“Music is one of the things that can help UNITE people when they’re divided! I have worked with countless people in the industry…many say that my work is the corner stone of what Good music is today…BUT what GOOD is all of that without…UNITY?”
Bassist of the original versions of “Get up (I feel like being) a sex machine”, “Super Bad”, and “Soul Power” by James Brown.
Author, performer of the original versions of “Mothership Connection”, “Give Up The Funk” and “Flashlight” with P-Funk. Collaborations with Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Buckethead, Chuck D, Sly Stone, Charlie Daniels, Dave Stewart, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Fatboy Slim, Bernie Worrell, Del McCoury, Doc Watson and so many others.
Bootsy Collins would also lead a prolific career with his Bootsy’s Rubber Band and solo.
In 1976, he formed his Bootsy’s Rubber Band. The group started with the ranked single “Stretchin ‘Out (In a Rubber Band)” in 1976, followed by “The Pinocchio Theory” (1977) and No. 1 “Bootzilla” (1978).