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  1. Tumor takes Bootsy Collins off his tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 |

    Tumor takes Bootsy Collins off his tour A tumor has taken Cincinnati funk legend off his tour with Check out this story on Local music legend Bootsy Collins plays at Saturday's Health Expo in Washington Park, hosted by the Center for Closing the Health Gap. A tumor has taken Cincinnati funk legend Bootsy Collins off his tour, according to the bass player's Facebook page .


  2. Intergalactic funksters Parliament & George Clinton bring the Funk to Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | PRLog US Entertainment

    ... enthusiasm for the now legendary tune. "Everybody's got a little light under the sun! With Bernie Worrell, Bootsy Collins and Parliament-Funkadelic, "Flashlight" the Sh*t!" " - George Clinton Archie Ivy, a member of Clinton's management team and a ...


  3. New Versions of 'Achy Breaky Heart' Confirm We Are Living Through the End TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | KQED

    ... Father o' Miley has assured the world that we have " an EDM funk version " coming our way, thanks in part to Bootsy Collins . (Shame on you, Bootsy!) No confirmation yet on whether the four horsemen will ride in before or after it debuts. Billy Ray ...


  4. Today's EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... funked-up R&B tailor-made for grown folks to bump and grind. The prolific Cincinnati native was mentored by Bootsy Collins and Roger Troutman, cribbing fashion tips from the former and synth love from the latter, and spent 25 years with electro-funk ...


  5. Telluride Jazz Festival Announces 2017 LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | JamBase

    ... at Town Park. Organizers of the event have just revealed the 2017 artist lineup. Mavis Staples, Macy Gray and Bootsy Collins & World-Wide Funk Drive have been tapped to headline this year's festival. Lee Fields & The Expressions, Miles Mosley + The ...


  6. Mavis Staples, Macy Gray, Bootsy Collins top 2017 Telluride Jazz Festival lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Denver Post

    ... of 20 announced artists. But the top three names here are sure to turn heads. Mavis Staples, Macy Gray and Bootsy Collins round out the headliners, three artists atop distinctly different realms of the jazz/R&B tradition: Staples traces her roots to ...


  7. Former Meter George Porter Jr. keeps New Orleans soul alive and wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Charleston City Paper

    ... bassist George Porter Jr. was down there handling the bottom end. Rather than being a show player like Bootsy Collins or a workmanlike genius like Motown's (and South Carolina's) James Jamerson, Porter's magic lay in how tastefully he played, ...


  8. Former Beyonce bassist Divinity Roxx to perform at Jazz Cafe in Plains TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Weekender

    ... Way," Roxx reached critical acclaim with 2012's "The Roxx Boxx Experience," an album featuring funk legend Bootsy Collins and hip-hop heavyweight Killer Mike. Roxx flows effortlessly from cerebral jazz, to gritty funk, elegant soul and even heavy ...


  9. Justin Johnson : AmmoLand's Music Reload Featured Artist ~ VIDEO Vol3Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | AmmoLand

    ... Master" by John Carter Cash, and a "musical visionary " by Ted Nugent, has had his " funk " praised by Bootsy Collins, and his musical approach described as " timeless " by North Mississippi Allstar frontman Luther Dickinson. He has been recognized ...


  10. Premiere: Prince's Former Bassist Nik West Unleashes The Funk...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Vibe

    Known for her proficient skills on the guitar, singer-songwriter Nik West makes the rough times feel like quite alright with "Bottom of The Bottle." With co-signs from Steven Tyler and Bootsy Collins and Lenny Kravitz, West shines as bright as her purple ringlets in the visuals for the track.


  11. Bootsy Collins, City Council hope to save famous recording studioRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    Funk musician Bootsy Collins and Cincinnati city leaders are fighting to keep a piece of music history from being torn down. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer was at City Hall Tuesday where he talked pushed to save legendary King Records in Evanston on Bewster Street.


  12. Watch Childish Gambino Perform Fiery 'Redbone' on 'Fallon'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | RollingStone

    ... "Redbone" contains multiple references to 1970s classics like Isaac Hayes' version of "The Look of Love" and Bootsy Collins' "I'd Rather Be With You." To help recreate that era's full-band glory, the singer brought plenty of extra firepower to The ...


  13. R&B Gold: James Brown - Building a Bridge to FunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Bass Player

    ... pattern Thomas built his line around, and true to what would become a hallmark of James Brown's non-Bootsy Collins-fueled music, the bass part never changes. By September of that year, Brown released "Out of Sight," the track that many (including ...


  14. BP Recommends: New Releases from Dominique DiPiazza, Vulfpeck, Prana, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Bass Player

    ... of business for CJ & Co. on "Devil's Gun," Wilton Felder conjures magic on the Jackson 5's "ABC," and a young Bootsy Collins stokes the flames on Lyn Collin's "Think (About It)." Other tunes-including Leon Bridges' version of the Temptations' "Ball ...


  15. The Egg play rare gig for the Dazzling Mojitos Festival at The Forge, CamdenRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | This is Local London

    ... Shambala in that group too for its awesomeness Loved Pink Floyd, Supertramp for their epicness, chords, etc.. Bootsy Collins, Clyde Stubblefield (the JB's) but probably Massive Attack made it feel more possible - being from Bristol too. We were ...


  16. Childish Gambino Plays The '70sRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | MTV

    ... in opposition to Big Boi's. On "Awaken, My Love!" , Glover's singing voice is George Clinton, Harry Nilsson, Bootsy Collins. The 11 tracks are more than listenable - each, with the exception of the cloying "California," is actually pleasurable. But ...


  17. Songs We Love: Topaz Jones, 'Motion Sickness / Grass'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | National Public Radio

    ... over 35 minutes. The production is an infectious combination of chillwave and funk basslines that would make Bootsy Collins beam with pride. Many of the songs focus on women. "Motion Sickness" is a breakup-to-makeup song that, refreshingly, isn't ...


  18. Sound on Sound Review: Thundercat South Los Angeles Renaissance jazz oddity cuts looseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... as his bass was equal parts robotic vomit and g-funk electronics channeling George Clinton's charisma and Bootsy Collins' bombast. Bruner shines with an eccentric virtuosity indebted to the history of Miles Davis and John Coltrane, but he sheds ...


  19. Winter Night Life PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | The New Yorker

    ... Massenburg-Smith, the twenty-eight-year-old is a student of funk, and counts the Parliament-Funkadelic and Bootsy Collins sides that he encountered in his youth as dot connectors for his unorthodox style. His dA but album, "Big Baby D.R.A.M.," ...


  20. Friday SOS PicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... their first band. Libby Webster 11:40pm, the Keep stage Hard to make bass the lead instrument unless you're Bootsy Collins or Thundercat. Boasting the cosmic bass swirls in Erykah Badu's New Amerykah (2008) and Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly ...