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Bootsy Collins

b, g, *1951 US, Cincinnati
Singer / Musician / Songwriter of R&B/Soul and Hip-Hop/Rap
A.k.a. William Earl Collins Boo-Man-Choo Boot-Tron Bootzilla Captain P-Mo Casper (7) Fuzzface (3) Gadgitmon? Starr-Mon The Player (3) Zillatron

William Earl "Bootsy" Collins (born October 26, 1951) is an American musician and singer-songwriter.Rising to prominence with James Brown in the early 1970s, and later with Parliament-Funkadelic, Collins's driving bass guitar and humorous vocals established him as one of the leading names in funk. He is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, inducted in 1997 with 15 other members of Parliament-Funkadelic.

     
Instruments
  • Bass
  • Guitar
  • Drums
  • Vocals
  • Keyboards
Genres
  • R&B/Soul
  • Hip-Hop/Rap
  • Electronic
  • Dance
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
After Last Night (with Thundercat & Bootsy Collins) on An Evening With Silk Sonic by Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak & Silk Sonic
I'd Rather Be with You on Stretchin' Out In Bootsy's Rubber Band by Bootsy Collins
HONEYSUCKLE NECKBONE on DIAMONDS & FREAKS by BLK ODYSSY
Funky And You Know It - Myd Remix on Funky And You Know It by Shakedown, Bootsy Collins & Myd
What's a Telephone Bill? on Ahh...The Name Is Bootsy, Baby! by Bootsy Collins
The Influencers on The Influencers by Bootsy Collins
Bootzilla on Glory B, Da Funk's On Me! The Bootsy Collins Anthology by Bootsy Collins
Shine-O-Mite (Rag Poping) on Glory B, Da Funk's On Me! The Bootsy Collins Anthology by Bootsy Collins
Worth My While - Radio Edit on Worth My While by Bootsy Collins
Munchies for Your Love on Ahh...The Name Is Bootsy, Baby! by Bootsy Collins

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Boots & WheelsFive Alarm Funk, Bootsy Collins2018Single
Hot SaucerBootsy Collins2017Single
World Wide FunkBootsy Collins2017Album
AtomiumHifi Sean Ft. Bootsy Collins2016Album
Fuss On The Buss 2Ralphe Armstrong, Steve Bailey, Bootsy Collins, Larry Graham, Jonas Hellborg, Mike Inez, P-Nut, Hans-Jürgen Reznicek, Divinity Roxx, Leland Sklar, T.M. Stevens, Robert Trujillo, Verdine White2012Single
Tha Funk Capital Of The WorldBootsy Collins2011Album
Don't Take My FunkBootsy Collins Feat: Catfish Collins & Bobby Womack2011Single
JB-Still The ManBootsy Collins Featuring Al Sharpton2011Album
The Greasy BeatClaude VonStroke feat. Bootsy Collins2009Album
Funk For Your Ass (A Tribute To The Godfather Of Soul)Fred Wesley featuring John Jabo Starks & Clyde Stubblefield with Bootsy Collins2008Album
Classic Funk Songwriter Spotlight SeriesBootsy Collins2008Compil.
The Official Boot-Legged-Bootsy-CDBootsy Collins2008Album
Christmas Is 4 EverBootsy Collins2006Album
"Fear Da Tiger"Bootsy Collins2005Album
Dreamship SurpriseBootsy Collins Featuring Bonita2004Single
Dance To The MusicBootsy Collins Featuring One2003Album
Play With BootsyBootsy Collins feat. Kelli Ali2002Album
Soul Sista / Love Gangsta / Dance To The Music / Don't Let'EmBootsy Collins2002Album
Funk AllstarsBootsy Collins2002Album
Play With Bootsy - A Tribute To The FunkBootsy Collins2002Album
Glory B Da Funk's On Me - The Bootsy Collins AnthologyBootsy Collins2001Compil.
Party Lick-A-Ble'sBootsy Collins1998Album
Do The Freak (The Freaky Funky Delicious Remixes)Bootsy Collins1998Single
Fresh 'P' Remix CollectionBootsy Collins1998Compil.
I'm Leavin U (Gotta Go, Gotta Go)Bootsy Collins Feat. MC Lyte1997Single
Fresh Outta 'P' UniversityBootsy Collins1997Album
Baby BubbaDru Down Featuring Bootsy Collins1997Single
AXIOM Funk (Hip - Hop Remixes By DXT)Axiom Funk Hip - Hop Remixes By DXT Featuring Bootsy Collins, Buckethead, Afrika Bambaataa, T.C. Izlam, Shorty Black1996Album
Somebody's Watching YouKacha Featuring Bootsy Collins & Menace1995Single
Keepin' Dah Funk "Alive" 4-1995Bootsy Collins & Bootsy's New Rubber Band1995Album
Hollywood SquaresBootsy Collins1994Album
Back In The Day : The Best Of Bootsy CollinsBootsy Collins1994Compil.
Lettin Ya KnowGround Zero Featuring Bootsy Collins1991Album
Future Of The Funk EPGround Zero Featuring Bootsy Collins1991Album
Lettin Ya KnowGround Zero Featuring Bootsy Collins1991Single
Lettin Ya KnowGround Zero Featuring Bootsy Collins1990Album
Party On PlasticBootsy Collins1988Single
1st One 2 The Egg WinsBootsy Collins1988Album
What's Bootsy Doin' ?Bootsy Collins1988Album
The One Giveth, The Count Taketh AwayBootsy Collins1982Album
Mug PushBootsy Collins1980Single
Ultra WaveBootsy Collins1980Album
F-EncounterBootsy Collins1980Single
Is That My Song?Bootsy Collins1980Single
Stretchin' Out (In A Rubber Band) / Physical LoveBootsy Collins1976Single
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