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Looking Back with Bootsy

Martin Herron, unpublished, 2001

'SEX MACHINE'; 'Superbad'; 'One Nation Under A Groove'; 'Tear The Roof Of Tha Sucker' – Bootsy Collins' bass is the foundation stone of the House Of Funk, the bedrock of one of the most exciting and outrageous musical explosions of all time. This month Rhino release Glory B Da Funk's On Me, a 2CD anthology of his work as leader of Bootsy's Rubber Band, and he's impressed by how interested we are in his history on this side of the pond.

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