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Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, June 1976

"SAY MAN, do you think these shades make me look just a little like Bootsy Collins? Eh?" ...

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The Amazing Disco-Man from Planet X

Review by Cliff White, New Musical Express, July 1976

PARLIAMENT: Mothership Connection (Casablanca)BOOTSY'S RUBBER BAND: Stretchin' Out (Warners) ...

It's a PARLIAFUNKADELIC-BOOTSYMENT THANG!!

Interview by Cliff White, New Musical Express, August 1976

"THERE'S a lot of chocolate cities around. We got Newark, we got Gary, somebody told me we got L.A. And we're working on Atlanta. But ...

Bootsy's Rubber Band: Ahh…The Name Is Bootsy, Baby! (Warner Bros.)*****

Review by Vivien Goldman, Sounds, March 1977

FAR BELOW them they could still see the billowing blankets of smoke covering the scorched air that had been their cities. ...

Bootsy Collins: Space Bass Reveals Plans for Planetary Domination

Report by Cliff White, New Musical Express, August 1977

Bootsy's Rubber Band, Funkadelic: On video, from... Houston, Texas ...

Bootsy Collins

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, April 1978

IN THE two years of 'its' acceptance, Bootsy's Rubber Band has become established as one of America's leading progressive R&B bands. Each of their three ...

Bootsy's Rubber Band, Raydio: Felt Forum, NYC

Live Review by Cliff White, New Musical Express, April 1978

SELF-STYLED Player Of The Year, Bootsy Collins is hip to the dynamics of Showtime. As his music is a fantastic flight from bases built by ...

Bootsy Collins: 'Don't Leave Home Without Your F.U.N.K!'

Interview by Vivien Goldman, Sounds, June 1978

"I WANNA PLAY with the kids", Bootsy Collins said, yearning. Walking down the gravel path winding past the white neo-Classical pillars of Kenwood House, Highgate, ...

Bootsy: Developments in the Popcorn Industry

Interview by Paul Rambali, New Musical Express, June 1978

...a.k.a. A Visit To The funk Factory a.k.a. A Meeting With A Black Man In Daft Glasses a.k.a. PAUL RAMBALI talks to superfunkster BOOTSY COLLINS ...

Bootsy's Rubber Band: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Cliff White, New Musical Express, July 1978

A MESSAGE from the Mothership: "If you ain't gonna get it on, take your dead ass home." Some did...some of those dead asses...they couldn't cope ...

Bootsy's Rubber Band: This Boot Is Made For Fonk-n (Warners)

Review by Pete Wingfield, Melody Maker, July 1979

THE WORLD'S zaniest bass-player is back, whatever the truth of reports about a nervous breakdown; or, as he tells us himself: "I dug the concern ...

Bootsy Collins: Nothing Will Stop The Funk

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, October 1979

B&S drops in on Bootsy who says it out loud... ...

Bootsy Collins

Interview by Mark Sinker, Wire, The, October 1993

2005 note: Much of the cultural rhetoric surrounding funk is just teacher’s-pet attempts to plod-cram the music back into the squarest box available – I ...

Bootsy Collins on Bootsy Collins

Interview by Marc Weingarten, MOJO, April 1998

‘Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine’James Brown (King single, 1970) ...

Looking Back with Bootsy

Retrospective and Interview by 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 ...

Funk: Bootsy Collins & OutKast

Interview by Angus Batey, Dazed & Confused, December 2001

What is funk anyway? A type of music? A sound? An attitude, a style, a feeling? ...

see also George Clinton

see also Funkadelic

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