Bootsy Collins & Bernie Worrell

Bootsy Collins & Bernie Worrell

Bootsy Collins & Bernie Worrell

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Bootsy Collins is one of the all-time great funk and R&B bassists, besides being a consummate character. Born in Cincinnati, Collins formed the Pacesetters during the '60s, a unit that not only included vocalist Philippe Wynne (later of Spinners fame), but also George Clinton as a sideman. Collins and Clinton soon established a lifelong personal and musical friendship, and Collins and his comrades became part of the JB's, James Brown's backing band, from 1969 to 1971. Collins' inspired, clever progressions and patterns were a vital part of such records as "Get Up, I Feel Like...
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