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Thread started 12/10/11 12:20pm

Praxis

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Prince working with Bootsy Collins

Can any1 confirm if Prince and Bootsy ever worked 2gether? Do they have any history 2gether? It just seems as if the 2 would make some serious funk 2gether. Prince has had some of the greatest bass players, from Brownmark, to Sonny T, Levi, Larry and now Ida. Thx in advance 4 any insights...both of these funkateers r legends in their own right.

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Reply #1 posted 12/10/11 12:21pm

rdhull

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oh geezus..log off

Roger Ebert:rest in peace
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Reply #2 posted 12/10/11 12:26pm

Praxis

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rdhull said:

funk is beautiful

Bootsy Collins is the Man Who Put Bass In Yer Face
— the original funk 'n' roll wild child, the Godzilla-toned high minister of the all-powerful "one," a sly dog who— with his trademark psychedelic stovepipe, knee-high platform boots and star-studded bass guitars — makes the Cat in the Hat look tame.

whoooooooo baby

yesss

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Reply #3 posted 12/10/11 12:31pm

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The answer to your first question is no, they have never worked together.

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Reply #4 posted 12/10/11 12:46pm

nayroo2002

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^^

Not even maybe close to meeting on 'Hey Man, Smell My Finger'?

I mean, George was right there!

Nothing?

Really?

Prost!

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Reply #5 posted 12/10/11 12:49pm

Yellooo

If they ever colab 2gether, i'd seriously kiss princes ass and say "ABOUT FUCKING TIME MAN!"

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Reply #6 posted 12/10/11 12:49pm

Praxis

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TheDigitalGardener said:

The answer to your first question is no, they have never worked together.

thank you. part of me thinks they could produce great work 2gether, but another part wonders if Booty's personality might b 2 strong 4 Prince. but they seem 2 b on similiar cosmic trips tho. i just read:

"The secret that I learned," he explains from Bootzilla Word Headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, "is that you can not tell the Universe what to do. When the Universe is ready, it will tell you — and then you got to be ready. And when the Universe told me it was time to record my new album, Lord, I was ready!" So was an elite coterie of Bootsy's friends, a blend of musicians and cultural giants who took up temporary residence in Tha Funk Capitol of the World to help the illustrious Mr. Collins create a collective masterpiece so full of grooves, grit, guts and glory that he calls it "the best thing I've ever done — a whole new chapter in the life of Bootsy."

so, Bootsy and Prince r on the party-ethereal funkalicious vibration

mo' reading

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Reply #7 posted 12/10/11 12:54pm

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nayroo2002 said:

^^

Not even maybe close to meeting on 'Hey Man, Smell My Finger'?

Meeting someone and working with them are two different things.

It's quite possible that they have met.

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Reply #8 posted 12/10/11 1:18pm

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Praxis said:

rdhull said:

funk is beautiful

Bootsy Collins is the Man Who Put Bass In Yer Face
— the original funk 'n' roll wild child, the Godzilla-toned high minister of the all-powerful "one," a sly dog who— with his trademark psychedelic stovepipe, knee-high platform boots and star-studded bass guitars — makes the Cat in the Hat look tame.

whoooooooo baby

yesss

I know who Bootsy is.

But stop making thread titles that are misleading.

Roger Ebert:rest in peace
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Reply #9 posted 12/10/11 1:55pm

nayroo2002

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^^

that's true.

Prince is not working with Bootsy.

...although they could have met...

Prost! beer

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Reply #10 posted 12/10/11 1:58pm

jayARDAHB

Praxis said:

Prince has had some of the greatest bass players, from Brownmark, to Sonny T, Levi, Larry and now Ida.

Prince's bass players have always been very good...

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Reply #11 posted 12/10/11 10:06pm

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It's only my pet theory, but I think the guest artist The One on Play With Bootsy is Prince. I just can't help but think every time I hear Groove Eternal, and Dance to the Music,that Prince had involvement in these songs. Not necessarily the lead vocal, but I swear I hear him the background vocals. The lyrics definitely reference Prince.
"So fierce U look 2night, the brightest star pales 2 Ur sex..."
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Reply #12 posted 12/11/11 3:14am

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rdhull said:

Praxis said:

Bootsy Collins is the Man Who Put Bass In Yer Face
— the original funk 'n' roll wild child, the Godzilla-toned high minister of the all-powerful "one," a sly dog who— with his trademark psychedelic stovepipe, knee-high platform boots and star-studded bass guitars — makes the Cat in the Hat look tame.

whoooooooo baby

yesss

I know who Bootsy is.

But stop making thread titles that are misleading.

no 1 is making u read anything, plz control yourself lol

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Reply #13 posted 12/11/11 3:16am

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kenkamken said:

It's only my pet theory, but I think the guest artist The One on Play With Bootsy is Prince. I just can't help but think every time I hear Groove Eternal, and Dance to the Music,that Prince had involvement in these songs. Not necessarily the lead vocal, but I swear I hear him the background vocals. The lyrics definitely reference Prince.

I feel that. Bootsy is not only a great bassist, but his craftmanship in song-writing and production are well-refined. From my side, I hope that eventually, the 2 could link up.

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Reply #14 posted 12/11/11 3:53am

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Hmmm... I'm not so sure. Putting two great musicians together does not mean the music will be twice as good. And with Bootsy being the only person in the world who can rival Prince in terms of charisma, I think Prince would risk being overshadowed by Bootsy on stage.
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bobbyperu said:

Hmmm... I'm not so sure. Putting two great musicians together does not mean the music will be twice as good. And with Bootsy being the only person in the world who can rival Prince in terms of charisma, I think Prince would risk being overshadowed by Bootsy on stage.

that is my concern...2 big ego's...2 little humility...but, it was a nice thought anyway...I can picture Prince on stage shouting "Bootsy!!!!"

headbang

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Reply #16 posted 12/11/11 5:05am

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Hmmm... I'm not so sure. Putting two great musicians together does not mean the music will be twice as good. And with Bootsy being the only person in the world who can rival Prince in terms of charisma, I think Prince would risk being overshadowed by Bootsy on stage.

Prince and Bootsy working together would be great! Two of my musical heros on one stage....However, Prince might not only be overshadowed musically...Man, Bootsy is twice as tall as Prince. I really think that this could be a reason for Prince not to be on one stage with Bootzilla....

BTW, there was some rumor that Prince was on Bootsy's 2002 album "Play with Bootsy", creditted as "One". Later these rumors prooved not to be true. However, the album definately has some purple sounding tracks...Check out "Groove Eternal":

http://www.youtube.com/wa...cDoqKAINH8

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Reply #17 posted 12/11/11 5:14am

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.....In 1997, Prince and Bootsy WERE on the same stage when Prince introduced Parliament/Funkadelic in R&R Hall of Fame:

http://www.youtube.com/wa...tmzqygNcOo

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Reply #18 posted 12/11/11 5:36am

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Yellooo said:

If they ever colab 2gether, i'd seriously kiss princes ass and say "ABOUT FUCKING TIME MAN!"

yeahthat

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Reply #19 posted 12/11/11 5:43am

Praxis

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jazzz said:

.....In 1997, Prince and Bootsy WERE on the same stage when Prince introduced Parliament/Funkadelic in R&R Hall of Fame:

http://www.youtube.com/wa...tmzqygNcOo

thx 4 all the info and links...much appreciated, and i will follow up. as 4 their personalities working 2gether, or their physical images - lawd knows if they can overcome those things, magic of a funky kind could happen

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Reply #20 posted 12/11/11 7:05am

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jazzz said:

bobbyperu said:

Hmmm... I'm not so sure. Putting two great musicians together does not mean the music will be twice as good. And with Bootsy being the only person in the world who can rival Prince in terms of charisma, I think Prince would risk being overshadowed by Bootsy on stage.

Prince and Bootsy working together would be great! Two of my musical heros on one stage....However, Prince might not only be overshadowed musically...Man, Bootsy is twice as tall as Prince. I really think that this could be a reason for Prince not to be on one stage with Bootzilla....

BTW, there was some rumor that Prince was on Bootsy's 2002 album "Play with Bootsy", creditted as "One". Later these rumors prooved not to be true. However, the album definately has some purple sounding tracks...Check out "Groove Eternal":

http://www.youtube.com/wa...cDoqKAINH8

Man, Bootsy is twice as tall as Prince. I really think that this could be a reason for Prince not to be on one stage with Bootzilla....

Just saw this which I think confirms ya point

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Reply #21 posted 12/11/11 8:52am

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jazzz said:

.....In 1997, Prince and Bootsy WERE on the same stage when Prince introduced Parliament/Funkadelic in R&R Hall of Fame:

http://www.youtube.com/wa...tmzqygNcOo

I was just gonna say this. My sster produced that with Joel gallen directing. Ii was backstage as i was helping her with production stuff and i can say they were both complimentary to each other in conversation and had each had a reverence for one another. i saw Prince introdue Mayte to Bootsy as his wife. It was a great night. Backstage at the time also was none other then Michael Jackson and Barry Gibb, Diana Ross, Mavis, Tom Pettry\, Feliz Cavalieri fron the the Rascals who also lives in MPLS

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Reply #22 posted 12/11/11 1:38pm

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jazzz said:

Man, Bootsy is twice as tall as Prince. I really think that this could be a reason for Prince not to be on one stage with Bootzilla....

falloff

Mystery solved!

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Reply #23 posted 12/11/11 5:56pm

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rdhull said:

stop making thread titles that are misleading.

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is only one defense: the creative act.


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Reply #24 posted 12/11/11 10:22pm

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arX said:

rdhull said:

stop making thread titles that are misleading.

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Reply #25 posted 12/12/11 2:17am

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lwr001 said:

jazzz said:

.....In 1997, Prince and Bootsy WERE on the same stage when Prince introduced Parliament/Funkadelic in R&R Hall of Fame:

http://www.youtube.com/wa...tmzqygNcOo

I was just gonna say this. My sster produced that with Joel gallen directing. Ii was backstage as i was helping her with production stuff and i can say they were both complimentary to each other in conversation and had each had a reverence for one another. i saw Prince introdue Mayte to Bootsy as his wife. It was a great night. Backstage at the time also was none other then Michael Jackson and Barry Gibb, Diana Ross, Mavis, Tom Pettry\, Feliz Cavalieri fron the the Rascals who also lives in MPLS

that is the original reason why I asked. it's like the LG, Maceo and recent Prince trio. Bootsy, like George Clinton, is one of the pillars of funk...it would be great to hear his bass in the NPG mix

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Reply #26 posted 12/14/11 1:57pm

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Is it really only possible to post pics on here from a Photobucket account or Picasa? I am trying to post some cool pics Michael Weintrob did of Bootsy, went through the process of creating a Picasa on my Google and still can't find a url for the photos I wanted to share. Anyhow, maybe there's a simpler way that I don't know about, it just seems like a laborious process to share a simple photo, so I'll post the link:

http://www.michaelweintrob.com/#

and then click on INSTRUMENTHEAD

[Edited 12/14/11 13:58pm]

"So fierce U look 2night, the brightest star pales 2 Ur sex..."
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Reply #27 posted 12/14/11 2:36pm

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I dont think thats Prince's type but it would be nasty!

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