Bootsy Collins

Psychedelic soul, Musical Artist

1951 –

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Who is Bootsy Collins?

William Earl "Bootsy" Collins 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. Collins is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, inducted in 1997 with fifteen other members of Parliament-Funkadelic.

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Born
Oct 26, 1951
Cincinnati
Also known as
  • William Earl Collins
  • William Collins
  • Bootsy Coolins
  • William "Bootsy" Collins
  • Zillatron
  • William Bootsy Collins
  • Bootsy Collins & The Rubber Band
  • Boosty Collins
  • William Earl "Bootsy" Collins
Siblings
Spouses
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Cincinnati

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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