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Bootsy Collins

Read through the most famous quotes from Bootsy Collins

You have to get up and plant the seed and see if it grows, but you can't just wait around, you have to water it and take care of it.

— Bootsy Collins

#care #get #grows #just #plant

When I was coming up, we weren't trying to get a hit or get paid, we were just trying to do our thing. The only thing we were really trying to do was to be recognized for our originality.

— Bootsy Collins

#get #hit #i #just #only

A roast is like a get-together where people come down and talk about you and dog you out, the way you came up, the knucklehead things that you did, stuff like that.

— Bootsy Collins

#came #come #did #dog #down

But I'm always trying to plan ahead too and in doing so, and in working on this album, I've met a lot people that I hope to be involved with, on their records and in their situations.

— Bootsy Collins

#album #always #doing #hope #i

Catfish is not playing guitar no more, he's doing like a home-front thing. He had been in the business around ten years before I got in it, so I guess he's had enough of it.

— Bootsy Collins

#been #before #business #catfish #doing

I guess some of today's programming has rubbed off on me because I find myself having to set time around for touring, putting that together and then setting time around for recording.

— Bootsy Collins

#because #find #guess #having #i

I try to bring it across on my record, in my dress, in what I do and what I say because to me humor is important. You should have a dose of that and I guess giving it is what I'm here for.

— Bootsy Collins

#because #bring #dose #dress #giving

I wanna keep creating those situations for myself so I don't have to be out front all the time. Then when I do have to be out front, I can do it to the max.

— Bootsy Collins

#front #i #i can #i do #keep

I've thought maybe of getting younger artists out doing stuff, like I used to do a lot of. I don't wanna do it day in and day out like I used to, but I still wanna do it.

— Bootsy Collins

#day #doing #getting #i #like

It's a whole other ball game and I am glad that I fit into that space where, whatever it is that you want to do and you are doing as long as you are happy with it, then you know What the Heck!

— Bootsy Collins

#ball #ball game #doing #fit #game

About Bootsy Collins

Bootsy Collins Quotes

Did you know about Bootsy Collins?

Bootsy has collaborated extensively with Bill Laswell and made appearances on two Fatboy Slim records Illuminati as well as reading a poem at the end of FatBoy Slims's release in the LateNightTales DJ mix series. Bootsy's Rubber Band became the defacto backing musicians for Deee-Lite during a world tour. The record was credited to "Bonzo goes to Washington" (also referenced in the 1985 Ramones song "Bonzo goes to Bitburg" derived from Reagan's starring role as Professor Peter Boyd in the 1951 comedy film Bedtime for Bonzo).

Rising to prominence with James Brown in the late 1960s and with Parliament-Funkadelic in the '70s Collins's driving bass guitar and humorous vocals establiBootsy Collinsd 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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