Friday, 10 October 2008

Bootsy's Rubber Band - Jungle Bass 1990

4th & Broadway Records BRECD 550

One for the Funky People out there, I know there are a few. William Bootsy Collins was one of James Brown's regular band, The JB's, in the late 1960s before joining forces with George Clinton and the Parliament-Funkadelic cartel in the '70s, Collins' driving bass guitar and humorous vocals established him as one of the leading names in funk. His signature instrument is a custom-built star-shaped bass guitar he calls the Space Bass. Collins was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1997 with fifteen other members of Parliament-Funkadelic.

Check the names on this list of credits, a veritable 'Who's Who' in the Funk business.

In 1990 Bootsy collaborated with Deee-Lite on their massive hit Groove Is In The Heart where he contributed additional vocals along with Q-Tip from A Tribe Called Quest. Although he also appeared in the music video playing the bass, the bassline in the song is actually a sample of a Herbie Hancock song called Bring Out The Birds, Bootsy's Rubber Band did become the backing musicians for Deee-Lite during their world tour though. Despite being thoroughly busy they still had time to produce this wonderful bit of experimental music. 30 minutes of cyberfunk!

  • Jungle Bass (Jungle One/Long Form)
  • Disciples Of Funk (Return Of The Funkateers)
  • Jungle Bass (House Of Bass Mix)
  • Interzone (Silent Hush-Hush Mix/Cyberfunk)
The Download Link is here: Download
Filename: Jungle Bass CDS.rar Filesize: 46.5 MB


  1. good to have u back dude


  2. Very glad you're back again!^^

  3. Thank You so much for this funky/jazzy/housy maxi!!! Also, I would like to thank you for all hard-to-find stuff we can find here... Specially for the Street Sounds Editions !!!




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