Category: James Brown Bass Players

James Brown & Bobby Byrd featuring Bootsy Collins – Sex Machine & Soul Power

Bootsy Collins (born William Collins, October 26, 1951, Cincinnati) is one of the all-time great funk and R&B bassists/singer/bandleader. He formed his first group, the Pacesetters, in 1968, featuring Phelps “Catfish” Collins (his brother; guitar), Frankie “Kash” Waddy (drums), and…

Bernard Odum Played Bass with JB on ‘Soul Food’

James Brown band had a bass player named Bernard Odum – let's check him out now in Soul Food from May 1963. James Brown – Soul food "Writen by Ted Wright Lewis Hamlin and Teddy Washington (trumpets), St. Clair Pinckney and Clifford…

Fred Thomas Band: Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag

Another famous bass player for James Brown is Fred Thomas. Here is a video of his band playing Papa's Got a Brand New Bag Fred Thomas Band: Papa's Got a Brand New Bag "The Fred Thomas Band at the Doctorow Center…

Bootsy Collins with James Brown Live in 1971

Live! It's Bootsy Collins James Brown doing that funky thing in 1971. They're movin' and Groovin'. Bootsy Collins with James Brown Live (1971).flv "Bootsy Collins with James Brown Live (1971)" Check it out! Spread the love