Bootsy Collins Quotes


29 Bootsy Collins quotes:



"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."
"Everyone in the band pretty much knows that whatever they want to do I am there for them, if they need my help or not, I am there for them."
"That's pretty much what we try to do. Stay with that one instead of following the Jones, I just like to come up with my own stuff."
"Usually when I'm out doing stuff, I'm just out in the wild, doing the wild thing. I don't really get a chance to just chill out until I come here, in my creative space."
"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."
"WWBC (What Would Bootsy Do) on Christmas."
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Christmas Quotes
"But by us doing a lot on the road, we were able to afford things like videos on the tours, cartoons that we'd open up the shows with. We were doing that way back when and now it's the hippest thing to do. We're just coming back around, I guess trying to play catch-up."
"Coming from the James Brown school, I had learned a lot of stuff before I got with George. It was from one extreme to the other."
"I wanted to get my recording and become a musician again, work; with other people, do that kind of thing because I kind of got away from that for a while once we started happening, you know, selling records, sold out concerts."
"Nowadays, it's like two different arenas, recording and touring. When I started way back in the day, doing both was nothing, you didn't have to think about it, the road and recording."
"We are all human and I want to relate that message to all people."
"I like being out front, doing what I do, but then I also like playing in a band too. I'd like to do stuff like I did with Deee-lite. I went out and played with them and they were the stars, that was cool."
"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."
"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."
"We were brash young fellows'. I was always hanging with the older crowd anyway. The musicians were the Hip Cats, and I was hanging with them anyway. I Just started out real early."
"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."
"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."
"Yeah, because what it all boils down to is at the end of the day, we are all riding on the same boat and we have to learn how to deal with each other. I think that the music and what we do in our actions is what can kind of bring us together, hopefully."
"I'd like to have younger people around me and that I'll be involved with them a lot more now, as opposed to me being the main focal point."
"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!"



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