Thursday, July 17, 2008

BOOTSY COLLINS Tribute to James Brown Paris Bataclan July 16th

Bootsy Collins & The Hardest Working Band Featuring, The Original JB Rhythm Section & Tony Wilson.
With Vicki Anderson , Martha High & Tomi Rae Brown

NEW ONLINE VIDEO (updated July 18th ) "Maybe the last time" here :

All pictures are from our mate PATRICE GUINO. He's da man...

Show started with House Band playing some JB covers.
Vicki Anderson

Soul Sister Vicki Anderson ( among all the girls James Brown had as backing vocalists she was his favorite singer ) sang " message to the soul sisters" .

Mr Brown' s in Da House / MC Danny Ray at work

Then MC Danny Ray introduced Tony Wilson. He's a fantastic singer and dancer , it's like having a young James Brown in front of you , pretty amazing ...
Tony" Young James "wilson & The Funky Divas United

Tomi Rae Brown ( James Brown former wife and Backing Vocalist ) sang a couple of tunes too.
Tomi Rae Brown

Tony Wilson came back for more funky stuff ... before Bootsy Collins left his bass guitar to introduced every musicians and the Funky Divas.
Bootsy Da MC...

...introducing everyone ( Clyde & Jabo )
Da Collins Bros French kissin' ( right )

Funky Divas Martha High and Vicki Anderson

Things are gettin' hot between Tony Wilson & Patti ( left )

Nice Hat Bootsy ! Sorry Honey ;-)

Tony Wilson gave us some more ... ( see video " please please please " )
Bootsy Collins ended the show on vocals with "get up, get into, get involved " and with a 15 min long fantastic rendition of " We want the Funk " , he walked out in the audience which went nuts.
That was it, once again A FUNKY GOOD NIGHT !!!

Bootsy on his way home ...

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