Bootsy Collins: I Can't Keep All This Funk To Myself

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Legendary musician Bootsy Collins is launching Funk University. He laments that kids today can't tell their James Brown from their George Clinton. The online school will offer classes in bass guitar.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

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The legendary musician whose anthem is "One Nation Under a Groove" is now offering a degree in funk. This summer, Bootsy Collins is launching Funk University. Bootsy laments that kids today can't tell their James Brown from their George Clinton. So the online school, or FU, will offer classes in bass guitar from Professors Flea, Victor Wooten and others. Anyone aiming to get an A will surely be chanting: Feet dont fail me now.

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