Ahh…The Name Is Bootsy Baby! was released January 1977, certified RIAA Gold 4/13/77, and peaked on Billboard at #16, and #1 on the R&B charts. Here it is celebrated with an Authentic, First Presentation, First-State, RIAA “Floater” format gold record.William Bootsy Collins rose to prominence with James Brown in the early 1970s, and later with Parliament-Funkadelic. His driving bass guitar and humorous vocals established him as one of the leading names in funk. Collins is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, inducted in 1997 with fifteen other members of Parliament-Funkadelic.