Stretchin' Out in Bootsy's Rubber Band
|Stretchin' Out in Bootsy's Rubber Band|
|Studio album by Bootsy's Rubber Band|
|Released||August 6, 1976|
United Sound Systems, Detroit, Michigan
|Bootsy's Rubber Band chronology|
Stretchin' Out in Bootsy's Rubber Band is the first album by American funk and soul band Bootsy's Rubber Band, an offshoot act of Parliament-Funkadelic led by bassist and vocalist William "Bootsy" Collins. It was released on August 6, 1976, on Warner Bros. Records.
Recording and Release
The album was recorded around the same time as Parliament's Mothership Connection and Funkadelic's Let's Take It To The Stage at United Sound Systems in Detroit, Michigan. The album was produced by Collins and George Clinton. Collins co-wrote all of the album's seven songs (two with Clinton, one with vocalist Leslyn Bailey and four with Clinton and other band members) and did the arrangements (horn arrangements in collaboration with Fred Wesley).
Since its original release, Stretchin' Out in Bootsy's Rubber Band has been reissued and remastered several times. In 2007, the album was licensed through Rhino Records and reissued through the Collectors Choice Music service.
|1.||"Stretchin' Out (In a Rubber Band)"||William Collins, George Clinton||6:53|
|2.||"Psychoticbumpschool"||W. Collins, G. Clinton, Bernard Worrell, Phelps Collins||5:21|
|3.||"Another Point of View"||W. Collins, G. Clinton, P. Collins||7:02|
|4.||"I'd Rather Be With You"||W. Collins, G. Clinton, Gary Cooper||5:00|
|5.||"Love Vibes"||W. Collins, Leslyn Bailey||4:54|
|6.||"Physical Love"||W. Collins, G. Clinton, G. Cooper, Garry Shider||4:50|
|7.||"Vanish in Our Sleep"||W. Collins, G. Clinton||5:49|
Certain personnel are credited under nicknames on the album sleeve. The full names are given below.
|1976||Stretchin' Out in Bootsy's Rubber Band||59||10|
|1976||"I'd Rather Be With You"||—||25||—|
|"Stretchin' Out (In A Rubber Band)"||—||18||—|
- Garmon, Ron (2007). Stretchin' Out in Bootsy's Rubber Band (booklet). Bootsy's Rubber Band. Collectors Choice Music. pp. 1–4. CCM-845.
- "Bootsy's Rubber Band US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-07-13.
- "Bootsy's Rubber Band US singles chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-07-13.