Ocean Aid: Funk Legends Ohio Players & Bootsy Collins head to Honolulu and HPR's ATC

Apr 28, 2017

This Sunday Ocean Aid is happening at the Waikīkī Shell from 4 to 10 p.m., a benefit for ocean preservation, with Ceelo Green, Fishbone, Bootsy Collins and the Ohio Players, among others, plus, it even offers free admission – check oceanaidhawaii.org for more details. HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence got a chance to speak with longtime Ohio Players drummer Diamond Williams and legendary bassist Bootsy Collins (who was part of James Brown, Parliament/Funkadelic, Bootsy's Rubber Band and numerous related projects) about their incredible lives and this important event.    

MORE TO HEAR AND SEE:

Hear the complete interviews:

    

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See a classic live video of the Ohio Players' Sweet Sticky Thing:

See a classic live video of Bootsy Collins playing I'd Rather Be With You:

See a classic video of Booty Collins performing live with James Brown on Italian TV: