Phelps “Catfish” Collins– guitarist for [lastfm]James Brown[/lastfm] and Parliament/Funkadelic, and brother of bassist [lastfm]Bootsy Collins[/lastfm]– passed away Friday, August 6, after a battle with cancer, reports the Cincinnati Enquirer. (Via Rolling Stone.) Collins was 66.
Along with playing on [lastfm]James Brown[/lastfm] classics including “Soul Power”, “Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine”, and “Super Bad”, he contributed to the soundtrack to the 2007 film Superbad.
[ Source: Pitchfork]