Encyclopedia > Charles Butch Watson

  Article Content

Charles Butch Watson

     Charles Butch Watson               

              Guitarist/Songwriter      Highlights>>>>>>

1. Parliament , guitarist, with Richard Boyce (Bass Guitar) Frankie Boyce(Guitar) Michael Lewis(Drums)Winkie Sykes,(percussion), Jo-Jo Boyce (vocals)...This group is from Butch’s hometown, Plainfield, New Jersey... Parliament/Funkadelic are in the Rock ’N Roll Hall of Fame...Also background chorus for 1996 Yokohama Bay Hall Show../(pulled from the audience by P-Funk Bassist Billy Nelson!!!)

2. Quazar, Guitarist, Songwriter, Arista Records, New York City

  1. 10 USA Soul R&B Charts..., this group was formed by former lead Parliament Funkadelic Lead Singer/Guitar Glen Goins(1978)Kevin Goins (Lead Vocals and guitar) Greg Fitts Keyboards /Shaidi Richard Banks> Keyboards/ Moochie Jackson>bass)Jeff Adams>(drums) Darryl Dixon>Saxophone"Darryl soloed on Bernie Worrell"s(Funkadelic's) #1 "FlashLight")and toured with the Sting/POLICE/GHOST In The MACHINE Tour), Monica Peters (trumpet), Darryl DeliBerto> (Percussion,) with Butch's brother, Master Guitarist, Harry Watson /(Guitar)/> Butch Watson (Guitar)&Co-writer of "Working On the Building", Parliament Funkadelic Drummer:>>Jerome" Big Foot" Brailey/ Never Forget the untouchable "Peachena"> Lead Vocalist

3. Catherine Lara, Lead Guitarist for album “ Coup De Feel”

          CBS France(1980)

4. Wilson Pickett,1982 guitarist, songwriter, Warner Brothers album

           “ I Need Someone”...  (guitar for live New York City shows at that time)... Butch co- wrote the song "Granny" with Wilson Pickett... Butch worked with Billy Bass Nelson (Parliament Funkadelic) bassist/vocalist/ songwriter on this project..Wilson Pickett is in the Rock ‘N Roll Hall of Fame/>... Richard Shaidi Banks>keyboards, Darryl Dixon(sax-piano-drums), Harry Watson (guitar) and Gary  "Silk" Wilson (vocals)>(Denver, Colorado) were all responsible for  the taking  off of this project.

5. David Byrne, ...(1982) Butch played guitar for Busta Jones/ David Bryne (leader of the Talking Heads)/ in New York City/Peppermint Lounge Show with Bernie Worrell(Parliament Funkadelic>Keyboards... Byrne later received a Grammy Award with Sakamoto Ryuichi for the sound track:“ The Last Emperor”

6. Talking Heads, Assistant Sound Engineer,(1983-84)(to Rick Coberly) for the “Speaking In Tongues/ Stop Making Sense” Tour...Top 10 Rock Charts...Warner Bros./ Talking Heads are in the Rock ’N Roll Hall of Fame

7. The Tom Tom Club..Assistant Sound Engineer/ (1983-1984)“ Stop Making Sense” Tour... Their song “Genius of Love” was #1 twice: The first time by the Tom Tom Club, the second time as “Fantasy”, by Mariah Carey

8. Talking Heads/Tom Tom Club Movie “Stop Making Sense” the Movie, Sound Supervisor/Assistant Sound Engineer... Los Angeles.(1983-1984).

9. Mtume {Em-tu-me}, keyboard programmer(DX7) for the album “ You Me and He”... CBS Sony...#1 USA Soul Charts

10. Dub U 5... Associate Producer for the Album “World Beat”/Reggae... Montreal,Quebec. Canada/ CEC Productions... World Records..

11. Every Little Thing { ELT } Tokyo<Japan, Background Chorus for 1999 TV Special AVEX TRAX... ELT has been a top 10 group the last five years in Japan

12. Amuro Namie(Japan's #1 vocalist (1993-2000)/>back ground vocalist- Music Assistant, 2000 TV Music Special/ Kohaku Utagassen>Musical Review... Tokyo, Japan...Song:"Respect The Power Of Love"

13. UK Audio Soul... Guitarist... Album: “Racing”... (1995) JVC Victor , Tokyo

14. Violent Femmes...Guitarist/Peppermint Lounge Show/Busta Jones/David Byrne, New York City...

15. Busta Jones...(Talking Heads Bass player)... Guitarist/Songwriter/Wrote song “ Loving You” on album “Busta Jones”... Polydor, NYC

16. Free Time, { Jae Yu Shi Kan}/ produced by friend & keyboards Yong-Jin Jeong/B .Watson>>Guitarist, Songwriter, for the Album “ The Beginning”... Seoul, Republic of South Korea[1992]

17. Bernie Worrell (Parliament Funkadelic Keyboards)>>>Butch played guitar for Bernie Worrell 'sGroup: "Bezerk"!!!!

18. Butch plays a white American Standard Fender Stratocaster/ Godin ACS Midi Guitar/ Charvel Jackson Model 6 Strat/ Aria Midi(PE MID II) These days Butch is heavily into guitar synth programming/ writing, and teaching

19. PHS/KSU /CU/ Boulder/Japan/09078129254

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article

... enables the accomplishment of otherwise unatainable goals. It also reduces the ability of individuals to survive outside of the system containing all of the ...