James Brown ‎– Make It Funky (The Big Payback: 1971-1975)

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Polydor ‎– 31453 3052-2, Chronicles ‎– 31453 3052-2
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1-1 Escape-Ism
Alto Saxophone – Jimmy ParkerArranged By – James BrownBass – Fred Thomas (2)Drums – John "Jabo" Starks*Guitar – Hearlon "Cheese" Martin*Organ – Bobby ByrdRap [Vocal Rap], Organ – James BrownTenor Saxophone – St. Clair Pickney*Trombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Jerone "Jasaan" Sanford*Written-By – Dave Matthews (3)
4:02
1-2 Hot Pants, Parts 1 & 2
Alto Saxophone – Jimmy ParkerArranged By – James BrownBass – Fred Thomas (2)Drums – John "Jabo" Starks*Guitar – Hearlon "Cheese" Martin*, Robert ColemanTambourine – Johnny GriggsTenor Saxophone – St. Clair Pickney*Trombone, Written-By – Fred Wesley
6:55
1-3 I'm A Greedy Man
Alto Saxophone – Jimmy ParkerArranged By – James BrownBass – Fred Thomas (2)Drums – John "Jabo" Starks*Guitar – Hearlon "Cheese" Martin*, Robert ColemanTambourine, Congas – Johnny GriggsTenor Saxophone – St. Clair Pickney*Trombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Jerone "Jasaan" Sanford*Vocals, Piano – Bobby ByrdWritten-By – Charles Bobbit
7:08
1-4 Make It Funky, Parts 1, 2, 3 & 4
Alto Saxophone, Vocals – Jimmy ParkerBass, Vocals – Fred Thomas (2)Drums, Vocals – John "Jabo" Starks*Guitar, Vocals – Hearlon "Cheese" Martin*, Robert ColemanOrgan, Arranged By – James BrownTenor Saxophone, Vocals – St. Clair Pickney*Trombone, Vocals – Fred WesleyTrumpet, Vocals – Jerone "Jasaan" Sanford*, Russell CrimesVocals – Bobby Byrd, Danny Ray (3), Martha Harvin, Vicki AndersonWritten-By – Charles Bobbit
12:45
1-5 King Heroin
Bass – Michael Moore (2)Drums – Billy CobhamFlute, Tenor Saxophone – Seldon PowellFlute, Tenor Saxophone, English Horn – Joe FarrellFrench Horn – Jimmy Buffington*, Unknown ArtistGuitar – Joe Beck, Sam Brown (2)Organ – Richard TeeRap [Vocal Rap], Arranged By – James BrownTrumpet – Danny Stiles, Marvin StammWritten-By – Charles Bobbit, Manny RosenWritten-By, Arranged By – Dave Matthews (3)
3:55
1-6 I Got Ants In My Pants (And I Want To Dance)
Alto Saxophone – Jimmy ParkerArranged By – James BrownBass – Fred Thomas (2)Drums – John "Jabo" Starks*Guitar – Hearlon "Cheese" Martin*, Robert ColemanTenor Saxophone – St Clair Pinckney*Trombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Isiah "Ike" Oakley*, Jerone "Jasaan" Sanford*, Russell Crimes
7:26
1-7 There It Is
Alto Saxophone – Jimmy ParkerArranged By – Dave Matthews (3)Bass – Fred Thomas (2)Drums – John "Jabo" Starks*Electric Piano – James BrownGuitar – Hearlon "Cheese" Martin*, Robert ColemanTrombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Isiah "Ike" Oakley*, Russell CrimesVoice [Introduction] – Jeanette WashingtonWritten-By, Saxophone [Tenor] – St Clair Pinckney*
5:47
1-8 Get On The Good Foot
Alto Saxophone – Jimmy ParkerBass – Fred Thomas (2)Drums – John "Jabo" Starks*Guitar – Bobby Roach, Hearlon "Cheese" Martin*Organ – James BrownTenor Saxophone – St Clair Pinckney*Trumpet – Isiah "Ike" Oakley*, Russell CrimesWritten-By – Joseph MimsWritten-By, Trombone – Fred Wesley
5:44
1-9 Don't Tell It
Alto Saxophone – Maceo ParkerArranged By – James BrownBass – Fred Thomas (2)Drums – John "Jabo" Starks*Guitar – Hearlon "Cheese" Martin*, Jimmy NolenTenor Saxophone – Eldee Williams, St Clair Pinckney*Trombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Darryl "Hassan" Jamison*, Isiah "Ike" Oakley*, Jerone "Jasaan" Sanford*Written-By – Deanna Brown, Deidra Brown*, Yamma Brown
8:25
1-10 I Got A Bag Of My Own
Acoustic Guitar [Perhaps] – David Spinoza*, Sam Brown (2)Arranged By – James BrownBass – Gordon EdwardsCongas [Probably] – Johnny GriggsDrums – Jimmy MadisonElectric Guitar – Hugh McCrackenTenor Saxophone – Joe Farrell, Michael BreckerTrombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Jon Faddis, Randy Brecker
3:46
1-11 Down And Out In New York City (With Spoken Intro)
Acoustic Guitar – Sam Brown (2)Arranged By – Fred WesleyBass – Buster WilliamsDrums – Steve GaddElectric Guitar [Perhaps] – Charlie Brown (7), Hugh McCrackenElectric Piano – Pat Rebilot*Written-By – Barry De Vorzon, Ward Chandler*
5:21
1-12 Think
Arranged By – Dave Matthews (3)Bass – Gordon EdwardsDrums – Jimmy MadisonElectric Piano – Pat Rebilot*Guitar [Perhaps] – Charlie Brown (7), David Spinoza*, Hugh McCrackenTenor Saxophone – Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis*, Michael BreckerTrombone, Vocals – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Randy BreckerWritten-By – Lowman Pauling
3:12
1-13 Make It Good To Yourself (Interlude)
Arranged By – James BrownBass – Fred Thomas (2)Drums – John Morgan (2)Guitar – Hearlon "Cheese" Martin*, Jimmy "Chank" Nolen*Tenor Saxophone – Eldee Williams, St Clair Pinckney*Trombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Darryl "Hassan" Jamison*, Isiah "Ike" Oakley*, Jerone "Jasaan" Sanford*Written-By – Charles Bobbit, Fred Wesley
2:19
2-1 The Payback
Arranged By – James BrownBacking Vocals – Martha HarvinBass – Fred Thomas (2)Drums – John "Jabo" Starks*Guitar – Hearlon "Cheese" Martin*, Jimmy "Chank" Nolen*Tambourine – Johnny GriggsWritten-By – John Starks*Written-By, Trombone – Fred Wesley
7:39
2-2 Stoned To The Bone
Alto Saxophone – Maceo ParkerArranged By, Organ – James BrownBass – Fred Thomas (2)Drums – John "Jabo" Starks*Guitar – Hearlon "Cheese" Martin*, Jimmy "Chank" Nolen*Tenor Saxophone – St Clair Pinckney*Trombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Isiah "Ike" Oakley*, Jerone "Jasaan" Sanford*
4:00
2-3 Mind Power (Alternate)
Alto Saxophone, Backing Vocals – Maceo ParkerArranged By – James BrownBacking Vocals, Tambourine, Percussion [Sticks] – John Morgan (2)Bass, Backing Vocals – Fred Thomas (2)Drums, Backing Vocals – John "Jabo" Starks*Flute, Saxophone [Tenor], Backing Vocals – St Clair Pinckney*Guitar, Backing Vocals – Hearlon "Cheese" Martin*, Jimmy "Chank" Nolen*Tenor Saxophone, Backing Vocals – Eldee WilliamsTrombone, Backing Vocals – Fred WesleyTrumpet, Backing Vocals – Darryl "Hassan" Jamison*, Isiah "Ike" Oakley*, Jerone "Jasaan" Sanford*Written-By – Charles Bobbit, Fred Wesley
4:04
2-4 World Of Soul
Alto Saxophone – Maceo ParkerArranged By, Electric Piano – James BrownBass – Fred Thomas (2)Drums – John "Jabo" Starks*Guitar – Hearlon "Cheese" Martin*, Jimmy "Chank" Nolen*Tambourine, Percussion [Sticks] – John Morgan (2)Tenor Saxophone – Eldee Williams, St Clair Pinckney*Trumpet – Darryl "Hassan" Jamison*, Isiah "Ike" Oakley*, Jerone "Jasaan" Sanford*Written-By – Fred Wesley, St Clair Pinckney*
5:44
2-5 Papa Don't Take No Mess
Alto Saxophone – Maceo ParkerArranged By, Piano – James BrownBass – Fred Thomas (2)Drums – John "Jabo" Starks*Guitar – Hearlon "Cheese" Martin*, Jimmy "Chank" Nolen*Tenor Saxophone – St Clair Pinckney*Trumpet – Isiah "Ike" Oakley*Written-By – Charles Bobbit, John Starks*Written-By, Trombone – Fred Wesley
13:50
2-6 Coldblooded (Undubbed Version)
Alto Saxophone – Jimmy Parker, Maceo ParkerArranged By – James BrownBass – Fred Thomas (2)Congas – Johnny GriggsDrums – John "Jabo" Starks*, John Morgan (2)Guitar – Hearlon "Cheese" Martin*, Jimmy "Chank" Nolen*Tenor Saxophone – St Clair Pinckney*Trombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Isiah "Ike" Oakley*
5:04
2-7 I Can't Stand It "76"
Alto Saxophone – Jimmy Parker, Maceo ParkerBass – Charles Sherrell*Drums – John Morgan (2)Guitar – Hearlon "Cheese" Martin*, Jimmy "Chank" Nolen*Organ, Arranged By – James BrownPercussion – Johnny GriggsTenor Saxophone – St Clair Pinckney*Trombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Isiah "Ike" Oakley*
8:11
2-8 My Thang
Alto Saxophone – David SanbornArranged By – James BrownBacking Vocals – Bobby Roach, Johnny ScottonBacking Vocals, Tambourine – Fred WesleyBaritone Saxophone – Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis*Bass – Gordon EdwardsDrums – Jimmy MadisonGuitar – Joe Beck, Sam Brown (2)Percussion – Sue EvansPiano – Dave Matthews (3)Tenor Saxophone – Frank Vicari, Joe FarrellTrombone – Michael GibsonTrumpet – Jon Faddis, Lew Soloff
4:15
2-9 Funky President (People It's Bad)
Alto Saxophone – David SanbornArranged By – Fred Wesley, James BrownBacking Vocals – Bobby Roach, Jeanette WashingtonBaritone Saxophone – Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis*Bass – Wilbur BascombDrums – Allan SchwartzbergGuitar – Joe Beck, Sam Brown (2)Tenor Saxophone – Joe FarrellTrombone – Tom "Bones" Malone*
4:08
2-10 I Feel Good
Alto Saxophone – Jimmy Parker, Maceo ParkerArranged By – James BrownArranged By, Trombone – Fred WesleyBass – Charles Sherrell*Drums – John Morgan (2)Guitar – Hearlon "Cheese" Martin*, Jimmy "Chank" Nolen*Tenor Saxophone – St Clair Pinckney*Trumpet – Russell Crimes
3:02
2-11 Problems
Alto Saxophone – Maceo ParkerArranged By – James BrownArranged By, Trombone – Fred WesleyBacking Vocals – Hilda Harris, Maeretha Stewart, Tasha ThomasBaritone Saxophone – Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis*Bass – Wilbur BascombDrums – Jimmy MadisonGuitar – Cornell Dupree, Joe BeckTenor Saxophone – Joe FarrellTrumpet – Lew Soloff, Marvin StammWritten-By – Leon Austin*
2:50
2-12 Turn On The Heat And Build Some Fire
Alto Saxophone – Jimmy Parker, Maceo ParkerArranged By – James BrownBass – Fred Thomas (2)Clavinet – Charles Sherrell*Drums – John Morgan (2)Guitar – Hearlon "Cheese" Martin*, Jimmy "Chank" Nolen*Trombone, Vocals – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Russell Crimes
6:07
2-13 Hot Pants Finale (Live)
Alto Saxophone – Jimmy ParkerArranged By – James BrownBass – Fred Thomas (2)Drums – John "Jabo" Starks*Guitar – Hearlon "Cheese" Martin*, Robert ColemanTambourine – John Morgan (2)Tenor Saxophone – St Clair Pinckney*Trumpet – Jerone "Jasaan" Sanford*, Russell CrimesVoice [Emcee] – Danny Ray (3)Written-By, Trombone – Fred Wesley
7:20

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Mixed at PolyGram Studios
Track 1-1 taken from the Escape-ism single and Hot Pants album.
Track 1-2 taken from the Hot Pants single.
Track 1-3 taken from the I'm A Greedy Man single and There It Is album.
Track 1-4 taken from the Make It Funky single (parts 1 & 2) , and My Part / Make It Funky (Part 3/ Part 4) single and Get On The Good Foot album (parts 3 & 4).
Track 1-5 taken from the King Heroin single and There It Is album.
Track 1-6 taken from the I Got Ants In My Pants (And I Want To Dance) single.
Track 1-7 taken from the There It Is single and There It Is album.
Track 1-8 taken from the There It Is single and Get On The Good Foot album.
Track 1-9 is a previously unreleased complete version. The 3.57 version was released on the Bodyheat album.
Track 1-10 taken from the I Got A Bag Of My Own single and Get On The Good Foot album. It is unknown which one of the Acoustic Guitarists played on the track.
Track 1-11 is a previously unreleased version with spoken intro. The version with edited intro was released on the Down And Out In New York City single and the Black Caesar (Original Soundtrack). It is unknown which one of the Acoustic Guitarists played on the track.
Track 1-12 taken from the Think / Something single. It is unknown which one of the Guitarists played on the track.
Track 1-13 is a previously unreleased version. The 0.22 portion was released as an interlude on the Fred Wesley & The JB's album Damn Right I Am Somebody.

Track 2-1 taken from the The Payback single and the The Payback album.
Track 2-2 taken from the Stone To The Bone single and the The Payback album.
Track 2-3 is a previously unreleased alternate version.
Track 2-4 is a previously unreleased performance, from the same session track 2-3.
Track 2-5 taken from the Papa Don't Take No Mess single and the Hell album.
Track 2-6 is a previously unreleased undubbed version issued with percussion overdubs on the Hell album.
Track 2-7 taken from the Hell album.
Track 2-8 taken from the My Thang single and the Hell album.
Track 2-9 is a previously unreleased original speed master. The sped-up version was issued on the Funky President (People It's Bad) single and the Reality album.
Track 2-10 taken from the Sex Machine Today album.
Track 2-11 taken from the Sex Machine Today album.
Track 2-12 taken from the Everybody's Doin' The Hustle & Dead On The Double Bump album.
Track 2-13 is a previously unreleased version.

℗©1996 PolyGram Records, Inc. Manufactured and Marketed by A & M Records, Inc.

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  • Barcode: 7 31453-3052-2
  • Other (CD 1): 31453 3053-2
  • Other (CD 2): 31453 3054-2
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 1): 31453 3053-2 03!
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 2): 31453 3054-2 02@
  • Other (Number on back of slipcase): 0704

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August 15, 2014

Bottom line... -This cd? -OH HELL YEAH!!