James Brown ‎– Sex Machine

King Records (3) ‎– KS-7-1115
2 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Black Labels

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A1 Get Up I Feel Like Being Like A Sex Machine
Written-By – B. Byrd*, J. Brown*, R. Lenhoff*
A2 Brother Rapp (Part 1) & (Part 2)
Written-By – James Brown
Medley (15:08)
B.a Bewildered
Written-By – Whitcup*, Powell*
B.b I Got The Feelin'
Written-By – James Brown
B.c Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose
Written-By – C. Bobbitt*
C1 I Don't Want Nobody To Give Me Nothing
Written-By – James Brown
C2 Licking Stick
Written-By – A. Ellis*, B. Byrd*, James Brown
C3 Lowdown Popcorn
Written-By – J. Brown*
C4 Spinning Wheel
Written-By – D. C. Thomas*
C5 If I Ruled The World
Written-By – Ornadel*, Bircusse*
D1 There Was A Time
Written-By – B. Hobgood*, J. Brown*
D2 It's A Man's Man's World
Written-By – J. Brown*
D3 Please, Please, Please
Written-By – J. Brown*, Johnny Terry
D4 I Can't Stand Myself (When You Touch Me)
Written-By – J. Brown*
D5 Mother Popcorn
Written-By – J. Brown*

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This version is an original 1970 pressing that can be identified by the black background color of its labels and by the multi-colored "King" logo printed to the left of the center hole on the labels. There is another original version with orange and black colored labels.

Recorded live at home in Augusta, Georgia with his bad self.

Released in a Unipak gatefold jacket.

Although the labels omit the track durations, the interior panel of the gatefold show the total time for each side, which are listed below.
Side A total time: 16:38
Side B total time: 15:08
Side C total time: 17:00
Side D total time: 17:30

The distribution company's name is shortened on the labels and appears as "Starday-King Records", however, it appears in full on the jacket.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A-side runout etching): KS-7-1115 SIDE 1 RG
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side runout etching): KS-7-1115 SIDE 2 RG
  • Matrix / Runout (C-side runout etching): KS-7-1115 SIDE 3 RG
  • Matrix / Runout (D-side runout etching): KS-7-1115 SIDE 4 RG
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other Versions (5 of 83) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
517 984-2 James Brown Sex Machine(CD, Album, RE, RM) Polydor 517 984-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
2310 065 James Brown Sex Machine (Recorded Live At Home In Augusta, Georgia With His Bad Self) No.2(LP, Album) Polydor 2310 065 Turkey 1971 Sell This Version
517 984-2 James Brown Sex Machine(CD, Album, RE, RM) Polydor 517 984-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
314 517 984-4 James Brown Sex Machine(Cass, Album) Polydor 314 517 984-4 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
2625 004 James Brown Sex Machine(2xLP, Album) Polydor 2625 004 UK 1970 Sell This Version


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March 6, 2020
does anyone know anything about the font on the front?


August 6, 2010
The final side of this two-record set actually contains studio recordings cut at Starday-King's Cincinatti studios (outtakes of this studio session and numbers cut from the live concert recording featured here) appeared on various Polydor compilations in the late Eighties and early 1990s.