James Brown ‎– Star Time

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Polydor ‎– 849 108-2
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1-1 James Brown With The Flames* Please Please Please
Bass – Clarence MackDrums – Edison GoreGuitar – Nafloyd ScottLead Vocals – James BrownPiano – Lucas Fats GonderProducer – Ralph BassTenor Saxophone – Ray Felder, Wilbert "Lee Diamond" Smith*Vocals – Bobby Byrd, Johnny Terry, Nash Knox*, Sylvester KeelsWritten-By – J. Brown*, J. Terry*
2:43
1-2 James Brown With The Flames* Why Do You Do Me
Bass – Clarence MackDrums – Edison GoreGuitar – Nafloyd ScottLead Vocals – James BrownPiano – Lucas Fats GonderProducer – Ralph BassTenor Saxophone – Ray Felder, Wilbert "Lee Diamond" Smith*Vocals – Bobby Byrd, Johnny Terry, Nash Knox*, Sylvester KeelsWritten-By – B. Byrd*, S. Keels*
2:59
1-3 James Brown & The Famous Flames Try Me
Alto Saxophone – George DorseyBass – Carl PruittDrums – David Panama Francis*Guitar – Kenny BurrellLead Vocals – James BrownPiano – Ernie HayesProducer – Andy GibsonTenor Saxophone – Clifford ScottVocals – Bill Hollings, Bobby Byrd, J.W. Archer, Johnny TerryWritten-By – J. Brown*
2:30
1-4 James Brown & The Famous Flames Tell Me What I Did Wrong
Alto Saxophone – George DorseyBass – Carl PruittDrums – David Panama Francis*Guitar – Kenny BurrellLead Vocals – James BrownPiano – Ernie HayesProducer – Andy GibsonTenor Saxophone – Clifford ScottVocals – Bill Hollings, Bobby Byrd, J.W. Archer, Johnny TerryWritten-By – J. Brown*
2:20
1-5 James Brown & The Famous Flames Bewildered
Alto Saxophone – George DorseyBacking Band – The James Brown BandBass – Bernard OdumDrums – Nat KendrickGuitar – Bobby RoachLead Vocals – James BrownPiano, Vocals – Louis MadisonProducer – Andy GibsonTenor Saxophone – J.C. DavisVocals – Bill Hollings, Bobby Byrd, J.W. Archer, Johnny TerryWritten-By – L. Whitcup*, T. Powell*
2:21
1-6 James Brown & The Famous Flames Good Good Lovin'
Alto Saxophone – George DorseyBacking Band – The James Brown BandBass – Bernard OdumDrums – Nat KendrickGuitar – Bobby RoachLead Vocals – James BrownProducer – Unknown ArtistTenor Saxophone – J.C. DavisVocals – "Baby" Lloyd Stallworth, Bobby Bennett (2), Johnny Terry, Willie Johnson (2)Vocals, Piano – Bobby ByrdWritten-By – A. Shubert*, J. Brown*
2:18
1-7 James Brown & The Famous Flames I'll Go Crazy
Alto Saxophone – James McGaryBass – Bernard OdumDrums – Nat KendrickGuitar – Bobby RoachLead Vocals – James BrownPiano – Sonny ThompsonProducer – Unknown ArtistTenor Saxophone – J.C. DavisVocals – "Baby" Lloyd Stallworth, Bobby Bennett (2), Bobby Byrd, Johnny Terry, Willie Johnson (2)Written-By – J. Brown*
2:05
1-8 James Brown I Know It's True
Alto Saxophone – James McGaryBacking Band – The James Brown BandBass – Bernard OdumDrums – Nat KendrickGuitar – Bobby RoachLead Vocals – James BrownPiano – Sonny ThompsonProducer – Unknown ArtistTenor Saxophone – J.C. DavisWritten-By – J. Brown*
2:40
1-9 Nat Kendrick & The Swans (Do The) Mashed Potatoes, Pt. 1
Alto Saxophone – Alfred CorleyBass – Bernard OdumDrums – Nat KendrickGuitar – Bobby RoachLead Vocals – Carlton "King" Coleman*Piano, Vocals – James BrownProducer – Unknown ArtistTenor Saxophone – J.C. DavisWritten-By – D. Rozier*
1:39
1-10 James Brown & The Famous Flames Think
Alto Saxophone – Alfred CorleyBacking Band – The James Brown BandBass – Bernard OdumDrums – Nat KendrickGuitar – Bobby RoachLead Vocals – James BrownProducer – Unknown ArtistTenor Saxophone – J.C. DavisVocals – "Baby" Lloyd Stallworth, Bill Hollings, Bobby Bennett (2), Bobby Byrd, Johnny TerryWritten-By – L. Pauling*
2:46
1-11 James Brown Baby, You're Right
Alto Saxophone – Alfred CorleyBacking Band – The James Brown BandBass – Hubert PerryDrums – Nat KendrickGuitar – Les BuieLead Vocals – James BrownPiano – Bobby Byrd, Lucas Fats GonderProducer – Syd NathanTenor Saxophone – J.C. DavisTrumpet – Roscoe PatrickWritten-By – J. Brown*, J. Tex*
2:58
1-12 James Brown Lost Someone
Backing Band – The James Brown BandBass – Hubert PerryDrums – Nat KendrickGuitar – Les BuieLead Vocals – James BrownOrgan – Bobby ByrdProducer – Unknown ArtistTenor Saxophone – J.C. DavisTrumpet – Roscoe PatrickWritten-By – L. E. Stallworth*, B. Byrd*, J. Brown*
3:28
1-13 James Brown Night Train
Backing Band – The James Brown BandBass – Hubert PerryGuitar – Les BuieLead Vocals, Drums – James BrownOrgan – Bobby ByrdProducer – Unknown ArtistTenor Saxophone – J.C. DavisTrumpet – Roscoe PatrickWritten-By – J. Forrest*, L. Simpkins*, O. Washington*
3:38
1-14 James Brown I've Got Money
Backing Band – The James Brown BandBaritone Saxophone – Al Brisco ClarkBass – Hubert PerryDrums – Clayton FillyauGuitar – Les BuieLead Vocals – James BrownOrgan – Bobby ByrdProducer – Unknown ArtistTenor Saxophone – Clifford MacMillan, St-Clair PinckneyTrumpet – Roscoe Patrick, Teddy WashingtonWritten-By – J. Brown*
2:29
1-15 James Brown & The Famous Flames I Don't Mind (Live)
Backing Band – The James Brown BandBaritone Saxophone – Al Brisco ClarkBass – Hubert PerryDrums – Clayton FillyauGuitar – Les BuieLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownOrgan – Lucas Fats GonderTenor Saxophone – Clifford MacMillan, St-Clair PinckneyTrombone – Dickie WellsTrumpet – Roscoe Patrick, Teddy WashingtonTrumpet, Leader [Musical Director] – Lewis HamlinVocals – "Baby" Lloyd Stallworth, Bobby Bennett (2), Bobby ByrdWritten-By – J. Brown*
2:29
1-16 James Brown Prisoner Of Love
Arranged By, Conductor – Sammy LoweBaritone Saxophone – Heywood Henry*Bass – Lloyd Trottman*Cello – Kermitt Moore*Drums, Timpani – David Panama Francis*Guitar – Billy Butler (3), Wally RichardsonPiano – Ernie HayesProducer – Hal NeelyProducer, Lead Vocals – James BrownViola – Al Brown*Violin – Gene Clark (2)Violin, Concertmaster – Marc CephasVocals – Maretha Stewart*Written-By – C. Gaskill*, L. Robin*, R. Columbo*
2:24
1-17 The Poets (5) Devil's Den
Baritone Saxophone – Al Brisco ClarkBass – Bernard OdumDrums – Nat KendrickGuitar – Les BuieTenor Saxophone – Clifford MacMillan, St-Clair PinckneyTrumpet – Lewis HamlinVocals – Bobby ByrdVocals, Organ, Producer – James BrownWritten-By – T. Wright*
4:48
1-18 James Brown Out Of The Blue
Alto Saxophone – George DorseyArranged By, Conductor – Sammy LoweBaritone Saxophone – Heywood Henry*Bass – Al LucasDrums – David Panama Francis*Guitar – Billy Butler (3), Wally RichardsonLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownPiano – Ernie HayesProducer – James BrownTenor Saxophone – Jerome Richardson, Sam Taylor (2), St-Clair PinckneyTrombone – Richard Harris (5)Trumpet – Dud Nascomb*, Ernie Royal, Johnny GrimesVocals, Leader [Unknown Chorus] – Maretha Stewart*Written-By – J. Terry*, T. Wright*
2:15
1-19 James Brown Out Of Sight
Alto Saxophone – Nat JonesBacking Band – The James Brown BandBaritone Saxophone – Maceo ParkerBass – Bernard OdumDrums – Melvin ParkerGuitar – Les BuieLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownOrgan – Bobby Byrd, Lucas Fats GonderTenor Saxophone – Al Brisco Clark, Eldee Williams, St-Clair PinckneyTrombone – Wilmer MiltonTrumpet – Joe Dupars, McKinley Johnson, Ron TooleyWritten-By – T. Wright*
2:19
1-20 James Brown Grits
Alto Saxophone – Nat JonesBacking Band – The James Brown BandBaritone Saxophone – Maceo ParkerBass – Bernard OdumDrums – Melvin ParkerGuitar – Les BuieLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownOrgan – James BrownTenor Saxophone – Al Brisco Clark, Eldee Williams, St-Clair PinckneyTrombone – Wilmer MiltonTrumpet – Joe Dupars, McKinley Johnson, Ron TooleyWritten-By – N. Jones*, T. Wright*
3:58
1-21 James Brown & The Famous Flames Maybe The Last Time
Backing Band – The James Brown BandBass – Bernard OdumDrums – Melvin ParkerGuitar – Les BuieLead Vocals, Piano, Producer – James BrownTrumpet – Joe Dupars, Mack Johnson*, Robert Knight (2), Ron TooleyVocals – "Baby" Lloyd Stallworth, Bobby Bennett (2), Bobby ByrdWritten-By – T. Wright*
3:02
1-22 James Brown It's A Man's World
Backing Band – The James Brown BandBass – Bernard OdumDrums – Melvin ParkerGuitar – Les BuieLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownPiano – Bobby Byrd, Lucas Fats GonderWritten-By – B. J. Newsome*, J. Brown*
3:22
1-23 James Brown I Got You
Alto Saxophone – Nat JonesBacking Band – The James Brown BandBass – Bernard OdumDrums – Melvin ParkerLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownOrgan – Bobby ByrdTenor Saxophone – Eldee WilliamsTenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Maceo ParkerWritten-By – T. Wright*
2:27
1-24 James Brown Papa's Got A Brand New Bag, Pts. 1, 2 & 3
Alto Saxophone – Nat JonesBacking Band – The James Brown BandBass – Bernard Odum, Sam ThomasDrums – Melvin ParkerGuitar – Jimmy NolenLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownOrgan – Nat JonesTenor Saxophone – Al Brisco Clark, Eldee Williams, St-Clair PinckneyTenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Maceo ParkerTrombone – Wilmer MiltonTrumpet – Joe Dupars, Levi Rasbury, Ron TooleyWritten-By – J. Brown*
6:56
2-1 James Brown Papa's Got A Brand New Bag, Pt. 1
Alto Saxophone – Nat JonesBacking Band – The James Brown BandBass – Bernard Odum, Sam ThomasDrums – Melvin ParkerGuitar – Jimmy NolenLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownOrgan – Nat JonesTenor Saxophone – Al Brisco Clark, Eldee Williams, St-Clair PinckneyTenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Maceo ParkerTrombone – Wilmer MiltonTrumpet – Joe Dupars, Levi Rasbury, Ron TooleyWritten-By – J. Brown*
2:06
2-2 James Brown I Got You (I Feel Good)
Backing Band – The James Brown OrchestraBass – Bernard OdumDrums – Melvin ParkerGuitar – Alfonzo Kellum, Jimmy NolenLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownOrgan, Alto Saxophone – Nat JonesTenor Saxophone – Al Brisco Clark, Eldee Williams, Maceo Parker, St-Clair PinckneyTrumpet – Joe Dupars, Levi Rasbury, Ron TooleyWritten-By – J. Brown*
2:45
2-3 James Brown Ain't That A Groove
Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Nat JonesArranged By, Conductor – Sammy LoweBaritone Saxophone – Heywood Henry*Bass – Jimmy TyrellDrums – Bernard PurdieGuitar – Billy Butler (3)Lead Vocals, Producer – James BrownPiano – Ernie HayesTrumpet – Dud Nascomb*Vocals – The JewelsWritten-By – J. Brown*, N. Jones*
3:31
2-4 James Brown It's A Man's Man's Man's World
Arranged By, Conductor – Sammy LoweBaritone Saxophone – Heywood Henry*Drums – Bernard PurdieGuitar – Billy Butler (3)Lead Vocals, Producer – James BrownPiano – Ernie HayesTrumpet – Dud Nascomb*, Lamarr Wright*, Waymond Reed*Written-By – B. J. Newsome*, J. Brown*
2:46
2-5 James Brown Money Won't Change You
Alto Saxophone – Nat JonesBacking Band – The James Brown OrchestraBaritone Saxophone – Charles CarrBass – Bernard OdumDrums – John Jabo StarksGuitar – Alfonzo Kellum, Jimmy NolenLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownOrgan – Bobby ByrdTenor Saxophone – Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis*, Eldee Williams, St-Clair PinckneyTrombone – Levi RasburyTrumpet – Joe Dupars, Ron Harper, Waymond Reed*Written-By – J. Brown*, N. Jones*
6:01
2-6 James Brown Don't Be A Dropout
Alto Saxophone – Nat JonesBacking Band – The James Brown OrchestraBass – Bernard OdumDrums – John Jabo StarksGuitar – Alfonzo Kellum, Jimmy NolenLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownTenor Saxophone – Eldee Williams, Pee Wee Ellis, St-Clair PinckneyTrombone – Levi RasburyTrumpet – Joe Dupars, Ron Harper, Waymond Reed*Vocals – Bobby Byrd, The Jewels, Vicki AndersonWritten-By – J. Brown*, N. Jones*
4:31
2-7 James Brown Bring It Up (Hipster's Avenue)
Alto Saxophone – Nat JonesBacking Band – The James Brown OrchestraBaritone Saxophone – St-Clair PinckneyBass – Bernard OdumDrums – John Jabo StarksGuitar – Alfonzo KellumLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownOrgan – Bobby ByrdPercussion – Ron SelicoTenor Saxophone – Eldee Williams, Pee Wee EllisTrombone – Levi RasburyTrumpet – Joe Dupars, Waymond Reed*Vocals – The JewelsWritten-By – J. Brown*, N. Jones*
3:48
2-8 James Brown Let Yourself Go
Backing Band – The James Brown OrchestraBaritone Saxophone – St-Clair PinckneyBass – Bernard Odum, Jimmy NolenDrums – John Jabo StarksGuitar – Alfonzo KellumLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownPercussion – Ron SelicoTenor Saxophone – Eldee Williams, Pee Wee EllisTrombone – Levi RasburyTrumpet – Joe Dupars, Waymond Reed*Written-By – B. Hobgood*, J. Brown*
3:53
2-9 James Brown Cold Sweat
Alto Saxophone – Pee Wee EllisBacking Band – The James Brown OrchestraBaritone Saxophone – St-Clair PinckneyBass – Bernard OdumDrums – Clyde StubblefieldGuitar – Alfonzo Kellum, Jimmy NolenLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownTenor Saxophone – Eldee Williams, Maceo ParkerTrombone – Levi RasburyTrumpet – Joe Dupars, Waymond Reed*Written-By – A. Ellis*, J. Brown*
7:30
2-10 James Brown Get It Together
Alto Saxophone – Pee Wee EllisBacking Band – The James Brown OrchestraBaritone Saxophone – St-Clair PinckneyBass – Bernard OdumDrums – John Jabo StarksGuitar – Alfonzo Kellum, Jimmy NolenLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownTenor Saxophone – Eldee Williams, Maceo ParkerTrombone – Levi RasburyTrumpet – Joe Dupars, Waymond Reed*Written-By – A. Ellis*, B. Hobgood*, J. Brown*
8:57
2-11 James Brown And The Dapps I Can't Stand Myself (When You Touch Me), Pt. 1
Bass – Tim DrummondDrums – William Beau Dollar BowmanGuitar – Eddie SetserLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownOrgan – Tim HeddingWritten-By – J. Brown*
3:29
2-12 James Brown I Got The Feelin'
Alto Saxophone – Pee Wee EllisBacking Band – The James Brown OrchestraBaritone Saxophone – St-Clair PinckneyBass – Bernard OdumDrums – Clyde StubblefieldGuitar – Alfonzo Kellum, Jimmy NolenLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownTenor Saxophone – Maceo ParkerTrombone – Levi RasburyTrumpet – Joe Dupars, Waymond Reed*Written-By – J. Brown*
2:39
2-13 James Brown Licking Stick - Licking Stick
Alto Saxophone – Pee Wee EllisBacking Band – The James Brown OrchestraBass – Tim DrummondDrums – John Jabo StarksGuitar – Jimmy NolenLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownTenor Saxophone – Maceo Parker, St-Clair PinckneyVocals – Bobby ByrdWritten-By – A. Ellis*, B. Byrd*, J. Brown*
4:52
2-14 James Brown Say It Loud - I'm Black And I'm Proud, Pt. 1
Alto Saxophone – Pee Wee EllisBacking Band – The James Brown OrchestraBass – Charles Sherrell*Drums – Clyde StubblefieldGuitar – Jimmy NolenLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownTenor Saxophone – Maceo Parker, St-Clair PinckneyTrombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Richard Griffith, Waymond Reed*Written-By – A. Ellis*, J. Brown*
2:59
2-15 James Brown There Was A Time (Live)
Alto Saxophone – Pee Wee EllisBacking Band – The James Brown OrchestraBaritone Saxophone – St-Clair PinckneyBass – Charles Sherrell*Drums – Clyde Stubblefield, Nate Jones (3)Guitar – Alfonzo Kellum, Jimmy NolenLead Vocals – James BrownTenor Saxophone – Maceo ParkerTrombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Richard Griffith, Waymond Reed*Valve Trombone – Levi RasburyVocals – Marva WhitneyWritten-By – B. Hobgood*, J. Brown*
4:59
2-16 James Brown Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose
Alto Saxophone – Pee Wee EllisBacking Band – The James Brown OrchestraBaritone Saxophone – St-Clair PinckneyBass – Charles Sherrell*Drums – Nate Jones (3)Guitar – Alfonzo Kellum, Jimmy NolenLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownTenor Saxophone – Maceo ParkerTrombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Richard Griffith, Waymond Reed*Written-By – C. Bobbit*
3:10
2-17 James Brown I Don't Want Nobody To Give Me Something (Once Up The Door I'll Get It Myself)
Alto Saxophone – Pee Wee EllisBacking Band – The James Brown OrchestraBaritone Saxophone – St-Clair PinckneyBass – Charles Sherrell*Drums – Clyde StubblefieldGuitar – Alfonzo Kellum, Jimmy NolenLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownTenor Saxophone – Maceo ParkerTrombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Richard Griffith, Waymond Reed*Written-By – J. Brown*
5:59
3-1 James Brown Mother Popcorn
Alto Saxophone – Pee Wee EllisBacking Band – The James Brown OrchestraBaritone Saxophone – St-Clair PinckneyBass – Charles Sherrell*Drums – Clyde StubblefieldGuitar – Alfonzo Kellum, Jimmy Nolen, Kenny PooleLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownTenor Saxophone – Maceo ParkerTrombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Joe Davis*, Richard GriffithWritten-By – A. Ellis*, J. Brown*
6:18
3-2 James Brown Funky Drummer
Backing Band – The James Brown OrchestraBass – Charles Sherrell*Drums – Clyde StubblefieldGuitar – Alfonzo Kellum, Jimmy NolenLead Vocals, Effects [Vocal], Piano, Producer – James BrownTenor Saxophone – Eldee Williams, Maceo ParkerTrombone, Effects [Vocal] – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Joe Davis*, Richard GriffithWritten-By – J. Brown*
7:00
3-3 James Brown Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine
Backing Band – The J.B.'sBass – Bootsy CollinsDrums – John Jabo StarksGuitar – Catfish CollinsLead Vocals, Piano, Producer – James BrownOrgan, Vocals – Bobby ByrdPiano – James BrownTenor Saxophone – Robert Chopper McColloughTrumpet – Clayton Gunnells, Darryl Hassan JamisonWritten-By – B. Byrd*, J. Brown*, R. Lenhoff*
5:15
3-4 James Brown Super Bad, Pts. 1 & 2
Backing Band – The J.B.'sBass – Bootsy CollinsCongas – Johnny GriggsDrums – John Jabo StarksGuitar – Catfish CollinsLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownOrgan – Bobby ByrdTenor Saxophone – Robert Chopper McColloughTrumpet – Clayton Gunnells, Darryl Hassan JamisonWritten-By – J. Brown*
4:26
3-5 James Brown Talkin' Loud & Sayin' Nothing
Backing Band – The J.B.'sBaritone Saxophone – St-Clair PinckneyBass – Bootsy CollinsCongas – Johnny GriggsDrums – John Jabo StarksGuitar – Catfish CollinsLead Vocals, Arranged By, Producer – James BrownOrgan, Vocals – Bobby ByrdTenor Saxophone – Robert Chopper McColloughTrumpet – Clayton Gunnells, Darryl Hassan JamisonWritten-By – B. Byrd*, J. Brown*
8:59
3-6 James Brown Get Up, Get Into It And Get Involved
Backing Band – The J.B.'sBaritone Saxophone – St-Clair PinckneyBass – Bootsy CollinsCongas – Johnny GriggsDrums – Clyde StubblefieldGuitar – Catfish CollinsLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownTenor Saxophone – Robert Chopper McColloughTrumpet – Clayton Gunnells, Jerone Jasaan SanfordWritten-By – B. Byrd*, J. Brown*, R. Lenhoff*
7:03
3-7 James Brown Soul Power, Pts. 1 & 2
Backing Band – The J.B.'sBass – Bootsy CollinsCongas – Johnny GriggsDrums – John Jabo StarksGuitar – Catfish CollinsLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownTenor Saxophone – St-Clair PinckneyTrombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Clayton Gunnells, Darryl Hassan JamisonVocals, Organ – Bobby ByrdWritten-By – J. Brown*
4:25
3-8 James Brown Brother Rapp / Ain't It Funky Now (Live)
Backing Band – The J.B.'sBass – Bootsy CollinsConductor [Unknown Parisian Horn Players] – Dave Matthews (3)Congas – Johnny GriggsDrums – John Jabo StarksGuitar – Catfish Collins, Hearlon Cheese MartinLead Vocals – James BrownTenor Saxophone – St-Clair PinckneyTrombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Clayton Gunnells, Darryl Hassan JamisonVocals – Bobby ByrdWritten-By – J. Brown*
7:44
3-9 James Brown Hot Pants, Pt. 1
Alto Saxophone – Jimmy ParkerBacking Band – The J.B.'sBass – Fred Thomas (2)Congas – Johnny GriggsDrums – John Jabo StarksGuitar – Hearlon Cheese MartinLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownTenor Saxophone – St-Clair PinckneyTrombone – Fred WesleyVocals, Organ – Bobby ByrdWritten-By – F. Wesley*, J. Brown*
3:06
3-10 James Brown I'm Greedy Man, Pt. 1
Alto Saxophone – Jimmy ParkerBacking Band – The J.B.'sBass – Fred Thomas (2)Congas – Johnny GriggsDrums – John Jabo StarksGuitar – Hearlon Cheese Martin, Robert ColemanLead Vocals, Arranged By, Producer – James BrownTenor Saxophone – St-Clair PinckneyTrombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Jerone Jasaan SanfordVocals, Organ – Bobby ByrdWritten-By – C. Bobbit*, J. Brown*
3:36
3-11 James Brown Make It Funky, Pt. 1
Alto Saxophone, Vocals – Jimmy ParkerBacking Band – The J.B.'sBass, Vocals – Fred Thomas (2)Drums, Vocals – John Jabo StarksGuitar, Vocals – Hearlon Cheese Martin, Robert ColemanLead Vocals, Organ, Arranged By, Producer – James BrownTenor Saxophone, Vocals – St-Clair PinckneyTrombone, Vocals – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Russell CrimesTrumpet, Vocals – Jerone Jasaan SanfordVocals – Bobby Byrd, Martha HarvinWritten-By – C. Bobbit*, J. Brown*
3:06
3-12 James Brown It's A New Day (Live)
Alto Saxophone – Jimmy ParkerBacking Band – The J.B.'sBass – Fred Thomas (2)Drums – John Jabo StarksGuitar – Hearlon Cheese Martin, Robert ColemanLead Vocals, Arranged By, Producer – James BrownOrgan – Bobby ByrdTenor Saxophone – St-Clair PinckneyTrombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Jerone Jasaan Sanford, Russell CrimesWritten-By – J. Brown*
3:48
3-13 James Brown I Got Ants In My Pants, Pt. 1
Alto Saxophone – Jimmy ParkerBacking Band – The J.B.'sBass – Fred Thomas (2)Drums – John Jabo StarksGuitar – Hearlon Cheese Martin, Robert ColemanLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownOrgan – Bobby ByrdTenor Saxophone – St-Clair PinckneyTrombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Isiah Ike Oakley, Jerone Jasaan Sanford, Russell CrimesWritten-By – J. Brown*
3:01
3-14 James Brown King Heroin
Arranged By – Dave Matthews (3)Drums – Billy CobhamGuitar – Joe Beck, Sam Brown (2)Horns [Additional] – Unknown ArtistOrgan – Richard TeeTenor Saxophone, English Horn, Flute – Joe FarrellTenor Saxophone, Flute – Seldon PowellTrumpet – Danny Stiles, Marvin StammVocals [Rap], Arranged By, Producer – James BrownWritten-By – C. Bobbit*, D. Matthews*, J. Brown*, M. Rosen*
3:57
4-1 James Brown There It Is, Pt. 1
Alto Saxophone – Jimmy ParkerArranged By – Dave Matthews (3)Backing Band – The J.B.'sBass – Fred Thomas (2)Drums – John Jabo StarksGuitar – Hearlon Cheese Martin, Robert ColemanLead Vocals, Electric Piano, Producer – James BrownTenor Saxophone – St-Clair PinckneyTrombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Isiah Ike Oakley, Russell CrimesVoice [Intro] – Jeanette WashingtonWritten-By – J. Brown*
3:20
4-2 James Brown Public Enemy # 1, Pt. 1
Bass – Michael Moore (2)Conductor – Dave Matthews (3)Drums – Jimmy MadisonGuitar – David SpinozzaTenor Saxophone – Joe FarrellVocals [Rap], Arranged By, Producer – James BrownWritten-By – C. Bobbit*, H. Stallings*, J. Brown*
5:09
4-3 James Brown Get On The Good Foot
Alto Saxophone – Jimmy ParkerBacking Band – The J.B.'sDrums – John Jabo StarksGuitar – Bobby Roach, Hearlon Cheese MartinLead Vocals, Organ, Arranged By, Producer – James BrownTenor Saxophone – St-Clair PinckneyTrombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Isiah Ike Oakley, Russell CrimesWritten-By – F. Wesley*, J. Brown*, J. Mims*
4:07
4-4 James Brown I Got A Bag Of My Own
Acoustic Guitar – Sam Brown (2)Alto Saxophone – Michael BreckerArranged By – Dave Matthews (3)Bass – Gordon EdwardsDrums – Jimmy MadisonGuitar – Hugh McRavenLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownTenor Saxophone – Joe FarrellTrombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Jon Faddis, Randy BreckerWritten-By – J. Brown*
3:44
4-5 James Brown Doing It To Death
Alto Saxophone – Maceo ParkerBacking Band – Fred Wesley & The JB'sBass – Fred Thomas (2)Drums – John Jabo StarksGuitar – Hearlon Cheese Martin, Jimmy NolenLead Vocals, Arranged By, Producer – James BrownTenor Saxophone – Eldee Williams, St-Clair PinckneyTrombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Darryl Hassan Jamison, Isiah Ike Oakley, Jerone Jasaan SanfordWritten-By – J. Brown*
5:14
4-6 James Brown The Payback
Backing Band – Fred Wesley & The JB'sBass – Fred Thomas (2)Drums – John Jabo StarksGuitar – Hearlon Cheese Martin, Jimmy NolenLead Vocals, Arranged By, Producer – James BrownTambourine – John Morgan (2)Trombone – Fred WesleyWritten-By – F. Wesley*, J. Brown*, J. Starks*
7:28
4-7 James Brown Papa Don't Take No Mess, Pt. 1
Alto Saxophone – Maceo ParkerBacking Band – Fred Wesley & The JB'sBass – Charles Sherrell*, Fred Thomas (2)Drums – John Jabo StarksGuitar – Hearlon Cheese Martin, Jimmy NolenLead Vocals, Arranged By, Producer – James BrownPercussion – John Morgan (2), Johnny GriggsTenor Saxophone – St-Clair PinckneyTrombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Isiah Ike OakleyWritten-By – C. Bobbit*, F. Wesley*, J. Brown*, J. Starks*
4:22
4-8 James Brown Stoned To The Bone, Pt. 1
Alto Saxophone – Maceo ParkerBacking Band – Fred Wesley & The JB'sBass – Fred Thomas (2)Drums – John Jabo StarksGuitar – Hearlon Cheese Martin, Jimmy NolenLead Vocals, Organ, Arranged By, Producer – James BrownTenor Saxophone – St-Clair PinckneyTrombone – Fred WesleyTrumpet – Isiah Ike Oakley, Jerone Jasaan SanfordWritten-By – J. Brown*
3:28
4-9 James Brown My Thang
Baritone Saxophone – Pee Wee EllisBass – Gordon EdwardsDrums – Jimmy MadisonGuitar – Joe Beck, Sam Brown (2)Lead Vocals, Arranged By, Producer – James BrownTenor Saxophone – Frank Vicari, Joe FarrellTrombone, Alto Saxophone – Michael GipsonWritten-By – J. Brown*
4:37
4-10 James Brown Funky President (People's It's Bad)
Alto Saxophone – David SanbornArranged By – Fred WesleyBaritone Saxophone – Pee Wee EllisBass – Gordon EdwardsDrums – Jimmy MadisonGuitar – Joe Beck, Sam Brown (2)Keyboards – Pat RebillotLead Vocals, Arranged By, Producer – James BrownPercussion – Johnny GriggsTenor Saxophone, Flute – Joe FarrellWritten-By – J. Brown*
4:01
4-11 James Brown Hot (I Need To Be Loved, Loved, Loved)
Directed By [Unidentified Accompaniment] – Dave Matthews (3)Lead Vocals, Arranged By, Producer – James BrownWritten-By – J. Brown*
5:03
4-12 James Brown Get Up Offa That Thing (Release The Pressure)
Backing Band – The J.B.'sClavinet – Charles Sherrell*Drums – Melvin ParkerGuitar – Jimmy Nolen, Robert ColemanLead Vocals, Arranged By, Producer – James BrownTenor Saxophone – Peyton Johnson*, St-Clair PinckneyTrombone – Holly Ferris*Trumpet – Russell CrimesWritten-By – D. Brown*, D. Jenkins*, Y. Brown*
6:14
4-13 James Brown Body Heat, Pt. 1
Alto Saxophone – Joe PoffBacking Band – The J.B.'sClavinet – Charles Sherrell*Congas – Johnny GriggsDrums – Melvin ParkerGuitar – Jimmy NolenLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownTenor Saxophone – Peyton Johnson*, St-Clair PinckneyTrombone – Holly FerrisTrumpet – Russell CrimesVocals – Martha HarvinWritten-By – D. Brown*, D. Jenkins*, Y. Brown*
4:29
4-14 James Brown It's Too Funky In Here
Bass – David HoodDrums – Roger HawkinsKeyboards – Barry Beckett, Randy McCormickLead Guitar – Larry Byrum*Lead Vocals – James BrownProducer, Arranged By – Brad ShapiroRhythm Guitar – Jimmy Johnson (4)Trumpet, Trombone, Tenor Saxophone – Muscle Shoals HornsVocals – Brandy*Written-By – B. Shapiro*, G. Jackson*, R. Miller*, W. Shaw*
5:39
4-15 James Brown Rapp Payback (Where Iz Moses)
Alto Saxophone, Flute – Joe PoffBacking Band – The J.B.'sBass – David WestonDrums – Arthur DicksonFlute, Tenor Saxophone – St-Clair PinckneyGuitar – Jimmy Nolen, Ron Laster*Keyboards – Jerry PoindexterLead Vocals, Producer – James BrownPercussion – Johnny GriggsTrumpet – Holly Ferris, Jerone Jasaan SanfordWritten-By – D. Brown*, H. Stallings*, J. Brown*
4:36
4-16 James Brown & Afrika Bambaataa Unity, Pt. 1
Bass – Doug WimbishCo-producer – Tom SilvermanDrums – Keith LeBlancGuitar – Skip McDonaldKeyboards – Anthony Marinelli, Brian Banks, Robin HalpinLead Vocals – James BrownLead Vocals, Co-producer – Afrika BambaataaWritten-By – K. A. Bambaataa*, B. Alexander*, D. Wimbish*, J. Brown*, K. LeBlanc*, R. Haplin*
3:40

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Credits

Notes

Tracks taken :
1-1 from single A-side ( 1956 ) credited as James Brown & The Famous Flames
1-2 from single B-side ( 1956 ) credited as James Brown & The Famous Flames
1-3 from single A-side ( 1958 ) credited as James Brown & The Famous Flames
1-4 from single b-side ( 1956 ) credited as James Brown & The Famous Flames
1-5 from LP " Think! " ( 1960 ) credited as James Brown & The Famous Flames
1-6 from single A-side ( 1959 ) credited as James Brown & The Famous Flames
1-7 from single A-side ( 1960 ) credited as James Brown & The Famous Flames
1-8 from single B-side ( 1960 ) credited as James Brown & The Famous Flames
1-9 from single A-side ( 1960 ) credited as Nat Kendrick & The Swans
1-10 from single A-side ( 1960 ) credited as James Brown & The Famous Flames
1-11 previously unreleased alternate take
1-12 from single A-side ( 1961 )
1-13 from LP " Night Train " ( 1961 )
1-14 from single B-side ( 1962 )
1-15 from LP " James Brown Live At The Apollo " ( 1963 )
1-16 from single A-side ( 1963 )
1-17 from single A and B-side ( 1963 ) credited as The Poets
1-18 previously unreleased alternate take
1-19 from single A-side ( 1964 )
1-20 from LP " Grits & Soul " ( 1964 )
1-21 from single B-side ( 1964 )
1-22 previously unreleased stereo mix
1-23 intended to be released Fall 1964, as single and on album " Out Of Sight ": withdrawn due to court order
1-24 previously unreleased complete take
2-1 from single A-side ( 1965 )
2-2 from single A-side ( 1965 )
2-3 previously unreleased unedited version. Edited and released in 1966 as a two-part single
2-4 from single A-side ( 1966 )
2-5 previously unreleased complete version. Edited and released in 1966 as a two-part single
2-6 previously unreleased unedited version. Edited and released in 1966 as a two-part single
2-7 previously unreleased unedited version. Edited and released in 1967 as a two-part single
2-8 previously unreleased unedited version. Edited and released in 1967 as a two-part single
2-9 this complete version from LP " Cold Sweat " ( 1967 ). Edited and released in 1967 as a two-part single
2-10 released in 1967 as a two-part single
2-11 released as single A-side in 1967 at a slower speed. It is presented here in its original recorded tempo
2-12 from single A-side ( 1968 )
2-13 released in two part as a single A and B-side in 1968
2-14 from single A-side ( 1968 )
2-15 previously unreleased
2-16 from single A-side ( 1969 )
2-17 released as a two-part single in 1969
3-1 released as a two-part single in 1969
3-2 released as a two-part single ( original mix ) in 1970
3-3 released as a two-part single in 1970
3-4 previously unreleased stereo mix
3-5 previously unreleased extended version ( original mix )
3-6 previously unreleased stereo mix
3-7 previously unreleased stereo mix ( unedited )
3-8 previously unreleased
3-9 from single A-side ( 1971 )
3-10 from single A-side ( 1971 )
3-11 from single A-side ( 1971 )
3-12 from 2-LP " Revolution Of The Mind (Recorded Live At The Apollo Vol. III) " ( 1971 )
3-13 from single A-side ( 1971 )
3-14 from single A-side ( 1972 )
4-1 from single A-side ( 1972 )
4-2 from LP " There It Is " ( 1972 )
4-3 from single A-side ( 1972 )
4-4 from single A-side ( 1972 )
4-5 from single A-side ( 1973 ) credited as Fred Wesley & The JB's
4-6 from 2-LP " The Payback " ( 1974 )
4-7 from LP " Hell " ( 1974 )
4-8 from single A-side ( 1973 )
4-9 previously unreleased undubbed mix
4-10 from single A-side ( 1974 )
4-11 from single A-side ( 1975 )
4-12 released as a two-part single in 1976. Newly edited for this compilation
4-13 from single A-side ( 1976 )
4-14 from LP " The Original Disco Man " ( 1979 )
4-15 from single A-side ( 1980 )
4-16 from single A-side ( 1984 )

Tracks recorded :
1-1 & 1-2 at King Studios, Cincinnati, OH, February 4, 1956
1-3 & 1-4 at Beltone Studios, New York City, September 18, 1958
1-5 at Beltone Studios, New York City, January 30, 1959
1-6 at Beltone Studios, New York City, June 27, 1959
1-7 & 1-8 at Beltone Studios, New York City, November 11, 1959
1-9 at Dukoff Studios, Miami, FL, December 1959
1-10 at United Western Studios, Hollywood, CA, February 20, 1960
1-11 at United Western Studios, Hollywood, CA, September 27, 1960
1-12 & 1-13 at King Studios, Cincinnati, OH, February 9, 1961
1-14 at King Studios, Cincinnati, OH, May 21, 1962
1-15 live ai Apollo Theater, New York City, October 24, 1962
1-16 at Bell Sound Studios, New York City, December 17, 1962
1-17 at King Studios, Cincinnati, OH, March, 1963
1-18 at Bell Sound Studios, New York City, March 24, 1964
1-19 & 1-20 at unknown studio in May 1964
1-21 & 1-22 at Universal Recording Studio, Chicago, IL, June 6, 1964
1-23 at Bell Sound Studios, New York City, September 9, 1964
1-24 & 2-1 at Arthur Smith Studios, Charlotte, NC, February 1965
2-2 at Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, May 6, 1965
2-3 at Bell Sound Studios, New York City, December 13 ( track ) and 22 ( rhythm guitar overdub ), 1965
2-4 at Talent Masters Studios, New York City, February 16, 1966
2-5 at Talent Masters Studios, New York City, June 9, 1966
2-6 at Arthur Smith Studios, Charlotte, NC, August 16, 1966
2-7 at RCA Studios, New York City, October 4, 1966
2-8 at the empty Latin Casino nightclub, Cherry Hill, NJ, January 15, 1967
2-9 at King Studios, Cincinnati, OH, May 1967
2-10 at Mastersound Studios, Atlanta, GA, September 5, 1967
2-11 at King Studios, Cincinnati, OH, October 30, 1967
2.12 at Vox Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 1968
2-13 at King Studios, Cincinnati, OH, April 16, 1968
2.14 at Vox Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 7, 1968
2-15 live at Memorial Auditorium, Dallas, TX, August 26, 1968
2-16 at Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, October 29, 1968
2-17 at LeFevere Sound Studios, Atlanta, GA, February 23, 1969
3-1 at King Studios, Cincinnati, OH, May 13, 1969
3-2 at King Studios, Cincinnati, OH, November 20, 1969
3-3 at Starday-King Studios, Nashville, TN, April 25, 1970
3-4 at Starday-King Studios, Nashville, TN, June 30, 1970
3-5 at Bobby Smith Studios, Macon, GA, October 1, 1970
3-6 at King Studios, Cincinnati, OH, November 3, 1970
3-7 at Rodel Studios, Washington, DC, January 26, 1971
3-8 live at L'Olympia, Paris, France, March 8, 1971
3-9 & 3-10 at Starday-King Studios, Nashville, TN, May 13, 1971
3-11 at Rodel Studios, Washington, DC, July 13, 1971
3-12 live ai Apollo Theater, New York City, July 24, 25 or 26, 1971
3-13 at Capricorn Studios, Macon, GA, October 10, 1971
3-14 at A&R Studios, New York City, January 17 ( basic track ) and 18 ( vocal ), 1972
4-1 at Bobby Smith Studios, Macon, GA, February 7, 1972
4-2 at A&R Studios, New York City, February 16 ( basic track ) and 22 ( vocal ), 1972
4-3 at Soundcraft Studios, North Augusta, SC, May 9, 1972
4-4 at A&R Studios, New York City, September 27, 1972
4-5 at International Studios, Augusta, GA, January 29, 1973
4-6 at International Studios, Augusta, GA, August 4, 1973. Brass and female vocals overdubbed at Advantage Studios, New York City, September 1973
4-7 at International Studios, Augusta, GA, August 23, 1973
4-8 at International Studios, Augusta, GA, October 2, 1973
4-9 at A&R Studios, New York City, November 27, 1973
4-10 at Sound Ideas Studios, New York City, August or September 1974
4-11 at Sound Ideas Studios, New York City, September - October 1975
4-12 at Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, April 1976
4-13 at International Studios, Augusta, GA, September 1976
4-14 at Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, Sheffield, AL, March 5, 1979, and vocals at The Sound Shop, Nashville, TN, March 13, 1979
4-15 at Mastersound Studios, Atlanta, GA, September 1980
4-16 at Unique Studios, New York City, June 1984. Vocals overdubs at Tommy Boy Studio

Contains a 64 page book with biography, discography and track notes.

This compilation ℗ © 1991 PolyGram Records, Inc.
Printed in U.S.A.
Made in U.S.A.
Reissue probably released 2005 or shortly after.

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  • Mastering SID Code (CD 1, 2, 4): IFPI L007
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