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James Brown - Collected 2LP

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In a career spanning over 50 years, James Brown became known as a progenitor of funk music and influencing the development of many other genres. All his hit songs, hidden gems, and collaborations are now bundled on Collected. It contains 29 songs, including music from his early days with the Famous Flames, the J.B.’s, and a wide collection of tracks from his solo career.

Brown began his career as a gospel singer and joined a rhythm and blues vocal group, the Famous Flames, as the lead singer in the 1950s. Later on he formed his own band and released successful singles as "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag", "I Got You (I Feel Good)" and "It's a Man's Man's Man's World". While developing the funk to a new level he created the J.B.'s, with which he scored hits like "Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine" and "The Payback". Brown was inducted into 1st class of the Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriters Hall of Fame. During the years he gained different honorific nicknames including "Godfather of Soul", "Mr. Dynamite", and "Soul Brother No. 1".

James Brown Collected includes an insert with liner notes, photos and credits. The release is available as a pressing on “Stone Cold” black vinyl.

RELEASE INFO

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve
  • High quality PVC protective sleeve
  • Includes insert with liner notes, photo's and credits
  • Career defining selection of songs from “The Godfather Of Soul” / “The Hardest Working Man In Show Business”
  • Includes his early recordings featuring The Famous Flames and The J.B's, “Please, Please, Please”, “Think”, “Papa's Got A Brand New Bag”, “Say It Loud, I'm Black And I'm Proud”, “It's A Man's, Man's, Man's World” hits like “Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine”, “Hot Pants”, “Living In America” and many more
  • Available on “Stone Cold” black vinyl

SIDE A

1. PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE *
2. TRY ME *
3. THINK *
4. PAPA'S GOT A BRAND NEW BAG *
5. I GOT YOU (I FEEL GOOD) *
6. AIN'T THAT A GROOVE *
7. IT'S A MAN'S, MAN'S, MAN'S WORLD *
8. COLD SWEAT *
9. SAY IT LOUD, I'M BLACK AND I'M PROUD *
* FEATURING THE FAMOUS FLAMES

SIDE B

1. GIVE IT UP OR TURNIT A LOOSE
2. FUNKY DRUMMER
3. BROTHER RAPP
4. GET UP (I FEEL LIKE BEING A) SEX MACHINE
5. SUPER BAD *
6. GET UP, GET INTO IT, GET INVOLVED
7. SOUL POWER
*FEATURING THE J.B'S

SIDE C

1. HOT PANTS (SHE GOT TO USE WHAT SHE GOT TO GET WHAT SHE WANTS) *
2. MAKE IT FUNKY
3. TALKIN' LOUD AND SAYING NOTHING
4. KING HEROIN
5. GET ON THE GOOD FOOT
6. I GOT ANTS IN MY PANTS
7. THE PAYBACK
*FEATURING THE J.B'S

SIDE D

1. WOMAN
2. MY THANG
3. GET UP OFFA THAT THING
4. BODYHEAT
5. LIVING IN AMERICA
6. GRAVITY

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