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  • Papa's Got A Brand New Bag Papa's Got A Brand New Bag Quick View

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    Papa's Got A Brand New Bag

    August marks the 50th Anniversary of James Brown's classic release "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag," hitting #1 on the R&B chart for two months straight.
    1. Papa's Got A Brand New Bag [Pt. 1]
    2. Papa's Got A Brand New Bag [Pt. 2]
    3. Mashed Potatoes U.S.A.
    4. Cross Firing
    5. Love Don't Love Nobody
    6. I Stay In The Chapel Every Night
    7. And I Do Just What I Want
    8. This Old Heart
    9. Baby, You're Right
    10. Have Mercy Baby
    11. You Don't Have To Go
    12. Doin' The Limbo
    James Brown
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  • The Payback The Payback Quick View

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    The Payback

    The Payback is a 1973 double album by James Brown. It was originally scheduled to become the soundtrack for the blaxploitation film Hell Up in Harlem.
    The Payback is considered a high point in Brown's recording career, and is now regarded by critics as a landmark funk album. Its revenge-themed title
    track, a #1 R&B hit, is one of his most famous songs and an especially prolific source of samples for record producers. Musically the album is largely
    based around cyclic grooves and jamming, but it also features departures into a softer soul-based sound on tracks like Doing the Best I Can.
    LP 1
    1. The Payback
    2. Doing the Best I Can
    3. Take Some...Leave Some
    4. Shoot Your Shot


    LP 2
    1. Forever Suffering
    2. Time Is Running Out Fast
    3. Stone to the Bone
    4. Mind Power

    James Brown
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  • Love Power Peace Love Power Peace Quick View

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    Love Power Peace

    First Release Of 3 LP Set As Envisioned By James Brown


    Includes Deluxe Jacket With Rare Photos And Liner Notes By Alan Leeds


    Mastered From Brown's 1971 Mixdown Reels, Unused Until Now


    James Brown's magnum opus! Love Power Peace is the sound of the Godfather and his youngblood J.B.'s (including Bootsy and Catfish Collins) electrifying a crazed Parisian audience on March 8, 1971. Sequenced and mixed by Brown himself for a planned triple album, the set was shelved when key band members departed before it could be issued. Here, for the first time, are the sides as intended, exactly as delivered by James Brown Productions to his label in 1971-a 3-LP set with each disc mastered from the original mixdown reels, and each with a unique name, Love, Power and Peace! Brown and band rip through recent singles like "Sex Machine," "Super Bad," "Give It Up or Turnit a Loose" and "Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved" with a metronomic precision laid down by bassist Bootsy Collins and drummer Jabo Starks. "Ain't It Funky Now" - formerly a slow, simmering groove - is transformed into a fast, funky tour de force in which newbie Catfish Collins unleashes one of the most badass guitar solos ever, while a medley of three other Brown standards ("Papa's Got a Brand New Bag"/"I Got You (I Feel Good)"/"I Got the Feelin' ") blazes by faster than the Godfather of Soul's personal Learjet. Interspersed with just the right amount of slow numbers like "Georgia on My Mind," and including tracks from the show's supporting acts that were not included on the 1992 CD (which was a remixed, incomplete show), this document of the funk revolution features rare photos and liner notes by tour director Alan Leeds. The way to jump on board for a trip through James' world at the height of his career!

    LP1
    1. Introduction
    2. Brother Rapp
    3. Ain't It Funky Now
    4. Georgia On My Mind - Part 1
    5. Georgia On My Mind - Part 2
    6. Sunny
    7. Intro: Bobby Byrd
    8. Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours
    9. I Need Help (I Can't Do It Alone)


    LP2
    1. Introduction: Vicki Anderson
    2. Don't Play That Song (You Lied)
    3. Yesterday
    4. Break & Intro Announcement

    5. Dance & It's A New Day
    6. Bewildered - Part 1
    7. Bewildered - Part 2
    8. There Was A Time

    9. Sex Machine
    10. Try Me - Part 1


    LP3
    1. Try Me - Part 2
    2. Papa's Got A Brand New Bag/I Got You/I Got The Feelin'
    3. Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose
    4. It's A Man's Man's Man's World
    5. Who Am I
    6. Please Please Please
    7. Sex Machine (Reprise)
    8. Super Bad
    9. Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved
    10. Soul Power
    11. Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved (Reprise)
    12. Finale

    James Brown
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  • In The Jungle Groove In The Jungle Groove Quick View

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    In The Jungle Groove

    In The Jungle groove is a compilation album by the great James Brown, released in August 1986 on Polydor Records. Originally issued to capitalize on
    the popularity of Brown's music in hip hop circles at the time, it includes the first album release of the much-sampled single Funky Drummer (1969),
    along with a selection of previously unreleased tracks, alternate takes, and remixes. The album's title is taken from a song Brown recorded in the studio in
    August 1970
    LP 1
    1. It's A New Day
    2. Funky Drummer
    3. Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose
    4. I Got To Move
    5. Funky Drummer


    LP 2
    1. Talkin' Loud And Sayin' Nothing
    2. Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved
    3. Soul Power
    4. Hot Pants (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants)

    James Brown
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  • Live At The Apollo Live At The Apollo Quick View

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    Live At The Apollo

    Ranked 24/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Live At The Apollo left no doubt in anyone's mind that James Brown was a live, dynamic performer without peers and that his talent could come across just as strongly on tape as in person. It was a watershed album, both for the 'hardest working man in show business' and for the burgeoning soul music movement. Reissued here on Vinyl LP by Universal Records.

    1. I'll Go Crazy
    2. Try Me
    3. Think
    4. I Don't Mind
    5. Lost Someone
    6. Medley: Please Please Please, You've Got The Power, I Found Someone, Why Do You Do Me, I Want You So Bad, I Love You, Yes I Do, Why Does Everything Happen To Me, Bewildered
    7. Please Don't Go

    8. Night Train
    James Brown
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  • 20 All-Time Greatest Hits! 20 All-Time Greatest Hits! Quick View

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    20 All-Time Greatest Hits!

    20 All-Time Greatest Hits! contains 20 of his most famous recordings, including I Got You (I Feel Good), Papa's Got a Brand New Bag, Pt. 1 & Say It
    Loud (I'm Black and I'm Proud), Pt. 1 . In 2003, it was ranked on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. This classic album is
    presented for the first time on vinyl.
    LP 1
    1. I Got You (I Feel Good)
    2. Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine
    3. I Got The Feelin'
    4. Mother Popcorn
    5. Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose
    6. Make It Funky
    7. Papa's Got A Brand New Bag
    8. Think
    9. It's A Man's, Man's, Man's World
    10. Try Me
    11. Night Train


    LP 2
    1. Cold Sweat
    2. Get On The Good Foot
    3. Papa Don't Take No Mess
    4. The Payback
    5. Say It Loud - I'm Black And I'm Proud
    6. Super Bad
    7. Hot Pants (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants)
    8. Get Up Offa That Thing
    9. Please, Please, Please

    James Brown
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  • It's A Man's Man's Man's World It's A Man's Man's Man's World Quick View

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    It's A Man's Man's Man's World

    Running constantly on all cylinders, the Godfather of Soul's infectious grooves and potent performances are
    elevated to a level few others can dream of reaching on It's a Man's Man's Man's World. All of the classics are
    represented in this session, including an over the top version of the album's title track. Continuing with its vinyl
    reissue campaign UMe will be reissuing this classic on standard weight vinyl for the first time in years.
    1. The Scratch
    2. It's A Man's Man's Man's World
    3. Bewildered
    4. Is It Yes Or Is It No?
    5. Ain't That A Groove Part 1
    6. The Bells
    7. Ain't That A Groove Part 2
    8. Come Over Here
    9. In The Wee Wee Hours (Of The Nite)
    10. I Don't Mind
    11. Just You And Me
    12. I Love You, Yes I Do
    James Brown
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  • Tell Me What You're Gonna Do Tell Me What You're Gonna Do Quick View

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    Tell Me What You're Gonna Do

    This quintessential LP includes James Brown & The Famous Flames' seminal album Tell Me What You're Gonna Do (Ember, 1961). This masterpiece helped define the primal nature of soul. It offers a solid introduction into this man's special brand of musical feeling, intense delivery and R&B innovation. This sensational LP was long out of print, but has now been remastered in this very special collector's edition, which also includes 4 bonus tracks from the same period.
    1. Just You and Me Darling

    2. I Love You, Yes I Do

    3. I Don't Mind

    4. Come Over Here

    5. The Bells

    6. Love Don't Love Nobody

    7. Dancin' Little Thing

    8. Lost Someone

    9. And I Do Just What I Want

    10. So Long

    11. You Don't Have to Go

    12. Tell Me What You're Gonna Do
    James Brown
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  • I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got Quick View

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    I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got

    I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got became SinÉad O'Connor's popular breakthrough on the strength of the stunning Prince cover Nothing Compares 2 U, which topped the pop charts for a month. But even its remarkable intimacy wasn't adequate preparation for the harrowing confessionals that composed the majority of the album. Informed by her stormy relationship with drummer John Reynolds, who fathered O'Connor's first child before the couple broke up, I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got lays the singer's psyche startlingly and sometimes uncomfortably bare. The songs mostly address relationships with parents, children, and (especially) lovers, through which O'Connor weaves a stubborn refusal to be defined by anyone but herself. In fact, the album is almost too personal and cathartic to draw the listener in close, since O'Connor projects such turmoil and offers such specific detail. Her confrontational openness makes it easy to overlook O'Connor's musical versatility. Granted, not all of the music is as brilliantly audacious as I Am Stretched on Your Grave, which marries a Frank O'Connor poem to eerie Celtic melodies and a James Brown Funky Drummer sample. But the album plays like a tour de force in its demonstration of everything O'Connor can do: dramatic orchestral ballads, intimate confessionals, catchy pop/rock, driving guitar rock, and protest folk, not to mention the nearly six-minute a cappella title track. What's consistent throughout is the frighteningly strong emotion O'Connor brings to bear on the material, while remaining sensitive to each piece's individual demands. Aside from being a brilliant album in its own right, I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got foreshadowed the rise of deeply introspective female singer/songwriters like Tori Amos and Sarah McLachlan, who were more traditionally feminine and connected with a wider audience. Which takes nothing away from anyone; if anything, it's evidence that, when on top of her game, O'Connor was a singular talent.

    - Steve Huey (All Music Guide)
    1. Feel So Different (2009 Remastered Version)
    2. I Am Stretched On Your Grave (2009 Remastered Version)
    3. Three Babies (2009 Remastered Version)
    4. The Emperor's New Clothes (2009 Remastered Version)
    5. Black Boys On Mopeds (2009 Remastered Version)
    6. Nothing Compares 2 U (2009 Remastered Version)
    7. Jump In The River (2009 Remastered Version)
    8. You Cause As Much Sorrow (2009 Remastered Version)
    9. The Last Day Of Our Acquaintance (2009 Remastered Version)
    10. I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got (2009 Remastered Version)
    Sinead O'Connor
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  • The Birth Of Funk The Birth Of Funk Quick View

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    The Birth Of Funk

    Nobody in New Orleans laid into the blues so low down and dirty as Buddy Bol-den, whose Funky Butt became a staple in the repertoire of the city's early jazz bands. Jacksonville, Florida, 1960. Charles 'Hungry' Williams mentors young Clayton Fillyau after he had just joined the James Brown band: 'I don't care where you put it on those drums, remember where '1' is and you'll never lose the time.' Listen to Hungry on Huey Smith's Talk To Me Baby and then listen to how Clayton turns it into a relentless breakbeat on James Brown's I've Got Money. Earl King's Trick Bag, prefiguring the Meters, is as good an example of early New Orleansfunk as can be found. Not everything on here was cut in New Orleans. New York singer Vernon Harrel's Slick Chick is held together by an intriguingly syncopated bass line that hints at late '60s Studio One dub. And in case you think any of this was new, listen to Zutty Singleton's drum break on Victoria Spivey's Funny Feathers from 1929. Or Earl Palmer's sixteenth notes, off-backbeat snare accents and double-tempo hi-hats in 1953 on Professor Longhair's Tipitina and Who's Foolin' You.
    1. Say Yeah Yeah - Yvonne Fair
    2. Check Mr. Popeye - Eddie Bo
    3. The Popeye - Spider Johnson
    4. I'm Leaving You Today - Al Robinson
    5. Say Yeah - Porgy & The Polka Dots
    6. Talk To Me Baby - Huey 'Piano' Smith
    7. Trick Bag - Earl King
    8. What A Wedding Day - Shirley Raymond
    9. R B Special - Bob Bateman
    10. Tell Me The Truth - The Turquinettes
    11. Slick Chick - Vernon Harrel
    12. I've Got Money - James Brown
    13. Hold It - Bill Doggett
    14. Fat Boy - Billy Stewart
    15. Mudd - Roy Montrell
    Various Artists
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  • Think (About It) Think (About It) Quick View

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    Think (About It)

    Bundled With A 22"x 22" Poster Of The Cover Art & Bonus 7"


    James Brown had several incredibly talented "funky divas" in his late '60s and early '70s stable, including Vicki Anderson and Marva Whitney. But as great as those two powerhouse singers were, Lyn Collins was the strongest hit maker of that funky JB era.


    Her strong voice and commanding stage presence - which earned her the nicknames "The Female Preacher" and "Mama Feelgood" - quickly proved to be a potent addition to the People Records universe. In the spring of 1972 her second single, the driving and ridiculously funky "Think (About It)" hit the R & B music world like a ton of bricks. As fans young and old know, thanks to its
    timeless, relentless groove and powerful vocals, "Think" gained a powerful second life in the 1980s thanks to the hip-hop generation, fueling the platinum
    smash "It Takes Two," by Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock in 1988 and additionally sampled by dozens of hip-hop and dance music artists up to the present day.


    But Collins was far from a One Hit Wonder: she was as vocally adept on ballads as she was with full-blown funk. She proves this throughout her debut album, which was released in 1972 on James Brown's new People Records label - the imprint's second full-length release. To wit, aside from the title smash: a powerful and emotional cover of Bill Withers' "Ain't No Sunshine"; the socially progressive "Women's Lib"; the Gamble & Huff-penned "Never Gonna Give You Up" (originally done by Jerry Butler); and even a daring, muscular take on the song "Fly Me To The Moon," made famous by, among others, Frank Sinatra.


    All throughout Think (About It), Collins shows that she was a vocal force to be reckoned with. Backed by a James Brown-assembled musical crew that included Pee Wee Ellis, Fred Wesley and, of course, James Brown himself, the platter was bound to impress and succeed. And that it did. Included in this special Get On Down deluxe package is a 22" x 22" poster of the album cover, and a bonus 7-inch of Collins' 1973 People single, "We Want To Parrty, Parrty, Parrty" with the B Side "You Can't Beat Two People In Love" which is unavailable on any Lyn Collins full-length.

    1. Think (About It)
    2. Just Won't Do Right
    3. Wheels Of Life
    4. Ain't No Sunshine
    5. Things Got To Get Better
    6. Never Gonna Give You Up
    7. Reach Out For Me
    8. Women's Lib
    9. Fly Me To The Moon


    Bonus 7"
    A-SIDE - We Want To Parrty, Parrty, Parrty
    B-SIDE - You Can't Beat Two People In Love

    Lyn Collins
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  • Doin' It To Death Doin' It To Death Quick View

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    Doin' It To Death

    For starters, this platter begins with one of the great intros of all time: "Ladies and gentlemen, there are seven acknowledged wonders of the
    world. You are about to witness the eighth "


    Lodged in a deep groove between the JB's' debut LP Food For Thought (1972) and the more complex and at-times political Damn Right, I Am
    Somebody (from 1974) sits the ridiculously vampy and infectious classic, Doing It To Death. First moving hips and making heads nod in 1973,
    the James Brown-produced, 5-song album is one big funk lick, broken up into many delicious moving parts.


    As with pretty much everything produced by the JB's - led by Fred Wesley with heavy help from a supporting cast that included saxophonist
    Maceo Parker, guitarists Jimmy Nolen and Hearlon "Cheese" Martin and drummer John "Jabo" Starks - all songs began and revolved around
    a devastating riff. The title track is most certainly guilty-as-charged, as it starts strutting right out of the gate and continues for just over 10
    minutes, driven by a guitar lick and MCed by the inimitable James Brown, with soloists stepping up and out while the song chugs on.


    The other centerpiece of the album is the 8-minute "You Can Have Watergate Just Gimme Some Bucks And I'll Be Straight," whose groove is
    interestingly teased two times before it arrives in full form. The song title itself is provocative, and the music keeps a stone-cold groove despite
    the less than cheery undertones. Again driven by an infectious guitar morsel, the breakdowns in this song gave sampling producers and DJs
    sweet dreams in the '80s, and Fred Wesley's trombone solo rides beautifully over the group's cries of "We need some money."


    Beyond the aforementioned sure-shots, the twitchy "More Peas," "La Di Da La Di Day" and the much jazzier, solo-heavy "Sucker" round out
    this incredible album. It's just another perfect example of how James Brown's funk machine could stop the world when they hit a groove.

    1. Introduction To The J.B.'s
    2. Doing It To Death - Part 1 & 2
    3. You Can Have Watergate Just Gimme Some Bucks And I'll Be Straight
    4. More Peas
    5. La Di Da La Di Day
    6. You Can Have Watergate Just Gimme Some Bucks And I'll Be Straight
    7. Sucker
    8. You Can Have Watergate Just Gimme Some Bucks And I'll Be Straight
    The J.B.'s
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  • Get On Up - The James Brown Story - Soundtrack Get On Up - The James Brown Story - Soundtrack Quick View

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    Get On Up - The James Brown Story - Soundtrack

    "The Godfather of Soul." "The Hardest Working Man in Show Business." "Mr. Dynamite." "Soul Brother Number One." For more than 50 years, these and
    other honorifics have described American music icon James Brown.


    GET ON UP: The James Brown Story - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack features studio and standout live versions of many of Brown's top soul/funk
    hits-from his first, 1956's "Please Please Please" to "Out Of Sight," "I Got You (I Feel Good)," "Try Me," "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag," "It's A Man's
    Man's Man's World," and "Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine." Also included are two previously unreleased concert recordings heard in the new
    film that is in theaters nationwide on August 1. These live, spine-tingling performances of "Please Please Please" and "It's A Man's Man's Man's World"
    were recorded at the historic Fort Homer W. Hesterly Armory in Tampa, Florida on April 23, 1966.


    In 1986, James Brown was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a charter member. A multiple GRAMMY® Award winner, Brown was honored
    with the Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award in 1992, and in 2003 he received the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors. Brown died on
    Christmas Day 2006 at the age of 73.

    1. Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine
    2. The Payback. Pt. 1
    3. Out Of Sight
    4. I Got You (I Feel Good)
    5. Caldonia
    6. Please Please Please (Live)

    7. Night Train (Live)
    8. Papa's Got A Brand New Bag, Pt. 1
    9. It's A Man's Man's Man's World (Live)
    10. Cold Sweat, Pt. 1
    11. Mother Popcorn, Pt. 1
    12. I Got The Feelin' (Live)
    13. I Can't Stand Myself (When You Touch Me) (Live)
    14. Say It Loud-I'm Black And I'm Proud, Pt. 1
    15. Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine (Live)
    16. Super Bad (Live)
    17. Soul Power (Live)
    18. Try Me (Live)
    19. Please Please Please
    20. Get Up Offa That Thing
    James Brown
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  • These Are The JBs These Are The JBs Quick View

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    These Are The JBs

    The Unreleased Album By James Brown's Backing Band: The Bootsy Collins-lead JB's


    Never-before-heard James Brown and J.B.'s originals and covers of Jimi Hendrix, Kool & the Gang, the Meters. Contains a 12-page booklet with full annotation, liner notes by Brown historian Alan Leeds and never-before-published photos.


    This album is the Rosetta Stone of funk's dominant idioms, yet its existence has barely been a rumor. In 1970 James Brown perfectly captured a definitive moment in modern music when he ordered Bootsy Collins into the studio to record the tracks that would be test pressed on King Records as These Are The J.B.'s. This album is the epitome of funk music, Brown's innovation that influenced everything that came after it, from Afro-beat to disco to hip-hop. And if there is any funk ensemble as influential as Brown's, in the post-"Cold Sweat" musical landscape, it's the Parliament/Funkadelic contingent. Those two streams, as Grammy Winning James Brown historian Alan Leeds details in this album's liner notes, converged for the first time here.


    This link between Brown's funk and all that followed features Bootsy and his young band running through twelve-minute instrumental take of Marva Whitney's "It's My Thing," replete with blues chord changes, alongside interpretations of the Meters, Kool and the Gang and none other than Jimi Hendrix. This is a young band's James Brown-turned-on-his-head style of funk that they nail in a one-minute vamp that pre-dates their obscure but important work as the Houseguests ensemble and embodies the essence of the psychedelic-flavored music that would propel them into the orbit of
    George Clinton and his mothership, where they poked cosmic holes in funk's polyrhythmic ozone layer in the mid-1970s.


    There are only two extant copies of the original King Records test press LP of These Are The J.B.'s. This, the first commercial issue of this album, was overseen by Now-Again's Egon alongside Leeds and Universal Music Group's James Brown expert Harry Weinger. It was mastered specifically for vinyl by Elysian Master's Dave Cooley from the original two-track stereo master that James Brown and his engineer Ron Lenhoff delivered to production forty-four years ago. It comes with a 12-page booklet with liner notes by Leeds and Egon and many unpublished photographs and ephemera.

    1. These Are The JBs (Part 1 & 2)
    2. I'll Ze
    3. The Grunt (Part 1 & 2)
    4. When You Feel It, Grunt If You Can
    The J.B.'s
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  • Life, Love And Leaving Life, Love And Leaving Quick View

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    Life, Love And Leaving

    Features The Previously Unreleased Album Outtake, ''This Old Heart'' (Originally By James Brown), Which Had Gone Unheard For Over 15 Years.


    Features Eddie Hawrsh (The Black Crowes) On Bass.


    Originally released in 2001, the Detroit Cobras Life, Love and Leaving is the group's best-known effort, coming at a time when bands like the White Stripes and Dirtbombs were also releasing seminal albums that started picking up recognition outside of their collective hometown of Detroit. Hitting hard with songs by soul heavyweights like Solomon Burke (''Stupidity''), Mary Wells (''Bye Bye Baby''), Otis Redding (''Shout Bamalama''), the inimitable vocals of Rachel Nagy would no-doubt be a template from which folks like Amy Winehouse would work from years later. A landmark collection of covers.

    1. Hey Sah-Lo-Ney
    2. He Did It
    3. Home In Your Heart
    4. Oh My Lover
    5. Cry On
    6. Stupidity
    7. Bye Bye Baby
    8. Boss With the Hot Sauce
    9. I'm Laughing At You
    10. You Can't Miss Nothing That You Never Had
    11. Right Around the Corner
    12. Won't You Dance With Me
    13. Let's Forget About the Past
    14. Shout Bamalama
    15. This Old Heart*


    * Previously Unreleased

    The Detroit Cobras
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  • The Blues Brothers Original Soundtrack The Blues Brothers Original Soundtrack Quick View

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    The Blues Brothers Original Soundtrack


    180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl


    Original 1980 Soundtrack


    First Pressing Of 2000 Numbered Copies On Blue Vinyl


    Comic actors John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd rightfully get credit for exposing many people to the music of Blues and R&B veterans. The soundtrack to their hugely successful musical comedy Blues Brothers was released on June 20, 1980 as the second album by the Blues Brothers Band, which also toured that year to promote the film.


    The rollicking remake of the Spencer Davis Group's Gimme Some Lovin' was a Billboard Top 20 hit, featuring an arrangement notable for the horn section that replaces Steve Winwood's rumbling organ work. Ray Charles has a good time with Shake a Tail Feather, and he's helped out by Jake and Elwood Blues (Belushi and Aykroyd, respectively). The cover of Solomon Burke's Everybody Needs Somebody to Love is a lot of fun, thanks to the great overall rhythm and Elwood's lightning-fast stage rap, while James Brown and the Reverend James Cleveland Choir provide a blast of gospel music on Old Landmark. Aretha Franklin's Think is explosive, and Cab Calloway's Minnie the Moocher is slyly irresistible.


    The first 2000 copies are numbered and pressed on blue vinyl!

    1. She Caught The Katy
    2. Peter Gunn Theme
    3. Gimme Some Lovin'
    4. Shake Your Tailfeather
    5. Everybody Needs Somebody To Love
    6.The Old Landmark
    7. Think
    8. Theme From Rawhide
    9. Minnie The Moocher
    10. Sweet Home Chicago
    11. Jailhouse Rock
    Blues Brothers
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    I Learned The Hard Way

    Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings are already well known as one of the most exciting acts in the nation for both their explosive live shows and their prolific output of gritty studio recordings. I Learned The Hardway is their fourth full-length release on Brooklyn's independent Daptone Records and it marks a bold step forward for a band who almost single handedly stewarded today's return of soul music to its more traditional sound.


    Produced by Bosco Mann and recorded on an Ampex eight-track tape machine by Gabriel Roth in Daptone Records' House of Soul studios, the record drips with a warmth and spontaneity rarely found since the golden days of Muscle Shoals and Stax. Sharon's raw power, rhythmic swagger, moaning soulfulness and melodic command set her fi rmly alongside Tina Turner, James Brown, Mavis Staples, and Aretha as a fi xture in the canon of soul music. From the lush Philly-Soul fanfare that ushers in The Game Gets Old at the top of the record, to the stripped down Sam Cooke-style Mama Don't Like My Man at the tail, the Dap-Kings groove seamlessly through both the most crafted and simple arrangements with subtlety and discipline. I Learned the Hard Way is the Daptone Sound at its fi nest.

    1. The Game Gets Old

    2. I Learned the Hard Way

    3. Better Things

    4. Give It Back

    5. Money
    6. The Reason

    7. Window Shopping

    8. She Ain't a Child No More

    9. I'll Still Be True
    10. Without a Heart

    11. If You Call

    12. Mama Don't Like My Man
    Sharon Jones
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    Live At The Harlem Square Club

    Ranked 443/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Import

    Remastered


    Live at the Harlem Square Club is a classic live album by soul singer Sam Cooke, backed by
    King Curtis, Clifton White and Cornell Dupree to name a few. Although recorded in 1963, the LP
    first saw the light in 1985. Live at the Harlem Square Club easily stands the test of time next
    to albums such as James Browns Live at the Apollo or Jackie Wilsons Live at the Copa.


    This 180 grams audiophile edition contains the most recent remastered audio version (2005)
    for the first time on vinyl ever!

    Side A


    1 Soul Twist/Introduction
    2 Feel It (Don't Fight It)
    3 Chain Gang
    4 Cupid
    5 It's All Right/For Sentimental Reasons
    6 Twistin' The Night Away


    Side B


    1 Somebody Have Mercy
    2 Bring It On Home To Me
    3 Nothing Can Change This Love
    4 Having A Party

    Sam Cooke
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    Earth, Wind & Fire

    Earth, Wind & Fire's supremely confident debut still blows our minds today. Bandleader Maurice White melds a bold, James Brown-style horn section with dreamy harmonies, tight arrangements, and positive lyrics with a hint of the spacey astrological vibe that inspired the band's name. Uplifting tracks like Help Somebody and the cuddly ballad Love Is Life are the perfect intersection of funk and psychedelic soul. The lush vocal blend of Sherry Scott, Wade Flemons, Don Whitehead, and White comes alive-and hints at the group's later hits.
    1. Help Somebody
    2. Moment Of Truth
    3. Love is Life
    4. C'mon Children
    5. This World Today
    6. Bad Tune
    Earth, Wind & Fire
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    New Single LP Version


    Chan Marshall returned in 2008 with Jukebox, her second album of cover songs after 2000's The Covers Record. Here we find Marshall paying tribute to the great vocalists who have influenced her over the years including Hank Williams (Ramblin' (Wo)man), Bob Dylan (I Believe in You), James Brown (Lost Someone) and Frank Sinatra (New York), among others.

    1. New York

    2. Ramblin' (Wo)Man
    3. Metal Heart
    4. Silver Stallion
    5. Aretha, Sing One For Me
    6. Lost Someone
    7. Lord, Help the Poor & Needy
    8. I Believe In You
    9. Song To Bobby
    10. Don't Explain
    11. Woman Left Lonely
    12. Blue
    Cat Power
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    Rocky IV Soundtrack

    The 1985 blockbuster Rocky IV found Sylvester Stallone's heavyweight champion boxer in the fight of his life against the fearsome Ivan Drago. The soundtrack, newly remastered for vinyl offers energizing anthems by Survivor (Burning Heart, Eye of the Tiger), James Brown (Living in America) and John Cafferty (Hearts On Fire).
    1. Burning Heart (Survivor)
    2. Hearts On Fire (John Cafferty)
    3. Double Or Nothing (Kenny Loggins)
    4. Eye of the Tiger (Survivor)
    5. War/Fanfare From Rocky (Vince DiCola)
    6. Living in America (James Brown)
    7. No Easy Way Out (Robert Tepper)
    8. One Way Street (Go West)
    9. The Sweetest Victory (Touch)
    10. Training Montage (Vince DiCola)
    Various Artists
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    Friends

    With Friends White Lies haven't so much abandoned their trademark synth-rock sound as given it a spring clean by exploring new sounds. Recorded in Bryan Ferry's private studio in London's Olympia, the album was self-produced by the band. White Lies enlisted the help of an expert team including Grammy Award-Winning engineer James Brown (Foo Fighters, Arctic Monkeys), David Wrench (Caribou, FKA Twigs) on mixing duties and long-term collaborator Ed Buller, who contributed additional production.
    1. Take It Out on Me
    2. Morning in LA
    3. Hold Back Your Love
    4. Don't Want to Feel It All
    5. Is My Love Enough?
    6. Summer Didn't Change a Thing
    7. Swing
    8. Come On
    9. Right Place
    10. Don't Fall
    White Lies
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    Roy Lee Johnson And The Villagers

    Praised by All Music.com as "An unsung monster from the Stax empire," this 1973 LP is a relentlessly funky gem. Full of tight grooves and red-hot guitar licks a la James Brown and the JB's, Roy Lee Johnson and the Villagers has been in high demand by DJs and producers since the late 80s. This reissue marks the first availability of the LP on vinyl since its release in 1973.
    1. Patch It Up
    2. I'll Be Your Doctor Man
    3. Something Special
    4. I Can't Stand This Loneliness
    5. The Dryer Part 2
    6. Don't Tell Me Nothing About My Woman
    7. Razorback Circus
    8. Robot
    9. Midnight At Riley's
    10. The Dryer Part 1
    Roy Lee Johnson And The Villagers
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    Us

    Bundled With A 22"x 22" Poster Of The Cover Art


    Maceo Parker was one of the most revered and loved members of James Brown's famed J.B.'s band from the late '60s to the mid-1970s. Alongside his instantly-recognizable alto saxophone solos, he occasionally performed as comedian before James Brown shows, in addition to playing MC.


    He was a true renaissance man. And while other members of The Godfather of Soul's inner circle - most notably trombonist Fred Wesley - had solo albums at the advent of Brown's People Records, Maceo had to wait his turn for a couple years. By the time 1974 rolled around, this talented musician and personality could not be denied, and he burst onto the scene as a group leader with one of the most impressive albums in the People catalog: the simply titled, but deeply felt, Us.


    Maceo's group (occasionally called The Macks) and Fred Wesley's J.B.'s were essentially the same unit - including guitarists Jimmy Nolen and Hearlon "Cheese" Martin, drummer John "Jabo" Starks, saxophonist St. Clair Pinckney and of course Fred Wesley on trombone. Unsurprisingly, the material here is never-endingly funky. But as shown in the song selection (presumably by Parker, with heavy-handy assistance from the
    Godfather himself), there are as many ballads and soul groovers as there are straight-up funk workouts.
    Cases in point include the mellow, Gamble & Huff-penned "Drowning In The Sea Of Love" (with organ, most likely played by James Brown, slithering in the background) and the syrupy "Show and Tell." The album's closer is also on the slower side, going very deep and striking a chord, as Maceo and Brown talk about conditions in the Black American landscape of the day over the course of 10-plus minutes.


    And there is, of course, plenty of diesel funk here as well: singles like "Soul Power 74" and "Parrty" are downright nasty grooves, known well by James Brown fans old and new. "Soul Power 74" additionally features very early proto-sampling, with a baby's cry as well as Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have Been To The Mountain Top" speech. And Maceo's take on the J.B.'s classic "Doing It To Death" is a unique version, more muted and of course featuring Maceo's gorgeous horn front and center.


    Appearing at the apex of both James Brown's and People Records' power, Us is a treasured jewel in the J.B. catalog, and rightfully so. This 150 gram vinyl LP comes in a Stoughton Jacket, housed in a custom People Records poly bag, and includes 24" x 24" poster.

    1. Soul Power '74
    2. Parrty
    3. Show And Tell
    4. Drowning In The Sea Of Love
    5. I Can Play For (Just You & Me)
    6. Doing It To Death
    7. The Soul Of A Black Man
    Maceo Parker
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