Annotation

Previous editor wrote - Apparently this is a 2002 re-release of the original 1996 "40th Anniversary Collection". The only obvious difference is the substitution of "Hey America" for "Ain't It Funky Now" as the last track.

Annotation last modified on 2016-04-12 16:19 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Please, Please, Please
2:46
2 Try Me
5 2:33
3 Good Good Lovin'
2:16
4 I'll Go Crazy
2:10
5 Think
2:52
6 Lost Someone
3:08
7 Night Train
2 3:32
8 Prisoner of Love
2:24
9 Out of Sight
2:24
10 Papa's Got a Brand New Bag
4:19
11 I Got You (I Feel Good)
4.65 2:48
12 It's a Man's, Man's, Man's World
2:49
13 Money Won't Change You
2:47
14 Cold Sweat
7:26
15 There Was a Time
4:28
16 I Got the Feelin'
2:40
17 Licking Stick - Licking Stick
2:49
18 Say It Loud - I'm Black and I'm Proud
4:53
19 Give It Up or Turn It a Loose
2:52
20 I Don't Want Nobody to Give Me Nothing (Open Up the Door, I'll Get It Myself)
3:07
21 Mother Popcorn
4 3:18
22 Hey America
3:38
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine
4 5:18
2 Super Bad
4 5:02
3 Soul Power
4 3:22
4 Hot Pants
3:09
5 Make It Funky
3:17
6 Talkin' Loud and Sayin' Nothing
4 3:25
7 King Heroin
3:58
8 Get on the Good Foot
3:36
9 The Boss
3:16
10 Doing It to Death
5:07
11 The Payback
4 7:39
12 Papa Don't Take No Mess
4:31
13 My Thang
4:17
14 Funky President (People It's Bad)
4:04
15 Get Up Offa That Thing
4 6:16
16 Body Heat
4:05
17 It's Too Funky in Here
4:00
18 Living in America
4:08

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States (1956-02-04) (track 1)
New York, New York, United States (1958-09-18) (track 2)
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States (1959-11-11) (track 4)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1960-02-20) (track 5)
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States (1961-02-09) (track 6)
New York, New York, United States (1962-12-17) (track 8)
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States (1965-02) (track 10)
Miami, Florida, United States (1965-05-06) (track 11)
New York, New York, United States (1966-02-16) (track 12)
New York, New York, United States (1966-06-09) (track 13)
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States (1967-05) (track 14)
trumpet:
Roscoe Patrick (1961-02-09) (track 6)
Joe Dupars (1964-05) (track 9)
McKinley "Mack" Johnson (1964-05) (track 9)
Robert Knight (trumpeter) (1964-05) (track 9)
Ron Tooley (1964-05) (track 9)
Joe Dupars (1965-02) (track 10)
Ron Tooley (1965-02) (track 10)
Joe Dupars (1965-05-06) (track 11)
Mike Ridley (1965-05-06) (track 11)
Ron Tooley (1965-05-06) (track 11)
Dud Bascomb (Sr., jazz trumpeter) (1966-02-16) (track 12)
Waymon Reed (1966-02-16) (track 12)
Lammar Wright (1966-02-16) (track 12)
Joe Dupars (1967-05) (track 14)
Waymon Reed (1967-05) (track 14)
Joe Dupars (1968-01) (track 16)
Waymon Reed (1968-01) (track 16)
drums:
Edison Gore (1956-02-04) (track 1)
David Francis (1958-09-18) (track 2)
Nat Kendrick (1959-11-11) (track 4)
Nat Kendrick (1960-02-20) (track 5)
Nat Kendrick (1961-02-09) (track 6)
Melvin Parker (1964-05) (track 9)
Melvin Parker (1965-02) (track 10)
Melvin Parker (1965-05-06) (track 11)
Bernard “Pretty” Purdie (1966-02-16) (track 12)
Clyde Stubblefield (1968-01) (track 16)
organ:
Bobby Byrd (African-American funk/soul/gospel songwriter & producer) (1961-02-09) (track 6)
Nat Jones (1965-02) (track 10)
Nat Jones (1965-05-06) (track 11)
guitar:
Nafloyd Scott (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Kenny Burrell (1958-09-18) (track 2)
J.C. Davis (1959-11-11) (track 4)
Bobby Roach (1960-02-20) (track 5)
Les Buie (1961-02-09) (track 6)
Les Buie (1964-05) (track 9)
Jimmy Nolen (1965-02) (track 10)
Alphonso "Country" Kellum (1965-05-06) (track 11)
Jimmy Nolen (1965-05-06) (track 11)
Billy Butler (jazz guitarist) (1966-02-16) (track 12)
Alfonzo Kellum (1967-05) (track 14)
Jimmy Nolen (1967-05) (track 14)
Alphonso "Country" Kellum (1968-01) (track 16)
Jimmy Nolen (1968-01) (track 16)
bass:
Clarence Mack (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Carl Pruitt (Double bass player) (1958-09-18) (track 2)
Bernard Odum (1959-11-11) (track 4)
Bernard Odum (1960-02-20) (track 5)
Hubert Parry (bass player) (1961-02-09) (track 6)
Bernard Odum (1964-05) (track 9)
Bernard Odum (1965-05-06) (track 11)
Bernard Odum (1967-05) (track 14)
Bernard Odum (1968-01) (track 16)
alto saxophone:
George Dorsey (1958-09-18) (track 2)
James McGary (1959-11-11) (track 4)
Alfred Corley (1960-02-20) (track 5)
Nat Jones (1964-05) (track 9)
Nat Jones (1965-02) (track 10)
Nat Jones (1965-05-06) (track 11)
Maceo Parker (1965-05-06) (track 11)
Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis (1967-05) (track 14)
Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis (1968-01) (track 16)
piano:
Lucas "Fats" Gonder (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Ernest Hayes (American pianist, organist and arranger) (1958-09-18) (track 2)
Sonny Thompson (US R&B bandleader and pianist) (1959-11-11) (track 4)
baritone saxophone:
Maceo Parker (1964-05) (track 9)
Maceo Parker (1965-02) (track 10)
Haywood Henry (1966-02-16) (track 12)
St. Clair Pinckney (1967-05) (track 14)
St. Clair Pinckney (1968-01) (track 16)
tenor saxophone:
Ray Felder (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Wilbert Smith (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Clifford Scott (1958-09-18) (track 2)
Bobby Roach (1959-11-11) (track 4)
J.C. Davis (1960-02-20) (track 5)
J.C. Davis (1961-02-09) (track 6)
Al "Brisco" Clark (1964-05) (track 9)
St. Clair Pinckney (1964-05) (track 9)
Eldee Williams (1964-05) (track 9)
Al "Brisco" Clark (1965-02) (track 10)
Maceo Parker (1965-02) (track 10)
St. Clair Pinckney (1965-02) (track 10)
Eldee Williams (1965-02) (track 10)
Al "Brisco" Clark (1965-05-06) (track 11)
St. Clair Pinckney (1965-05-06) (track 11)
Eldee Williams (1965-05-06) (track 11)
Maceo Parker (1967-05) (track 14)
Eldee Williams (1967-05) (track 14)
Maceo Parker (1968-01) (track 16)
trombone:
Wilmer Milton (1964-05) (track 9)
Wilmer Milton (1965-02) (track 10)
Levi Rasbury (1965-02) (track 10)
Levi Rasbury (1965-05-06) (track 11)
Levi Rasbury (1967-05) (track 14)
Levi Rasbury (1968-01) (track 16)
background vocals:
Bobby Byrd (African-American funk/soul/gospel songwriter & producer) (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Nashpendle Knox (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Sylvester Keels (member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Johnny Terry (member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (1956-02-04) (track 1)
J.W. Archer (1958-09-18) (track 2)
Bill Hollings (1958-09-18) (track 2)
Louis Madison (1958-09-18) (track 2)
Johnny Terry (member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (1958-09-18) (track 2)
Bobby Bennett (member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (1959-11-11) (track 4)
Bobby Byrd (African-American funk/soul/gospel songwriter & producer) (1959-11-11) (track 4)
Willie Johnson (Member of The Famous Flames) (1959-11-11) (track 4)
"Baby Lloyd" Stallworth (1959-11-11) (track 4)
Johnny Terry (member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (1959-11-11) (track 4)
Bobby Bennett (member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (1960-02-20) (track 5)
Bobby Byrd (African-American funk/soul/gospel songwriter & producer) (1960-02-20) (track 5)
Bill Hollings (1960-02-20) (track 5)
"Baby Lloyd" Stallworth (1960-02-20) (track 5)
Johnny Terry (member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (1960-02-20) (track 5)
composer:
Charles Bobbitt (track 19)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 9–12, 14–18, 20)
Bobby Byrd (African-American funk/soul/gospel songwriter & producer) (tracks 6, 17)
Russ Columbo (American singer, songwriter, violinist and actor) (track 8)
Pee Wee Ellis (tracks 14, 17–18)
Jimmy Forrest (track 7)
Clarence Gaskill (track 8)
Bud Hobgood (track 15)
Betty Jean Newsome (track 12)
Lloyd Stallworth (track 6)
Lowman Pauling (track 5)
Johnny Terry (member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (track 1)
lead vocals:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (tracks 7, 15, 17–21)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1956-02-04) (track 1)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1958-09-18) (track 2)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1959) (track 3)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1959-11-11) (track 4)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1960-02-20) (track 5)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1961-02-09) (track 6)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1962-12-17) (track 8)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1964-05) (track 9)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1965-02) (track 10)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1965-05-06) (track 11)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1966-02-16) (track 12)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1966-06-09) (track 13)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1967-05) (track 14)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1968-01) (track 16)
lyricist:
Charles Bobbitt (track 19)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6–7, 9–12, 14–18, 20)
Bobby Byrd (African-American funk/soul/gospel songwriter & producer) (tracks 6, 17)
Pee Wee Ellis (tracks 14, 17–18)
Bud Hobgood (track 15)
Betty Jean Newsome (track 12)
Lloyd Stallworth (track 6)
Lowman Pauling (track 5)
Leo Robin (track 8)
Johnny Terry (member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (track 1)
orchestra:
The James Brown Band (1960-02-20) (track 5)
The James Brown Band (1961-02-09) (track 6)
performer:
James Brown & The Famous Flames (1956-02-04) (track 1)
James Brown & The Famous Flames (1958-09-18) (track 2)
James Brown & The Famous Flames (1959-11-11) (track 4)
The James Brown Band (1959-11-11) (track 4)
James Brown & The Famous Flames (1960-02-20) (track 5)
writer:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (tracks 3, 13, 21)
Pee Wee Ellis (track 21)
Nat Jones (track 13)
Albert Shubert (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
Universal Records Inc. (not for release label use! a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (1965) (track 11)
publisher:
Fort Knox Music Co (track 11)
Trio Music Company (track 3)
Try Me Inc. (track 11)
recorded at:
King Studios in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Beltone Studios in New York, New York, United States (1958-09-18) (track 2)
King Studios in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States (1959-11-11) (track 4)
United Recorders (@ 6050 Sunset Blvd., part of United Western Recorders studio complex 1957–1985) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1960-02-20) (track 5)
King Studios in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States (1961-02-09) (track 6)
Bell Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1962-12-17) (track 8)
Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida, United States (1965-05-06) (track 11)
Talent Masters Studios in New York, New York, United States (1966-02-16) (track 12)
Talent Masters Studios in New York, New York, United States (1966-06-09) (track 13)
King Studios in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States (1967-05) (track 14)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Brothers on My Jock by EPMD (track 18)
Tradin War Stories by 2Pac feat. Dramacydal, C-Bo & Storm (track 12)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 78) (track 11)
cover recording of:
Think (1960-02-20) (track 5)
Prisoner of Love (1962-12-17) (track 8)
I Found You (a.k.a. I Got You (I Feel Good)) (1965-05-06) (track 11)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
partial recording of:
recording of:
Night Train (James Brown lyrics version) (track 7)
Say It Loud (I'm Black, I'm Proud) (Parts 1 & 2) (track 18)
There Was a Time (track 15)
Please, Please, Please (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Try Me (1958-09-18) (track 2)
Good Good Lovin' (1959) (track 3)
I'll Go Crazy (1959-11-11) (track 4)
Lost Someone (1961-02-09) (track 6)
Out of Sight (1964-05) (track 9)
Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag (1965-02) (track 10)
It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World (1966-02-16) (track 12)
Money Won't Change You (1966-06-09) (track 13)
Cold Sweat (1967-05) (track 14)
I Got the Feelin' (1968-01) (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
Overture (track 8)
version of:
Night Train (Jimmy Forrest's original instrumental version) (track 7)

CD 2

recorded in:
Macon, Georgia, United States (1970-10-01) (track 6)
New York, New York, United States (1972-01-17 – 1972-01-18) (track 7)
trumpet:
Russell Crimes (1972-05-09) (track 8)
Isiah "Ike" Oakley (1972-05-09) (track 8)
drums:
John Starks (1972-05-09) (track 8)
organ:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1972-05-09) (track 8)
guitar:
Hearlon "Cheese" Martin (1972-05-09) (track 8)
Bobby Roach (1972-05-09) (track 8)
bass:
Fred Thomas (bassist) (1972-05-09) (track 8)
alto saxophone:
Jimmy Parker (1972-05-09) (track 8)
tenor saxophone:
St. Clair Pinckney (1972-05-09) (track 8)
trombone:
Fred Wesley (1972-05-09) (track 8)
arranger:
David Matthews (US jazz/bop keyboardist, pianist, and arranger) (track 7)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (tracks 7, 9)
Fred Wesley (tracks 9, 14)
composer:
Charles Bobbitt (tracks 5, 7)
David Matthews (US jazz/bop keyboardist, pianist, and arranger) (track 7)
Joseph Mims (track 8)
Walter N. Shaw (composer, lyricist) (track 17)
John Starks (track 11)
Deanna Brown (James Brown's daughter) (tracks 15–16)
Deidre Brown (was James Brown second spouse) (tracks 15–16)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (tracks 2–5, 7–8, 10–11, 13–14)
Yamma Brown (James Brown's daughter) (tracks 15–16)
George Jackson (US soul songwriter/vocalist) (track 17)
Robert Alton Miller (songwriter and multi-instrumentalist) (track 17)
Brad Shapiro (Producer, arranger, bass player and songwriter) (track 17)
Fred Wesley (tracks 4, 8, 11)
conductor:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 9)
David Matthews (US jazz/bop keyboardist, pianist, and arranger) (1972-01-17 – 1972-01-18) (track 7)
lead vocals:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (tracks 4–5, 10–12, 15–17)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1970) (track 1)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1970-09) (track 2)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1970-10-01) (track 6)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1971-02) (track 3)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1972-01-17 – 1972-01-18) (track 7)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1972-05-09) (track 8)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1974) (track 14)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1974-08) (track 13)
lyricist:
Charles Bobbitt (track 5)
Joseph Mims (track 8)
Walter N. Shaw (composer, lyricist) (track 17)
John Starks (track 11)
Deanna Brown (James Brown's daughter) (tracks 15–16)
Deidre Brown (was James Brown second spouse) (tracks 15–16)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (tracks 2–5, 8, 10–11, 13–14)
Yamma Brown (James Brown's daughter) (tracks 15–16)
George Jackson (US soul songwriter/vocalist) (track 17)
Robert Alton Miller (songwriter and multi-instrumentalist) (track 17)
Manny Rosen (track 7)
Brad Shapiro (Producer, arranger, bass player and songwriter) (track 17)
Fred Wesley (tracks 4, 8, 11)
performer:
The J.B.’s (track 9)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 9)
producer:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (tracks 7, 9)
writer:
Charles Bobbitt (tracks 9, 12)
Bobby Byrd (African-American funk/soul/gospel songwriter & producer) (tracks 1, 6)
Ron Lenhoff (track 1)
John Starks (track 12)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (tracks 1–2, 6, 9, 12)
Fred Wesley (tracks 9, 12)
publisher:
Belinda Music Inc. (track 15)
Dynatone Publishing Co. (tracks 1, 10, 15)
recorded at:
Bobby Smith Studios in Macon, Georgia, United States (1970-10-01) (track 6)
A&R Recording Studio in New York, New York, United States (1972-01-17 – 1972-01-18) (track 7)
compiled in:
sampled by:
Baby, Baby by Floorplan (track 9)
Get Down by Nas (track 9)
Hey Ladies by Beastie Boys (track 14)
Hit Squad Heist by EPMD (track 4)
In the Meanwhile by Jodeci (track 11)
I’m Mad by EPMD (track 11)
Protection by Massive Attack (track 11)
Swiftness by Craig G (track 9)
The Boss by Pete Rock (track 9)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 326) (track 1)
is the basis for:
Soul Power '92 (track 3)
partial recording of:
Bodyheat (track 16)
Get on the Good Foot (1972-05-09) (track 8)
recording of:
Doing It to Death (a.k.a. Gonna Have a Funky Good Time) (track 10)
Make It Funky (track 5)
The Boss (track 9)
The Payback (track 11)
Super Bad (1970-09) (track 2)
Talkin' Loud and Sayin' Nothing (1970-10-01) (track 6)
Soul Power (1971-02) (track 3)
King Heroin (1972-01-17 – 1972-01-18) (track 7)
My Thang (1974-08) (track 13)