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James BrownBest Of James Brown ... CD
Polydor, Late 60s. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ James BrownBest Of James Brown ... LP
Polydor, 1960s/1970s. Very Good ... $9.99
A nice package that covers a good range of King-era material – from early R&B soul numbers, to late 60s early funk tracks. Titles include "Say It Loud", "Sex Machine", "There Was A Time", "Lost Someone", "It's A Man's World", "Popcorn", "Hot Pants", and "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag (part 1)". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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James BrownCold Sweat ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1967. Used ... $11.99
A stone classic from Brother James – a wonderful 60s album that not only includes the incredible title track – one of James' best groovers from the time – but a set that also showcases his talents in so many other styles too! There's a few wonderful ballads – but completely recast by James into songs of pride and power – and some older R&B-styled numbers that hearken back to his earliest years at King – all of which makes for a really rich demonstration of that unique James Brown energy that nobody else in the 60s could ever hope to touch! The Godfather's vocals burst out nicely with some wonderfully soulful overtones, no matter what the tune – and titles include "Fever", "Good Rockin Tonight", "Back Stabbin", "Mona Lisa", "Come Rain Or Come Shine", "Nature Boy" and "I Want To Be Around" – as well as "Cold Sweat (parts 1 & 2)". CD
(Includes obi.)

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James BrownEscape-Ism (parts 1, 2, 3) ... 7-inch
People, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $7.99
A killer early funky track by James and The JBs – and one that has that perfect improvised funk groove that the band was honing at the time. The band vamps in the background with a nice choppy riff – while James raps over the top, goading them on, and driving them onto new funky heights. Classic stuff – and with three parts to the track, the whole thing's 50% funkier than other 45s that just have two parts! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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James BrownExcitement – Mr Dynamite ... LP
King, 1962. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A darn hard to find album by James – one with a tight soulful R&B groove that just about never lets up! Even on these early albums, James had a great raw sound, with a kind of funk that wasn't his trademark 70s sound, but which is still nice and tasty. Titles include "Shout & Shimmy", "Dancin Little Thing", "It Was You", "Come Over Here", "Begging, Begging", and "Tell Me What You're Gonna Do". LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue.)

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James BrownExplosive James Brown – Early King Recordings ... CD
Contrast, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... About October 15, 2017 (delayed)
... CD

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James BrownExplosive James Brown – Early King Recordings ... LP
Contrast, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... About October 15, 2017 (delayed)
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ James BrownFor Goodness Sakes, Look At Those Cakes (double a-side single) ... 12-inch
Polydor, 1978. Very Good (pic cover)... $13.99
2-sided promo single of this very extended groover from one of James' more club-oriented albums of the late 70s. The track actually manages to retain a good funk sound, even if the groove's a bit more uptempo than on earlier records – and the title chorus is a nice goofy one that's right up there with "Do Fries Go With That Shake?". 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo. Cover has light wear and price sticker remnants.)

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James BrownFunky President/Coldblooded ... 7-inch
Polydor, 1974. Very Good ... $8.99
Nice one! "Funky President" is one of James' best jams from the mid 70s – a tightly snapping funky number that has James taking over the whole country, just to serve up his own brand of righteous government! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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James BrownGoodbye My Love/Shades Of Brown ... 7-inch
King, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
"Goodbye My Love" is one of James' ballad soul tracks – not bad overall, sung in a deep soul style that we always like – but the reall killer is "Shades Of Brown", a very groovy organ instrumental that often gets overlooked, and which has a hard-wailing, nice vamping quality! 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has some pen.)

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James BrownGrandmaster Of Funk – Classic Live Performance ... CD
Exceed (UK), 1999. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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James BrownHandful Of Soul ... LP
Smash, 1966. Very Good- ... $14.99
One of the best of Brother James' instrumental records for Smash, and a record that has him out front, wailing at the organ. While James has never been one of the true virtuosos of the instrument, he plays with a sense of style and adventure that make his best LPs sing with energy. This one's got a lot of nice original cuts, including "Hot Mix", "Oh! Henry", "Get Loose", and "The King". Nice grooves, and a very solid backing by Nat Jones and the James Brown Band. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and aging.)

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James BrownI Guess I'll Have To Cry, Cry, Cry/Just Plain Funk ... 7-inch
King, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Two nice ones! "Cry Cry Cry" is a beautiful tear-jerker – produced with strings and orchestral parts behind James, and stunning raw vocals right up front. The flip's an instrumental, with a very horn-driven groove, and a smoking organ solo in the middle! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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James BrownIf I Ruled The World/I Got The Feelin' ... 7-inch
King, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Both tracks are very nice, and the single is an excellent example of James at his strongest in the 60's. "If I Ruled The World" is a beautiful ballad soul cut, infused with the kind of subtle politics that James used before hitting his more radical days. "I Got The Feelin" has a tight snapping groove that you'll recognize instantly, and which has been the basis for more than one sample over the years. 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Blue label King pressing in a King "dots" sleeve.)

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James BrownI'll Go Crazy/Lost Someone ... 7-inch
King, Early 60s. Very Good ... $3.99
An early one from James – with a raw R&B groove on both tracks, and shouted vocals that strike right at the core of the songs! "Crazy" has kind of a "Night Train" beat to it – and "Lost Someone" is slower, with a bluesy slow vamp kind of approach that lets James get all sad and mellow on the vocals. 7-inch, Vinyl record

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James BrownIt's A Funky Christmas ... CD
Sony, Early 90s. New Copy ... $5.99 6.98
Obscure Holiday work from James Brown – not the oft-compiled tracks from his late 60s years at King Records, but some later numbers that show that Brown could still turn out one heck of a Christmas tune! James' vocals are at their older best – still surprisingly powerful, and able to serve up a seasonal message with a lot more soul than just about anyone else we can think of – and even when the backings are a bit contemporary, the tunes take on a more classic soul feel once the Godfather comes into the mix! Titles include "God Gave Me This", "Reindeer On The Rooftop", "Funky Christmas", "Clean For Christmas", "Mom & Dad", "Not Just Another Holiday", and "Christmas Is For Everyone". CD

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James BrownIt's a Man's Man's Man's World ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1966. Used ... $11.99
James Brown, proud and loud – a smoking 60s album that provides a great link between his earlier styles and his freer roots – with a brilliant blend of funk, soul, and a touch of raw R&B! Given the power of The Godfather at this point, there's no denying that even the older cuts have a punch that few others could match – making for a record that feels mighty darn unified, despite the stretch of time between a few of the recordings. Titles include the funky gems "Ain't That a Groove (pts 1 & 2)", "The Scratch", "Is It Yes or Is It No", and James' great version of "The Bells" that's always been one of our favorites – plus Just You & Me", "I Love You Yes I Do", "Come Over Here", and "I Don't Mind". The cover also comes with an "autographed" photo of James on the back with the text "James Brown Fans – Frame This 8 x 10 Picture" – and an image that says "Soul Brother #1 Is Peeking At You Thru The Key Hole"! CD
(Includes obi.)

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James BrownIt's A New Day (parts 1 & 2)/Georgia On My Mind ... 7-inch
King, Late 60s. Very Good ... $9.99
A great single, and one that's often overlooked! "It's A New Day" is a killer funk number, and it's delivered here with some nice choppy guitar, and a good vocal by James that's an answer to Women's Lib! And the flipside features James doing Ray Charles' old standard - but get this: the performance is lifted from the Playboy After Hours show, and you can actually hear Hugh Hefner introducing James at the beginning! Plus, it's a darn good version, too! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ James BrownIt's Too Funky In Here/Are We Really Dancing ... 12-inch
Polydor, 1979. Very Good- ... $3.99
Uptempo funky James from the end of the 70s – aimed at the discos, but with that funky sound of earlier days still pretty much in place! In other words, there's plenty of funky instrumentation in the cuts – a bit faster than in earlier years, but still quite nice – plus occasional flourishes of strings, to give the cuts a bit more of a disco approach. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ James BrownJames Brown – Icon Christmas ... CD
King/Universal, Late 60s. New Copy ... $7.99 8.98
Have a funky funky Christmas with the great James Brown – an artist who has a surprisingly great way with a Holiday tune! James was always great all the other months of the year – but at Christmas he really stepped things up, and cut a whole host of excellent Holiday singles and albums in the late 60s – some of the best of which are featured here! The tight set features 11 classic Christmas cuts from The Godfather – some of them deeply soulful, some of them short and funky – all of them great. Titles include "Soulful Christmas", "Go Power At Christmas Time", "The Christmas Song", "Sweet Little Baby Boy (parts 1 & 2)", "Let's Unite The Whole World At Christmas", "Santa Claus Go Straight To The Ghetto", "Merry Christmas Baby", "Santa Claus Is Definitely Here To Stay", and "Please Come Home For Christmas". CD
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✨✧ James Carter/Cyrus Chestnut/Ali Jackson/Reginald VGold Sounds ... CD
Brown Brothers, 2005. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)
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Eminent StarsBar Shift/Brown Thang ... 7-inch
Tramp (Germany), 2017. New Copy ... $8.99
A fantastic mix of deep soul and hard funk – of the sort we first heard in the early records of Lee Fields! The Eminent Stars here have a great singer on "Bar Shift" – vocalist Bruce James, who brings in a real old school southern style to the lyrics – while the group themselves move up and down the scale in a flurry of riffing guitar, fast bass, and blasting horns! "Brown Thang" is an instrumental, which really lets the combo show off their chops – a tune with some nice conga at the core, giving the whole thing a sweet Chicano funk sort of vibe! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Fresh GordonFeelin' James (long, short)/I Believe In Music (voc) ... 12-inch
Tommy Boy, 1987. Near Mint- ... $6.99
"Feelin' James" is a mostly instrumental track with lots of James Brown and Bobby Byrd vocal samples cut in, the flip, "I Believe In Music" has that early Stetsasonic sound. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a Tommy Boy sleeve.)

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Syl JohnsonMs Fine Brown Frame/You Don't Have To Go ... 7-inch
Erect, 1982. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Syl's last big record – a sweet bluesy groover for the clubs, with a bit of an older feel to it. "Ms Fine Brown Frame" was written with General Crook, who also produced and arranged. Backing both tracks is by the James Cotton group. 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has a small sticker.)

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Rail Band/Les Ambassadeurs Du Motel De BamakoMaribayassa/Get Up James ... 7-inch
Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy ... $9.99
A wonderfully funky number from the legendary Rail Band – a tune that has this cool, exotic horn part at the start – which then gets bumped along by this romping rhythm – almost a drum break, but more complicated overall – and topped with these excellent back/forth vocals! The Ambassadors pay tribute to James Brown on the flipside – with a cut that has an intro like "Sex Machine", and lots of James Brown shouts on the vocals – but also this really unique groove that's almost like an exotic take on the JB funk sound of the late 60s! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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