The Roots Of A Revolution

December 26, 2006


Rest In Peace James Brown

b. 3rd May 1933, Barnwell, South Carolina, U.S.A.

d. 25th December 2006, Emory Crawford Long Hospital, Atlanta, U.S.A

What a sad sad news! JAMES BROWN [aka the Godfather of Soul / Mr Dynamite / The Boss] is dead yesterday in Atlanta at the age of 73.

Here is a compilation of his early material.

In 1995 Polydor issued a deluxe [Chronicles 2 CD SET] double album commemorating the first 8 years of James Brown’s career : 1956 — 1964 [43 songs!]

Check it and go buy it!





Albums :

Please, Please, Please (King 1959)
Try Me (King 1959)
Think (King 1960)
The Amazing James Brown (King 1961)
James Brown Presents His Band Night Train (King 1961)
Shout And Shimmy (King 1962)
James Brown And His Famous Flames Tour The USA (King 1962)
Excitement Mr Dynamite (King 1962)
Live At The Apollo (King 1963)
Prisoner Of Love (King 1963)
Pure Dynamite! Live At The Royal (King 1964)
Showtime (Smash 1964)
The Unbeatable James Brown (King 1964)
Grits And Soul (Smash 1964)
Out Of Sight (Smash 1964)
Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag (King 1965)
James Brown Plays James Brown Today And Yesterday (Smash 1965)
I Got You (I Feel Good) (King 1966)
Mighty Instrumentals (King 1966)
James Brown Plays New Breed (The Boo-Ga-Loo) (Smash 1966)
Soul Brother No. 1: It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World (King 1966)
James Brown Sings Christmas Songs (King 1966)
Handful Of Soul (Smash 1966)
The James Brown Show (Smash 1967)
Sings Raw Soul (King 1967)
James Brown Plays The Real Thing (Smash 1967)
Live At The Garden (King 1967)
Cold Sweat (King 1967)
James Brown Presents His Show Of Tomrrow (King 1968)
I Can’t Stand Myself (When You Touch Me) (King 1968)
I Got The Feelin’ (King 1968)
Live At The Apollo, Volume 2 (King 1968)
James Brown Sings Out Of Sight (King 1968)
Thinking About Little Willie John And A Few Nice Things (King 1968)
A Soulful Christmas (King 1968)
Say It Loud, I’m Black And I’m Proud (King 1969)
Gettin’ Down To It (King 1969)
The Popcorn (King 1969)
It’s A Mother (King 1969)
Ain’t It Funky (King 1970)
Soul On (King 1970)
It’s A New Day – Let A Man Come In (King 1970)
Sex Machine (King 1970)
Hey America (King 1970)
Super Bad (King 1971)
Sho’ Is Funky Down Here (King 1971)
Hot Pants (Polydor 1971)
Revolution Of The Mind Live At The Apollo, Volume 3 (Polydor 1971)
There It Is (Polydor 1972)
Get On The Good Foot (Polydor 1972)
Black Caesar (Polydor 1973)
Slaughter’s Big Rip-Off (Polydor 1973)
The Payback (Polydor 1974)
Hell (Polydor 1974)
Reality (Polydor 1975)
Sex Machine Today (Polydor 1975)
Everybody’s Doin’ The Hustle And Dead On The Double Bump (Polydor 1975)
Hot (Polydor 1976)
Get Up Offa That Thing (Polydor 1976)
Bodyheat (Polydor 1976)
Mutha’s Nature (Polydor 1977)
Jam 1980’s (Polydor 1978)
Take A Look At Those Cakes (Polydor 1979)
The Original Disco Man (Polydor 1979)
People (Polydor 1980)
James Brown … Live Hot On The One (Polydor 1980)
Soul Syndrome (TK 1980)
Nonstop! (Polydor 1981)
Live In New York (Audio Fidelity 1981)
Bring It On (Churchill 1983)
Gravity (Scotti Brothers 1986)
James Brown And Friends (Polydor 1988)
I’m Real (Scotti Brothers 1988)
Soul Session Live (Scotti Brothers 1989)
Love Over-Due (Scotti Brothers 1991)
Universal James (1993)
Funky President (1993)
Live At The Apollo 1995 (Scotti Brothers 1995)
The Next Step (CNR Records 2003)

_ James Brown @ Google Images



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4 Responses to “The Roots Of A Revolution”

  1. I heard about this on Christmas Eve. Very, very sad and his talent will be missed. Nice article.

  2. bzpt said

    That is a big loss!

  3. GarColga said

    Hi BAPTMAN – Happy New Year!!

  4. Ray Cooper said

    Thank you very much for your records. Many people around the world enjoy this music. I download the compilation “The Roots of a Revolution.” The links worked perfectly. You should continue with this website, it is magnificent. Visitors are very ungrateful and we should encourage your great work. I hope you get this mail. Merry Christmas, friend. Thank you very much again and I hope I have been wrong. Greetings from Madrid, Spain.

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