First issued in 1971. Available digitally, CD is out of print. Vinyl has been out of print since at least the mid-90s. 3000 only worldwide. Sho is Funky Down Here and The Grodeck Whipperjenny are a pair of albums that are the result of an unlikely but highly productive musical relationship between James Brown, a superstar at the creative and commercial peaks of his long career, and David Matthews, a then young arranger-musician whose limited professional experience had little or nothing to do with the funk and soul of his collaborator. James Brown' s psychedelic album, created by his then-bandleader David Matthews, and issued at the same time as Matthews' classic The Grodeck Whipperjenny. Underground, fuzzy, rambling psych-funk. The genesis of Brown' s "Talking Loud And Saying Nothing," a 1990s hip hop sample staple, informing A Tribe Called Quest, Large Professor, Brand Nubian and others. Lacquered directly from the original master tapes at Capitol Studios. This is the first official reissue of both of this rare titles.

    Other Releases by James Brown

    James BrownJam 1980's (1978)Polydor
      • Original LP£15.00
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      James BrownThe Original Disco Man (1979)Polydor
      w/It's Too Funky In Here!
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          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG (spine wear bit spine damage)
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        James BrownJames Brown Plays James Brown - Today & Yesterday - James Brown At The Organ (1965)Smash Records (4)
        Original USA Vinyl +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+Vinyl VG, sleeve VG 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
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            Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGOriginal USA has some background noise, vinyl pretty clean, Vinyl +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+​
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          James BrownReality (1974)Polydor
          Minister of the new super heavy funk does "Funky President" and more, helped by Fred Wesley and the JB's - people it's bad !Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve...
            James BrownRevolution of the Mind (1971)Polydor
            Awesome Double-album live set with James and the JBs definitely on the one! Includes "Soul Power", "Hot Pants" and "Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved"!
            • James Brown – give it up or turnit a loose
            James BrownWorld (1969)King
            James Brown Deep tune ! King Records MINT USA 45 ORIGINAL UNPLAYED
            • James Brown – World (Part 1)
            James BrownHey America It's Christmas TimeKing
            A groovy tune with a rocksteady beat. It's not just for christmas kids! Original pic sleeve too!MINT UNPLAYED USA ORIGINAL 45
            • James Brown – hey america (vocal)
            James BrownRapp Payback (1980)T.K. Records
            It's the Rapp Payback orig USA 45
            • James Brown – Rapp Payback (Where Iz Moses)
            James BrownBody Heat (Live)Direct Video Distribution Ltd
            The 'Godfather of Soul' is captured live at Monterey, California in January 1979, performing some of his best known tracks such as 'Get Up Offa That Thing',...
            James BrownHandful Of Soul ( 1966)Mercury
            WICKED JB instrumentals with the man at the organ. Original USA vinyl
            • James Brown – Message To Michael
            • James Brown – Hot Mix
            • James Brown – Get Loose
            • Original LP£35.00 £10.00
              Vinyl condition: GSleeve condition: POOROriginal = Original USA Vinyl has scratches, sleeve POOR. Rare record!

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            James BrownThe PaybackPolydor
            Superb must-have 'funky ass' James Brown album featuring 'The Payback', 'Stone To The Bone' and 'Mind Power' amongst others.
              James BrownGet On The Good FootPolydor
              Monster double-album from the Godfather of Soul!
                James BrownIt's A Mother (1969)King
                Must-have JB album featuring the monster funk classic "Mother Popcorn"and many more !
                  James BrownSho Is Funky Down HerePolydor
                  Killer funk-hardcore 70s instrumental - lots of fuzz guitar, this is JB in his psychedelic rocky funky period. Very cool, very hip and heavy
                    James BrownThe PopcornKing
                    Killer funk, late 60s, JB in the pocket. The Popcorn, In The Middle, Soul Pride, The Chicken, it's all good.....
                    • James Brown – The popcorn
                    • James Brown – Soul Pride (Part 1)
                    James BrownAin't it FunkyPolydor
                    Wicked heavy, heavy instrumentals with fuzz guitar!
                      James BrownI Got The Feelin'Polydor
                      Killer funky 60s JB album, includes the awesome 'Shhhhh' and many more
                      • James Brown – I Got The Feelin'
                      James BrownBrother Rapp Parts 1&2King
                      Original heavyweight funk on King. ORIGINAL ISSUE UNPLAYED USA VINYL 45
                      • James Brown – Brother Rapp Part 1 & 2
                      James BrownBlack Caesar (1973)Polydor
                      Essential blaxploitation soundtrack from the 'Godfather'. Featuring the heavy weight funk numbers 'Blind Man Can See It' & 'Mama Feelgood'.
                        James BrownIn The Jungle GroovePolydor
                        Wicked JB compilation that includes "Hot Pants", "Soul Power" and "Funky Drummer"!!
                          James BrownCold SweatPolydor
                          Classic 60s Funk

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                          David AxelrodEarth RotNow-Again Records
                          Earth Rot is visionary composer/arranger/producer David Axelrod’s third album, and the last of his Capitol trilogy. Recorded as a concept album about...
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                          • David Axelrod – The Signs (Part I)
                          • David Axelrod – The Signs (Part II)
                          • David Axelrod – The Signs (Part III)
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                          Kraut-jazz-rock produced by JJ Whitefield (Poets of Rhythm/Whitefield Brothers). The band’s third album featuring Marja Burchard of legendary krautrock...
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                          Bubbha Thomas & The Lightmen Plus OneEnergy Control CenterNow-Again Records
                          "A spiritual jazz masterpiece inspired by some of the most revolutionary jazz of the period!" Now-Again reissue this rare and sought after jazz gem from...
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                          David AxelrodEarth Rot (Deluxe Edition)Now-Again Records
                          INCLUDES NEVER BEFORE ISSUED INSTRUMENTALS! COMES PACKAGED IN A GATEFOLD JACKET WITH A 28-PAGE BOOKLET! Earth Rot is visionary composer/arranger/producer...
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                          • The Warnings – Part I
                          • The Warnings – Part III
                          • The Warnings – Part IV
                          • The Signs – Part I
                          • The Signs – Part II
                          • The Signs – Part III
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                          Bubbha Thomas & The Lightmen Plus OneCountry Fried ChickenNow-Again Records
                          Jazz, funk, disco and boogie from the unlikely city of Houston, Texas: the definitive issue, with bonus tracks, mastered from the original tapes! Drummer,...
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                          David AxelrodSongs Of ExperienceNow-Again Records
                          Now-Again reissue another late 60's landmark album from visionary producer, David Axelrod who experimented mixing many instruments and genres (rock, jazz,...
                          • David Axelrod – The Poison Tree
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                          David AxelrodSong Of InnocenceNow-Again Records
                          50 year anniversary reissue of the second, incredible album by visionary producer, David Axelrod! 'Song Of Innocence' fuses elements of rock, classical,...
                          • David Axelrod – Urizen
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                          Grodeck WhipperjennyThe Grodeck WhipperjennyNow-Again Records
                          KILLER SUPER RARE JAMES BROWN PRODUCED HEAVY PSYCHE ROCK FUNK - This is the bomb!! Super duper the ultimate James Brown rarity finally available and sounding...
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                          Texas funk music is amongst the highest regarded styles in the genre, a unique mixture of jazz, blues, R&B and James Brown's syncopation that evolved in...
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                            RodiniaEx AnimaNow-Again Records
                            Killer kosmiche / krautrock vibe keeping in line with Cluster, Harmonia, Neu!, Popul Vuh and right up to date with the likes of Cherrystones....
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                            Isaac HayesDo Your ThingNow-Again Records
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                            • Isaac Hayes – Do Your Thing (Part 1)
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