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.

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    James BrownGet Up, Get Into It, Get InvolvedKing
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    James BrownSoul Power (Pt.1 & 2 & 3)King
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    James BrownJames Brown Plays James Brown - Today & Yesterday - James Brown At The Organ (1965)Smash Records (4)
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      James BrownWorld (1969)King
      James Brown Deep tune ! King Records MINT USA 45 ORIGINAL UNPLAYED
      • James Brown – World (Part 1)
      James BrownRapp Payback (1980)T.K. Records
      It's the Rapp Payback orig USA 45
      • James Brown – Rapp Payback (Where Iz Moses)
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      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',...
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      Includes a whole host of hits, psychedelic funk at it's very best - "Papa Don't Take No Mess", 'Please, Please, Please", "Coldblooded" and many, many more....
      • James Brown – Hell
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      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
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              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 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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