On June 1, 1967.

On June 1, 1967, “Smash Records” released “James Brown Plays the Real Thing”, the twentieth James Brown studio album. It was recorded in 1967, and was produced by James Brown.


  • James Brown – organ
  • Alfred Ellis – arrangements
  • Three Lions – photography
  • Ron Oberman – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Jimmy Mack – Holland, Dozier, Holland
  2. What Do You Like – Alfred Ellis
  3. PeeWee’s Groove In “D” – Alfred Ellis
  4. Bernadette – Holland, Dozier, Holland
  5. Mercy, Mercy, Mercy – Joe Zawinul
  6. I Never Loved a Man The Way I Love You – Ronnie Shannon
  7. Funky Broadway – Arlester Christian
  8. D Thing – Ted Wright

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.