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In September 1964.

In September 1964, “Smash Records” label released “Out of Sight”, the ninth James Brown studio album. It was recorded in 1964, and was produced by James Brown.

Personnel:

  • James Brown – vocals
  • Bobby Byrd – organ, backing vocals
  • Ernie Hayes – piano, organ
  • Les Buie – guitar
  • Billy Butler – guitar
  • Wallace Richardson – guitar
  • Lucas Fats Gonder – organ
  • Bernard Odum – bass
  • Sam Thomas – bass
  • Al Lucas – bass
  • David “Panama” Francis – drums
  • Melvin Parker – drums
  • Nat Kendrick – drums
  • Nat Jones – alto saxophone
  • George Dorsey – alto saxophone
  • Haywood Henry – baritone saxophone
  • Maceo Parker – baritone saxophone
  • Jerome Richardson – tenor saxophone
  • Sam “The Man” Taylor – tenor saxophone
  • Seldon Powell – tenor saxophone
  • Al Brisco Clark – tenor saxophone
  • Eldde Williams – tenor saxophone
  • St. Clair Pinckney – tenor saxophone
  • Joe Dupars – trumpet
  • McKinley Johnson – trumpet
  • Ron Tooley – trumpet
  • Teddy Washington – trumpet
  • Richard Harris – trombone
  • Wilmer Milton – trombone
  • New York Studio Orchestra
  • New York Studio Chorus
  • Sammy Lowe – conductor, arranger
  • Eugen “Baby Lloyd” Stallworth, Bobby Bennett – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Out of Sight – Ted Wright
  2. Come Rain or Come Shine – Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer
  3. Good Rockin’ Tonight – Roy Brown
  4. Till Then – Eddie Seiler, Guy Wood, Sol Marcus
  5. Nature Boy – Eden Ahbez
  6. I Wanna be Around – Johnny Mercer, Sadie Vimmerstedt
  7. I Got You – Ted Wright
  8. Maybe the Last Time – Ted Wright
  9. Mona Lisa – Jay Livingston, Ray Evans
  10. I Love You, Porgy – George Gershwin, DuBose Heyward
  11. Only You – Ande Rand, Buck Ram
  12. Somethin’ Else – Ted Wright

In September 1963.

In September 1963, “King” label released “Prisoner of Love”, the sixth James Brown studio album. It was recorded in 1963, and was produced by James Brown.

Track listing:

All tracks by James Brown, except where noted.

  1. Prisoner of Love – Clarence Gaskill, Leo Robin, Russ Columbo
  2. Waiting In Vain – Ivory Joe Hunter
  3. Again – Dorcas Cochran, Lionel Newman
  4. Lost Someone – Baby Lloyd Starwort
  5. Bewidered – Leonard Whitcup, Teddy Powell
  6. So Long – Russ Morgan
  7. Signed, Sealed and Delivered – Cowboy Copas, Lois Mann
  8. Try Me
  9. (Can You) Feel It Pt.1
  10. How Long Darling
  11. The Thing in G

In September 1962.

In September 1962, “King” label released “James Brown and His Famous Flames Tour the U.S.A.”, the fifth James Brown studio album. It was recorded in 1962, and was produced by James Brown.

Track listing:

All tracks by James Brown, except where noted.

  1. Mashed Potatoes U.S.A.
  2. Choo-Choo Locomotion
  3. Three Hearts In a Tangle – Ray Pennington, Sonny Thompson
  4. Doin’ the Limbo
  5. I Don’t Care
  6. Joggin’ Along
  7. I’ve Got Money
  8. Sticky – James Brown, J.C. Davis
  9. Like a Baby – Jesse Stone
  10. Every Beat of My Heart – Johnny Otis
  11. In the Wee Wee Hours (Of the Nite)
  12. Cross Firing

In August 1969.

In August 1969, “King” label released “It’s a Mother”, the twenty sixth James Brown album. It was recorded in 1969, at “King Studios”, and was produced by James Brown.

Personnel:

  • James Brown – vocal, arranger
  • Dave Harrison – engineer
  • Dan Quest Studio – photography
  • Hal Neely – liner notes
  • Bud Hobgood – production coordinator

Track listing:

All tracks by James Brown, except where noted.

  1. Mother Popcorn Pt. 1 – James Brown, Alfred Ellis
  2. Mother Popcorn Pt. 2 – James Brown, Alfred Ellis
  3. Mashed Potato Popcorn Pt. 1
  4. Mashed Potato Popcorn Pt. 2
  5. I’m Shook
  6. Popcorn With a Feeling – James Brown, Alfonzo Kellum, Clyde Stubblefield, Jimmy Nolen, St. Clair Pinckney
  7. The Little Groove Maker Me Pt. 1 – James Brown, Bud Hobgood
  8. The Little Groove Maker Me Pt. 2 – James Brown, Bud Hobgood
  9. Any Day Now – Burt Bacharach, Bob Hilliard
  10. If I Ruled the World – Cyril Ornadel, Leslie Bricusse
  11. You’re Still Out of Sight
  12. Top of the Stack – James Brown, Alfred Brown

In July 1978.

In July 1978, “Polydor” label released “Get Up Offa That Thing”, the 43rd James Brown studio album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by James Brown.

Personnel:

  • James Brown – vocals, arrangements
  • Patricia Dryden – cover illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Deanna Brown, Deirdre Brown and Yamma Brown, except where noted.

  • Get Up Offa That Thing / Release the Pressure
  • You Took My Heart – Deanna Brown, Deirdre Brown, St. Clair Pinckney, Yamma Brown
  • I Refuse to Lose
  • Can’t Take it with You
  • Home Again
  • This Feeling

On March 22, 1994.

On March 22, 1994, Daniel Earl Hartman died aged 43. He was musician (guitar, bass guitar, keyboards), singer, songwriter and music producer. As songwriter, musician and producer he collaborated with many musicians and bands including The Edgar Winter Group, James Brown, the Plasmatics, Steve Winwood, Time Bandits, Paul King, Joe Cocker, Tina Turner, Holly Johnson, Take That, Dusty Springfield, Bonnie Tyler, Living in a Box and Paul Young. As leader Hartman released eight albums.

On February 1, 2019.

On February 1, 2019, “PIAS” label released “Five”, the fifth White Lies album. It was recorded in 2018 and was produced by Ed Buller and Flood.

Personnel:

  • Harry McVeigh – lead vocals, guitar
  • Charles Cave – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jack Lawrence-Brown – drums
  • James Brown – engineering
  • Alan Moulder – mixing
  • Casey Roarty – design, art direction

Track listing:

  1. Time to Give
  2. Never Alone
  3. Finish Line
  4. Kick Me
  5. Tokyo
  6. Jo?
  7. Denial
  8. Believe It
  9. Fire and Wings

In December 1965.

In December 1965, “Pacific Jazz” label released “Feelin’ Kinda Blues”, the fourth Gerald Wilson (Gerald Wilson Orchestra) album. It was recorded November – December 1965, at “United Recorders” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Richard Bock.

Personnel:

  • Gerald Wilson – arranger, conductor
  • Bobby Bryant, Jules Chaikin, Freddie Hill, Nat Meeks, Melvin Moore, Al Porcino – trumpet
  • Bob Edmondson, John Ewing, Lester Robertson – trombone
  • Fred Murell – bass trombone
  • Curtis Amy – soprano saxophone
  • Anthony Ortega – alto saxophone, flute, piccolo
  • Teddy Edwards, Harold Land – tenor saxophone
  • Jack Nimitz – baritone saxophone
  • Phil Moore III – piano
  • Don Randi – organ
  • Dennis Budimir – guitar
  • Buddy Woodson – bass
  • Victor Feldman – vibraphone
  • Mel Lee – drums
  • Modesto Duran, Bones Howe, Adolfo Valdes – percussion

Track listing:

  1. When I’m Feeling Kinda Blue – Gerald Wilson
  2. Freddie Freeloader – Miles Davis
  3. Do Anything You Wanna – Harold Betters, Carl Ramsey
  4. Yesterday – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  5. Watermelon Man – Herbie Hancock
  6. Yeh Yeh – Rodgers Grant, Pat Patrick, Jon Hendricks
  7. One On the House – Harry James, Ernie Wilkins
  8. I Got You (I Feel Good) – James Brown
  9. I Concentrate on You – Cole Porter
  10. Well Son Shuffle – Mike Barone

On December 18, 1983.

On December 18, 1983, Jimmy Nolen died aged 49. He was musician (guitar), known for his distinctive “chicken scratch” guitar playing style. Nolan was member of the Jimmy Wilson band, Johnny Otis band, George “Harmonica” Smith backing band, in 1959 he formed his own band The Jimmy Nolan Band, but was best known as the lead guitarist in James Brown band form 1965 until his dead. In its survey of “The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time,” magazine “Mojo” ranks Nolen at number twelve.  

In December 1976.

In December 1976, “Polydor” label released “Bodyheat”, the 44th James Brown studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “810 Seventh Avenue” in New Yorjk City, and was produced by James Brown.

Personnel:

  • James Brown, vocals, arranger
  • Virginia Team – cover art, design

Track listing:

  1. Bodyheat – Deanna Brown, Deidra Brown, Yamma Brown
  2. Woman – James Brown
  3. Kiss in 99’ – “Sweet” Charles Sgerrell
  4. I’m Satisfied – Deanna Brown, Deidra Brown, Yamma Brown
  5. What the World Needs Now Is Love – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  6. Wake Up and Give Yourself a Chance – Deanna Brown, Deidra Brown, Yamma Brown
  7. Don’t Tell It – Deanna Brown, Deidra Brown, Yamma Brown