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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 June 1970.

 

In June 1970, ‘King” label released “It’s a New Day – Let a Man Come In”, the 29th James Brown studio album. It was recorded 1969 – 1970, at “King Studios” in Cincinnati, Ohio, “Paramount Studios” in Los Angels, “Galo Studios” in NY, “Criteria Studios” in Miami, “Harmony Studios” in Los Angels, and was produced by James Brown.

Personnel:

  • James Brown – vocal
  • Maceo Parker – alto saxophone
  • Pee Wee Ellis – alto saxophone
  • Fred Wesley – trombone
  • Eldee Williams – trumpet
  • Joe Davis – trumpet
  • Allen De Rienzo – trumpet
  • Conte Candoli – trumpet
  • Paula Hibbs-Rines – trumpet
  • Richard Griffith – trumpet
  • Waymon Reed – trumpet
  • Henry Sigismonti – French horn
  • William Hinshaw – French horn
  • Don Rand – organ
  • Nat Jones – piano, drums
  • James Vaughan – piano
  • St – Clair Pinckney – bass
  • Bob West – bass
  • ‘Sweet’ Charles Sherrell – electric bass
  • Bernard Purdie – drums
  • John Starks – drums
  • Clyde Stubbelfield – drums
  • Melvin Parker – drums
  • Ben Barrett – drums
  • Beau Dollar – drums
  • Wallace Richardson – guitar
  • Alfonzo Kellum – guitar
  • Kenny Poole – guitar
  • Jimmy Nolen – guitar
  • Sammy Lowe – arranger, conductor
  • Nat Jones – conductor
  • David K. Mathews – orchestration
  • Ron Lenhoff – engineer
  • Bud Hobgood – editing
  • Ron Lenhoff – editing
  • Dan Quest Studio – design

Track listing:

All tracks by James Brown, except where noted.

  1. It’s a New Day, Pts. 1 & 2
  2. Let a Man Come In and Do the Popcorn Pts. 1 & 2
  3. World Pts. 1 & 2
  4. Georgia On My Mind – Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell
  5. It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World
  6. Give It Up or Turn It a Loose – Charles Bobbit
  7. If I Ruled the World – Cyril Ornadel, Leslie Bricusse
  8. The Man in the Glass Pt. 1 – Bub Hobgood
  9. I’m Not Demanding Pt. 1 – James Brown, Bub Hobgood