Shaman of the Soul: James Brown

Brother James Brown

Brother James Brown

This most definitely is the album of the week.  It’s been playing again and again for days: when I wake up, before I go to bed; taking over the spirit like a bol weevil of the soul.

 

To get you into the mood here is a brilliant article on the man, James Brown, and the feature for this evening, The Payback, by none other than Julian  Cope. The article itself is a shining of example of the lads from Liverpool having more acute vision for American black music than most Americans themselves.

The Payback

Track Listing:

01 The Payback

02 Doing The Best I Can

03 Take Some… Leave Some

04 Shoot Your Shot

05 Forever Suffering

06 Time Is Running Out Fast

07 Stone To The Bone

08 Mind Power

★★★★★

 

 

 

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