James Brown - 'Live' At The Apollo

An astonishing record of James and the Flames tearing the roof off the sucker at the mecca of R&B theatres, New York's Apollo. When King Records owner Syd Nathan refused to fund the recording, thinking it commercial folly, Brown single-mindedly proceeded anyway, paying for it out of his own pocket. He had been out on the road night after night for a while, and he knew that the magic that was part and parcel of a James Brown show was something no record had ever caught. Hit follows hit without a pause -- "I'll Go Crazy," "Try Me," "Think," "Please Please Please," "I Don't Mind," "Night Train," and more. The affirmative screams and cries of the audience are something you've never experienced unless you've seen the Brown Revue in a Black theater. If you have, I need not say more; if you haven't, suffice to say that this should be one of the very first records you ever own. - AllMusic Review by Rob Bowman

Tracklist

A1 Introduction To James Brown 1:49
A2 I'll Go Crazy 2:05
A3 Try Me 2:27
A4 Think 1:58
A5 I Don't Mind 2:39
A6 Lost Someone Pt.1 4:50
B1 Lost Someone Pt.2 6:10
B2 Medley 6:26
B3 Night Train 3:29

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