James Brown POX

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Because I've been playing the guy's records something like 14 hours a day this week, for professional reasons. (Geir, this question is not for you.)

There It Is
Escape-Ism
Mother Popcorn
Since You Been Gone
Get Up, Get Into It and Get Involved
Let a Man Come In and Do the Popcorn
Messing With the Blues
I Don't Want Nobody to Give Me Nothing (Open Up the Door, I'll Get It Myself)
Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose (the _Sex Machine_ version)
Tell Me That You Love Me

Douglas (Douglas), Tuesday, 30 September 2003 13:46 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Think
Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine
Mother Popcorn
Night Train
Get on the Good Foot
Super Bad
I Got the Feelin'
Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved
Licking Stick
Give It Up or Turnit a Loose

David Gates of Delirium, Tuesday, 30 September 2003 15:04 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Funky Drummer
Cold Sweat (original version)
Brother Rapp (Live in Paris '71)
Payback
Make It Funky
Give It Up Turn It Loose (any version)
Papa's Got a Brand New Bag
My Thang
Soul Power
Sex Machine pt. I & II (the late 70s 20 min. version with the 'fellas...tell me how you LIKE 'em' bit in the middle [i don't like hairy legs, i like very legs])
Bonus tracks: For Goodness Sake Just Look at those Cakes

Jordan (Jordan), Tuesday, 30 September 2003 15:17 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

There Was A Time
I Can't Stand Myself (When You Touch Me)
Say It Loud (I'm Black And I'm Proud)
Think (About It) [Lyn Collins]
The Grunt [The JBs]
Bring It On
Cold Sweat
I Got The Feelin'
Out of Sight
Night Train

peepee (peepee), Tuesday, 30 September 2003 15:59 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Why is nobody showing love to Mind Power??? (See: http://www.headheritage.com/unsung/albumofthemonth/index.php?review_id=538)

My other nine:

Cold Sweat
The Payback
Funky Drummer
Try Me
Sex Machine
Down & Out in New York City
Give it Up or Turn it Loose
The Boss
Funky President

M Carty (mj_c), Wednesday, 1 October 2003 06:18 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Jordan: Bonus track?!??! That's all the track you need, buddy

Dave M. (rotten03), Wednesday, 1 October 2003 07:20 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Get Up I Feel Like Being a Sex Machine Pt. 1 & 2
Mother Popcorn Pt. 1 & 2
Cold Sweat Pt. 1 & 2
I've Got Money
Hot Pants Pt. 1 & 2
Bodyheat
Lost Someone/Please Please Please [from Live at the Apollo]
The Payback Pt. 1 & 2
Bewildered [from Sex Machine]
Get It Together [full version from Star Time]

M Matos (M Matos), Wednesday, 1 October 2003 07:27 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

I look at matos' list and think 'those are all good choices' and then think of thirty songs that should maybe be on there also and then realize this is fucking impossible

cinniblount (James Blount), Wednesday, 1 October 2003 07:37 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

urgent + key: do the list as fast as you possibly fucking can or else you will DRIVE YOURSELF INSANE

M Matos (M Matos), Wednesday, 1 October 2003 07:45 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Too late. He should have been give Pox already sometime during the early 60s...

Geir Hongro (GeirHong), Wednesday, 1 October 2003 13:22 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Geir has the funky pox (according to Tower of Power, the disease that causes white people to clap on the 1 and the 3).

Jordan (Jordan), Wednesday, 1 October 2003 14:00 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

nine months pass...
no one voted for the live version of "licking stick--lickting stick" on foundations of funk?!?!?!?!?

amateur!st (amateurist), Thursday, 29 July 2004 03:21 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

"Super Bad Pts. 1 & 2"
"Give It Up or Turnit a Loose" ('Sex Machine' version)
"I've Got Money"
"Night Train"
"There Was a Time"
"Licking Stick, Licking Stick Pts. 1 & 2"
"She's the One"
"Papa's Got a Brand New Bag Pts. 1, 2 & 3"
"Blues and Pants"
"Hot Pants" (King Records version)

Rickey Wright (Rrrickey), Thursday, 29 July 2004 08:10 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Let Yourself Go
Sex Machine (long version on '70 "Sex Machine" LP)
Cold Sweat
Licking Stick-Licking Stick
If You Don't Get It the First Time, Back Up and Try It Again, Party (Fred Wesley and the JBs)
I'll Go Crazy
It's a New Day
Funky Drummer
Let a Man Come In and Do the Popcorn
She's the One (from "Motherlode")

eddie hurt (ddduncan), Thursday, 29 July 2004 14:52 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Please Please Please
Try Me
It's a Man's Man's Man's World
Papa's Got a Brand New Bag, Pts. 1-3
Cold Sweat
Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine
Get on the Good Foot
Get up Offa That Thing
I Got You (I Feel Good)
Say It Loud (I'm Black and I'm Proud)

Stewart Osborne (Stewart Osborne), Thursday, 29 July 2004 15:13 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

three months pass...
1.Mother Popcorn Pt. 1 & 2
2.Cold Sweat Pt. 1 & 2
3.Papa's Got A Brand New Bag
4.It's A New Day Pt. 1 & 2
5.Talkin' Loud And Sayin' Nothing Pt. 1 & 2
6.Give It Up or Turnit A Loose
7.Night Train
8.Sex Machine Pt. 1 & 2
9.I Can't Stand Myself (When You Touch Me)
10.The Crunge I Don't Want Nobody To Give Me Nothing (Open Up The Door, I'll Get It Myself) Pt. 1 & 2

Indeed, hard to choose only 10; but numbers 1-3 truly are my favourites. As for the rest, consider 'em a 7-way tie for 4th place.

Myonga Von Bontee (Myonga Von Bontee), Wednesday, 10 November 2004 07:27 (twelve years ago) Permalink

two years pass...
Er, "Hot Pants" was on People, of course. . . .

A Radio Picture (Rrrickey), Wednesday, 17 January 2007 07:44 (ten years ago) Permalink

two years pass...

I Got The Feeling
Please Please Please
Papa's Got a Brand New Bag
Cold Sweat
Say It Loud – I'm Black and I'm Proud
There Was a Time [Live]
Mother Popcorn
Super Bad
Talkin' Loud & Sayin' Nothing
Give It Up or Turn it Loose

nicky lo-fi, Saturday, 2 May 2009 03:48 (eight years ago) Permalink

eight years pass...

Here are 20.

the Rain Man of nationalism. (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Wednesday, 9 August 2017 02:31 (two months ago) Permalink


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