I'm Real (album)

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I'm Real
Studio album by James Brown
Released 1988
Genre Funk
Length 45:02
Label Scotti Bros. Records
Producer Full Force
James Brown chronology
I'm Real
Love Overdue
Alternative cover
This cover was released in the UK and other countries.
Singles from I'm Real
  1. "I'm Real"
    Released: April 1988
  2. "Static"
    Released: July 1988

I'm Real is a 1988 album by James Brown and was released on the Scotti Bros. Records label. All of the tracks were produced, written and arranged by Full Force, with the exception of "I'm Real" (co-written by Full Force and Brown) and "It's Your Money $" (written and produced solely by Brown).[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by James Brown and Full Force; except where indicated

  1. "Tribute" (Full Force) – 0:22
  2. "I'm Real" – 5:33
  3. "Static (Part 1 & 2)" – 4:51
  4. "Time To Get Busy" – 5:15
  5. "You And Me" – 4:36
  6. "Interview" – 0:46
  7. "She Looks All Types A' Good" – 5:22
  8. "Keep Keepin'" – 5:28
  9. "Can't Git Enuf" – 4:43
  10. "It's Your Money $" – 5:35
  11. "Godfather Runnin' The Joint" (Full Force) – 2:31


  • James Brown - lead vocals
  • Full Force (B-Fine (drums), Shy Shy (bass), Paul Anthony (vocals), Bowlegged Lou (vocals), 'Curt-T-T' Bedeau (guitar), Baby Gerry (keyboards)).- music, arrangements, backing vocals
  • Baby Gerry (Gerard Charles) - scratches
  • Maceo Parker - saxophone on "You and Me", "She Looks All Types A' Good" and "Keep Keepin'"

Appearances in other media[edit]

"Time To Get Busy" is featured in the ending credits of the first installment of the Mad Bull 34 anime.


  1. ^ James Brown I'm Real liner notes

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