is a 1968 Live At The Apollo, Volume II live double album by James Brown and The Famous Flames, recorded in 1967 at the Apollo Theater in Harlem. It is a follow-up to Brown's 1963 recording, . It is best known for the long Live at the Apollo medley of " Let Yourself Go", " There Was a Time", and "I Feel All Right", followed by " Cold Sweat", which document the emergence of Brown's funk style. It peaked at #32 on the . Billboard albums chart [1 ]
On the original 1968 album and its 1987 CD reissue the performances were edited to accommodate the recording medium. A more complete recording of what was captured from the performances was remastered and released on a 2-CD Deluxe Edition in 2001.
Tracklist [ edit ]
Original 1968 issue [ edit ]
Introduction – 0:32
Think" – 2:54 "
I Wanna Be Around" – 3:09 James Brown Thanks – 1:11
That's Life" – 4:05 "
Kansas City" – 4:49
Medley – 14:54:
Cold Sweat" – 4:43
It May Be the Last Time" – 3:06 "
I Got You (I Feel Good)" – 0:38 "
Prisoner of Love" – 7:25 "
Out of Sight" – 0:26 "
Try Me" – 2:54 "
Bring It Up (Hipster's Avenue)" – 4:38 (includes intro of Famous Flames Bobby Byrd & Bobby Bennett)
It's a Man's Man's Man's World" – 11:16 "
Lost Someone (Medley)" – 6:21 "
Please, Please, Please" – 2:44
Notes on 1987 CD issue [ edit ]
The medley on Side B was tracked as three different songs:
"Let Yourself Go" – 4:01
"There Was a Time" – 4:18
"I Feel All Right" – 5:32
"It's A Man's Man's Man's World" was edited to 7:10, while "Lost Someone (Medley)" was edited to 10:17.
2001 Deluxe Edition [ edit ]
Introduction to the James Brown Show - MC
Frankie Crocker "
Think" - vocal duet with Marva Whitney "
I Wanna Be Around" James Brown (Thanks)
That's Life" "
Kansas City" "
Sweet Soul Music" - Bobby Byrd "
It's a Man's Man's Man's World" "
Caravan" - The James Brown Band featuring the J.B. Dancers
Introduction to 'Startime' - Frankie Crocker with Sad Sam
Money Won't Change You"/" Out of Sight" "
Bring It Up" "
Try Me" "
Let Yourself Go" "
There Was a Time" "I Feel All Right"
Cold Sweat" "
Prisoner of Love" "
My Girl" (instrumental interlude) "
Maybe the Last Time" "
I Got You (I Feel Good)" "
Please, Please, Please" "Bring It Up" (Finale)
References [ edit ]
^ White, Cliff (1991). "Discography". In Star Time (pp. 54–59) [CD booklet]. New York: PolyGram Records.
^ Weinger, Harry, and Alan Leeds (2001). Live at the Apollo Volume II Deluxe Edition [CD booklet]. New York: Polydor Records.
Please Please Please
The Amazing James Brown
James Brown Presents His Band/Night Train
Shout and Shimmy
James Brown and His Famous Flames Tour the USA
Prisoner of Love
Excitement - Mr. Dynamite
The Unbeatable James Brown
Grits and Soul
Out of Sight
Papa's Got a Brand New Bag
I Got You (I Feel Good)
James Brown Plays James Brown Today and Yesterday
James Brown Plays New Breed (The Boo-Ga-Loo)
It's a Man's Man's Man's World
James Brown Sings Christmas Songs
Handful of Soul
Sings Raw Soul
James Brown Plays the Real Thing
I Can't Stand Myself
I Got the Feeling
James Brown Sings Out of Sight
Thinking About Little Willie John and a Few Nice Things
A Soulful Christmas
Say It Loud, I'm Black and I'm Proud
Gettin' Down to It
It's a Mother
Ain't It Funky
Soul on Top
It's a New Day - Let a Man Come In
Sho' Is Funky Down Here
There It Is
Get on the Good Foot
Slaughter's Big Rip-Off
Sex Machine Today
Everybody's Doin' the Hustle and Dead on the Double Bump
Get Up Offa That Thing
Take a Look at Those Cakes
The Original Disco Man
Bring It On
The Merry Christmas Album
The Next Step
Soul Classics, Volume 2
Solid Gold: 30 Golden Hits
The Fabulous James Brown
Can Your Heart Stand It?
The Best of James Brown
The Federal Years, Part 1
The Federal Years, Part 2
Roots of a Revolution - The James Brown Story 1956-1965
Ain't That a Groove - The James Brown Story 1966-1969
Doing It to Death - The James Brown Story 1970-1973
Dead on the Heavy Funk 1974-1976
The CD of JB: Sex Machine and Other Soul Classics
The LP of JB
In the Jungle Groove
The CD of JB II: Cold Sweat and Other Soul Classics
Messin' With the Blues
20 All-Time Greatest Hits!
Roots of a Revolution
JB40: 40th Anniversary Collection
Foundations of Funk – A Brand New Bag: 1964-1969
Funk Power 1970: A Brand New Thang
Make It Funky – The Big Payback: 1971-1975
Dead On The Heavy Funk: 1975-1983
Classic James Brown - The Universal Masters Collection
The Godfather - The Very Best of James Brown
Classic James Brown Vol. 2 - The Universal Masters Collection
50th Anniversary Collection
The Singles, Volume One: The Federal Years: 1956–1960
The Singles, Volume Two: 1960–1963
The Singles, Volume Three: 1964–1965
A Family Affair
The Singles, Volume Four: 1966–1967
The Singles, Volume Five: 1967-1969
The Singles, Volume Six: 1969-1970
The Singles, Volume 7: 1970-1972
The Singles, Volume 8: 1972-1973
The Singles, Volume 9: 1973-1975
The James Brown Complete Christmas
The Singles, Volume 10: 1975-1979
The Singles, Volume 11: 1979-1981