|Single by James Brown|
|from the album Hell|
|B-side||"Public Enemy No. 1 - Part I"|
|Recorded||November 27, 1973, A&R Studios, New York, NY; additional recording March - April 1974, Sound Ideas, New York, NY|
|James Brown charting singles chronology|
"My Thang" is a funk song written and recorded by James Brown. It was released as a two-part single which spent two weeks at number one on the R&B singles chart - Brown's second #1 in a row, following "The Payback" - and reached No. 29 on the Billboard Hot 100 in July 1974. The song also appeared on Brown's 1974 double album Hell.
- James Brown - vocals
- probably Lew Soloff - trumpet
- John Faddis - trumpet
- Michael Gipson - trombone
- David Sanborn - alto sax
- Frank Vicari - tenor sax
- Joe Farrell - tenor sax
- Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis - baritone sax
- Dave Matthews - piano
- Joe Beck - guitar
- Sam Brown - guitar
- Gordon Edwards - bass
- Jimmy Madison - drums
- Sue Evans - percussion
- Fred Wesley - tambourine, background vocals
- Bobby Roach - background vocals
- Johnny Scotton - background vocals
- White, Cliff (1991). "Discography". In Star Time (pp. 54–59) [CD booklet]. New York: PolyGram Records.
- Leeds, Alan, and Harry Weinger (1991). "Star Time: Song by Song". In Star Time (pp. 46–53) [CD booklet]. New York: PolyGram Records.
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 85.
- Leeds, Alan (1995). Hell [CD liner notes]. New York: PolyGram Records.
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