Please, Please, Please
Studio album by James Brown and the Famous Flames
February 24, 1956-September 18, 1958
Rhythm and blues, soul, rock and roll [1 ]
James Brown and the Famous Flames chronology
Please, Please, Please
Singles from Please Please Please
" Please, Please, Please"
Released: March 1956
" Try Me"
Released: October 1958
is the debut Please Please Please studio album of The Famous Flames under the billing " James Brown and The Famous Flames", featuring the first album of recordings during Brown's long career. It includes the group's first two hit singles, the title track and " Try Me" (R&B #1, Pop #48), along with all the non-charting singles and b-sides he had recorded up to the time of the album's release. The album was reissued in 2003 by Polydor on a Japanese 24-bit remastered import CD packaged in a miniature LP sleeve.
Track listing [ edit ]
All songs written and composed by James Brown; except where indicated.
Please, Please, Please" Brown, John Terry
Bobby Byrd 2:13
"Hold My Baby's Hand"
Brown, Trevor Smith
"I Feel That Old Feeling Coming On"
"Just Won't Do Right"
"Baby Cries Over the Ocean"
"I Don't Know"
"Tell Me What I Did Wrong"
"That Dood It"
Julius Dixson and Rudy Toombs
"I Walked Alone"
"No, No, No, No"
"That's When I Lost My Heart"
"Let's Make It"
"Love or a Game"
Personnel [ edit ]
...a rare glimpse at the birth of the Godfather.
excerpt from iTunes Review [3 ]
James Brown - lead vocals
The Famous Flames:
Bobby Byrd - background vocals
Johnny Terry - background vocals Sylvester Keels - background vocals
Bill Hollings - background vocals
Louis Madison - background vocals
Nafloyd Scott - guitar
Clifford Scott - tenor saxophone
Kenny Burrell - guitar Edwyn Conley - bass
George Dorsey - alto saxophone
John Faire - guitar
David "Panama" Francis - drums Reginald Hall - drums
Ernie Hayes - piano Clarence Mack - bass
Carl Pruitt - bass
Wilbert Smith - tenor saxophone
Ray Felder - tenor saxophone
Edison Gore - drums
Alvin "Fats" Gonder - piano
Eddie Freeman - guitar
References [ edit ]
Please Please Please album liner notes. Universal Music & Video Distribution, Corp.
Please Please Please
The Amazing James Brown
Shout and Shimmy (later re-titled Good, Good Twistin')
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 (later retitled James Brown Sings 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 When You Touch Me
I Got the Feeling
James Brown Plays Nothing But Soul
Thinking About Little Willie John and a Few Nice Things
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
Notable compilation albums
James Brown Presents His Band/Night Train (later re-titled Twist Around, then Jump Around)
Soul Classics, Volume 2
Solid Gold: 30 Golden Hits
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!
Soul Pride: The Instrumentals (1960-1969)
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
The Godfather - The Very Best of James Brown
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
Best of Live At The Apollo: 50th Anniversary
Live At The Apollo, Vols. I-IV