There It Is (James Brown album)

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There It Is
Studio album by James Brown
Released June 9, 1972 (1972-06-09)
Recorded 1971–1972
Genre Rhythm and blues, soul, funk
Length 43:21
Label Polydor
Producer James Brown
James Brown chronology
Hot Pants
(1971)
There It Is
(1972)
Get on the Good Foot
(1972)
Singles from There It Is
  1. "I'm a Greedy Man"
    Released: November 1971
  2. "Talkin' Loud and Sayin' Nothing"
    Released: February 1972
  3. "King Heroin"
    Released: March 1972
  4. "There It Is"
    Released: May 1972

There It Is is a 1972 studio album by James Brown. His second release for Polydor Records, it contained five of his early-70's hits.[1] It reached #10 on the Billboard R&B charts and #60 on the Billboard 200.[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (A-)[3]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 4.5/5 stars[4]

Track listing[edit]

Side A
  1. "There It Is, Part 1" - 3:05
  2. "There It Is, Part 2" - 2:47
  3. "King Heroin" - 3:56
  4. "I'm A Greedy Man, Part 1" - 2:47
  5. "I'm A Greedy Man, Part 2" - 4:29
  6. "Who Am I" - 4:30
Side B
  1. "Talking Loud and Saying Nothing" - 5:41
  2. "Public Enemy #1, Part 1" - 5:05
  3. "Public Enemy #1, Part 2" - 5:05
  4. "I Need Help (I Can't Do It Alone)" - 2:56
  5. "Never Can Say Goodbye" - 3:00
1992 CD release
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "There It Is, Pts. 1 & 2"   James Brown, St. Clair Pinckney 5:50
2. "King Heroin"   J. Brown, Charles Bobbit, Dave Matthews, Manny Rosen 3:58
3. "I'm a Greedy Man"   J. Brown, Bobbit 7:06
4. "Who Am I"   Johnny Terry 4:59
5. "Talking Loud and Saying Nothing"   J. Brown, Bobby Byrd 7:49
6. "Public Enemy No. 1, Pt. 1"   J. Brown, Bobbit, Henry Stallings 5:06
7. "Public Enemy No. 1, Pt. 2"   J. Brown, Bobbit, Stallings 5:09
8. "I Need Help (I Can't Do It Alone)"   Teddy Brown 3:31
9. "Never Can Say Goodbye"   J. Brown 3:02

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Elias, Jason. "James Brown: There It Is > Review" at AllMusic. Retrieved 21 September 2011.
  2. ^ "There It Is > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums" at AllMusic. Retrieved 21 September 2011.
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert. "A Consumer Guide to James Brown". Retrieved 21 September 2011. 
  4. ^ [1]