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
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]