Ain't That a Groove
|"Ain't That a Groove Part 1"|
|Single by James Brown|
|B-side||"Ain't That a Groove Part 2"|
|Recorded||December 13 (track) and 22 (rhythm guitar overdub), 1965, Bell Sound Studios, New York, NY|
|Genre||Rhythm and blues, soul, funk|
|James Brown charting singles chronology|
"Ain't That a Groove" is a song written by James Brown and Nat Jones. Brown recorded it in 1965 with the female vocal group The Jewels and a studio band arranged and conducted by Sammy Lowe. Released in edited form as a two-part single in 1966, it charted #6 R&B and #42 Pop. The unedited studio recording of the song was included in the 1991 box set Star Time.
Brown performs a live version of "Ain't That a Groove" on his 1967 album Live at the Garden.
The single was also featured in Dead Presidents.
- 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.
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