Get on the Good Foot (album)

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Get On the Good Foot
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Studio album by James Brown
Released November 20, 1972
Recorded 1970–72
Genre Funk, R&B, soul
Length 66:05
Label Polydor
Producer James Brown
James Brown chronology
There It Is
(1972)
Get on the Good Foot
(1972)
Black Caesar
(1973)
Singles from Get on the Good Foot
  1. "My Part/Make It Funky"
    Released: 1971
  2. "Get on the Good Foot"
    Released: July 1972
  3. "I Got a Bag of My Own"
    Released: November 1972

Get On the Good Foot is the 39th studio album by American musician James Brown. The album was released on November 20, 1972, by Polydor Records.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone (unfavorable)[2]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 3.5/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Get on the Good Foot, Pts. 1& 2"   Brown, Fred Wesley, Joe Mims 5:44
2. "The Whole World Needs Liberation"   Brown, Bobby Byrd 3:41
3. "Your Love Was Good for Me"   J. J. Barnes, Whiz Whisenhut 3:20
4. "Cold Sweat" (remake) Brown, Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis 2:53
5. "Recitation by Hank Ballard"   Brown, Hank Ballard 5:54
6. "I Got a Bag of My Own"   Brown 3:30
7. "Nothing Beats a Failure (But a Try)"   Brown 3:06
8. "Lost Someone" (remake) Brown, Byrd, Lloyd Stallworth 3:56
9. "Funky Side of Town"   Brown 7:50
10. "Please, Please, Please" (remake) Brown, Johnny Terry 12:19
11. "Ain't It a Groove"   Brown, Nat Jones 2:10
12. "My Part/Make It Funky, Parts 3 & 4"   Brown, Charles Bobbit 5:14
13. "Dirty Harri"   Brown 6:15
14. "I Know It's True" (bonus track on 1992 CD reissue) Brown 4:07

Credits[edit]

  • Tracks 1, 2, 5, 9, 10, 12 and 13 produced and arranged by James Brown
  • Tracks 3 and 8 produced by James Brown, arranged by Sammy Lowe
  • Tracks 4, 6, 7 and 11 produced by James Brown, arranged by Dave Matthews

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elias, Jason. "James Brown: Get on the Good Foot at AllMusic. Retrieved 21 September 2011.
  2. ^ Gersten, Russell (15 February 1973). "James Brown: Get On The Good Foot". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 21 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "The New Rolling Stone Album Guide - Nathan Brackett, Christian David Hoard - Google Books". Books.google.com. Retrieved 2015-07-19.