I'm Real (album)

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I'm Real
Studio album by James Brown
Released 1988
Recorded 1988
Genre Funk
Length 45:02
Label Scotti Bros. Records
Producer Full Force
James Brown chronology
I'm Real
Love Over-Due
Alternative cover
This cover was released in the UK and other countries.
Singles from I'm Real
  1. "I'm Real"
    Released: April 1988
  2. "Static"
    Released: July 1988

I'm Real is the 57th studio album by American musician James Brown. The album was released in 1988 on Scotti Bros. Records.[1] All of the tracks were produced, written and arranged by Full Force, with the exception of "I'm Real" (co-written by Full Force and Brown) and "It's Your Money $" (written and produced solely by Brown).[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by James Brown and Full Force; except where indicated

No. Title Length
1. "Tribute (Full Force)" 0:22
2. "I'm Real" 5:33
3. "Static (Part 1 & 2)" 4:51
4. "Time To Get Busy" 5:15
5. "You And Me" 4:36
6. "Interview" 0:46
7. "She Looks All Types A' Good" 5:22
8. "Keep Keepin'" 5:28
9. "Can't Git Enuf" 4:43
10. "It's Your Money $" 5:35
11. "Godfather Runnin' The Joint (Full Force)" 2:31


  • James Brown - lead vocals
  • Full Force (B-Fine (drums), Shy Shy (bass), Paul Anthony (vocals), Bowlegged Lou (vocals), 'Curt-T-T' Bedeau (guitar), Baby Gerry (keyboards)).- music, arrangements, backing vocals
  • Baby Gerry (Gerard Charles) - scratches
  • Maceo Parker - saxophone on "You and Me", "She Looks All Types A' Good" and "Keep Keepin'"


  1. ^ Steve Huey. "I'm Real - James Brown | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-07-02. 
  2. ^ James Brown I'm Real liner notes

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