I Know You Got Soul (Bobby Byrd song)

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"I Know You Got Soul"
Single by Bobby Byrd
from the album James Brown's Funky People Part 2
B-side "It's I Who Love You (Not Him Anymore)"
Released May 1971
Format 7"
Genre Soul, funk
Length 3:00
Label King
Songwriter(s) James Brown
Charles Bobbitt
Bobby Byrd
Producer(s) James Brown

"I Know You Got Soul" is a song recorded by Bobby Byrd with James Brown's band The J.B.'s. The recording was produced by Brown and released as a single in 1971. It reached #30 on the Billboard R&B chart. It was prominently sampled on the 1987 song of the same name by Eric B. & Rakim.The "you got it" is referenced in Static and the song's remix.

An extended 4:42 version was issued on the James Brown's Funky People (Part 2) compilation album in 1988, with a notation that the long version was previously unreleased.[1]

"I Know You Got Soul" appeared on the Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas soundtrack on the Master Sounds 98.3 station.

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  1. ^ "Various – James Brown's Funky People (Part 2)". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-04-20. 

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