It's Just Begun is the second album by the Jimmy Castor Bunch, released in 1972 on RCA Records. "It's Just Begun" and "Troglodyte (Cave Man)" have each become staples in hip-hop sampling. Songs from the album have been sampled more than twenty-five times. The song is considered by some to be one of the first disco songs.
The album hit #11 on the R&B charts and #27 on the Billboard 200. "Troglodyte (Cave Man)" hit #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #4 R&B.
"Troglodyte (Cave Man)" has made its impact felt as well, making its way onto more than 20 compilation albums, ranging from 16 Slabs of Funk to Greatest Soul Groups.
- "Creation (Prologue)" (Gerry Thomas) - 1:34
- "It's Just Begun" (Gerry Thomas, Jimmy Castor, John Pruitt) - 3:43
- "Troglodyte (Cave Man)" (Jimmy Castor Bunch) - 3:36
- "You Better Be Good (Or the Devil Gon' Getcha)" (Gerry Thomas, Jimmy Castor, John Pruitt) - 2:56
- "Psyche" (Jimmy Castor Bunch) - 4:25
- "L.T.D. (Life, Truth and Death)" (Gerry Thomas, Curtis Knight) - 7:20
- "My Brightest Day" (Gerry Thomas, Jimmy Castor, John Pruitt) - 4:03
- "Bad" (Gerry Thomas, Jimmy Castor, John Pruitt, Doug Gibson) - 3:04
- "I Promise to Remember" (Jimmy Castor, Jimmy Smith) - 2:47
- "Creation (Epilogue)" (Gerry Thomas) - 1:02
- The Jimmy Castor Bunch
- Jimmy Castor - Saxophone, Timbales, Vocals
- Doug Gibson - Bass, Backing Vocals
- Harry Jensen - Guitar
- Lenny Fridie, Jr. - Congas
- Gerry Thomas - Trumpet, Piano
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