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OSW: Rest In Peace, James Brown – Volume II


Mr. Grundy does it again, If you thought the first set was on-point, check this out. This time, he presents us with:

Old School Wednesday: Rest In Peace, James Brown – Vol. II.

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Podcast/mix available here. [Click to play or right click-save as to download.]

01 Prince – Musicology
02 Bobby Byrd – I Know You Got Soul
03 Lyn Collins – Think (About It)
04 James Brown – I Can’t Stand Myself When You Touch Me, pt 1
05 James Brown – It’s A New Day, pt 1
06 James Brown – I’m A Greedy Man, pt 1
07 James Brown – White Lightning (I Mean Moonshine)
08 The JBs – Givin’ Up Food For Funk, pts 1&2
09 Marva Whitney – What Do I Have To Do To Prove My Love To You
10 Bobby Byrd – Try It Again
11 The JBs – Gimme Some More
12 The JBs – You Can Have Watergate But Gimme Some Bucks And I’ll Be Straight
13 Vicki Anderson – The Message From The Soul Sisters, pts 1&2
14 James Brown – Funky Drummer
15 James Brown – Funky President
16 James Brown – People Get Up And Drive Your Funky Soul
17 James Brown – Out Of Sight
18 James Brown – Bewildered
19 James Brown & Dee Felice Trio – Sunny
20 James Brown & Full Force – Static, pts 1&2
21 James Brown – Maybe The Last Time

Mr, Grundy explained his method behind his musical madness. "I wanted to throw a few different JB type sounds in this one from some of the various parts of the "JB University of Soul & Funkology." I definitely agree with him on this one. I’m really impressed that Bobby Byrd, The JBs, and Prince are in this mix. What makes it more electrifying, in my opinion, are the fact that songs from Vicki Anderson, Marva Whitney and Lyn Collins are also represented here. This is definitely exceptional, and a perfect way to bring in the new year.

Take it light.

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3 Responses “OSW: Rest In Peace, James Brown – Volume II”

  1. ms. alex
    3 January 2007 at 10:48

    It’s amazing what you learn about a person after they’ve left us. Didn’t know JB was the influence for soooo many artists. Going through job changes here, so it may be a while before I can get leisure time to surf/chat/DL while on the J-O-B hunt.
    Hope you all are blessed and prosper in ’07.
    ~ ms. alex

  2. 7 January 2007 at 12:23

    Eeeee Jayyyyy! Whattup playa? Happy New Year to you. Hope all is well with a brotha and his family. Keep doing what’cha doing yahear?

  3. deb
    9 January 2007 at 21:50

    I’m a Greedy Man pt 1. Oh, no you didn’t! 😀 Thanks for including this joint!
    ms. alex you should check out the list of hip hop songs that sample the Godfather of Soul’s music!
    R.I.P. Mr. Brown.

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