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by Hymie
Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Song #24 is "I Don't Mind" from 1961. Its unusual chord progression – in Brown's words, it "opens with a 13, goes down to a C9, then goes to a G7 and to the A7" – prompted objections during the recording session from producer Gene Redd, who considered it musically "wrong.&qu...
by Hymie
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

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Song #25 is "I Can't Stand Myself (When You Touch Me" from 1967. It is the most successful of the handful of recordings he made with The Dapps, a band of white musicians led by Beau Dollar. The single release of the song, on which its transposure was pushed down a key, rose to #4 on the Bi...
by Hymie
Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

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Song #26 is "Living In America" which was JB's triumphant return to the top 10 Pop charts in 1986. It was released in 1985. The song was written by composed by Dan Hartman and Charlie Midnight, and was featured in the Film Rocky IV. It was his first Top 40 hit in ten years on the US pop ch...
by Hymie
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 137
Views: 3479

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

Rob wrote:Burial – Ghost Hardware

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by Hymie
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Song #27 is "I Don't Want Nobody To Give Me Nothing" from 1969. It got to #3 on the Billboard Soul chart and reached #20 on the Pop chart. The single version of the song did not receive an album release until "Foundations of Funk: A Brand New Bag." The song was listed on 12 ballo...
by Hymie
Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 137
Views: 3479

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

Rob wrote:I’m moving today and what better music to do that to than a Hymie selection?:


You got that right!

Rob wrote:173. Wynonie Harris – Git to Gittin’ Baby


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It's insane that Wynonie is still not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
by Hymie
Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

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Song #28 is "Talkin' Loud And Sayin' Nothing" from 1972. It reached #1 on the Billboard Soul Chart and peaked at #27 Pop. It was written by James Brown and Bobby Byrd. Recorded in 1970 by Brown and the original J.B.'s with Byrd on backing vocals and updated with a new melody, it was twice ...
by Hymie
Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

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Song #29 is "There Was A Time." It was recorded in July 1967 during a live performance at the Apollo Theater in a medley with "Let Yourself Go" and "I Feel All Right", and was first released November 1967 in edited form as the B-side of the single "I Can't Stand My...
by Hymie
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Song #30 is "Ain't That A Groove" from 1966. The single reached #6 on the Billboard Soul chart and got to #42 on their Pop chart. Brown recorded it in 1965 with the female vocal group The Jewels (Martha Harvin, Sandra Bears, Margie Clark) and a studio band arranged and conducted by Sammy L...
by Hymie
Sat Jun 22, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 137
Views: 3479

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

fun. – Sight of the Sun

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by Hymie
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

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Song #31 is "Funky Drummer" from 1970. "Funky Drummer" is a jam session recorded by James Brown and his band in 1969. The recording's drum break, a propulsive beat improvised by Clyde Stubblefield, is one of the most frequently sampled rhythmic breaks in hip hop and popular music...
by Hymie
Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Song #32 is "Chonnie-On-Chon" from 1956. The flip side was song #51, "I Won't Plead No More." This was JB's 5th single, and his last release of 1956. "Chonnie-On-Chon" was included on the "Please, Please, Please" album. There's a great scene from the movie &qu...
by Hymie
Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 137
Views: 3479

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Papas Fritas – Way You Walk

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by Hymie
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

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Song #33 is "King Heroin" from 1972. "King Heroin" is an anti-drug song by James Brown, David Matthews, Manny Rosen and Charles Bobbit. Brown recorded this poem set to music at a studio in New York with session musicians in January 1972 and released it as a single in March. It wa...
by Hymie
Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 137
Views: 3479

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

Rob wrote:Ace – How Long: 5
One of those songs I only knew vaguely. Hard to actually dislike, but there is a reason it doesn't stick that well in the mind with me. I find this a little too soft in each department.


It's got a good Top 40 hook, but not much else.
by Hymie
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Song #34 is "Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose" from 1969. The song was a #1 Billboard Soul chart hit and also made their top 20 pop singles chart. "Give It Up or Turnit a Loose" appeared as an instrumental on the Ain't It Funky (1970) album, removing Brown's vocals and adding guitar ...
by Hymie
Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

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Song #35 is "Bring It Up (Hipster's Avenue)" from 1966. Early in 1967 it reached #7 on the Billboard Soul chart and got to #29 on their Pop Chart. It was included on the album "James Brown Sings Raw Soul" in 1967. This was a very progressive record for 1966, foreshadowing what wa...
by Hymie
Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 137
Views: 3479

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

Ace – How Long

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by Hymie
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

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Song #36 is "Good, Good Lovin'" from 1959. It was listed on 11 ballots in the voting, accumulating a total of 423 points. Besides the single it was also on the "Think!" album that same year. http://images.45cat.com/james-brown-and-the-famous-flames-good-good-lovin-1959-s.jpg Song...
by Hymie
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

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Song #37 is "Baby, You're Right," from 1960. It was first issued on the "Think!" album in 1960, and then on a single in 1961, where it reached #2 on the Billboard R&B chart. For some reason they bused an alternate version of the song on the "Star Time" box set. The ...
by Hymie
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Song #38 is "Oh Baby Don't You Weep" from 1964. Billboard had discontinued its R&B chart at that time, but the record reached #4 on the Cash Box R&B chart. It got to #23 on the Billboard Hot 100 Pop chart. Hard to believe that pop stations of the day were playing that record in bet...
by Hymie
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 137
Views: 3479

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Van Halen – And the Cradle Will Rock

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by Hymie
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

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Song #39 is "Soul Power" from 1971. Brown recorded it with the original J.B.'s (plus Fred Wesley) and it was released as a three-part single in 1971. Like "Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine" and other hits from this period it features backing vocals by Bobby Byrd. It chart...
by Hymie
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

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Song #40 is "Papa Don't Take No Mess" from 1974. It was Brown's final number one R&B chart hit and peaked at number thirty-one on the Hot 100. The full-length version, nearly 14 minutes long, appeared on the double album Hell. Like "The Payback," "Papa Don't Take No Mess...
by Hymie
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Song #41 is "Maybe The Last Time" from 1964. It was the flip side of "Out of Sight" and was a hit in its own right, reaching #45 on the Cash Box R&B chart. Billboard did not have an R&B chart in 1964. but this song did bubble under Billboard's Hot 100, getting to #107 in ...
by Hymie
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 137
Views: 3479

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R.E.M. – Little America

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by Hymie
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

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Song #42 is "Licking Stick, Licking Stick" from 1968. It was written by James Brown, Bobby Byrd, and Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis and recorded by Brown as a two-part single in 1968. Byrd provides backing vocals on the song. It was the first stereo single release by King Records. The so...
by Hymie
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

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Song #43 is "I Feel That Old Feeling Coming On" from 1956. It was JB's second single, the follow up to "Please, Please, Please" in 1956. It was also included on the "Please, Please, Please" album, in 1958. http://images.45cat.com/james-brown-and-his-famous-flames-i-feel...
by Hymie
Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

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Song #44 is "It's A New Day" from 1970. The single reached #3 on the Billboard Soul Chart and #32 on their Pop Chart. It was also the lead track on the " It's A New Day So Let A Man Come In" album in that same year. https://img.discogs.com/seXSHR_r0e--FqZJ7tCTkHOpQIc=/fit-in/300x...
by Hymie
Mon Jun 17, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

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Song #45 is "No, No, No, No, No" from 1956. This was JB's third single, flip side of "Hold My Baby's Hand," which was #84 on this list. It was included on the "Please, Please, Please" album in 1958. http://images.45cat.com/james-brown-with-the-famous-flames-no-no-no-no-...
by Hymie
Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 137
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Rob wrote:Slick Rick – Hey Young World

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by Hymie
Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

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Song #46 is "Money Won't Change You" from 1966. It was recorded at Talent Masters Studio in New York City. The single reached #11 on the Billboard Soul Chart. It was included on the "James Brown Sings Raw Soul" album in 1967. http://images.45cat.com/james-brown-and-the-famous-fla...
by Hymie
Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

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Song #47 is "Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved" from 1970. It reached #4 on the Billboard Soul Chart and #34 on the Hot 100 Pop Chart. It features backing vocals by Bobby Byrd, who shared writing credit for the song with Brown and Ron Lenhoff. This was one of several songs by Brown with an...
by Hymie
Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
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Song #48 is "This Old Heart" from 1960. It was his last single that was issued on Federal before moved over to King. It was included on the "Think!" album, also in 1960. http://images.45cat.com/james-brown-and-the-famous-flames-this-old-heart-federal.jpg Song #47 is next, and it'...
by Hymie
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
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Song #49 is "Make It Funky" from 1971. This one reached #1 on the Billboard Soul Chart and got to #22 on their Pop Chart. I like near the end of the long version where he wants the guitarist to play like BB King. In 2005, the bassline to all four parts was ranked at number 2 in Stylus Maga...
by Hymie
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 137
Views: 3479

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AC/DC – Who Made Who

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by Hymie
Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
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Song #50 is "I've Got To Change" from 1959. It was on a single and also was on the "Try Me!" album that same year. http://images.45cat.com/james-brown-and-the-famous-flames-ive-got-to-change-federal.jpg Song #49 is up now, it's from 1971: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2D2oUNTbjU
by Hymie
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

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Song #51 is "I Won't Plead No More" from late 1956. It was on the flip side of "Chonnie-On-Chon" as a single and later was included on the "Try Me!" album. http://images.45cat.com/james-brown-i-wont-plead-no-more-1956.jpg RANK-BALLOTS-POINTS-TITLE 051 - 06-208 - I Won't...
by Hymie
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
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Song #52 is "It Was You" from 1959. This was his last single of the 1950s. It was also included on the "Try Me" album in 1959. "It Was You" was named on 6 ballots and had 207 points in the voting. http://images.45cat.com/james-brown-got-to-cry-1959-2-s.jpg Song #51 is n...
by Hymie
Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
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Song #53 is "That's When I Lost My Heart" from 1958. On a single is was the flip side of song #72, "Begging, Begging." It later included on the "Please, Please, Please" album, in 1958. http://supersoulsound.com/jbsuperfan/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/1958.federal.45.james...
by Hymie
Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 137
Views: 3479

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The Fall – Impression of J. Temperence

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by Hymie
Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

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Song #54 is "Just Won't Do Right" from 1956. It was JB's 4th release. The song was included on the "Please, Please, Please" album in 1958.

Song #53 is next. This one is from 1958:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opTMMIIxhKw
by Hymie
Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
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Song #55 is "I Know It's True" from 1960. It was the flip side of "I'll Go Crazy" on a single and was included on the "Think!" album, also in 1960. It is the first song on the countdown that was listed on 8 (or more) ballots in the voting. http://images.45cat.com/james-...
by Hymie
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

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Song #56 is "Let Yourself Go" from 1967. Brown recorded "Let Yourself Go" after hours in the Latin Casino nightclub during a ten-day performing engagement there. An edited version of this recording was released as a single, which charted #5 R&B and #46 Pop, and appeared on th...
by Hymie
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
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Song #57 is "Let's Make It" from 1956. It features an opening that comes from "Honky Tonk" by Bill Doggett, which at that time was the biggest selling single ever for Sid Nathan's King Records. It was on the flip side of "Just Won't Do Right," Brown 4th release on Feder...
by Hymie
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 137
Views: 3479

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The Notorious B.I.G. – Suicidal Thoughts

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by Hymie
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

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Song #58 is "Ain't It Funky Now" from 1969. It reached #3 on the soul chart and got to #24 on the pop chart. It is the lead track on the "Ain't It Funky" album. https://1.bp.blogspot.com/_rAHeUmcEWZM/RZ5TrRwAmsI/AAAAAAAAAB0/J4PMfyVaKxQ/s200/KING+LP+1092.jpg Up next at #57 is a tr...
by Hymie
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

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The #59 song on the countdown is "Come Over Here" from 1961. It was listed on 6 ballots and had a total of 178 points in the voting. It was first issued on the album "The Amazing James Brown" in 1961, and then as the flip side of "Shout And Shimmy" on a single in 1962. ...
by Hymie
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
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Song #60 is "You've Got The Power" from 1960. The female voice on the record is Bea Ford. Released as the B-side of Brown and the Famous Flames' hit recording of "Think," it also charted, reaching #14 R&B and #86 Pop. It was Brown's first recorded duet and his first hit B-sid...
by Hymie
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 128
Views: 8130

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We heard song #61, "I Want You So Bad" from 1959. It reached #20 on the Billboard R&B chart, and was JB's first hit that did not feature the Famous Flames singing along with him although they did get label credit on the record. It was included on the "Try Me!" album. http://i...

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