James Brown’s ‘Revolution of the Mind : Recorded Live at the Apollo, Vol. III’ is a live double album released in December 1971.
Track Listing : 1.It’S A New Day So Let A Man Come In And Do The Popcorn (Intro) (James Brown) – 03:47 . 2.Bewildered (Teddy Powell, Leonard Whitcup) – 07:55 . 3.Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine (James Brown, Bobby Byrd, Ron Lenhoff) – 05:05 . 4.Escape-Ism (James Brown, David Matthews) – 03:04 . 5.Make It Funky (Charles Bobbit, James Brown) – 12:52 . 6.Try Me (James Brown) – 02:43 . 7.Fast Medley: I Can’T Stand It/Mother Popcorn/I Got The Feelin’ (James Brown) – 01:17 . 8.Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose (Charles Bobbit) – 02:22 . 9.Super Bad (James Brown) – 04:22 . 10.Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved (James Brown, Bobby Byrd, Ron Lenhoff) – 03:21 . 11.Soul Power (James Brown) – 06:36 . 12.Hot Pants (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants) (James Brown, Fred Wesley) – 08:35
Musicians : Bobby Byrd – Organ, Vocals . Robert Coleman – Guitar . Russell Crimes – Trumpet . Hearlon “Cheese” Martin – Guitar . John Morgan – Drums . Jimmy Parker – Sax (Alto) . St. Clair Pinckney – Sax (Tenor) . Danny Ray – Mc . John Starks – Drums . Fred Thomas – Bass . Fred Wesley – Trombone
Production : Produced By James Brown
Package : Harry Weinger – Liner Notes
Recorded July 24-26, 1971 At Apollo Theater, New York, Ny.
Released In December 1971 By Polydor.
The Daily Guru
Every note, every solo, every “button” is absolutely perfectand it is beautifully capped off my the spectacular performance of Mr. Please-Please-Please himself, James Brown. Brown’s studio catelog is nothing short of phenomenal, but if you wish to experience the true measure of the man, find a copy of 1971’s Revolution Of The Mind, it is truly one of the finest live recordings ever. […]
Wilson & Alroy’s Record Reviews
One of the oldies, “Bewildered,” is changed beyond recognition into a bass-heavy vamp with James rapping at length about why he likes hot pantsand urging the women in the audience to go off their diets! Fun. […]
Good stuff, too–a consistent overview of his polyrhythm phase. But “Sex Machine” is sharper and “Bewildered” deeper on last year’s live double. And with the medley on side three the tempo gets so hot that anybody but JB will have trouble dancing to it […]