James Brown records ‘Live at the Apollo’ with the Famous Flames (1962)

James Brown‘s ‘Live at the Apollo’ is a live album recorded on October 24, 1962 with the Famous Flames and released iIn May 1963 by King.


James Brown records ‘Live at the Apollo’ with the Famous Flames (1962)

Track Listing : 1.Introduction To James Brown And The Famous Flames (Fats Gonder) – 01:49 . 2.I’Ll Go Crazy (James Brown) – 02:05 . 3.Try Me (James Brown) – 02:27 . 4.Think (Lowman Pauling) – 01:58 . 5.I Don’T Mind (James Brown) – 02:28 . 6.Lost Someone (James Brown, Bobby Byrd, Lloyd Stallworth) – 10:43 . 7.Medley: Please, Please, Please/You’Ve Got The Power/I Found Someone/Why Do You Do Me/I Want You So Bad/I Love You, Yes I Do/Strange Things Happen/Bewildered/Please, Please, Please (James Brown, Bobby Byrd, Sylvester Keels, Sol Marcus, Lloyd Stallworth, Johnny Terry, Guy Wood) – 06:27 . 8.Night Train (Jimmy Forrest, Lewis Simpkins, Oscar Washington) – 03:26

Chuck Stewart

Musicians : James Brown – Vocals . James Brown & His Famous Flames – Band . Les Buie – Guitar . William Po Devil Burgess – Sax (Alto) . Bobby Byrd – Organ, Vocals (Background) . Al Brisco Clark – Sax (Baritone), Sax (Tenor) . Clayton Fillyau – Drums . Lucas Fats Gonder – Mc, Organ . Lewis Hamlin – Trumpet . Roscoe Patrick – Trumpet . Hubert Perry – Bass . St. Clair Pinckney – Sax (Tenor) . George Sims – Drums . Teddy Washington – Trumpet . Dicky Wells – Trombone . Lloyd Stallworth – Vocals (Background) . Bobby Bennett – Vocals (Background)

Production : Produced By James Brown Tommy Nola – Engineer

Package : Alan Leeds – Liner Notes . Dan Quest – Cover Art . Chuck Stewart asterisques RVM – Photography

Recorded On October 24, 1962 At The Apollo Theater In Harlem.

Released In May 1963 By King.

(Source James Brown‘s ‘Live at the Apollo’ | Official Site)


The Guardian
James Brown Live at the Apollo – a classic report from the vaults But on a cold night in October 1962, in front of 1,500 hungry Harlemites, he really ripped the roof off the sucker. […]

Not only did it satisfy Brown’s small legion of diehard fans– to the tune of being played in its entirety during the evenings on some R&B; radio stations– for the first time, it brought the undeniably intense celebration of his live show to young audiences throughout the country. […]

By the triumphant end of the final note you can almost envision a young Mick Jagger holed up in his bedroom taking copious notes and singing along with Brown and the Flames in a full-length mirror. […]


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