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Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag

Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag

by James Brown

Influences

Influences on James Brown

Ray Charles
Little Richard

Influenced by James Brown

Michael Jackson
Sly Stone
Prince
George Clinton
The Isley Brothers
Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band
David Bowie
The Who
Rick James
Based on the frequency with which Brown’s songs are sampled, virtually every hip-hop artist

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