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“Out of Sight”

Brown’s 1964 song, released by Smash Records, that he reworked for King Records and released as “Papa’s got a Brand New Bag”

“Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag”

Watch Brown perform the song here

“Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag” on Shindig

James Brown performs on the popular TV show

“Funky Drummer”

The most frequently sampled rhythm break in music

“Please, Please, Please”

This is James Brown’s first record, released by Federal Records in 1956.

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