Playlist #767: 2006-12-25

December 25th, 2006 · < mtheo >

Unquestionably the most significant loss of 2006. Incidentally, the B side of the brilliant “I got ants in my pants, pt. 1,” was entitled “I got ants in my pants, pts. 15 & 16.” I don’t know if that “says it all,” but it comes close. Thank you, JB.

A. M. Brunner: The old landmark
James Brown / The Rev. James Cleveland Choir / The Blues Brothers Show Band and Revue (Atlantic SD 16017, rec. 1980)
James Brown et al.: The Apollo Theater presents, in person! the James Brown Show recorded live at the Apollo Theater, New York City, October 24, 1962 (1962)
James Brown and the Famous Flames (King 826, incl.:
– Introduction by Lucas “Fats” Gonder
– “I’ll Go Crazy”
– “Try Me”
– “Think”
– “I Don’t Mind”
– “Lost Someone”
– 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”
– “Night Train”)
Arnold Schönberg: Five orchestral pieces, op.16, no. 3: Farben / Colors (1909)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Simon Rattle cond (EMI CDC 7 49857 2)
D. Hartman / C. Midnight: Living in America (1985)
James Brown et al. (Scotti Brothers ZS4 05682)
James Brown: I got ants in my pants, pt. 1 (1971)
James Brown with the JBs (Polydor 14162)
James Brown and Arthur “Pee Wee” Ellis: Say it loud — I’m Black and I’m proud, pt. 1 (1968)
James Brown with the James Brown Orchestra (King 6187)
Dessie Rozier: (Do the) Mashed potatoes, pt. 1 (1959)
“Nat Kendrick and the Swans,” incl. Carlton “King” Coleman dubbed over JB’s lead vocal; JB piano & yelps (Dade 1804)
Johannes Brahms: Chorale prelude on Michael Praetorius’s Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen, op. 122, no. 8
Chris Hughes org (Griffin CSACD3052)

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