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Artwork did not come with the shows.

Houston 1983 [no label, 4CD]

Live at Rockefeller’s, Houston, TX; April 12, 1983. Early and Late shows. Very good mono soundboard.

Thanks to goody for sharing the shows at Dime.

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Yer PervFesser:

More goodys from Rockefeller’s and, as a request from our benefactor (because last time this file set circulated it was discovered that someone, erm, ‘unknowingly’ added fan art to the files), please no attached artwork to this file set or to the individual files. These are my own original files that never had any art attached, so it’s not exactly a reseed for some. I’ve added titles to those files, which I believe were just with numeric titles to the flacs when I sent them to ubu to circulate, first time ’round. We’d prefer it if you’d circulate this 2023 file set going forward. Thanks!

[James Brown passed away on Christmas Day 2006 from congestive heart failure. He was 73.]

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Mono SBD recorded on a Sony TC-D5M cassette deck using Maxell UDXLII C-90 Tape with Dolby B.
Played back on a Nak Dragon through an Avid MBox Mini III into a PC running WaveLab 6.11 software.
The resulting WAVs were tracked and faded in Audition.
Resulting WAVs were then converted to FLAC [Level 8] and .ffp’s were generated using Trader’s Little Helper.
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Early Show
Disc 1
Track 101. ‘Let’s welcome The JB’s International’/Honky Tonk 5:47
Track 102. We Came To Play 4:43
Track 103. ‘Ladies and gentlemen, The JB’s International’ 0:54
Track 104. ‘And now, it’s star time!’ 1:08
Track 105. Rapp Payback (Where Iz Moses) 3:01
Track 106. It’s Too Funky In Here 5:05
Track 107. Gonna Have A Funky Good Time 3:33
Track 108. Try Me 4:10
Track 109. Get On The Good Foot 2:56
Track 110. Prisoner Of Love 6:35
Track 111. I’ll Go Crazy 2:27
Track 112. Bring It On, Bring It On 6:09
47 mins

Disc 2
Track 201. I Got The Feelin’ 5:57
Track 202. There Was A Time 1:04
Track 203. Hot Pants 1:14
Track 204. Cold Sweat 3:10
Track 205. Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag 4:04
Track 206. I Got You (I Feel Good) 2:48
Track 207. Please, Please, Please 2:51
Track 208. Jam 5:45
Track 209. Get Up (I Feel Like Being A Sex Machine) 9:31
37 mins

Late Show
Disc 3
Track 301. Crowd-Band warming up 1:06
Track 302. ‘Good evening and welcome to the James Brown show-Let’s welcome the JB’s International’ 0:53
Track 303. Honky Tonk 5:34
Track 304. Hot Pants Road 5:16
Track 305. We Came To Play 4:35
Track 306. ‘If you will, ladies and gentlemen - The world famous JB’s International’ 0:46
Track 307. Don’t Ask My Neighbors (feat Martha High) 3:52
Track 308. ‘Let’s hear it’ 0:36
Track 309. ‘And now, it’s star time’ 1:23
Track 310. Rapp Payback (Where Iz Moses) 2:50
Track 311. It’s Too Funky In Here 4:48
Track 312. Gonna Have A Funky Good Time 3:16
Track 313. Try Me 3:07
Track 314. Prisoner Of Love 6:38
Track 315. Get On The Good Foot 2:20
47 mins

Disc 4
Track 401. Get On The Good Foot (conclusion) 0:57
Track 402. Georgia On My Mind 5:49
Track 403. Bring It On, Bring It On 7:32
Track 404. I Got The Feelin’ 5:41
Track 405. It’s A Man’s, Man’s, Man’s World 14:00
Track 406. There Was A Time 1:10
Track 407. Cold Sweat 2:47
Track 408. Hot Pants 0:47
Track 409. Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag 3:35
Track 410. I Got You (I Feel Good) 2:54
Track 411. Please, Please, Please 2:56
Track 412. Jam 4:07
Track 413. Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine 9:38
62 mins

James Brown - vocals
Ron Laster - guitar and MC
Jimmy Nolen - guitar
Jerry Poindexter, Charles Sherrell - keyboards
Fred Thomas - bass
Arthur Dixon, Tony Cook - drums
St. Clair Pinckney - tenor sax, vocals
Holly Ferris, Jerone “Jasaan” Sanford - trumpet, vocals
Joe Collier - fluegelhorn, vocals
Martha High (Martha Harvin) - vocals

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  1. 8 Responses to “JAMES BROWN - HOUSTON 1983”

  2. He might be my dad. Mom fucked a lot of guys who looked like him.

    By Leonard on Feb 4, 2023

  3. Where’s swappers? I suspect he don’t get on here on a weekend because he spends all day trying to get a rise out of his shriveled penis. People say he’s a jerkoff but he ain’t, he can’t jerk no more. Ain’t that right, swappy?

    By Leonard on Feb 5, 2023

  4. Where’s swappers? I wanna suck his dik until his head caves in. I don’t care if he isn’t gay like me.

    By Leonard on Feb 5, 2023

  5. This darkie monkey had a giant size hoagie in his trousers i hear. it was past his knees by all acounts,white babes loved suckin on it as well as gettin their snatches streched.He was big in the britches

    By ELU on Feb 5, 2023

  6. My mammy fucked lots of guys that looked like him. I wanna pummel whopper swappers face like the niggers did to that coon boy in Memphis. Lets all pummell swappers face like a pinata

    By I Hate Whitey on Feb 6, 2023

  7. Who starts these rumors?

    By Jocko P on Feb 6, 2023

  8. Rumor has it James had a Big Un

    By U L E on Feb 6, 2023

  9. Of course

    By U L E on Feb 6, 2023

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