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James Brown

It's A Man's Man's World

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“It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World” is a song by James Brown and Betty Jean Newsome. Brown recorded it on February 16, 1966 in a New York studio and released it as a single later that year. It reached No.1 on the Billboard R&B chart and No.8 on the Billboard Hot 100. Its title is a pun on the 1963 comedy film It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ But it wouldn't be nothing ... This is a man's world ... Nothing without a woman or a girl

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This song is listed #123 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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