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James Brown

Soul Power

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  • 2012
  • 1974
  • 1971
  • 1968

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Soul Power is also the name of a documentary film, a fictional fighting style used by Street Fighter character Rose, and a super hero from the cartoon Static Shock (see Soul Power and Sparky). “Soul Power” is a song by James Brown. Recorded in 1971 with the original J.B.‘s (plus Fred Wesley) and released as a three-part single, it was a Top Ten R&B hit. The song also appeared on the 1972 album Soul Classics. Like “Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine” and other hits from this period it features backing vocals by Bobby Byrd, the original leader and founder of Brown’s singing group, The Famous Flames. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ If that don't get it, jump back for more ... Love me tender, love me slow ... What we want, soul power

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