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James Brown

Try Me

  • Soul
  • Funk
  • Space
  • Musical
  • Blues
song from
  • 1958
  • 1959
  • 1957
  • 1986
  • 1956

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For other uses, see Try Me “Try Me” is a song written and performed by James Brown. He recorded it with his singing group The Famous Flames in 1958. A plaintive ballad, it was the group’s second R&B hit (following 1956’s “Please, Please, Please”), and early in 1959 it became their first song to reach #1 on the R&B chart and was also the first time the group hit the Hot 100, peaking at number forty-eight.. Its success is credited with saving Brown’s recording career after a string of nine non-charting singles. He described the song as “really a pop tune. I had heard ‘Raindrops’ by Dee Clark and ‘For Your Precious Love’ by Jerry Butler, so I wrote my song to fit between them.“ He may have been thinking of another Dee Clark song, as “Raindrops” was released two... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Oh i need you (I need you ... Talk with me (talk with me ... Try me Try me

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Popular in R&B (See Charts): Who Is It, Human Nature, Superstition, You Are The Sunshine Of My Life, Purple Rain, Crazy In Love, Baby Boy, Don't Stop The Music, Don't Forget About Us, and Over And Over.


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