Jump back! We created a list of James Brown Top 10 Songs. James Brown is an American (South Carolina) musician. James’ nickname is “The Godfather of Soul”. Brown holds the record as the artist to have charted the most singles on the Billboard Hot 100 which did not reach number-one on that chart. In 1986, James Brown was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Have you heard of the band The Famous Flames? Well, James Brown was a member and eventually emerged as the lead singer. Their first professional recording song was Please, Please, Please released in 1956. Brown did not go solo until 1959 and had his first single solo hit “I Want You So Bad”.
Best James Brown Songs
7. It’s a Man’s, Man’s, Man’s World
Released in 1966
On Album It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World
The song’s story is of all the works of modern civilization to the efforts of men, but claim that it all would “mean nothing without a woman or a girl.
1. I Got You (I Feel Good)
Released in 1965
On Album I Got You (I Feel Good)
The song was Brown’s highest charting song on the Billboard Hot 100 and peaked at number three. The song describes how a person fells when they found the person the love of their life.