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With The Famous Flames

James Brown Live at the Olympia With The Famous Flames


What can you say about James Brown. The Godfather of Funk was a living, breathing charm machine whose musical ingenuity changed the face of modern music. The mid-60s were James Brown's marquee years, with the release of his smash hit "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag" and "It's A Man's Man's Man's World" coming out at around the time of this concert, at the mythical Olympia venue in Paris. He fronts the Famous Flames, a rhythm group that was experiencing strain at the time because of Brown's solo ambitions and questions over unfair money distribution. Yet, they are as tight as ever and deliver a blistering version of "Please, Please, Please," the group's first ever recording from a decade previous. 

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  • James Brown | Singer
  • The Famous Flames


  • James Brown, Intro
  • James Brown, Papa's Got A Brand New Bag
  • Russ Columbo / Clarence Gaskill / Leo Robin, Prisoner Of Love
  • James Brown, Out Of Sight
  • James Brown, Maybe The Last Time
  • James Brown, I got you (I feel good)
  • James Brown / Johnny Terry / Belford "Sinky" Hendricks, Please, Please, Please


  • Directed by:
    • Raoul Sangla
  • Venue: Olympia Hall (Paris, France)
  • Production date: 1966
  • Production: © Office national de radiodiffusion télévision française (ORTF) - Paris
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