James Brown – Get On Up - The James Brown Story (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Vinyl LP pressing. Original Motion Picture Soundtrack to the 2014 Tate Taylor (The Help) directed film based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film gives a fearless look inside the music, moves & moods of Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century. The soundtrack features studio & live versions of many of Brown's hits from his first, 1956's 'Please Please Please' to 'Out of Sight, ' 'I Got You (I Feel Good), ' 'Try Me, ' 'Papa's Got a Brand New Bag, ' 'It's a Man's Man's Man's World, ' & 'Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine.' Also includes two previously unreleased live recordings heard in the film; 'Please Please Please' and 'It's a Man's Man's Man's World' were recorded at the historic Fort Homer W. Hesterly Armory in Tampa, Florida on April 23, 1966. Brown was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986 as a charter member. A multiple Grammy Award winner, Brown was honored with the Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award in 1992, in 2003 he received the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors. Brown died on Christmas Day 2006 at the age of 73.