Soul/R&B/Funk

It's James Brown, Brother Ray and George Clinton.
And it's always on the one...

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More than a few friends – folks who were I'd say more knowledgeable than average music fans – saw me carrying around this weighty volume and asked "Bert Berns? What did he do?" I took it to be a sign that Berns's legacy is still somewhat out of proportion to his tremendous influence. I became accustomed to rattling off song titles of Berns's products and compositions: "A Little Bit of Soap," "Hang on Sloopy," "Tell Him," "Brown-Eyed Girl," and so on... more

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