JAMES BROWN: SOUL ON TOP


James Brown: Your Cheatin’ Heart + September Song
From Soul On Top (King, 1970)

I was very fortunate to have the opportunity to work on a story for the L.A. Times that ran today about James Brown’s “Soul On Top” concert he’s giving tomorrow at the Hollywood Bowl. The article breaks down the history of the project but here’s the short version: Soul On Top was a 1970 album Brown recorded with a 20 piece big band lead by drummer Louie Bellson with arrangements by Oliver Nelson. For the concert, Brown is teaming with Christian McBride […]

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