Doing It to Death

Fred Wesley, The J.B.'s

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The J.B.'s

The J.B.'s (sometimes punctuated The JB's or The J.B.s) were James Brown's band during the first half of the 1970s. On record the J.B.'s were sometimes billed under various alternate names such as The James Brown Soul Train, Maceo and the Macks, A.A.B.B., The First Family and The Last Word. In addition to backing Brown the J.B.'s played behind Bobby Byrd, Lyn Collins and other singers associated with the James Brown Revue, as well as performing as a self-contained group. more »


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2005
5:07
196 
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Hit it

How you feeling, brother
(Feeling good)
You feel good

How you feel, man
(I feel alright)
I won't call your name
I don't want no people
To know you're in here

How you feeling, brother
Hey, jam, sure getting down
Lookie here, ha

We're gonna have a
Funky good time
We're gonna have a
Funky good time
We're gonna have a
Funky good time
We're gonna have a
Funky good time

Now, take em up, Fred
We gotta take you higher
All right, gonna do it again
You wanna do it again
We gotta take you higher

Brother (yeah)
Now I want everybody to
Let Fred blow about two chords
(Mumbling) alright
I wanna get that fella
With the little horn over there

Fred, can you take us higher
(Yeah) take us higher
Fred, Fred, Fred

You know what
When I hear a groove like this
It say I got to take you higher
Yeah, baby, yeah, yeah
Like way up wonder

Lookie here
Someone got a groove like this
You know, you know, know
I need the grit, got the grit
Wanna eat, got to get
Need to get, go to grit

Now, Fred, you know
Hey, Fred Thomas, brother
I'm getting ready to
Wave y'all in

Know what, I feel so down
I need to get down
In order for me to get down
I got to get in deep

In order for me to get down
I got to get in deep
Need to get in deep
Down deep, down deep

Get on down
You like these
Think about making the big M

Lookie here, lookie there
You see over there
You better sing one word for us
What we gotta do

We gotta have a
Funky good time, oh, yeah
We gotta have a
Funky good time, oh, yeah
I didn't know you
Were singing, Fred

We gotta have a
Funky good time
We gotta have a
Funky good time
We gotta take you higher

Wait a minute, now
Who you say that was over there
Familiar looking cat
I know I seen him somewhere

Is that Maceo
He's doing everything over there
Maceo, is it who
Maceo, you know like
Maceo, won't you blow
Oh, yeah, Maceo

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Written by: JAMES BROWN

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