I Know You Got Soul

Vicki Anderson, Bobby Byrd

About I Know You Got Soul

"I Know You Got Soul" is a song recorded by Bobby Byrd with James Brown's band The J. B.'s. The recording was produced by Brown and released as a single in 1971. It reached #30 on the Billboard R&B chart. It was prominently sampled on the 1987 song of the same name by Eric B. & Rakim. The "you got it" is referenced in Static and in the song's remix. An extended 4:42 version was issued on the James Brown's Funky People (Part 2) compilation album in 1988, with a notation that the long version was previously unreleased. "I Know You Got Soul" appeared on the Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas soundtrack on the Master Sounds 98.3 station. 


Year:
2005
4:41
40 
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You got it, you got it
You got it, you got it
I know you got soul
If you didn't, you wouldn't be in here
I know you got soul
If you didn't, you wouldn't be in here
I know you got soul
If you didn't, you wouldn't shake that thing
Shake it with the beat
Cause it make me sing
I know you got soul
If you didn't, you wouldn't be in here
I know you got the feeling
The way you move over there
Don't let them clean rep fool ya
I know you don't like a faker
Lighten up, it's okay
And shake your moneymaker
Say yeah, say yeah
Say yeah, say yeah
I know you got soul
If you didn't, the music wouldn't groove ya
I know you got the feeling
If you didn't, the music wouldn't groove ya
Don't let nobody stop ya from having yourself a ball
Just keep right on dancing, dancing in the hall
Say yeah, say yeah
Say yeah, say yeah
Fred Wesley, won't you blow it one time
Hey, Fred Wesley, won't you blow one time

I know you got soul
If you didn't, you wouldn't be in here
I know you got soul
If you didn't, you wouldn't be in here
I know you got soul
If you didn't, you wouldn't shake that thing
Shake it with the beat
Cause it makes me want to sing
Don't let them clean rep fool ya
I know you don't like a faker
Lighten up, it's okay
And shake your moneymaker
Say yeah, say yeah
Say yeah, say yeah
Say yeah, say yeah
Say yeah, say yeah
I know you got soul
If you didn't, the music wouldn't groove ya
I know you got the feeling
If you didn't, the beat wouldn't move ya
Don't let nobody stop ya from having yourselves a ball
Just keep right on dancing, dancing in the hall
Say yeah, say yeah
I know you got soul
If you didn't, you wouldn't be in here
I know you got soul
If you didn't, you wouldn't be in here
I know you got soul
If you didn't, the music wouldn't groove ya
I know you got the feeling
If you didn't, the beat wouldn't move ya
Don't let nobody stop ya from having yourself a ball
Just keep

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Bobby Byrd

Robert Howard Byrd (August 15, 1934 – September 12, 2007), better known as Bobby Byrd, was an American R&B/Soul singer, songwriter, bandleader, talent scout, record producer, and musician, who played an integral and important part in the development of soul and funk music in association with James Brown. Byrd began his career in 1952 as member of the gospel group the Gospel Starlighters, who later changed their name to the Avons in 1953 and the Five Royals in 1954, before settling with the name the Flames in 1955 prior to Brown joining the group with their agent later changing it to The Famous Flames. Byrd was the actual founder of The Flames, and is the man credited with the discovery of James Brown. As one of the longest-serving members of the group, he… more »

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Written by: BOBBY BYRD, CHARLES BOBBITT, CHARLES FRED BOBBITT, JAMES BROWN

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