The Payback (studio album) by James Brown

The Payback by James Brown
Year: 1973
Overall rank: 3,015th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 98 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top albums of 1973 (60th)
Award Top albums of the 1970s (555th)
Award Best albums of all time (3,015th)
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James Brown - The Payback Mix. 12" single VG+. Polydor URBX 17. 1988
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James Brown - The Payback Mix / Stone To The Bone / Cold Sweat Urban 12” URBX 17
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James Brown bestography

The Payback is ranked 3rd best out of 78 albums by James Brown on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by James Brown is Live At The Apollo which is ranked number 635 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 2,994.

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The Payback track list

  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 81 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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79/100 (from 98 votes)
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07/21/2021 19:45 paladisiac  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 5,81364/100
 
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This album is rated in the top 3% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 78.5/100, a mean average of 79.1/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 79.1/100. The standard deviation for this album is 12.9.

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Sadly how this genre is "hated" by most of the BEA community
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From 06/15/2019 22:40
How this got rejected as a soundtrack for not being funky enough is beyond me
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From 10/18/2014 12:29
Funky as hell...I challenge anyone not to fucking like this
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