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The best album by James Brown is Live At The Apollo which is ranked number 606 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 3,777.

James Brown is ranked number 290 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 8,606.

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James Brown best albums

The following albums by James Brown are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Live At The ApolloUnited States James Brown
Year of Release:1963Appears in:266 charts
Rank in 1963:4Rank Score:3,777
Rank in 1960s69Overall Rank:606
Average Rating:  79/100 (378 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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2.

In The Jungle Groove
Compilation
United States James Brown
Year of Release:1986Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1986:30Rank Score:951
Rank in 1980s331Overall Rank:2,030
Average Rating:  77/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3.

The PaybackUnited States James Brown
Year of Release:1973Appears in:77 charts
Rank in 1973:56Rank Score:704
Rank in 1970s501Overall Rank:2,561
Average Rating:  78/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.

Sex MachineUnited States James Brown
Year of Release:1970Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 1970:73Rank Score:450
Rank in 1970s677Overall Rank:3,597
Average Rating:  74/100 (85 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.

Star Time
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United States James Brown
Year of Release:1991Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1991:64Rank Score:397
Rank in 1990s798Overall Rank:3,968
Average Rating:  74/100 (84 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Please Please PleaseUnited States James Brown
Year of Release:1959Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1959:19Rank Score:334
Rank in 1950s93Overall Rank:4,563
Average Rating:  76/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

20 All-Time Greatest Hits!
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United States James Brown
Year of Release:1991Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1991:81Rank Score:278
Rank in 1990s1,042Overall Rank:5,243
Average Rating:  81/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Solid Gold
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United States James Brown
Year of Release:1977Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1977:115Rank Score:176
Rank in 1970s1,240Overall Rank:7,497
Average Rating:  77/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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There It IsUnited States James Brown
Year of Release:1972Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1972:148Rank Score:136
Rank in 1970s1,423Overall Rank:9,104
Average Rating:  78/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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The 50th Anniversary Collection
Compilation
United States James Brown
Year of Release:2003Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 2003:252Rank Score:127
Rank in 2000s2,409Overall Rank:9,587
Average Rating:  76/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 290

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James Brown best tracks

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1.Get Up I Feel Like Being A Sex Machine
(from the album Sex Machine)
 86/100 (18 votes)
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2.It's A Man's Man's Man's World
(from the album Sex Machine)
 85/100 (22 votes)
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3.Medley: Please, Please, Please/You've Got The Power/I Found Someone/Why Do You Do Me/I Want You So Bad/I Love You So Bad/I Love You, Yes I Do/Strange Things Happen/Bewildered/Please, Please, Please
(from the album Live At The Apollo)
 85/100 (51 votes)
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4.Think
(from the album Live At The Apollo)
 83/100 (51 votes)
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5.Try Me
(from the album Live At The Apollo)
 83/100 (55 votes)
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6.It's A Man's Man's Man's World
(from the album It's A Man's Man's Man's World)
 82/100 (5 votes)
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7.I Don't Mind
(from the album Live At The Apollo)
 82/100 (47 votes)
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8.The Payback
(from the album The Payback)
 82/100 (5 votes)
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9.Papa's Got A Brand New Bag Part 1
(from the album Papa's Got A Brand New Bag)
 81/100 (5 votes)
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10.I'll Go Crazy
(from the album Live At The Apollo)
 81/100 (43 votes)
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11.I Got You (I Feel Good)
(from the album I Got You (I Feel Good))
 81/100 (5 votes)
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12.Night Train
(from the album Live At The Apollo)
 81/100 (47 votes)
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13.Lost Someone
(from the album Live At The Apollo)
 80/100 (46 votes)
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14.That Dood It
(from the album Please Please Please)
 80/100 (3 votes)
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15.Please, Please, Please
(from the album Please Please Please)
 79/100 (7 votes)
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16.There Was A Time
(from the album Sex Machine)
 79/100 (7 votes)
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17.Begging, Begging
(from the album Please Please Please)
 78/100 (3 votes)
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18.I Don't Know
(from the album Please Please Please)
 78/100 (3 votes)
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19.No, No, No, No
(from the album Please Please Please)
 78/100 (3 votes)
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20.I Feel That Old Feeling Coming On
(from the album Please Please Please)
 78/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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James Brown ratings

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83/100 (from 48 votes)
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From iamcaiosilva 11/01/2017 13:08
This man just created the funk and the f*king Michael Jackson!! One of the greatest artists of ALL TIME!!
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From BraddlesHendo 12/14/2014 02:01
In top 10 great performers
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From tgarritsen 02/12/2014 17:43
My favourite performer. He has so much passion and energy in his live shows.
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From Tamthebam 07/21/2013 20:43
The Godfather of Soul is a fitting name, he has influenced so many, most notably Prince and Bootsy Collins.
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From junodog4 09/02/2012 19:54
James Brown taught every other artist how to perform. Nobody else put as much into it as the hardest working man in show-business.
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From Captain_Dude 07/05/2011 18:38
LIVE AT THE APOLLO just may be the finest capture of a live performance ever. Listen to it and you'll feel as if you're there.
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