The J.B.'s - Doing it to Death

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The J.B.'s - Doing it to Death
Studio album by
 The J.B.'s
Released 1973
Genre Funk
Label People
Producer James Brown
 The J.B.'s chronology
Food for Thought
(1972)
Doing It to Death
(1973)
Breakin' Bread
(1974)
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Allmusic 4.5/5 stars

 

  "Doing It to Death" is an album by The J.B.'s, released in 1973 by People Records. The album includes a ten-minute version of the #1 R&B hit "Doing It to Death", which is led by Danny Ray's introduction to simulate his MC in concerts.

 

Track listing

All songs were written by James Brown

  1. "Introduction to the J.B.'s" – 0:24
  2. "Doing it to Death Part 1 and Part 2" – 10:01
  3. "You Can Have Watergate Just Gimme Some Bucks and I'll Be Straight" – 0:14
  4. "More Peas" – 8:27
  5. "La Di Da La Di Day" – 5:39
  6. "You Can Have Watergate Just Gimme Some Bucks and I'll Be Straight" – 0:14
  7. "Sucker" – 8:10
  8. "You Can Have Watergate Just Gimme Some Bucks and I'll Be Straight" – 6:28

 

Personnel

  • James Brown – lead vocal
  • Fred Wesley – trombone
  • Darryl "Hasaan" Jamison – trumpet
  • Jerone "Jasaan" Sanford - trumpet
  • Ike Oakley – trumpet
  • Maceo Parker – alto saxophone
  • St. Clair Pinckney – tenor saxophone
  • Eldee Williams – tenor saxophone
  • Hearlon "Cheese" Martin – guitar
  • Jimmy Nolen – guitar
  • Fred Thomas – bass
  • John "Jabo" Starks – drums

 

 

 

 

The J.B.'s - Doing it to Death

U.S. People PE 5603 (1973).

This record for sale is a modern repress of the album first released in 1973.

The vinyl record attains a Mint-grading, suggesting very few plays.

Audio quality is very clear and strong throughout.

Both record centre labels are clean, unmarked, and free from tears, stains or stickers.

The album cover is in excellent condition, displaying only minimal signs of wear.

The album cover has a strong, undamaged spine, displaying very clear, printed script.

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