Hell (James Brown album)

Hell is the 38th studio album by American musician James Brown. The album was released on June 28, 1974, by Polydor Records.

Hell
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Studio album by
ReleasedJune 28, 1974 (1974-06-28)
Genre
Length68:20
LabelPolydor
ProducerJames Brown
James Brown chronology
The Payback
(1973)
Hell
(1974)
Reality
(1974)
Singles from Hell
  1. "My Thang"
    Released: April 1974
  2. "Papa Don't Take No Mess"
    Released: August 1974
  3. "Coldblooded"
    Released: October 1974
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Robert ChristgauB[2]
Džuboksunfavorable [3]
Rolling Stonefavorable[4]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide4/5 stars[5]

Track listingEdit

Side A
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Coldblooded"James Brown4:45
2."Hell"Brown5:03
3."My Thang"Brown4:20
4."Sayin' It and Doin' It"Brown3:05
5."Please, Please, Please" (Remake)Brown, John Terry4:07
Side B
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
6."When the Saints Go Marchin' In"Traditional2:43
7."These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)"Harry Link, Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey3:14
8."Stormy Monday"T-Bone Walker3:15
9."A Man Has to Go Back to the Cross Road Before He Finds Himself"Brown2:52
10."Sometime"Brown, Bud Hobgood4:15
Side C
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
11."I Can't Stand It '76'" (Remake of "I Can't Stand Myself (When You Touch Me)")Brown8:10
12."Lost Someone" (Remake)Brown, Bobby Byrd, Lloyd Stallworth3:35
13."Don't Tell a Lie about Me and I Won't Tell the Truth on You"Brown, J. Maloy Roach5:05
Side D
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
14."Papa Don't Take No Mess"Charles Bobbit, Brown, John Starks, Fred Wesley13:51

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Elias, Jason. "James Brown: Hell > Review" at AllMusic. Retrieved 21 September 2011.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "James Brown". robertchristgau.com. Retrieved 21 September 2011.
  3. ^ Vrdoljak, Dražen. "James Brown - Hell". Džuboks (in Serbian). Gornji Milanovac: Dečje novine (10 (second series)): 22–23.
  4. ^ Palmer, Bob (12 September 1974). "James Brown: Hell". Rolling Stone (RS 169). Archived from the original on 2007-12-08.
  5. ^ "The New Rolling Stone Album Guide - Nathan Brackett, Christian David Hoard - Google Books". Books.google.com. Retrieved 2015-07-19.