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The J.B.'s

The J.B.'s
Aliases
Fred Wesley and The J.B.'s
Fred Wesley & The J.B.'s
Fred Wesley & The JB's
The J.B. Horns
The JB Horns
The JB's
The J.B.'s and Fred Wesley
The J.B.'s & Fred Wesley
Country
United States
Comments
James Brown's very own band in the People/Starday King/Polydor days. Lineup changed prominently over time and recording session.
Members
Fred Wesley
Clayton Gunnels
Bobby Byrd
Maceo Parker
Related
James Brown

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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
1974 T.J. Kirk
Sampled by (3 artists)
June 1973 (3 artists)
April 3, 1972 (2 artists)
Sampled by (2 artists)

Covers by The J.B.'s

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1973 Gilbert O'Sullivan
1972 O'Jays
1992 Maceo Parker
1972 The Main Ingredient
2011 Doris Day
1992 Maceo and The Macks
1972 Bill Withers
1973 Herbie Hancock
1974 Marvin Gaye
2011 Carole King

Sampled songs

Title Performer Release date Info
1974 Sampled by (6 artists)
1974 Covered by T.J. Kirk
Sampled by (3 artists)
November 5, 1971 Sampled by (4 artists)
July 5, 1972 Sampled by (3 artists)
April 3, 1972 Sampled by (2 artists)
1974 Sampled by (2 artists)
1975 Sampled by EPMD
1974 Sampled by Ice Cube
June 1973 Sampled by Cypress Hill
June 1973 Sampled by (4 artists)
April 3, 1972 Covered by (2 artists)
Sampled by (2 artists)
1974 Sampled by Organized Konfusion
1974 Sampled by EPMD
1975 Sampled by ULTRAmagnetic m.c.'s
June 1970 Sampled by (7 artists)
June 1973 Sampled by (2 artists)

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
Breakin' Bread Fred Wesley and The J.B.'s 1974 People
Doing It to Death Fred Wesley & The J.B.'s June 1973 People
Exorcist - Damn Right I Am Somebody Fred Wesley & The J.B.'s 1974 People
Funky Good Time / Live The J.B. Horns 1992 Tokuma Japan Communications
Hustle with Speed The J.B.'s 1975 People
The Lost Album featuring Watermelon Man The J.B.'s & Fred Wesley 2011 Hip-O Select

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
Back Stabbers Fred Wesley and The J.B.'s 1972 People
Gimme Some More The JB's November 5, 1971 People
Givin' Up Food For Funk (Parts 1&2) The J.B.'s July 5, 1972 People
If You Don't Get It the First Time, Back Up and Try It Again, Party Fred Wesley & The J.B.'s September 1973 People
Pass the Peas The JB's April 3, 1972 People
The Grunt The J.B.'s June 1970 King [US]
Use Me The J.B.'s 1972 Polydor
Watermelon Man Fred Wesley & The JB's 1973 People

Reported errors

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#32897 wally creek 2006-10-22 06:05:24 UTC processed 2006-10-26 22:29:47 UTC by Denis

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