Maceo Parker

Maceo Parker
Maceo & All the King's Men
Maceo and All the King's Men
Maceo and All the Kings Men
Maceo and The Macks
Maceo Parker with the James Brown Band
February 14, 1943
United States
Funk and soul jazz saxophonist. Parker also occasionally plays flute and sings.
Member of
The J.B.'s
James Brown Played in the 1970s with Brown's touring band and again in the late 1980s, and has appeared on many of Brown's albums.


Added by Denis


Title Performer Release date Covered by
August 31, 1990 The J.B. Horns
October 1973 (7 artists)
Sampled by (3 artists)

Covers by Maceo Parker

Title Performer Release date Originally by
November 1992 Bebe & Cece Winans
August 31, 1990 Charles Mingus
Busted Maceo Parker September 28, 2007 Unverified
1994 Herbie Hancock
April 1991 James Brown
1994 James Brown & The Famous Flames
April 1991 The Heartbeats [US2], Shep and The Limelites
1994 Aretha Franklin
April 1991 Fisk University Jubilee Singers
Drowning in the Sea of Love Maceo 1974 Unverified
June 30, 2017 Lee Dorsey
April 1991 Otis Redding
1972 Traffic
1972 The Beatles
November 1992 Hoagy Carmichael and His Orchestra
April 1991 Ray Charles
April 1991 Lionel Hampton and His Orchestra
November 1992 Yvonne Fair & James Brown Band
1998 Marvin Gaye
August 31, 1990 Sly and The Family Stone
April 2000 The Isley Brothers
1994 Eddie Floyd
2000 Mar-Keys
April 1991 Marvin Gaye
1972 Bread
1993 "Cannonball" Adderley
April 2000 Paul McCartney & Wings
1989 Aretha Franklin
June 30, 2017 Lee Dorsey
August 31, 1990 Judy Garland
November 1992 The JB's
August 31, 1990 The Impressions
April 1991 Horace Silver Quintet
1972 The Beatles
November 1992 Maceo and The Macks
1970 Sly & The Family Stone
April 2000 Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway
August 31, 1990 Ray Charles and His Orchestra
1993 Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians
1993 Archie Bell & The Drells
June 27, 1977 Parliament
September 25, 2007 Fats Domino

Sampled songs

Title Performer Release date Info
June 27, 1977 Sampled by Beastie Boys
1970 Sampled by LL Cool J
1974 Sampled by Ice Cube
October 1973 Covered by (7 artists)
Sampled by (3 artists)

Songs written by Maceo Parker

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Ahh... The Name Is Bootsy, Baby Maceo Parker, George Clinton, Bootsy Collins Bootsy's Rubber Band 1977
Blow Your Head Maceo Parker, Fred Wesley, Pee Wee Ellis Fred Wesley & The J.B.'s 1974
Children's World Maceo Parker Maceo Parker August 31, 1990 Covered by The J.B. Horns
Got to Getcha Maceo Parker, Joseph Davis, Richard L. Griffith, Elvonzo Kellum, Jimmy Nolen, Bernard Odom, Melvin E. Parker, Levi E. Rasberry, L. D. Williams Maceo and All the King's Men 1970
You Can't Tell the Difference After Dark Maceo Parker Alberta Hunter 1978 Covered by (4 artists)

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
Soul Power 92 Maceo Parker, Roger Troutman, Bootsy Collins, Bobby Byrd Soul Power Maceo Parker



Title Performer Release date Label
A Blow for Me, A Toot to You Fred Wesley and The Horny Horns featuring Maceo Parker June 27, 1977 Atlantic
Dial: MACEO Maceo Parker April 2000 What Are Records?
Doing Their Own Thing Maceo and All the King's Men 1970 House of the Fox
Funk Overload Maceo Parker 1998 What Are Records?
Funky Music Machine Maceo & All the King's Men 1972 Excello Records
Life on Planet Groove Maceo Parker November 1992 Minor Music
Mo' Roots Maceo Parker April 1991 Minor Music
My First Name Is Maceo Maceo Parker 1994 Minor Music
Roots Revisited Maceo Parker August 31, 1990 Verve Records
Southern Exposure Maceo Parker 1993 Minor Music
Us!! Maceo 1974 People


Title Performer Release date Label
In the Game Maceo Parker 1989 Rhythm Attack Productions
Soul Power 74 Maceo and The Macks October 1973 People
Thank You for Letting Me Be Myself Again (Part I & II) Maceo and All the Kings Men 1970 House of the Fox

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
Goin' Home - A Tribute to Fats Domino various artists September 25, 2007 Vanguard
Say It Live and Loud James Brown 1998 Polydor
Soul Pride (The Instrumentals 1960-1969) James Brown 1993 Polydor
Space Cowboys - Music from the Motion Picture various artists 2000 Warner Bros.
With You in Mind Stanton Moore June 30, 2017 Cool Green Recordings

Forum topics

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