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Episode 137: “Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag” by James Brown

Episode 137: “Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag” by James Brown

Update: 2021-11-15
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Episode one hundred and thirty-seven of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs looks at “Papa's Got a Brand New Bag” by James Brown, and at how Brown went from a minor doo-wop artist to the pioneer of funk. Click the full post to read liner notes, links to more information, and a transcript of the episode.

Patreon backers also have a ten-minute bonus episode available, on "I'm a Fool" by Dino, Desi, and Billy.

Tilt Araiza has assisted invaluably by doing a first-pass edit, and will hopefully be doing so from now on. Check out Tilt’s irregular podcasts at http://www.podnose.com/jaffa-cakes-for-proust and http://sitcomclub.com/

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Episode 137: “Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag” by James Brown

Episode 137: “Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag” by James Brown

Andrew Hickey