EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970: #139: ” FUNKY DRUMMER [PART 1}- JAMES BROWN

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Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: #139: “Funky Drummer {Part 1}- James Brown. March 21, 1970.

  • Single: “Funky Drummer [Part 1}- James Brown
  • Record Company- King
  • Genre: Soul Funk
  • Written by James Brown
  • Time: 2:36
  • B-side: “Funky Drummer [Part 2}
  • Album- In The Jungle Groove
  • Grade: A-
  • Peaked at #51 5 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100.

The Godfather of Soul- James Brown was born in Bramwell, South Carolina but grew up in Augusta, Georgia. This was the 2nd of 5 Hot 100 singles Brown had in 1970-it was the only one that year that didn’t make the Top 40. Brown in inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in its inaugural year 1986. James Brown died at the age of 73 in 2006.

 

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