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James Brown - g Intense dramatic performance 4 Choked...

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James Brown (1933-2006) 1) Swannees gospel group (1952) 2) James Brown/Famous Flames (1956) 3) Please Please Please (1956) a. Raspy full-throated vocals b. Percussive backing band c. Gospel oriented chord progression d. Triplet figure in background (New Orleans) e. Gospel/Vocal group r&r backing singers f. Strophic, repetitive
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Unformatted text preview: g. Intense, dramatic performance 4) Choked guitar 5) Bass staccato, punchy 6) Hard-biting, punchy horn sound (percussive) 7) Vamps: repetitive riffs played by band over which singer can improvise; stops forward motion of music slightly until band is cued to continue...
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