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James Brown, aka The Godfather of Soul, is one of the best R&B singers and is one of the greatest soul singers of all time. List of the best James Brown albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This James Brown discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top James Brown albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included James Brown singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest James Brown album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite James Brown album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best James Brown album of all time?" or "What are the top James Brown albums?" then this list will answer your questions. List features albums like Get on the Good Foot and The Payback.

This list of popular James Brown CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You may copy this list to make your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share with your friends.

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The Payback is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time
The Payback James Brown

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Hell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time
Hell James Brown

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Get on the Good Foot is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time
Get on the Good Foot James Brown

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Please Please Please is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time
Please Please Please James Brown & The Famous Flames, James Brown

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There It Is is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time
There It Is James Brown

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Hot Pants is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time
Hot Pants James Brown

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Say It Loud - I'm Black and I'... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Black Caesar [motion picture s... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Jam 1980's is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Think! is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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I'm Real is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time
I'm Real James Brown

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James Brown Sings Raw Soul is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Slaughter's Big Rip-Off [motio... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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I Can't Stand Myself When You ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time
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The Popcorn is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Papa's Got a Brand New Bag is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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The Merry Christmas Album is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Hot on the One is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Gravity is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Mighty Instrumentals is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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It's a New Day - Let a Man Com... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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James Brown ... Live: Hot on t... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Nonstop! is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Can Your Heart Stand It? is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Take a Look at Those Cakes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Bodyheat is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Sex Machine Today is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Reality is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Hey America is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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People is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Exitement Mr. Danamite is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Soul's Alive is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Soul Classics is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Time for Payback is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Christmas with James Brown is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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The Next Step is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Live! His Greatest Performance is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Ultimate James Brown Live is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Bring It On ! is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Soul Jubilee is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Living in America is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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James Brown [Metal Box] is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Universal James is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Original Showman Live is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Live is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Soul Sessions Live (James Brow... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Live! is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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Live in Concert is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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James Brown & His Famous Flame... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time

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It's a Mother is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best James Brown Albums of All Time