James Brown - The Payback
Hip hop
Label: Polydor ‎– PD-2-3007
Type: 2 x Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: US
Date of released: 1973
Category: Funk / Soul
Style: Soul, Funk
Genre: Hip hop
Musician: James Brown
Album's name: The Payback
ZIP archive size: 1845

James Brown - The Payback

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 The Payback
Written-By – John Starks*
A2 Doing The Best I Can 7:50
B1 Take Some, Leave Some 8:22
B2 Shoot Your Shot 8:08
C1 Forever Suffering 5:42
C2 Time Is Running Out Fast 12:37
D1 Stone To The Bone 10:05
D2 Mind Power 10:35

Companies, etc.

  • Mastered At – Sterling Sound


  • Art Direction – Davis Fried Krieger Inc.
  • Cover [Cover Art] – Don Brautigan*
  • Cover [Cover Design] – Charles Bobbit
  • Liner Notes – Alan M. Leeds*
  • Mastered By – Bob Ludwig
  • Mixed By, Recorded By [Additional], Supervised By [Production Supervision] – Bob Both
  • Producer, Arranged By, Lead Vocals, Cover [Cover Design] – James Brown
  • Recorded By – Lowell Dorn
  • Written-By – Charles Bobbit (tracks: A2 to C2, D2), Fred Wesley (tracks: A1 to C2, D2), James Brown


This release has label variations. There is No Photo of James Brown on the labels.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Etching): PD-2-3007-A-1A 10-13-73
  • Matrix / Runout (Etching): PD-2-3007-B-1A
  • Matrix / Runout (Etching): PD-2-3007-C-1A (2 Inside A Circle)
  • Matrix / Runout (Etching): PD-2-3007-D-1A
  • Matrix / Runout (Stamped On Every Side): STERLING RL

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
PD 2-3007 James Brown The Payback ‎(2xLP, Album) Polydor PD 2-3007 US 1973
STR-19 James Brown The Payback ‎(2xLP, Album) Yegrin Record Co STR-19 South Korea 1973
PD-2-3007, 2672 015 James Brown The Payback ‎(2xLP, Album, RE, Gat) Polydor, Polydor PD-2-3007, 2672 015 US Unknown
B0021512-01 James Brown The Payback ‎(2xLP, Album) Polydor B0021512-01 US 2014
2929 017 James Brown The Payback ‎(2xLP, Album) Polydor 2929 017 Brazil 1974


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