I Got The Feelin'

Album: I Got The Feelin' (1968)
Charted: 6

Songfacts®:

  • This song is an example of the modern funk sound that James Brown innovated in the late '60s. One of many hit songs he cranked out in this era, it found Brown using his voice for percussive effect, going along with the chants and screams that would become a staple at his shows.

Comments: 1

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn February 3rd 1968, James Brown performed "I Got the Feelin'" on the ABC-TV program 'American Bandstand'...
    Thirty-five days later on March 10th, 1968 the song entered Billboard's Hop Top 100 chart at position #63; and six weeks later on April 21st, 1968 it peaked at #6 {for 2 weeks} and spent 12 weeks on the Top 100...
    And on the same day it peaked at #6 on the Top 100 it reached #1 {for 2 weeks} on Billboard's R&B Singles chart...
    May the 'Godfather of Soul' R.I.P. {1933 - 2006}.
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