Recording Dates

March 5, 1979 Muscle Shoals Sound, Muscle Shoals, AL Track recorded
March 13, 1979 The Soundshop, Nashville, TN Vocals recorded

Alternate Versions Of This Recording

Recording Time Artist Type Year
It's Too Funky In Here [Single Version] 4:00 James Brown Studio 1979
It's Too Funky In Here [12-Inch Version] 6:35 James Brown Studio 1979

Recording Credits

Producer Brad Shapiro
Lead Vocals James Brown
Guitar Solo Unknown
Background Vocals Cynthia Douglas, Donna Davis, Pam Vincent
Guitar Larry Byrum, Jimmy Johnson
Bass David Hood
Fender Rhodes Barry Beckett, Randy McCormick
Drums Roger Hawkins
Congas Johnny Griggs?
Tambourine Johnny Griggs?
Trumpet Harrison Calloway
Trombone Charles Rose
Saxophone Harvey Thompson
Baritone Saxophone Ronnie Eades
Vocal Arrangements Brad Shapiro
Horn Arrangements Brad Shapiro
Rhythm Arrangements Brad Shapiro

Appears On

Release Artist Released
Star Time James Brown May 7, 1991

Session Details

Track recorded
Vocals recorded