Recording Date

June 12, 1972 A&R Studios, New York, NY

Alternate Versions Of This Recording

Recording Time Artist Type Year
Giving Up Food For Funk [Parts 1 & 2] 5:48 The J.B.'s Studio 1972
Giving Up Food For Funk [Part 2] 2:53 The J.B.'s Studio 1972

Recording Credits

Producer James Brown
Organ Solo James Brown
Background Vocals Unknown
Guitar Hearlon Martin, Jimmy Nolen
Bass Fred Thomas
Organ James Brown
Drums John Starks
Congas Johnny Griggs
Tambourine James Brown, John Morgan?
Trumpet Ike Oakley, Jerone Sanford, Russell Crimes
Trombone Fred Wesley
Alto Saxophone Jimmy Parker
Tenor Saxophone St. Clair Pinckney
Arrangements James Brown, Fred Wesley

Appears On

Release Artist Released
James Brown's Funky People Various Artists 1986
The Singles, Volume 8: 1972-1973 James Brown November 13, 2009

Session Details

Recording done