Get On the Good Foot is a double album by James Brown released in 1972.

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No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Get on the Good Foot, Pts. 1& 2"   Brown, Fred Wesley, Joe Mims 5:44
2. "The Whole World Needs Liberation"   Brown, Bobby Byrd 3:41
3. "Your Love Was Good for Me"   J. J. Barnes, Whiz Whisenhut 3:20
4. "Cold Sweat(remake) Brown, Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis, David Lindup 2:53
5. "Recitation by Hank Ballard"   Brown, Hank Ballard 5:54
6. "I Got a Bag of My Own"   Brown 3:30
7. "Nothing Beats a Failure (But a Try)"   Brown 3:06
8. "Lost Someone(remake) Brown, Byrd, Lloyd Stallworth 3:56
9. "Funky Side of Town"   Brown 7:50
10. "Please, Please, Please(remake) Brown, Johnny Terry 12:19
11. "Ain't It a Groove"   Brown, Nat Jones 2:10
12. "My Part/Make It Funky, Parts 3 & 4"   Brown, Charles Bobbit 5:14
13. "Dirty Harri"   Brown 6:15
14. "I Know It's True" (bonus track on 1992 CD reissue) Brown 4:07


  • Tracks 1, 2, 5, 9, 10, 12 and 13 produced and arranged by James Brown
  • Tracks 3 and 8 produced by James Brown, arranged by Sammy Lowe
  • Tracks 4, 6, 7 and 11 produced by James Brown, arranged by Dave Matthews


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