A Disturbing Sound.
March 6, 2013 12:11 PM   Subscribe

If you ever wanted to hear James Brown give the full sermon, There’s this.
posted by timsteil (11 comments total) 29 users marked this as a favorite
Yes! Yes! Jesus H. Tap-Dancing Christ, I have seen the light!
posted by xedrik at 12:31 PM on March 6, 2013 [9 favorites]

...and the devil cometh, like a thief in the night.
posted by Vindaloo at 1:04 PM on March 6, 2013

This is amazing. I often wished I was religious so I could preach - properly preach, not just pretend to preach through poetic platitudes. I love that whole style, the exhortations, the call and response. You can see it in Jerry Lee Lewis and John Spencer - is it still around anywhere else?
posted by Charlemagne In Sweatpants at 1:05 PM on March 6, 2013

Great find. Blues Brothers is an all-time favorite movie - learning about this extra, unaired footage gets a big amen.
posted by mark7570 at 1:50 PM on March 6, 2013 [1 favorite]

That put a smile on my face, timsteil. Thanks!
posted by MonkeyToes at 1:58 PM on March 6, 2013

Oh yes. OH yes! I underSTAND you!

Tim, this is truly a great find. An epic find. Downloading as we speak. Thanks so much, this is Post of the Year as far as I'm concerned.
posted by flapjax at midnite at 3:07 PM on March 6, 2013 [3 favorites]

Classic, thanks Tim!
posted by carter at 3:45 PM on March 6, 2013

And THAT, my friends, is why he's the Godfather of Soul.
posted by dry white toast at 7:39 PM on March 6, 2013 [1 favorite]

This is great. I haven't heard even an edited version of this since I wore out my Blues Brothers soundtrack cassette in my senior year of high school.
posted by ob1quixote at 9:26 PM on March 6, 2013 [1 favorite]

Beyond in the hope of salvation (take me to the bridge)!
posted by ersatz at 8:50 AM on March 7, 2013

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