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The Payback

Lyrics

Hey! Gotta gotta payback! (The big payback)
Revenge! I'm mad (the big payback)
Got to get back! Need some get back! Pay Back! (the big payback)
That's it! Payback! Revenge!
full lyrics
Hey! Gotta gotta payback! (The big payback)
Revenge! I'm mad (the big payback)
Got to get back! Need some get back! Pay Back! (the big payback)
That's it! Payback! Revenge!
full lyrics

Features of This Track

classic soul qualities
flat out funky grooves
a subtle use of vocal harmony
mild rhythmic syncopation
groove based composition
repetitive melodic phrasing
extensive vamping
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
minor key tonality
a vocal-centric aesthetic
electric guitar riffs
an emotional male lead vocal performance
a gravelly male vocalist
the subtle use of a horn section
subtle use of strings
prominent percussion
angry lyrics

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Only the best!
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capricorn466 7
Still the best ever!! I saw James Brown perform live at the National Guard Armory in Daytona Beach, Florida when I was in high school (I'm 70 years old). I was so in awe and proud of this strong Black man. We were experiencing segregation and discriminati o n in Florida at that time. I will never forget him.
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TIMELESS SOUL!!!
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The one and only GODFATHER OF SOUL, Mr. Dynamite, Mr. James Brown! You better get ready for the big payback!!!!
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I just can't keep a straight face when he says he's mad...
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I'm mad, lmao
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Godfather of Soul! Born in Gary, Indiana (me) We love soul!
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Paxploitatio n Blimps.
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The payback. ...
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The best in my time
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Stands true today. So we better get up and get ready for the BIG PAYBACK. !!!!
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jmjinvestmen t s
Way too funky!!
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Yea,well me & brown share s**t incommon.... We like getting even with motherfuckka s . . . . . . l o l
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naturally.gi m b y a
Good music....
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This man knew how to arrange a song! He was very demanding of his band mates!
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There will never be another James Brown, they broke the mold once the God father was born. If it had not been for him people like Elvis Presley wouldn't have shined so bright.....
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The man
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Best song ever
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"I don't know karate, but I know ca-razy!!!"
That's some classic s**t right there, along with Papa Don't Take No Mess one of James HARDEST hitting grooves... Lovin it!!!!!!!!!!
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sold me out for chicken change?
take dem kids and raise em up!
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shipping034
that black son of a gun is funky
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THE BEST JAMES BROWN SONG EVER
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