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It's a Man's Man's Man's World (7:32)

"It's a Man's Man's Man's World" is a song by James Brown and Betty Jean Newsome. Brown recorded it on February 16, 1966 in a New York studio and released it as a single later that year. It reached #1 on the Billboard Top R&B Singles charts and #8 in the Billboard Hot 100. The song became a staple of Brown's live shows.

The song's lyrics attribute all of the productive work that goes on in the world to the… read more

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This is a man's world, this is a man's world
But it wouldn't be nothing, nothing without a woman or a girl

You see, man made the cars to take us over the road

James Brown - It's a Man's Man's Man's World Lyrics


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  • Legendary song
  • ❤☆҉‿↗⁀☆҉❤☆҉‿↗⁀☆҉❤❤☆҉‿↗ ❤☆҉‿↗⁀☆҉❤☆҉‿↗⁀☆҉❤❤☆҉‿↗ Wonderful!!!!!!
  • lOve.
  • didn't Cher do this song?
  • R.I.p godfather of soul!
  • I just want to listen to it all the time.
  • Saw him in Atlanta one night years ago, we were two Q-tips in a coal been. But we never feared and loved the show. Being two white people at a J.B. concert in 1967was one of my best times.
  • The live version of this on Apollo Volume II is one of the most hilarious examples of mass-influence I've heard. And nineteen minutes long!

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