James Brown - Reality
Funk / Soul
Label: Polydor ‎– PD 6039, Polydor ‎– 2391 164
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Monarch Pressing
Country: US
Date of released: 1974
Category: Funk / Soul
Style: Soul, Funk
Genre: Funk / Soul
Musician: James Brown
Album's title: Reality
Rating: 4.9
Votes: 404
MP3 version ZIP archive size: 1337 mb
FLAC version ZIP archive size: 1659 mb
Other formats: VOC MP1 AHX AA VQF TTA DTS

James Brown - Reality

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A1 Reality 4:14
A2 Funky President (People It's Bad) 4:01
A3 Further On Up The Road 3:47
A4 Check Your Body 4:04
A5 Don't Fence Me In 3:26
B1 All For One 6:09
B2 I'm Broken Hearted 4:09
B3 The Twist 3:53
B4 Who Can I Turn To 4:02

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Sound Ideas Studios
  • Recorded At – A&R Studios
  • Mixed At – Sound Ideas Studios
  • Copyright (c) – Polydor Incorporated
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Polydor Incorporated
  • Manufactured By – Polydor Incorporated
  • Record Company – Polydor Incorporated
  • Mastered At – Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs
  • Pressed By – Monarch Record Mfg. Co. – △19604


  • Arranged By – Dave Matthews (tracks: B3), Fred Wesley (tracks: A1 to B2, B4), James Brown (tracks: A1 to B2, B4)
  • Engineer – Bob Both
  • Engineer [Assistant] – David Stone, Major*
  • Illustration – Don Brautigam
  • Mastered By – SJR*
  • Producer – James Brown
  • Supervised By [Production Supervision] – Bob Both, Fred Wesley


This version is the Monarch (MO) pressing variation. It can be identified by the labels and by the pressing plant's logo stamp in the runout grooves.

Recorded & mixed at Sound Ideas "Studio A" N.Y.C.
Additional recording at A & R Studios, N.Y.C.

A James Brown Production
James Brown—The Godfather Of Soul
James Brown—Minister Of New Super Heavy Funk

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): (PD 6039-A)
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): (PD 6039-B)
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A hand-etched + MR stamp): POLYDOR PD 6039-A-S (1 in a circle) F/W NYC SJR MR (In a circle) SJR △19604
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B hand-etched + MR stamp): POLYDOR PD 6039-B-S (1 in a circle) F/W NYC SJR MR (In a circle) △19604-X

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
PD 6039, 2391 164 James Brown Reality ‎(LP, Album, Mon) Polydor, Polydor PD 6039, 2391 164 US 1974
PD 6039 James Brown Reality ‎(LP, Album, RE) Polydor PD 6039 US Unknown
PD 6039, 2391 164 James Brown Reality ‎(LP, Album) Polydor, Polydor PD 6039, 2391 164 US 1974
EL-020 James Brown Reality ‎(LP, Album) Eny EL-020 Taiwan 1974
30.166 James Brown Reality ‎(LP, Album) Polydor 30.166 Venezuela 1975

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