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The great arranger Belford "Sinky" Hendricks wrote the arrangement for Part 1. The song became an unofficial anthem of the Black Power movement. In the song, Brown addresses the prejudice Ζαρντινιέρα Ιλεγκάλ - Maraveyas Ilegál - Welcome To Greece blacks in Americaand the need for black empowerment. The song's call-and-response chorus is performed by a group of young children, who respond to Brown's command of "Say it loud" with "I'm black and I'm proud!
The song's opening exhortation, "With your bad self", is an example of linguistic reappropriationand added a new entry to Brown's long list of nicknames : "His Bad Self.
In it was ranked number on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the greatest songs of all time. A Celebration of Black Music in America. A few performers have recorded cover versions of the song, including jazz saxophonist Lou Donaldson on his album Say It Loud! However, the recitation is only audible when the track is played at a high volume.
The song is referenced in an episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel-AirSay It Loud (Im Black And Im Proud) - Chuck D Featuring Kyle Jason by Black Power protests, Will, the African-American male lead attempts to hold a protest ironically, Will and his cousin Carlton are the only black people in the room to get a popular teacher reinstated, he inspires "Cornflake", a white fellow student, who stands up and shouts passionately "Fight the Power Will! Sing it loud, I'm black and I'm proud", to which Will replies "See, my man Conflake's got the spirit.
He's a little confused but he's got the spirit". From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. James Brown Alfred Ellis. Record Research. In Star Time pp. New York: PolyGram Records. Interviews, Roots Of Doo Wop. Archived from the original on Retrieved The Devil's Music. Da Capo Press. James Brown singles. Dakeyne] " " Funk on Ah Roll " Hidden categories: Articles with hAudio microformats. Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history.
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