Live at the Apollo is the first live album by James Brown and the Famous Flames, recorded at the Apollo Theater in Harlem and released in by King Records. Live at the Apollo is the first live album by James Brown and the Famous Flames, recorded at the Apollo Theater in. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about James Brown - James Brown Live At The Apollo at Discogs. Complete your James Brown collection. Having failed to convince the head of his label, King Records, to record and release the performance as a live album, James Brown, a man who was famously wise. Vinyl pressing of Live At The Apollo by James Brown and The Famous Flames, recorded at the Apollo Theater in Harlem on the night of October Editorial Reviews. Two music icons, James Brown and the Apollo Theater, both steeped in rich history and community, bringing out the best in each other. Listen to James Brown Live At The Apollo, on Spotify. James Brown & The Famous Flames · Album · · 11 songs. James Brown's seminal 'Live At The Apollo' is in the Grammy Hall of Fame and is widely regarded as one of the truly great live records. Recorded five years after Brown's Live At The Apollo album, this disc finds the Godfather of Soul returning to that venerable New York theatre. Medley: I Found Someone / Why Do You Do Me Like You Do / I Want You So Bad (Live At The Apollo Theater//Single Mix).