James Brown - Live At The Apollo 12 inch
Live at the Apollo was recorded on the night of October 24, 1962 at Brown's own expense. Brown's record label, King Records, originally opposed releasing the album, believing that a live album featuring no new songs would not be profitable. The label finally relented under pressure from Brown and his manager Bud Hobgood. To King's surprise, Live at the Apollo was an amazingly rapid seller. MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer cited "Live at the Apollo" as the inspiration to "Kick Out the Jams".