This song was written and recorded by James Brown in 1965. It was released as a two-part single. It reached number eight on the Billboard chart and number one on the R&B chart. It went to number twenty-five on the UK Singles chart. The song has also been recorded by The McCoys, Quincy Jones And His Orchestra, and Otis Redding among others. The Beatles played the song during the Let It Be sessions in 1969.