Illustrations
Fred Wesley Sr. 2
Fred Wesley Sr., Mrs. Vetta S. Wesley, Mrs. Janie Wesley Panting 3
Fred Wesley Sr.’s Downtown ‘‘White Gig’’ 7
The Rhythmic Sensations, 1947 8
Thaddeus Williams and Fred Wesley Jr., age 14 16
Mobile Bandmasters 19
Joe Lewis 23
Funk Brass Pioneer, Mack Johnson 39
Sergeant ‘‘Pete’’ Petracco 62
CWO Bob Edmonds 62
Tom Zale 62
Esteban Romero-Sepulveda 62
John Klink 65
Ray Lamier 65
Perry Parks 65
Hurricane Alice, me, and Spot 70
Mastersound 76
Ms. Gertrude Sanders 86
James Brown Band on the Road 87
In Our New Black and Proud Outfits 108
Clifford Solomon 118
Sam and the Goodtimers 120
Clifford and Me 121
Phelps ‘‘Catfish’’ Collins 134
Dave Matthews 136
Me and Bob Both 153
Ladies of the James Brown show 173
Surrounded by Africans 174
James Brown and my Daughters 188
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