On the Move Longtime James Brown collaborator, bandleader, and songwriter Bobby Byrd offers galvanizing horn-peppered grooves that resemble vintage Brown funk on On the Move . His ravaged,… On the Move Longtime James Brown collaborator, bandleader, and songwriter Bobby Byrd offers galvanizing horn-peppered grooves that resemble vintage Brown funk on On the Move . His ravaged,… Bobby Byrd R&B
Music Review

On the Move

EW's GRADE
B

Details Lead Performance: Bobby Byrd; Genre: R&B

Longtime James Brown collaborator, bandleader, and songwriter Bobby Byrd offers galvanizing horn-peppered grooves that resemble vintage Brown funk on On the Move. His ravaged, straining voice occasionally drowns out the melodies, but that isn't a terrible liability once his funk juggernaut gets rolling. B

Originally posted Nov 25, 1994 Published in issue #250 Nov 25, 1994 Order article reprints