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James Brown
James Brown Live Hamburg 1973 1702730029.jpg
Brown performin in Hamburg, Germany, Februar 1973
Born James Joseph Brown, Jr.
3 Mey 1933(1933-05-03)
Barnwell, Sooth Carolina
Died December 25, 2006(2006-12-25) (aged 73)
Atlanta, Georgie
Cause o daith
Congestive heart failur complicatit bi pneumonia
Naitionality American
Ither names James Brown an the Famous Flames
Thrift
  • Sangster
  • sangwriter
  • record producer
  • dancer
  • baundleader
Hauf-marrae(s)
  • Tomi Rae Hynie
    (m. 2001; annulled 2004)
  • Adrienne Rodriguez
    (m. 1984; d. 1996)
  • Deidre Jenkins
    (m. 1970; div. 1981)
  • Velma Warren
    (m. 1953; div. 1969)
Childer 9, possibly 12 (see ablo)
Muisical career
Genres
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • organ
  • drums
  • harmonica
  • guitar
Years active
  • 1953–1988
  • 1991–2006
Labels
Associate acts
Wabsteid jamesbrown.com

James Joseph Brown[1] (Mey 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) wis an American sangster, sangwriter, record producer, dancer an baundleader. The creator o funk muisic an a major figur o 20t century popular muisic an dance, he is eften referred tae as the "Godfaither o Soul".[2] In a career that spanned sax decades, he influenced the development o several muisic genres.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. James Brown (1998). Notable Black American Men. Farmington Hills, Michigan: Thomson Gale (Document no. K1622000047). Retrieved January 12, 2007, from the Biography Resource Center database.
  2. Doran, John. "James Brown – 10 of the Best". The Guardian. The Guardian. Retrieved October 31, 2015. 
  3. Wiegand, D. (December 26, 2006). James Brown: 1933–2006 – Godfather of Soul Changed Music at Frenetic Pace. San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved January 10, 2007.