Posts Tagged ‘The Godfather of Soul’

Radical Discipline: James Brown bio gets on The One

Written by City Arts on . Posted in Arts & Film

By John Lingan Of course James Brown’s 1986 autobiography, The Godfather of Soul, begins outrageously: “I wasn’t supposed to be alive…I was a stillborn kid.” It’s a contradiction and a medical impossibility, but no bother. When Brown died on Christmas Day 2006, aged 73, he’d played more than 80 shows in the preceding year, many [&hellip
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