JAMES BROWN the Godfather of Soul
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1ST UK EDITION,10363 Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 1061A
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Review: The autobiography Godfather of Soul was originally published before James Brown's late-'80s brushes with the law, so those looking for the man's thoughts on his drug problems and subsequent incarceration will walk away empty-handed. Seekers after the fine blend of social responsibility, cranked-up ego, and pronouncements on his own music and its place in the world, however, will be amply rewarded. Fascinating tidbits--from the claim that Elvis Presley once hoped to record with the JBs to the story of being able to find only white and Asian kids in a last-minute recruiting effort for the shout-along on "Say It Loud--I'm Black and I'm Proud"--abound. But you probably guessed as much of the auteur of "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag," Live at the Apollo, and "Santa Claus Go Straight to the Ghetto." --Rickey Wright
Title: JAMES BROWN the Godfather of Soul
Publisher: SIDGWICK & JACKSON LTD
Publication Date: 1987
Book Condition: New
Edition: 1st Edition..
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