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JAMES BROWN the Godfather of Soul

JAMES BROWN, BRUCE TUCKER'

Published by SIDGWICK & JACKSON LTD, 1987
ISBN 10: 0283994827 / ISBN 13: 9780283994821
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Title: JAMES BROWN the Godfather of Soul

Publisher: SIDGWICK & JACKSON LTD

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Edition: 1st Edition...

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1ST UK EDITION,10363 Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 1061A

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Synopsis: James Brown tells his own story, just as he plays his music: loud, proud and soulful. From his dirt-poor childhood in an Augusta brothel to wealth and world fame and his recent incarceration, James Brown takes a unique look behind the closed doors of poverty, segregation, politics and the music industry. With brilliant anecdotes about Little Richard, Elvis, Tina Turner, Otis Redding, Tammi Terrell, Michael Jackson, and many others, plus a new updated introduction and epilogue and an exhaustive discography.

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

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