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The ultimate collection

James Brown (performer)
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Title
The ultimate collection
Performer
James Brown 1933-2006
Publisher
Universal Music, 2016
2 cd's
Playing time
01:55:11
EAN
0600753707388
CDR
JK218815
Placing suggestion
78 - Pop (NBLC) P4 - Populaire muziek Engels (Flemish music schema)

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More than 5 times in Flemish libraries

About James Brown

James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter, dancer, musician, record producer and bandleader. The central progenitor of funk music and a major figure of 20th-century music, he is often referred to by the honorific nicknames "Godfather of Soul", "Mr. Dynamite", and "Soul Brother No. 1". In a career that lasted over 50 years, he influenced the development of several music genres. Brown was one of the first ten inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at its inaugural induction in New York on January 23, 1986.

Brown began his career as a gospel singer in Toccoa, Georgia. He came to national public attention in the mid-1950s as the lead singer of the Famous Flames, a rhythm and blues vocal group founded by Bobby Byrd. With the hit ballads "Please, Please, Please" and "Try Me", Brown built a reputation as a tireless live performer with the Famous Flames and his backing band, sometimes kn…Read more on Wikipedia