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Apr 29, 2008
| ISBN 9780452289468
Apr 29, 2008
| ISBN 9781440637346
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Apr 29, 2008 | ISBN 9780452289468
Apr 29, 2008 | ISBN 9781440637346
Nelson George and Alan Leeds have assembled the first comprehensive collection of writings about the late, great Godfather of Soul, creating a fascinating mosaic of the man and the musician. Known as the hardest-working man in show business, James Brown embodied rhythm and blues, funk and soul, and sensuality. His musical innovations in such indelible grooves as “Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine,” “I Got You (I Feel Good),” and “Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag,” transformed American music.To appreciate Brown’s immeasurable influence, to chronicle his professional and personal triumphs and struggles, and to capture his essence, writers from four decades weigh in on the legendary Soul Brother Number One. What emerges is a tribute to a trailblazer—one that no dedicated fan or music history buff will want to be without.
Nelson George is the author of eight books, including Elevating the Game, The Death of Rhythm and Blues, Where Did… More about Nelson George
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