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James Brown

A consummate showman whose private life was as explosive as his legendary performances, this iconic hit-maker forever changed the sound of music. Born into poverty in the '30s, as a youth Brown spent time in jail for stealing before finding his calling as… (more)

Birth Name: James Joseph Brown Jr.

Birth Place: Barnwell, SC

Birthday: May 3, 1933, Taurus

Died: December 25, 2006

Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Actor

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Nick Lachey

The Winner Is Exclusive Sneak Peek: "Soul Man" Takes on "Girl On Fire"

It's a battle of soul this week on The Winner Is.In this exclusive sneak peek of Thursday's episode (9/8c, NBC), Jersey girl Alexa takes on James Brown-reincarnated James Chapelle. After the two acts finish their respective performances of Alicia Key… Read more

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Joss Stone On Performing With James Brown
02:06 — Singer-Songwriter Joss Stone talks about her somewhat unexpected performance with legendary artist James Brown.
The 2016 Candidates' First Concerts
01:29 — Jeb Bush's first concert was, wait for it, James Brown.
Producer Brian Grazer: I’m Black!
01:14 — Brian Grazer can’t stop talking about his upcoming movie about music legend James Brown, and when asked how he’s so hip on music, he says its cause he (more…)
Why Is Sgt. James Brown Dead?
08:30 — What happened to Sgt. James Brown? Nearly three years after his death, his family is left with lingering questions about the circumstances seen in a v (more…)

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Mon Aug 29 6:00pm
Holy Man FLIXe

Unholy mess about a spiritual mystery man named G. (Eddie Murphy) who is exploited by an ambitious TV producer (Jeff Goldblum) to boost ratings at a home-shopping channel. Kate: Kelly Preston. McBainbridge: Robert Loggia. Barry: Jon Cryer. Directed by Step (more…)

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Fri Sep 2 11:50am
The Pride of St. Louis FXM

Based on the career of baseball immortal Dizzy Dean (Dan Dailey). Joanne Dru, Richard Hylton. Paul: Richard Crenna. Horst: Hugh Sanders. Moose: James Brown. Harmon Jones directed.

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Fri Sep 2 10:30pm
Rocky IV AMC

Rocky Balboa goes up against a technologically trained Soviet named Ivan Drago after his one-time nemesis, Apollo Creed, is brutally slaughtered in the boxing ring during a lopsided exhibition match against the superhuman Russian boxer.

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Mallory Hytes Hagan
Miss New York Crowned the New Miss America

Miss New York Mallory Hytes Hagan was named the new Miss America Saturday in Las Vegas. Miss South C…

Marva Whitney
Marva Whitney, James Brown Revue Singer, Dies

Marva Whitney, who sang in the James Brown Revue and was known as Brown's Soul Sister No. 1, has die…

Solomon Burke
Soul Singer Solomon Burke Dies at 70

Solomon Burke, a soul music pioneer and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee whose songs blended soul…

Chris Colfer
Glee Surpasses the Beatles for Most Billboard Hot 100 Chart Entries

Twist and shout, Gleeks! Glee surpassed the Beatles in the Billboard record books Wednesday, breakin…

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  • Birth Name: James Joseph Brown Jr.
  • Birth Place: Barnwell, SC
  • Birthday: May 3, 1933, Taurus
  • Died: December 25, 2006
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Actor

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