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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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Everybody Hates Chris - James Brown?
02:14 — Check out Chris in full James Brown mode! http://www.cbs.com
Don't be a smartphone jerk
04:46 — As we use smart phones to stay more connected, it seems many of use have become, well, jerks to the people around us. Rebecca Jarvis and James Brown s (more…)
Richie Incognito, Jonathan Martin relationship "unorthodox," Brown says
02:09 — CBS News special correspondent James Brown, host of "The NFL Today," talks about the ongoing Miami Dolphins scandal with the "CBS This Morning" co-hos (more…)
Team James Brown
04:21 — The men of DWTS bring the funk.

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Tue May 31 3:30am
Objective, Burma! TCM

World War II paratroopers drop behind enemy lines, where they are hellbent on destroying a Japanese radar station in Burma. After the completion of their mission, they must undertake a grueling trek on foot through Japanese-held jungle to reach safety.

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Tue May 31 7:00pm
The Blues Brothers SUNDe

Two soul-singing brothers are sent on a "mission from God" to raise $5000 to save a Chicago orphanage. On their fund-raising tour de force, they encounter a multitude of mishaps and mayhem.

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Sat Jun 4 1:25pm
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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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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