Mr. Dynamite: The Rise Of James Brown

Mick Jagger produced this profile of singer James Brown (1933-2006) that features material from his estate's archives; focuses on his music and social activism; and includes remarks by his bandmates, including Maceo Parker and Clyde Stubblefield, contemporaries, members of his inner circle and admirers.

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First Look: HBO's Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown Highlights the Music Legend's Activism

Papa's got a brand new documentary. HBO's Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown chronicles the singer's journey from his early days at the Apollo Theater to his height as the Godfather of Soul. Oscar winner Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side) directe… Read more

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  • Premise: Mick Jagger produced this profile of singer James Brown (1933-2006) that features material from his estate's archives; focuses on his music and social activism; and includes remarks by his bandmates, including Maceo Parker and Clyde Stubblefield, contempor… (more)

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