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James Brown - The godfather of soul - RIP

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James Brown - Rest In Peace

James Brown, the dynamic, pompadoured "Godfather of Soul," whose rasping vocals and revolutionary rhythms made him a founder of rap, funk and disco as well, died early Monday, his agent said. He was 73.

Brown was hospitalized with pneumonia at Emory Crawford Long Hospital on Sunday and died around 1:45 a.m. Monday, said his agent, Frank Copsidas of Intrigue Music. Longtime friend Charles Bobbit was by his side, he said.

Copsidas said Brown's family was being notified of his death and that the cause was still uncertain. "We really don't know at this point what he died of," he said.

We'll publish a tribute mix later today in memory of our Papa James.


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FrenchFunkateerUnion FrenchFunkateerUnion ·  26 December 2006, 06:02

Doin it to death ... did it to death ...
RIP Godfather !!

SpaceCowboy SpaceCowboy ·  15 January 2007, 16:25

He was the king....
His sound will never be the same !

brown brown ·  15 July 2007, 12:24

We remember him with faith he was a nice man but he had to leave us so R.I.P ,JAMES BROWN ... and wat killed him i wonder...........

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