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Bad news on Christmas Day.

CNN just ran the story as I was flipping through the channels. May the Godfather of Soul rest in peace.

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(edited by Leroy on 25.12.06 0020)


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I'm not very knowledgeable with his work but it seems like his was a life of a lot of highs and lows. A pretty big talent that wasn't expected. 73 years old isn't really that old.
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    "....I want you to know: regardless of the success and popularity, I'm still a Soul Brother. And to each and every one that come to see and hear the show... I want you to know that I'll never forget what I come from, where I come from, where I am today, and who put me there...you. Thank you very much." - James Brown, Say it Live and Loud: Live in Dallas 08.26.68


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Sad to hear this news yesterday. A true American music icon, who will be missed. SNL parodies, and imitations over the years have made a lot of people forget just how great he really was.

He may have had his problems in his personal life, but who hasn't?



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May you rest in peace, James. Thanks for the memories.

As a side note: I bought tickets to his concert that was to happen in January here in Vancouver. I was very excited, because I heard he put on a dynamite show.

(edited by Oliver on 26.12.06 1340)


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That really is a bummer. He was quite the showman.



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