James Brown Research Paper

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James Brown was born in 1933 and passed away in 2006. There is no denying the fact that he is the godfather of Soul, and he is the fabulous musician in of R&B and the founder of Funk, which is the type of music. Beside that, he also was being unique in many fields such as Rap, Hip-Hop and Disco etc. He recorded more than fifty albums, over 119single; the golden period of his music career was 60s’ to 70s’ of the twentieth century. His songs also had sense of landmark in the ethics sports. In 1965 and 1987, James Brown won Grammy awards, and was crowned the Grammy lifetime achievement award in 1992; he was one of the first selected masters of Rock and Roll hall of fame in 1986 (Rockhall.com.). James Brown, born in South Carolina, and lived in a poor family. At the age of 4, he was…show more content…
Because of the joined of James Brown, "the Gospel Starlighters" soon adjust career direction, from the Gospel songs to R&B song, the band also changed its name to "Famous Flames", and he became the soul of the band. On November 1, 1955, "the Famous Flames" in Georgia WIBB recorded Please Please Please "; In January 1956, located in Cincinnati King record companies and Famous Flames signed a cooperation agreement. Four months later, James album Please, Please, Please then enter the top 10 of R&B ranking. On October 1, 1958, James Brown, the first a sensational song "Try Me" and quickly became popular, and became the best-selling R&B, created the James 17 of the top pop songs of the next 20 years. Along the way, James Brown earn the titles just like Soul brother No.1, the sex machine, Mr. dynamite, the Heavyweight Champion of Soul, the Hardest Working Man in Show Business, the Funky President, that fitted him as well as any of his body hugging suits. There is no doubt that he was a legend (Hirshey,

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