James Brown

Written by on May 3, 2019

3rd May 1933, Born on this day, James Brown 'Soul Brother No.1', (1966 US No.8 and UK No.13 single 'It's A Man's World', 1986 UK No.5 single 'Living In America', 1963 album 'Live At The Apollo'). Brown demanded extreme discipline from his musicians and dancers, and had the practice of assessing fines on members of his band who broke his rules, such as wearing un-shined shoes, dancing out of sync or showing up late on stage. Brown died on 25th Dec 2006 at the age of 73. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/stairway-to-hea…/james-brown/

James Brown

On 19th July 1989, James Brown changed accommodations behind bars after $40,000 in cash and cheques was discovered in his minimum-security cell. The former 'Soul Brother Number One' was at the time known as inmate

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