James Joseph Brown (Mey 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) wis an American sangster, sangwriter, record producer, dancer an baundleader. The creator o funk muisic an a major figur o 20t century popular muisic an dance, he is eften referred tae as the "Godfaither o Soul". In a career that spanned sax decades, he influenced the development o several muisic genres.
Brown performin in Hamburg, Germany, Februar 1973
|Born||James Joseph Brown, Jr.|
3 Mey 1933
Barnwell, Sooth Carolina
|Died||25 December 2006 (aged 73)|
Cause o daith
|Congestive heart failur complicatit bi pneumonia|
|Ither names||James Brown an the Famous Flames|
|Childer||9, possibly 12 (see ablo)|
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