James Brown

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James Brown was an American singer and musician born in 1933 in Barnwell, South Carolina. His nickname was The Godfather of Soul and he initially gained fame as the lead signer of the group The Famous Flames. Brown eventually embarked on a solo career and released albums such as Sex Machine, Live at the Apollo, Star Time, In the Jungle Groove, The Payback, Hell, and Get on the Good Foot. Brown’s most popular songs include I Got You, It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World, Please, Please, Please, Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag, and Say It Loud – I’m Black and I’m Proud. He attained awards such as multiple Grammy Awards, a BET Lifetime Achievement Award, an American Music Award of Merit, and a Kennedy Center Honors Award. In 1986, Brown was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Brown died in 2006 from congestive heart failure in Atlanta, Georgia.

26 Jan, 2014

Wins Grammy

Grammy

grammy_2014_butchvig_650_7Grohl,  Vig, and  Brown, win the Grammy for Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media for Sound City:Real to Reel. Vig:

I am lucky. When you work with those drummers, they make the recording process easier and fun because they’re really good.

 

24 Feb, 1987

Wins Grammy

Grammy

Brown wins the Grammy for Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male for Living In America.

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