James Brown (I) (1933–2006)

Soundtrack | Actor | Composer


  • James Brown in The Blues Brothers (1980)
  • Muhammad Ali and James Brown in When We Were Kings (1996)
  • Johnny Carson and James Brown in The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962)
  • James Brown in Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown (2014)
  • James Brown in Soul Power (2008)
  • James Brown in Soul Power (2008)

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Mentioned in the hit song "Genius of Love" by Tom Tom Club.


I would like to pass on the want to do something. The need is there. Good lyrics are good things, but I would like to pass on that drive, that vigorous undying determination.


Cape -- in nearly every performance, James Brown would fall to his knees and a member of his entourage would come onstage and place a cape around his shoulders. He would then feign recovery only to fall onto his knees again - after doing this a ...


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James Joseph Brown

Barnwell, South Carolina, USA


(age 73)
Atlanta, Georgia, USA


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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