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3 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot
There is no question, either before or after seeing "Get On Up," that James Brown was the hardest-working man in show business.
7 hrs ago | KURB-FM Little Rock
After conquering the charts with his hit "Wake Me Up," and trying his hand at reality TV by appearing as a mentor on The Voice , Aloe Blacc is now making his movie debut.
10 hrs ago | Press-Telegram
Artists to be Featured: BWB - Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum and Norman Brown, Boney James, Keiko Matsui, Eric Bent and The Ohio Players The Empress of Soul, Gladys Knight, has been R&B, soul, and jazz royalty for decades, garnering seven Grammys with hits such as " Train to Georgia."
14 hrs ago | This is The West Country
BEAUTIFULLY attired and pitch-perfect, the Bratislava Hot Serenaders from Slovakia left their crowd gobsmacked at Taunton 's Brewhouse Theatre last Tuesday.
18 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach
With Get on Up opening tonight movie audiences will be reintroduced to the hardest working man in show business, the Godfather of Soul, Mr. Dynamite, and yes, this is all the same person: Mr. James Brown.
Staff photo by Derrek Asberry Aiken resident John Winfield points himself out in a picture he took with James Brown back in the 1960s.
Wow, would you look at the baby blues on these two? Ewan McGregor and Maggie Gyllenhaal, the talented new stars of The Real Thing make a perfect pair in this promotional image for the new production.
A man who donated to a South Dakota museum a slightly damaged acoustic guitar played by Elvis Presley that is at the center of a custody battle insisted Thursday he had the right to give it away because he owned it.
Still, he agreed to play James Brown in the biopic of the Hardest Working Man in Show Business, "Get on Up."
James Brown stripped pop to its rhythmic essentials: the groove and the grunt, the bridge, and the scream.
The day before James Brown answered the door at his home in Beech Island, South Carolina in the summer of 2003, reporter Karen Fragala Smith had valiantly rustled up bus fare.
Reaganite. Al Sharpton mentor. Strom Thurmond worshipper. The soul-funk innovator had some complex and bizarre political views.
"We like to call it 'polyethnic Cajun slamgrass,'" he explained in a phone interview with the Mirror from his Colorado home.
Not only do you want to get up out of your seat to groove, but the lyrics and music feels like pure romance.
The tricky business of making movies about real-life musicians tends to best succeed in flicks about great performers or composers who died far too young.
Chadwick Boseman absolutely astounds when he's on stage performing as James Brown.
In a span of 13 days, the 28-year-old R&B singer/songwriter covered James Brown with Stevie Wonder in Los Angeles, opened for comedian Dave Chappelle in New York and spent Fourth of July on stage with Prince in New Orleans.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 09:47 pm
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