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  1. Cobb County jury convicts man for helping girlfriend stealRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | MyFoxAtlanta

    ... scandal say their client is still too sick to stand trial. A reporter covering the fight over soul singer James Brown's estate has been ordered to tell a court how she obtained a diary from Brown's widow. A reporter covering the fight over soul ...

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  2. Judge orders reporter to reveal details in James Brown caseRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A journalist covering the fight over soul singer James Brown's estate was ordered Friday to tell a court how she obtained a diary from Brown's widow. A judge issued a restraining order telling journalist Sue Summer to not publish anything from the diary, which she said was sent to her anonymously.

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  3. Eddie Murphy Returning to SNL for First Time Since 1984Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | IGN

    ... will be the first time I've been back since I left." Murphy became an instant hit on SNL with his portrayals of James Brown, a grown-up Buckwheat (from Little Rascals), Mr. Robinson (a parody of Mr. Rogers) and Gumby.

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  4. What is your favorite Eddie Murphy 'Saturday Night Live' sketch?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NJ.com

    ... four-year tenure yielded a plethora of memorable sketches and characters -- from Little Richard Simmons and "James Brown Celebrity Hot Tub" to adult Buckwheat and "Mr. Robinson's Neighborhood." We want to know which Eddie Murphy sketch is your ...

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  5. Funk's Maceo Parker At Infinity HallRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    You could take any decade of saxophonist/vocalist Maceo Parker's career and say it was well-spent. In the 1960s, Parker held down the sax chair for James Brown.

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  6. Eddie Murphy to appear on 'SNL'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... from Little Rascals ; Mr. Robinson, a spoof of Mr. Rogers; and Gumby ("I'm Gumby, dammit!"). He also did a mean James Brown, dipping his toe into a hot tub in a classic skit while screeching up a storm.

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  7. Overtones Back With New Album and TourRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

    ... on both sides of the Atlantic like 'Ready Steady Go' and 'The Tami Show' launched such era-defining artists as James Brown, The Temptations, Jerry Lee Lewis and The Supremes. "They're all classic songs which ruled the airwaves," says Timmy Matley. ...

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  8. Best new movies and videos for week of Jan. 26: The WatchlistRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    ... of the new millennium. channels the Godfather of Funk in all his gaudy glory in this impressionistic look at James Brown. The nonlinear storytelling nicely compliments the frenetic performances. plays Robyn, the ultimate introvert who embarks on a ...

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  9. James Brown's widow entitled to half of estateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News 12 WRDW

    A 46 page judgment on a controversial court case all boils down to a few words, 'Tommie Rae Brown is the surviving spouse of James Brown.' The decision could mean the end of a legal battle over the Godfather of Soul's estate.

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  10. Blues at the Crossroads features landmark soul hits from the '50s and '60sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Davis Enterprise

    ... took over the AM radio airwaves. Among the tunes are several that were made famous by now-departed artists like James Brown, Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield and others (as well as a few associated with Aretha ...

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  11. James Brown Will Dispute: Was He Legally Married When He Died?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | FindLaw

    James Brown, the Godfather of Soul, died in 2006, but a legal battle over his estate has been going on ever since. Brown's will left his entire estate to a charitable trust , leaving nothing to the woman he married in 2001, Tommie Rae Hynie.

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  12. Soul Sister's Krewe of King James to March Sat., Jan. 31 in Krewe...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WWOZ

    ... in the name of Soul Brother #1," she says. The KKJ's 2015 theme is "Funky Side of Town," named after a song on James Brown's 1972 album Get on the Good Foot. In addition to marching to James Brown's music in Krewe Delusion, lucky paradegoers will ...

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  13. BBC 6 Music Festival in Newcastle: Act Profiles- Neneh CherryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chronicle Live

    ... later Neneh was back in the top 10 single and album charts with Man and its lead single Woman, a re-working of James Brown classic It's a Man's Man's Man's World. Only last year she released another album, Blank Project and has revealed plans to ...

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  14. List of past Super Bowl halftime show, national anthem performers through the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Post-Standard

    ... Brothers Bash" featuring Dan Akroyd, John Goodman and James Belushi; also featuring "The Godfather of Soul" James Brown and ZZ Top "A Tribute to Motown's 40th Anniversary" including Boyz II Men, Smokey Robinson, Queen Latifah, Martha Reeves and The ...

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  15. Words on Music: James Brown breaks out in a a Cold SweataRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... beat the opening bell. Driving to school was great - leaving the car for class was not great. I bought my first James Brown album featuring “Cold Sweat” at the Northland Mall, north of Detroit. My high school friends had also tuned ...

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  16. AG loses another public records fight in James Brown caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    A tenacious Newberry reporter was feeling good - and a little anxious - as she awaited the delivery of a package of documents that could provide answers to a question she's been trying to answer for two years: Why did the state attorney general meddle in the estate of legendary soul singer James Brown?

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  17. Chadwick Boseman Is Proud to Be James BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Santa Barbara Independent

    This year's model Academy Awards controversy revolved around the whiteness of its nominees. In particular, critics from Rolling Stone to Time complained that Selma star David Oyelowo wasn't even nominated for his stirring work as Martin Luther King Jr. But before there was Selma, there was a more amazing performance in the biopic Get on Up , which featured an astonishing turn by a young black actor named Chadwick Boseman, who plays James Brown like a sex machine, navigating choreographed splits and a richly detailed tale of a performer with an astounding ego and a troubling life formed in a crucible of deep Southern poverty.

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  18. The CBCMusic.ca festival comes back to TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | CBC News

    ... Patrick Watson - This singer-songwriter and his band have performed with The Dears, The Stills, Philip Glass and James Brown. They are Juno Award-winners and Polaris Prize Award winners. With four albums on their resumA , the band is currently ...

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  19. Live gigs in Canberra this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Age

    ... Clairy Browne and the Bangin' Rackettes, Saskwatch, the Cactus Channel and international trombone deity and James Brown sideman Fred Wesley. The SoundOut Festival is back for its 6th year bringing you the continuation of the incredible bristling ...

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  20. How Mystikal Linked Up With Mark RonsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | City Pages

    ... Mystikal landed "on the one" and began the ascension that his influences have hinted at for years of wearing the James Brown crown. It's that same 2015 James Brown-inspired energy that Mystikal brings to Ronson's "Feel Right." While the former Amy ...

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