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Old 12-25-2006, 11:13 AM   #1
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The Godfather of soul has died.

James Brown passed yesterday from complications from pneumonia.
James Brown, the 'Godfather of Soul,' dies at 73 - CNN.com


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Old 12-25-2006, 12:21 PM   #2
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They will be gettin funky in Heaven tonight, R.I.P., james!

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Old 12-25-2006, 12:51 PM   #3
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I was so sorry to hear about James Brown who was referred as "The Godfather Of Soul" had died at 73. I read in the Los Angeles Times this morning.

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Old 12-25-2006, 03:07 PM   #4
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I was never a big fan of most of his music, but I did like "I feel good." That man sure could move!

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Old 12-25-2006, 05:48 PM   #5
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No more ugly police mugshots from him anymore.
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Old 12-26-2006, 02:48 AM   #6
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All of his mug shots were interesting, I'll say that. It makes me mad that he would hurt his wife, or anyone else. I pray that he set things right.
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Old 12-26-2006, 07:56 AM   #7
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I despised him as a person, but I loved him as a musician. It is a sad day for music.
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Old 12-26-2006, 10:32 AM   #8
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My husband works in the music industry and a few years ago we were at a music showcase in Chicago. The record rep wanted to know if we wanted tix to see James Brown at the House of Blues and to go backstage and meet him. I said "**** no" and my husband didn't want to go either. The record rep could not believe we'd pass up to meet the "hardest working man in show business". I was never into him, his music was just OK IMHO. Plus he was a drug user, criminal and wife beater.
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Old 12-26-2006, 05:40 PM   #9
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May he rest in peace.
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Old 12-26-2006, 05:48 PM   #10
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Is that where why we are getting all this wild weather in Colorado. They be dancin and grooving (okay, I know that dates me) in heaven and not paying attention to turning off the freezing fog and snow.

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