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I've outdone anyone you can name -- Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, Strauss. Irving Berlin, he wrote 1,001 tunes. I wrote 5,500. - James Brown

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Surprise, "Guardians Of The Galaxy" Is About To Take The Weekend Box Office, By A LOT

3rd August 2014 -

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Yes, hello, Guardians of the Galaxy is blowing up this weekend’s box office. In other news, the Earth is round (well, it’s an oblate spheroid, according to Wikipedia) and ice cream tastes good. But back...

Reviews Round-Up: Critics Fall For The James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up'

1st August 2014 -

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The story of American funk, soul and dance legend James Brown is set to be portrayed on the big screen Brown’s music is some of the most influential in the pop era.Chadwick Boseman (r) plays...

Chadwick Boseman Faced A Challenge With James Brown Portrayal, Will He Reap The Benefits Come Awards Season?

1st August 2014 -

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The reviews are in – Chadwick Boseman makes a star turn as James Brown in Get On Up. Judging by the GIFs, he’s definitely got the moves and critics say he’s got the presence as...

Chadwick Boseman Was Hesitant About Starring In The James Brown Biopic "Get On Up"

27th July 2014 -

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Chadwick Boseman is quickly becoming Hollywood’s go-to man to portray cultural and historical icons. After playing baseball legend Jackie Robinson in 42, the 32-year-old actor is now in the role of James Brown in Universal...

Dan Aykroyd Joins Arrivals For The NY 'Get On Up' Premiere - Part 3

25th July 2014 -

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'Get On Up' stars Jill Scott and Dan Aykroyd with his wife Donna Dixon were among arrivals at the movie's premiere held at The Apollo Theater in New York. The actors star as DeeDee Brown...

Bobby Byrd Brings Family To 'Get On Up' NY Premiere - Part 1

25th July 2014 -

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R&B singer Bobby Byrd and his family were among arrivals at the New York premiere for James Brown biopic 'Get On Up' held at The Apollo Theater. The movie has been directed by Tate Taylor...

Mick Jagger Spotted Among 'Get On Up' Production Crew At The NY Premiere - Part 2

25th July 2014 -

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Rolling Stones star Mick Jagger was seen posing alongside Victoria Pearman, with whom he worked on the production of James Brown biopic 'Get On Up', and director Tate Taylor at the movie's New York premiere...

'Get On Up' Star Tika Sumpter Looking Glamorous At The NY Premiere - Part 4

25th July 2014 -

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The cast and crew were spotted among the many arrivals on the red carpet at the New York premiere for James Brown biopic 'Get On Up'; among them included stars Tika Sumpter and Brandon Mychal...

Chadwick Boseman To Play The Godfather of Funk & Soul, James Brown

27th August 2013 -

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Universal and Imagine Entertainment finally have their leading man: Chadwick Boseman will play the legendary James Brown in their upcoming biopic. The ‘42’ star will begin filming under Tate Taylor, who is directing the movie.Boseman...

Dave Grohl's 'Sound City' Brings Light To A Usually Backlit Piece Of Recording History

1st February 2013 -

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Dave Grohl has entered middle age, and as such it is time for the Foo Fighters frontman to branch out away from music as is the norm for the rock elite. With Sound City, Grohl...

Mick Jaggers' Love Letters Prove A Valuable Asset For His Secret Girl

14th December 2012 -

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Rock and Roll Icon Mick Jagger wrote a bunch of love letters back in the 60's, and, with The Rolling Stones recent, and very well publicized tour, they've fetched a whopping £187,250.Written in Australia,...

Bob Dylan and Paul McCartney Songs Among Grammy Hall Of Fame List

22nd November 2012 -

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Bob Dylan and Paul McCartney are amongst the artists to have songs inducted into the Grammy Museum’s Hall of Fame in 2013. Dylan has ‘the Times They Are A Changin’’ up for the honour and...

The Grammy Hall of Fame List for 2013 Marks Its 40th Year

21st November 2012 -

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Since 1973, the Grammys have been inducting particular recordings that have stood the test of time into their hall of fame. The list doesn't only include music and one of the most famous hall of...

A Tribute To Dick Clark - Stevie Wonder Leads The Honours At the AMAs

20th November 2012 -

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At Sunday night's (November 18) American Music Awards, Stevie Wonder paid tribute to the late Dick Clark, the former presenter of American Bandstand.Clark passed away in April, aged 82 and Stevie said that he was...

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I am now 55 years old.Even as a liitle boy he convicedme that it was ok to be black and proud.Jesus Christ and James Brown have been my chemo when it come to my fight with cancer these last nine years.JAMES BROWN,MAGIC Johnson and MALCOLM X ALSO Jackie ROBINSON are the brothers that Jesus as used to really bless me.Iwant to take this time to say thanks!!

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james brown performance at the sundome in sun city was outstanding,i loved every minute of it .he is still a very great performer.he had a constant standing ovation all night long .the only thing i didnt like is that it had to end.james you are wonderful,beautiful,the best!!!!!i even got a hand shake,i didnt even want to wash my hand.i am very much looking forward to james coming back to arizona.i wish you peace and happiness all the rest of your days and may god be with you.by the way the concert was 10/9/06 a day i will never forget.i will always be gratful for getting a front roll seat center stage,so i could see my idol eye to eye.keep up the good work,with all my love marva.

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