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Brown, James 1933-2006

Works: 1,896 works in 4,072 publications in 4 languages and 47,295 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary films  Soul music  Nonfiction films  Drama  Popular music  Comedy films  Musical films  Funk (Music)  Biographies 
Roles: Performer, Author, Actor, Singer, Composer, Interviewee, Instrumentalist, Musician, Lyricist, Other, Director, Arranger, Producer, Production personnel, Author of screenplay, Conductor, Originator, Collector, Creator, Artist, Narrator
Classifications: ML420.B818, B
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by James Brown
The Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )

32 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Jake Blues is released from prison, he and brother Elwood go to visit the old home where they were raised by nuns. They learn the church is no longer supporting the institution and will sell the place to the education authority. The only way to keep the place open is if the $5000 tax on the property is paid within the next 11 days. The brothers want to help and decide to put their blues band back together and raise the the money by staging a big show. As they set off on their "mission from god" they seem to make more enemies than friends along the way
When we were kings by Leon Gast( Visual )

30 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on Mohammad Ali at the time of the famous "Rumble in the Jungle" match with George Forman in Zaire
Monkey business by Black Eyed Peas( Recording )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Black Eyed Peas keep the party going with Monkey Business. Once again the band combines hip-hop beats with catchy pop hooks. Included are the hits Don't Phunk With My Heart; Don't Lie; and My Humps
Legends, icons & rebels : music that changed the world by Robbie Robertson( Recording )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to more than two dozen legendary music artists who significantly influenced the landscape of music for generations to come, from Ray Charles and Bob Dylan to Chuck Berry and Johnny Cash
20 all-time greatest hits by James Brown( Recording )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathered on one disc are 20 of the greatest hits from the Godfather of Soul, James Brown
When we were kings : the untold story of The rumble in the jungle( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on Mohammad Ali at the time of the famous 1974 "Rumble in the Jungle" match with George Foreman in Kinshasa, Zaire (now Democratic Republic of the Congo). Includes footage of the Zaire '74 music festival featuring some of the top African American performers of the era, including James Brown and B.B. King
T.A.M.I. show : teenage awards music international( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the Swinging '60s to America with the first concert movie of the rock era, and captures such superstars as the Rolling Stones, James Brown, Chuck Berry, the Beach Boys, Marvin Gaye, and many other Motown and British Invasion acts in their early prime. Includes commentary, radio spots, and booklet
Soul power by Jeffrey Lévy-Hinte( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1974 the most celebrated American R&B acts of the time came together with the most renowned musical groups in Southern Africa for a 12-hour, three-night concert held in Kinshasa, Zaire. The music festival became a reality when Hugh Masekela and Stewart Levine convinced boxing promoter Don King to combine the event with the 'Rumble in the Jungle,' the epic fight between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman
Blues Brothers 2000 by John Landis( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and German and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen years after the Brothers' original "mission from God", Elwood Blues (Dan Aykroyd) gets out of prison and discovers that much has changed in the time he's been away. His partner, Jake, is gone, his band is no longer together and the orphanage where he grew up has been demolished. Elwood soon realizes that he must embark on a whole new mission - to reassemble the old band, this time with the help of a soulful bartender (John Goodman), compete at Queen Moussette's (Erykah Badu) Battle of the Bands and set a wayward orphan on the path to redemption. Blues Brothers 2000 includes special appearances by music legends B.B. King, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Johnny Lang, Blues Traveler, and Eric Clapton. The Blues are back in this action-packed comedy
Live at the Apollo (1962) by James Brown( Recording )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this live performance from 1962, James Brown exposes both the full range of his musical personality and his magnetic stage presence
In the jungle groove by James Brown( )

40 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Blues Brothers : original soundtrack recording by Blues Brothers( Recording )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get on up : the James Brown Story : original motion picture soundtrack by James Brown( Recording )

10 editions published in 2014 in English and German and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a legendary career, James Brown earned the title The Godfather of Soul. As his life story comes to the big screen, some of his greatest hits, as well two previously unreleased live recordings, are brought together here
Kwanzaa music by ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz Mubārak( Recording )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New millennium funk party( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Dynamite : the rise of James Brown( Visual )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Brown changed the face of American music. Soul Brother Number One, as he was known, pioneered the journey from rhythm and blues to funk. Includes music videos, full length commentary and interviews with Rev. Al Sharpton, Bootsy Collins, Maceo Parker, and more
Star time by James Brown( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This box set has 71 tracks that cover all the high points and make an eloquent case for Brown as the greatest R & B artist of all time
James Brown by James Brown( Recording )

70 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Django unchained : original motion picture soundtrack( Recording )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Parental advisory, explicit content"--Container
Sex machine by James Brown( Recording )

50 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Blues Brothers
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Alternative Names
Braunas Džeimsas Džozefas


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Godfather of Soul 1933-2006

Godfather of Soul, The

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James Brown

James Brown American singer, songwriter, musician, and recording artist

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Mr. Dynamite


Ted Wright 1933-2006

The creator of Funk Music

The Godfather of Soul

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