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James Brown

James BrownAKA James Joseph Brown, Jr.

Born: 3-May-1933
Birthplace: Barnwell, SC
Died: 25-Dec-2006
Location of death: Atlanta, GA [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Thomas Family Home Crypt, Beech Island, SC

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer, Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Godfather of Soul


[1] Emory Crawford Long Hospital, Atlanta.

Father: James Joseph Brown, Sr.
Mother: Susie Brown (d. 26-Feb-2004 heart failure)
Wife: Deidre Jenkins
Wife: Velma Warren (m. 1954, div. 1969)
Wife: Adrienne Rodriguez (m. 1984, d. 6-Jan-1996)
Daughter: LaRhonda Petitt (b. 1962 with unidentified groupie)
Slept with: Tommie Rae Hynie (backup singer, b. circa 1970, claimed to be married to Brown, one son)
Son: James Brown II (b. circa 2002 to Hynie)

    James Brown
    The JBs
    Endorsement of McDonald's
    Kennedy Center Honor 2003
    Songwriters Hall of Fame
    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986
    Domestic Violence arrested Beech Island, SC 28-Jan-2004
    Armed Robbery at age 16
    Arson
    Theft
    Drug Possession: Marijuana
    Drug Possession: PCP
    Assault with a Deadly Weapon
    Wedding: Eddie Murphy and Nicole Mitchell (1993)
    Prostate Surgery Atlanta, GA (16-Dec-2004)
    Paternity Test posthumous (2008)
    Risk Factors: Diabetes, Alcoholism, Prostate Cancer, PCP, Marijuana

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    TV Junkie (3-Aug-2006) · Himself
    Glastonbury (10-Feb-2006) · Himself
    The Tuxedo (19-Sep-2002) · Himself
    Undercover Brother (30-May-2002) · Himself
    Holy Man (9-Oct-1998) · Himself
    Blues Brothers 2000 (6-Feb-1998) · Cleophus James
    When We Were Kings (25-Oct-1996) · Himself
    Rocky IV (27-Nov-1985) · The Godfather of Soul
    Doctor Detroit (6-May-1983)
    The Blues Brothers (16-Jun-1980) · Rev. Cleophus James
    The Phynx (6-May-1970) · Himself
    Ski Party (30-Jun-1965) · Himself
    The T.A.M.I. Show (29-Dec-1964) · Himself

Official Website:
http://www.godfatherofsoul.com/

Rotten Library Page:
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