Microsoft PowerPoint - Soul, Civil Rights & James Brown

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Unformatted text preview: Soul, Civil Rights & James Brown James Brown (1933 2006) "Godfather of Soul" "The Hardest Working Man in Show Business" "Soul Brother No. 1" Born in S.C., raised in GA Formed gospel group in prison Early Career Famous Flames Early hits gospel inspired & doo-wop sound "Please, Please, Please" (1956) #5 R&B hit Early 60s 1963 Live at the Apollo Self-produced most hits "I Got You (I Feel Good)" (1965) Heavy horn section Highest charting song - #3 James Brown Revue MC Introductions Performance Costumes & Choreography The Cape Routine As a Bandleader Hard taskmaster Late 60s Began to emphasize the downbeat "On the One" Cue Changing rhythmic stress from backbeat to 1 & 3 Becomes foundation for funk in the 70s "Cold Sweat" (1967) Focus on horn punches & riffs Melodic instruments as percussive instruments Cited as first funk song Cold Sweat I don't care ha about your past I just want ho our love to last dee I don't care darlin' about your faults huh I just want to satisfy your pulse Oh When you kiss me...
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