Lecture 10 - Lecture 10 James Brown Please Please Please...

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Lecture 10 James Brown Please Please Please – James Brown (1956) Try Me – James Brown (1958) (Doo-wop) Brown’s revised contract with King in 1965 gave him complete artistic control. In the latter Sixties Brown became a cultural hero “Soul Brother Number One”. He took that responsibility seriously with his songs containing direct socially messages. 1965 was the dawn of Funk music. Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag – James Brown (1965) Funk is the beginning of Hip-Hop music. He ran a really tight ship because he was very strict with the people around him. He created an image for himself but owning four radio stations, a chain of waffle houses, etc. James’s brown had the most #1 R&B hits but did not hit #1 on the Billboard charts. Cold Sweat – James Brown (1967) I Got You (I Feel Good) – James Brown (1965) It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World – James Brown (1966)
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This note was uploaded on 12/16/2010 for the course MUSI 1520 taught by Professor Raywilliams during the Spring '10 term at York University.

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Lecture 10 - Lecture 10 James Brown Please Please Please...

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