segregated ballrooms and barbershops to modern turntables and boutiques,
the music of JAMES BROWN has made this performer a global legend.
But what does it mean when James Brown screams? Why has his groove
been heard around the world?
in America: The Soul Saga of James Brown" lets the Godfather
himself explain, aided by his musical partners. The story is told
in his words and in the words of Vic ky Anderson, Bobby Byrd, Fred
Wesley, Pee Wee Ellis and Maceo Parker.
book also explores the thoughts of many who have become his inheritors,
DJs such as Afrika Bambataa, Tom Joyner and Jazzie B, plus cultural
figures from prince and NWA to the Reverend Jesse Jackson.