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Watch Brad Pitt Help Bruno Mars Cover James Brown’s ‘Sex Machine’

Brad Pitt can not only act, he can shake a mean tambourine.

05/22/2014

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Westeros Soul: James Brown’s Classic Track Syncs Perfectly With Game Of Thrones Theme

There is certainly no love lost on Game of Thrones, but when mashed up with James Brown’s “It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World,” the Seven Kingdoms sounds like they have some soul.

04/09/2014

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Watch the Trailer For the James Brown Biopic ‘Get On Up’

The first official trailer for the film–starring ’42’ star Chadwick Boseman, helmed by ‘The Help’ director Tate Taylor and co-produced by Mick Jagger – is now live.

03/14/2014

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Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, James Brown To Be Features On Upcoming Stamps

So will Steve Jobs, Wilt Chamberlin and Johnny Carson.

02/25/2014

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Mick Jagger Talks James Brown Biopic

“It’s a really hard role to do,” Jagger told Rolling Stone magazine.

02/06/2014

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Interview: Charles Bradley Channels James Brown & Past Struggles During his Unmissable Live Shows

“Sometimes I can really, actually look in their faces and see the hurt. I walk out on stage and see that person and hug that person,” Bradley told Radio.com. “I try to hug all I can…I just want to hug everybody.”

01/16/2014

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James Brown Biopic Finds Its Lead in ’42’ Star

The long-awaited James Brown biopic has finally found its star in Chadwick Boseman, according to Variety. The 31-year-old actor recently played Jackie Robinson in 42 and has previously appeared in TV shows like Fringe and Justified. Helmed by The Help director Tate Taylor, the film follows Brown’s life from […]

08/27/2013

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Mick Jagger To Co-Produce James Brown Biopic

As if Mick Jagger hasn’t got his hands full enough – what with upcoming Stones shows and more 50th anniversary activity in 2013 – he will now serve as one of the producers on an upcoming James Brown biopic.

10/23/2012

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John Mellencamp, Little Steven Van Zandt, Smokey Robinson Lead Rock Hall Presenters

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced most of the presenters for the quickly-approaching 27th annual induction ceremony, taking place April 14 in Cleveland. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer John Mellencamp will […]

03/20/2012

SXSW Keynote: Bruce Springsteen - 2012 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival

Bruce Springsteen at SXSW: Loves Doo-Wop, Soul, Ripped Off The Animals

Bruce Springsteen‘s much-anticipated keynote speech at South By Southwest entertained the audience nearly as much as his roof-raising concerts with The E Street Band. As anyone who has seen his speeches at the Rock and […]

03/15/2012

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