James Brown

Born May 3, 1933
  • Bandleader, Record producer, Singer, Songwriter, Organist, Musician, Rapper, Artist, Dancer, Actor
Net Worth
$100 Million
James Joseph Brown was an American recording artist and musician. One of the founding fathers of funk music and a major figure of 20th-century popular music and dance, he is often referred to as "The Godfather of Soul". In a career that spanned six decades, Brown influenced the development of severa...
James Brown

James Brown Stats

Nickname

: James Browm, Brown, James, James Joseph Brown, The Godfather of Soul, Mr. Dynamite, James Brown at the Organ, The Hardest Working Man in Show Business, Mr Please Please Please, The Godfather of Funk, Soul Brother Number One

Profession

: Bandleader, Record producer, Singer, Songwriter, Organist, Musician, Rapper, Artist, Dancer, Actor

Height

: 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)

Ethnicity

: African American

Nationality

: United States of America

Date of Birth

: May 3, 1933

Place of Birth

: Barnwell

Date of Death

: December 25, 2006

Place of Death

: Atlanta

Cause of Death

: Pneumonia | Cardiovascular disease
Appearances

James Brown Film Roles

  1. Ski Party
  2. Blues Brothers 2000
    Reverend Cleophus James
  3. The Blues Brothers
    Reverend Cleophus James
    The Blues Brothers
  4. Rocky IV
  5. Holy Man

James Brown Film Appearances

  1. Soul Power
  2. T.A.M.I. Show
    T.A.M.I. Show
  3. When We Were Kings
  4. Sid Bernstein Presents
  5. Paper Chasers
  6. The Tuxedo
  7. Undercover Brother
  8. Life on the Road with Mr. and Mrs. Brown
  9. James Brown: Soul Survivor
    James Brown: Soul Survivor
  10. James Brown: Mr. Dynamite

James Brown Subject of Films

  1. Get on Up

James Brown TV Guest Roles

  1. Bart's Inner Child
  2. Brian's Got a Brand New Bag
  3. First Show
  4. Episode #1012
  5. Kidney, Popsicle, and Nuts
    Kidney, Popsicle, and Nuts
  6. James Brown & the First Family of Soul/ Fred Wesley & the JB's/ Lyn Collins
  7. 700428
  8. 710317
  9. Host: Sammy Davis Jr. / James Brown Revue
  10. Episode 4

James Brown Musical Groups

  1. Marva Whitney and James Brown
  2. James Brown & Dee Felice Trio
  3. James Brown & The Famous Flames
    Drums
  4. Fred Wesley and The J.B.'s
  5. The J.B.'s
  6. James Brown & The Famous Flames

James Brown Albums

  1. Please Please Please
    Please Please Please
  2. The Complete Apollo Concert
  3. Prisoner of Love
  4. Out of Sight! The Very Best of James Brown
  5. Live at the Apollo
  6. Say It Loud: I'm Black and I'm Proud
  7. Soul on Top
  8. Sex Machine: Live in Concert
  9. Ain't It Funky
  10. Call Me Super Bad

James Brown Books

  1. James Brown, the godfather of soul
  2. I Feel Good

James Brown Subject of Books

  1. Looking at the World through Michael Jackson's Left Eye (Part 2)
    Looking at the World through Michael Jackson's Left Eye (Part 2)
  2. Text and Meaning in Michael Jackson’s Xscape Part 5