Music legend James Brown dies at 73

In Atlanta.

James Brown, the dynamic, pompadoured “Godfather of Soul,” whose rasping vocals and revolutionary rhythms made him a founder of rap, funk and disco as well, died early Monday, his agent said. He was 73. Brown was hospitalized with pneumonia at Emory Crawford Long Hospital on Sunday and died around 1:45 a.m. Monday, said his agent, Frank Copsidas of Intrigue Music. Longtime friend Charles Bobbit was by his side, he said.

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  1. liberty21 says:

    It is always sad when people have to morn a death during Christmas. James Brown was a legend in the music industry and will always be a legend in the music industry. I hope people and music industry never forget that. My condolences to all of his loyal fans and his family.

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