James Brown during the NBA All Star Game jam session (2001)
James Brown in concert, 2005
James Brown, known variously as: Soul Brother Number One, the Godfather of Soul, Mr. Dynamite, and The Hardest-Working Man in Show Business more
I've outdone anyone you can name -- Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, Strauss. Irving Berlin, he wrote 1,001 tunes. I wrote 5,500.
I'm not going to be joining ZZ Top. You know they can't play my stuff. It's too complicated.