James Brown in 1960s America
... Feel Good: James Brown in 1960’s America CUL620 Research Project Maria _____, Number _____ Wednesday, November 30, 2005 ,CUL620
I Feel Good: James Brown in 1960’s America
James Brown, the “Godfather of Soul,” is arguably one of the most prolific and influential musicians of the past fifty years. With a discography that includes over 120 albums, he remains one of the most enduring forces in American popular music. As if mirroring the social upheaval in which his life has been lived out, Brown has known both the dizzying heights of fame and riches as well as the abysmal privations of segregation and imprisonment.
Born in South Carolina in 1933, James Brown grew up in an Augusta, Geor...