James Brown, the Godfather of Soul, has passed away at the age of 73 in Atlanta, Georgia. The world is a slightly less funky place today. I’ve posted some videos — in honor of the hardest working man in show business — below the fold.
The early years:
Eddie Murphy as James Brown in “Celebrity dHot Tub Party”:
James Brown — along with Clive Owen, Gary Oldman, and Marilyn Manson — in BMW Films’ “Beat the Devil“. Brown plays a Robert Johnson character looking to renege on his deal with the devil: