Death is, so say the cynics, a very good promotional tool. However, it is not so clear that Brown needed that. In his life, Brown filled the headlines with sensational lifestyle. His death made him, at least for a week, talk of the town, and people remember now his good music. The San Jose Mercury News, for example, writes that "James Brown may ultimately have been more influential than Elvis".
Interesting James Brown Links
Godfather of Soul - A Biography
CNN: Soul 'Godfather' James Brown dies
BBC In Pics: The Life of James Brown
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