WorldCat Identities

Brown, James 1933-2006

Works: 1,780 works in 3,657 publications in 6 languages and 44,093 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary films  Drama  Comedy films  Nonfiction films  Musical films  Funk (Music)  Juvenile works  Soul music  Popular music 
Roles: Performer, Author, Actor, Singer, Composer, Interviewee, Instrumentalist, Musician, Other, Lyricist, Arranger, Producer, Production personnel, Originator, Conductor, per, Artist, Narrator, Collector, Creator
Classifications: ML420.B818, B
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by James Brown
The Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )

62 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Jake Blues is release from prison, he and brother Elwood go to visit the old home where they were raised by nuns. They learn the church is no longer supporting the institution and will sell the place to the education authority. The only way to keep the place open is if the $5000 tax on the property is paid within the next 11 days. The brothers want to help and decide to put their blues band back together and raise the the money by staging a big show. As they set off on their "mission from god" they seem to make more enemies than friends along the way
When we were kings by Leon Gast( Visual )

34 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on Mohammad Ali at the time of the famous 1974 "Rumble in the Jungle" match with George Foreman in Kinshasa, Zaire (now Democratic Republic of the Congo). Includes footage of the Zaire '74 music festival featuring some of the top African American performers of the era, including James Brown and B.B. King
Monkey business by Black Eyed Peas (Musical group)( Recording )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Black Eyed Peas keep the party going with Monkey Business. Once again the band combines hip-hop beats with catchy pop hooks. Included are the hits Don't Phunk With My Heart; Don't Lie; and My Humps
Legends, icons & rebels : music that changed the world by Robbie Robertson( Recording )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to more than two dozen legendary music artists who significantly influenced the landscape of music for generations to come, from Ray Charles and Bob Dylan to Chuck Berry and Johnny Cash
20 all-time greatest hits by James Brown( Recording )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T.A.M.I. show : teenage awards music international( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the Swinging '60s to America with the first concert movie of the rock era, and captures such superstars as the Rolling Stones, James Brown, Chuck Berry, the Beach Boys, Marvin Gaye, and many other Motown and British Invasion acts in their early prime. Includes commentary, radio spots, and booklet
Live at the Apollo (1962) by James Brown( Recording )

22 editions published between 1963 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Blues Brothers : original soundtrack recording by Blues Brothers( Recording )

15 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in Undetermined and English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star time by James Brown( Recording )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This box set has 71 tracks that cover all the high points and make an eloquent case for Brown as the greatest R & B artist of all time
Kwanzaa music( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soul power by Jeff Levy-Hinte( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1974 the most celebrated American R&B acts of the time came together with the most renowned musical groups in Southern Africa for a 12-hour, three-night concert held in Kinshasa, Zaire. The music festival became a reality when Hugh Masekela and Stewart Levine convinced boxing promoter Don King to combine the event with the 'Rumble in the Jungle, ' the epic fight between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman
New millennium funk party( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get on up : the James Brown Story : original motion picture soundtrack by James Brown( Recording )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and German and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a legendary career, James Brown earned the title The Godfather of Soul. As his life story comes to the big screen, some of his greatest hits, as well two previously unreleased live recordings, are brought together here
In the jungle groove by James Brown( Recording )

33 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child's celebration of soul( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces children to soul music classics
Django unchained : original motion picture soundtrack( Recording )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Parental advisory, explicit content"--Container
Radio Disney move it!( Recording )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the biggest and hottest jams played on Disney Radio, which is the only 24-hour kids radio network. Includes classic hits such as We Will Rock You by Queen and U Can't Touch This by MC Hammer
Mr. Dynamite : the rise of James Brown( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the life and career of soul musician James Brown, using interviews with band members and contemporaries, historical footage, and archival performances of classic songs. Includes optional roundtable commentary with Ahmir Questlove Thompson, Christian McBride, Alan Leeds, and Harry Weinger
Black Caesar by Larry Cohen( Visual )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Williamson is "imposing, tough and unflappable" as a street kid who muscles his way into the big time mob racket. Tommy Gibbs is a tough kid, raised in the ghetto, who aspires to be a kingpin criminal. As a young boy, his leg is broken by a bad cop on the take, during a payoff gone bad. Nursing his vengeance, he rises to power in Harlem, New York. Angry at the racist society around him, both criminal and straight, he sees the acquisition of power as the solution to his rage
Rhino instant party( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Brown, J. 1933-2006

Brown, J.B. 1933-2006

Brown, James

Brown, James 1928-

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Brown, James Bowen 1933-2006

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Brown, James J. (James Joseph), 1933-2006

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Brown, James Joe

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Brown, James Jose 1933-2006

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Brown, James Joseph 1933-2006 Jr

Brown, James Joseph Jr. 1933-2006

Brown, James L. 1933-2006

Brown, James (músic)

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Godfather of Soul 1933-2006

Iacobus Brown

James Brown americký spevák

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James Brown amerikanischer Musiker

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James Brown cantante de soul, funk y rock estadounidense

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Mr. Dynamite

Ted Wright 1933-2006

The creator of Funk Music

The Godfather of Soul

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