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James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter, dancer, musician, record producer and bandleader. A progenitor of funk music and a major figure of 20th century popular music and dance, he is often referred to as the "Godfather of Soul". In a career that lasted 50 years, he ...

Feb 24, 2015 ... C-SPAN Interviews Deanna Brown Thomas About Her Father.


Leading the charge of the foundation's vision and mission. Advocate for charitable giving, music, education, community development and mentorship. Your Name *. Your Email *. Day Phone. Evening Phone. Contact Preference. Phone, Email, Either. Comments. Copy me on this email. Submit. Copyright © 2018. The James ...


Sep 18, 2002 ... James Brown's daughters have filed a federal lawsuit in Atlanta against the Godfather of Soul, seeking more than $1 million in back royalties and damages for 25 songs they say they co-wrote. Deanna Brown Thomas, who works at a South Carolina radio station, and Dr. Yamma Brown Lumar, a Texas ...


Dec 26, 2012 ... On Christmas day, 2006, “The Godfather of Soul,” James Brown, passed away. Now, through a Mick Jagger-produced biopic, his story is getting new life. James Brown's daughter, Deanna Brown-Thomas, shared with EBONY.com who she wants (and doesn't want) to play her father on film, who her father ...


Deanna Brown-Thomas: The Godfather of Soul's Daughter Speaks [PHOTOS]. From James Brown to Beyonce: Protest Music Inspired by Dr. King · Deanna Brown-Thomas: The Godfather of Soul's Daughter Speaks [PHOTOS] · James Brown's “Funky Drummer” Clyde Stubblefield Has Passed · Deanna Brown- Thomas: The ...


Aug 1, 2015 ... Deanna Brown Thomas talks about the life of her father, singer James Brown, his role in the Civil Rights Movement, and his impact on the city of Augusta.


Sep 18, 2002 ... ATLANTA — Would the Godfather of Soul cheat his kids? James Brown's two daughters apparently think so and are suing their father in federal court in Atlanta . Deanna Brown Thomas and Yamma Brown Lumar said they co-wrote at least 23 songs with their father and have not seen a dime in royalties.


Dec 13, 2012 ... Mrs. Deanna Brown-Thomas is the president of the James Brown Family Foundation, an organization her father started by giving turkeys and toys during the holidays, over 20 years ago. Carrying on the soul legend's vision, Deanna talks about her father and carrying on his mission to help others.