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James Brown performs at the Olympia hall in Paris, September 1971. James Brown, the legendary singer known as the Godfather of Soul, has died of complications of an illness 25 December 2006 at the age of 73.(AFP/Getty Images)
James Brown performs at the Olympia hall in Paris, September 1971. James Brown, the legendary singer known as the Godfather of Soul, has died of complications of an illness 25 December 2006 at the age of 73.(AFP/Getty Images)
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The HBO film "Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown" won a Peabody Award this week. When the documentary first premiered, Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson spoke with the filmmaker, Alex Gibney, longtime Brown trombonist Fred Wesley and Michael Veal, a professor of ethnomusicology. We revisit that conversation.

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This segment aired on April 24, 2015.

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