The Godfather Of Soul

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Genome: [r1 Bd=19890304]The James Brown Story

First of three programmes. (Details on Tuesday at 7.30pm)

Genome: [r1 Bd=19890304] Unknown: James Brown Story
Genome: [r1 Bd=19890307]The James Brown Story

The first of three programmes. Out of Sight

A prison sentence has now halted a musical career of more than 30 years. Robbie Vincent looks back to James Brown 's early years: his R 'n' B classics Please, Please, Please and Try

Me, his Apollo Theatre recording and how it all started, ironically, in prison. With comments from James Brown himself and his musical main man Bobby Byrd. Researcher JOHN SUGAR

Producer KEVIN HOWLETT

Genome: [r1 Bd=19890307] Unknown: James Brown Story

Unknown: Robbie Vincent

Unknown: Bobby Byrd.

Producer: Kevin Howlett

Genome: [r1 Bd=19890311]The James Brown Story 2: A Brand-New Bag

Presented by Robbie Vincent (Details on Tuesday at 7.30pm)

Genome: [r1 Bd=19890311] Unknown: James Brown Story

Presented By: Robbie Vincent

Genome: [r1 Bd=19890314]The James Brown Story 2: A Brand New Bag

In the 60s, 'Mr Dynamite ' became involved in the Civil

Rights movement, made a 'soul powered' visit to Vietnam and even performed for Nixon at the White House.

Robbie Vincent tells the story with the help of Bobby Byrd , Pee Wee Ellis, Maceo Parker and Fred Wesley. Plus the man himself and his classic cuts

It's a Man's World, Cold Sweat and Say It Loud, I'm Black and I'm Proud.

Researcher JOHN SUGAR

Producer KEVIN HOWLETT

Genome: [r1 Bd=19890314] Unknown: James Brown Story

Unknown: Mr Dynamite

Unknown: Robbie Vincent

Unknown: Bobby Byrd

Unknown: MacEo Parker

Unknown: Fred Wesley.

Producer: Kevin Howlett

Genome: [r1 Bd=19890318]The James Brown Story 3: Sex Machine

(Details on Tuesday at 7.30pm)

Genome: [r1 Bd=19890318]
Genome: [r1 Bd=19890321]The James Brown Story

The last of three programmes. Sex Machine

The 70s and 80s have seen

James Brown 's exploration of funk. some years of neglect, his revival in The Blues Brothers and Rocky IV - and the sampling revolution.

Robbie Vincent brings the story up to date through the words of the man himself,

Full Force, Tim Simenon and Mick Hucknall - and the music: Living in America, Funky Drummer and Soul Power. Researcher.JOHN SUGAR

Producer KEVIN HOWLETT

Genome: [r1 Bd=19890321] Unknown: James Brown Story

Unknown: Robbie Vincent

Unknown: Tim Simenon

Unknown: Mick Hucknall

Producer: Kevin Howlett

Programme Catalogue - Details: James Brown, Part 119910702
Programme Catalogue - Details: James Brown, Part 119910702JAMES BROWN, PART 1 - OUT OF SIGHT

First broadcast on 1989-03-04

Producer: K.

HOWLETT

Next in series: JAMES BROWN, PART 3 - SEX MACHINE

Other programmes in JAMES BROWN

Broadcast history

04 Mar 1989 14:00-15:00 (RADIO 1)

07 Mar 1989 19:30-20:30 (RADIO 1)

02 Jul 1991 21:00-22:00 (RADIO 1)

Recorded on 1989-02-07.

Producer: K. HOWLETT

Programme Catalogue - Details: James Brown, Part 319910716
Programme Catalogue - Details: James Brown, Part 319910716JAMES BROWN, PART 3 - SEX MACHINE

First broadcast on 1989-03-18

Producer: K.

HOWLETT

Previous in series: JAMES BROWN, PART 1 - OUT OF SIGHT

Other programmes in JAMES BROWN

Broadcast history

18 Mar 1989 14:00-15:00 (RADIO 1)

21 Mar 1989 19:30-20:30 (RADIO 1)

16 Jul 1991 21:00-22:00 (RADIO 1)

Recorded on 1989-03-04.

Producer: K. HOWLETT

Programme Catalogue - StationRadio 1