Monday, December 25, 2006


Fresh from watching in awe Billy Joel perform, I come in to write a tribute for Billy Joel when this flashes SAD!!

Soul star James Brown dies at 73
James Brown
Brown won a lifetime achievement award at the Grammys in 1992
Singer James Brown, known as the "Godfather of Soul", has died at the age of 73, his agent has said.

He had been admitted to hospital in Atlanta to be treated for pneumonia but died at 0145 local time (0645 GMT), said Frank Copsidas.

The star was famous for hits including I Got You (I Feel Good), Papa's Got a Brand New Bag and Living in America.

The cause of Brown's death remained unclear at this stage, Mr Copsidas told the Associated Press.

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