Brown, James, 1933-2006
"James Brown, who grew up in Augusta, was one of the most influential musicians of the last half of the twentieth century. An original artist, fascinating showman, and tireless performer, Brown achieved legendary status, inspiring a generation of younger musicians. An inductee into both the Georgia Music Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, he created a solid body of work that has withstood the passage of time and popular music trends."--"James Brown (ca. 1933-2006)," New Georgia Encyclopedia. Retrieved February 18, 2008: http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Butler Center for Arkansas Studies Oral History Collections (Butler Center for Arkansas Studies)
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- Music and Civil Rights (Rhodes College)
- WSB-TV Newsfilm Collection (Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection)