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James Brown

Singer, Actor (3-May-1933 — 25-Dec-2006)


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. New York Times Obituary [link]

  8. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.95)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.100)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.213)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.143)

  12. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.68)

  13. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.65)

  14. International Who's Who in Music: Popular Music (p.76)

  15. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.93)

  16. Encylopedia of Pop, Rock, and Soul (pp.81-83)

  17. DK Encyclopedia of Rock Stars (pp.132-36)

  18. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.219)

  19. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.58)

  20. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, pp.367-69)

  21. Legends in Their Own Time (p.34)

  22. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.321)

  23. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.135)

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