James Brown is dead. Long live James Brown, the Godfather of Soul and the pioneer of funk. Read the story of how a big fan ended up with an autographed album for Christmas.
“Santa Claus Go Straight To The Ghetto” by James Brown from his Christmas Collection: 20th Century Masters. Also: “Hey America.” Awesome socially conscious holiday music from the Godfather of Soul. Both MP3s courtesy of AmpCamp.
Don’t believe the hype – The Guardian slams the Strokes, James Brown, the Clash, Pet Sounds, the Stone Roses and lots of other rock icons.