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Godfather of Soul James Brown dies

By Mark Feeney
Globe Staff / December 26, 2006

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James Brown, whose hit songs such as "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag" and "Cold Sweat" helped make him one of the most influential singers of the second half of the 20th century and an icon of African-American pride, died yesterday in Atlanta. Tagged the "Godfather of Soul," he was 73. (Full article: 1485 words)

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