Author James McBride discusses James Brown and his impact on music and America

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Guests: James McBride

Today on Radio Times, Marty is joined by writer and musician JAMES McBRIDE to discuss his new book Kill ‘Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul.  The book goes beyond being a biography of “The Godfather of Soul” and the inventor of funk music.  It also incorporates McBride’s life as a musician, and is a thorough analysis not only of Brown’s life and music, but the nature of black music and identity in America.

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