The One - The Life and Music of James Brown-logo

The One - The Life and Music of James Brown

R. J. Smith

Senior editor at L.A. Magazine, RJ Smith saw his first book, The Great Black Way, win the coveted California Book Award. With The One, Smith profiles one of the 20th century’s most innovative musical icons, the Godfather of Soul himself, James Brown. Drawing on extensive research and captivating interviews, Smith chronicles Brown’s rise from abject poverty to the pinnacle of fame, while also detailing Brown’s work as a civil rights activist and entrepreneur.

Senior editor at L.A. Magazine, RJ Smith saw his first book, The Great Black Way, win the coveted California Book Award. With The One, Smith profiles one of the 20th century’s most innovative musical icons, the Godfather of Soul himself, James Brown. Drawing on extensive research and captivating interviews, Smith chronicles Brown’s rise from abject poverty to the pinnacle of fame, while also detailing Brown’s work as a civil rights activist and entrepreneur.
More Information

Description:

Senior editor at L.A. Magazine, RJ Smith saw his first book, The Great Black Way, win the coveted California Book Award. With The One, Smith profiles one of the 20th century’s most innovative musical icons, the Godfather of Soul himself, James Brown. Drawing on extensive research and captivating interviews, Smith chronicles Brown’s rise from abject poverty to the pinnacle of fame, while also detailing Brown’s work as a civil rights activist and entrepreneur.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Kevin R. Free

Length:

14h 12m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

10:10


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

25:39


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

28:56


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:50


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

26:03


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

29:37


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

12:35


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

27:11


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

08:21


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

29:29


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

16:22


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

23:55


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

26:31


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:32


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

28:06


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

13:06


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

29:39


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

29:28


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

26:46


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

14:57


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

25:23


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

13:55


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

20:43


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

11:02


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

26:20


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

29:26


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:27


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

26:07


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

08:58


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

28:08


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

29:35


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

08:58


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

26:19


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

07:21


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

28:08


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:15


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

26:16


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

07:40


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

30:08


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

13:57


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

30:46


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:32


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

16:06


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

01:17