‘Get on the Good Foot’ celebrates legacy of James Brown
By Cynthia Bond Perry
For the AJC
It started on the “One!” James Brown would say. That was where his explosive song and electrifying dance moves met with the muscular, driving rhythm of funk. Born of traditional gospel and soul music, Brown’s innovative sound continues to influence R&B, jazz, rock, hip-hop and rap today. And his dazzling dance steps, delivered in coiffed hair and glittering cape, raised the world’s expectations for what constituted a good stage show.
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