Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown

Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown Series
Premiere: 2014
Network: HBO
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"Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown" - Pioneering the journey from rhythm and blues to funk, James Brown forever changed the face of American music. Mr. Dynamite follows the journey of Brown as he escaped his impoverished Southern roots to become the biggest name in soul music, and one of the most important music talents of the 20th Century. The film utilizes never-before seen concert footage and photographs, interviews of Brown from a variety of sources (including vintage TV series like The Mike Douglas Show and Soul Train), and recent insights from band members and others who knew and were influenced by the singer, to tell the remarkable story of this supremely gifted and enormously influential American musical icon. Among the James Brown personal and professional milestones chronicled (note: stories of Brown’s later years, including his incarceration in the late 1980s and his death in 2006, are not covered):