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  1. Henry Stone, Co-Founder of TK Records, Dies at 93

    2:41 pm 8/10/2014

    Stone, who started numerous record labels, helped launch the careers of Ray Charles, James Brown and KC & the Sunshine BandRead more

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  2. How 'Get On Up' Gets James Brown's Manager Wrong

    9:00 am 8/3/2014

    The son of Brown's manager and the head of his former agency say what really happened.Read more

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  3. 'Get On Up': What the Critics Are Saying

    5:30 am 8/1/2014

    Chadwick Boseman stars as James Brown in 'The Help' director Tate Taylor's biopic, produced by Mick Jagger.Read more

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  4. How 'Get on Up' Nailed the James Brown Look

    4:13 pm 7/28/2014

    Production and costume designers lead Billboard through the film's many times and places.Read more

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  5. Mick Jagger & Chadwick Boseman Talk 'Get On Up,' James Brown and a Rolling Stones Biopic

    4:58 pm 7/25/2014

    What's it like when Mick makes you his movie's leading man? The legendary rocker-turned-Hollywood producer and 'Get On Up' star Chadwick Boseman reveal what went on behind the scenes to bring James Brown back to life. Read more

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  6. Remembering the Real James Brown (Video)

    9:00 am 7/25/2014

    The author reminisces of time spent with the real Godfather of Soul, who is distinct from the character portrayed in "Get on Up," along with the exclusive premiere of "The Journey" featurette on the making of the movie.Read more

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  7. 'Get On Up' Premiere: Chadwick Boseman Initially 'Didn't Want to Try' Playing James Brown

    9:58 pm 7/21/2014

    The "42" star took on the daunting task of playing the Godfather of Soul by working hard and taking things "one step at a time," his co-stars and director Tate Taylor told THR at the Universal biopic's debut at Harlem's Apollo Theater.Read more

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  8. Gregg Allman and Sturgill Simpson Fuse Country and Soul at Annenberg Center: Concert Review

    2:02 pm 7/21/2014

    Kentucky-born Simpson proves the revelation, as he and Gregg Allman kick off the Annenberg Space for Photography/KCRW’s "Country in the City" series.Read more

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  9. Mick Jagger Opens Up About L'Wren Scott Death, Saying It's Been a 'Very Hard Year' (Video)

    6:47 am 7/18/2014

    The Rolling Stones frontman was joined on NBC's "Today" by the cast, director and producers of the upcoming James Brown biopic "Get On Up" and talked about what they loved about the Godfather of Soul.Read more

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  10. Aloe Blacc to Repackage 'Lift Your Spirit' Album With Unreleased Songs (Video)

    4:51 pm 7/7/2014

    "I think it's okay to give people more than they expected," says "The Man" singer on repackaging his album "Lift Your Spirit" with additional, unreleased tracks.Read more

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