James Brown's Death a Murder? (plus LOADS of other damning JB stuff)

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James Brown's Death a Murder? (plus LOADS of other damning JB stuff)

Postby Count Machuki » 05 Feb 2019, 16:24

https://www.cnn.com/interactive/2019/02 ... questions/

I'm still digesting all this but HOLY SHIT.

He's still my absolute favorite but, man, what a scumbag.

It's a long, long article. Here's the bit with questions about his death: link
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Postby Sneelock » 05 Feb 2019, 17:29

I just started it. I know what I'll be doing for a while. thanks for posting.
I heard some JB versus Joe Tex, gang war type stories so I knew he was a dangerous asshole but Holy Crap!!
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Postby mentalist (slight return) » 05 Feb 2019, 20:51

Was quite shocked at it all. It's quite damning of James Brown. As for his death and the reasons he may have been murdered, it sort of confirms what we all know, that the music and legal industries (especially when combined) are scum.
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Postby Sneelock » 05 Feb 2019, 22:57

that was certainly gripping for the most part.
I must say I don't find the main character as reliable as the author does.
I don't mean to sound unsympathetic and it's certainly likely that everything she says is God's own truth.
still, the way she has that Dallas guy's number and then ends up doing his leg work for him?
there are lots of things like that. I know people aren't perfect and don't always make perfect decisions but I think there are more than a few holes you can drive a truck through.

Be that as it may, Foul forces are clearly at play. I'd watch a "True Crime" show about this in a heartbeat.
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Postby mentalist (slight return) » 05 Feb 2019, 23:21

He did make the point though that CNN fact checked the wazoo out of it all, and as dodgy as she sounded, a lot of what she said seemed to stack up.
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Postby Rayge » 05 Feb 2019, 23:48

See, Count, I told you he was a wrong 'un. ;)

Seriously, though, I found it all pretty gripping and all too believable. And PCP, for fuck's sake.
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Postby Goat Boy » 06 Feb 2019, 14:36

That's a lot to read.

Can somebody give me a condensed version? I'm assuming it's something like...

James Brown was a complete cunt
James brown possibly had his wife murdered
James Brown was murdered by.....?
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Postby The Modernist » 06 Feb 2019, 14:39

Goat Boy wrote:That's a lot to read.

Can somebody give me a condensed version? I'm assuming it's something like...

James Brown was a complete cunt
James brown possibly had his wife murdered
James Brown was murdered by.....?


It doesn't help that it seems to be written in a deliberately convoluted style. I'm about a third of the way through but a clear point hasn't been made yet.

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Postby Goat Boy » 06 Feb 2019, 14:46

Still, Get On The Good Foot, huh?!
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Goat Boy wrote:That's a lot to read.

Can somebody give me a condensed version? I'm assuming it's something like...

James Brown was a complete cunt
James brown possibly had his wife murdered
James Brown was murdered by.....?


That's pretty much the gist of it. You can add in:

There was never an autopsy
Nobody knows/is saying where his actual body is
His business people and family are all shady AF
PCP is a hell of a drug
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Postby Count Machuki » 06 Feb 2019, 14:48

Goat Boy wrote:Still, Get On The Good Foot, huh?!


Shit, yeah!
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Postby Goat Boy » 06 Feb 2019, 14:52

Count Machuki wrote:
Goat Boy wrote:That's a lot to read.

Can somebody give me a condensed version? I'm assuming it's something like...

James Brown was a complete cunt
James brown possibly had his wife murdered
James Brown was murdered by.....?


That's pretty much the gist of it. You can add in:

There was never an autopsy
Nobody knows/is saying where his actual body is
His business people and family are all shady AF
PCP is a hell of a drug


Well, at least he wasn't fucking kids, eh?

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Postby Goat Boy » 06 Feb 2019, 14:54

Count Machuki wrote:
Goat Boy wrote:Still, Get On The Good Foot, huh?!


Shit, yeah!


And that hair! Ow!
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Postby Count Machuki » 06 Feb 2019, 15:00

Goat Boy wrote:
Count Machuki wrote:
Goat Boy wrote:Still, Get On The Good Foot, huh?!


Shit, yeah!


And that hair! Ow!


Have you seen that dude dance?! I swear you can HEAR it on the records.
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Postby GoogaMooga » 06 Feb 2019, 17:21

All those splits he could do, and never a "PJ Proby" (!)
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Postby Lord Rother » 07 Feb 2019, 07:16

Was he “singing” when he died?

Murder would make absolute sense then.