James Brown: The One

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With his electrifying stage presence, wild screams, and revolutionary rhythm, James Brown tore up the music world and earned the nickname the “Godfather of Soul.” Today: A fresh look at the R&B legend’s life, with biographer R.J. Smith and former James Brown bassist, Fred Thomas. Plus: Guest host Christian McBride steps out from behind the microphone to lead an all-star James Brown tribute band calling themselves "The Junior J.B.'s."