9/5/19 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Jackie Wilson Baby Workout on Shindig 1965


Jackie Wilson was called Mr. Excitement for good reason. With dazzling stage moves and a soaring voice that handled soul, rhythm & blues, rock ‘n roll, standards and more with power, passion & panache, it’s no surprise that generations of artists like Elvis Presley, James Brown, Michael Jackson, Usher and Bruno Mars have cited him as a huge influence. Continue reading

8/24/19 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: James Brown Dance Class

James Brown, the Godfather of Soul, shares a few of the latest dance moves- How many do you know? Continue reading

8/20/19 O&A NYC MUSIC TRIBUTE: James Brown – It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World (Official Animated Video)

An animated tribute to James Brown‘s 1966 Mega-hit It’s A Man’s World. Continue reading

8/1/19 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: James Brown- Please Please Please ( Live at the TAMI Show)

Please, Please, Please was written by James Brown and Johnny Terry and released as a single on Federal Records in 1956, it charted #6 R&B. It was the group’s debut recording and first chart hit, and became their signature song.
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11/4/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: The Old Landmark featuring James Brown from The Blues Brothers 

James Brown, The Godfather of Soul, leads his flock through a spirited version of The Old Landmark( look for an angelic Chaka Khan is the choir).  Continue reading

8/22/18 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Eddie Murphy- James Brown’s Celebrity Hot Tub Party


James Brown (Eddie Murphy) sings about a hot tub in this classic SNL sketch from 1983 (season 9). Murphy captures Brown’s soul style before disrobing and getting into the water. Continue reading

9/24/17 O&A NYC COMEDY- THE SUNDAY MORNING FUNNIES: Eddie Murphy- James Brown’s Celebrity Hot Tub Party

James Brown (Eddie Murphy) sings about a hot tub in this classic SNL sketch from 1983 (season 9). Murphy captures Brown’s soul style before disrobing and getting into the water. Continue reading

2/17/17 O&A NYC WHAT THE FUNK: James Brown – Say It Loud I’m Black And I’m Proud

Say It Loud – I’m Black and I’m Proud performed by James Brown and written with his bandleader Alfred Pee Wee Ellis was released as a two-part single in 1968. The single held the number-one spot on the R&B singles chart for six weeks, and peaked at number ten on the Billboard Hot 100.

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9/21/16 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Eddie Murphy- James Brown’s Celebrity Hot Tub Party

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James Brown (Eddie Murphy) sings about a hot tub in this classic SNL sketch from 1983 season 9. Murphy captures Brown’s soul style before disrobing and getting into the water. Continue reading

2/18/16 O&A NYC: Old Landmark featuring James Brown with Chaka Chan from the Blues Brothers Movie

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This explosive scene from The Blues Brothers features James Brown as Reverend Cleophus James, The Reverend James Cleveland Choir, Chaka Khan and the Blues Brothers (Dan Aykroyd as Elwood, John Belushi as Jake).

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