2013 – “The Godfather of Soul” gets his own YouTube channel on This Day in Rock History!
James Brown is getting his own official YouTube channel along with his own official website.
Included on the channel and website, Brown’s 1968 Boston concert follwing the assassination of Dr. King
“We launched these YouTube, online and mobile experiences today as the 45th anniversary of the Boston concert is a major milestone we all wanted to commemorate,” Jeffrey Thompson, Shout! Factory’s vice president of digital strategy and business development, said in a statement. “These digital destinations will continue to evolve as we program content specific to key events as well as discover and add new video assets, leveraging Shout! Factory’s unique content curation capabilities.”
James died in 2006 at the age of 73.