Charles and I are from Augusta, Ga. - so we come from James Brown territory, soul music and Motown. And Charles has always had a lot of Southern rock in there as well.
— Dave Haywood

It's like james brown used to say... I don't know, but whatever I play it's got to be funky.
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In '87, I used to do this awful, awful James Brown impression.
— Wanda Sykes

James Brown was one of the first artists who found four bars that he liked and played them the entire way through, and then he just added to it vocally.
— Brian Austin Green

One night all the James Brown band was playing on stage and I look in the back and I could see Mick Jagger and Keith Richards trying to get in the club and they couldn't get in cause it was to crowded.
— Tommy Chong