Augusta, Georgia: James Brown StatueThe Godfather of Soul, in bronze, with cape and microphone.
- James Brown Blvd., Augusta, GA
- Downtown. The statue stands in the tree-shaded median of Broad St., between 8th and 9th Sts.
James Brown Statue: The Arts Council of Augusta, Georgia, has pointed a security camera at their city's James Brown Statue. [04/11/2008] Complete Story...
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Before it finally was erected, the life-size bronze statue of James Brown in downtown Augusta, Georgia, weathered its share of controversies. And now that it's finally up, storm clouds have gathered once more.... [02/24/2007] Complete News Story
In 2003 Augusta, GA, appropriated $40,000 to erect a life-size bronze statue of its famous son, James Brown, 72, the "Godfather of Soul." The statue was to be unveiled early in 2004, coinciding with a music festival named in Brown's honor. Then, in January 2004, James Brown was thrown into prison after reportedly pushing his wife to the floor and threatening her with a chair.... [05/08/2005] Complete News Story
The 70-year old "Godfather of Soul," James Brown, is still in the doghouse over a January 2004 domestic violence charge. The city of Augusta, Georgia has decided to wait a bit for Mr.... [05/31/2004] Complete News Story