Cincinnati, Ohio: Mr. Dynamite: James Brown Mural

Mural of the Godfather of Soul as he leans into an old-fashioned stage microphone, illuminated in colorful painted spotlights by artist Jenny Ustick in Summer 2015. James Brown recorded for King Records in Cincinnati.

E. Liberty St., Cincinnati, OH
North side of downtown. On the south side of E. Liberty St. just west of its intersection with Main St.
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James Brown Mural

Cincinnati is the birthplace of James Brown's career. He was with King Records, where he recorded a lot of Number One soul hits: "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag," "It's a Man's Man's Man's World," up through "Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine" in 1970.

[Ron, 06/30/2021]

James Brown mural.

James Brown Building Mural

Walking distance south of Findley Market. At the southwest corner of East Liberty and Main Street -- a building-size mural of The Hardest Working Man in Show Business. Only a couple blocks east of a Rosemary Clooney building mural.

[Michael C Green, 04/25/2017]

James Brown mural.

Mr. Dynamite: James Brown Mural

Visited James Brown on a rainy spring day in Over the Rhine.

[Jan Berger, 05/28/2016]

The building-sized tribute to the singer/performer was created by Jenny Ustick in summer 2015. James Brown recorded for King Records in Cincinnati.

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