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.

Address:
E. Liberty St., Cincinnati, OH
Directions:
North side of downtown. On the south side of E. Liberty St. just west of its intersection with Main St.
Admission:
Free
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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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