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I think James Brown was about 40% talent and 60% taste. His awesome belongings were auctioned off last July by Christies to the dismay of his children and business managers but to the joy of bidders.

James Brown's sofa

James Brown's chairs

James Brown's hair products

I almost bid on this set of curlers, hair products and Polaroid. Original price was set at $400 but the lot went for $6,000!

James Brown's green couch

James Brown's clothes

James Brown's bow tie collection

James Brown's platform dancing shoes

James Brown's boots

James Brown's collection of Keys to Cities

Various Keys to Various Cities

James Brown's rainbow vest

Punky Brewster Vest!!! All Hail the Godfather of Soul!

Posted by: on June 5th, 2009 | Tagged with: , | Comments (6)
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  • Jim
    4:09 pm on
    June 5, 2009

    This is amazing!


  • Jessica
    4:31 pm on
    June 5, 2009

    Tip o the iceburg, my friend.


  • Nina B
    11:55 am on
    June 9, 2009

    My grandfather collected keys to cities as well – had an entire wall hung with them up and down. Now I need to find that box of keys!


  • Danny
    11:57 am on
    June 9, 2009

    The keys to the city are actually pretty neat.

    That sofa, however, is from another planet. Did someone wax it down before the photos were taken? It positively glistens!


  • Angora Holly Polo
    12:26 pm on
    June 9, 2009

    Papa’s got a brand new bag!


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