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How James Brown and Henry Stone Became Friends For Life

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“It was about 1955. I got a call from Syd Nathan, the president of King Records up in Cincinatti. He said, “Henry, there’s an artist up in Macon, Georgia named James Brown. You should check him out and sign him to DeLuxe Records. Then he called up Ralph Bass who also worked for him and […]

L.A. Magazine Interviews Henry Stone about James Brown,etc.

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Hi, Quick update. Yesterday RJ Smith, Sr. Editor of L.A. Magazine flew into Miami to interview Henry Stone.  RJ is working on a book about James Brown and he had heard through the grapevine that Henry Stone and James Brown were very close friends from there first meeting, they just clicked. Henry had driven to […]