The latest release of James Brown's music, Get Down with James Brown: Live at the Apollo Vol 4, was recorded in 1972 — and finally released this year. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'James Brown: Live At The Apollo Vol. 4' Is A Marvelous And Mysterious Time Capsule

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James Brown performs at the Philharmonie in Cologne, Germany in 2003. Henning Kaiser/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Lonely Side Of James Brown

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Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis' version of "We Three Kings" goes on Christian McBride's holiday playlist. Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Brooks Brothers hide caption

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Christian McBride's Christmas Jazz Playlist

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All Songs Considered Holiday Music Special 2010

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John "Jabo" Starks (left) and Clyde Stubblefield laid the grooves on many of James Brown's biggest hits. Here, they clown around on the cover of their joint DVD, Soul of the Funky Drummers. Rittor Music hide caption

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The Original Funky Drummers On Life With James Brown

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James Brown performs onstage at the TAMI Show on December 29, 1964 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in California. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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James Brown On Film: An Admiring And Unflinching Look At 'Mr. Dynamite'

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Guest DJ: John Leguizamo On Salsa, Hip-Hop And Acting

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Brown Estate In A 'Cold Sweat' Over Image Use

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A Tribute to James Brown

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CNN Examines James Brown's Legacy

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Harlem Says Its Farewell to James Brown

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Soul Icon James Brown Dies at 73

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Grunge, Rap Music Added to U.S. Recording Registry

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James Brown: Feeling Good

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The Passionate, Turbulent Life Of James Brown

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