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12 Crazy James Brown Moments Not in Get on Up

8. He performed in The Blues Brothers with John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd.Dan Aykroyd’s performance as his manager Ben Bart in Get on Up has double significance, because James Brown performed with Aykroyd in the 1980 musical as a church leader who guides the way for the two protagonists. He would later also appear in 1985’s Rocky IV, singing the super patriotic, “Living in America,” and two years later he guest-starred on a particularly insane late-series episode of Miami Vice.

via Vulture.


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