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James Brown, For Sale

Posted by Geoff Edgers  June 13, 2008 10:48 AM

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Christie's has announced a July 17 auction featuring assorted objects from the Godfather of Soul. The material definitely runs high on the kitsch meter, from the jumpsuit James Brown wore before the "Rumble In the Jungle" (estimate: $5,000 - $7,000) to a red "sex" jumpsuit, black cape and assorted things from the closet, including bow ties. (No word when we'll be able to purchase one of the Godfather's girdles.)

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