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James Brown: Feeling Good

James Brown has been called the Godfather of Soul, the Sex Machine, the Hardest Working Man in Show Business, and Soul Brother No. 1.

The 71-year-old singer underwent prostate surgery in December, and is still touring. He's written a new memoir, James Brown: I Feel Good.

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