Soul superstar James Brown donated 400 tickets to military personnel for his concert last night (March 29) in Houston. Brown said the free tickets for the show were intended to give a boost to militar

Soul superstar James Brown donated 400 tickets to military personnel for his concert last night (March 29) in Houston. Brown said the free tickets for the show were intended to give a boost to military workers as the U.S.-led war with Iraq continues.

"I grew up as a poor boy and was able to rise up and be an entertainer and help others," Brown said through a spokesperson. "I wanted to do what I could do to help our nation in this time of need."

Backed by the Soul Generals, Brown launched his current tour Dec. 27, marking performances with his signature songs, including "I Got You (I Feel Good)," "Get Up (I Feel Like Being a Sex Machine)," and "Make it Funky."


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