Online video site Pluto.TV will offer a James Brown-focused channel, streaming for free his classic 1960s-era live performances and timed with Friday’s premiere of “Get On Up,” a biopic about the “Godfather of Soul,” starring Chadwick Boseman.
The programming is coming from videos of Brown performances on the T.A.M.I. Show, a 1968 concert at Harlem’s Apollo Theater, a documentary about Brown’s riot-quelling show in Boston the night that Martin Luther King Jr. was killed and other video material collected by the music- and TV-reissue specialists at Shout Factory into a three-DVD set called I’ve Got a Feeling – James Brown in the ’60s.
The videos will run from 9 a.m. Friday through the weekend, then, become available on demand.
The Los Angeles-based Pluto.TV offers more than 100 channels of free online video, including ones for music, sports, entertainment, and children’s programming.
Pluto.TV to Stream James Brown Videos During ‘Get On Up’s’ Opening Weekend was originally published on chicagodefender.com