Bands on the lost legends who inspired them

Ian Brown on James Brown: "James Brown was a sheer force of nature. The way he sings is like an early version of rapping. It’s very conversational and it feels like he’s talking directly to you a lot of the time. And the actual sound of his voice was just primal." Photo: PA Photos

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