"The Godfather of Soul," James Brown, wound up his post mortem tour this afternoon in Columbia, South Carolina as family members awaited the arrival of his body and entourage. Family members, afraid that someone will steal his gold casket, will not disclose where his final resting place will be. They also want to consult Elvis Pressley family members about what to do next.
"The God Father of Soul" has been on tour since his death on Christmas Day. The 73-year-old singer's body has been giggling, and wiggling and shaking all around as it travels across the country appearing for loyal fans.
Several days after his death, Brown even appeared at the historic Apollo Theatre in Harlem where he made his debut in 1956. Thousands of fans were there to greet him.
After a long van drive through the night from Georgia, Brown's body arrived at the Apollo in a white carriage drawn by two white horses through the streets of Harlem.
Everyone was dancing and singing in the streets outside the Apollo in "raucous celebration of the 'Godfather of Soul'" according to sources.
Headlines read: "Even in death James Brown can move a crowd."
After giggling and wiggling and shaking at the Apollo Theatre, Brown's body was whisked away from the crowds by the Reverend Al Sharpton, and racing through the night in a black limo to the Sugar Cane Club, Speakeasy at 2212 135th Street in Harlem.
At the speakeasy, Sharpton relaxed with Brown's body and Bernie Lomax from "Weekend at Bernies" all three men having cocktails and listening to fans before leaving and taking the limo to their suite at the St. Regis.
"He was a superstar for common people, and I wanted to make sure that common people got to see him again," Sharpton told The Associated Press.
Word was not out on when the next tour would be, but rumors are out that a tour with Elvis could possibly be coming up as early as Spring.
Brown, whose unique style of soul and funk left a large imprint on hip-hop, disco and rap music.
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