1. “Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry remembers discovering Brown’s early music in record stores. “I’d be looking for old blues artists, like Howlin’ Wolf and John Lee Hooker, and James Brown’s records were in some of the same bins. His sounds were drastically different, but they did the same thing to me.” Aerosmith included Brown’s songs in its early sets, and his grooves and those of descendants such as New Orleans funk band The Meters “had a big influence on my songwriting, and still do,” Perry says.”

     

     

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