James Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter, dancer, musician, record producer and bandleader. He was an originator of funk music and a major figure of 20th-century music and dance. He is often referred to as the "Godfather of Soul". In a career that lasted 50 years, he influenced the development of several music genres. Brown was one of the first inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at its inaugural induction dinner in New York on January 23, 1986. Here is a bright red Squier guitar, signed by the music legend who adds his signature song “I Feel Good’ and “G.F.O.S.” (for Godfather of Soul). Framed in a custom shadow box frame.