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Charles Bradley channels past heartaches for soulful sound

Clip: 06/03/2014 | 5m 7s

Singer Charles Bradley was making a living as a James Brown cover act when he was “discovered” by Daptone, a record label helping bring about a resurgence of soul music. These days, Bradley's songs reflect the story of his own past, drawing a growing number of fans to his gospel of soul and heartbreak. Jeffrey Brown shares the story of the singer’s breakthrough and latest album.

Aired: 06/03/14

Rating: NR

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