Description: NEWSFEED: 12/30/06 VARIOUS MUSICIANS PERFORMING AT JAMES BROWN'S FUNERAL, TAKING PLACE INSIDE THE JAMES BROWN ARENA ;JAMES BROWN FUNERAL AUGUSTA GA James Brown performing on big screen over open casket ;Guests in their seats can't help clapping and sort of boogieing ('I Feel Good' is playing) ;Man in a suit standing and dancing reverently ;'James Brown 1933-2006' on screen ;Man preaching and singing while the Soul Generals perform on stage behind casket; Family members or otherwise VIP's standing in front row...guests stand and applaud, ushers handing out tissues ;Ollie Woodson speaking, introduces Derrick Monk, who sings right to Brown in his casket, mourners stand and clap ; WS crowd...guests take seats...the Soul Generals setting up (a closer shot reveals that they're wearing epaulets) ;The band plays a little something to wake everybody up...man with amazing accent announces Michael Jackson's arrival ;The Soul Generals play, Jackson views casket, Al Sharpton is there too, and hold on, also Jesse Jackson, security around VIPs ;This blonde woman on the stage is doing nothing to dispel the stereotype that white people have no sense of rhythm; This black woman on stage makes up for it by having a lot more rhythm than most people.Guess what? She turns out to be Brown's daughter (I can't catch the name) 'The fruit don't fall too far from the tree!' ;Emcee introduces Vicky Anderson who sings 'It's a Man's World' ;The emcee has almost the same accent as Justin Wilson. He introduces Tanya Ray ('Black by persuasion'), who sings 'Hold On'; Marla Whitney singing 'Kansas City', the Bittersweets perform 'I Feel Good', Bobby Bird and Brewster Collins perform ;Women in front row dancing, older women dancing in the aisle. This might be Billy Bennet performing ; Singer tries to cajole Michael Jackson onto the stage, apparently he declines, M.C. Hammer comes up & dances ;Emcee throws sparkling cape over Brown's casket at the finale. People drift off stage, Ray remains gazing down into casket ;JAMES BROWN GA PUBLIC VIEWING mourners file past open casket, DX people lined up to pay respects ;'Rest In Peace' on electronic marquee ;
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