Danny Ray, James Brown’s ‘Original Hype Man,’ Dies at 85

He opened thousands of concerts for the “Godfather of Soul,” and closed them by draping a sequined velvet over his body just before the encore.

Danny Ray, James Brown’s ‘Original Hype Man,’ Dies at 85
He opened thousands of concerts for the “Godfather of Soul,” and closed them by draping a sequined velvet over his body just before the encore.