Born: May 3, 1933 Barnwell, South Carolina, U.S.
Died: December 25, 2006 (aged 73)
Occupation: Singer songwriter dancer musician record producer bandleader
Arrest: Aiken County, South Carolina, 1988
Assault with intent to kill and failing
to stop for police. The Godfather of Soul had led
the cops in a car chase through two states.
Outcome: Acquitted of the first charge, Brown was convicted of aggravated assault and eluding police.
He served two and a half years in prison.