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James Brown vs. Joe Tex
Fightin' Words: "You keep her" ('You Keep Her,' Tex)
Tex and Brown were labelmates in the 1950s, and Tex was credited for one of Brown's early hits. But that didn't make them friends. Tex felt that Brown swiped his stage moves. Soon enough the Godfather would swipe something more personal: Tex's wife. When Bea Ford joined the James Brown Revue, Tex recorded 'You Keep Her.' They periodically shared bills until Tex mocked Brown's famous act by throwing a blanket over his shoulders and singing "Please, please, please – get me out of this cape!" Brown fired several rounds at his rival in a nightclub, reportedly paying off patrons hit by stray bullets with $100 bills.
Judges' Decision: James Brown, despite the foreign object