This is an image of an Omaha Star write-up on an upcoming music performance at the Carnation Ballroom. The caption reads, "James Brown, with the Famous Flames, will be the featured entertainer at the Carnation Ballroom, February 16, 1957. Also with James Brown and the Flames, will be Fats Gonder and his orchestra. James Brown is known for his popular rendition of 'Please, Please, Please,' 'I Won't Plead No More,' and 'Chonnie-on-Chon'." At the time of this performance, James Brown had some national notoriety, with "Please, Please, Please" making the charts in 1956, and would go on to gain wide commercial success in the following years.
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