I Feel Good was the anthem of the Hardest Working Man in Show Business.
He lived with his aunt who was a madam at a brothel.
He is the king of funk and soul with his crushed blue velvet suit, and his wild moves on stage.
He got married to Velma Warren on June 19, 1953, then to Deidre Jenkins on October 22, 1970, then to Adrienne Rodriguez in 1984, and to Tomirae Brown on December 14, 2001.
He founded American funk music and inspired musicians such as Herbie Hancock.