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GARFIELD HEIGHTS, OHIO (AP) - The Ohio makers of James Brown’s signature capes are being sued over one the Godfather of Soul never got to wear.
Brown’s daughter faces his longtime tailors in a Cleveland area small claims court on Friday. Deanna Brown Thomas tells The Plain Dealer newspaper of Cleveland she sued Curtis and Marilyn Gibson as a last resort, after asking them repeatedly to turn over a silver cape made for her father before he died in late 2006.
Thomas says she wants her father’s costumes for a museum and that she paid the Gibsons $7,000 for what they had.
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