The Night James Brown Saved Boston
- 1 hr 6 min
The Night James Brown Saved Boston is a musical biography that was released in 2008. The film shows footage of performer James Brown performing at Boston Garden in Boston on April 5, 1968, one day after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. assassination. Throughout the country, there were riots after Dr. King's assassination, and the mayor and the Boston police feared that the city would follow. James Brown felt that the show needs to go on and he want the fans to stay home and to be safe. The performance not only was a success, but the performer made history in calming a city down when other major cities were rioting after an icon's death.