Brown kids to create shrine to soul icon

The children of soul legend James Brown want to turn his home into a museum - and they're using Elvis Presley's Graceland home as the business model.

The children of soul legend James Brown want to turn his home into a museum - and they're using Elvis Presley's Graceland home as the business model.

Brown's family are set to consult Presley's estate for advice on turning his property in Beech Island, South Carolina, into a public shrine to the late singer, complete with a mausoleum housing his body.

Jack Soden, chief executive of Elvis Presley Enterprises, the company in charge of Graceland, said: "We've been happy to give the benefit of what we've learned to heirs".

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