Hamp Swain, at his home in Macon in 2008, played a pivotal role in helping launch James Brown’s career when he played the singer’s first hit, “Please, Please, Please,” on the air at radio station WIBB.
Hamp Swain, at his home in Macon in 2008, played a pivotal role in helping launch James Brown’s career when he played the singer’s first hit, “Please, Please, Please,” on the air at radio station WIBB. Telegraph file photo
Hamp Swain, at his home in Macon in 2008, played a pivotal role in helping launch James Brown’s career when he played the singer’s first hit, “Please, Please, Please,” on the air at radio station WIBB. Telegraph file photo

Macon DJ who helped launch Otis Redding, James Brown, Little Richard, dies at age 88

May 09, 2018 08:35 AM