Late soul giant reflects on spirituality, mortality in 2014 clip shot in Vienna, Austria
"He had a lot of pain in his life and his reaction to that was to try and reach out to other people and alleviate pain," Roth says
Former James Brown impersonator became late-in-life star with impassioned vocals and exuberant live performances
"When I come back, I'll come back strong, with God's love," soul singer said in statement. "With God's will, I'll be back soon"
"I will fight through this like I've fought through the many other obstacles in my life," soul and funk singer says
Soul singer decompresses after long European tour in latest 'Changes' visual
Footage culls from in-production documentary 'Living on Soul'
Music legend and the Extraordinaires give commanding, James Brown-esque performance
New York soul singer tells how real-life hardship, including his mother's death, influenced emotional 'Changes' album
Soul singer's third album, 'Changes,' was released on April 1st
Powerful clip features news footage of Black Lives Matter protests, Donald Trump
Charles Bradley, Gary Clark Jr., Galactic, White Denim, Umphrey's McGee also booked for four-day, jam-centric August event
Soul singer plots North American, European tour behind upcoming LP, 'Changes'
Screaming Eagle of Soul delivers striking, speechless performance in new video
Daptone Records' second collection features favorite tracks, rarities and unreleased cuts