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GatesHayes
GatesHayes

Shout Factory TV have a concert & documentary that are very good.

The Night James Brown Saved Boston

http://www.shoutfactorytv.com/the-night-james-brown-saved-boston/55008f9369702d070ad0ca00

On April 4, 1968, the leader of the nonviolent resistance movement, Martin Luther King, was assassinated in Memphis. On April 5, 1968, James Brown sang, and the city of Boston didn’t burn down. This film tells the story of the pivotal role that James Brown—and that particular James Brown concert—played in the political, social and cultural history of the country, focusing on 1968, a defining year for America. Using actual performance footage and the personal recollections of James Brown’s band members, friends like activist Reverend Al Sharpton, personal manager Charles Bobbitt, Princeton University Professor Dr. Cornel West, Boston citizens, those who attended the concert, politicians (such as former Boston Mayor Kevin White) and Newsweek’s David Gates, The Night James Brown Saved Boston tells the compelling story of an artist at the absolute peak of his powers using his artistry for the greater good.

GatesHayes
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orlbucfan

The Apollo Theatre in Harlem was purposely quiet in respect.

wi60

A good song for today. I’ll forever wonder where we would be today if Martin ,John and Bobby were able to live a normal lifespan- I just don’t see America being worse off than what we are today.Even Bernies path might be different.

magsview

Thank you Benny! Wonderful post, as usual.

magsview

Kinda salty, but..

magsview

magsview

orlbucfan

T and R, Benny!!

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