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At ‘Black Woodstock,’ an All-Star Lineup Delivered Joy and Renewal to 300,000

A rain shower didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the crowds at what is now Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem. July 13, 1969.

Woodstock was big and messy, thrilling and stirring — and summed up finally by Jimi Hendrix, whose festival-closing set included his towering, take-a-knee reading of the national anthem. 481 more words


Trailer Things: EPIX's #GodfatherofHarlem explores civil unrest from Bumpy Johnson's eyes

I had little interest in EPIX’s upcoming series, mainly because I don’t have the network. But after watching the trailer – loaded with a superb cast and a rich, complex story line – I will be downloading the app and tuning in September 29th. 94 more words


Music Birthday: Patti Austin

🔊🎉Today 1948 – Patti Austin was born in Harlem, NY – Her duet with James Ingram, ‘Baby, Come to Me,’ reached no. 1 on the US Hot 100 – Song spent 32 weeks on chart, and became her first gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America.