James Brown, Live at The Apollo (1963) I’m going back in on a massive James Brown kick. It happens. He’s always been in my life, remember listening to him from about age 7 or 8 and forever since. And I bought up a bunch of deluxe edition CDs many years back – including the deluxe […]
Daryl Hall & John Oates with David Ruffin & Eddie Kendricks, Live At The Apollo (1985) Another day, another Hall & Oates record! A year ago I had two or three albums – now I have nearly a dozen I reckon. Getting there…getting there…At any rate, I was pleased to find this. Recorded live at […]
Various Artists: Ella 100: Live at the Apollo! Concord Jazz In 1934 a 17-year old unknown by the name of Ella Fitzgerald took the stage at the legendary Apollo Theatre in Harlem. It was Amateur Night and that nervous first performance launched a career; she’d barely need that surname after.
Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo Director: Chris Rock HBO Studios If you’ve ever wondered whether Schumer actually has the chops – away from her show and various appearances (roasts, talk-shows, podcasts) this is the latest proof, her 65-minute special for HBO filmed in May of 2015 and released at the end of the year. […]