35th Anniversary Commemorative Concert Honors Marley’s Apollo Debut (video)

Frankie Crocker, Dione Warwick and Bob MarleyBy Vinette K. Pryce

One year before the untimely May 11, 1981 passing of reggae superstar Bob Marley, on Sept. 19, 1980 the Rastafarian musician opened for the first of a two-night concert with rhythm & blues legends The Commodores at Madison Square Garden and many of his fans have not stopped talking about what transpired that evening. Continue Reading →

U2 And The Harlem Gospel Choir, “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” (video)

still4U2 and the Harlem gospel choir New Voices of Freedom recorded the song at the Greater Calvary Church, 50-50 West 124th Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues) in Central Harlem. There are many versions of  “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For”, but this version appeared on the Rattle and Hum album from the September 28, 1987 concert at Madison Square Garden.  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Esther Anderson Talks About Bob Marley Documentary

Bob and Esther 2Comprised of never-before-seen archival footage, this enthralling 2011 documentary, directed by Esther Anderson and Gian Godoy, unveils rare glimpses into Bob Marley and The Wailers’s rise to stardom, including the band’s first rehearsal. Continue Reading →