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Wattstax

Format: DVD 2004
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Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video (DVD) M1630.18.W337 2004x
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video
 
Call Number  (DVD) M1630.18.W337 2004x
 
 
 
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Carnegie Library of Homestead AV IN TRANSIT
Location  Carnegie Library of Homestead
 
Collection  AV
 
Status  IN TRANSIT
 
 
Summary
On August 20, 1972, more than 100,000 people attended what came to be known as the 'black Woodstock.' Wattstax documents this historic event and includes the once-lost original ending.
Contents
What you see is what you get / The Dramatics
Oh la de da ; We the people ; Respect yourself / The Staple Singers
Star spangled banner ; Lift every voice & sing / Kim Weston
Someone greater than you & I / Jimmy Jones
Lying on the truth / Rance Allen Group
Peace be still / The Emotions
Old time religion / various performers
Son of Shaft / Bar Kays
I'll sing the blues for you / Albert King
Walking the backstreet & crying / Little Milton
Jody / Johnnie Taylor
I may not be what you want / Mel & Tim
Picking up the pieces / Carla Thomas
Breakdown ; Funky chicken / Rufus Thomas
If loving you is wrong I don't want to be right / Luther Ingram
Shaft ; Soulsville / Isaac Hayes.

Additional Information
Subjects Popular music -- 1971-1980.
African Americans -- Music.
African American musicians.
Publisher Burbank, CA :Distributed by Warner Home Video,2004
Edition 30th-anniversary special ed., widescreen.
Contributors Bell, Al.
Wolper, David L.
Shaw, Larry.
Stuart, Mel.
Weston, Kim.
Jones, Jimmy (Gospel singer)
King, Albert, 1923-1992.
Little Milton.
Taylor, Johnnie.
Thomas, Carla, 1942-
Thomas, Rufus, 1917-2001.
Ingram, Luther.
Hayes, Isaac.
Pryor, Richard, 1940-2005.
Dramatics (Musical group)
Staple Singers.
Rance Allen Group (Musical group)
Emotions (Musical group)
Bar-Kays (Musical group)
Mel & Tim.
Stax Films (Firm)
Wolper Pictures (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Participants/Performers Commentary, Richard Pryor.
Other Contributors Editors, Robert K. Lambert, David Newhouse, David Blewitt.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Language English
Closed-captioned.
Notes Originally produced in 1972.
Special features: Commentary by rap activist and musicologist Chuck D. and music historian and author Rob Bowman; commentary by director Mel Stuart, director of photography Larry Clark, Al Bell and Isaac Hayes; "Rolling Down a Mountain": the original 1973 ending performed by Isaac Hayes; uncut Albert King performance; vocals direct from the soul; the 1973 theatrical trailer; 2003 special edition trailer.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby digital, surround 5.1, stereo.
Description 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 0790794594
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