Wattstax

Wattstax

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Featuring highlights of a seven-hour concert for an audience of over 100,000 people at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in the summer of 1972, along with on-the-street interviews and comedian Richard Pryor at his peak, this amazing documentary film celebrates a mammoth musical event, the seventh annual Watts Summer Festival. Performances include: "Theme from Shaft" and "Soulsville" by Isaac Hayes; The Dramatics' "What You See Is What You Get"; "If Loving You Is Wrong, I Don't Want To Be Right" by Luther Ingram; "Respect Yourself" sung by The Staple Singers; "Breakdown" and "Funky Chicken" by Rufus Thomas; The Emotions' "Peace Be Still"; "I'll Sing The Blues For You" by Albert King; and many more.
Starring James Alexander, Raymond Allen, Isaac Hayes
Director Mel Stuart