(Repost) 9/11/19 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Richard Pryor- Dick Junkie Excerpt From Live and Smokin (1971)

Richard Pryor answers the recent gay allegation by Quincy Jones in the 1971 standup Live and Smokin. Continue reading

8/24/19 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY-ANYTHING GOES EXTRA!: Flame Monroe at Uptown Comedy Club

Q Productions presents Flame Monroe. By popular demand, this is the whole set Flame Monroe performed at Uptown Comedy Corner June 2011. Continue reading

8/23/19 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Misty Copeland – The Arsenio Hall Show (Interview and Performance)

Misty Copeland literally leaped into the public consciousness through a well orchestrated and highly visible media campaign. Her performances with music icon Prince helped catapulted Copeland into the public eye.  Continue reading

GOSPEL SUNDAY: Aretha Franklin- Amazing Grace

Aretha Franklin recorded Amazing Grace in January 1972 at the New Temple Missionary Baptish Church in Los Angeles. The Reverend James Cleveland and the Southern California Community Choir accompanied FranklinThis never-before-seen footage of Franklin’s legendary live-gospel-album recording is a profoundly moving and deeply soulful performance that transcends time.

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8/1/19 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: James Brown- Please Please Please ( Live at the TAMI Show)

Please, Please, Please was written by James Brown and Johnny Terry and released as a single on Federal Records in 1956, it charted #6 R&B. It was the group’s debut recording and first chart hit, and became their signature song.
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7/25/19 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Joan Rivers Live At The Apollo Part 1 & 2

The late and truly great Joan Rivers delivers a legendary set at the Hammersmith Apollo in West London, typically pulling no punches as she glides through topics such as plastic surgery, growing old, and child labour.
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7/9/19 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: What To The Slave Is 4th of July? James Earl Jones Recites Frederick Douglas

On July 5, 1852, in Rochester, New York, Frederick Douglas gave one of his most famous speeches, “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro.” He was addressing the Rochester Ladies Antislavery Society. Continue reading

6/26/19 (REPOST) O&A NYC DANCE: Michael Jackson- Billie Jean (Outstanding Live Performance)

The King of Pop Michael Jackson is in great form in this live concert version of his classic Billie Jean. Continue reading

5/10/19 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Paula Abdul’s Performance – 2019 Billboard Music Awards

Paula Abdul closed the 2019 Billboard Music Awards with a six-song medley of her hits.
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