9/28/19 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Motown Returns to The Apollo (1985)

Motown Returns to The Apollo (1985) a star studded celebration of the 50th anniversary and re-opening of The Apollo Theatre in Harlem, New York. Proceeds from the concert went to the Africare/Ethiopian Relief Fund. The program received a 1985 for Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Program. 

Motown Returns to The Apollo (1985)

The cast includes: Debbie Allen, Gerald Alston. Ricky Bell ,Renaldo Benson, Edward ‘Sonny’ Bivins, Michael Bivins, Tempestt Bledsoe, Lisa Bonet ,Boy George,Bunny Briggs ,Bobby Brown ,James Brown, Gregg Burge, Earl Carroll, Joe Cocker ,Bill Cosby, Sammy Davis Jr. ,Bunny  Briggs, DeBarge ,El DeBarge, James DeBarge, Mark DeBarge, Randy DeBarge, Ronnie DeVoe, Abdul ‘Duke’ Fakir ,Melvin Franklin .Al Green, Sam Harris ,Gregory Hines, Jennifer Holliday ,Thelma Houston, Chuck Jackson, Kenneth Kelley ,William King, Keshia Knight Pulliam ,Ronald La Pread, Patti LaBelle ,Little Richard ,Winfred ‘Blue’ Lovett, The Manhattans, Marilyn McCoo ,George Michael, J.D. Nicholas, Walter Orange, Lawrence Payton, Wilson Pickett ,Billy Preston ,Lou Rawls, Martha Reeves, Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross, Howard ‘Sandman’ Sims, Jimmy Slyde ,Mavis Staples, Rod Stewart ,Richard Street, Levi Stubbs ,Ralph E. Tresvant ,Willie Tyler ,Ron Tyson, Luther Vandross ,Sarah Vaughan ,Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Mary Wells ,Otis Williams ,Vanessa Williams, Stevie Wonder, Ali Woodson, and  Monique Mannen

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