Throwback Thursday

1/13/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Michael Jackson’s Earth Song

Earth Song is the third single from Michael Jackson’s album HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I. The ballad incorporates elements of blues, gospel and opera. Jackson had a long-standing history of releasing socially conscious material such as We Are the World, Man in the Mirror and Heal the World. However, Earth… Continue reading

12/30/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Vanessa Williams- Happy Days Are Here Again

What better way to start our New Year’s Eve Celebration then with Vanessa Williams rendition of Happy Days Are Here Again.  Continue reading

12/16/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Chris Brown – This Christmas

This Christmas is an R&B song by Donny Hathaway and which is covered by Chris Brown as a soundtrack for the movie. Continue reading

11/25/21 O&A NYC THANKSGIVING THROWBACK: March of the Wooden Soldiers- Laurel & Hardy

Babes in Toyland is a Laurel and Hardy musical film released on March 10, 1934. The film is also known by its alternate titles Laurel and Hardy in Toyland, Revenge Is Sweet (the 1948 European reissue title), March of the Wooden Soldiers and Wooden Soldiers (in the United States). Continue reading

11/11/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK TUESDAY: The Temptations and Diana Ross & The Supremes- Ed Sullivan Show

On November 19th 1967, a special Ed Sullivan Show took place featuring newly formed Diana Ross and The Supremes and The Temptations. Continue reading

9/30/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY:Branford Marsalis Quartet – Giant Steps (1988)

Branford Marsalis born August 26, 1960 is a saxophonist, composer and a bandleader. While primarily known for his work in jazz as the leader of the Branford Marsalis Quartet, he also performs frequently as a soloist with classical ensembles and has led the group Buckshot LeFonque.  Continue reading

9/2/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY Pt.1:Morning, Noon and Night with Nigel Sylvester

The Go All Day video series was conceptualized and written by Nigel Slyvester and Glenn PP Milligan, with support from Gatorade. Shout out to everyone who helped make the series a reality, to Nigel friends who appeared in the videos and to DONNIS, for providing music for the series. Continue reading

7/22/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Notorious B.I.G. Story (2001)

Christopher George Latore Wallace better known by his stage names the Notorious B.I.G., Biggie Smalls, or simply Biggie, was a Brooklyn born rapper and songwriter. Continue reading

7/15/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Kevin Lyttle – Turn Me On feat. Spraga Benz

Turn Me On is the debut single by Kevin Lyttle. It was the lead single from his self titled debut album. The song was originally a soca ballad released in 2003, remade into a dance hit for the US release. Featuring  Spraga Benz in the radio remix. Continue reading

6/3/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Jackson 5 – Dancing Machine

The Jackson 5 perform Dancing Machine on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson (1974) Continue reading

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