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February 03, 2022

SUMMER OF SOUL (...OR, WHEN THE REVOLUTION COULD NOT BE TELEVISED)

COLE SMITHEY

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Dig Ahmir Questlove's super-rare document of the 1969 Harlem music festival that the media ignored.

Found soul footage baby.

Get why this concert at Mount Morris Park was a much bigger deal than the Apollo 11 Moon Landing that took place simultaneously.

This thing is real on every level.

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Check it: Stevie, B.B., Mahalia, Nina, Gladys, Ray, Mongo, and Sly bring the huge crowd alive.

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Hot.

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You say you've got soul.

But do you really have soul?

Afro-Cuban rhythms will blow your mind and your behind.

Not Rated. 117 mins.

5 Stars

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