Celia Cruz & Fania All Stars in Kinshasa (1974)

See James Brown or Tabu Ley Rochereau too!

From the Zaire 74 music festival that should have accompanied the Rumble in the Jungle boxing match between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman.

Celia Cruz and Johnny Pacheco doing a sound check in Kinshasa in 1974. This was the Fania All Stars rehearsal for their performance.

Soul Power - Kinshasa Zaire 74

James Brown in Kinshasa (1974)

James Brown would have been 86 years old today… Here’s the Godfather’s entrance on the stage for the “Soul Power” concert in Kinshasa in ’74.

Watch Tabu Ley at the same concert.

Old African Music

Tabu Ley Rochereau & Africa ’70 – Seli-Ja

Excerpt from the DVD “Soul Power”, for the mega-concert in Kinshasa in 1974, where American Soul & RnB artists such as James Brown came to play.

There’s a “long” story to tell here…