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Questlove film brings iconic 1969 concert back to life

Clip: 10/15/2021 | 8m 33s  | Video has closed captioning.

In the summer of 1969 cameras captured a series of concerts in Harlem featuring artists who would go on to become musical legends, like Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone and Gladys Knight. But for decades no one was interested in the footage until musician Questlove took up the challenge in a documentary that brings history to life. Jeffrey Brown recently spoke with Questlove for our series, "CANVAS."

Aired: 10/15/21

Rating: NR

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