Wattstax

Wattstax

Wattstax fue un festival de música que se celebró el 20 de agosto de 1972 en Los Ángeles (Estados Unidos).

El festival fue concebido como un «Woodstock afroamericano», participando cantantes de soul, funk y R&B del sello Stax y otros invitados, como el reverendo Jesse Jackson y el cómico Richard Pryor.

Todas la actuaciones tuvieron lugar en el Coliseo de los Ángles y acudieron cerca de 112.000 personas.[1]

Fueron 7 horas de espectáculo a cargo de artistas como The Staple Singers, The Emotions, The Bar-Kays, David Porter, Carla Thomas, Rufus Thomas o Isaac Hayes.

Artistas participantes

Notas y referencias

  1. Notas del álbum WattStax. Music from the WattStax Festival & Film (Rhyno Records, 2007).

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