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A documentary on the legendary soul music concert staged in Kinshasa, Zaire in 1974.

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A documentary on the legendary soul music concert staged in Kinshasa, Zaire in 1974.

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The greatest music festival that you have never seen.

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Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements and brief strong language | See all certifications »
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10 June 2009 (France)  »

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$23,893 (USA) (10 July 2009)

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$206,813 (USA) (13 November 2009)
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I Can't Stand Myself (When You Touch Me)
Written by James Brown
Performed by James Brown & the J.B.'s
Under license from Unichappell Music, Inc.
on behalf of Dynatone Publishing Co. (BMI)
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not enough soul, no power
29 September 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Basically a waste of time. Behind the scenes footage of (nothing really) people building a stage, native Africans being poor, Mohammed Ali bragging, and artists eating. ONE song each by every band. The Bill Withers and James Brown songs were great, but that doesn't warrant wasting 90 minutes of time. Just watch those videos on-line and go on with your day. I really was looking forward to see the performances of these artists in their prime. If you are looking for the same, you will be vastly let down. Just filler. I removed the paper cover and the disc itself, kept the plastic case for future use, and threw the rest in the garbage, I was so disappointed. Avoid like Ebola.


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