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Cast (feature film)

2.
Rejoice and Shout (2010)
Traces the evolution of Gospel through its many musical styles - the spirituals and early hymns, the four-part harmony-based quartets, the integration of blues and swing into Gospel, the emergence of Soul, and the blending of Rap and Hip Hop elements. Gospel music also walked in step with the story
3.
Rejoice and Shout (2010)
Traces the evolution of Gospel through its many musical styles - the spirituals and early hymns, the four-part harmony-based quartets, the integration of blues and swing into Gospel, the emergence of Soul, and the blending of Rap and Hip Hop elements. Gospel music also walked in step with the story
4.
Blues Divas (2005)
Live performance footage and interviews with eight contemporary female blues' artists including Mavis Staples, Denise LaSalle, Irma Thomas, Odetta, Deborah Coleman, Bettye LaVette, Ann Peebles and Renee Austin.
5.
Lightning in a Bottle (2004)
A one night, one time only concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York City in which some of the greatest performers in the history of Blues music, including BB King, Bonnie Raitt, Steven Tyler and Macy Gray performed together. Captures the emotional spontaneity that only live performances of the B
6.
Graffiti Bridge (1990) as Melody Cool
Two musicians become rivals in a power struggle over the direction of a nightclub they own.

Music (feature film)

8.
Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys (2008)
Wealthy socialite Charlotte Cartwright and her dear friend Alice Pratt, a working class woman of high ideals, have enjoyed a lasting friendship throughout many years. Suddenly, their lives become mired in turmoil as their adult children''s extramarital affairs, unethical business practices and a dark paternity secret threaten to derail family fortunes and unravel the lives of all involved. Alice''s self-centered newlywed daughter Andrea is betraying her trusting husband Chris by engaging in a torrid affair with her boss and mother''s best friend''s son William. While cheating on his wife Jillian with a string of ongoing dalliances with his mistress Andrea, William''s true focus is to replace the COO of his mother''s lucrative construction corporation. Meanwhile, Alice''s other daughter Pam, a kind but no nonsense woman married to a hard working construction worker, tries to steer the family in a more positive direction. While paternity secrets, marital infidelity, greed and unsavory business dealings threaten to derail both families, Charlotte and Alice decide to take a breather from it all by making a cross-country road trip in which they rediscover themselves and possibly find a way to save their families from ruin.
9.
My Blueberry Nights (2008)
After a rough break-up, Elizabeth sets out on a journey across America, leaving behind a life of memories, a dream and a soulful new friend; a cafe owner--all while in search of something to mend her broken heart. Waitressing her way through the country, Elizabeth befriends others whose yearnings ar
10.
Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
Charlie Wilson was a bachelor congressman from Texas who had a habit of showing up in hot tubs with strippers and cocaine. His "Good Time Charlie" exterior, however, masked an extraordinary mind, a deep sense of patriotism and a passion for the underdog, and in the early 1980s the underdog was Afgha
11.
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
Unexpected guests and a run of bad luck turn Christmas into a season in hell.
12.
Sweet Hearts Dance (1988) as Song Performer ("Oh Happy Day")
A warm look at the day-to-day life of four people in a small Vermont town during a crucial, conflict-filled period in their lives.
13.
Wildcats (1986)
As a daughter of a lengendary gridiron star, a young woman''s greatest desire is to coach a team of her own When the chauvinistic powers to be assign her to an inner city ghetto school, the spriited female has her own work cut out for her.
14.
Piece Of The Action, A (1977)
Manny and Dave are Chicago con artists who specialize in cheating people who take advantage of the poor. When they are blackmailed by a retired policeman into giving something back to the community, they start volunteering as career counselors for a group of uncooperative teens at the community center. Manny is beginning to enjoy helping the students when his work there in interrupted by the arrival of his girlfriend''s overbearing parents and a mobster who has discovered that he cheated him.

Cast (special)

15.
Rave Un2 the Year 2000 (1999)
Live concert featuring the Artist Formerly Known as Prince from Paisley Park Studios in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
16.
12th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, The (1997)
Twelfth annual induction ceremonies of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Inductees this year include: The Bee Gees; Crosby, Stills and Nash, Parliament-Funkadelic; The Rascals; Jackson 5; Buffalo Springfield; Joni Mitchell; Mahalia Jackson; Bill Monroe; and Syd Nathan.
17.
VH1 Honors (1994) as Presenter
Live concert honoring seven influential recording artists.
18.
Met Life Presents the Apollo Theatre Hall of Fame (1994)
A presentation of the Apollo Theatre Hall of Fame ceremony, where special recognition was given to Chuck Berry, Dick Gregory, and Marvin Gaye.
19.
7th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, The (1992)
A broadcast of the Stellar Gospel Music Awards ceremony, taped at Royce Hall in the UCLA Campus, Los Angeles, California.
20.
Late Night With David Letterman: 10th Anniversary (1992)
A prime-time special featuring celebrity interviews and comedy stunts from the last ten years of "Late Night."
21.
Bruce Willis: The Return of Bruno (1987)
Bruce Willis, the star of the prime-time series "Moonlighting," appears in his first television special. The program is a "mockumentary" look at singing hero Bruno Radolini and his band The Heaters.
22.
Motown Returns to the Apollo (1985)
Taped before a live audience at the Apollo Theatre in New York City on May 4, 1985, top headliners celebrate the 50th anniversary and official reopening of New York's world-famed theater. The concert, hosted by Bill Cosby, was a benefit for the Africare/Ethiopian Relief Fund.

Music (special)

23.
Rave Un2 the Year 2000 (1999) as Song Performer
Live concert featuring the Artist Formerly Known as Prince from Paisley Park Studios in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
24.
Late Night With David Letterman: 10th Anniversary (1992)
A prime-time special featuring celebrity interviews and comedy stunts from the last ten years of "Late Night."
25.
Motown Returns to the Apollo (1985)
Taped before a live audience at the Apollo Theatre in New York City on May 4, 1985, top headliners celebrate the 50th anniversary and official reopening of New York's world-famed theater. The concert, hosted by Bill Cosby, was a benefit for the Africare/Ethiopian Relief Fund.

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