Wednesday, October 24, 1964: 'Live at the Apollo'

Singer James Brown's performance at the Apollo Theater in New York is recorded for an album that would be released in May 1963. Not only would it be a commercial success, it would be regarded as one of the best live albums ever made.

Photo from Apollo Theater Foundation.

* Summary (from www.history.com): @
* Album review (from Rolling Stone magazine): @
* Album review (from Pitchfork): @
* More about the recording (Daily Telegraph, 2003, via www.rocksbackpages.com and The Guardian): @ 
* "James Brown's 'Live at the Apollo' " (Douglas Wolk, 2004): @

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