Who Are Your Top 5 Live Musical Performers?
How you sound as a result of a carefully engineered studio recording and an edited music video is one thing. How you sound and look during a live musical performance is a very different thing. There is a clear distinction.
James Brown was the greatest live performer I’ve ever seen, closely followed by Prince. My next three are Earth, Wind & Fire, Michael Jackson and The Jacksons and Brian Culbertson — in that order. Period, paragraph, end of sentence.”
Honorable Mention – Larry Graham & Graham Central Station. (Be sure to watch the Larry Graham/Graham Central Station concert performance further down on this page).
Special Merit Award – Lenny Williams for his classic performance of “Cause I Love You” and to Maysa Leak for her heart-felt performances and consistency.
Warning: Do not scroll down or read any further unless you have some FREE time. You will get “sucked” into watching these videos, particularly, the Larry Graham, Prince and Maysa Leak videos.
The Godfather of Soul
The One and Only Prince
Earth, Wind & Fire
Michael Jackson reunites with his brothers, The Jacksons (Live In Concert)
Honorable Mention – Larry Graham & Graham Central Station (Live in Concert)
With this song, Lenny Williams gives one of the most soulful performances ever.