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A 'Goddy' performance

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Format:
Newspaper Article
Publication Date:
Nov 25-Dec 1, 2004
Published:
Jamaica, NY
ISBN:
1018-2330
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Jamaica, Blacks, Music, Culture, Fund raising, Musical performances, Reynolds, Howard 'Goddy Goddy', 1970-
Notes:
The concert was held in order to raise funds for Howard 'Goddy Goddy' Reynolds' surgery to remove a painful tumour behind his ears. The 'night to remember' began with five-year-old Oshine Levy, the daughter of 2004 Gospel Song winner Lubert Levy. Oshine gave a splendid rendition of My Redeemer Lives. Her pint-sized body belied her voice control. She lifted the place to a spiritual high which found hundreds of mostly young attendees dancing, waving flags and singing along. The command of her performance was highlighted by MC Garfield, who reminded the audience that 'a child shall lead them'.