Welcome to The Top 5 Records Podcast Episode 3 with a man who has one of the most incredible life stories you can imagine; Joe Conzo.
Joe Conzo has been described as the man who took Hip-Hop’s baby pictures but his story is much richer than that. A Bronx New York native that came of age in the 1970’s he was the man capturing the birth of the Hip-Hop scene as depicted in the book ‘Born In The Bronx’. If you have seen pictures of early Hip-Hop then you have seen photos by Joe.
After a couple of tough years where he had troubles with addiction and became homeless he turned his life around training as a nurse and then becoming a medic with the New York Fire Department and even being one of the many on the ground during the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Centre.
You can check out Joe’s website here – http://joeconzo.com/wp/ and his instagram here – https://www.instagram.com/joeconzo/
Check out the Spotify playlist for his selection here
Discogs Links To Purchase these Songs / Albums:
Marvin Gaye ‘What’s Going On’ – https://www.discogs.com/Marvin-Gaye-Whats-Going-On/master/66631
Gil Scott Heron & Brian Jackson ‘Winter In America’ – https://www.discogs.com/Gil-Scott-Heron-Brian-Jackson-Winter-In-America/master/7849
Dr Buzzard’s Original Savannah Band – https://www.discogs.com/Dr-Buzzards-Original-Savannah-Band-Dr-Buzzards-Original-Savannah-Band/master/87523
Santana ‘Abraxas’ – https://www.discogs.com/Santana-Abraxas/master/31598
The Ghetto Brothers ‘Power-Fuerza’ – https://www.discogs.com/Ghetto-Brothers-Power-Fuerza/master/500374
Rubble Kings Documentary about The Ghetto Brothers – https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1730714/
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