Diana Ross took the stage on July 21, 1983 after more than a year of planning an event that she referred to as possibly one of the most important moments in her life and career. Her Central Park show was designed to promote the entertainer, a new album, a concert tour and most importantly a playground for young children. But Mother Nature had other plans and Ross made headlines around the world for battling the stormy weather to perform and take care of her fans. Now, take a look back, 30 years later, at the legendary concert that raised the bar on shows in Central Park and illustrated why Diana Ross is the superstar she is.
With rare photographs, Diana Ross in Central Park celebrates the historic shows of 1983 and the entertainer who brought them to life.