African-American Entertainment in Baltimore (Black America by Rosa Pryor-Trusty,Tonya Taliaferro PDF

By Rosa Pryor-Trusty,Tonya Taliaferro

African-American leisure in Baltimore captures the brilliance of the city's musical history from 1930 to 1980. This academic and unique quantity invitations readers to take a visible journey down reminiscence lane to the times whilst Pennsylvania street, the center of the city's African-American neighborhood, vibrated with lifestyles. Celebrated inside those pages are entertainers akin to The Ink Spots, Sonny Til & the Orioles, Illinois Jacquet, Cab Calloway, Lionel Hampton, Sammy Davis Jr., Slappy White, Pearl Bailey, Billie vacation, and Ella Fitzgerald; The Avenue's most well-liked nightspots and theaters together with the mythical Royal Theater, The Regent Theater, the Sphinx, and membership on line casino; and the DJs and promoters who helped domesticate the city's musical talents.

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