'55-'56 TV Ballroom NM

  • January 2, 2012

    Ray Charles NOT Telecast At 5-4 Ballroom (Or Was He?) (1955, 1956)

    The California Eagle, Dec. 21, 1955. On December 21, 1955, The California Eagle ran a page-wide ‘advertorial’ banner on its entertainment page, announcing: “Ray Charles ‘weeking’ at 5-4”. The stint brought the “Sightless 88’er* Back On B’way” for the weekend (alternatively specified as a “4-Day Stay” and a “three-day stand”, probably coming down to Friday […]

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