'58 RS Showboat NM

  • December 7, 2011

    Ray Charles At The Showboat On Voice Of America (1958)

    The Showboat was a famous “musical bar” or jazz club in the basement of the Douglas Hotel in Philadelphia. Jazz fans and jazz musicians hung at The Showboat nightly. Ray had a gig there as early as 1951, but possibly performed or hang out there more often during the 1950s and early 1960s. Dizzy Gillespie, […]

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