They Called It "KY & The Curb"

They Called It "KY & The Curb" (HMOP9)

Location: Atlantic City, NJ 08401 Atlantic County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 21.388', W 74° 25.642'

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Historic Atlantic City - Kentucky Avenue, 1933-1980's

For more than four decades Kentucky Avenue ruled the East Coast Music scene. The greatest jazz and blues stars of all time filled its many clubs with round-the-clock entertainment - including Ray Charles, Sarah Vaughn, Aretha Franklin, Count Basie, Nat King Cole, Atlantic City's national treasure, drummer Chris Columbo and his Swing Crew in the forties and fifties.

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As the other nightclubs called it a day, KY & the Curb was just getting hot. In the glory days of the 1950's Club Harlem had people lined up for blocks to see the 6 a.m. Breakfast Show. "Every night was our party," said historian Sid Trusty. "And we invited the world."

Ray Charles at Club Harlem in the 1960's.
HM NumberHMOP9
Placed ByThe Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority, Casino Reinvestment Development Authority & Atlantic City Special Improvement District
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 11:33am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 549335 N 4356491
Decimal Degrees39.35646667, -74.42736667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 21.388', W 74° 25.642'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 21' 23.28" N, 74° 25' 38.52" W
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Area Code(s)609
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1500-1598 Boardwalk, Atlantic City NJ 08401, US
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