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Jazz Streets / Beale Street #295108

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 26, 1984
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(Studio) Report on streets associated with jazz, like 52nd Saint in New York City and Bourbon Saint in New Orleans.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Memphis, Tennessee) Report on Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee, and rebuilding now going on to recapture its music. [Ruby WILSON - sings.] Photos shown; history of blues music on Beale Street given. W.C. Handy's compositions "Memphis Blues" and "Saint Louis Blues" mentioned. [MAN - comments on music.] [Rufus THOMAS - talks about Beale Street.] Musician Herman Green's return to Beale Street after playing with Lionel Hampton and others reported [GREEN - comments.] [WILSON - sings.]

McManus, Jim;
Rather, Dan

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