New York: The Apollo Theatre, c.1966. 1st Edition. Small slim folio, publisher's stapled illustrated card wraps.
Rare mid-1960s commemorative booklet from the legendary Apollo Theatre. The groundbreaking palace was the premiere showplace for Harlem entertainment, launching the careers of countless music, dance, and comedy giants. This souvenir publication is generously filled with profiles and black-and-white photos of the theater’s greatest stars, including James Brown, Jackie Wilson, Dionne Warwick, B.B. King, Otis Redding, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Ray Charles, Nina Simone, Marevin Gaye, Dinah Washinton, Aretha Franklin, and many more, amounting to a who's who in popular Black American entertainment. With a profile of the theater's founder Frank Schiffman, and a listing of house personnel. Moderate rubbing and creasing to wraps. Very good. Item #2965