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Book: Chicago Calling

Chapter: Let it Shine on Me

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.37101


1957: The influence that Davies and Korner were having throughout the year at the Round House was phenomenally widespread. The Round House community of performers, visiting artists, and club regulars were typically the most interesting, talented and extraordinary characters around. As the floodgates slowly parted, the trickle of American performers, like Big Bill Broonzy, would become a steady stream, and the Round House remained the intimate destination of choice for the visitors.

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