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Al Purchase

Categories: Music / songs

Busker. Our picture shows him at London Zoo, 1953.

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Al Purchase

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Spirit of Soho Mural

Interesting that Coca Cola are specifically mentioned on the panel but not as...

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James Brown

James Brown

Musician. Born James Joseph Brown Junior in Barnwell, South Carolina. Known as the 'Godfather of Soul', his hit songs include 'Papa's Got a Brand New Bag' and 'It's a Man's Man's Man's World'.

Person, Music / songs, Seriously Famous, USA

1 memorial
Hoxton Hall

Hoxton Hall

Built 1863 as Mortimer's Music hall. 1866 MacDonald took it over but in 1871 following complaints it lost its performance licence.  Bought in 1879 by rich Quaker philanthropist Palmer (of Huntley a...

Building, Community / Clubs, Music / songs, Religion, Theatre

1 memorial
International Reggae Day

International Reggae Day

From Caribbean National Weekly: "Reggae fans across the globe celebrate the rich legacy of reggae music today, July 1, as International Reggae Day (IRD). Honoring the genre’s rich history while cel...

Event, Music / songs, Race Issues

1 memorial
Pete Robinson

Pete Robinson

Drummer with the Southern Syncopated Orchestra. Died with several other members of the band in the sinking of the S.S. Rowan.

Person, Music / songs

1 memorial
Electric Brixton

Electric Brixton

Nightclub formerly known as The Fridge. 

Place, Music / songs, Theatre

1 memorial