History of the Sunset Strip in Hollywood's Golden Era
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Lena Horne

Felix Young, the Sunset Strip Impresario Who Killed Cafe Trocadero, Launched Mocambo and Discovered Lena Horne

Jimmy Dolan Buys Cafe Gala in 1948, Hires Bobby Short

Jimmy Dolan bought Cafe Gala in 1948. He brought in young Bobby Short, who played the main room, as well as Eadie and Rack, who played twin pianos in the salon. Bobby Short had a following among local tastemakers, which… Continue Reading →

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