TITLE

Casinos produce a boom for some local entertainers

AUTHOR(S)
Stuart, Stephen
PUB. DATE
July 1996
SOURCE
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);7/15/96, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the increasing popularity of New Orleans, Louisiana-based entertainers resulting from the emergence of the casino industry in the city. Frankie Ford; Joe Simon; Top Cats; Vince Vance and the Valiants; Percy Sledge; Turtles; Bobby Cure and the Summertime Blues.
ACCESSION #
9609034706

 

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