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Brooklyn Paramount Theater (former)

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Hosted early rock 'n' roll concerts and still houses its original Wurlitzer organ

Place Details

Borough : Brooklyn
Neighborhood : Downtown
Theater, Historic Site & Museum

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Matt Postal

A former movie palace notable for its place in rock 'n' roll history. It was a favorite "package show" venue for Alan Freid in the late 1950s. Chuck Berry first did his "duck walk" across the stage at one of Freid's shows.


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