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Top of pageBottom of page   By david, glasgow, scotland (213.122.68.160 - 213.122.68.160) on Thursday, February 07, 2002 - 03:30 pm:

i wrote to bill mcgraw re his article on paradise valley.
http://www.freep.com/blackhistory/qnjourn6.htm

here's his reply :-
Thanks for the note, and thanks for turning me on to your great web site. I would have listed it in the paper today if I had known about it. I actually know Lowell slightly as we have mutual friends, and I am familiar with your name and comments from Lowell’s web site. While I can’t turn around and do another story right away about historic preservation, I really want to do something on United Sound. I lived in the WSU neighborhood for 17 years, and I’m familiar both with the building and its history. It would probably help a story if I had more than one example of historic music/cultural places that are being allowed to die…Any other ideas? (There might be some on your site; I didn’t have time yet to check it all out.) Right away I think of the Grande Ballroom and Eastown…
end.

i responded that motown studio B and tera shirma need protecting for starters.

watch this space.

Top of pageBottom of page   By Keith Rylatt (195.92.168.174 - 195.92.168.174) on Tuesday, April 09, 2002 - 03:43 am:

Hi Everyone. Having just stumbled across this particular thread, some of you avid record collectors might be interested in the following. In the 70's I placed Want Ads in the `Chicago Reader` and the `Free Press`. The Reader ad, got me a package of free records from Clifford Binns, Pres. of `The Grandville Record Corp`, they wanted me to promote their stuff in the UK, possibly because I said I might be able to get it played on Radio 1 !!!!!!!(National radio)!!! The Free Press got me a couple of replies, inc. a reel to reel of some shows from WKNR. Why don't you give it a shot? Also the City Hall, International Commerce Dept. were very helpful. Keith.


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