By Jacob Katel,Jake Katel

ISBN-10: 1520280246

ISBN-13: 9781520280240

whilst the town of Miami was once formally integrated in 1896, a few of the electorate who signed the constitution lived in Overtown. At its height the world commanded a 40,000 powerful constituency. within the 1940's, 50's, and 60's, Overtown used to be the Mecca for gospel, blues, jazz, R&B, soul, and funk within the Magic urban. those accumulated interviews symbolize a number of the voices that experience contributed to the realm, citizens and viewers, and their reflections on existence there and all through Florida. those voices contain:
Retired Overtown Police Lieutenant Archie McKay
Retired Overtown Police Captain Otis Davis
Sam Moore - Rock and Roll corridor of Famer
Gloria Jolivet – Singer and Musician with Bo Diddley
Jerry Butler from The Impressions
Robert and Donald McKnight (visual artists, brothers)
Steve Alaimo - Singer/Songwriter, television Host, checklist Exec
Joyce Jenkins – 1950’s WMBM pupil employees
Kelsey “Kit” Collie – 1950's Miami occasions Journalist
Sonny Rabin at the Lord Calvert and Sir John inn
Miami’s R&B Soul Sensations
Latimore - Blues corridor of status Singer/Songwriter and Musician
Willie Clarke - Grammy Winner, manufacturer, Engineer, list Exec
Edward "Coley" Colebrook - proprietor of Shantel Lounge
Joyce Moore - supervisor
Pastor Vincent Spann - Liberty urban
Henry Stone - Pioneer list Distributor & checklist Label Exec
Abdul Muhsin - Radio Host
Enid C. Pinkney - Miami Pioneer, renovation chief, movie manufacturer, Educator
O.G. large Ben - Towner for all times
Jimmy Smith - live performance Goer
Fats - region Resident
Irby McKnight on the Bus cease
Willie "Little Beaver" Hale - Million checklist promoting Guitar Legend
Guy in the street
Jimmy in the back of The Bar at Shantel front room
Demp From The Oceanliners - Saxophone participant
Clint from The Bahamas
The second Ave group
The man throughout from Shoeman
Pops and buddies
White – third Ave Bus cease
Mitty Collier - Church Pastor, Gospel Recording Artist
Garnet Mimms - Recording Artist, Minister

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