[Ads-l] Music Row, Music City (UNCLASSIFIED)

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Tue Aug 4 17:58:11 UTC 2015


I am surprised that Popik does not cover either the original Radio Row,
destroyed for the building of the World Trade Center, or its later
incarnation on 45th Street.

Somehow, the lighting and restaurant-supply districts (overlapping) of the
Bowery never acquired a cute name...

DanG

On Tue, Aug 4, 2015 at 12:04 PM, Mullins, Bill CIV (US) <
william.d.mullins18.civ at mail.mil> wrote:

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> Recently sent to Barry Popik =20
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> > Barry -- you recently posted about "Music Row" in NYC.  I grew up in
> Nash=
> ville, and the area around 16th Ave S has long been called "Music
> > Row".  Here is a 1963 cite:
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> https://books.google.com/books?id=3DMQoEAAAAMBAJ&pg=3DPA4&dq=3D%22music+r=
> ow%22+nashville#v=3Donepage&q=3D%22music%20row%22%
> > 20nashville&f=3Dfalse
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> > Nashville has long been known as "Music City USA".  Here is a 1962 cite:
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> https://books.google.com/books?id=3D9RcEAAAAMBAJ&pg=3DPT25&dq=3D%22music+=
> city+usa%22+1962#v=3Donepage&q=3D%22music%20city%20us
> > a%22%201962&f=3Dfalse
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> > www.newspapers.com has a 1957 cite:
> > 19 Jul 1957 _Altoona [PA]  Tribune_ p 5 col 3 "He [Hankshaw Hawkins]
> make=
> s his home in Music City, U. S. A., Nashville, Tenn., where he
> > can be heard over WSM every Saturday night on the Grand Ol' Opry."
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