Apollo Theater

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Duke Ellington performed regularly here, and Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday both launched their careers at the venue’s amateur night. You can say that the Apollo Theater was the ‘Motown’ before Motown. Today, the theater stands as an artifact on the bustling 125th street.

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A collection of 140 Fantastic 'Print Ready' Vintage | Etsy

SPECIAL OFFER! Buy any 3 of my fantastic image collections and choose a 4th collection completely free of charge! Simply buy 3 then email me to let me know your free choice. Being a Muso myself for over 40 years I really love this collection of 'Print Ready' images taken from vintage Concert posters. It's taken quite some time to put this fantastic collection together - unfortunately I'm old enough to remember many of the stars of the '60's when they were in their heyday and was privileged…

Billie Holiday with Apollo Theater owner Frank Shiffman.
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1953 Flyer for New York City's Apollo Theatre — Pearl Bailey, Dinah Washington

1953 Flyer for New York City's Apollo Theatre — Pearl Bailey, Dinah Washington

"Otis Redding - New York Apollo Theatre" Art Print Taken From A Vintage Concert Poster from Andromeda Print Emporium

This is a wonderful A4 (12 x 8) Art Print taken from an original Concert poster. There is a lot of nostalgia for the music of yesteryear and these amazing poster Art Prints feature many of the legendary performers of their day! They make a fantastic gift and an impressive display when mounted in simp

Apollo Theatre 1953 Handbill – Duke Ellington, The Orioles, Billy Ward & the Dominos, Ruth Brown, Five Royales, Willie Mabon

Apollo Theatre 1953 Handbill – Duke Ellington, The Orioles, Billy Ward & the Dominos, Ruth Brown, Five Royales, Willie Mabon

Here's an extraordinary Apollo Theatre rarity--a handbill from February, 1953 advertising shows by Billy Ward & The Dominos, The Orioles, Duke Ellington wit

Apollo Theatre 1953 Handbill – Duke Ellington, The Orioles, Billy Ward & the Dominos, Ruth Brown, Five Royales, Willie Mabon

Apollo Theatre 1953 Handbill – Duke Ellington, The Orioles, Billy Ward & the Dominos, Ruth Brown, Five Royales, Willie Mabon

Here's an extraordinary Apollo Theatre rarity--a handbill from February, 1953 advertising shows by Billy Ward & The Dominos, The Orioles, Duke Ellington wit

Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York – On Stage: Ray Charles, The Coasters, Dee Clark, Betty Carter & Jimmie Smith

Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York – On Stage: Ray Charles, The Coasters, Dee Clark, Betty Carter & Jimmie Smith

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Apollo Theatre: Earl Hines, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Fletcher Henderson and More

Final Dimensions (width x height): 12" x 16" This art print displays sharp, vivid images with a high degree of color accuracy on paper similar to that of a postcard or greeting card. A member of the versatile family of art prints, this highquality reproduction represents the best of both worlds: quality and affordability. Item #9544521

Apollo Theatre: Nancy Wilson, Cannonball Adderley, Duke Pearson, Flip Wilson, and The Impacts; 1968 Art Print at Art.com

Apollo Theatre: Nancy Wilson, Cannonball Adderley, Duke Pearson, Flip Wilson, and The Impacts; 1968

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October 1955 poster for an Alan Freed show at the Apollo Theater in New York City.

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