A Treat For Those Who Like Good Entertainment

Title

A Treat For Those Who Like Good Entertainment

Description

This is an image of an Omaha Star write-up on an upcoming music performance at the Carnation Ballroom. The caption reads, "James Brown, with the Famous Flames, will be the featured entertainer at the Carnation Ballroom, February 16, 1957. Also with James Brown and the Flames, will be Fats Gonder and his orchestra. James Brown is known for his popular rendition of 'Please, Please, Please,' 'I Won't Plead No More,' and 'Chonnie-on-Chon'." At the time of this performance, James Brown had some national notoriety, with "Please, Please, Please" making the charts in 1956, and would go on to gain wide commercial success in the following years.

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Source

Native Omaha Days, North Omaha History Harvest, 2011

Publisher

Omaha Star

Date

1957

Rights

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Format

document

Language

English

Type

image

Coverage

Omaha (Neb.)

Original Format

newspaper clipping

Files

nom_native_omaha_days_0066.jpg

Collection

Citation

“A Treat For Those Who Like Good Entertainment,” History Harvest, accessed June 14, 2024, https://historyharvest.unl.edu/items/show/126.

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