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Memory Lane
1944 thru 1952: The early years: origin and foundation
1952 thru 1959: The tavern becomes a swingin’ nightclub.
1960 thru 1964: The golden years
1965: From Conway Twitty to Bob Dylan
1966 and 1967: British Invasion and Flower Power
1968 & 1969: The first big soul bands, Psychedelia and “Heavy” rock
1970 Thru 1972: The first rock-n-roll revival: Ricky and the Rockets
1973 thru 1976: 18 year olds are legal-Anything Goes!
1977 thru 1980: Disco vs. Rock
1981 & 1982: Shotgun brings the first “New Wave” The Crusers Bring down the cutain
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1944 to 1952
The early years: origin and foundation.
8th century, saracen village of Naso
The 8th Century, Saracene Village of Naso, Province of Messina, Sicily, Italy located in the mountains 4,000 feet above the Cape of Orlando on the Northeast coast of Sicily.

The actual house in Naso where Anthony Marotta was born and raised with five brothers and one sister amidst the olive and fruit trees of his father, Carmelo Marotta’s estate.

The original Tony Mart’s Cafe located at
939  Bay Avenue in Somers Point.
Schicks Tavern Somers Point
Schick’s Tavern on Bay Avenue in Somers Point at a date prior to its purchase and renovation by Tony Mart.


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