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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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1966 and 1967:
British Invasion and Flower Power.

Joey Powers, Tony Mart's 1966-1967

A glossy publicity photo of the great front man and entertainer, Joey Powers, who played the entire summer of 1967 in Tony Mart’s as “Joey Powers and the New Dimension” a great dance band who first began to perform songs that became “anthems” of the hippie generation and “Flower Power”.

Oliver, Hair, Good Morning Star Shine, Tony Mart's

A glossy publicity photo of the famous pop singer, “Oliver” who enjoyed several, multi-week appearances that brought great notoriety and commercial success to Tony Mart’s, once again, in the last half of the  60’s.
Oliver was most well known for his famous hit songs, “Jean” and his cover of “Good Morning Star Shine” from the hugely popular, counter cultural Broadway play, “Hair”.


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