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Jerry Blavat Once Lived Here; Warhol Filmed Here


Jerry Blavat Once Lived Here; Warhol Filmed Here

The legendary disc jockey and Philadelphia icon, Jerry Blavat, lived in the Drake Hotel for a time after his divorce, he said today in an interview on the Michael Smerconish Show, WPHT, 1210 AM. He was talking about his book, You Only Rock Once: My Life in Music, which is supposed to be a really good read. [See Comments, below, re Warhol.]


Location: Drake Hotel (now Apartments) , 1512 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19102, United States
Listing Category: Celebrity, Homes, Lives or Lived Here, Hotels, Motels, B&Bs, Inns, Movies, Films, Cinema, Pop Music, Rock Stars, Warhol, Andy
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Created Date: 06-24-2018

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Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : In December 1966, Andy [W]arhol and various superstars, such as Mary Woronov, Ivy Nicholson, and Ultra Violet, made a rarely seenfilm in which they swan in the penthouse pool at the Drake Hotel, where Y Arts Council patron Acey Wolgin and her husband, William, lived. This quote is from the Philadelphia Inquirer, 12/4/16, at p. H3. See next comment for a Web page of the article.
Date : 2016-12-06

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Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : //invisiblecity.uarts.edu/?from=1963-12-31, at Dec. 1, 1966 entry.
Date : 2016-12-06

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