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Otis Redding, James Brown, played at this club - Philly

Site of popular nightclub that brought in Otis Redding, James Brown, Ruth Brown, the Orioles, LaVern Baker and Brook Benton in the 50s and 60s. WDAS disc jockey Jocko Henderson, briefly running the club with Loretta Adams, broadcast from Pep's in 1960. The quote is from http://articles.philly.com/1992-09-18/news/26021555_1_sam-cooke-movie-house-streets.

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Location: Pep's (former location) , 516 South Broad St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19146, United States
Listing Category: Bars and Taverns, Night Clubs, Concerts, Music Festivals, No Longer There, Pop Music, Radio, Rock and Roll, Rock Stars
Virtual / Real: Virtual
Created Date: 06-24-2018

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Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : In todays Inquirer, Weekend section, p. W18, A.D. Amorosi writes about a Jerry Blavat show, and mentions Peps Musical Bar, corner of Broad and South, where he said Lloyd Price, John Coltraine, Dinah Washington and Yusef Lateef performed.
Date : 2015-01-24

Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : In yesterdays Philadelphia Inquirer, Shaun Brady reviews the Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea show on 4/11/15 at the Academy of Music. Brady relates that Corea, in a bit of light banter, asked Wheres Peps? in a reference to this jazz club.
Date : 2015-04-15

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