First Rock Song Written Here; Bessie Smith Died Here
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First Rock Song Written Here; Bessie Smith Died Here

Ike Turner composed Rocket 88 while living here, and blues singer Bessie Smith died here. See Down in the Delta, by Roberta Sandler, in the Philadelphia Inquirer, 5/17/15, at p. N 1, 4. (The article said the building had earlier been a hospital.)

Publication date Jun 24, 2018
Property ID: 5040
Updated on: Aug 20, 2019

Ike Turner composed Rocket 88 while living here, and blues singer Bessie Smith died here. See Down in the Delta, by Roberta Sandler, in the Philadelphia Inquirer, 5/17/15, at p. N 1, 4. (The article said the building had earlier been a hospital.)

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Riverside Hotel , 615 Sunflower Avenue, Clarksdale, Mississippi, 38614, United States
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African American History Blues Music Deaths, Died Here First Ever ... Homes, Lives or Lived Here Hotels, Motels, B&Bs, Inns Lyrics (appears in song; inspiration for) Plaques, Markers (real ones) Pop Music Rock and Roll Rock Stars
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06-24-2018
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