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King-Lincoln Disctrict, Lincoln Theatre, Sammy Davis, Jr.

King-Lincoln District, Lincoln Theatre. According to the city of Columbus web site: Over the years the Lincoln Theatre, hosted jazz greats including Madame Rose Brown, Harry Edison, Tiny Bradshaw, Stomp Gordon, Hank Marr, and Rusty Bryant, along with legends such as Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Etta James, James Brown, and Columbus native Nancy Wilson. One of the most notable pieces of history was the debut of a three-year-old Sammy Davis Jr., who ran on stage to dance at the Lincoln in his first recorded performance. cited from [http://ci.columbus.oh.us/content.aspx?id=7812]

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