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November 16, 1957 in Music History

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  • "Copper & Brass" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 36 performances

All Eyes on Birthplace of British Rock 'n' RollAll Eyes on Birthplace of British Rock 'n' Roll

BBC’s 1st pop music show, the "Six-Five Special", is broadcast from the tiny 2i’s Coffee Bar in London
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The 2i's coffee bar became a magnet for pop singers, agents and music entrepreneurs
The 2i's coffee bar became a magnet for pop singers, agents and music entrepreneurs