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Max's Kansas City

Max's Kansas City was a nightclub and restaurant which became a gathering spot for musicians, poets, artists and politicians in the 1960s and 1970s. It was opened by Mickey Ruskin (1933–1983) in December 1965.

Jerry Nolan

Jerry Nolan was an American rock drummer best known for his work with The New York Dolls and Johnny Thunders and The Heartbreakers.

The Cadillacs

The Cadillacs were an American rock and roll and doo wop group from Harlem. The group was noted for their 1955 hit "Speedoo", which was instrumental in attracting White audiences to Black rock and roll performers.

Al Kooper

Al Kooper (born Alan Peter Kuperschmidt) is an American songwriter, record producer and musician. He is known for organizing Blood, Sweat & Tears, providing studio support for Bob Dylan when he went electric in 1965 and bringing together guitarists Mike Bloomfield and Stephen Stills to record the Super Session album. He has had a successful solo career since then, written music for film soundtracks and has also lectured in musical composition.

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