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  • Johnson, John, 1947-
     
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  • Organized crime -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
     
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    Peppermint twist : the mob, the music, and the most famous dance club of the '60s / John Johnson, Jr., and Joel Selvin, with Dick Cami.
    by Johnson, John, 1947-
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  • Organized crime -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
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  • Discotheques -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
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  • Popular music -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
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  • New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
  • Publisher Info: 
    New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2012.
    Edition: 
    1st ed.
    Description: 
    x, 289 p., [8] p. of plates : ill ; 25 cm.
    RDA Types: 
    text
    unmediated
    volume
    ISBN: 
    9780312581787 (hardback)
    0312581785 (hardback)
    Contents: 
    Ground zero -- October 1961 -- Mad dogs and Irishmen -- War and a piece of the action -- You do now, son -- Rock and roll is here to stay -- No simple bookmaker -- Going legit -- Why don't you call it peppermint lounge? -- The twist -- The twist takes over -- The original world famous Peppermint Lounge in Miami Beach -- Miami Beach, the second season -- Say hello to the milkman -- Front-page rat -- The Beatles come to the Peppermint -- Change is gonna come -- Star of India -- Top of the home -- Don't you know this is the life? -- Dino's nose -- I gotta tell youse this story -- The Matty years.
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    Summary: 
    Traces the story of The Peppermint Lounge, the influential 1960s Manhattan nightspot and mobster hangout, detailing how the club's introduction of rock-and-roll music attracted rebel youths and celebrity patrons.
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