Synopsis : Joy Ride The Stars and Stories of Philly s Famous Uptown Theater written by Kimberly C. Roberts, published by Xlibris Corporation which was released on 28 March 2013. Download Joy Ride The Stars and Stories of Philly s Famous Uptown Theater Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format.
"Joy Ride! The Stars and Stories of Philly’s Famous Uptown Theater" is the exclusive, behind-the-scenes, inside story of iconic disc jockey Georgie Woods" spectacular R&B shows at Philadelphia’s Uptown Theater, and how the controlled creative chaos at the majestic movie house inspired "The Philly Sound." Told by the people who actually lived it, "Joy Ride!" is the fi rst comprehensive history on the Uptown, which was once a mandatory stop on the legendary "chitlin' circuit." It features the intimate, amusing, outrageous and sometimes scandalous stories of dozens of decorated entertainers, including 11 Rock and Roll Hall of Famers. All agree that like Georgie Woods' soulful theme song that opened his R&B extravaganzas, every show at the Uptown Theater was a "Joy Ride!"