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LOUANN’S – PART 1

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April 6, 2019
"My mother Ann Bovis put in a really big sound system from RCA that might have been when the club opened. That thing would blow you out. And because they had installed this really deluxe sound system, RCA gave them a free television. Of course, that didn't matter as there weren't any TV stations in Dallas. It was a conversational piece, that's all it was, Paul! It ended up just sitting back in a corner collecting dust." Tony Bovis
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LOUANN’S – PART 2

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April 3, 2019
"Ann Bovis talked to The Colonel once about booking Elvis in the late '50's but he wanted too much money. Same thing with the Beatles. She had Lawrence Welk there one New Years Eve and said she thought she had about 6,000 customers that night. She booked about every big band there was at the time like Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Gene Crupa, Harry James - big band was before my time. I was born in '48. I remember seeing The Turtles, Jimmy Reed and Ray Price." Mike Martinkus
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