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The End of a Legend: Manny’s Music

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Manny’s Music, probably one of the most famous music stores in the United States, is closing it’s doors at the end of May.  Located on West 48th, the store was the supplier of choice among Jazz and Rock’s most famous players.  Dizzy Gillespie and Barney Kessel both shopped there and were good friends with the store’s owner Manny Goldrich.  Later when the store was run by Manny’s son, Henry, everyone from The Beatles to Jimi Hendrix to The Who came to Manny’s to buy equipment and try out the latest gear.

In an effort to preserve Manny’s Wall of Fame, a virtual wall has been created to display the all of the photos and to let everyone post their own personal stories about the store.  Full story…