By Mickey Podell-Raber,Charles Pignone
This superbly illustrated historical past of Jules Podell's mythical membership Copacabana beneficial properties colourful characters, romance, and intrigue from the golden age of nightclubs.
In this attention-grabbing glance backstage of 1 of the world's so much mythical nightclubs, the tale of the Copa starts and ends with its fiery proprietor, Jules Podell. A Russian immigrant, Jules dropped out of the fourth grade to generate income for his relatives and went directly to create the number 1 vacation spot for the wealthy, well-known, and hazardous of recent York.
All the legends of the fifties and early sixties stood on his degree, together with Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Nat King Cole, Peggy Lee, Tony Bennett, Bobby Darin, Tom Jones, Sam Cooke, Johnny Mathis, and the enticements.
This ebook, which include the Podell family's never-before-seen images, menus, and membership memorabilia, in addition to interviews, permits us to really get a peek on the Copa and its nice second in ny historical past.