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Daniel “Hollywood Breeze” Clayton interview, 2021-11-03


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The Go-Go Museum & Café and partners collected 11 oral histories, produced two go-go concerts, and organized a major conference on go-go: “Go-Go Preservation Week 2021” in collaboration with the Traditional Arts DC project at Howard University. The Go-Go-Preservation Week panel discussions, concerts, and oral history collections.


  • Creation: 2021-11-03


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The following oral history took place in November 3, 2021, Go-Go Preservation Week. Mr. Clayton is the proprietor of Breeze’s Metro Club, which operated for 28 years off Bladensburg Road in the District’s Ward 5. The proprietor talks about his roots as a radio and club deejay, establishing a record pool for deejays in the area, acquiring the property at 2335 Bladensburg Rd, NE. Mr. Henry Manning a veteran videography and photographer of Go-Go, filmed the interview at Mr. Clayton’s studio in suburban Maryland.

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Part of the The People's Archive, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library Repository

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Washington DC 20001