Monthly Archives: February 2011

>Richmond Highway in 1996

>This article by Eddie Dean was written 15 years ago, in 1996, about Richmond Highway.  It is amazing how much things have changed since then.  Lost Highway: The Dixie Pig is dead, and Richmond Highway isn’t doing too well, either.

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>The passing of Buddy Charleton

> I neglected to mention a few weeks back that we’ve lost one of the greatest musicians to hail from our area.  He was a legend on the pedal steel and played with Ernest Tubbs, Patsy Cline, and the house … Continue reading

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>Keyhole Inn

>Keyhole Inn at 1126 N. Hudson St. in Clarendon.  Famous for its Chili….

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>The Riot at the 1023 Club

>The night in Anacostia in August 1966 has become legend among music historians and has been told by both Eddie Dean in the City Paper and Mark Opsasnick in his book “Capitol Rock”. On a hot night in August 1966, … Continue reading

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>Chimney Villa Dance Hall

> Ad from Circa 1942  Chimney Villa operated on Lee Highway between Falls Church and Merrifield during the thirties and forties. It was probably located near the intersection of West St. and Lee Highway 2 miles west of Falls … Continue reading

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