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Upbeat

 
 
Upbeat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 12, 2009
1. Upbeat Marker
Inscription.  From 1964 to 1971, the WEWS studios were home to Upbeat, one of America's premier music television shows.

From the first TV appearance of Simon & Garfunkel , to the last by Otis Redding, virtually every major rock, soul, jazz, country and pop artist performed on Upbeat with producer, Herman Spero and host, Don Webster.

Dedicated April 13, 2000
 
Erected 2000 by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.
 
Location. 41° 30.163′ N, 81° 40.018′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is on Euclid Avenue (U.S. 20) near East 30th Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is in front of the WEWS studios. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3001 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland OH 44114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Journalist Dorothy Fuldheim (a few steps from this marker); University Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sarah Benedict House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Colonel Charles Young (approx. 0.6 miles away); 'Abdu'l-Bahá and the Bahá'í Faith
Marker location, in front of the WEWS studios image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck
2. Marker location, in front of the WEWS studios
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Cleveland Theater District (approx. 0.8 miles away); Cleveland Grays (approx. 0.8 miles away); Detective Martin J. McFadden (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyArts, Letters, MusicCommunications
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 12, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 836 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 12, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.
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