Ripley’s Music Hall

Ripley’s Music Hall was located in the former Hippodrome in South Philly. The music venue played host to greats of all genres, including McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Cliff, Peter Tosh, Sam & Dave, Gil Scott-Heron and Stevie Ray Vaughan.

Ripley's Music Hall - Stevie Ray Vaughn - Live In Philadelphia

Ripley’s Music Hall was demolished. A new building constructed on the site was occupied by Tower Records, which closed in 2012.

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  1. I lived in New Jersey , and frequented South Street all the time back in
    ” circa 1978-1982. Last time i visited South Street was “circa 1979-81? I saw Mitch Rider and The Detroit Wheels. Oh Boy! “Memories may be beautiful, but yet whats to painful to remember, we simply choose to forget”…Awesome night, Awesome times

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