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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
21st May 1973 Comedian Noel Fielding, Mighty Boosh, born in Westminster.
21st May 1966 Heavyweight Cassius Clay KOs Henry Cooper in London
21st May 1950 Born today: Roger Hodgson, London, rocker (Supertramp)
21st May 1920 Born today: Anthony Steel, London, actor (Malta Story, Wooden Horse)
21st May 1471 King Edward IV enters London and claims the throne.
This old hotel is a historic music venue with great clock!
Location: Atlantic Road, Brixton, sw9
Description: This is the old Railway Hotel for obvious reasons, hence the clocktower can be seen from all the trains approaching and departing Brixton station.
It was renamed Brady's Bar in the 1990s, and continued a long history of cutting edge music gigs from the likes of Jimi Hendrix.
The film 'Rude Boy' by the Clash features scenes shot in the Railway Hotel.