The Metro St. Louis Live Music

Historical Society

 

 

George Edick's

Club Imperial

Goodfellow and W. Florissant Avenue

 

 

 

 

Here's an old Radio Spot from the 70's:

Villian

 

 

Ike Turner with Entrepreneur, Promoter and Club Imperial's owner, George Edick

 

 

Ike and Tina return in the 70's

 

 

Watch George Edick's locally produced T V show:

 

Party Time

Filmed at Club Imperial in 1959 featuring Ike Turner

 

 

 

 

Ike and Tina burnin' it down live!

 

 

 

l to r, Billy Jo Royal, Jim Brown, Bob Kuban, Jonnie King (KXOK) and Gary Lewis

at Club Imperial, 1966

 

Still standing, still beautiful and ready for the next decade

 

 

If you have any photos, facts or memories of this club, please email me at: greg@dejawho.com

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Collage courtesy John Neiman

Photos courtesy imperialswing.com and Greg Edick