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Into the architects part of the rock hall of fame why because without the architects.
Of the instruments the piano and the guitar -- last -- What what these singer songwriters really -- -- -- the CEO of the rock and roll hall and this is Terry Stewart on crutches better realize over.
Thank you so much for -- election.
It sure does.
Let's of the rock and roll hall of fame is here in Cleveland because the term was coined by this guy Alan freed a DJ's 1950s.
-- -- Jewish three -- talk about that -- but then why he coined that phrase -- Alan.
Had -- was very good fiscal but he.
And -- about music I would love would have preferred it and he really wanted to sort of only.
Gradually with the boys approached the -- multi artist took over the world and -- that whole process involved with the bigger universe of people out there.
And he really simply renamed re branded it would be just put the from rubble of -- -- of the 25 he knew it he knew what it meant.
They -- does it always affects.
-- and buy up.
I thought well OK and so it it took -- I won't you learn something new everything -- can we work our way -- -- -- another crunch here all right he's gonna get this is ago.
Yup -- -- Democrats were gonna go over here -- I just have to quickly point this out.
These are Alan freed action as we don't have to get into the detail about because I'd -- waiting for it just -- And looking at these guitars that of course this were created by the famed guitar maker of the electric guitar.
Yeah they're all get left fall apart our own library kind of people they days of the -- that while.
All about it -- -- and -- -- -- and these guitars.
Oral vintage guitars for the most part.
And lessens gold tops.
His 59 fund -- By themselves when they're owned -- anybody go for hundreds of thousands of dollars today.
If they're in good condition right and can you imagine one with the song blue sky hello my blue sky -- by -- -- goes -- -- little bit more.
-- just a bit more and -- -- piano and by the way you know this is a business and tourist location.
Unbelievable -- people come to see something like this talk about this piano -- this is the -- He's the million dollar quartet which of course most people would have heard about the -- -- traveling around United States -- that.
-- -- -- -- -- on record on night when all -- these superstars got together for the first time Elvis on panelists see in the photo Johnny Cash took Carl Perkins Jerry Lee Lewis.
And he's played -- to our Sam Phillips home studio -- the tapes on record.
And this is sort of mythical people heard about -- but it wasn't the right -- released from the eight.
No and that's the piano at the piano where Elvis and everybody's you know as we look at all of this talk about this is a business topics of tourism -- -- hundred million dollars a year come through the rock call 100 million dollar in economic and because.
We have a -- people come here 95% come from outside the region.
-- on average to stay two nights from more than a hundred countries all 50s5600.
Every every decision and completion of such remarkable any given day walk on the floor and -- seven or eight languages without a neutron that is just incredible and you can't just.
By the way I want people to see what's -- -- and here.
You know they'd bring it up -- modern day era when you talk about architects.
Yeah that would being.
That somebody -- he recognized come up front -- -- we can show Steve Jobs jobs jobs changed the face of how we listen to music and if you Pam left.
These -- the older artifacts but copies looked like something out of the museum -- or my mom's garage.
You know the boom boxes in the stereos.
Run -- batteries.
Big boom boxes right here the double -- How many of us were dying for the one that the double consent and that of course the timetables.
You know the evolution is something that.
You guys have been able to capture for all of this but what do you think not just here but in the whole museum is one of the coolest and most valuable pieces of memorabilia.
Well you know beauty is in the eyes of the -- of course so we all have our favorite artifacts.
There's a money -- -- suitcase doses of longer eligible.
And he didn't trust banks that put him ahead of the curve.
For years he carry that around what all this cash and included underneath the seat.
Where -- where every once and when we went down to get is artifacts from his widow.
That's one thing we -- the -- -- -- we gotta look at that's the most important thing is like what about Beatles stuff Rolling Stone wealthy look The Beatles we have the largest people who exhibit in the world get everything from all for The Beatles everything from sergeant -- uniforms to jackets to instruments.
Original lyrics it's remarkable people -- in front of -- case for hours from from.
When they concede that Paul McCartney wrote yesterday I mean it's just -- unbelievable opportunity in my life by John Lennon which has -- on the -- on.
-- song ever in my life voted often -- them.
All that truly is so what do you when you spend -- former you know we're here look at the business climate of Ohio.
And Cleveland and -- Cleveland is open for business what do you think people need to know about the city.
Well I think it's had a bad rap for a long time why.
-- I think the river caught fire and all all of these all of -- but still these cities have gone through this sort of transformation and hopefully started cannot -- outside Cleveland.
Personal you'll realize -- body of water that looks like the notion that we have violence out in the late.
This Jimmy Buffett fill out their reluctance -- exactly so you've got the water.
Culture and arts commensurate with -- Citi much bigger than size of the biggest and most proud.
-- in the world art museum.
Of course -- -- thing which people come from around the world three biggest -- -- all downtown and very small footprint.
Which allows you to navigate the city feel safe and do this in the very short -- and -- less expensive.
You have a great job Terry thank you think we can be isn't window into the rock and roll hall of fame Terry's spirit is the CEO and as we round the corner here at the rock and roll hall of fame.
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