The Silver Dollar

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The Silver Dollar is a restaurant located in Louisville, Kentucky at 1761 Frankfort Avenue. They are open every day of the week.

It became known as the “Bakersfield Sound,” and it forever changed not only country music, but music. Just as Nashville was going the way of pop music and the vocal chorus, Okies like Wynn Stewart, Buck Owens and Merle Haggard were playing music as hardscrabble as their people – tough rhythmic music, characterized by the slap of a Fender Telecaster, wailing pedal steel and searing vocal harmonies. It was music meant to be heard over the incessant din of a honky tonk, of which Bakersfield had plenty; places like The Barrel House, Doc’s Club, Ethyl’s Corral, High Pockets and The Blackboard. What they found however was something altogether different; they might sleep out under the stars but only because they couldn’t afford a place to live; yes they could pick cotton, as many had done back home, and they could follow the fruit as each crop was ready to harves...
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#4 Southern Restaurant In Louisville
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#3 Gastropub In Louisville
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Trending Rank
#36 Restaurant In Louisville
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Noteworthy Rank
#1 Gastropub In 40206
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#1 Southern Restaurant In 40206
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#6 Restaurant In 40206
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