Beale street



beale street

A street in an African-American section of Memphis, Tennessee, famous for its blues music. It is memorialized in the famous “Beale Street Blues.”
Contemporary Examples

beale street drew them, it has been said, “like a lodestone.”
Stanley Booth on the Life and Hard Times of Blues Genius Furry Lewis Stanley Booth June 6, 2014

We walked back to the car and drove down beale street, past the faded blocks of pawnshops, liquor stores and poolrooms.
Stanley Booth on the Life and Hard Times of Blues Genius Furry Lewis Stanley Booth June 6, 2014

Historical Examples

The jury will meet at the coroner’s office, 51 beale street, upstairs, and decide on a verdict.
The Red Record Ida B. Wells-Barnett

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