NEW YORK (CNN) -- CBGB, the legendary rock club long associated with the bands that spawned the punk-rock music scene, closed its doors early Monday morning after a farewell performance featuring poet-musician Patti Smith.
Kristal opened the club in December 1973 on the Lower East Side of Manhattan at the corner of Bowery and Bleecker streets. Drug dealing and crime were a common sight throughout the tenements in the neighborhood also known as the Bowery
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