A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from January 06, 2020
“This town ain’t big enough for the both of us”

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“A lot of conflict in the old Wild West could have been avoided if nineteenth century architects had made their towns big enough for more than one person” is a joke on the expression.


Wikipedia: THis Town Ain’t Big Enough for Both of Us
“This Town Ain’t Big Enough for Both of Us” is a song written by Ron Mael of the American pop group Sparks. It is the opening track on their 1974 album Kimono My House
OCLC WorldCat record
“This here country ain’t big enough for both of us”
Author: Herbert Block
Publisher: 1977July 27, ©1977.
Edition/Format: Image : Graphic : Original artwork : Picture : English
Publication: Herbert L. Block collection (Library of Congress)
Summary:
Editorial cartoon showing a gunfight between a burly, nasty looking “Auto Industry Pollution Lobby”, wielding two handguns equiped with ineffective mufflers, and “Clean Air Standards” who is unarmed.

OCLC WorldCat record
This town ain’t big enough for the both of us! Is there a showdown brewing between wireless link technologies?
Edition/Format: Article Article : English
Publication: NEW ELECTRONICS -LONDON THEN HORTON KIRBY- 34, Part 11 (June 12, 2001): 23-26

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Chris Young, Lauren Alaina - Town Ain’t Big Enough (Audio)
Jul 11, 2019
Chris Young
Chris Young & Lauren Alaina deliver a new song “Town Ain’t Big Enough” available now:
https://smarturl.it/TownAintBigEnough…

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