Los Gallos

Salvador Roberto Torres Papers, CEMA 38, Department of Special Collections, University Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Los Gallos Teenage R&B Dance at the Palladium, October 1956. Salvador Torres holding the microphone.


The Palladium was one of the biggest and most famous dance floors in San Diego at this time. It was the home of Johnny Otis, Little Richard, Fats Domino, Johnny Guitar Watson and B.B. King, Chuck Berry and the Two Tons of Joy. This was one of the first times a club from Logan Heights held a dance at the Palladium.

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