"Generally, they'd already played the Howard Theatre in D.C. or the Royal in Baltimore, so they stopped off at other places on the Chitlin' Circuit like Carr's, Sparrow's Beach or Wilmer's Park in Brandywine to get a little gas money and pocket change before they continued on," says Mr. Bennett, author of "The Ultimate Soul Music Trivia Book." "It wasn't like it is today, with stars going first-class on planes. Back then, they all traveled by car."
"He could do and say things that other people couldn't. He was really the first Rush Limbaugh," says Mr. Bennett, who also did the voice-overs for Mr. Greene's primary radio sponsor, Melvin's Crab House. "Petey was controversial, yes. But he knew just how far he could go."