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DJ Bert Lockett preceded Tee Scott, Bruce Forest, Francois Kevorkian , Kenny Carpenter, Larry Patterson and Shep Pettibone as DK to play to a loyal, attitudeless black crowd at the Better Days nightclub
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Bruce Forest was the house DJ at Better Days from 1981 to 1988 when it closed. Bruce Forest helped Shep, Dave Morales, Louie Vega, Junior. Indeed, He also discovered David Cole. Bruce also has an inside story to share about a live performance by Loleatta Holloway at Better Days which has been ripped by [...]
Then, what happened then was another twist of fate: this customer who liked Tee's music so much told Tee that he should contact Better Days. Bert, the lesbian deejay who was at Better Days (before her they played a juke box) did a real no-no with the boss' wife. The boss' wife had asked her to play a request, and Bert told her, No, I don't play requests.
Subject: Better Days' Tee Scotts Interview
From: "William A Brown"
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2001 01:47:40 -0500
Hey; Bert Lockett was the DJ at Better Days before T. That's the Bert he's talking about. She used to play at RoseLand at times and did a lot of mobile work. She tried to kill her self in th early 80's by jumping off the 59'th street bridge. I don't know where she is now.
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