The blues return to Oakland’s 7th Street: A walk of fame recalls the glory years after World War II, when music, not gunfire, lit up the night.
Photo: Ronnie Stewart checks on the installation of plaques along 7th Street in West Oakland. They will bear the names of 84 rythym-and-blues greats who once made the corridor a “Harlem of the West.” Credit: Lee Romney / Los Angeles Times

The blues return to Oakland’s 7th Street: A walk of fame recalls the glory years after World War II, when music, not gunfire, lit up the night.

Photo: Ronnie Stewart checks on the installation of plaques along 7th Street in West Oakland. They will bear the names of 84 rythym-and-blues greats who once made the corridor a “Harlem of the West.” Credit: Lee Romney / Los Angeles Times

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