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Topless icon Carol Doda dies at age 78

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  1. kwflatbed

    kwflatbed MassCops Angel Staff Member

    Topless icon Carol Doda dies at age 78
    Published November 12, 2015
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    File - In this Sept. 21, 1978 file photo, Carol Doda performs at the Condor Theater in San Francisco. Doda, the legendary stripper who jiggled in America's first topless bar more than 50 years ago, has died in San Francisco of complications related to kidney failure, friends confirmed. She died Monday, Nov. 9, 2015 at age 78. (AP Photo/File)

    Legendary San Francisco stripper Carol Doda, whose splashy act helped introduce topless entertainment to the city more than 50 years ago, died at age 78.

    Doda died Monday in the city from complications of kidney failure, friend Ron Minolla disclosed Wednesday.

    Doda first went topless in 1964 at the Condor Club -- a move that changed every nightspot on busy Broadway in San Francisco.

    During its heyday in the early 1970s, the street in North Beach buzzed with more than two dozen clubs where carnival-like barkers beckoned passers-by to watch bare-breasted dancers. The era spanned some 20 years.

    Topless icon Carol Doda dies at age 78
     
  2. RodneyFarva

    RodneyFarva Get off my lawn!

    Please lower Bras, and present your half staff.
     
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