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The old Lorraine Motel was bought and operated by the late Walter Bailey. His daughter (Carolyn) married Dr. Charles Champion (left), the renowned Memphis pharmacist. The Champions were special guests at Night at the Lorraine and attended along with their daughter, Charita.

The old Lorraine Motel was bought and operated by the late Walter Bailey. His daughter (Carolyn) married Dr. Charles Champion (left), the renowned Memphis pharmacist. The Champions were special guests at Night at the Lorraine and attended along with their daughter, Charita.

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‘Night at the Lorraine’ celebrates fabled motel’s musical roots.