18/09/2006 Sir Cliff Richard unveils a plaque to mark a tiny basement
I'm Satisfied With My Gal - Tribute to the 2 I's Coffee Bar & Chas McDevitt
Down At The Two I's - 2i's (1962)
THE BIRTH OF BRITISH ROCK 'N' ROLL
Bass player Tony Bell at the 2Is Coffee Bar in Soho
Sir Cliff Richard has unveiled a plaque to mark a tiny basement said to be the birthplace of British rock and roll. Fifty years after the "2 i's" coffee bar opened its doors in London's Old Compton Street, some performers and fans returned to see it honored.