The Royal American on Morrison Drive has been a home base bar for pub fare and local live music for the last decade. With its well-worn decor, diverse menu and intimate stage set up, the joint has supplied local music and food lovers with a place to converge comfortably. Co-owner John Kenney, a weathered touring musician himself, has been instrumental in fostering an atmosphere for Charleston acts to get in front of an audience. He gave City Paper a list of top five albums that speaks for itself.  

Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell – Social Distortion 
Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – The Beatles
Appetite For Destruction – Guns N’ Roses
The Chronic – Dr. Dre
Definitely Maybe – Oasis


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