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Harlem uses its music and history to draw tourists

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When visiting New York there is so much to see and do that you can be spoilt for choice. But one area that has often been neglected is the neighbourhood of Harlem.

Rich in history and long associated with the Civil Rights movement, it is now aiming to position itself as an unlikely tourist destination - and it is all down to the music as Al Moloney reports.

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