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Fridays are the day when we at the McElrath Cabaret Blog present blog posts in our Cabaret Through Time series. We present historical cabaret singers, entertainers, venues, writers, and musicians, and often include cabaret videos. We hope that you find them informative!
Sammy Davis, Jr.–An Entertainment Legend
It’s late and it’s been a long day, so this is going to be a very brief Cabaret Through Time post. I love Sammy Davis, Jr., and want to share just a little bit about his work tonight.
Sammy Davis, Jr. in 1989
Source: By Alan Light (Flickr) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Here are some links to more information about Sammy Davis, Jr.:
- his official website
- Wikipedia entry
- autobiographies: Yes, I Can, Life In A Suitcase, Why Me
What Kind of Fool Am I?:
He was so funny and noted for his impersonations:
And his dancing:
And one of my favorites with Sammy Davis, Jr.–”The Rhythm of Life” from the Broadway musical “Sweet Charity”:
What are your favorite songs and entertainment moments given by Sammy Davis, Jr.? Let us know in the comments below–we love to hear from you!
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Till next time,
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Tuesdays: Cabaret Tip Tuesday
Wednesdays: Ask A Cabaret Question
Fridays: Cabaret Through Time