Sammy Davis Jr.

Sammy Davis (December 8, 1925 – May 16, 1990) – “Mr Bojangles”, 1989; Gregory Hines (February 14, 1946 – August 9, 2003) – “Sammy Davis Jr’s 60th Anniversary Celebration”; Whitney Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) “Mr. Bojangles” w/Lyrics (Tribute to Sammy Davis Jr.); Michael Jackson, (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) – “Sammy Davis Jr. 60th Birthday ” rare; Sammy Davis Jr does Michael Jackson’s “Bad”


Sammy Davis, Jr. was an entertainer’s entertainer. He was respected by young and old and broker many societal rules and paved the way for many of the AfricanAmerican entertainers who followed in his footsteps. The five videos are a collection wonderful vignettes of a talented entertainer and are by no means all encompassing. —Ronn



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