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By Benjamin Franklin V

Энциклопедия джазовых и блюзовых музыкантов Южной Каролины от XIX века до современности, включая не только таких звёзд, как James Brown и Dizzy Gillespie, но и забытых музыкантов. In An Encyclopedia of South Carolina Jazz and Blues Musicians, Benjamin Franklin V records the careers of South Carolina jazz and blues musicians from the 19th century to the current. The musicians variety from the well known (James Brown, Dizzy Gillespie), to the impressive (Freddie eco-friendly, Josh White), to the principally forgotten (Fud Livingston, Josie Miles),to the imprecise (Lottie Frost Hightower, Horace Spoons Williams), to the unknown (Vince Arnold, Johnny Wilson). equipped alphabetically, from Johnny Acey to Webster younger, the books entries contain simple biographical info, South Carolina apartments, occupation information, compositions, recordings as leaders and as band individuals, movies, awards, websites, and lists of assets for added interpreting.

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Энциклопедия джазовых и блюзовых музыкантов Южной Каролины от XIX века до современности, включая не только таких звёзд, как James Brown и Dizzy Gillespie, но и забытых музыкантов. In An Encyclopedia of South Carolina Jazz and Blues Musicians, Benjamin Franklin V files the careers of South Carolina jazz and blues musicians from the 19th century to the current.

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He was with Atlantic City Follies of 1945 and Bronze Follies of 1946. Bates was especially active in 1949, when he performed in Ken Murray’s revue Blackouts, appeared on television for the initial time, and became a charter member of the Copasetics, an organization of mostly musicians dedicated to preserving the memory of Bill “Bojangles” Robinson. He went on to perform on television with some frequency, including over twenty times on a popular program hosted by Ed Sullivan. , he opened the Peg Leg Bates Country Club, which attracted a black clientele; with this enterprise he possibly became the first black resort owner in the United States.

The Greatest Tap Dance Stars and Their Stories, 1900–1955 (New York: William Morrow, 1990), 46–51 (mainly a narrative by Bates). SECONDARY : Maurie Orodenker, “Shangri-La, Philadelphia,” Billboard 57 (29 December 1945): 34; “Peg Leg Bates to Open Resort; Closes $50,000 Catskill Deal,” New York Age, 1 November 1952, p. 32; C[aroline] S. C[oleman], “Peg Leg Bates,” in History of Fountain Inn, comp. Caroline S. Coleman and B. C. Givens (Fountain Inn: Tribune-Times, ca. ) News, 7 December 1998, sec.

C. residence: Lugoff (1931–1948, briefly ca. 1950, ca. 1987–1988) As a youth Benjamin Peay sang in church and then with the Camden Jubilee Singers. , where he sang with gospel groups including the Langfordaires and the Jerusalem Stars; the latter included Bill Pinkney. Peay joined the Sandmen ca. 1954 and soon became known as Brook Benton. He remained relatively obscure until recording for Mercury Records beginning in the late 1950s, which is also when he began writing songs with Clyde Otis. For Mercury he recorded most of his major hits, including “Endlessly,” “It’s Just a Matter of Time,” and “Thank You, Pretty Baby,” plus “A Rockin’ Good Way” and “Baby (You’ve Got What It Takes),” duets with Dinah Washington.

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