Sammy Davis Jr.
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1925-12-08
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Sammy Davis Jr.

Sammy Davis Jr. Biography (Wikipedia)

Samuel George "Sammy" Davis Jr. (December 8, 1925 – May 16, 1990) was an American entertainer. Primarily a dancer and singer, he was also an actor of stage and screen, comedian, musician, and impressionist, noted for his impersonations of actors, musicians and other celebrities. At the age of 3, Davis began his career in vaudeville with his father and Will Mastin as the Will Mastin Trio, which toured nationally. After military service, Davis returned to the trio. Davis became an overnight sensation following a nightclub performance at Ciro's (in West Hollywood) after the 1951 Academy Awards. With the trio, he became a recording artist. In 1954, he lost his left eye in a car accident, and several years later, he converted to Judaism.

Davis's film career began as a child in 1933. In 1960, he appeared in the Rat Pack film Ocean's 11. After a starring role on Broadway in 1956's Mr Wonderful, he returned to the stage in 1964's Golden Boy. In 1966 he had his own TV variety show, titled The Sammy Davis Jr. Show. Davis's career slowed in the late 1960s, but he had a hit record with "The Candy Man" in 1972 and became a star in Las Vegas, earning him the nickname "Mister Show Business".

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Every Time We Say Goodbye
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Every Time We Say Goodbye
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Love Me Or Leave Me
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Love Me Or Leave Me
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I'm a Brass Band
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I'm a Brass Band
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The Rhythm Of Life
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The Rhythm Of Life
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Let’s Face The Music And Dance
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Let’s Face The Music And Dance
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I Married An Angel
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I Married An Angel
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Mr Bojangles
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Mr Bojangles
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Make Someone Happy
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Make Someone Happy
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Easy To Love
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Easy To Love
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Candy Man
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Candy Man
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Sweet Gingerbread Man
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Sweet Gingerbread Man
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After Today
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After Today
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Fabulous Places
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Fabulous Places
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Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)
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Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)
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Don't Let Her Go
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Don't Let Her Go
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Too Close For Comfort
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Too Close For Comfort
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Can't Help Lovin' Dat Gal
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Can't Help Lovin' Dat Gal
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Rhythm Of Life
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Rhythm Of Life
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All Of You
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All Of You
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The Lady Is A Tramp
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The Lady Is A Tramp
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My Romance
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My Romance
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Talk To The Animals
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Talk To The Animals
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The Impossible Dream
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The Impossible Dream
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I've Gotta Be Me
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I've Gotta Be Me
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Something's Gotta Give
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Something's Gotta Give
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If I Ruled The World
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If I Ruled The World
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It's Christmas Time All Over The World
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It's Christmas Time All Over The World
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The Going's Great
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The Going's Great
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There Is No Greater Love
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There Is No Greater Love
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Be Bop The Beguine
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Be Bop The Beguine
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Blame It On My Youth
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Blame It On My Youth
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