Sammy Davis Jr.
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1925-12-08
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Biography

Samuel George "Sammy" Davis Jr. (December 8, 1925 – May 16, 1990) was an African American Jewish entertainer. Primarily a dancer and singer, he was also an actor of stage and screen, musician, and impressionist, noted for his impersonations of actors, ...

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Biography

Samuel George "Sammy" Davis Jr. (December 8, 1925 – May 16, 1990) was an African American Jewish entertainer. Primarily a dancer and singer, he was also an actor of stage and screen, musician, and impressionist, noted for his impersonations of actors, musicians and other celebrities. At the age of three 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, California) 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.

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New York City Blues
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New York City Blues New York City Blues New York City Blues New York City Blues
Carmen McRae
Cheek To Cheek
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Cheek To Cheek Cheek To Cheek Cheek To Cheek Cheek To Cheek
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That's For Me
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That's For Me That's For Me That's For Me That's For Me
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Gonna Build A Mountain
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Gonna Build A Mountain Gonna Build A Mountain Gonna Build A Mountain Gonna Build A Mountain
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The theme from Hawaii Five-O
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The theme from Hawaii Five-O The theme from Hawaii Five-O The theme from Hawaii Five-O The theme from Hawaii Five-O
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Ain't That A Kick In The Head
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Ain't That A Kick In The Head Ain't That A Kick In The Head Ain't That A Kick In The Head Ain't That A Kick In The Head
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If I Ruled The World
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If I Ruled The World If I Ruled The World If I Ruled The World If I Ruled The World
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You Can Count On Me
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You Can Count On Me You Can Count On Me You Can Count On Me You Can Count On Me
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I Concentrate On You
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I Concentrate On You I Concentrate On You I Concentrate On You I Concentrate On You
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If I Loved You
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If I Loved You If I Loved You If I Loved You If I Loved You
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She Belives In Me
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She Belives In Me She Belives In Me She Belives In Me She Belives In Me
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The Birth Of the Blues
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The Birth Of the Blues The Birth Of the Blues The Birth Of the Blues The Birth Of the Blues
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Come On Strong
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Come On Strong Come On Strong Come On Strong Come On Strong
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Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
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Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
Sammy Davis Jr.
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
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Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
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Guys and Dolls
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Guys and Dolls Guys and Dolls Guys and Dolls Guys and Dolls
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At The Crossroads
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At The Crossroads At The Crossroads At The Crossroads At The Crossroads
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Candy Man
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Candy Man Candy Man Candy Man Candy Man
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Mr Bojangles
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Mr Bojangles Mr Bojangles Mr Bojangles Mr Bojangles
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The Tender Trap
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The Tender Trap The Tender Trap The Tender Trap The Tender Trap
Sammy Davis Jr.
Smile, Darn Ya, Smile
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Smile, Darn Ya, Smile Smile, Darn Ya, Smile Smile, Darn Ya, Smile Smile, Darn Ya, Smile
Sammy Davis Jr.
Something's Gotta Give
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Something's Gotta Give Something's Gotta Give Something's Gotta Give Something's Gotta Give
Sammy Davis & JR.
At The Crossroads
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At The Crossroads At The Crossroads At The Crossroads At The Crossroads
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Biography

Samuel George "Sammy" Davis Jr. (December 8, 1925 – May 16, 1990) was an African American Jewish entertainer. Primarily a dancer and singer, he was also an actor of stage and screen, musician, and impressionist, noted for his impersonations of actors, musicians and other celebrities. At the age of three 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, California) 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 first 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, 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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