Herb Jeffries

Born 24 September 1913. Died 25 May 2014
Herb Jeffries
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1913-09-24
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Herb Jeffries

Herb Jeffries Biography (Wikipedia)

Herb Jeffries (born Umberto Alexander Valentino; September 24, 1913 – May 25, 2014) was an American actor of film and television and popular music and jazz singer-songwriter, known for his baritone voice.

In the 1940s and 1950s Jeffries recorded for a number of labels, including RCA Victor, Exclusive, Coral, Decca, Bethlehem, Columbia, Mercury and Trend. His album Jamaica, recorded by RKO, is a concept album of self-composed calypso songs.

He starred in several low-budget "race" Western feature films aimed at black audiences, Harlem on the Prairie (1937), Two-Gun Man from Harlem (1938), Rhythm Rodeo (1938), The Bronze Buckaroo (1939) and Harlem Rides the Range (1939). He also acted in several other films and television shows. During his acting career he was usually billed as Herbert Jeffrey (sometimes "Herbert Jeffries" or "Herbert Jeffries, Sensational Singing Cowboy").

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Flamingo
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As time goes by
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Duke Ellington
Flamingo (feat. Herb Jeffries)
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Flamingo (feat. Herb Jeffries)
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I Don't Know What Kind Of Blues I've Got
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I Don't Know What Kind Of Blues I've Got
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