Category 1921

The Talented Sheb Wooley

The Talented Sheb Wooley

Sheb Wooley

Shelby Fredrick “Sheb” Wooley (April 10, 1921 – September 16, 2003) was a character actor and singer, best known for his 1958 novelty song “The Purple People Eater.” He played Ben Miller, brother of Frank Miller, in the film High Noon; played Travis Cobb in The Outlaw Josey Wales; and also had a co-starring role as scout Pete Nolan in the television series Rawhide.

Sheb Wooley

Wooley in 1971
Background information
Birth name Shelby Fredrick Wooley
Also known as Ben Colder
Born April 10, 1921
Erick, Oklahoma, U.S.
Died September 16, 2003 (aged 82)
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Genres Country, pop music
Occupations Actor, singer
Years active 1955–1971
Labels MGM
Wooley is also credited as the voice actor who produced the Wilhelm scream sound effect.

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The Life And Times Of Josephine Baker Part Four

The Life And Times Of Josephine Baker Part Four

Baker dancing the Charleston, 1926
Location Joséphine Baker in the Montparnasse Quarter of Paris was called in her honor. She has actually additionally been sworn in right into the St. Louis Walk of Fame, and also on 29 March 1995, right into the Hall of Famous Missourians.In 2015 she was sworn in right into the Legacy Walk. The Piscine Joséphine Baker is a pool along the financial institutions of the Seine in Paris called for her.Writing in the internet BBC publication in late 2014, Darren Royston, historic dancing educator at RADA attributed Baker with being the Beyoncé of her day, as well as bringing the Charleston to Britain...

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The Life And Times Of Josephine Baker Part Three

The Life And Times Of Josephine Baker Part Three

Later occupation

The Life And Times Of Josephine Baker Part Three

The Life And Times Of Josephine Baker Part Three

Baker in Amsterdam, 1954

In 1949, a changed Baker returned in accomplishment to the Folies Bergere. Strengthened by acknowledgment of her war time heroics, Baker the entertainer presumed a brand-new gravitas, unafraid to tackle severe songs or subject. The interaction was a stimulating success, as well as restored Baker as one of Paris’ leading performers. In 1951 Baker was welcomed back to the United States for a club interaction in Miami. After winning a public fight over desegregating the club’s target market, Baker adhered to up her sold-out perform at the club with a nationwide trip...

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The Life And Times Of Josephine Baker Part Two

The Life And Times Of Josephine Baker Part Two

Career

Very early years

Baker’s street-corner dance stood out, resulting in her being hired for the St. Louis Chorus vaudeville program at the age of 15. She headed to New York City throughout the Harlem Renaissance, executing at the Plantation Club and also in the carolers lines of the groundbreaking as well as extremely effective Broadway performances Shuffle Along (1921) with Adelaide Hall and also The Chocolate Dandies (1924 ). Typically the professional dancer in this setting carried out in a comic way, as if she were not able to bear in mind the dancing, till the repetition, whereupon she would certainly execute it not just properly however with added intricacy...

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The Life And Times Of Josephine Baker Part One

The Life And Times Of Josephine Baker Part One

Josephine Baker
Josephine Baker (birthed Freda Josephine McDonald; 3 June 1906– 12 April 1975) was an artist, protestor, as well as French Resistance representative. Her occupation was focused mostly in Europe, primarily in her embraced France. Throughout her very early profession she was renowned as a professional dancer, as well as was amongst one of the most well known entertainers to heading the performances of the Folies Bergère in Paris. Her efficiency in the performance Un Vent de Folie in 1927 created an experience in Paris. Her outfit, containing just a band of bananas, became her most legendary photo as well as an icon of allure Age and also the 1920s.
Josephine Baker

The Life And Times Of Josephine Baker Part One

The Life And Times Of Josephine Baker Part One

Baker in Havana, C...

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Birth And Death Of 1921 In Music

Birth And Death Of 1921 In Music

Birth And Death Of 1921 In Music

Birth And Death Of 1821 In Music

One thing I should say since I’m going by year, and not by favorites (wait until I get into The 1960’s for that), I want you to know that every year doesn’t mean I’m going to pick someone to blog about. I”m only doing those which I like, or I’ll never get out of The 1920’s, The 1930’s, and The 1940’s. With that in mind, Birth And Death Of 1921 In Music, has none that I like, but I thought I should do this year to keep the timeline intact. When I do the next year I might have more than one, so it evens in the end.

Births

January 10 – Helen Bonchek Schneyer, folk musician (d. 2005)
January 17 – Lorna Cooke deVaron, choral conductor
January 22 – Arno Babajanian, composer (d. 1983)
January 26 – Eddie Barclay, music produce...

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