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I knew a man Bojangles and he danced for you in worn out shoes.
Damndest thing when his dog upped and died.
Weirdly, I interviewed NY singer songwriter Willie Nile a month or so ago, and he told me about his grandfather who was a vaudeville pianist who played regularly for both Robinson and Eddie Cantor. According to Nile, his grandfather got a Christmas card every year from Bojangles, and when his grandfather died, Cantor paid tribute to him on his radio show.Interesting considering the recent Cantor post as well...
That's a great song , and I bought the record by The Nitty-Gritty Dirt Band when it came out,... but, I don't think the real Mr. Bojangles EVER danced in worn out shoes.
,...Quite a spiffy dresser he was!
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