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Daemon
Posted: Thursday, January 13, 2011 12:00:00 AM
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Sophie Tucker (1884)

Tucker was a Russian-born American singer and entertainer who began performing vaudeville as a child, singing ragtime melodies in blackface. She later abandoned the makeup but continued in the African-American style, helping popularize the songs of black composers. Known for her racy songs, she enjoyed great success on tour and went on to appear in several stage and movie musicals but was best known as a nightclub torch singer. In her later years, she was billed under what moniker? More...
kitten
Posted: Thursday, January 13, 2011 1:04:33 AM
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I Don't Want to Get Thin - by Sophie Tucker--sung by Sophie Tucker


Moanin' Low - sung by Sophie Tucker


Last of the Red Hot Mamas - written by Shelton Brooks (1910) sung by Sophie Tucker (1926)


Some of These Days - written by Shelton Brooks (1910) sung by Sophie Tucker (1911)


Amazing she first did her show is 'blackface.'



Joseph Glantz
Posted: Thursday, January 13, 2011 7:09:25 AM
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Thanks Kitten. Great songs.
guitar
Posted: Thursday, January 13, 2011 7:39:53 AM
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Happy birthday ,Sophie.I like to play "Some of these days" too.
excaelis
Posted: Thursday, January 13, 2011 6:06:35 PM

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I love Sophie Tucker:

My boyfriend Ernie died. I put on his gravestone: My Boyfriend Ernie. Stiff At Last.
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