Several recordings were made of his tap dancing with various orchestras. Brunswick #4345, 7706, 01112, recorded 11th November 1929, captured him doing "Ain't Misbehavin'" and "Doin' the New Low Down". The label credits Irving Mills
' Hotsy-Totsy Gang as the accompanying orchestra, but there is reason to believe that he was ...
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Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson
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What success I achieved in the theater is due to the fact that I have always worked just as hard when there were ten people in the house as when there were thousands. Just as hard in Springfield, Illinois, as on Broadway.
In 1982, a pair of his tap shoes were on display in the National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian Institute.
Used wooden taps on his shoes