(performer: "Charlie's Tune")
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- I Love Lucy
... (performer: "The Best Is Yet to Come", "Isn't It Romantic", "Jump For Joy", "Our Love Is Here to Stay" - uncredited)
Appeared in television commercials for Charlie perfume and with Gloria Vanderbilt in a commercial for her designer jeans in the 70's.
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A young man told me, 'How dare you insult your race by not singing the blues?' I still get feedback about that. I'm a 76-year-old black man living in a white society; I've gone through the medley. I'd like to think my legacy included having done something positive to help eliminate the problems between races. I never let racism into the core of me.
In the 1950s, Cole Porter heard Short play his work, and - although badly crippled - made his way across the room at the Carlyle to thank him personally. On the 100th anniversary of Porter's birth, the family presented Short with their 'You're the Top Award' for his outstanding contributions to the composer's legend.