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Delta Rhythm Boys

The story of The Delta Rhythm Boys begins in 1934 at Langston University in Oklahoma. Second-year student Lee Gaines had been chosen by school president Dr. Isaac Young to form a university quartet. Lee, a sousaphone player who had led his freshman vocal quartet to a first prize in class competition, recruited first tenor Elmaurice Miller, second ... See full bio »

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Rain Man
Rain Man Soundtrack
Come Softly to Me
Come Softly to Me Themselves
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 2003 Salmer fra kjøkkenet (performer: "Flickorna i Småland")
 2002 Cleo (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2002) ... (performer: "Kristallen den fina")
 1988 Rain Man (performer: "Dry Bones" (1927) - as The Delta Rhythm Boys)
 1961 Come Softly to Me (Short) (performer: "Come softly to Me")
 1959 Iskelmäketju (performer: "Joshua fit the battle of Jericho")
 1955 Rhythm and Blues Revue (Documentary) (performer: "Dry Bones")
 1955 Show Time at the Apollo (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Stars Over Harlem ... (performer: "Dem Bones")
- Showtime in Harlem ... (performer: "Take the 'A' Train")
- Jazz Time ... (performer: "Dem Bones")
 1945 Night Club Girl (performer: "Vingo Jingo", "One O'Clock Jump" - uncredited)
 1944 Reckless Age (performer: "Get on Board, Little Children" - uncredited)
 1944 Swingtime Holiday (Short) (performer: "Do Nothin' 'Til You Hear From Me", "Jersey Bounce")
 1944 Follow the Boys (performer: "The House I Live In" (1942))
 1944 Hi, Good Lookin'! (performer: "Paper Doll")
 1943 Crazy House (performer: "Get On Board, Little Children", "Rigoletto Blues" - uncredited)
 1943 Hi'ya, Sailor (performer: "Home Sweet Home" (uncredited), "The More I Go Out with Somebody Else", "One O'Clock Jump")
 1943 So's Your Uncle (performer: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore", "St. Louis Blues")
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Single: "Dry Bones" / "Take the 'A' Train". See more »

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The Delta Rhythm Boys

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The Delta Rhythm Boys were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 1991. See more »

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