The story runs in the 1910's New York. Coalhouse Walker Jr. is a black piano player. He has won fame and fortune playing with a jazz band. Some white men do not like this situation, and one day they assault him and spoil his brand new car. Walker tries by all means to get justice, without an answer... Written by
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The passion, the violence, the birth of America's Gilded Age.
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objected to saying the word "nigger" in reference to Walker, so the less pejorative term "buck" was substituted. See more
While negotiating with Coalhouse Walker Jr., the earpiece hook on the phone hangs in the off position while Conklin is talking. See more
What kind of music do you play?
Coalhouse Walker Jr.
Anything they ask me to, and then I play ragtime.
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Words & Music by Randy Newman
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