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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Young, beautiful, passionate, and scandalous. She was America in the time of "Ragtime."
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When Mandy Patinkin's character chases his wife's lover outside, the naked lover is seen pulling up his pants and we see a tan line of bikini briefs, which were not worn in that era. See more
Coalhouse Walker Jr.
I read music so good, white folks think I'm fakin' it.
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Words & Music by Randy Newman
Sung by Jennifer Warnes See more