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Shelton Brooks (1886–1975)

Songwriter ("The Darktown Strutters Ball", "Some of These Days"), composer, pianist and author. He was a pianist in Detroit, Michigan cafes, and then a vaudeville entertainer in the USA and Canada for 45 years. In 1923, he traveled to Europe with the troupe of Lew Leslie's "Blackbirds", and did a command performance for King George and Queen Mary.... See full bio »

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Known For

Scarface Soundtrack
(1932)
Pi Soundtrack
(1998)
Away We Go Soundtrack
(2009)
Bridesmaids Soundtrack
(2011)

Filmography

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 1942 Professor Creeps
Jackson
 1941 Up Jumped the Devil
Jefferson
 1941 Minstrel Days (Short)
Bert Williams (uncredited)
 1939 Double Deal
Singer in Nightclub Floorshow
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Other Works:

Plantation Revue (1922). Musical revue. See more »

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Lena Boyd  (her death)  (1 child)
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Taurus

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