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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 Soundtrack
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 1963 Blå time (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1963) ... Band
 1945 Easy to Look At
Delta Rhythm Boys
 1945 Night Club Girl
Speciality Act (as The Delta Rhythm Boys)
 1944 Reckless Age
 1944 Hi, Good Lookin'!
The Delta Rhythm Boys
 1944 Week-End Pass
The Delta Rhythm Boys
 1943 Crazy House
The Delta Rhythm Boys (as The Delta Rhythm Boys)
 1943 Hi Ya, Sailor
Singing Quartet
 1943 So's Your Uncle
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Single: "Just A-Sittin' & A-Rockin'". See more »

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The Delta Rhythm Boys were an American vocal group active for over 50 years from 1934 to 1987. The group was first formed at Langston University in Langston, Oklahoma, in 1934 by Elmaurice Miller, Traverse Crawford, Essie Joseph Adkins, and Otha Lee Gaines. In 1936, they moved to Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana, where they worked under Frederick Hall under the names, New Orleans ... See more »

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