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Lee Gaines (1914–1987)

Composer, songwriter ("Take the 'A' Train", "One O'Clock Jump"), singer and author Otho Lee Gaines was born in Buena Vista (near Houston), Mississippi and studied at Langston University, where he was involved in music programs. With the Delta Rhythm Boys, he appeared on radio and in South American tours, later acting in the Broadway musicals "Sing... See full bio »

Died:

(age 73) in Helsinki, Finland

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Hi, Good Lookin'! Lee Gaines
(1944)
So's Your Uncle Lee Gaines
(1943)
Follow the Boys Lee Gaines
(1944)
Easy to Look At Lee Gaines (as The Delta Rhythm Boys)
(1945)

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 1945 Snoqualomie Jo Jo (Short)
Snoqualomie Jo Jo
 1945 Easy to Look At
Lee Gaines (as The Delta Rhythm Boys)
 1944 Reckless Age
Delta Rhythm Boys Member (uncredited)
 1944 Follow the Boys
Lee Gaines (as The Delta Rhythm Boys)
 1944 Hi, Good Lookin'!
Lee Gaines (as The Delta Rhythm Boys)
 1944 Week-End Pass
Delta Rhythm Boys Singer (uncredited)
 1944 Strange Confession
Matowa (as Otho Gaines)
 1943 Crazy House
Lee Gaines (as The Delta Rhythm Boys)
 1943 So's Your Uncle
Lee Gaines (as The Delta Rhythm Boys)
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Alternate Names:

The Delta Rhythm Boys | Otho Gaines
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Member of the Delta Rhythm Boys. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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