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Singing Star Of All-Black Cowboy Movies, Herb Jeffries, Dies
By Melissa Block
Updated: 2 months ago

Herb Jeffries was the first singing star of all-black cowboy movies in the late 1930s, garnering him the nickname the "Bronze Buckeroo." The jazz baritone had a seven-decade career, including singing with Duke Ellington's Band. He died Sunday in California, at age 100.


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