Eubie Blake

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James Hubert Blake (February 7, 1887 – February 12, 1983), better known as Eubie Blake, was an American composer, lyricist, and pianist of ragtime, jazz, and popular music. In 1921, Blake and long-time collaborator Noble Sissle wrote the Broadway musical Shuffle Along, one of the first Broadway musicals to be written and directed by African Americans. Blake's compositions included such hits as, "Bandana Days", "Charleston Rag", "Love Will Find A Way", "Memories of You" and "I'm Just Wild About Harry". The musical Eubie!, which opened on Broadway in 1978, featured his works.

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Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Memories of You Eubie Blake 1
Tricky Fingers Eubie Blake 1

Single

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1922 If You’ve Never Been Vamped by a Brownskin Gal / Bandana Days Sissle and Blake 1

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