As the entertainment world transitioned from Minstrel Shows to Vaudeville and Broadway stages, dancer/singer/actor Bill "Bojangles" Robinson was there. With the advent of musical recordings, radio shows and Hollywood Movies, Robinson was there. When television began to finds its market Robinson was there again. Through all of these phases of the dynamically evolving entertainment arena, Bojangles was a hit with both black and white audiences.
Clap your hands and tap your feet, because Robinson (d.1949) is still here with this precious signature cut. Robinson's autograph ("6-7") appears on a 4-1/2 x 1-1/4" cut adhered to a 5-1/2 x 4-1/2" album page, that also features a period photo clipping and the collector written notation "He said to me - do you want an autograph or don't you?". The reverse side of the album page also bears an autograph of comedic actress Joan Davis ("6", d.1961). Auction LOA from JSA.