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Larry Darnell

Larry Darnell was created Leo Edward Donald in Columbus, OH, on Dec 21, 1928, and achieved regional fame like a gospel singer in the sensitive age group of 11. When he was 15 he remaining house to tour like a dancer having a burlesque street display, Irwin C. Miller’s Brownskin …

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Andrew Tibbs

b. Melvin Andrew Grayson, 2 Feb 1929, Columbus, Ohio, USA, d. 5 Might 1991, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Although little-known right now, Tibbs was a significant contributor to the first success from the Aristocrat record label, the precursor of Chess Information and Checker Information. His dad, Rev. S.A. Grayson, was among …

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