East Harlem’s Bobby Darin 1936 – 1973 (Video)

Bobby Darin, born Walden Robert Cassotto, May 14, 1936 – December 20, 1973, was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor in film and television. He performed jazz, pop, rock and roll, folk, swing, and country music. Continue Reading →

Fabulous Harlem Legend Leslie Uggams Named Emmy TV Legend (Video)

Tony and Emmy Award-winning star of stage and screen [easyazon_link identifier=”B000002Z3C” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Leslie Uggams[/easyazon_link] (Hallelujah, Baby! and The Leslie Uggams Show) has joined the ranks of Emmy TV Legend as a recent interviewee of the Archive of American Television. Continue Reading →

Harlem Lyricist, The Legendary Mack Gordon, 1904 – 1959

Mack Gordon (right), born Morris Gittler, June 21, 1904 – February 28, 1959, was an American composer and lyricist of songs for the stage and film. Continue Reading →