Robinson, Bill "Bojangles" (1878 – 1949)

Robinson, Bill "Bojangles" (1878 – 1949)

  • <p>Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. Image courtesy of Wikipedia.</p>

Bill "Bojangles" Robinson entertained the African American troops at Fox Hills Terminal, Staten Island April 21, 1945.

Watch Bill dance with young Shirley Temple at:

Watch Bill's well-known Sand Dance at:

Watch Sammy Davis Jr sing Mr. Bojangles, his song in memory of Bill Robinson here:

Read more about this famous entertainer at:, and

Read a short biography of Bill at: