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MR BOJANGLES

MR BOJANGLES

Many  years ago on stage the thay page  a young man,
To come on and the spot light was on him and has he sang and danced this man, 
Was MR Bojangles and has years went by and he got old he still sang and dance then one day,
He was gone then it wouldn't be long before some came long and sing this song Mr Bojangles,
This young man was Sammy Davis jr he sang danced just like MR Bojangles then one day,
Sammy was gone and thay say every day that Sammy AND MR BOJANGLES dance in,
Heavan  this poem is trbute to MR BOJANGLES AND SAMMY DAVIS JR.

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Angel

Nice tribute angel enjoyed

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Larry Ran

My Dear Greg,

Sammy Davis Jr was one of my all-time favorite entertainers.  I remember when I was a young man, I read his biography, "Yes I Can".  I strongly recommend it, a great write.
I can still hear him singing "Mr Bojangles", like your beautiful poem says, his tribute to the great dancer of years past.
As you always say, "Drum Roll For Greg".

Love,
Larry xxx

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Greg Etsell

thank you Larry he was always my fav ones I went London I saw show called the rat pack and the guy in the show that played Sammy sounded so much like him the show so was good I went back the next day it was even better then I bout the video to that show and many cd of the real rat pack lot fun

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Cherie Sumner-Taylor

Hi Greg...I love it when you bring up old classic entertainers that we should never forget for their contributions in life....Sammy Davis Jr. is one such soul we should remember with respect....Made me smile.  Thank you for sharing. xo Love n Hugs

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Greg Etsell

thank you Cherie  a week ago thay had show on pbs about Sammy I taped it and watch it wow what show all about his life what great show thanks reading means lot

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Tony Taylor

AWESOME GREG!!..... How can you NOT Love one of the "Rat Pack"..... all were amazing entertainers in their own right..... But SAMMY and FRANK were Monster Talents!!.....I don't think ANYONE could ever wear a six-shooter and actually know what they were doing better than Sammy..... he won the "Quick Draw" contest in Hollywood like 20 times or something crazy like that...... He could sing and dance like NO OTHER!!..... and when he sang ~ "has anybody here.... seen my old friend John?... can you tell me where he's gone..." Martin, John, and Abe?..... the entire audience would be silent and cry EVERY single time he sang it.......I LOVE that you chose to do a tribute for him!!....GREAT choice!!......PINNED!!....well done my friend!!.......LOVE & ROCKETS!!.....T xo 🐧✴❤👌
Ps. I can't remember the exact title of that song......I think it was "Abe, Martin, and John"..... about the three great men that got assassinated..... John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, and Abe Lincoln...... although I could be wrong about Abe!!...... anyway, Loved it GREG!!..... peace 🐧
Ps.s......I still play Mr. Bojangles on my guitar at least twice a month to this day 😊

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Greg Etsell

thank you Tony yes Sammy was a great entertainer so was Bojangles I never saw ether one but one day I was in London I went to show called the rat pack and the guy who played Sammy sound so much like him if you closed your eyes you would thought it was him the show was so great I went back the next day and got better seats thank you so much for reading it means lot

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Greg Etsell

p.s I like that show so much I bout the cd to that show and then went out bout a cd to the original rat pack wow what lot fun it must have been to see tham

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