American Singer

Oscar Brown Jr.

  • Oct 10, 1926 - May 29, 2005 (age 78)
  • 5' 10" (1.78 m)
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2012
We're Live
AlbumOct 30, 2012

We're Live

We're Live released.
2005
Oscar Brown Jr.
PersonalMay 2005

Oscar Brown Jr.

Oscar Brown Jr. passed away.
2004
Kicks! The Best of Oscar Brown Jr.
AlbumMay 11, 2004

Kicks! The Best of Oscar Brown Jr.

Kicks! The Best of Oscar Brown Jr. released.
Tavis Smiley
TV ShowJan 5, 2004

Tavis Smiley

The Tavis Smiley Show was an American public …
The Tavis Smiley Show was an American public broadcasting radio talk show. A television show, simply titled Tavis Smiley, was a late-night television program on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). Both shows featured Tavis Smiley as host.
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2003
Live Every Minute
AlbumSep 2, 2003

Live Every Minute

Live Every Minute released.
Fresh
AlbumMay 26, 2003

Fresh

Fresh released.
2002
Movin' On
AlbumAug 27, 2002

Movin' On

Movin' On released.
Tells It Like It Is! / In A New Mood
AlbumJan 22, 2002

Tells It Like It Is! / In A New Mood

Tells It Like It Is! / In A New Mood released.
1996
Original Gangstas
MovieMay 10, 1996

Original Gangstas

A crew of former gang members take back their Gary, Indiana …
A crew of former gang members take back their Gary, Indiana hood from the Uzi-toting gangbangers who have taken over. Featuring blaxploitation stars Pam Grier, Richard Roundtree, Ron O'Neal and more.
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1995
Then and Now
AlbumSep 29, 1995

Then and Now

Then and Now released.
1991
Roc
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TV ShowAug 25, 1991

Roc

Roc is an American comedy-drama television series that aired on …
Roc is an American comedy-drama television series that aired on Fox from August 25, 1991 to May 10, 1994. The series stars Charles S. Dutton as Baltimore garbage collector Roc Emerson and Ella Joyce as his wife Eleanor, a nurse.
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Up Against the Wall
MovieJan 18, 1991

Up Against the Wall

A black teen from a Chicago housing project struggles to …
A black teen from a Chicago housing project struggles to find acceptance after he transfers into a suburban high school.
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1990
Brewster Place
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TV ShowMay 1, 1990

Brewster Place

Brewster Place is an American drama series which aired on …
Brewster Place is an American drama series which aired on ABC in May 1990. The series was a spinoff of the 1989 miniseries The Women of Brewster Place, which was based upon Gloria Naylor's novel of the same name. The series starred talk show host Oprah Winfrey, who also served as co-executive producer.
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1982
American Playhouse
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TV ShowJan 12, 1982

American Playhouse

One of PBS's most distinguished series, mounting superb …
One of PBS's most distinguished series, mounting superb dramas and musicals by the likes of (to name just a few) Eugene O'Neill, John Cheever, Lanford Wilson, Mark Twain, Thornton Wilder, James Baldwin and Stephen Sondheim. Perhaps the most memorable (and controversial) presentation: `Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City,' which won a Peabody Award.
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1978
Stony Island
MovieNov 17, 1978

Stony Island

STONY ISLAND tells the story of Richie Bloom (Richie Davis), …
STONY ISLAND tells the story of Richie Bloom (Richie Davis), the only white kid on the block, as he forms an R&B band with his best friend, Kevin (Edward Stoney Robinson). With the help of their mentor, aging sax legend Percy (Gene Daddy G Barge), they pull together a funky supergroup. Despite few resources and heavy losses this resilient group of dedicated musicians, armed only with wit, sleight of hand and outrageous Chicago bravado must come together to finally make their smash debut.
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1974
Brother Where Are You
AlbumJan 15, 1974

Brother Where Are You

Brother Where Are You released.
1970
The Flip Wilson Show
TV ShowSep 17, 1970

The Flip Wilson Show

The Flip Wilson Show is an hour-long variety show that …
The Flip Wilson Show is an hour-long variety show that originally aired in the US on NBC from September 17, 1970 to June 27, 1974. The show starred American comedian Flip Wilson; the program was one of the first American television programs starring a black person in the title role to become highly successful with a white audience. Specifically, it was the first successful network variety series starring an African American. During its first two seasons, its Nielsen ratings made it the nation's second most watched show.
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Nomination1970

Best Musical Theater Album

Nominated for "Joy".
Grammy Award
1963
SongMay 13, 1963

The Snake
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Tells It Like It Is!
AlbumMay 13, 1963

Tells It Like It Is!

Tells It Like It Is! released.
Maggie Brown
ChildFebruary 1963

Maggie Brown

Maggie Brown (born February 10, 1963) is an American singer, …
Maggie Brown (born February 10, 1963) is an American singer, spoken word artist, actress, and music producer. A native of Chicago, Illinois, United States, Brown sings in many genres: jazz, blues, R&B, soul, and spoken word. Her singing style has been described by James Walker as "transcend[ing] limitations and genres, while still maintaining her unique unmistakable voice." She is a protege of Oscar Brown Jr. and Abbey Lincoln. She uses music to educate, what she calls "edutainment", a word that she learned from her father. She gives talks and demonstrations on music and African American musical history. She performs with her sister, Africa Brown. They perform their work and their father's work.
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1962
In A New Mood
AlbumJan 1, 1962

In A New Mood

In A New Mood released.
Between Heaven And Hell
AlbumJan 1, 1962

Between Heaven And Hell

Between Heaven And Hell released.
SongJan 1, 1962

Work Song
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1960
Sin & Soul
AlbumJan 1, 1960

Sin & Soul

Sin & Soul released.
SongJan 1, 1960

Dat Dere
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SongJan 1, 1960

Humdrum Blues
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SongJan 1, 1960

Signifyin' Monkey
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SongJan 1, 1960

But I Was Cool
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SongJan 1, 1960

Watermelon Man
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1952
Today
TV ShowJan 14, 1952

Today

Today, also called The Today Show, is an American news …
Today, also called The Today Show, is an American news and talk morning television show that airs on NBC. The program debuted on January 14, 1952. It was the first of its genre on American television and in the world, and after 68 years of broadcasting it is the fifth-longest-running American television series.
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1948
The Ed Sullivan Show
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TV ShowJun 20, 1948

The Ed Sullivan Show

The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety …
The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran on CBS from June 20, 1948, to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan. It was replaced in September 1971 by the CBS Sunday Night Movie.
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1926
Oscar Brown Jr.
BirthOctober 1926

Oscar Brown Jr.

Oscar Brown Jr. was born.
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