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Subject: Al Jolson Fan Club

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Date Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 04:50:50am
In reply to: Bio & PHOTOS 's message, "ARCHIVE: October 23, 1950 ~Famed entertainer Al Jolson, considered one of the great American entertainers of the early 20th century, particularly during its Jazz era, best remembered today as the star of Hollywood's first talking picture, "The Jazz Singer" (1927), dies at 64, of a massive heart attack during a poker game at a Sand Francisco hotel. ..." on Wednesday, October 23, 02:31:55am

There is a still an Al Jolson fan club that meets twice a year for a convention!

Aside from the blackface, Jolson did have a great voice especially in his later years.

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Four of Jolson's biggestobitcheckerWednesday, October 23, 10:42:36am
    A line can be drawn from Stephen Foster to Al Jolson to Elvis & Eminem (NT)White guys doing Black musicWednesday, October 23, 11:40:45am
    FUN FACT: Actress Shelley Winters's father so loved singer Al Jolson, that Shelley had her father buried just yards away from Jolson! ....LinkThursday, October 24, 12:58:58am

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