Herb Jeffries, ‘Bronze Buckaroo’

Herb Jeffries, ‘Bronze Buckaroo’

Herb Jeffries, who sang with Duke Ellington and starred in early black westerns as the singing “Bronze Buckaroo,” died last week. He was believed to be 100 years old.

More:

“Herb Jeffries, ‘Bronze Buckaroo’ of Song and Screen, Dies at 100 (or So),” William Yardley, New York Times

Related:

“On The Trail Of Black Cowboys From Nat Love To Sheriff Bart,” Wyatt Orme, NPR Code Switch

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