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Crothers, Scat Man


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    • us: Crothers, Scatman
    • us: Crothers, Benjamin Sherman
    • us: Scatman
    • us: Cruthers, Scatman
    • us: Cruthers, Benjamin Sherman
    • us: Crothers, Sherman
    • us: Carruthers, Sherman
    • us: Carruthers, Scat Man
    • us: Carothers, Scat Man
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    • found: Snooky and Marshal's album [SR] p1978 (a.e.) label (Scat Man Crothers) container (vocalist)
    • found: Hasking, J. Scatman, 1991: CIP t.p. (Scatman Crothers) galley (Benjamin Sherman Crothers; b. 5/23/10)
    • found: California jump blues [SR] 1983: label (The Scatman) container (Scatman; Benjamin Sherman "Scatman" Cruthers; b. Terre Haute, Ind. May 23, 1910)
    • found: One flew over the cuckoo's nest, c1997: credits (Scatman Crothers)
    • found: Internet movie database, Oct. 12, 2001 (Scatman Crothers; birth name: Benjamin Sherman Crothers; b. May 23, 1910 in Terre Hante, Ind., d. Nov. 22, 1986 in Van Nuys, Calif.; sometimes credited as: Benjamin "Scatman" Crothers, Scat-Man Crothers, Sherman Crothers; actor, composer)
    • found: The voutest, p1982: container (Sherman "Scat Man" Carruthers, drums)
    • found: The new Grove dictionary of jazz, 2nd ed., via Oxford music online, Sept. 14, 2011: entry for Gaillard, Slim [Bulee] (Scatman Crothers, drummer)
    • found: Man, have I got troubles [SR] 1952: label (Scat Man Carothers)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed January 7, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Crothers, Scatman; Benjamin Sherman Crothers; Scat Man; stage, screen actor, composer, arranger, jazz singer, jazz musician. He was born 23 May 1910 in Terre Haute, Indiana, United States; formed his own group ScatMan and His Band (1936); first black man on a Los Angeles television show, Paramount's Dixie Showboat; first significant film appearance in Meet Me at the Fair (1952); first black entertainer to appear at the Forge in Glendale, California (1967); achieved fame in his role as Louie on NBC's television series Chico and the Man (1974-1977); played in Stanley Kubrick's The Shining (1980), Bronco Billy (1980), Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983); honors include star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (1981), Best Supporting Actor from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films, NAACP Image Award, Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame (1987). He died 23 November 1986 in Van Nuys, California, United States)
  • LC Classification

    • ML420.C94
  • Change Notes

    • 1978-08-04: new
    • 2015-11-14: revised
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