Written by
Bob Stumpel

July 7

Ray Charles Honors Sammy Davis (1987)

'87 TV Sammy

Still from the Kennedy Honors show.

On December 30, 1987 Sammy Davis Jr. received the Kennedy Center Honors for his lifetime achievement in the performing arts.

Ray Charles, who had received the same award the year before, showed his respect with a few kind words and a rendition, accompanied by a big band, of Birth Of The Blues.

Also see this record in the IMdB.

Birth Of The Blues:


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