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Oscar Brown Jr.

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Oscar Brown Jr.

Oscar Brown Jr. has been played on NTS in shows including Music To Ease Your Disease, featured first on 17 September 2014. Songs played include But I Was Cool, Bid 'Em In and Afro Blue.

Oscar Brown, Jr. (October 10, 1926 – May 29, 2005) was an American singer, songwriter, playwright, poet, civil rights activist, and actor. He ran unsuccessfully for office in both the Illinois state legislature and the U.S. Congress. Brown wrote at least 1,000 songs (only 125 have been published), twelve albums, and over a dozen musical plays.

Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, he was named after his father…

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But I Was Cool
Oscar Brown Jr.
Columbia1960
But I Was Cool
Oscar Brown Jr.Columbia1960
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Bid 'Em In
Oscar Brown Jr.
Columbia1965
Bid 'Em In
Oscar Brown Jr.Columbia1965
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Afro Blue
Oscar Brown Jr., Jean Pace, Sivuca
RCA1970
Afro Blue
Oscar Brown Jr., Jean Pace, SivucaRCA1970
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Nothing But A Fool
Oscar Brown Jr., Jean Pace, Sivuca
RCA1970
Nothing But A Fool
Oscar Brown Jr., Jean Pace, SivucaRCA1970
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