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Actor Jimmy Rushing

Jimmy Rushing

  • Birth name:

    James Andrew Rushing

  • Date of Birth:

    8 June 1903 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA


James Andrew Rushing was a blues and jazz singer who was best known as the featured vocalist of the Count Basie Orchestra from 1935 to 1948. Jimmy Rushing was known as "Mr. Five by Five" and was the subject of an eponymous 1942 popular song that was a hit for Harry James and others.Born in Oklahoma City on August 26, 1903 into a family with musical proclivities, Rushing's father was a trumpeter and his mother and brother were singers. Young Jimmy took to the family vocation and was a success, touring the... more


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Movie A Great Day in Harlem A Great Day in Harlem

as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)