Lonesome Death of Ukulele Ike, The

From Tom Russell's 2011 album, Mesabi, here is a great tribute song to "Ukulele Ike" Cliff Edwards.

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The Lonesome Death of Ukulele Ike (WORD)
The Lonesome Death of Ukulele Ike (PDF)

Clifton Avon Edwards (June 14, 1895 – July 17, 1971) — known as "Ukulele Ike" — was an American singer, actor and voice actor who enjoyed considerable popularity in the 1920s and early 1930s, specializing in jazzy renditions of pop standards and novelty tunes. He had a number-one hit with "Singin' In The Rain" in 1929. He also did voices for animated cartoons later in his career, and is best known as the voice of Jiminy Cricket in Walt Disney's Pinocchio (1940).

****REVISED August 28, 2019 - SR****


HERE'S TWO SAMPLES OF CLIFF EDWARDS "UKULELE IKE" PERFORMING AND A SHORT BIO VIDEO:

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