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California Eagle, The

The California Eagle was one of the oldest and longest-running African-American newspapers in Los Angeles, California and the West. Launched in 1879, it closed in 1964.

 

T-Bone Walker, Jimmy Witherspoon: T-Bone Opens to Capacity Crowd at Last Word

Live Review by J.T. Gipson, California Eagle, The, May 1948

Cafe Society Fetes Noted Blues Singer in High Fashion ...

Lena Horne: Nice Work If You Can Get It; And Gipson's Got It!

Interview by J.T. Gipson, California Eagle, The, July 1948

IT MAY interest my readers, (particularly the cute little kiddies) to know that I once interviewed Lena Horne in the nude. ...

Nat King Cole: Gip Interviews King Cole in Columbus, O., and California

Report and Interview by J.T. Gipson, California Eagle, The, July 1948

I FIRST MET Nat Cole, leader of the world famous King Cole trio, at 2 ayem in the morning standing bareheaded in front of the ...

Joe Liggins & His Honeydrippers: Downbeat Club, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by J.T. Gipson, California Eagle, The, July 1948

Joe Liggins And His Crew Click At Downbeat Nitery ...

Little Miss Cornshucks: Gipson Interviews Little Miss Cornshucks at Last Word Club

Report and Interview by J.T. Gipson, California Eagle, The, September 1948

EVER SO OFTEN an act comes along that merits our warmest praise; this week the nitelife spotlight points with pride on an energetic little lass ...

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