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Monday, May 13, 2013

The Lovely Jewel Brynner

Singer Jewel Brynner (yes, her name was a nod to chrome-domed actor Yul Brynner) is shown here in early 1959, performing at Pittsburgh's Hi-Top Lounge with Wee Walkin' Willie.  Via the Jet archives.  Photo by Clarence Pennywell Jr.

1 Comment:

Devlin Thompson said...

I'd be curious to know whether she derived inspiration from the character of that name in LI'L ABNER.