DOROTHY DANDRIDGE: Five Decades Old Dorothy Dandridge Songs That Makes You Want To Get Up And Dance

Dorothy Dandridge was an American film and theatre actress, singer and dancer. She is perhaps best known for being the first African-American actress to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the 1954 film Carmen Jones. Dandridge performed as a vocalist in venues such as the Cotton Club and the Apollo Theater. During her early career she performed as a part of The Wonder Children. later The Dandridge Sisters appeared in a succession of films, usually in uncredited roles. In 1959, she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Porgy and Bess. She is the subject of the 1999 HBO biographical film, Introducing Dorothy Dandridge. She has been recognized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


Dorothy Dandridge – Zoot Suit soundie


A Jig In The Jungle – Dorothy Dandridge


Dorothy Dandridge – Cow Cow Boogie


Dorothy Dandridge and Louis Armstrong “Whatcha Say?” 1944


Glenn Mller. Dorothy Dandridge. Nicholas Brothers.

Five Old Songs From The 1950s To 1980s That You Might Find In Your Parents Music Collection

The Human League – Mirror Man

Bob & Marcia – Young, Gifted and Black

Mercy — Love( Can Make You Happy)

Millie Small – What am I living for

Dorothy Dandridge – That’s All

When night falls