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Lonesome George

The showbiz nickname of George Leslie Gobel, an easygoing, guitar-strumming comedian with a crew-cut who starred in the comedy variety program THE GEORGE GOBEL SHOW/NBC/CBS/1954-60. 447 more words

Showbiz Nicknames

You're a Pair of Brown Shoes

Did you ever get the feeling the world was a tuxedo and you were a pair of brown shoes?

George Gobel on NBC’s “The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson”, 1969


Emmett Till's Cousin, Former Bellwood Resident, Recalls Innocence Lost

Simeon Wright, 73, recall memories of his cousin, Emmett Till, during a visit to an Oak Park middle school on May 4. Wright wants to correct the historical record about the infamous whistle that led to Till’s heinous death in 1955. 1,337 more words