American Masters

Sammy Davis, Jr. on His Greatest Fear

Clip: Season 33 Episode 2 | 2m 10s

Sammy Davis, Jr. reveals the reasons why the song “Mr. Bojangles” resonated so much with him as an entertainer.

Aired: 02/19/19

Rating: NR

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