Oldest recording: for New York radio station WBAI (feat. David Bromberg), released on his second lp Five Years Gone ('69). Walker's first official release was on his debut album Mr Bojangles ('68). His demo for Vanguard has also been released in '99.
Bobby Cole [first official release on Concentric/Date]
Allen Damron [limited edition as Bo Jangles]
Lulu [with Duane Allman]
André Van Duin [as Ik Kan Niet Dansen]
Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson was the most famous black tapdancer ever. He was for tapdance what Marcel Marceau was for pantomime. However, Jerry Jeff's ageing character was an ex convict from New Orleans trying to survive on the streets, tapdancing for tips and was ironically named that way.