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Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You (2013)

Acclaimed actress/comedienne Whoopi Goldberg directs and appears in this feature documentary about Jackie "Moms" Mabley, an African-American stand-up comic and show-biz pioneer who emerged from the Chitlin' Circuit of African-American Vaudeville to become a mainstream star. Once billed as "The Funniest Woman in the World," Mabley pushed the boundaries of comedy by tackling topics such as gender, sex, and racism and performed up until her death in 1975. The film includes vintage clips and recordings of Mabley, as well as recent interviews with some of the world's top comedians, including Eddie Murphy, Joan Rivers, Kathy Griffin, Robert Klein, Bill Cosby, and Goldberg - each of whom is a huge Mabley fan. A true passion project for first-time director Goldberg, the documentary shows Mabley's historical significance and profound influence as a performer vastly ahead of her time.

The movie Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You, released in 2013, features 15 songs from artists like Butterbeans and Susie, The Andy Kirk Orchestra and Moms Mabley. What is your favorite song from Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You?


Songs from Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You

Cole For King
Kickin Back
It's a Pleasure 2
I Wanna Hot Dog For My Roll
Butterbeans and Susie
Count In Boogie
Beat Feet
Gator's Serenade
The Andy Kirk Orchestra
Gut Bucket Blues
That Don't Pay My Rent
Moms Mabley
Hot Cats
Moms Mabley at the Playboy Club
Moms Mabley
Abraham, Martin and John
Moms Mabley
Oh Freedom
Everything's Going To Be Alright

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