Mamie Smith Burial Site

Effort Under Way To Honor NYC Blues Singer Mamie Smith

A New York City blues singer who opened the doors for many others was forgotten in death.


Irving Fields has been entertaining crowds since 1922. (Credit CBS 2)

Manhattan Lounge Singer Has Been Keeping Crowds Entertained Since 1922

Irving Fields, 98, performs six nights a week at Nino’s Tuscany Restaurant in Midtown, he has been performing in New York since 1922, CBS 2’s Cindy Hsu reported.