Davis Jr., Sammy -- Yes I CAN [Book]
New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1965. First Edition. 612 pp. Hardcover: VERY GOOD. Dust Wrapper: VERY GOOD. SIGNED by the author, with photo of book signing included.
A well-written autobiography of a pioneer for African Americans in the entertainment industry. In addition to overcoming the difficulties due to his race, he also had to overcome those resulting from an automobile accident where he lost an eye, and thought that his career might also have been lost. “ YES I CAN is: “...one of the most candid, engrossing and important American autobiographies of our time,” N.Y. Herald Tribune. Ranked #4 on Paste Magazine’s “The 20 Best Memoirs Written by Musicians”.