Kate Smith - That's Why Darkies Were Born 1931
I Re-made this video with the full version. (Some Songs may be Politically Incorrect Today - But Are Posted To Educate) Kathryn Elizabeth "Kate" Smith (May 1, 1907 -- June 17, 1986) was an American singer, best known for her rendition of Irving Berlin's "God Bless America". Smith had a radio, television, and recording career spanning five decades, which reached its pinnacle in the 1940s. That's Why Darkies Were Born was a popular song written by Ray Henderson and Lew Brown. It originated in George White's Scandals of 1931. It was most famously recorded by Kate Smith, whose rendition was a hit in 1931, and by Paul Robeson.