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The Child-Prodigy Blues: The Tale of Sugar Chile Robinson

By John Morthland, Contributor

I don't care that, for many kids, classes now start in August - in my mind, September will always be back-to-school month. In honor of that, let us now praise Sugar Chile Robinson, the boogie woogie piano-playing child star of the late '40s and early '50s. If you know of him at all, it's probably because Dockers used his driving "Go, Boy, Go" in a TV commercial in 2006, but Sugar Chile has quite the… more »