American Masters

The time Charlie Parker rode a horse down 52nd Street

Clip: 08/17/1989 | 56s | Video has closed captioning.

Charlie Parker's former partner Chan recalls the time he rode a horse to her apartment on 52nd Street in New York City to impress her daughter Kim.

Aired: 08/17/89

Rating: NR

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