Nightly News | November 27, 2012
>>> they often called him speedo, but his real name was mr. earl, earl "speedo" carroll has died. as the new york times obituary put it, they were one of a corn cornicopia of street corner singers in harlem. they just made great music. even though he was a famous singer. he took a job as a custodian at a new york city school. for close to 20 years, the kids at ps-87 knew him as the star of their school. earl carroll was 75.