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Sophie Tucker

Sophie Tucker (born Sofia Kalish; January 13, 1886 – February 9, 1966) was an American singer, comedian, actress, and radio personality. Known for her powerful delivery of comical and risqué songs, she was one of the most popular entertainers in the U.S. during the first half of the 20th century. She was known by the nickname "the Last of the Red-Hot Mamas".

Birth and Death Data: Born January 13, 1884 (Tulchyn), Died February 9, 1966 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1967

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Notes: Sometimes billed as "Sophie Tucker, The Queen of Jazz."

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 51-67 of 67 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 101934 3/8/1957 I'm as ready as I'll ever be-2 Jimmy Durante vocalist  
Decca 119357 8/24/1967 Life begins at forty Sophie Tucker vocalist  
Decca 119358 8/24/1967 No one man is ever going to worry me Sophie Tucker vocalist  
Decca DLA 949 10-in. 9/21/1937 The lady is a tramp Sophie Tucker vocalist  
Decca DLA 950 10-in. 9/21/1937 Some of these days Sophie Tucker vocalist  
Decca L 3618 10-in. 10/2/1944 Why go to Havana Sophie Tucker vocalist  
Decca L 3619 10-in. 10/2/1944 No one woman can satisfy one man all the time Sophie Tucker vocalist  
Decca L 3626 10-in. 10/3/1944 You've got to be loved to be healthy Sophie Tucker vocalist  
Decca L 3627 10-in. 10/3/1944 The older they get.the younger they want 'em Sophie Tucker vocalist  
Decca L 3628 10-in. 10/3/1944 Who want them tall, dark and handsome Sophie Tucker vocalist  
Decca L 3631 10-in. 10/2/1944 You can't sew a button on a heart Sophie Tucker vocalist  
Columbia (U.K.) WA7508 10-in. between approximately May 18th 1928 and July 11th 1928 Virginia (there's a blue ridge in my heart) Ted Shapiro ; Ted Shapiro Orchestra ; Sophie Tucker Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Columbia (U.K.) WA7509 10-in. between approximately May 18th 1928 and July 11th 1928 He's tall, dark and handsome Ted Shapiro ; Ted Shapiro Orchestra ; Sophie Tucker Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Columbia (U.K.) WA7521 10-in. between approximately May 18th 1928 and July 11th 1928 My Yiddishe momme Ted Shapiro ; Ted Shapiro Orchestra ; Sophie Tucker Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Columbia (U.K.) WA7522 10-in. between approximately May 18th 1928 and July 11th 1928 My Yiddishe momme Ted Shapiro ; Ted Shapiro Orchestra ; Sophie Tucker Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Decca CE 7943 10-in. 11/23/1936 No one man is ever going to worry me Sophie Tucker vocalist  
Decca CE 7944 10-in. 11/23/1936 Life begins at forty Sophie Tucker vocalist  
(Results 51-67 of 67 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Tucker, Sophie," accessed July 19, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105584.

Tucker, Sophie. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 19, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105584.

"Tucker, Sophie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 19 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105584

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