Sophie Tucker (January 13, 1886 – February 9, 1966) was a Ukrainian-born 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 America during the first half of the 20th century. She was widely known by the superlative nickname "The Last of the Red Hot Mamas".
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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."
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Recordings (Results 51-63 of 63 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|
|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|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Tucker, Sophie," accessed June 2, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105584.
Tucker, Sophie. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 2, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105584.
"Tucker, Sophie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 2 June 2023.
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Wikipedia: Sophie Tucker
Discogs: Sophie Tucker
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LCNAR: Tucker, Sophie, 1884-1966 - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n87139429
Wikidata: Sophie Tucker - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q152520
MusicBrainz: Sophie Tucker - https://musicbrainz.org/artist/1404fcf2-5c92-434b-8d37-7f9b0c8f986f
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