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Al Bernard

Alfred Aloysous Bernard (November 23, 1888 – March 6, 1949) was an American vaudeville singer, known as "The Boy From Dixie", who was most popular during the 1910s through early 1930s.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 12th, 1888 (New Orleans), Died June 4th, 1946 (St. Clare's Hospital)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal, composer, lyricist, songwriter, author, speaker, yodeling, leader, arranger

Notes: Also sings in the tenor range. Sometimes billed as "The Boy from Dixie."

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 362 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-23191 10-in. 10/6/1919 You know what I mean Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-23192 10-in. 10/6/1919 Bell hop blues Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-23497 10-in. 11/25/1919 Sugar Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor B-23737 10-in. 2/13/1920 Unlucky blues Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-23738 10-in. 2/13/1920 Hot Tamale Molly Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-23815 10-in. 3/1/1920 Lone star Wiedoeft-Wadsworth Quartet Instrumental quartet composer  
Victor B-25411 10-in. 5/25/1921 Satanic blues Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-25412 10-in. 5/25/1921 St. Louis blues Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-25413 10-in. 5/25/1921 Royal Garden blues Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-25432 10-in. 6/7/1921 Dangerous blues Al Bernard ; Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-25760 10-in. 11/11/1921 You've had your day Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with yodeling and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-25761 10-in. 11/11/1921 Brother low down Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, songwriter  
Victor B-28550 10-in. 9/11/1923 Stavin' Change Vernon Dalhart ; Ross Gorman ; Virginians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal refrain composer  
Victor B-29977 10-in. 5/8/1924 When Dixie stars are playing peek-a-boo Barney Rapp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with yodeling composer  
Victor B-31150 10-in. 11/8/1924 Let me be the first to kiss you good-morning (And the last to kiss you good-night) Jack Chapman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor B-31279 10-in. 12/11/1924 Blue-eyed Sally Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-31697 10-in. 1/21/1925 Never gettin' no place blues Dixie Stars Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal, songwriter  
Victor B-31698 10-in. 1/21/1925 My poodle-oodle dog Dixie Stars Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal, songwriter  
Victor B-31802 10-in. 1/23/1925 Blue eyed Sally Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-33197 10-in. 9/3/1925 Old Uncle Bill Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano composer  
Victor BVE-33568 10-in. 10/14/1925 On a slow train through Arkansaw Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-33569 10-in. 10/14/1925 They're always in the way Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-33570 10-in. 10/14/1925 Pretty little honey Lou Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, baritone vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-35421 10-in. 4/21/1926 Sally's not the same old Sally (I left on the Ozark trail) Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor [Trial 1919-03-07-01] Not documented 3/7/1919 St. Louis blues Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 362 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bernard, Al," accessed November 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110459.

Bernard, Al. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110459.

"Bernard, Al." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110459

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