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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 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 226-250 of 362 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick E17900-E17902 10-in. 2/9/1926 When a kid who came from the East Side (Found a sweet society rose) The Record Boys Male vocal solo and yodeling (duet), with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E17903-E17905 10-in. 2/9/1926 When spring comes peeping through The Record Boys Male vocal solo and yodeling (duet), with piano lyricist, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E20000-E20001 10-in. 8/28/1926 I wonder what’s become of Joe Al Bernard ; Ernie Golden ; Hotel McAlpin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E20020-E20021 10-in. 9/3/1926 Sunny Hawaii Palakiko & Paaluhi Guitar duet (Hawaiian) songwriter  
Brunswick E22065-E22067 10-in. 3/22/1927 No, no, positively no Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E22068-E22070 10-in. 3/22/1927 I’m just drifting along Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
Brunswick E22629-E22631 10-in. 4/25/1927 St. Louis blues Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E22632-E22634 10-in. 4/25/1927 Beale Street blues Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E22870-E22872 10-in. 5/2/1927 Memphis blues Al Bernard ; Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E22873-E22875 10-in. 5/2/1927 Hesitation blues Al Bernard ; Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E22907-E22909 10-in. 5/3/1927 It takes a Cincinnati yellow to satisfy a Georgia brown Dixie Stars Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, songwriter  
Brunswick E22910-E22912 10-in. 5/3/1927 My time is Charlie’s now Dixie Stars Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, songwriter  
Brunswick E23064-E23066 10-in. 5/10/1927 Henry Jones (Your honeymoon is over) Dixie Stars Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer, lyricist  
Brunswick E23067-E23069 10-in. 5/10/1927 Sweet Mandy Dixie Stars Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer, lyricist  
Brunswick E23104-E23106 10-in. 5/12/1927 Read ‘em and weep Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
Brunswick E23107-E23109 10-in. 5/12/1927 Brother Pollasses’ sermon on the letter “S” Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer, lyricist  
Brunswick E23397-E23399 10-in. 6/1/1927 Steamboat Bill Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E23400-E23402 10-in. 6/1/1927 Casey Jones Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E24526-E24529 10-in. 9/23/1927 Casey Jones Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E25222-E25223 10-in. 11/15/1927 On a good old time straw-ride Al Bernard ; Gully Jumpers Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E25224-E25225 10-in. 11/15/1927 I’m a twelve o’clock feller (In a nine o’clock town) Al Bernard ; Gully Jumpers Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E25247-E25248 10-in. 11/19/1927 Twenty-five years from now Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, songwriter  
Brunswick E25249-E25250 10-in. 11/19/1927 Li’l Liza Jane Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E25251-E25252 10-in. 11/19/1927 The old grey mare Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E26330-E26331 10-in. 1/31/1928 Silas Green talks about the circus Al Bernard Monologue, with banjo vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
(Results 226-250 of 362 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bernard, Al," accessed September 22, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110459.

Bernard, Al. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 22, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110459.

"Bernard, Al." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 22 September 2020.

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

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