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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 26-50 of 362 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Trial 1919-03-07-02] Not documented 3/7/1919 Catastrophe Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Trial 1920-02-17-04] Not documented 2/17/1920 Lone star Wiedoeft-Wadsworth Quartet Instrumental quartet composer  
Victor [Trial 1920-04-10-02] Not documented 4/10/1920 Saxophone blues Danceland Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor [Trial 1920-04-12-02] Not documented 4/12/1920 Saxophone blues Al Bernard ; Rudy Wiedoeft Male vocal and saxophone duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Trial 1920-04-12-03] Not documented 4/12/1920 Swanee Al Bernard ; Rudy Wiedoeft Male vocal and saxophone duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Trial 1920-04-12-04] Not documented 4/12/1920 Oh Joe (please don't go) Al Bernard ; Rudy Wiedoeft Male vocal and saxophone duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Trial 1920-06-01-01] Not documented 6/1/1920 Henry Jones Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Trial 1921-10-10-03] 10-in. 10/10/1921 You've had your day Al Bernard ; Frank Kamplain Male vocal solo and yodeling, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Trial 1921-10-10-04] 10-in. 10/10/1921 Brother low down Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Trial 1923-08-23-03] 10-in. 8/23/1923 When Dixie stars are playing peek-a-boo Al Bernard ; Frank Kamplain Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Trial 1923-12-01-01] 10-in. 12/1/1923 Twenty-five years from now Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with ukulele vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Trial 1924-06-24-16] 10-in. 6/24/1924 In nineteen ninety-nine Al Bernard ; J. Russel Robinson Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Trial 1924-06-24-17] 10-in. 6/24/1924 Birmingham papa Al Bernard ; J. Russel Robinson Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Trial 1927-01-24-04] 10-in. 1/24/1927 Hokum-smukum yodelin' Indian man The Record Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Trial 1927-01-24-05] 10-in. 1/24/1927 Yeedle deedle Lena The Record Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 19614 10-in. 10/21/1911 Bill from Louisville Ed Morton Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 78386 10-in. 4/12/1919 Bluin' the blues Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 78387 10-in. 4/12/1919 I want to hold you in my arms Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
Columbia 78608 10-in. 7/29/1919 Sugar Yerkes Jazarimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 78613 10-in. 7/30/1919 Sugar Yerkes Jazarimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 79940 10-in. 7/13/1921 I ain't afraid of nuthin' dat's alive Bert Williams Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 80038 10-in. 10/24/1921 Brother low down Bert Williams Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 80076 10-in. 11/19/1921 I want my mammy Al Bernard ; Vernon Dalhart Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 80868 10-in. 2/21/1923 My dawg Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 80869 10-in. 2/21/1923 Parson Jenks Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
(Results 26-50 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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