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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 76-100 of 362 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W141472 10-in. 1/8/1926 Yodelin' Bill The Record Boys Male vocal duet, with piano composer, vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
Columbia W141561 10-in. 1/26/1926 When spring comes peeping thru The Record Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
Columbia W141562 10-in. 1/26/1926 Wal, I swan! Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia W141718 10-in. 2/24/1926 Come back, Marguerite The Record Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia W141719 10-in. 2/24/1926 Hello! Are you there, hello! The Record Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal, songwriter  
Columbia W142048 10-in. 4/19/1926 When spring comes peeping through Warner's Seven Aces Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Columbia W142138 10-in. 5/3/1926 Hokum—smokum The Record Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
Columbia W142139 10-in. 5/3/1926 Oo-Long's in wrong in Hong Kong now The Record Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal, songwriter  
Columbia W142179 10-in. 5/10/1926 When spring comes peeping through Harry and Tommy Male vocal duet, with banjo and drums lyricist  
Columbia W142294 10-in. 6/14/1926 I'll say it with a pretty little song The Record Boys Male vocal duet, with piano songwriter, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia W142295 10-in. 6/14/1926 Don't fail me dice Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia W142508 10-in. 8/6/1926 Mr. Black Boy goodnight Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Columbia W142509 10-in. 8/7/1926 Who wouldn't Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia W142618 10-in. 9/14/1926 Brother Pollasses' sermon on the letter F Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with organ vocalist, baritone vocal, composer, lyricist  
Columbia W143123 10-in. 11/19/1926 Troo-le-oo-le-ay The Record Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Columbia W143124 10-in. 11/19/1926 Stay away from my man The Record Boys Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Columbia W143645 10-in. 3/14/1927 All men are devils Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia W143646 10-in. 3/14/1927 High life made a low life out of me Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia W144232 10-in. 5/26/1927 I'm just drifting along Howard Lanin Orchestra ; Scrappy Lambert Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W144648 10-in. 9/8/1927 What's to be will be Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal, composer, lyricist  
Columbia W145517 10-in. 1/12/1928 We'll have a new home (In the mornin') Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia W145518 10-in. 1/12/1928 Mine—all mine Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia W145617 10-in. 2/7/1928 Lindy Lou Al Bernard ; Jack Kaufman Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Columbia W145618 10-in. 2/7/1928 My garden gate is closed Al Bernard ; Jack Kaufman Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal, composer, lyricist  
Columbia W145687 10-in. 2/28/1928 Bill, you done me wrong Al Bernard Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 76-100 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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