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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 151-175 of 362 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick 2756 10-in. approximately Aug. 1919 Sugar Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Brunswick 2760 10-in. approximately Aug. 1919 Pan yan Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, songwriter  
Brunswick 3386 10-in. approximately Dec. 1919 My lovin' sing-song man Al Bernard ; Frank Kamplain Male vocal duet, with yodeling and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick 3559 10-in. approximately Jan. 1920 Swanee Al Bernard ; Frank Kamplain Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick 3707 10-in. approximately June 1920 Swanee Al Bernard ; Frank Kamplain Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick 3974 10-in. approximately July 1920 Saxophone blues Ernest Hare ; Rudy Wiedoeft Male vocal solo, with saxophone and orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick 3975 10-in. approximately July 1920 My lovin' sing-song man Al Bernard ; Frank Kamplain Male vocal duet, with yodeling and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 4135 10-in. approximately Sept. 1920 Why don't you drive my blues away? Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick 4265 10-in. approximately Oct. 1920 Read 'em and weep Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
Brunswick 4330 10-in. approximately Oct. 1920 Change your name, Malinda Lee Al Bernard ; Ernest Hare Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 4614 10-in. approximately Nov. 1920 Midnight moon Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 5074 10-in. approximately Feb. 1921 Strut, Miss Lizzie Al Bernard ; Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick 5079 10-in. approximately Feb. 1921 Sweet Mamma (Papa's getting mad) Al Bernard ; Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick 5211 10-in. approximately Mar. 1921 Boll weevil blues Al Bernard ; Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick 5254 10-in. approximately Mar. 1921 I ain't afraid of nuthin' dats alive Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 5523 10-in. approximately May 1921 Memphis blues Al Bernard ; Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick 5793 10-in. approximately June 1921 I'm looking for a blue bird Al Bernard ; Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick [5794a] approximately June 1921 [Unknown title(s)] Al Bernard ; Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick 7054 10-in. approximately Jan. 1922 Carolina rolling stone Al Bernard ; Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick [14567a] 12/19/1924 [Unknown title(s)] Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick 3078-3079 10-in. approximately Nov. 1919 See Old Man Moon smile Al Bernard ; Ernest Hare Male vocal duet and dialogue, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer, lyricist, speaker  
Brunswick 3080-3081 10-in. approximately Nov. 1919 You're my gal Al Bernard ; Ernest Hare Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 3757-3758 10-in. approximately June 1920 Le wanna All Star Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Brunswick 3899-3900 10-in. approximately July 1920 Henry Jones Al Bernard ; Ernest Hare Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Brunswick 3901-3903 10-in. approximately July 1920 Mississippi bound Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 151-175 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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