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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 176-200 of 362 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick 3978-3980 10-in. approximately July 1920 Lone star Wiedoeft-Wadsworth Quartet Instrumental quartet composer  
Brunswick 4332-4334 10-in. approximately Oct. 1920 Read 'em and weep Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
Brunswick 4603-4605 10-in. approximately Nov. 1920 Beale Street blues Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick 4606-4608 10-in. approximately Nov. 1920 St. Louis blues Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick 5520-5521 10-in. approximately May 1921 Frankie and Johnnie Al Bernard ; Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick 5779-5780 10-in. approximately June 1921 Dangerous blues Benny Krueger’s Orchestra ; Al Bernard Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick 6735-6737 10-in. approximately Nov. 1921 I’m just too mean to cry Al Bernard ; Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick 6738-6740 10-in. approximately Nov. 1921 Brother Low Down Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, baritone vocal, songwriter  
Brunswick 7530-7531 10-in. approximately Feb. 1923 I've got the wonder-where-he-went-and when-he's coming-back blues Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick 7532-7533 10-in. approximately Feb. 1923 Who tied the can on the old dog's tail? Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick 8472-8474 10-in. approximately July 1922 Hurry along, 'Liza, with me Al Bernard ; Ernest Hare Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 8475-8476 10-in. approximately July 1922 Picnic time Al Bernard ; Ernest Hare Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 8890-8891 10-in. approximately Oct. 1922 I'm done-done-done with you Al Bernard ; Ernest Hare Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Brunswick 8910-8912 10-in. approximately Oct. 1922 Sweet Mandy Al Bernard ; Ernest Hare Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Brunswick 9727-9729 10-in. approximately Jan. 1923 Lindy Lou Al Bernard ; Ernest Hare Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist, composer  
Brunswick 9730-9732 10-in. approximately Jan. 1923 I’m a demon on my old jew’s harp Al Bernard ; Ernest Hare Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Brunswick 10616-10618 10-in. 5/11/1923 Stavin’ Change Al Bernard ; Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Brunswick 10619-10621 10-in. 5/11/1923 Parson Jenks Al Bernard ; Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick 11077-11079 10-in. 7/10/1923 No no Nora Oriole Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick 13692-13694 10-in. 8/7/1924 Never gettin’ no place blues Dixie Stars Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
Brunswick 13695-13697 10-in. 8/7/1924 Blue eyed Sally Dixie Stars Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
Brunswick 14037-14039 10-in. 10/20/1924 Keep on going Dixie Stars Male vocal duet, with banjo vocalist, baritone vocal, composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 14040-14043 10-in. 10/20/1924 Let my home be your home Dixie Stars Male vocal duet, with banjo vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
Brunswick 14044-14046 10-in. 10/20/1924 Absolutely no Dixie Stars Male vocal duet, with banjo vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
Brunswick 14047-14048 10-in. 10/21/1924 Birmingham papa Dixie Stars Male vocal duet, with banjo vocalist, baritone vocal, composer, lyricist  
(Results 176-200 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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