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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 November 23, 1888 (New Orleans), Died June 4, 1946 (St. Clare's Hospital)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1937

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."

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Recordings (Results 201-225 of 366 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick 14047-14048 10-in. 10/21/1924 Birmingham papa Dixie Stars Male vocal duet, with banjo vocalist, baritone vocal, composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 14079-14080 10-in. 10/22/1924 My poodle-oodle dog Dixie Stars Male vocal duet, with banjo vocalist, baritone vocal, songwriter  
Brunswick 14492-14493 10-in. 12/15/1924 Let my home be your home (When you’re down in Dixieland) Dixie Stars Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
Brunswick 14516-14518 10-in. 12/17/1924 Birmingham papa Dixie Stars Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 14519-14521 10-in. 12/17/1924 Let me be the first to kiss you good morning (And the last to kiss you good night) Dixie Stars Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
Brunswick 14622-14625 10-in. 1/10/1925 Moon of Waikiki Dixie Stars Male vocal duet lyricist, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E27256 10-in. 4/3/1928 Times am gittin’ hard The Wiggins Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E27257 10-in. 4/3/1928 My grandpappy’s gun Seth Wiggins Male vocal solo, with guitar songwriter  
Brunswick E27754 10-in. 6/22/1928 Bill Bailey, won’t you please come home? Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E27755 10-in. 6/22/1928 The preacher and the bear Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E27773 10-in. 6/26/1928 Dusky stevedore Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E27774 10-in. 6/26/1928 'Taint so, honey, ‘taint so Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E27826 10-in. 7/3/1928 Frankie and Johnnie Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E28307 10-in. 9/24/1928 By the watermelon vine Dixie Stars Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E28308 10-in. 9/24/1928 Bless you! Sister Dixie Stars Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E29142 10-in. 1/23/1929 What the engine done Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and accordion vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E29143 10-in. 1/23/1929 Louisiana Susie Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and accordion vocalist, baritone vocal, composer, lyricist  
Brunswick E29536 10-in. 4/3/1929 What the engine done Hank Smith Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), trumpet, and guitar arranger  
Brunswick E29537 10-in. 4/3/1929 Eleven cent cotton and forty cent meat Hank Smith Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), trumpet, and guitar arranger  
Brunswick E35399 10-in. Nov. 1930 No, no, positively no Al Bernard and Carson Robison Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E35400 10-in. Nov. 1930 Ain’t dat a shame Al Bernard and Carson Robison Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E1675-E1677 10-in. 11/11/1925 Yeedle-deedle Lena Al Bernard ; Frank Kamplain Male vocal solo and yodeling, with piano songwriter, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E1703-E1705 10-in. 11/13/1925 Down by the winegar woiks Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with lute and piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E1747-E1749 10-in. 11/18/1925 Prancin' dancin' yodelin' man Al Bernard ; Frank Kamplain Male vocal solo and yodeling, with piano composer, lyricist, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E1750-E1752 10-in. 11/18/1925 Paddlin' Madelin' home Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 201-225 of 366 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bernard, Al," accessed April 18, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110459.

Bernard, Al. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 18, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110459.

"Bernard, Al." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 18 April 2024.

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

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