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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 201-225 of 362 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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 vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
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 E29142 10-in. 1/23/1929 What the engine done Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and accordion vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E27256 10-in. 4/3/1928 Times am gittin’ hard The Wiggins Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
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 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 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 E17448-E17450 10-in. 1/11/1926 Yodelin’ Bill The Record Boys Male vocal solo and yodeling (duet), with piano vocalist, baritone vocal, composer, lyricist  
Brunswick E17451-E17453 10-in. 1/11/1926 Sally’s not the same old Sally The Record Boys Male vocal solo and yodeling (duet), with piano vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
Brunswick E17672-E17674 10-in. 1/25/1926 Wal, I swan Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E17692-E17694 10-in. 1/27/1926 Blinky Moon Bay Volunteer Firemen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E17695-E17697 10-in. 1/27/1926 In your green hat Volunteer Firemen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E17730-E17732 10-in. 1/28/1926 Wait ‘till tomorrow night! Volunteer Firemen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E17880-E17883 10-in. 2/8/1926 Flamin’ Mamie Mike Markel's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 201-225 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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