Avrum Sherman (September 7, 1897 – September 16, 1973) pen name Al Sherman was an American songwriter active during the Tin Pan Alley era in American music history. Some of his most recognizable song titles include: "You Gotta Be a Football Hero," "Now's the Time to Fall in Love" and "Lindbergh (The Eagle of the U.S.A.)." Sherman is one link in a long chain of family members who were musical. Most notably, his sons, Robert and Richard (referred to popularly as the "Sherman Brothers") were to join the ranks of America's most highly regarded songwriters. Pairing up and mentoring the Sherman Brothers team has often been referred to as Al Sherman's greatest songwriting achievement.
Birth and Death Data: Born September 7th, 1897 (Kiev), Died September 15th, 1973 (Los Angeles)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1939
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist, trombone
Recordings (Results 351-375 of 422 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Edison||9956||10-in.||1/21/1925||Where are you to-night?||Walter Scanlan||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||10276||10-in.||3/25/1925||Fooling||14 Virginians ; Ace Brigode||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Edison||10460||10-in.||6/24/1925||Save your sorrow (For to-morrow)||Clover Gardens Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Edison||10515||10-in.||7/23/1925||Marguerite||Nat Martin Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Edison||10894||10-in.||3/25/1926||The governer's pardon||Vernon Dalhart and Company||Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar||songwriter|
|Edison||11023||10-in.||6/4/1926||Roses remind me of you||Palais D'Or Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Edison||11037||10-in.||6/10/1926||Camille||Duke Yellman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Edison||11081||10-in.||7/1/1926||When you waltz with the one you love||Herbert Soman Salon Orchestra||Instrumental ensemble||composer|
|Edison||11160||10-in.||8/11/1926||Me too||Arthur Fields ; Golden Gate Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Edison||11187||10-in.||9/9/1926||Trudy||Palais D'Or Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Edison||11201||10-in.||9/16/1926||Camille||Marguerite Ringo ; Walter Scanlan||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||11335||10-in.||11/26/1926||My baby's back (Cock-a-doodle I'm off my noodle)||Palais D'Or Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Edison||11374||10-in.||12/16/1926||Ev'rything's made for love (You know—I know)||Vaughn De Leath ; Stuart Ross||Female vocal solo, with piano||songwriter|
|Edison||11428||10-in.||1/12/1927||Roses remind me of you||Frederick Kinsley||Pipe organ solo||songwriter|
|Edison||11492||10-in.||2/2/1927||My baby's back (Cock-a-doodle I'm off my noodle)||Albert Campbell ; Jack Glogau ; Jack Kaufman||Male vocal duet, with piano||composer|
|Edison||11493||10-in.||2/2/1927||Why did Dr. Jekyl-Hide||Albert Campbell ; Jack Glogau ; Jack Kaufman||Male vocal duet and dialogue, with piano||songwriter|
|Edison||11563||10-in.||3/9/1927||That's my hap-hap-happiness||The Happiness Boys ; Dave Kaplan||Male vocal duet, with piano||composer|
|Edison||11715||10-in.||5/27/1927||Lindbergh (The Eagle of the U.S.A.)||Vernon Dalhart||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Edison||11748||10-in.||6/20/1927||Somebody else||Al Friedman Orchestra ; Leroy Montesanto||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Edison||11764||10-in.||6/27/1927||Oh how I love my boatman||Jack Kaufman||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||11777||10-in.||7/1/1927||(What do we do on a) Dew-dew-dewey day?||Clyde Doerr Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Edison||11868||10-in.||9/2/1927||Mister aeroplane man (Take me up to heaven)||Radio Franks ; Frank White||Male vocal duet, with piano||composer|
|Edison||11904||10-in.||9/21/1927||A siren dream||Palais D'Or Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Edison||11994||10-in.||10/29/1927||Try and get a kiss from Fifi||Will Donaldson ; J. Donald Parker||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||18016||10-in.||11/7/1927||We (My honey and me)||The Rollickers||Male vocal quartet, with piano||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sherman, Al," accessed January 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112081.
Sherman, Al. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112081.
"Sherman, Al." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 January 2021.
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