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Al Sherman

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 Los Angeles

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist, trombone

Recordings (Results 151-175 of 417 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W140714 10-in. 6/23/1925 Marguerite Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W140891 10-in. 9/2/1925 Save your sorrow Arthur Fields Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W141029 10-in. 9/22/1925 Help! Gangplank Orchestra ; Earl Gresh Jazz/dance band, with singing by members of the band composer  
Columbia W141477 10-in. 1/12/1926 The roses brought me you Carleton Terrace Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W141573 10-in. 1/29/1926 The roses brought me you Harmony Brothers Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W141582 10-in. 1/31/1926 The roses brought me you Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W141750 10-in. 3/3/1926 The prison clock Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar songwriter  
Columbia W141779 10-in. 3/9/1926 A coal miner's dream Miner Hawkins Male vocal solo, with guitar composer  
Columbia W142214 10-in. 5/7/1926 Here comes Emaline Joe Candullo ; Everglades Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W142236 10-in. 5/21/1926 Roses remind me of you Benny Davis ; Lou Gold Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W142242 10-in. 5/24/1926 Here comes Emaline The Buffalodians Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W142247 10-in. 5/25/1926 Roses remind me of you Ipana Troubadours ; Lewis James ; Sam Lanin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W142287 10-in. 6/9/1926 Roses remind me of you Henry B. Murtagh Organ solo songwriter  
Columbia W142434 10-in. 7/14/1926 Roses remind me of you Milton Watson Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Columbia W142463 10-in. 7/20/1926 Me too California Ramblers Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W142494 10-in. 8/3/1926 Me too Joe Candullo ; Everglades Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet composer  
Columbia W142562 10-in. 8/23/1926 Trudy Fred Rich Hotel Astor Orchestra ; Ray Stillwell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W142563 10-in. 8/24/1926 Trudy Lou Gold Orchestra ; Billy West Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W142594 10-in. 9/10/1926 When you waltz with the one you love Bar Harbor Society Orchestra ; Frank Bessinger Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W142774 10-in. 10/4/1926 When you waltz with the one you love Gypsy and Marta Female vocal duet, with piano composer  
Columbia W142783 10-in. 10/12/1926 When you waltz with the one you love Don Clark ; Los Angeles Biltmore Hotel Orchestra ; Ernest Morrison Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; jazz/dance band (take 1) composer  
Columbia W142787 10-in. 10/18/1926 Me too Peggy Bernier Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia W143163 10-in. 12/3/1926 (You know—I know) Everything's made for love The Harmonizers Male vocal quartet, with piano songwriter  
Columbia W143218 10-in. 12/24/1926 (You know, I know) Ev'rything's made for love Vaughn De Leath ; Frank Harris Female-male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
Columbia W143240 10-in. 12/31/1926 Cock-a-doodle, I'm off my noodle, my baby's back Jack Kaufman Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
(Results 151-175 of 417 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sherman, Al," accessed October 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112081.

Sherman, Al. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112081.

"Sherman, Al." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112081

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