Look up album J-035(a)


Album title: Jewface
Album ID: J-035(a)
Format: Audio CD
Publisher: Reboot Stereophonic RSR 006
Date of Issuance: 2006
Playing Time: 51:05
Language: English
Provenance: Gift of Robert & Molly Freedman, 2006
Genre: Vaudville/Comedy/Race/Novelty
Where Produced: USA
Number of Tracks: 16
Additional Notes: Songs reconstituted from wax cylinders

Contents:


Title: The Original Cohens
Genre: Vaudeville/Novelty/Humorous/Race
Subject: Business/Pawn Shop/Fraud/Chicanery
On album: J-035(a) (Jewface)
Track ID: 33549
Vocal Jones, Ada
Vocal Spencer, Len
First line: I am Isaac, I'm Rebecca, the original Cohens from Bexter strit, we do a…
Language: English
Style: Vaudeville/Dialect
Length: 2:16

Title: Becky The Spanish Dancer
Genre: Vaudeville/Novelty/Humorous/Race
Subject: Dance/Fandango/Onions/Toreodor/Parents/Appearance
On album: J-035(a) (Jewface)
Track ID: 33550
Artist: Rose, Julian
First line: Hello, hello, hello everybody, I want to tell you something,
Language: English
Style: Vaudeville/Dialect
Length: 4:11

Title: The Yiddishe Professor
Author: Berlin, Irving
Genre: Vaudeville/Novelty/Humorous/Race
Subject: Travel/Performer/Pianist/Skill
Additional song notes: Referred to in Gottlieb p. 162
On album: J-035(a) (Jewface)
Track ID: 33551
Vocal Berlin, Irving
First line: Abie Cohen, Abie Cohen, he vent to Paris and Germany, and learned how to play…
Language: English
Style: Vaudeville/Dialect
Length: 4:06

Title: That's Yiddishe Love
Author: Brockman, James
Genre: Vaudeville/Novelty/Humorous/Race
Subject: Love/Plan/Money/Mother/Father/Cooking/Elope/Irish/Support
On album: J-035(a) (Jewface)
Track ID: 33547
Vocal Meeker, Edward
First line: Oy, oy, mutter I'm in love, oy oy, fadder, I'm in love, oy oy, don't know vot..
Language: English
Style: Vaudeville/Dialect
Length: 4:10

Title: Nat'an
Author: Kendis, James
Genre: Vaudeville/Novelty/Humorous/Race/Lament
Subject: Money/Delay/Marriage/Wages/Family
Additional song notes: Relationship with melody of "Fascinating Rhythm" and "Torah Blessing cited in Gottlieb, p. 8
On album: J-035(a) (Jewface)
Track ID: 33548
Vocal Bernard, Rhoda
First line: Nat'an and Rosalie, dey von't get company, dey von't get company for six...
Language: English
Style: Vaudeville/Dialect
Length: 3:24

Title: Becky Is Back In The Ballet
Author: Edwards, Leo
Genre: Vaudeville/Novelty/Humorous/Race
Subject: Ballet/Dance/Performer/Mother/Klutz
Additional song notes: Image of sheet music cover in Gottlieb, p 119
On album: J-035(a) (Jewface)
Track ID: 33546
Vocal Brice, Fanny
First line: Becky vus a dencer, look how she dences, nighttime and days,
Language: English
Style: Vaudeville/Dialect
Length: 3:24

Title: Then I'd Be Satisfied With Life
Genre: Vaudeville/Novelty/Humorous/Race/Irony
Subject: Court/Jury/Plea/Penalty/Murder/Sentence/Life
On album: J-035(a) (Jewface)
Track ID: 33552
Artist: Rose, Julian
First line: Stop de music, mr professor, stop di music. Hello everybody, hello.
Language: English
Style: Vaudeville/Dialect
Length: 2:15

Title: Pittsburgh PA
Author: Ruby, Harry
Author: Burns, JoeSchr
Author: Kissen, Murray
Genre: Novelty/Vaudville/Comedy/Race
Subject: Place/Names/Pittsburgh/Party/Fight
On album: J-035(a) (Jewface)
Track ID: 33537
Vocal Silver, Monroe
First line: Last veek I vent into a party, vos given bay mayn friend
Language: English
Style: Vaudeville/Dialect
Length: 3:58

Title: My Yiddisha Mammy
Author: Gerber, Alex
Author: Schwartz, Jean
Author: Cantor, Eddie
Genre: Vaudeville/Novelty/Humorous/Race/Parody
Subject: M other/South/Place/Bronx
Additional song notes: Parodies Al Jolson's "My Mammy"
On album: J-035(a) (Jewface)
Track ID: 33538
Vocal Kaufman, Irving
First line: Down south where the Swanee River flows, down south, that's where all of the…
Language: English
Style: Vaudeville/Dialect
Length: 2:43

Title: Cohen Owes Me Ninety Seven Dollars
Author: Berlin, Irving
Genre: Vaudeville/Novelty/Humorous/Race
Subject: Debt/Collection/Sickness/Recovery/Merchant/Money/Chicanery
Additional song notes: Referred to in Gottlieb p. 197
On album: J-035(a) (Jewface)
Track ID: 33539
Vocal Bernard, Rhoda
First line: Old man Rosenthal lay sick in bed, soon the doctor came around and said...
Language: English
Style: Vaudeville/Dialect
Length: 3:14

Title: No Hot Water Way Up In The Bronx
Genre: Vaudeville/Novelty/Humorous/Race/Parody
Subject: Landlord/Tenant/Place/Water/Temperature/Steam/Repairs/Heat
Additional song notes: Parody of "Lena From Palestina"
On album: J-035(a) (Jewface)
Track ID: 33545
Vocal Silver, Monroe
First line: I just heard a funny ditty, sung by tenants from the tenements,
Language: English
Style: Vaudeville/Dialect
Length: 2:59

Title: My Friends Morris and Max
Author: Kalmar, Bert
Author: Leslie, Edgar
Author: Ruby, Harry
Genre: Vaudeville/Novelty/Humorous/Race
Subject: Clothing/Business/Mechants/Price/Money/Greed
On album: J-035(a) (Jewface)
Track ID: 33540
Vocal Burkhart, Maurice
First line: Two friends of mine own a big cloting store, der names are Morris and Max,
Language: English
Style: Vaudeville/Dialect
Length: 3:20

Title: Marry A Yiddisher Boy
Author: Brown, A. Seymour
Author: Botsford, George
Genre: Vaudeville/Novelty/Humorous/Race
Subject: Intermarriage/Proposal/Love/Job/Occupation/Buttonhole Factor
Origin: Alb M-047(d) [one verse]
On album: J-035(a) (Jewface)
Track ID: 33541
Vocal Premier Quartet
Vocal/Conductor Murray, Billy
First line: Abie Rosenthal was much in love wit a little goil named Sadie,
Language: English
Style: Vaudeville/Dialect
Length: 4:01

Title: I'm A Yiddish Cowboy
Author: Mohr, Leslie
Author: Piantodosi, Al
Genre: Vaudeville/Novelty/Humorous/Race
Subject: Cowboy/Indian/Love/Marriage
On album: J-035(a) (Jewface)
Track ID: 33542
Vocal Meeker, Edward
First line: Way out west in the wild and wooly prarie land, lived a cowboy, lived a cowboy..
Language: English
Style: Vaudeville/Dialect
Length: 2:12

Title: Under The Matzos Tree
Author: Carr, Alexander
Author: Fisher, Fred
Genre: Vaudeville/Novelty/Humorous/Race
Subject: Love/Lonliness/Persuasion/Marriage/Money/Future
On album: J-035(a) (Jewface)
Track ID: 33543
Vocal Jones, Ada
First line: Listen to your Abie, baby, Abie come out in di moonlight wit me,
Language: English
Style: Vaudeville/Dialect
Length: 2:14

Title: When Mose With His Nose Leads The Band
Author: Fitzgibbon, Bert
Author: Drislane, Jack
Author: Morse, Theodore
Genre: Vaudeville/Novelty/Humorous/Race
Subject: Band/Conductor/Musicians/Nose
On album: J-035(a) (Jewface)
Track ID: 33544
Vocal Collins, Arthur
Vocal Harlan, Bryan
First line: Down our way, every day there's a band, life is gay when they play music grand,
Language: English
Style: Vaudeville/Dialect
Length: 2:32

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