Look up artist Kendis, James

Name: Kendis, James
Born: 1883
Died: 1946

Songs written or composed

Title: When Nathan Was Married To Rose...
Author: Kendis, James
Author: Rice, Gitz
Composer: Kendis, James
Composer: Rice, Gitz
Genre: Humor/Dialect/Vaudeville/Novelty
Subject: Wedding/Gala/Style


On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28543
Vocal Howard, Willie
First line: I was nearly dead, oy vot a head, how I wish I was home in my bed,
Track comment: Originally recorded Sep 3, 1925, Columbia 455D/ Unknown Orchestra
Language: English

On album: S-047(b) (Mazel Tov! More Music Of The Jewish People)
Track ID: 21434
Artist Howard, Willie
First line: I nearly dead, oy vat a head, how I wish I vas home in my...
Track comment: When Nathan was mmarried to Rose of Washington Square,

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

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