Look up artist Jolson, Al


Name: Jolson, Al

Songs written or composed


Title: Back in Your Own Back Yard
Author: Jolson, Al
Additional song notes: From "Say it with Songs"

Recording:


On album: J-007(B) (The Best of Al Jolson)
Track ID: 35327
Vocal Jolson, Al
Language: English
Length: 2:59

Title: There's a Rainbow 'Round my Shoulder
Author: Jolson, Al
Additional song notes: From "The Singing Fool"

Recording:


On album: J-007(B) (The Best of Al Jolson)
Track ID: 35329
Vocal Jolson, Al
Language: English
Length: 2:43

Title: Anniversary Song (Jolson)
Author: Jolson, Al
Additional song notes: From "The Jolson Story"

Recordings:


On album: J-007(B) (The Best of Al Jolson)
Track ID: 35336
Vocal Jolson, Al
Language: English
Length: 2:08

On album: K-132(a) (Kona's Traveling Jewish Wedding Band/Ahaloha Oy/Barry Blum, Musical Director)
Track ID: 39070
guitar, recorder Binder, Matt
musical director, contra-bass balalaika Blum, Barry
vocal, tambourine Blum, Gloria Itman
congas Breier, Morty
vocal Cohen, Roz
violin Gimpel, Joel
clarinet, soprano sax, hawaiian steel guitar Mohala, Ahti
keyboard Olson, Judy
balalaika, bouzouki, domra, halil, alto sax, taragot Welsh, Clark
French horn Olson, Orrin
Length: 3:02

On album: S-134(a) (Brighton Beach Memories / Neil Sedaka Sings Yiddish)
Track ID: 38160

Other tracks with this artist


Title: I Dream of Jeanie
On album: J-007(a) (The Jolson Story Memories)
Track ID: 6972
Author/Composer Foster, Stephen
Artist Jolson, Al
First line: I dream of Jeanie with the light brown hair, born like a...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)

Title: You Made Me Love You
Author: Monaco, James V.
Additional song notes: From "The Honeymoon Express"
On album: J-007(B) (The Best of Al Jolson)
Track ID: 35323
Vocal Jolson, Al
Language: English
Length: 4:56

Title: Swanee
Author: Gershwin, George
Additional song notes: From "Sinbad"
On album: J-007(B) (The Best of Al Jolson)
Track ID: 35324
Vocal Jolson, Al
Language: English
Length: 2:32

Title: I'm Sitting on Top of the World
Author: Lewis, Sam M.
Additional song notes: From "The Singing Fool"
On album: J-007(B) (The Best of Al Jolson)
Track ID: 35325
Vocal Jolson, Al
Language: English
Length: 2:29

Title: When the Red, Red Robin...
Author: Woods, Harry
Additional song notes: Full Title "When the Red, Red Robbin Catches Bob, Bobbin' Around," From A Plantation Act"
On album: J-007(B) (The Best of Al Jolson)
Track ID: 35326
Vocal Jolson, Al
Language: English
Length: 2:33

Title: My Mammy (Jolson)
Author: Lewis, Sam M.
Additional song notes: From "Sinbad"
On album: J-007(B) (The Best of Al Jolson)
Track ID: 35328
Vocal Jolson, Al
Language: English
Length: 3:10

Title: Sonny Boy
Author: Henderson, Ray
Author: De Sylva, Buddy
Author: Brown, Lew
Composer: Henderson, Ray
Composer: De Sylva, Buddy
Composer: Brown, Lew
Genre: Theater
Subject: Father/Son/Love/Aging
Translation: Yiddish Translation Ephemera 1364
Additional song notes: From The Singing Fool"
On album: J-007(B) (The Best of Al Jolson)
Track ID: 35330
Vocal Jolson, Al
Language: English
Length: 3:14

Title: Let Me Sing, and I'm Happy
Author: Berlin, Irving
Additional song notes: From " From "Mammy"
On album: J-007(B) (The Best of Al Jolson)
Track ID: 35331
Vocal Jolson, Al
Language: English
Length: 2:35

Title: Hallelujah, I'm a Bum!
Author: Rodgers, Richard
Additional song notes: From "Hallelujah, I'm a Bum!"
On album: J-007(B) (The Best of Al Jolson)
Track ID: 35332
Vocal Jolson, Al
Language: English
Length: 2:32

Title: April Showers
Author: DeSylva, B.G.
Additional song notes: From "Bombo"
On album: J-007(B) (The Best of Al Jolson)
Track ID: 35333
Vocal Jolson, Al
Language: English
Length: 3:01

Title: Rock-a-Bye Your Baby With a Dixie Melody
Author: Young, Joe
Additional song notes: From "Sinbad"
On album: J-007(B) (The Best of Al Jolson)
Track ID: 35334
Vocal Jolson, Al
Language: English
Length: 3:17

Title: You Are Too Beautiful
Author: Rodgers, Richard
Additional song notes: From Hallelujah, I'm a Bum!"
On album: J-007(B) (The Best of Al Jolson)
Track ID: 35335
Vocal Jolson, Al
Language: English
Length: 3:24

Title: Toot, Toot, Tootsie!
Author: Kahn, Gus
Additional song notes: See "Goo'bye" From "Bombo"
On album: J-007(B) (The Best of Al Jolson)
Track ID: 35337
Vocal Jolson, Al
Language: English
Length: 1:39

Title: A Khazndl Af Shabos -- אַ חזנדל אױף שבּת
Also known as: A Khazn Oyf Shabos
Also known as: A Khazndl Oyf Shabes
Genre: Folk/Humorous
Subject: Khazunim/Cantors/Audition/Occupation/Shtetl
Origin: ML MTAG 108/Alb B-007(b)/Alb J-020(b)/Vinkov 3 4/Silverman YSB 77
Transliteration: ML MTAG 108/Alb J-020(b)/Alb B-007(b)/Vinkov 3 4/CD A-005(e)/Silverman YSB 77
Translation: Silverman YSB 76/Alb B-007(b)/Alb J-020(b)/Vinkov 3 4/A-005(e)
Music: ML MTAG 108/Vinkov 3 4/Silverman YSB 76
Additional song notes: Tansliteration and Translation also published in Gottlieb p. 22
On album: J-007(a) (The Jolson Story Memories)
Track ID: 320
Artist Jolson, Al
Artist Bring, Lou, Orch Cond
First line: Iz gekomen tsuforn a khazn in a kleyn shtetele davenen a...
First line (Yiddish):איז געקומען צו פֿאָרן אַ חזן אין אַ קלײן שטעטעלע דאַװענען אַ שבּת,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish

Title: A Khazndl Af Shabos -- אַ חזנדל אױף שבּת
Also known as: A Khazn Oyf Shabos
Also known as: A Khazndl Oyf Shabes
Genre: Folk/Humorous
Subject: Khazunim/Cantors/Audition/Occupation/Shtetl
Origin: ML MTAG 108/Alb B-007(b)/Alb J-020(b)/Vinkov 3 4/Silverman YSB 77
Transliteration: ML MTAG 108/Alb J-020(b)/Alb B-007(b)/Vinkov 3 4/CD A-005(e)/Silverman YSB 77
Translation: Silverman YSB 76/Alb B-007(b)/Alb J-020(b)/Vinkov 3 4/A-005(e)
Music: ML MTAG 108/Vinkov 3 4/Silverman YSB 76
Additional song notes: Tansliteration and Translation also published in Gottlieb p. 22
On album: S-047(a) (Shalom Music of the Jewish People)
Track ID: 330
Artist Jolson, Al
Artist Bring, Lou, Orch Cond
Arranger Binder, Abraham Wolf
First line: Iz gekomen tsuforn a khazn in a kleyn shtetele davenen a...,
First line (Yiddish):איז געקומען צו פֿאָרן אַ חזן אין אַ קלײן שטעטעלע דאַװענען אַ שבּת,
Language: Yiddish

Title: Beautiful Dreamer
Author: Foster, Stephen
Composer: Foster, Stephen
Genre: Folk/American
Subject: Courtship/Dreamer/Melody/Cares/Waken

Related information in folder 699:On album: J-007(a) (The Jolson Story Memories)
Track ID: 2163
Author/Composer Foster, Stephen
Artist Jolson, Al
First line: Beautiful dreamer, awake unto me, starlight and dewdrops...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: English

Title: De Camptown Races (Eng)
On album: J-007(a) (The Jolson Story Memories)
Track ID: 2947
Author/Composer Foster, Stephen
Artist Jolson, Al
First line: Oh, de Camptown ladies sing dis song, do da, do da,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)

Title: Hatikva -- התקוה
Author: Imber, Naftali Herz -- אימבּר, נפתלי ה.
Genre: Anthem/Zionist
Subject: Hope
Song Comment: Yiddish Translation Ephemera 455
Origin: Netzer 5/Alb G-056(b)/Coopersmith SOZ 229/Metro Scher 31/Metro Album 36
Transliteration: Netzer 5/Alb G-056(b)/Alb S-092(a)/Alb B-067(a)/Vorbei 426/Metro Scher 28/
Translation: Alb B-067(a)/Alb J-007(a)/Alb S-092(a)/Vorbei 426/Binder 40
Music: Netzer 5/Coopersmith SOZ 229/Metro Scher 28/Binder 40/
Additional song notes: Remember that text changed after establishment of the State of - Israel. See Heskes 1, index for various entries respecting sheet - musi/ See also Vorbei 211 and 426 for history of the song. One Samuel Cohen set the text to a Moldavian Melody, "Carul ca Boi" (The Wagon and the Ox).

Related information in folder 410:On album: J-007(a) (The Jolson Story Memories)
Track ID: 6188
Artist Jolson, Al
Artist Rady, Simon, choral dir
First line: Kol od balevav penima, Nefesh yehudi homiya, Ulfa'atey...
First line:כּל עוֹד בּלבב פּנימה, נפש יהוּדי הוֹמיה. וּלפאתי מזרח קדימה עין...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: "So long as still within our breasts, The Jewish heart..."

Title: Israel (Eng)
On album: J-007(a) (The Jolson Story Memories)
Track ID: 7518
Composer Russell, Benee
Artist Rady, Simon, chorus dir
Author/Artist Jolson, Al
First line: Lift your voice, let us rejoice. Our dream was not in vain.
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Melody based on "Khusn, Kale, Mazltov"

Title: In Our House (Eng)
On album: J-007(a) (The Jolson Story Memories)
Track ID: 7412
Composer Russell, Benee
Author Jolson, Al / Martin Fried
Artist Jolson, Al
Artist Stoloff, Morris, orch dir
First line: In our we greet the morning sun, in our house we have our...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)

Title: Jolson, Al (Eng)
On album: R-024(a) (Rozhinkes Mit Mandlen A Montage/Documentary)
Track ID: 7673
Artist Jolson, Al
Narrator Willens, Rita Jacobs
Track comment: From "Fifty Years Of Film" Warner Bros 3XX 2737

Title: Kol Nidre -- כּל נדרי
Genre: Religious/Liturgical/Yom Kipur
Subject: Vows
Origin: Alb B-033(i)
Translation: Alb R-009(b)/Alb B-026(b)/Alb B-033(b)/V0121

Related information in folder 779:On album: J-007(a) (The Jolson Story Memories)
Track ID: 8576
Artist Jolson, Al
Artist Bring, Lou, dir choir and orch
First line (Hebrew):כּל נדרי ואסרי וחרמי וקוֹנמי וכנוּיי ןקנוּסי וּשבוּעוֹת דנדרנא
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Hebrew

Title: Massa's In De Cold, Cold Ground
On album: J-007(a) (The Jolson Story Memories)
Track ID: 9818
Author/Composer Foster, Stephen
Artist Jolson, Al
First line: Round de meadows am a ringin, de old...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)

Title: Old Folks At Home (Eng)
On album: J-007(a) (The Jolson Story Memories)
Track ID: 11427
Author/Composer Foster, Stephen
Artist Jolson, Al
First line: All round de little farm I wandered when I was young,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)

Title: My Old Kentucky Home (Eng)
On album: J-007(a) (The Jolson Story Memories)
Track ID: 10842
Author/Composer Foster, Stephen
Artist Jolson, Al
First line: The sun shines bright in de old kentucky home, tis summer...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)

Title: Oh Susannah (Eng)
On album: J-007(a) (The Jolson Story Memories)
Track ID: 11409
Author/Composer Foster, Stephen
Artist Jolson, Al
First line: Oh, I come from Alabama with my banjo on my knee, I gwine...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)

Title: Old Black Joe (Eng)
On album: J-007(a) (The Jolson Story Memories)
Track ID: 11423
Author/Composer Foster, Stephen
Artist Jolson, Al
First line: Gone are de days when my heart was young and gay,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)

Title: Remember Mother's Day (Eng)
On album: J-007(a) (The Jolson Story Memories)
Track ID: 12711
Author Violinsky, Solly
Composer Ryan, Ben
Artist Jolson, Al
Artist Schoen, Vic, orch and choral dir
Author Akst, Harry
First line: There are many Sundays in the year, but the best one comes..
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)

Title: A Khazndl Af Shabos -- אַ חזנדל אױף שבּת
Also known as: A Khazn Oyf Shabos
Also known as: A Khazndl Oyf Shabes
Genre: Folk/Humorous
Subject: Khazunim/Cantors/Audition/Occupation/Shtetl
Origin: ML MTAG 108/Alb B-007(b)/Alb J-020(b)/Vinkov 3 4/Silverman YSB 77
Transliteration: ML MTAG 108/Alb J-020(b)/Alb B-007(b)/Vinkov 3 4/CD A-005(e)/Silverman YSB 77
Translation: Silverman YSB 76/Alb B-007(b)/Alb J-020(b)/Vinkov 3 4/A-005(e)
Music: ML MTAG 108/Vinkov 3 4/Silverman YSB 76
Additional song notes: Tansliteration and Translation also published in Gottlieb p. 22
On album: G-055(a) (Radio Compilation by David Goldenberg 1930-1960)
Track ID: 20567
Artist Jolson, Al
First line: Iz gekomen tsuforn a khazn in a kleyn shtetele davenen a...
First line (Yiddish):איז געקומען צופֿאָרן אַ חזן אין אַ קלײן שטעטעלע דאַװענען אַ שבּת,
Track comment: Recorded Dec 20, 1932
Language: Yiddish

Title: Lovely Face (Eng, Libes Ponem) -- ליבעס פּנים (ענג)
On album: S-047(b) (Mazel Tov! More Music Of The Jewish People)
Track ID: 21425
Author/Composer Hersher/ Lewin/ H. Jolson
Artist Jolson, Al
First line: We met one night beneath the stars, we danced to music of...

Title: Israel (Eng)
On album: L-047(a) (L'Chaim Music of the Jewish People)
Track ID: 26543
Composer Russell, Benee
Author/Artist Jolson, Al
Author/Artist Jolson, Al
Author/Artist Jolson, Al
First line: Lift your voice, let us rejoice. Our dream was not in vain.
Track comment: Recorded 1948 - To melody of Khusn Kale Mazletov

Title: Tomorrow Is Another Day
Author: Green
Composer: Stept, Sammy H.
Genre: Pop/Vaudeville
Subject: Optomism/Adversity
On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28539
Vocal Jolson, Al
First line: I don't mind a little bit of sorrow, and I know how to face it with a smile,
Track comment: Originally recorded 1930/ Unknown Orchestra
Language: English
Style: Theatrical

Title: Hooray For Baby And Me
Genre: Vaudeville/Theatre
Subject: Love
On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28540
Vocal Jolson, Al
First line: I'm as happy as I can be, can't you see, I'm boo boo, something happened to...
Track comment: Originally Recorded Sept 1930/ Unknow Orchestra
Language: English
Style: Dixieland

Title: Hatikva -- התקוה
Author: Imber, Naftali Herz -- אימבּר, נפתלי ה.
Genre: Anthem/Zionist
Subject: Hope
Song Comment: Yiddish Translation Ephemera 455
Origin: Netzer 5/Alb G-056(b)/Coopersmith SOZ 229/Metro Scher 31/Metro Album 36
Transliteration: Netzer 5/Alb G-056(b)/Alb S-092(a)/Alb B-067(a)/Vorbei 426/Metro Scher 28/
Translation: Alb B-067(a)/Alb J-007(a)/Alb S-092(a)/Vorbei 426/Binder 40
Music: Netzer 5/Coopersmith SOZ 229/Metro Scher 28/Binder 40/
Additional song notes: Remember that text changed after establishment of the State of - Israel. See Heskes 1, index for various entries respecting sheet - musi/ See also Vorbei 211 and 426 for history of the song. One Samuel Cohen set the text to a Moldavian Melody, "Carul ca Boi" (The Wagon and the Ox).

Related information in folder 410:On album: 037k (Jolson, Al/ Hatikva/ Israel)
Track ID: 29871
Artist: Jolson, Al

Title: Israel
On album: 037k (Jolson, Al/ Hatikva/ Israel)
Track ID: 29872
Artist: Jolson, Al

Title: Hebrew Chant
Composer: Young, Victor
Genre: Classical
On album: 015e (Young Victor/ Jolson, Al/ Hebrew Chant/ The Cantor)
Track ID: 29215
Artist: Young, Victor
Artist: Jolson, Al

Title: The Cantor
On album: 015e (Young Victor/ Jolson, Al/ Hebrew Chant/ The Cantor)
Track ID: 29216
Artist: Young, Victor
Artist: Jolson, Al

Title: A Khazndl Af Shabos -- אַ חזנדל אױף שבּת
Also known as: A Khazn Oyf Shabos
Also known as: A Khazndl Oyf Shabes
Genre: Folk/Humorous
Subject: Khazunim/Cantors/Audition/Occupation/Shtetl
Origin: ML MTAG 108/Alb B-007(b)/Alb J-020(b)/Vinkov 3 4/Silverman YSB 77
Transliteration: ML MTAG 108/Alb J-020(b)/Alb B-007(b)/Vinkov 3 4/CD A-005(e)/Silverman YSB 77
Translation: Silverman YSB 76/Alb B-007(b)/Alb J-020(b)/Vinkov 3 4/A-005(e)
Music: ML MTAG 108/Vinkov 3 4/Silverman YSB 76
Additional song notes: Tansliteration and Translation also published in Gottlieb p. 22
On album: Z-025(a) (Las Canciones Del Zeide)
Track ID: 32649
Vocal Jolson, Al
First line: S'iz gekumen a khazn in a kleyn shtetele, tsu davenen a shabos,
First line (Yiddish):ס'איז געקומען אַ חזן אין אַ קליין שטעטעלע צו דאַווענען אַ שבּת,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert
Length: 4:05

Title: A Khazendl Oyf Shabos
On album: G-057(c) (Funny It Doesn't Sound Jewish/ Compilation by Jack Gottlieb accompaning book with same title.)
Track ID: 31679
Vocal Jolson, Al
Arranger Caesar, Irving
Arranger Katscher, Robert
First line: S'iz gekumen a khazn in a kleyn shtetele, tsu davenen a shabos,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Cantorial/Adonay Malakh Mode
Length: 1:30

Title: From Shtetl to Swing / Alden Films (Video)
Genre: Documentary/Show Business
Subject: Immigration/Integration/Music/Acculturation/Music/Persona
On album: V0147 (From Shtetl to Swing / Alden Films (Video))
Track ID: 35728
Performer Brice, Fanny
Performer Calloway, Cab
Performer Cantor, Eddie
Performer Garland, Judy
Performer Jolson, Al
Performer Marx Brothers
Performer Picon, Molly -- פּיקאָן, מאָלי
Performer Schwartz, Maurice
Performer Tucker, Sophie
Performer Berlin, Irving
Narrator Fierstein, Harvey
Language: English
Style: Narrative/Performances/Spoken Word

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