WorldCat Identities

Jolson, Al 1886-1950

Overview
Works: 2,096 works in 3,192 publications in 3 languages and 19,611 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Film adaptations  Popular music  History  Caricatures and cartoons  Biography  Musical films 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Author, Singer, Composer, Lyricist, Originator, Signer, Adapter, Arranger, Speaker, Contributor, Costume designer, Other, per
Classifications: M1630.18, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Al Jolson
 
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Most widely held works by Al Jolson
The jazz singer by Alan Crosland( Visual )

61 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The melodramatic story of a Jewish cantor's son who aspires to be a jazz singer, despite his father's strenuous objections
Yes sir, that's my baby the golden years of Tin Pan Alley, 1920-1929( Recording )

7 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come, Josephine in my flying machine inventions and topics in popular songs 1910-1929( Recording )

2 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition( Recording )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vintage Berlin by Irving Berlin( Recording )

2 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American popular music : from minstrelsy to MP3 by Larry Starr( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhapsody in blue the story of George Gershwin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized version of the life and career of American composer George Gershwin
Hallelujah I'm a bum( Visual )

8 editions published between 1933 and 2002 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Bumper, life is just a bowl of cherries. Living in New York City's Central Park, the happy-go-lucky hobo king spends his time singing and enjoying himself without a care in the world. But when he rescues a beautiful amnesiac from a park lake, his cares suddenly increase. Not only has he fallen in love with the pretty blonde, but he has also discovered she's the missing sweetheart of Bumper's good buddy, the Mayor of New York. Can a whimsical tramp compete with his playboy pal for the heart of their lady fair?
The Andrews Sisters 50th anniversary collection by Andrews Sisters( Recording )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose of Washington Square( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose Sargent dreams of being a star but can only find work singing in dive bars and speakeasies. When she meets the handsome charmer Bart Clinton the two instantly fall in love. But he's a gambler and a con artist who seems to always wiggle his way in and out of trouble. While singing at her friend Ted Cotter's party. Rose is discovered by a top agent and her life and career take off towards stardom. Rose quickly realizes she must choose which life and love she wants more
The quintessential Billie Holiday, volume V, 1937-38 by Billie Holiday( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rodgers and Hammerstein collection by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billboard pop memories, the 1920s( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Al Jolson by Al Jolson( Recording )

15 editions published between 1951 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recording contains parts of various songs including "Alexander's Ragtime Band", "I've got the moon in my pocket", "Dancing cheek to cheek", and "Ida", sung by Jolson and other unidentified vocalists
More songs for sleepless nights( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Roaring Twenties( Recording )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performed by numerous artists and groups, including Paul Whiteman and his Orchestra, Van & Schenck, Rudy Wiedoeft's Californians, Wendell Hall, Billy Jones, Green Brothers Novelty Orchestra, Billy Murray, Cliff Edwards, and others
Monarchs of minstrelsy historic recordings by the stars of the minstrel stage( Recording )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great war an American musical fantasy( )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of the Decca years by Al Jolson( Recording )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You ain't heard nothin' yet Jolie's finest Columbia recordings by Al Jolson( Recording )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
AL JOLSON

Jolie.

Jolie 1886-1950

Jollson, Al.

Jolson, ... 1886-1950

Jolson, Al d. 1950

Yoelson, Asa.

Yoelson, Asa 1886-1950

ג'ולסון, אל 1886-1950

יואלסון, אסא

Languages
English (186)

German (1)

French (1)

Covers
Hallelujah I'm a bumRose of Washington SquareBlackface to blacklist : Al Jolson, Larry Parks, and the Jolson storyJazz Age JewsAl Jolson : a bio-bibliographyAl Jolson : a bio-discographyJolson : the story of Al Jolson