WorldCat Identities

Jolson, Al 1886-1950

Overview
Works: 2,547 works in 4,279 publications in 4 languages and 22,130 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Popular music  Excerpts  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Biographical films  Songs  Motion picture music 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Author, Singer, Composer, Lyricist, Instrumentalist, Originator, Signer, Adapter, Arranger, Other, Speaker, Contributor, Host, Costume designer, Vocalist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Al Jolson
 
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The jazz singer by Alan Crosland( Visual )

104 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A melodramatic story of a Jewish cantor's son who aspires to be a jazz singer despite his father's objection and religious tradition. In motion picture history, this marks the first film that brought sound to the movie
Yes sir, that's my baby : the golden years of Tin Pan Alley, 1920-1929( Recording )

11 editions published between 1921 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 1924 and 2007 in Undetermined and English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vintage Berlin by Irving Berlin( Recording )

4 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition by Southern Sons (Musical group)( Recording )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs of World Wars I and II
Rhapsody in blue : the story of George Gershwin by Robert Alda( Visual )

13 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical film about George Gershwin and his rise from music hall pianist to revered composer
American popular music : from minstrelsy to MP3 by Larry Starr( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth edition of this textbook includes an enlarged overview of the roots of American pop; an expanded look at jazz; new coverage of Broadway and country music; and updated sections on music business and technology. Includes access to 60 downloadable music selections. Instructor's edition is not for sale
Hallelujah I'm a bum( Visual )

7 editions published between 1933 and 2002 in English and held by 188 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?
George Gershwin by George Gershwin( Recording )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical sketch of the composer, along with selected excerpts from his music
Rose of Washington Square( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 179 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 by Billie Holiday( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born to love -- without your love -- Getting some fun out of life -- Who wants love? -- Trav'lin' all alone -- He's funny that way -- Nice work if you can get it -- Things are looking up -- My man -- Can't help lovin' dat man -- My first impression of you -- When you're smiling -- I can't believe that you're in love with me -- If dreams come true -- Now they call it swing -- On the sentimental side -- Back in your own backyard -- When a woman loves a man
The Andrews Sisters 50th anniversary collection by Andrews Sisters( Recording )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rodgers and Hammerstein collection by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Al Jolson by Al Jolson( Recording )

24 editions published between 1951 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 137 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
The great war : an American musical fantasy( )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billboard pop memories, the 1920s( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monarchs of minstrelsy : historic recordings by the stars of the minstrel stage( )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1916 : the country found them ready( )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shalom : music of the Jewish people( Recording )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and Hebrew and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The anthology, 1931-1968 by Mills Brothers( Recording )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
American popular music : from minstrelsy to MP3
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Hallelujah I'm a bumRose of Washington SquareJazz Age JewsBlackface to blacklist : Al Jolson, Larry Parks, and the Jolson storyAl Jolson : a bio-bibliographyAl Jolson : a bio-discographyJolson : the story of Al Jolson
Alternative Names
Al Jolson

Al Jolson American entertainer, actor, and singer

Al Jolson Amerikaans acteur

Al Jolson amerikai énekes

Al Jolson cantante e compositore statunitense

Al Jolson chanteur et acteur

Al Jolson pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Al Jolson US-amerikanischer Sänger und Entertainer

Džolsonas A.

Jolie.

Jolie 1886-1950

Jollson, Al

Jolson.

Jolson, ... 1886-1950

Jolson A.

Jolson, Al d. 1950

Jolson, Al m. 1950

Yoelson Asa

Yoelson, Asa 1886-1950

Эл Джолсон

אל ג'ולסון

אל ג'ולסון שחקן אמריקאי

ברינג, לו.

ג'ולסון, אל 1886-1950

יואלסון, אסא

על דזשאלסאן

آل جولسون

آل جولسون بازیگر و خواننده آمریکایی

알 졸슨

アル・ジョルソン

艾爾·喬遜

Languages
English (267)

Spanish (3)

German (1)

Hebrew (1)