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Al Jolson

Asa "Al Jolson" Yoelson (born to Jewish immigrants Moshe Reuben Yoelson and Naomi Etta Cantor - the original family name was Hesselson - in Seredžius, Lithuania on May 26, 1885 or 1886, and died in San Francisco, California on October 23, 1950) was an American singer. He was one of the most popular entertainers of the first half of the 20th century. Early life and career The son of the Rabbi of the Talmud Torah Synagogue (now Ohev Sholom Talmud Torah) in Washington, D. Read more on

Al Jolson has 40 songs that have been featured in movies like A Plantation Act, Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1920s: The Dawn of the Hollywood Musical, Hidden Hollywood: Treasures from the 20th Century Fox Film Vaults and Kinky Tricks. What is your favorite song by Al Jolson?


Songs from Al Jolson

When the Red, Red, Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along
April Showers
Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody
Anniversary Song (1946)
If I Only Had a Match (1947)
Mammy, I'll Sing About You
I Love to Sing-a
Vive La France
Toot, Toot, Tootsie (Goo' Bye!)
Sonny Boy
Hallelujah, I'm a Bum
Hallelujah,I'm a Bum
I'm Sitting on Top of the World
Toot Toot Tootsie Good-Bye
Across the Breakfast Table Looking at You
Let Me Sing and I'm Happy
To My Mammy
My Mammy
Who Paid the Rent for Mrs. Rip Van Winkle?
Why Do They All Take the Night Boat to Albany?
Pretty Baby
I'm Sitting On The Top Of The World
I'm in Seventh Heaven
Little Pal
Used to You
Why Can't You
Back in Your Own Backyard
I'm 'Ka-razy' for You
Mem'ries of One Sweet Kiss
Blue Skies (1927)
Blue Skies
Avalon (1920)
Toot Toot Tootsie! (Good-Bye) (1922)
California Here I Come (1924)
You Made Me Love You (I Didn't Want to Do It) (1913)
There's a Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder
I Want to Sing a Mammy Song
Here's Looking at You

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