Al Jolson


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Noun1.Al Jolson - United States singer (born in Russia) who appeared in the first full-length talking film (1886-1950)Al Jolson - United States singer (born in Russia) who appeared in the first full-length talking film (1886-1950)
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Next year would he prefer if all of the members of the Old Colwyn Fancy Dress pub crawl decided to dress up as Al Jolson and the Black and White Minstrels in a tribute to the good old days?
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Al Jolson sang Toot Toot Tootsie, Goodbye, Mammy and Blue Skies in a soundtrack that was almost entirely music.
It describes the artistic, business, and social forces that created new ideas and trends from ancient Greece to Broadway, including discussion of key shows and individuals, such as Gilbert and Sullivan, The Merry Widow, Jerome Kern, Al Jolson, Show Boat, Rodgers and Hammerstein, My Fair Lady, Ethel Merman, and Stephen Sondheim.
| 1950: Al Jolson, US singer who billed himself ''the world's greatest entertainer'', died.
Al Jolson sang Toot Toot Tootsie, Goodbye, Mammy and Blue Skies 1981: Muslim extremists assassinated Egyptian president Anwar Sadat.
PAUL O'GRADY'S 100 YEARS OF MOVIE MUSICALS Channel 4, 6.30pm At the start of this entertaining documentary, its host admits that its maths is slightly out - sound wasn't introduced to film until 1927 in Al Jolson's The Jazz Singer, so it can't actually include 100 years.
To mark the club's first Wembley appearance since winning the FA Amateur Cup against Sutton United in 1969, Shields band The Middens have recorded their own, updated version of the 1926 Al Jolson classic 'When the Red, Red Robin (Comes Bob-Bob-Bobbin' Along)'.
In one episode, Jamie, played by Paul Higgins, threatened to use an iPod as an instrument of genital torture on an MP who insulted his hero Al Jolson.
In which country was the singer and actor Al Jolson born?
They all assume music began with Bob Dylan, that this is their "culture." Perhaps it was Burl Ives, or maybe Pete Seeger started it with the Weavers, or the Carter Family, or Al Jolson or maybe Beethoven ...
Q Did Al Jolson ever appear as himself in The Jolson Story or Jolson Sings Again ?