17 Burst results for "Al Jolson"
"al jolson" Discussed on AM 970 The Answer
"So that's what he got A song from William home. How much was William on 30 bucks? You know, there's no it wasn't 30 bucks. 30 bucks, 30, After all the fees and everything can be no charges to start. Canyon was Gilbert. You know, Gillies, The guy s how much is killing? How much is good? I think he's something like 100 or 125 or something like that. You're right. I'm way out there. I'm going out there Well, I'm with the big start your high quality, you know, Top shelf top shelf. Can you gotta charge of the charge of premium like I'm I'm telling you, it's like that now. I feel guilty about this sales me to the zoom sales made. Did the boss mentioned it to you, man? I did not. I was just making a suggestion. Maybe just suggestion. Pop wasn't really isn't really a good suggestion. Wish everyone a happy new year. It is the last time you'll see him this year. Even if its all this and we're gonna play the music pumped up there and then animal pole That was a Paul Anka number. Was that not Well, Yes, it was. Then we gotta play that we have to play that ball. My friend, My buddy and thank you was a good choice. But I write that morning. I need to be driven like some kind of upbeat. I got three hours to redeem myself. What was the Franks and ensure that you played off the top? What was that? What? From the bottom to the top. From 1955, the Complete Capital Singles Collection. Wow. Good for you, Man. Noses, esoterica. I've never even heard it before, And I'm like you. I think I've heard every Sinatra song once. I don't even think I heard that one before. You know, you know every Al Jolson a number I Al Jolson. It's 10 minutes before seven o'clock Jo on the radio Maxim Boland's running the board and they're doing a great job for us that picking music. Yeah, I missed a little bit. This one. Okay? I'll redeem myself. Don't worry, E. No, you will bit. Holly Wolf, man, Smokestack white. And that's what I'm looking for, You know, And that Joey's a bilious hear Debbie's other roads. Good morning, Debbie. How you doing? You didn't do anything, Steve. Another party. Another party. You know the true God, I'm going out to dinner. You know, some handsome guy. Every single friend you have is here. Every single friend, you know. Oh, this is my friend and then Oh, yeah, He's handsome. He is handsome. But like everybody and his Rocco, I like to make a big job. See a Francis him for 30 years. Believe.
"al jolson" Discussed on KMOX News Radio 1120
"Email my cars backed up outside now on page a hundred and two of our scrapbook we find a picture of David Forrester and his orchestra in a south American atmosphere as they play Kiko Kiko for for the first half of the red Skelton show from January twenty second nineteen forty six well the second half at the beginning of our next show earlier we featured Al Jolson and Jimmy Durante.
"al jolson" Discussed on WIBC 93.1FM
"World known since humbug it's all the we what someone in the south the doors double something is come close to outside my door no I don't believe it I won't believe it is how much hi I'm like I said news now what do you want me you if I was you know Jacob Marley you don't believe in me Scrooge Al Jolson says a disorder of the stomach cheat you just a bit of a bad beef a blot of mustard fragment of under done potato there's more of gravy then there is grave about you whatever you are half I tell you I must dreadful apparition for trouble I used to walk why come to me it is all out of every minute of the spirit within him should walk up rolling from his fellow man if that spirit does not go forth in life it is condemned to do so the death do doomed to wander the world and witnessed what it cannot but what might have shown she Jake tell me what the change link I am change he witness the weight and the length of the strong change Rouge on the wrist I see no change use on the day on your desk mark me and lifeline spirit number Roby all the narrow limits of all money changing whole now I am doomed to wander without rest or peace no regret and make amends for one's life's opportunity miss you you always were a good man of business business man behind was my business Commonwealth out was my business and it is a Christmas time that I saw for most and I'm sorry for you Jacob is there anything I can do for me it is too late but I have called come to warn you all the hope and chance of escaping my you will be haunted by three spirits expect the first tomorrow the bell tolls one second the next night at the same hour on the third upon the next night at the last stroke of twelve without their visits you cannot to shun the path look out this woman and infant huddled on the doorstep look look thank goes hundreds gene gene just like yourself this around the woman there this she sees these ghosts laments Jacob why did they wait till they see they seek to do good and who would match all staff for the whale and unceasing torture and remorse yeah well.
"al jolson" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"By one some folks have not what made my and in the air as Al Jolson from the jazz singer my guess is winning basing our she's written a book called the movie musical that you mention the Jolson was this huge star and a concept that comes up a lot in the book is the star vehicle so what does that mean in the context of the music movie musical one of the things about Hollywood is that it was a business as told role bottom of the line hard nosed business and when ever sings came along available to them was such as now we have found we can do musicals they started trying to find practical ways to really manufacture them I mean just turn them out rapidly defying formulas they could go with and when they did that they sort of two sayings stars and stories and stars for musicals of course would be tremendously important they could build a story around a star of a star like Jolson is a certain kind of performer he does a certain kind of music and so you could build a story around him and then repeat variations of that story these were just vehicles being Crosby is a great example of that he had a sort of who is he going laid back quality his stardom came through the microphone he was a radio star before he was a film star and he was singer who had an intimate easy way of talking through song to his customers on the radio so they build that kind of a character for him a lead back easy going kind of guy and then they just made him appear in stories like that and all kinds of settings so those were called vehicles star vehicles is meant writing a story that fits the kind of music the person did and that fits the personality the person had and looked to cool reasonable for the kind of looks he or she had it was of course only men but that was the way the business.
"al jolson" Discussed on Newsradio 1200 WOAI
"She was black with an Afro yeah and she had to darken skin right not cultural appropriation okay right okay so you have that going on and then we also should remember and Donald Trump junior did not bring this part of the whole I wish she would have I but you know this has to be added to the conversation because we'll be Goldberg comes back at them and and and don't say that she was not in black is what are you talking about well she was in in Al Jolson black race but I do remember somebody doing Al Jolson lack phase in fact it was would be Goldberg's boyfriend at the time I believe they they referred to because I went back and look for some of the stories this is a big scandal at the time yeah and it was Ted Danson at a roast came out in black face needing watermelon eating watermelon while he was the lover of Whoopi Goldberg which is the pre that weird news stories refer to it at the time to the point where no this completely bombed right like this at all it was it was an ugly in the room yet everybody everybody was there was at the friar's club everybody who was anybody was there and the room got really really hostile yeah they've all sorts of shots of black celebrities in the audience looking horrified earning turning their chairs away from it yeah yeah that's right Montello Williams writes cheese have a good memory anyway she she said she said it took a whole this is what people were talking after the incident.
"al jolson" Discussed on WRVA
"Were when you're in a circle twenty nine it was a Halloween party a when as a beautiful African woman she was black with an Afro yeah and she had to darken skin would right not cultural appropriation okay right okay so you have that going on and then we also should remember and Donald Trump junior did not bring this part of All I wish she would have I but you know this has to be added to the conversation because we'll be Goldberg comes back at them and and and don't say that she was not a black is what are you talking about well she was in in Al Jolson black race she but I do remember somebody doing Al Jolson lack phase in fact it was would be Goldberg's boyfriend at the time I believe they they referred to because I went back and look for some of the stories this is a big scandal at the time yeah and it was Ted Danson at a roast came out in black face needing water Mel eating watermelon while I while he was the lover of Whoopi Goldberg which is the way that weird news stories referred to it at the time to the point where this completely bombed right like this at all it was it was ugly in the room yet everybody everybody was there was at the friar's club everybody who was anybody was there and the room got really really hostile yeah they've all sorts of shots of black celebrities in the audience looking horrified earning turning their chairs away from it yeah yeah that's right Montello Williams right she's a good memory anyway she she said button that she said it took a whole this is what people were talking after the incident it took a whole lot of courage to come.
"al jolson" Discussed on KNSS
"Circle twenty nine it was a Halloween party a when as a beautiful African woman she was black with an Afro yeah and she had to darken skin would right not cultural appropriation okay right okay so you have that going on and then we also should remember and Donald Trump junior did not bring this part of the whole I wish she would have I but you know this has to be added to the conversation because we'll be Goldberg comes back at them and and and don't say that she was not a black face what are you talking about well she was in in Al Jolson black race she what I do remember somebody doing Al Jolson lack phase in fact it was Whoopi Goldberg's boyfriend at the time I believe they they refer to it because I went back and look for some of the stories this is a big scandal at the time yeah and it was Ted Danson at a roast came out in black face needing water Mel eating a watermelon while I while he was the lover of Whoopi Goldberg which is the pre that weird news stories refer to it at the time to the point where no this completely bombed right like this at all it was it was ugly in the room yet everybody everybody was there was at the friar's club yep everybody who was anybody was there and the room got really really hostile yeah they've all sorts of shots of black celebrities in the audience looking horrified earning turning their chairs away from it yeah yeah that's right Montello Williams writes cheese have a good memory anyway she she said button that she said it took a whole this is what people were talking after the incident it took a whole lot of courage to come out in black face in front of three thousand.
"al jolson" Discussed on AM 970 The Answer
"A lot of songs such as such an American song here two examples off the top of my head Al Jolson she's a Latin from Manhattan is about a twenties vaudeville have for sultry glamorous Latins are all the rage at that stage or she changed her name and walks around the tambourine passing itself off as a mysterious lady from Madrid are have and a guy in the audience falls in love but when he thinks wait I remember no she doesn't run before us and she called herself no Laura she would have been the Broadway chorus notices the Donahue it's not wanting to make it an American being whatever you have to be to do it another such an American song and quotes tech talk by kisha wake up in the morning feeling like P. Diddy grab my glasses I'm out the door and then at the city I guess it's about a pretty worldly person in my imagination she's a fifteen year old kid from Jersey on route four she's gonna be that family no one's taking care of her she's on our own but she's on managing an alternative life but moon river rights Peggy I've always thought it was such an American song because they're not only yearning in it but loneliness this comports with my sense of America as a vast place settled by people from somewhere else most of whom were on a losing strained no money no prospect band the two admin cod adventure dreamer furnishing brothers used to doing Herrick nothing lost girls on their own they got a chance to win the family's behind left sentries of a certain way of being behind in this way our parent forgetting country was born in invented itself they got to America pushed went west without for the charity territory search for starters gold or drag from Africa lived in the south join the Great Migration nor always on the move all of us moon river is about how you're going to move it's a promise to yourself I'm crossing you in style Sunday not enough that you'll cross there every across it in style I will rise and everyone will see and everyone will know when I'm going to make money and be respected dream maker wherever you're going I'm going away that's America rights begin in the dream maker and a heart breaker but your intertwined with it you're not alone two drifters off to see the world I'm nobody from nowhere but it's all out there waiting for me you're not really American until you have a poignant sense of the bigness of things when moon river came out in nineteen sixty one the American president had a little plaque on his desk go god they see is so great and my boat is so small but moon river says we're all after the rainbows and waiting around the bend it's all within grass right Peggy all possible again I'm not alone the lyricist Johnny Mercer nodded to huckleberry Finn the abandoned boy is shoved off down the river and came upon a man who became his best friend the escape slave Jim the huckleberry reference was an attempt to engage in a suggestive even proto metaphorical manner with America's central and founding dilemma race Mercer said I never said that I made it up but years ago that's what I thought was on his mind writes Peggy more all on this journey together and we have to get it right and maybe there's what Mercer Matt that song came from our culture and.
"al jolson" Discussed on WGN Radio
"Guy was like you got involved in the shooting say it was. Really? Ambush this guy one night when he was coming home from work. Of them. Swine please. Coach Kaplan, that really confused them. Directions. I really haven't got tired of hearing about your pains pain? This man fifty dollars a day. My goodness. Why didn't you say so you must be in terrible pain yourself? To be one of those women who just keep talking, and everybody on long. Ryan. Well, there's a girl in Tanya that I met about a month ago to talk to her. She sounds very suspicious on. You've got it all wrong as gorgeous, girl. And I'm I'm pretty sure that she's crazy about me. What makes us? Oh, suspicious. Tiniest coming over about eight o'clock, and you can talk. Is out in the kitchen. I told him to coming this question dollars day already wasted. Another my time spayed I went on to get a glass of water. Hello, doc. I thought I can't talk. I'm in a hurry. I've got somebody to tell you that I'm going to bet sand Spade in the other room and I'm paying you'd like to know that seem to enjoy that Al Jolson commercials weeks ago so much. Folks. Absolutely. Lots of evil. You impersonated algebra, even better, the Larry parks and they'd like to hear it again. Then you're at a hurry, who..
"al jolson" Discussed on News Radio 810 WGY
"See, tom. That's the exact kind of thing that we're looking for here today. Yes. Barbara does it count. If you did it all the way back in the eighties. Of course, not it was funny and cool in the eighties. No, I'm gonna stop you. Right there. Does still count. And it was never funny or cool. Okay. Anybody else? I have a question. Go ahead. What if you wore the black face as a tribute like an ally to your hero? Who was your hero? Al jolson. Then I would file that is very very wrong. Those are legitimate questions. You can never up his algebra. Then there was another woman. He raised her hand. She said now what if you're half black is that? Okay. And he was like, okay. If you're biracial, I maybe it's because I half black. I mean half Michael Jackson when he was white and half my back. I mean, and he was like, no that's not. Okay. So I mean, listen there there is some school of thought like back, then, you know, there are a lot of things that were more accepted than they are now. So she something that you that you did. And when I was a different climate be held against you. I don't know. It's just a very there are a lot of layers to it. And he did raise a lot of questions that people have in kind of a mocking way. And then you know, how much depends on what how much time has lapsed. And and what about your track record over forty years versus what you did when you're nineteen. They're all they're all difficult questions. The only thing we always get back. There was no white person. She never wear black face for any reason, correct area. The absolute in life right now. Chuck and Kelly eight eleven. Three one WTY, traffic and weather every ten minutes. This report is brought to you by Saratoga casino hotel, southbound on the north where you're at a crawl as you make your way down toward the twin bridges through as heavy into the twenty four tolls. No major problems on alternate. Seven and ninety eastbound's doing well getting past the state offices exit new reports of any issues on eight.
"al jolson" Discussed on 850 WFTL
"Eighty one CBC five six seven two six. Are we just got a few minutes left? I want to try to get to a couple of calls here. We're talking about this racism issue, and how we could come to together to try to find some kind of common ground at least Richard in West Palm. How are you today? You me back from Yonkers? There. It was. Great out insult to fight or those days. So you know, nobody ever. It was a different time though, you know, different times different things. Exactly. I wanted to see what think about this this black face thing. They're going around with this governor or whatever he was Richard. Go ahead. Back. They never said anything with Al Jolson was wearing it was all over the country, and they were enjoying it on the big screen. You know, and that's the way it was with the south and a lot of the lights in the military academies. And and joking around with it. And that was then this is now I don't think they should be the guy who did what even young students. You know? I agree. But now the question is are they going to go in somebody going to go in and take out all the stuff that we are ready? You know, we're used to seeing and and you know, from the video tapes from the television stage and television museum are they going to take all that stuff away too? Yeah. He he he made millions of dollars in black face millions. And nobody said nothing, and I don't think they, you know. That's silly. You could take away everything you want the statues and everything it's not going to change anybody's heart. I agree. I agree. Thank you. Richard. Have a great weekend Courtney in Fort Lauderdale. How are you doing? Thanks for waiting. Hey. I'm doing fine. Yeah. Free shit. I'm just wanted to weigh in on the N word my position. It's not that. It's the way in which it's pronounced I think it'd just has to do with the fact that. When.
"al jolson" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"Very tail end of the doo-wop era in pop music early sixties Philadelphia combo known as the four Jays and their take on here. Am I broken hearted song that's bounce between Al Jolson, Johnny Ray? And then this rendition, which is very similar to the way the marseils handled blue moon. Another good example of a standard song settling in to the early rock and roll not rock per se songwriters with electric guitars. But the group harmony music that was beginning to morph into something very singular. And it never went beyond. What you just heard? That was its musical pocket it stayed in it, perhaps to its detriment or demise. But well, what other people were able to take away from it is where the story really opens up, and that's the next page in the. Songbook here at WNYC, Paul Cavalcanti as we go to Paul Simon and a couple of songs that reference music from that time, the one in was a sunny day is a fun one because it's a little sly sneaky reference to a song called Speedo by the Cadillacs. She called him Speedo, but his Christian name was Mr. Earl, and then there is the deep and sad were in a an georgette agreed with their dog after the war, which references, some of the vocal harmony groups that inspired Paul Simon. It's interesting that both of these songs are character. Studies involving a couple music follows them through their lives here. They are on WNYC..
"al jolson" Discussed on Broken Record
"I wanna talk a bit about good times. You said in an interview once that all your songs are nonfiction. The absolute in their often about things that you want to see happen. Can you tell me what what good times? Yes. So so when we wrote good times in America at the time, we're in the midst of the greatest financial recession since the great depression. We had gas rationing, you know. I mean, if you lived in New York state are mill riff, your license plate, and it with an even number you can get gas on a certain day or not number of the different day. So times were sort of hard. And we thought well what other period in American history seem to feel like that? And we went, well, you know, the roaring twenties in the, you know, the the great depression in that's what of jazz era. The whole thing about dance marathons and. That's why we came with reality. As thing on dancing stance. The whole concept of the first few. She gal was all jazz era stuff and on risque. When we finally did good ties, we were confident enough in our band to now sort of expose our formula to the world. So the lyrics to good times were sort of ripped off from Al Jolson and the song that they sing after prohibition. When a day, I am a damn amount. In a spa on point nine eight about quarter. Not so we go have happy days here again. Right. That was cool. We start right with. It's a we are obvious..
"al jolson" Discussed on Double Toasted
"Go to Infinity dummies. Go beyond Infinity about science. Yeah. But what about the movie? You know, I can wait for proper trailer. I can wait till summer. Yeah. Infinity tests, you man, didn't even do a pass rendering. But as it actually, look good. I'm not gonna go from his house. I'm not going to go to bed on it. But know in case, you wonder who was reasonable. I said they had is an extra level blackness on by. They don't even talk like key impeach, right? Yeah. Which I'm not fended by by the way, they're talking laid it on thick. Fitness. They should've been in black face. We are we being at. I gotta say. Twice. Was king fishing. Al jolson. Exactly. I'll say little chicken. Mouse. Coming out with another motion picture here. About that. How signs you make one One other? Torstar model. Cross from. Ramos say another movie about..
"al jolson" Discussed on 850 WFTL
"That long? Well, actually next year will be the fiftieth anniversary wasn't that long ago. That was almost twice as old as well. But in the scheme of things like I'm saying, it's not like, you know, talkies just came out. You know, look it could have been. Leslie Buster Keaton was Al Jolson was the headline right, right? Charlie Chaplin was doing stage announcements. We certainly could have had the technology. But based on every description of the event I've ever heard nobody bear was sober. I would I'm honestly surprised they're able to record the whole thing. Yeah. I mean, even if even if you were in sober. You could probably sell record. It wasn't like a big like everybody was out of it. You need to really rent the move because it's really kind of historical and you get to see it's interesting. You'll get to see what what are your parents are probably too young for Woodstock. But dad is just in his fifties. I too young for it too. Young to you would get to see what your grandparents look like. They're rolling around in the mud. Let me tell you right now. Wild sex and everything leaping bag. I know my grandparents there is no way. Either set was at Woodstock there's not a single way you'll ever now if there was a hillbilly equivalent or a Cuban equivalent to Woodstock those right, right? Well, you it's funny that you'd be sitting in a restaurant like I I do sometimes I'll sit and look at the like the old couple next to me that old but clearly in the seventies early seventies. And then they look like they're like, you know, they're senior citizens in their seventies. And I look at them like oh, those two maybe if they were married. Twenty one or whatever those two might have been rolling around the mud like just just just freaking out and and tripping on acid look at them. Now. Peter excuse. You know, you look at the Bill go, I wonder what she must've been freaky. When she was twenty one twenty two. He must have been some sort of a just like he was like a pusher. You could tell sometimes, you know, what I mean like sometimes you get the old guys older guys. And they still have the the still hanging onto the look long hair. There's nothing on top ponytail. Friends like that. Daltry in the biography. Also goes on to say that he had three kids. He didn't know about. Fairly. I guess they're all.
"al jolson" Discussed on Kickass News
"Yeah i once heard speaking of gershwin i want her to story that i guess he snuck into aboard delaware al jolson was getting pleasure and he just sat down to the bureau and started playing swanee comes down and he says what what is that tune what's that do next thing you know put it in his show their store that's how gertrude became famous oh so the other joy left of course was berlin brought over that whole eastern european tradition in grew up in irving berlin i mean the catalogue of hits the hero it's unbelievable and of course white christmas which is i think the all time bestselling song yeah i think it's i think it's the all time most lucrative copyright yeah of any kind now now i wonder what is your writing process like are you pretty disciplined sitting here in your office it seems like you have a lot of wonderful distractions for writer would probably drive me crazy i probably wouldn't be able to type word well my waiting process was as best summed up by my daughter willa who done about eight and we're living in vermont and the spiritual ancient will run down farmhouse him a little cabin in the woods on the yards away i got up every morning make breakfast thermos full of tea and start out to the kevin and she'd say dead where you're going well going to work and she's ninety night so she knew she wouldn't be c o.
"al jolson" Discussed on The Rusty Humphries Rebellion
"Ridden by angela helm a contributing editor at the route who cap fit let them where it and that's what she wrote i'm who cap fit let them wear it butter valerie wants to what is black face um in entertainment they didn't allow black people do entertain for a long time and so if they wanted to have a an actor um look black they would paint their faces black a shown image any um is one of the most famous ones i believe this is al jolson again it was the first he al jolson was the most famous man in hollywood for years one of the biggest stars in hollywood and he did the first sound will be called the jazz singer and what blackface looks like is uh is this i mean if he asked me comelec stupid as nothing about it that's interesting or entertaining to me but um that's what they used to do i mean that's just historically they didn't have black people's entertainers so they dressed up white people like black people do i think i was awesome now it happened and i guess we just the history we don't like we just erase berry but but but but but but whether they should have known better yeah letsie barbara says by this time next year you won't be able to say merry christmas there will be no mention of christ spurt they dear god what has happened to our beautiful country that day that god takes his protection from us we will be in big trouble have you noticed there are very few christmas shows and songs this year.