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The Jolson Story

movie review of “The Jolson Story”, a fictionalized account of the life story of Al Jolson, played by Larry Parks (with the actual singing done by Al Jolson himself) with loads of music, and a massive success when it was released.
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On the Banks of the Wabash lyrics

On the Banks of the Wabash  lyrics, sung by Al Jolson in The Jolson Story,  written and composed by Paul Dresser ‘Round my Indiana homesteads wave the cornfields,In the distance loom the woodlands clear and cool.Oftentimes my thoughts revert to scenes of childhood,Where I first received my lessons,...
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My Mammy lyrics

My Mammy lyrics, made famous by Al Jolson Song lyrics to My Mammy€ music by Walter Donaldson and lyrics by Joe Young and Sam M. Lewis.   Interestingly, it was first recorded  by William Frawley of I Love Lucy fame
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When You Were Sixteen lyrics

When You Were Sixteen  lyrics, performed by Al Jolson in The Jolson Story, among many others —   written by James Thornton You were sweet sixteen, you were sweet sixteenI love you as I never loved before!Since first I met you on the village green.Come to me, or...
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Avalon lyrics

Avalon lyrics, sung by Al Jolson in The Jolson Story – written by Al Jolson, Buddy DeSylva and Vincent Rose
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