- n United States singer (born in Russia) who appeared in the first full-length talking film (1886-1950)
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- Joplin tribute to raise Gathering Place funds
BRUNSWICK — Ron Carroll and Friends will pay tribute to Scott Joplin, commonly referred to the King of Ragtime and Al Jolson, one of the greatest entertainers of all times on Sunday, June 9, at 2 p.m. at Crooker Theater, 116 Maquoit Road. read more
June 8, 2013 - The Times Record
- PRUDEN: When a bow is not deep enough
ANALYSIS/OPINION: A deep bow to our "friends" in the Middle East no longer satisfies Barack Obama's White House. His new ambassador-to-be to the United Nations has a better idea. Samantha Power thinks the president should take a deferential knee. (It worked for Al Jolson, paying tribute to Mammy.) Mzz Power ...
June 7, 2013 - The Washington Times
- Who is Samantha Power? What Americans should know about their new UN ambassador
A deep bow to our “friends” in the Middle East no longer satisfies Barack Obama’s White House. His new ambassador-to-be to the United Nations has a better idea. Samantha Power thinks the president should take a deferential knee. (It worked for Al Jolson, paying tribute to Mammy.)
June 7, 2013 - World Tribune
- Graham Nash in NDTV.com
In the '70s, he (Stills) was a recording fool. He just found a bloody album he made with Hendrix. 'Oh yeah, I forgot that.' We've got to listen to that...... I want to listen to every track he ever recorded in case he recorded with Al Jolson,...
- Michael K Deaver in NewsMax.com
Britain's Sunday Telegraph quoted Deaver as saying: "As Ronald Reagan used to say, after he stole a line from Al Jolson, 'Stay tuned, you ain't seen nothin' yet.'"
- Richard Holloway in Telegraph.co.uk
Richard Holloway, the former Episcopal Bishop of Edinburgh, said it was a difficult call, adding: "In a sense to be authentic about Jolson, that's what he did. On the other hand, it always was offensive, but I don't know how you would get round...