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Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody

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"Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody"
Rock-A-Bye Baby record by Al Jolson.jpg
78rpm record label
Single by Al Jolson
ReleasedAugust 1918
LabelColumbia 2560
Songwriter(s)Jean Schwartz, Sam M. Lewis, Joe Young
Al Jolson singles chronology
"Hello Central, Give Me No Man's Land"
"Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody"
"Tell That to the Marines"

"Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody" is a popular song written by Jean Schwartz, with lyrics by Sam M. Lewis and Joe Young. The song was introduced by Al Jolson in the Broadway musical Sinbad and published in 1918.

Probably the best-known version of the song was by Al Jolson who recorded it on March 13, 1918[1] and whose version reached No. 1 the same year.[2]

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  2. ^ Al Jolson, "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody" Chart Position Retrieved September 14, 2013
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954. Wisconsin, USA: Record Research Inc. p. 388. ISBN 0-89820-083-0.
  4. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954. Wisconsin, USA: Record Research Inc. p. 389. ISBN 0-89820-083-0.
  5. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954. Wisconsin, USA: Record Research Inc. p. 155. ISBN 0-89820-083-0.
  6. ^ Tosches, Nick (1992). Dino: Living High in the Dirty Business of Dreams. New York: Dell Publishing. p. 581. ISBN 0-440-21412-2.
  7. ^ "". Retrieved May 20, 2017.
  8. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits (8th ed.). New York: Billboard Books. p. 367. ISBN 0-8230-7499-4.
  9. ^ Gilliland, John (1969). "Show 52 – The Soul Reformation: Phase three, soul music at the summit. [Part 8] : UNT Digital Library" (audio). Pop Chronicles. University of North Texas Libraries. Track 2.
  10. ^ Aretha Franklin, "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody" Chart Position Retrieved September 14, 2013
  11. ^ "Internet Movie Database". Retrieved May 20, 2017.
  12. ^ "Internet Movie Database". Retrieved May 20, 2017.
  13. ^ "Internet Movie Database". Retrieved May 20, 2017.
  14. ^ Al Jolson singing "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody" in Rose of Washington Square (1939) on YouTube (audio only)
  15. ^ "Internet Movie Database". Retrieved May 20, 2017.
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