The New York Times. Coral Silver Star Honey in the Horn. Hirt posted twenty-two albums on the Billboard charts in the s and s. The Sound of Christmas. On February 8, , while performing in a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans , Hirt was injured while riding on a float.

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They’re Playing Our Song. Factual documentation of the details of the incident is sparse, consisting primarily of claims made by Hirt after the incident.

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Hlrt club was owned by his business manager, Dan Levy, Sr. Thematically reminiscent of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov ‘s Flight of the Bumblebeeit showcased Hirt’s technical prowess. Saturday Night Live Transcripts. Whatever the actual cause of his injuries, Hirt underwent surgery and made a return to the club scene.

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Both Honey in the Horn and “Java” sold over one million copies, and were awarded gold discs. The Book of Golden Discs 2nd ed. It is popularly believed that he was struck in the mouth by a thrown piece of concrete or brick.


During this time, he was hired to play at the local horse al hirt green hornet track, beginning a six-decade connection to the sport. After spending several years on the road with Heidt, Hirt returned to New Orleans working with various Dixieland groups and leading his own bands. He was survived by his al hirt green hornet, Beverly Essel Hirt, and eight children from a previous marriage. Beauty and the Beard. Hirt starred along with the University of Arizona marching band at the first Super Nirt halftime show in Barrie and Jenkins Ltd.

Live hlrnet Carnegie Hall. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Hirt was born in New Orleans, Louisiana[1] the son of a police officer. The recording again gained public attention in when it was used in the film Kill Bill.

Jumbo The Round Mound of Sound. Views Read Edit View history. The Greatest Horn in the World. Despite Hirt’s statement years later “I’m not a jazz trumpeter and never was a jazz trumpeter”, he made a few recordings where he demonstrated his ability to play in that style, during the s with bandleader Monk Hazeland a few other recordings on the hhornet Southland Records label.


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On February 8,while performing in a Mardi Gras parade in New OrleansHirt was injured while riding on a float. Louis and Bourbon Street. Our Man in New Orleans. Hirt’s virtuoso dexterity and fine tone on his instrument soon attracted the attention of major record labels and he signed with RCA Victor. That Honey Horn Sound.

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The New York Times. Retrieved December 21, The Sound of Christmas. He’s the King and His Band. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Al Hirt.