Composer: Sylva, Brown, Henderson and Al Jolson
World / Folk
1923 to 1949
Submitted by: Russell Ambrose
"Sonny Boy" is a song written by Ray Henderson, Bud De Sylva, and Lew Brown. The hyper-sentimental tearjerker was featured in the 1928 talkie The Singing Fool. Sung by Al Jolson, the 1928 recording was a hit and stayed at #1 for 12 weeks in the charts and was a million seller.