Hans Bardeleben

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Hans Bardeleben ( June 2, 1920 , † September 29, 1999 ) was a German singer and entertainer who was mainly active in the 1940s . In 1946 he founded the Cherokees , a band that released a few songs in the years that followed.


Bardeleben already made music in captivity , and later made dance music in British soldiers' clubs and in Hamburg nightclubs . With the Polydor label , Bardeleben made a contract for the Alabama song in 1945 , which developed into a small success. In 1946 he founded the band Cherokees, with whom he then released a few songs. The group disbanded in the late 1940s; Polydor terminated the contract. Bardeleben died in 1999.

Discography (selection)

Year of publication / AB page

  • 1945: Alabama song (Oh Susanna!) / B-side unknown , with the Heinz Both ensemble
  • 1946: Mondnacht auf Cuba / On the sunny side of the street (Polydor 47965) with the Cherokees
  • 1946: Deep in the heart of Texas / The Gypsy (Polydor 47966), with the Cherokees
  • 1946: Amor-Amor-Amor / I call all women 'Baby' (Polydor 47967), with the Cherokees
  • 1947: In the mood / Wochenend und Sonnenschein (Happy days are here again) (Polydor 47968), with the Cherokees
  • 1948: Choo Choo Boogie / Chattanooga-Choo-Choo (Polydor 47997), with the Geller-Sisters , Heinz Both and his soloists
  • 1948: Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ra / Just a prayer away (Polydor 47994), with the Geller-Sisters, Heinz Both and his soloists


  • 10 years hit parade

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