< Music from 1900-1923 including Music from World War I (1914-1918)

Music from 1900-1923
including
Music from World War I (1914-1918)

When it is known, the full name of the writers are used, as well as their birth and death years. Besides online sources for some of these songs, several songbook collections of the original sheetmusic are available, listed at the bottom of this page.

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Title Words Music
1900
A Bird in a Gilded Cage Arthur J. Lamb, 1870-1928 Harry Von Tilzer, 1872-1946
A Twilight Call Hattie Nevada [pseud. for Mrs. Harriot Nevada (Hicks) Woodbury, 1861-1953] Hattie Nevada [pseud. for Mrs. Harriot Nevada (Hicks) Woodbury, 1861-1953]
Coon! Coon! Coon! Gene Jefferson Leo Friedman, 1869-1927
Good-Bye Dolly Gray Will D. Cobb, 1876-1930 Paul Barnes
Give Us Just Another Lincoln Paul Dresser, 1858-1906 Paul Dresser, 1858-1906
I Send My Heart up to Thee! Robert Browning, 1812-1889 Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, 1867-1944
(from Three Browning Songs, Op. 44 [No. 3])
I'm Certainly Living a Rag-Time Life Gene Jefferson Robert S. Roberts
Just Because She Made Them Goo-Goo Eyes John Queen Hughie Cannon, 1877-1912
Strike Up the Band; or, Here Comes a Sailor Andrew B. Sterling, 1874-1955 Charles B. Ward, 1865-1917
Tell Me Pretty Maiden (English Girls and Clerks) (featured in Florodora) Owen Hall Leslie Stuart
The Maid of Mexico, or Down on the Rio Grande Hattie Nevada [pseud. for Mrs. Harriot Nevada (Hicks) Woodbury, 1861-1953] Hattie Nevada [pseud. for Mrs. Harriot Nevada (Hicks) Woodbury, 1861-1953]
The Blue and the Gray; or, The Mother's Gift to Her Country Paul Dresser, 1858-1906 Paul Dresser, 1858-1906
The Year's at the Spring Robert Browning, 1812-1889 Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, 1867-1944
(from Three Browning Songs, Op. 44 [No. 1])
1901
Bob White - Quail Song (from the Pastoral Comedy Opera Miss Bob White) Willard Spenser Willard Spenser
Hello Central, Give Me Heaven Charles K. Harris, 1867-1930 Charles K. Harris, 1867-1930
(arr. Joseph Clauder)
Hymn of Trust (Opus 13 with Violin ad lib.) Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1809-1894 Mrs. H.H.A. Beach [Amy Marcy Cheney (Beach), 1864-1944]
Mighty Lak' a Rose [6 Sep] Frank L. Stanton, 1857-1927 Ethelbert Nevin, 1862-1901
My Old Virginia Home J. A. Wallace J. A. Wallace
O Dry Those Tears! (Song) Teresa Del Riego, 1876-1968 Teresa Del Riego, 1876-1968
She's Getting Mo' Like the White Folks Every Day Bert Williams George Walker
The Tie That Binds Charles Kessel Harris, 1867-1930 Charles Kessel Harris, 1867-1930; Arranged by Joseph Clauder
United Confederate Veterans March none Theodore H. Northrop
Yale Boola! (March and Two Step) Charles H. Loomis Allan M. Hirsh, 1878-1951
(arr. G. L. Atwater Jr.)
1902
Because Edward Teschmacher Guy d'Hardelot [pseud. for Helen Guy]
Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home? Hughie Cannon, 1877-1912 Hughie Cannon, 1877-1912
Down Where the Wurzburger Flows Vincent P. Bryan Harry Von Tilzer, 1872-1946
Emalyne My Pretty Valentine Max Hoffman Max Hoffman
Foxy Grandpa [25 May] Byron D. Stillman Victor Vogel
I Wonder Why Bill Bailey Don't Come Home Frank Fogerty Woodward and Jerome
In the Good Old Summer Time Ren Shields, 1868-1913 George Evans, 1870-1915
On a Sunday Afternoon Andrew B. Sterling, 1874-1955 Harry Von Tilzer, 1872-1946
Please Let Me Sleep R. C. McPherson James T. Brymn
Under the Bamboo Tree Robert Cole J. Rosamund Johnson
The Glow-Worm ['Gluhwurmchen Idyl' from Lysistrata] Lilly Cayley Robinson
(original German words by Heinz Bolten-Backers, 1871-1938)
Paul Lincke, 1866-1946
The Traveller and the Pie (from the Musical Comedy The Wizard of Oz) Lyman Frank Baum, 1856-1919 Paul Tietjens, 1877-1943
1903
Bedelia (The Irish Coon Song Serenade) Willam Jerome Jean Schwartz
Dear Old Girl Richard Henry Buck, 1870-1956 Theodore F. Morse
Hiawatha (His Song to Minnehaha) James O'Dea Neal Moret
Ida! Sweet as Apple Cider Eddie Leonard, 1875-1941 Eddie Munson
Navajo Harry H. Williams Egbert Van Alstyne
Thunder and Blazes March (Entry of the Gladiators) [Opus 68] none Julius Ernst Wilhelm Fucik, (1872-1916); revised and fingered by Maurice Gould
Under the Anheuser Bush Andrew B. Sterling, 1874-1955 Harry Von Tilzer, 1872-1946
You're the Flower of My Heart, Sweet Adeline [Nov. 18] Richard H. Gerard, 1876-1948 Henry [Harry] W. Armstrong, 1879-1951
1904
Coax Me Andrew B. Sterling, 1874-1955 Harry Von Tilzer, 1872-1946
Give My Regards to Broadway George Michael Cohan, 1878-1942 George Michael Cohan, 1878-1942
Good Bye My Lady Love Joseph E. Howard, 1878-1961 Joseph E. Howard, 1878-1961
(arr. Albert La Rue)
Mammy's Lullaby Howard Weeden, from "Bandanna Ballads" Abbie Nortin Jamison
Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis Andrew B. Sterling, 1874-1955 Frederick Allen Mills, 1869-1948
She's Gone to the Land of Santa Claus Percy Campbell Mason Ellis R. Ephraim
Teasing Richard C. McPherson, 1883-1944 Albert Von Tilzer, 1878-1956
The Preacher and the Bear Joseph Arzonia (pseud. for George Fairman, 1881-1862) Joseph Arzonia (pseud. for George Fairman, 1881-1862)
The Yankee Doodle Boy (from the play Little Johnnie Jones) George Michael Cohan, 1878-1942 George Michael Cohan, 1878-1942
1905
Every Dollar Carries Trouble of Its Own Leighton & Leightin [Bert Leighton, 1877-1964; James Albert Leighton, 1878-1964] Leighton & Leighton [Bert Leighton, 1877-1964; James Albert Leighton, 1878-1964]
Everybody Works But Father Jean Havez Jean Havez
Forty-five Minutes from Broadway George Michael Cohan, 1878-1942 George Michael Cohan, 1878-1942
I Don't Care Jean Lenox Harry O. Sutton
In My Merry Oldsmobile [12 Jun] Vincent Bryan, 1883-1937 Gus Edwards, 1879-1945
In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree Harry H. Williams, ????-1930 Egbert Van Alstyne; arr. for Male Quartet Chorus by Theordore Westman
Mary's a Grand Old Name (from the musical play Forty-Five Minutes from Broadway) [3 Oct.] George Michael Cohan, 1878-1942 George Michael Cohan, 1878-1942
Mother, Pin a Rose on Me Dave Lewis Paul Schindler and Bob Adams
My Gal Sal [6 Mar.] Paul Dresser [Dreiser], 1858-1906 Paul Dresser [Dreiser], 1858-1906
Nobody Alex Rogers Bert A. Williams
Somebody's Sweetheart I Want to Be Will D. Cobb, 1876-1930 Gus Edwards, 1879-1945
The Whistler and His Dog (Caprice) none Author Pryor, 1870-1942
Wait 'till the Sun Shines, Nellie Andrew B. Sterling, 1874-1955 Harry Von Tilzer, 1872-1946
Where the River Shannon Flows James I. Russell James I. Russell
Will You Love Me in December As You Do in May? J. J. Walker Ernest R. Ball, 1878-1927
1906
At Dawning (I Love You) (for Lower Voice, in F) (Op. 29, No. 1) Nelle Richmond Eberhart Charles Wakefield Cadman, 1881-1946
I Don't Like Your Family (No. 1 from The Time, The Place & The Girl) Will M. Hough, 1883-1962 & Frank R. Adams, 1883-1963 Joseph E. Howard, 1878-1961
I Love a Lassie; or, Ma Scotch Bluebell Harry Lauder Gerald Grafton
Love Me, and the World Is Mine Dave Reed, Jr. Ernest R. Ball, 1878-1927
March On (Hymn) Harriet E. Rice Jones, 1823-1915 George S. Schuler, 1882-1973
San Francisco J. Gordon Temple James G. Dewey
The Bird on Nellie's Hat Arthur J. Lamb, 1870-1928 Alfred Solman
Waiting at the Church; or, My Wife Won't Let Me Fred W. Leigh Henry E. Pether
Waltz Around Again Willie; or, 'Round, 'Round, 'Round Will D. Cobb, 1876-1930 Ren Shields, 1868-1913
Won't You Come Over to My House Harry Williams Egbert Van Alstyne
You're a Grand Old Flag (from the Musical Play George Washington Jr.) [aka "... Rag" 19 Jan; 6 Jun] George Michael Cohan, 1878-1942 George Michael Cohan, 1878-1942
1907
Anchor's Aweigh A. H. Miles and R. Lovell Charles A. Zimmerman
Anchors Aweigh [Popular Edition] Revised Lyric by George D. Lottman Charles A. Zimmerman; Revised Melody by D. Sorvino
Chain of Love (No. 113 from Hymns We Love) Ada Blenkhorn, 1858-1927 Florence W. Williams, 1875-1930+
Harrigan George Michael Cohan, 1878-1942 George Michael Cohan, 1878-1942
On the Merry-Go-Round Bob Adams Bob Adams
On the Road Called Santa Fe E .C. Potter Charles T. Atkinson
The Story That Never Grows Old (Ballad) E. P. Moran Seymour Furth
The Teddy Bears Picnic (Characteristic March Two-Step) (aka Teddy Bears Picnic none John W. Bratton
1908
Cuddle Up a Little Closer, Lovely Mine Otto A. Hauerbach [Harbach], 1873-1963 Karl L. Hoschna, 1877-1911
Daisies Won't Tell (Song) (Companion Piece o Sweet Bunch of Daisies) Anita Owen Anita Owen
Have You Seen My Pussy Cat? Edgar Seldon Melville J. Gideon
I Need the Prayers (Hymn) James David Vaughan, 1864-1941 James David Vaughan, 1864-1941
I Shall Be At Home With Jesus (Hymn) Jennie Wilson James David Vaughan, 1864-1941
On the Road to Mandalay Rudyard Kipling Oley Speaks, 1874-1948
Shine On, Harvest Moon Jack Norworth, 1879-1959 [Mrs.] Nora Bayes [Norworth], 1880-1928
Take Me Out To The Ball Game [2 May] Jack Norworth, 1879-1959 Albert Von Tilzer, 1878-1956
1909
By the Light of the Silvery Moon [19 Aug] Edward Madden, 1878-1952 Gus Edwards, 1879-1945
Casey Jones (The Brave Engineer) (Comedy Railroad Song) [7 Apr] T. Lawrence Seibert, 1877-1917 Eddie Newton, 1869-1915
From the Land of the Sky-Blue Water (No. 4 from Omaha Tribal melodies collected by Alice C. Fletcher) Nelle Richmond Eberhart Charles Wakefield Cadman, 1881-1946, Op. 45, No. 1
I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now (from the Musical Comedy The Prince of To-Night) [1 Feb] Will M. Hough, 1882-1962 and Frank R. Adams, 1883-1963 Joseph E. Howard, 1878-1961 and Harold Orlob, 1885-1982
On, Wisconsin! (March-Song and Two-Step) [1909; 10 Oct 1910] Carl Beck William T. Purdy
Put On Your Old Grey Bonnet [5 Nov] Stanley Murphy, 1875-1919 Percy Weinrich, 1880-1952
The Height of the Ridiculous (Song for Baritone) Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1841-1935 Charles Henry Hart, 1847-1918
1910
America the Beautiful [25 Oct.] Katherine Lee Bates (1859-1929), 1895 Samuel A. Ward (1847-1903), 1882 (originaly called Materna)
Down By the Old Mill Stream [12 Aug] Tell Taylor, 1876-1937 Tell Taylor, 1876-1937
Let Me Call You Sweetheart [8 Apr] Beth Slater Whitson, 1879-1930 Leo Freidman, 1869-1927
Put Your Arms Around Me, Honey (I Never Knew Any Girl Like You) [15 Sep] Junie McCree, 1865-1918 Alber Von Tilzer, 1878-1956
Skid-dy-mer-rink-adink-aboomp (Means I Love You)
(aka Skiddy-Mer-Rink-A-Doo)
Felix A. Feist Al Piantadosi
Steamboat Bill [17 Nov.] Ren. Shields, 1868-1913 Leighton Bros.
[Bert Leighton, 1877-1964; other brother's info unknown]
The Harp at Midnight (Nocturne) none V. B. Aubert
Washington and Lee Swing C. A. Robbins, 1888-1949 Thornton Whitney Allen, 1890-1944, and Mark W. Sheafe, 1884-1949
Where Is My Mama Charles Coleman Thomas Jay Flanagan
1911
Alexander's Ragtime Band [18 Mar.] Irving Berlin, 1888-1989 Irving Berlin, 1888-1989
I Want a Girl (Just Like the Girl That Married Dear Old Dad) [1 May] William Dillon, 1877-1966 Harry Von Tilzer, 1872-1946
Little Grey Home in the West (Song) [30 Oct] Miss D. Eardley-Wilmot, 1883-1970 Hermann Frederic Löhr, 1871-1943
Oh You Beautiful Doll (Song) A. Seymour Brown, 1885-1947 Nathanial David Ayer, 1887-1952
1912
Be My Little Baby Bumble Bee (Song) Stanley Murphy, 1875-1919 Henry I. Marshall
Frankie and Johnny or You'll Miss Me in the Days to Come Ren Shields, 1863-1913 Leighton Brothers [Bert Leighton, 1877-1964]
It's a Long, Long Way to Tipperary Jack Judge, 1878-1938 Harry Williams, ?-1930
Moonlight Bay Edward Madden Percy Wenrich
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling (from The Isle O'Dreams) [12 Aug] Chauncey Olcott, 1858-1932; and George Graff, Jr., 1886-1973 Ernest R. Ball, 1878-1927
When Johnson's Quartet Harmonize Irving Berlin, 1888-1989 Irving Berlin, 1888-1989
When the Midnight Choo-Choo Leaves for Alabam' Irving Berlin, 1888-1989 Irving Berlin, 1888-1989
1913
Ballin' the Jack Jim Burris Chris Smith
Danny Boy Frederick E. Weatherly, 1848-1929 Frederick E. Weatherly. 1848-1929
I Love the Whole United States Roger Lewis Ernie Erdman
If I Had My Way (Ballad) Lou Klein James Kendis
Low Bridge! Everybody Down or Fifteen Miles on the Erie Canal [composed in 1905] Thomas S. Allen, 1876-1919 Thomas S. Allen, 1876-1919
Peg O' My Heart Alfred Bryan, 1871-1958 Fred. Fischer [Fisher], 1875-1942
The Purple and White George T. Goldthwaite George T. Goldthwaite
There'a A Long, Long Trail (Song) Stoddard King, 1889-1933 Zo Elliott, 1891-1964
'Till I Met You, I Never Knew of Love Sweet Love George H. Diamond Mabel Dudley Hilliard
To-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Rall (That's an Irish Lullaby) (from Shameen Dhu) [14 Jul] James Royce Shannon, 1881-1946 James Royce Shannon, 1881-1946
You Made Me Love You (I Didn't Want to Do It) [13 Apr) (from The Honeymoon Express) Joe McCarthy, 1885-1943 James V. Monaco, 1885-1945
[Beginning of World War I: 4 August 1914]
1914
A Little Bit of Heaven, Sure They Call It Ireland (How Ireland Got Its Name) (from The Heart of Paddy Wack) [29 Jun] J. Keirn Brennan, 1873-1948 Ernest R. Ball, 1878-1943
Back Back Back to Indiana (Song) Gus. Kahn, 1886-1941 Egbert Van Alstyne, 1882-1951
By the Beautiful Sea Harold R. Atteridge Harry Carroll
Keep the Home-Fires Burning (Till the Boys Come Home) [15 Oct.] Lena Guilbert Ford, ca. 1866-1918 Ivor Novello [pseud. for David Ivor Davies, 1893-1951]
Missouri Waltz
(Hush-a-Bye, Ma Baby)
J. R. Shannon Melody by John Valentine Eppel;
Arranged for piano by Frederick Knight Logan
Sylvia Clinton Scollard Oley Speaks, 1874-1948
The Aba Daba Honeymoon Arthur Fields, 1888-1953 and Walter Donaldson, 1888-1964 Arthur Fields, 1888-1953 and Walter Donaldson, 1888-1964
When You Wore a Tulip and I Wore a Big Red Rose [13 Jul] Jack Mahoney, 1882-1945 Percy Weinrich, 1880-1952
1915
Are You From Dixie? (Cause I's From Dixie Too!) Jack Yellin, 1892-1991 George Linus Cobb, 1886-1942
Battle in the Sky (Marche Militaire) none J. Luxton
Fascination (from A World of Pleasure) Harold R. Atteridge, 1886-1938 Sigmund Romberg, 1887-1951
I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier Alfred Bryan, 1871-1958 Al. Piantadosi, 1884-1955
Ivory Palaces [Hymn] Henry Barraclough, 1891-1983 Henry Barraclough, 1891-1983
Nola (A Silhouette for the Piano) [24 Mar 1915; published 24 Nov 1916] [James F. Burns (1924)] Felix Arndt, 1889-1918
Pick Up Your Troubles in Your Old Bag-Kit and Smile, Smile, Smile Charles Asaf, 1880-1951 [pseud. for George Henry Powell] Felix Powell, 18??-1942
Thank God for a Garden (Song) Teresa Del Riego, 1876-1968 Teresa Del Riego, 1876-1968
When the Lusitania Went Down Charles McCarron Nathaniel Vincent
1916
Arrah Go On, I'm Gonna Go Back to Oregon Joe Young, 1889-1939 and Sam M. Lewis, 1885-1959 Bert F. Grant
Colonel Bogey (March) (Piano Solo) [23 Mar] none Kenneth J. Alford (alias for Frederick Joseph Ricketts, 1881-1945
If You Were the Only Girl in the World (Sung by Violet Lorraine and George Robey) (from The Bing Boys Are Here) Clifford Grey, 1887-1941 Nat D. Ayer, 1887-1952
Li'l Liza Jane (Southern Dialect Song) (used in the Three Act Comedy Come Out of the Kitchen) anonymous Countess Ada De Lachau
Mother's Good Night Song H. C. Weasner H. C. Weasner
Pretty Baby (Song) (from The Passing Show of 1916) Gus Kahn, 1886-1941 Tony Jackson [aka Anthony (Antonio) Jackson, 1876-1921] and Egbert [Anson] Van Alstyne, 1878 [1882?] - 1951
The Hero of the European War Al. Dubin Joseph A. Burke and George B. McConnell
The Story of a Soul (for Male or Mixed Quartette) Leo Woods Charles K. Harris; Arranged by William Schulz
1917
Billy Boy (Patriotic Song) Lester A. Walton C. Lucky Roberts
Deep River (Song) anonymous Old Negro Melody; Arranged by Harry Thacker Burleigh, 1866-1949
For Me and My Gal [24 Jan] Edgar Leslie, 1885-1976, and E. Ray Goetz, 1886-1954 George W. Meyer, 1884-1959
Good-bye Broadway, Hello France! (from Passing Show of 1917 at N.Y. Winter Garden) C. Francis Reisner and Benny Davis Billy Baskette
Hail! Hail! The Gang's All Here
(What the -Duece- Do We Care)
D. A. Esrom Theodore Morse and Arthur Sullivan
It's Time for Ev'ry Boy to Be a Soldier Alfred Bryan Harry Tierney
Long Boy William Herschell Barclay Walker
Mr. Jazz, Himself Irving Berlin, 1888-1989 Irving Berlin, 1888-1989
Oh Johnny, Oh Johnny! Oh! (from Nora Bayes' Production of Songs as is and Songs as was) [5 Feb] Edward Rose, 1875-1935 Abraham (Abe) Olman, 1888-1984
Over There George Michael Cohan, 1878-1942 George Michael Cohan, 1878-1942
Smiles J. Will Callahan, 1874-1946 Lee S. Roberts, 1884-1949
The Battle Song of Liberty Jack Yellen F. E. Bigelow (set to the the music of Our Director; vocal adaptation by George L. Cobb
The Darktown Strutters' Ball ("I'll Be Down to Get You in a Taxi, Honey") [18 Jan] Shelton Brooks, 1886-1975 Shelton Brooks, 1886-1975
To Helen (for Baritone and Piano) (from Four Poems By Edgar Allan Poe) Edgar Allan Poe, 1809-1849 Oscar G. Sonneck, Opus 16, No. 1
1918
A Beautiful Life (Hymn) William Matthew Golden (aka Golding), 1878-1934 William Mathew Golden (aka Golding), 1878-1934
Marie Hollinshead-Hubell James Hamilton Howe
Good Morning, Mr. Zip-Zip-Zip! Robert Lloyd Robert Lloyd
I'm Always Chasing Rainbows [from the Musical Comedy Oh Look!] Joe McCarthy, 1885-1943 Harry Carroll, 1892-1962; first 12-bars of Chorus from the slow theme of Frederic Chopin's Fantasy-Impromptu, Op. 66 (1835)
In Flanders Fields the Poppies Grow John McCrae John Philip Sousa
Ja-Da (Ja Da, Ja Da, Jing Jing, Jing!) Robert Louis Carleton, (1894 or 1896 to 1956) Robert Louis Carleton, (1894 or 1896 to 1956)
Keep the Trench Fires Going for the Boys Out There Eddie Moran Harry Von Tilzer
K-K-K-Katy Geoffrey O'Hara Geoffrey O'Hara
Madelon (I'll Be True to the Whole Regiment) Louis Bousquet; Trans. by Alfred Bryan Camille Robert; Arr. for piano solo by J. Bodewalt Lampe
Oh! How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning Irving Berlin, 1888-1989 Irving Berlin, 1888-1989
Over The Sea, Boys Irving Berlin, 1888-1989 Irving Berlin, 1888-1989
Rock-a-Bye Your Baby With a Dixie Melody Sam M. Lewis (1885-1959) and Joe Young (1889-1939) Jean Schwartz (1878-1956)
Somebody Stole My Gal Leo Wood, 1882-1929 Leo Wood, 1882-1929
The Caissons Go Rolling Along [(written in 1907) 22 Jan 1918 for orch.; 26 Feb 1918 for mil. band; 27 Feb 1918 for piano (w/words); re-pub. in 1921] Edmund L. Gruber, 1879-1941 Edmund L. Gruber, 1879-1941
The Yanks With the Tanks (Will Go Through the German Ranks) Jimmy Shea Jimmy Shea
Till We Meet Again (Song [Duet]) [30 Aug] Raymond B. Eagan, 1890-1952 Richard A. Whiting, 1891-1938
We Don't Want the Bacon (What we want is a piece of the Rhine) (Kid) Howard Carr, Harry Russell and Jimmy Havens (Kid) Howard Carr, Harry Russell and Jimmy Havens
When Pershing's Men Go Marching Into Picardy Dana Burnett James H. Rogers
Whiffenpoof Song (from The New Yale Song-Book) [2 Jul] Meade Minnigerode, 1887-1967, and George S. Pomeroy, 1888-1964 [1909] [originally the melody from 1893-1894 by Guy H. Scull, 1876-1920, was written to accompany Rudyard Kipling's poem "Gentlemen-rankers"]; [adapted] by Tod B. Galloway, 1863-1935
[End of World War I: 11 November 1918]
1919
A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody Irving Berlin, 1888-1989 Irving Berlin, 1888-1989
Bluin' the Blues (Song and Fox Trot) Sydney D. Mitchell H. W. Ragas
Cielito Lindo (Beautiful Heaven) [Waltz, Piano Solo] [1882; 1919] G. Hernandez [psued. for Quirino Mendoza y Cortes, 1859-1957]; English adapt. by Jerry Castillo G. Hernandez [psued. for Quirino Mendoza y Cortes, 1859-1957]; arranged by Jerry Castillo (and Bob Kaai)
Dardanella (Song) Fred Fisher, 1875-1942 Felix Bernard, 1897-1944, and Johnny S. Black
How 'Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm? (After They've Seen Paree) Sam M. Lewis, 1885-1959, and Joe Young, 1889-1939 Walter Donaldson, 1891-1947
I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles (Song) [from The Passing Show of 1919] Jaan Kenbrovin and John William Kellette [pen names for James Kendis (1883-1946), James Brockman (1886-1967) and Nat Vincent (1889-1979)] Jaan Kenbrovin and John William Kellette [pen names for James Kendis (1883-1946), James Brockman (1886-1967) and Nat Vincent (1889-1979)]
John Barleycorn Goodbye John Stark John Stark
Let the Rest of the World Go By (Ballad) J. Kiern Brennan, 1873-1948 Ernest R. Ball, 1878-1927
Swanee Irving Caesar, 1895-1996 George Gershwin, 1898-1937
There's a Girl in Chateau Thierry E. Ray Goetz Melville Gideon
1920
Hold Me Art Hickman and Ben Black Art Hickman and Ben Black
I'll Be With You in Apple Blossom Time Neville Fleeson Albert Von Tilzer, 1878-1956
Look for the Silver Lining (Duet for Blair and Sally) (No. 4, from Sally) Bud De Silva Jerome David Kern, 1885-1945
Margie [3 Nov] Benny Davis, 1893-1979 Con Conrad [pseud. for Conrad K. Dober, 1891-1938] and J. Russell Robinson, 1892-1963
Tell It Everywhere You Go (Hymn) James Rowe, 1865-1933 William Burton Walbert, 1886-1959
The American Legion (One Step March) none Carl D. Vandersloot [alias for Harry James Lincoln, 1878-1930+]
Whispering [22 Jul] Malvin Schonberger [Richard Coburn aka Frank S. de Long (1886-1952); and Vincent Rose (1880-1944)] John Schonberger, 1892-1983
1921
Ain't We Got Fun (Song) (Introduced by Arthur West in Franchon and Marco Satires of 1920) Gus Kahn, 1886-1941; and Raymond B. Egan, 1890-1952 Richard A. Whiting, 1891-1938
All By Myself Irving Berlin, 1888-1989 Irving Berlin, 1888-1989
April Showers (No. 3 of 7 from the Musical Extravaganza Bombo) B. G. DeSylva Louis Silvers
Beneath the Spanish Moon (Fox Trot Song) (Quartet for Mixed Voices) Ida Simpson Leo Bennett
"Ma" [aka Ma! He's Making Eyes at Me] Sidney Clare Con Conrad [alias for Conrad K. Dover, 1891-1938]
Second Hand Rose (from Ziegfeld's Follies of 1921) Grant Clarke James F. Hanley
Three O'Clock in the Morning [(in 1919 for piano without words;) 3 Jun 1921; 27 Jan 1922)] Dorothy Terriss (pseud. for Dolly Morse, 1890-1953) Julian Robledo, 1887-1940; revised by Frank E. Barry
1922
Angel Child George Price, Abner Silver, Benny Davis George Price, Abner Silver, Benny Davis
Carolina in the Moring (Song) Gus Kahn, 1886-1941 Walter Donaldson, 1893-1947
"Chicago" That Toddling Town Fred Fisher, 1875-1942 Fred Fisher, 1875-1942
Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Shean Ed Gallagher and Al Shean Ed Gallagher and Al Shean
Toot, Toot, Toosie (Goo' Bye) (A Cute Fox Trot Song) Gus Kahn (1886-1941), Ernie Erdman and Dan Russo Gus Kahn (1886-1941), Ernie Erdman and Dan Russo
1923
YES! We Have No Bananas [23 Mar] Frank Silver, 1896-1960 and Irving Cohn, 1898-1961 Frank Silver, 1896-1960 and Irving Cohn, 1898-1961

 

    Several notable Dover Publications of original sheetmusic songbooks are recommended which are listed below.

  • [1881-1906] 1975/1983: Song Hits from the Turn of the Century: Complete Original Sheet Music for 25 Songs Edited by Paul Charosh & Robert A. Fremont, ISBN 0-486-23158-5

  • [1884-1906] 1973: Favorite Songs of the Nineties: Complete Original Sheet Music for 89 Songs Edited by Robert A. Fremont, ISBN 0-486-21536-9

  • [1885-1923] 1991: American Art Songs of the Turn of the Century Edited by Paul Sperry, ISBN 0-486-26749-0

  • [1891-1916] 1971: Trust Me With Your Heart Again: A Fireside Treasury of Turn-of-the-Century Sheet Music [56 songs] Collected by Norton Stillman, [New York: Simon and Schuster], SBN 671-21037-8 [LCCN# 70-159138]

  • [1901-1911] 1989: "Alexander's Ragtime Band" and Other Favorite Song Hits, 1901-1911 Edited by David A. Jasen, ISBN 0-486-25331-7

  • [1906-1908] 1984: "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" and Other Favorite Song Hits 1906-1908 Edited by Lester S. Levy, ISBN 0-486-24662-0

  • [1912-1913] 1989: "Peg o' My Heart" and Other Favorite Song Hits 1912 & 1913 Edited by Stan Appelbaum, ISBN 0-486-25998-6

  • [1914] 1990: "The Saint Louis Blues" and Other Song Hits of 1914 Edited by Sandy Marrone, ISBN 0-486-26383-5

  • [1915-1917] 1994: "For Me and My Gal" and Other Favorite Song Hits, 1915-1917 Edited by David A. Jasen

  • [1918-1919] 1997: "A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody" and Other Favorite Song Hits, 1918-1919 Edited by David A. Jasen, ISBN 0-486-29451-8

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