Kirk Collection:

Popular Song Index
(Commercial Sheet Music)
Part 4: 1911-1917

Kirk Sheet Music Table of Contents Page

This portion of the index provides records to 251 titles published from 1911 through 1917. The entire collection contains popular songs published from 1865-1968. The collection consists mostly of 22 x 28 cm. (8 1/2 x 11 in.) sheet music. Pagination varies, and many of the sheets, particularly the older ones, are fragile. The entire collection of sheet music and professional/artist song sheets has approximately 7,500 items.

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Arrangement is by year and title. Use the chart below to link to the beginning record for a particular year. You may also return to a listing of the other catalogs found in the Popular Song Index. See the bottom of this page for additional links.

1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917


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Title: Alexander's ragtime band.
First Line: Oh, ma honey, Oh, ma honey, Better hurry and let's meander
Chorus: Come on and hear, Come on and hear, Alexander's ragtime band
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Ted Snyder Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Ask my mother.
First Line: Don't ask me why I sit and cry
Chorus: Ask my mother, ask my mother
Music by: Snyder, Ted.
Words by: Kalmar, Bert.
P/P/D: New York : Ted Snyder Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Big pow wow.
First Line: While the tomtoms they were sounding, there 'round the campfire bright
Chorus: Pow Wow, they're having a Pow Wow
Music by: Pearce, Florence M.
Words by: Selden, Edgar.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro Music Publisher, c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Billy (I always dream of Bill).
First Line: Behold in me a maiden who is feeling sad
Chorus: For when I walk, I always walk with Billy cause Billy knows where to walk
Music by: Kendis & Paley.
Words by: Goodwin, Joe.
P/P/D: New York : Kendis & Paley, c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Bless your ever loving little heart.
First Line: Honey the springtime is coming, flowers will soon be in bloom
Chorus: Lord bless your ever loving little heart, hon', I love you goodness knows
Music by: Marshall, Henry I.
Words by: Murphy, Stanley.
P/P/D: New York, Chicago, Toronto : Chas. K. Harris, c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Bye and bye.
First Line: Dearie, dearie, I am sad and weary
Chorus: Oh, bye and bye, with your lips close to mine
Music by: Daniels, Chas. N.
Words by: Jones, Earle C.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Everybody's doin' it now.
First Line: Honey, honey, can't you hear, funny, funny, music, dear
Chorus: Ev'rybody's doin' it, doin' it, doin' it
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Ted Snyder Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Garland of old fashioned roses.
First Line: Through a sunlit garden with its roses fair
Chorus: A garland of old fashioned roses sweetheart I bring to youa
Music by: Keithley, E. Clinton.
Words by: Musgrove, Chas. H.
P/P/D: Chicago : Forster Music Publisher, c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Gee, I like the music with my meals.
First Line: There's a little restaurant on old Broadway
Chorus: Oh when that orchestra starts in a playing you can see ev'rybody present swinging and swaying
Music by: Ayer, Nat D.
Words by: Brown, Seymour.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick and Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Goodbye old gal.
First Line: Train time is near, I'm leaving dear
Chorus: Goodbye old gal! I'm going away!
Music by: Von Tilzer, Albert.
Words by: Brown, Lew.
P/P/D: New York : The York Music Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: I give you all you ask.
First Line: You say you care not for the world, or if it mock and jeer
Chorus: I give you all you ask, all of my love I give
Music by: Gideon, Melville J.
Words by: Selden, Edgar.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro Music Publisher, c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: I want to be in Dixie [Incomplete].
First Line: I'm very glad I'm very glad because a train I'm takin'
Chorus:
Music by: Berlin & Snyder.
Words by: Berlin & Snyder.
P/P/D: New York : Ted Snyder Co; Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: In the land of harmony. [Incomplete].
First Line: Honey, listen to your angel child, dearie!
Chorus:
Music by: Snyder, Ted.
Words by: Kalmar, Bert.
P/P/D: New York : Ted Snyder Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: In the summertime.
First Line: In the summertime all the world seems so joyful
Chorus: In the summertime with its balmy clime
Music by: Binner, Herbert.
Words by: Little, Geo. A.
P/P/D: Chicago : Betts & Binner, c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Jimmy Valentine.
First Line: When the stars above are blinking, and the house is dark and still
Chorus: Look out, look out, look out for Jimmy Valentine
Music by: Edwards, Gus.
Words by: Madden, Edward.
P/P/D: New York : Gus Edwards Inc., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Letty Lane.
First Line: Time is flying day is dying, Letty Lane
Chorus: Oh! Letty Lane, let me explain
Music by: Morse, Theodore.
Words by: Mahoney, Jack.
P/P/D: New York : Theodore Morse Music Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Mary went 'round and around and around (with a bumpty umpty ay).
First Line: When Mary first went to the seashore, the great Scenic Railway she spied
Chorus: Mary went 'round and around and around, with a bumpty umpty ay!
Music by: Fischer, Fred.
Words by: Bryan, Alfred.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro Music Publisher, c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Meet me tonight mid the roses.
First Line: I wander tonight mid the roses dear, their fragrance perfumes the air
Chorus: Meet me tonight 'mid the roses come while the stars brightly gleam
Music by: Barton, Roy.
Words by: Lewis, Roger.
P/P/D: Chicago : Roger Lewis, c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: The melody of love.
First Line: I know a receipt that never fails to make you young and gay; it banishes all your ills and ails and drives all care away
Chorus:
Music by: Lehar, Franz.
Words by: Smith, Harry B., and Robert B. Smith.
P/P/D: New York : Chappell & Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: My Bill from Louisville.
First Line: You all know my old beau, ev'rybody used to call him Lovey Joe
Chorus: My Bill from Louisville, thinking 'bout him all day long, I can't keep still
Music by: Snyder, Ted.
Words by: Bernard and Weston.
P/P/D: New York : Ted Snyder Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Naughty-naughty-naughty.
First Line: Say Flo, how'd you like to go and see a picture with me?
Chorus: Naughty, naughty, naughty, naughty! Oh you naughty, naughty boy!
Music by: Van Alstyne, Egbert.
Words by: Williams, Harry.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: The Oceana roll.
First Line: Billy McCoy was a musical boy on the cruiser Alabama,
Chorus: Each fish and worm begins to twist and squirm
Music by: Denni, Lucien.
Words by: Lewis, Roger.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick, c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Oh baby mine.
First Line: How'd you like a cosy flat just for two, dear?
Chorus: Oh baby mine! Oh baby mine!
Music by: Boucher, Cecille.
Words by: Gustavus, Walter.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick and Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: One o'clock in the morning I get lonesome.
First Line: Jonesey with a frown, was telling Mister Brown, "Old pal, I'm just sick as I can be
Chorus: One o'clock in the morning I get lonesome, one o'clock in the morning I get blue
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Ted Snyder Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Ragtime violin!
First Line: Mister Brown, Mister Brown, had a violin, went around, all around with his violin
Chorus: Fiddle up, fiddle up, on your violin
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Ted Snyder Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Silver threads among the gold.
First Line:
Chorus:
Music by: Danks, H. P.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Hamilton S. Gordon, c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Somehow I can't forget you.
First Line: I've looked my old love letters thro,' I found a little note from you
Chorus: Somehow I can't forget you, although we're far apart
Music by: Piantadosi, Al.
Words by: McCarthy, Joe.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Take me back to the garden of love.
First Line: Sweet thoughts of first love are filling me, with joy but once we feel
Chorus: Take me back to your garden of love, dear
Music by: Osborne, Nat.
Words by: Goetz, E. Ray.
P/P/D: New York : Ted Snyder Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: That aeroplane rag.
First Line: Now I've been made love to ev'ry way there be
Chorus: Oh you! ooo take me around the moon
Music by: Randall, Berte C.
Words by: Roegge, Fred C.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick and Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: That baboon baby dance.
First Line: Oh, honey won't you listen here?
Chorus: Oh that dance, that baboon baby dance
Music by: Cooper, Joe.
Words by: Oppenheim, Dave.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro Music Publishing Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: That college rag.
First Line: Jump into a Taxi and we'll ride away
Chorus: That college rag why they never let the music drag
Music by: Von Tilzer, Albert.
Words by: Porter, Harry.
P/P/D: New York : The York Music Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: That funny melody.
First Line: Liza Empathica Johnson down at the Emery wheel ball,
Chorus: I can't help gliding and sliding that tune
Music by: Bunner, Herbert.
Words by: Little, Geo. A.
P/P/D: Chicago : Betts & Binner, c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: That haunting melody.
First Line: Tell me, have you ever heard this melody? Hum. ..
Chorus: Hum... Where have I heard that melody? It seems so familiar to me
Music by: Cohan, Geo. M.
Words by: Cohan, Geo. M.
P/P/D: New York : Jerome & Schwartz Publishing Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: That mysterious rag.
First Line: Did you hear it? were you near it?
Chorus: That... mysterious rag, while awake or while you're a slumbering
Music by: Berlin & Snyder.
Words by: Berlin & Snyder.
P/P/D: New York : Ted Snyder Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: There's a mother old and gray who needs me now.
First Line: As the golden sunbeams shone in all their glory
Chorus: There's a mother old and gray who needs me now
Music by: Diamond, Geo. H.
Words by: Diamond, Geo. H.
P/P/D: Chicago and New York : Harold Rossiter Music Company, c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: They always pick on me.
First Line: When I was born my Pa and Ma they looked at me and said oh pshaw
Chorus: They always pick on me they never, never let me be
Music by: Von Tilzer, Harry.
Words by: Murphy, Stanley.
P/P/D: New York, Chicago, Frisco, Sidney and London : Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: They're all good American names [Incomplete].
First Line: I love my dear old Yankee land, the land where hearts are free;
Chorus: Brady and O'Toole, Dooin and McCool, McInerny
Music by: Schwartz, Jean.
Words by: Jerome, William.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Till the sands of the desert grow cold.
First Line: The hot winds that come to thee, O'er desert sands all go for me
Chorus: Till the sands of the desert grow cold, and their infinite numbers are told
Music by: Ball, Ernest R.
Words by: Graff, Geo., Jr.
P/P/D: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, London and Paris : M. Witmark & Sons, c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: What the engine done.
First Line: Listen! let me tell you what the engine done, she left New Orleans about a quarter to one,
Chorus:
Music by: Copeland, Les C.
Words by: Copeland, Les C.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: When I was twenty-one and you were sweet sixteen.
First Line: Old Hiram and Malinda awoke one sunny morn
Chorus: Put on your gingham gown, dear, come on to town with me
Music by: Van Alstyne, Egbert.
Words by: Williams, Harry.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: When Ragtime Rosie ragged the rosary.
First Line: Old Parson Lee of Tennessee, in accents loud and clear
Chorus: When Ragtime Rosey ragged the rosary
Music by: Muir, Lewis F.
Words by: Leslie, Edgar.
P/P/D: New York : F. A. Mills, c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: When the dew is on the rose.
First Line: Will you come with me, dear, where flowers grow?
Chorus: When the dew is on the rose, and the world is all repose
Music by: Owen, Anita.
Words by: Owen, Anita.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: When you're away.
First Line: Dearest one, I've just begun to write and let you know how I have missed you
Chorus: When you're away, I feel so lonely, when you're away, I feel so blue
Music by: Grant, Bert.
Words by: Brown, Seymour, and Joe Young.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Winter moon.
First Line: When the moon is shining bright, when the lovers spoon at night
Chorus: Oh Mister winter moon we like to see your light
Music by: Allen, Frank.
Words by: Thompson, W. Amos.
P/P/D: Detroit and New York : Jerome H. Remick & Co, c1911.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: At the Yiddisher ball.
First Line: In our neighborhood we have, what you call, once a year a sociable ball
Chorus: At the ball, at the ball, at the yiddisher ball, there'll be only class, or there'll be nothing at all
Music by: Piani, Harry.
Words by: McCarthy, Joe.
P/P/D: New York, London and Toronto : Leo Feist, c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Come love in the moonlight.
First Line: Come love, the hushed world is flooded with moonlight
Chorus: Come to me love in the moonlight Come hold my hand in the dreamlight
Music by: Gilbert, Halpin O'Reilly.
Words by: Gilbert, Halpin O'Reilly.
P/P/D: Chicago; Sydney : Will Rossiter; Albert & Son, c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Dublin Bay.
First Line: Does any one know any one named Dooley? (Miss Dooley)
Chorus: From Dublin Bay, dear Dublin Bay, she sailed away one dreary day
Music by: Le Boy, Grace.
Words by: Kahn, Gus.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick, c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Dusty rag [Incomplete].
First Line: Way down in Tennessee happy as he can be
Chorus:
Music by: Aufderheide, May.
Words by: Callahan, J. Will.
P/P/D: Indianapolis and Chicago : J. H. Aufderheide & Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Everybody loves a chicken.
First Line: Two college boys from dear old Yale blew into New York town
Chorus: Ev'rybody loves a chicken Ev'rybody wants a girl that's cute and neat
Music by: Jones, Bobby.
Words by: Jones, Bobby.
P/P/D: New York : T. B. Harms and Francis, Day, & Hunter, c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Everybody twostep.
First Line: Oh, my dear, don't you hear the latest music hit?
Chorus: Everybody two-step and grab a girlie-girl
Music by: Herzer, Wallie.
Words by: Jones, Earl C.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Forget me not.
First Line: Since fate decrees, beloved, that we must part
Chorus: Promise never to forget me
Music by: Aeko, W. A.
Words by: Denvir, Arthur.
P/P/D: New York : John Franklin Music Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: The ghost of the violin.
First Line: In a quaint old antique store, for a thousand years or more
Chorus: The ghost of the violin, the ghost played the violin
Music by: Snyder, Ted.
Words by: Kalmer, Bert.
P/P/D: New York : Ted Snyder Co.; Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Good night nurse.
First Line: Now Sam McKee was sick and he was taken to a hospital
Chorus: Goodnight, nurse! tell the doctor I'm no better
Music by: Walker, W. Raymond.
Words by: Gray, Thomas J.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Granada waltzes.
First Line:
Chorus:
Music by: Van Loan, Samuel D.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Globe Music Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: How can you forget?
First Line: Can it be that you forget? Dead to you the past?
Chorus: Can you forget those sweet days of yore?
Music by: Owen, Anita.
Words by: Owen, Anita.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick and Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: I always knew the girl I'd love, would be a girl like you.
First Line: You ash me, dear, am I sincere, when I say, "I love you."
Chorus: I always knew the girl I'd love, would be a girl like you
Music by: Christie, George.
Words by: Walsh, J. Brandon.
P/P/D: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, London, Paris and Melbourne : M. Witmark & Sons, c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: I want to be in Dixie.
First Line: I'm very glad I'm very glad because a train I'm takin'
Chorus: I want to be I want to be I want to be down home in Dixie
Music by: Berlin & Snyder.
Words by: Berlin & Snyder.
P/P/D: New York : Ted Snyder Co; Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: In the cool of the evening when de lovin' am good.
First Line: Honey, I'm awaitin', waitin' here for you
Chorus: In the cool of de evening when de lovin' am good
Music by: Stamper, David.
Words by: Buck, Gene.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Isabel.
First Line: There's something lies deep in my heart, Isabel
Chorus: Isabel, when far away, dear Isabel
Music by: Penn, Arthur A.
Words by: Dewey, E. Duane.
P/P/D: Syracuse : E. Duane Dewey, c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Last night was the end of the world.
First Line: We were alone in the moonlight, there in the shadow below
Chorus: Last night the stars were all aglow, last night I loved, I loved you so;
Music by: Von Tilzer, Harry.
Words by: Sterling, Andrew B.
P/P/D: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Sydney and London : Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Melancholy [Incomplete].
First Line: Come, sweetheart mine, don't sit and pine,
Chorus:
Music by: Burnett, Ernie.
Words by: Norton, Geo. A.
P/P/D: Memphis, Omaha, New York, Denver : Theron C. Bennett Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Mister moving picture man.
First Line: Oh, Mister moving picture man, I came to see your show
Chorus: Mister moving picture man, I've heard about your great big plan
Music by: Shannon, J. R.
Words by: Moriarity, Geo. J.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Mr. Ragtime Whippoorwill.
First Line: Look! there's a bird out on the front sill
Chorus: Mister ragtime whippoorwill singing on my wihindow
Music by: Sievers, Lou.
Words by: Downs, Wm. A.
P/P/D: Chicago : Harold Rossiter Music Company, c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: My little Nell.
First Line: Just a year ago today, little Nell she passed away
Chorus: Come back to me, my little Nell, come back my little Nell, to me
Music by: Penn, Arthur A.
Words by: Dewey, E. Duane.
P/P/D: Syracuse : E. Duane Dewey, c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: My man.
First Line: How dedo! how dedo! No, it's not you, it's not you, it's not you, it's not you!
Chorus: 'Cause you talk like my man, and you walk like my man,
Music by: Conrad and Whidden.
Words by: Young, Joe.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Oh! You circus day.
First Line: Oh my little Honey pin a rose on me
Chorus: On circus day just to see that mule dressed up in pants
Music by: Lessing, Edith Maida, and Jimmie V. Monaco.
Words by: Lessing, Edith Maida, and Jimmie V. Monaco.
P/P/D: Chicago : Will Rossiter, c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Polly got a cracker.
First Line: When I started out in life, I surely thought I's some
Chorus: Polly wants a cracker, Polly wants a cracker
Music by: Gorbet, Z. F.
Words by: Gorbet, Z. F.
P/P/D: New Castle : Gorbet Bros., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: The razzle dazzle glide.
First Line: Way down on the seashore where the breakers roll
Chorus: That Razzle Dazzle Glide, my honey, is some dance
Music by: Leopold, J. Walter.
Words by: Leopold, J. Walter.
P/P/D: Chicago : Thompson & Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Row, row, row.
First Line: Young Jimmie Jones he had a cute little boat
Chorus: And then he'd row, row, row, way up the river he would row, row, row
Music by: Monaco, Jimmie V.
Words by: Jerome, William.
P/P/D: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Sydney and London : Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Society bear.
First Line: Millionaires, so the papers tell, learned a dance that we all know well
Chorus: Doing that society bear. Hetty Green and Rockefeller threw their shoulders up in the air
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Ted Snyder Co; Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Something tells me you're the girl.
First Line: If I were born without a heart I would not care for you
Chorus: Something tells me you're the girlie; Something whispers night and day
Music by: Shannon, J. R.
Words by: Moriarty, George J.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: The sweetheart of Sigma Chi.
First Line: When the world goes wrong as it's bound to do, and you've broken Dan Cupid's bow
Chorus:
Music by: Vernor, F. Dudleigh.
Words by: Stokes, Byron D.
P/P/D: Albion, Michigan : Richard E. Vernor Publishing Company, c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Take a little tip from father [Incomplete].
First Line: Old man Wilson had quite a family, Seven grown up boys
Chorus:
Music by: Berlin & Snyder.
Words by: Berlin & Snyder.
P/P/D: New York : Ted Snyder Co; Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Take me back to Yankee land.
First Line: An American heiress like many do, craved for a foreign Count.
Chorus: Take me back to Yankee land, back to the home of the brave
Music by: Burtch, Roy L.
Words by: Ream, A. L.
P/P/D: Indianapolis : Wulschner-Stewart Music Company, c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: That fire rag.
First Line: There is a rag that is called, the very jolliest of them all;
Chorus: Oh, oh, that fire rag, you can tell it by the drag
Music by: Jerreld, Charles J. W.
Words by: Witol, Wm.
P/P/D: Washington : H. Kirkus Dugdale Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: That mellow melody.
First Line: Do I hear somebody sigh? Do I hear somebody cry?
Chorus: Oh, that mellow melody, sends a chill, sends a thrill down your spine
Music by: Meyer, George W.
Words by: Lewis, Sam M.
P/P/D: New York : Geo. W. Meyer Music Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: That old girl of mine [Incomplete].
First Line: The twilight shades are falling, the sun has gine to rest.
Chorus: In your eyes the light of love was softly beaming
Music by: Van Alstyne, Egbert.
Words by: Jones, Earle C.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: That's how I need you.
First Line: Sometimes when someone needs something, something to make someone glad
Chorus: Like the roses need their fragrance, like a sweetheart needs a kiss
Music by: Piantadosi, Al.
Words by: Goodwin, Joe, and Joe McCarthy.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: They gotta quit kickin' my dawg aroun'.
First Line: Wunst me 'n Lem Briggs 'n ol' Bill Brown tuk a load of cawn to town
Chorus: Every time I come to town, the boys keep kickin' my dawg aroun'
Music by: Perkins, Cy.
Words by: Oungst, Webb M.
P/P/D: St. Louis : Stark Music Co, c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Those ragtime melodies.
First Line: You have heard most of the songs of late, everyone likes something up to date
Chorus: Oh, oh, those ragtime melodies! Oh, oh, those ragtime melodies!
Music by: Hodgkins, Gene.
Words by: Hodgkins, Gene.
P/P/D: New York : Jos. W. Stern & Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Thou art so dear to me.
First Line: Thou art so dear to me, 'tis with thine eyes I see,
Chorus:
Music by: Spencer, Herbert.
Words by: Gardner, Wm. H.
P/P/D: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, London, Paris and Melbourne : M. Witmark & Sons, c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: When I get you alone to-night.
First Line: Willie, Willie, Willie was so bashful, he was silly, ev'ry girl made him feel shy
Chorus: When I get you alone to night, when I get you alone to night
Music by: Fischer, Fred.
Words by: McCarthy, Joe, and Joe Goodwin.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: When I lost you.
First Line: The roses each one, met with the sun, sweetheart, when I met you
Chorus: I lost the sunshine and roses, I lost the heavens of blue
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: When I met you at the fair in Tipperary.
First Line: A quaint old fashioned couple, on St. Patrick's morn,
Chorus: When you wore a wreath of posies, and a little bow of green,
Music by: McKenna, Wm. J.
Words by: Murphy, Stanley.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: When that midnight choo-choo leaves for Alabam'.
First Line: I've had a mighty busy day, i've had to pack my things away
Chorus: When that midnight choo choo leaves for Alabam', I'll be right there
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Ted Snyder Co; Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: When the twilight comes to kiss the rose "good night!"
First Line: Near a rose bush down in 'Dixie I am dreaming
Chorus:
Music by: Petrie, Henry W.
Words by: Roden, Robert F.
P/P/D: New York : F. B. Haviland Pub. Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Why did you make me care?
First Line: You say that you must leave me, that you and I must part
Chorus: Why did you make me care, why bring me dreams so rare
Music by: Solman, Alfred.
Words by: Maguire, Sylvester.
P/P/D: New York : Joe Morris Music Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: You're such a lonesome moon tonight.
First Line: Last night when all the drowsy world lay dreaming in the silver light;
Chorus: You're such a lonesome moon tonight, somehow you make me blue
Music by: Gilbert, Jean.
Words by: Hough, Will M.
P/P/D: New York : T. B. Harms Company; Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1912.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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____________________ 1913____________________

Title: All aboard for Dixie land.
First Line: My baggage is waitin', my heart syncopatin', Now I hope there'll be no hesitatin'
Chorus: Dixie! All aboard the boat for Dixie
Music by: Cobb, George L.
Words by: Yellen, Jack.
P/P/D: New York : J. Fred Helf, c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: The curse of an aching heart.
First Line: You made me think you cared for me, and I believe in you
Chorus: You made me what I am today, I hope you're satisfied
Music by: Piantadosi, Al.
Words by: Fink, Henry.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Do you take this woman for your lawful wife? I do, I do.
First Line: The wedding bells were ringing in the church across the way
Chorus: Do you take this woman for your lawful wife, I do, I do
Music by: Von Tilzer, Harry.
Words by: Sterling, Andrew B.
P/P/D: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Sydney and London : Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co., c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: The girl from Illinois.
First Line: To all the schools of our great land, to college and varsity,
Chorus: She's the girl from Illinois, she loves the orange and the blue
Music by: Guy, Ruth C.
Words by: Guy, Ruth C.
P/P/D: Champaign : The U. of I. Supply Store, c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Good-bye summer! So long fall! Hello wintertime!
First Line: Summer came in all its splendor, sweethearts whispered love words tender
Chorus: Good-bye summer; so long fall; hello winter time
Music by: Wenrich, Percy.
Words by: Mahoney, Jack.
P/P/D: New York : The Wenrich-Howard Company, c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Happy little country girl.
First Line: I know a girl, sweet little pearl, doesn't know a thing about the city whirl
Chorus: Happy, happy, happy little country girl, much too good for any duke or earl
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: He'd have to get under -- get out and get under (to fix up his automobile).
First Line: Johnny O'Connor bought an automobile, he took his sweetheart for a ride one Sunday
Chorus: He'd have to get under, get out and get under to fix his little machine
Music by: Abrahams, Maurice.
Words by: Clarke, Grant, and Edgar Leslie.
P/P/D: New York : Maurice Abrahams Music Co., c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: I'm afraid I'm beginning to love you.
First Line: Maybe, it was in your eyes, maybe, it was in your sighs,
Chorus: I'm afraid, I'm afraid, I'm afraid I'm beginning to love you
Music by: Goodwin, Joe, and Lew Brown.
Words by: Goodwin, Joe, and Lew Brown.
P/P/D: New York : Leo Feist, Inc, c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: I'm going back to Carolina.
First Line: Don't ask me why I'm leaving, you see that I'm nor grieving,
Chorus: I'm going back to Carolina, that's where I belong,
Music by: Downs, Billy and Erdman, Ernie.
Words by: Downs, Billy and Erdman, Ernie.
P/P/D: Chicago and New York : Harold Rossiter Music Company, c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: I'm on my way to Mandalay.
First Line: One I love, far away, far away, far away, land of love, Mandalay, Mandalay, Mandalay
Chorus: I'm on my way to Mandalay, beneath the shelt'ring palms I want to stray
Music by: Fischer, Fred.
Words by: Bryan, Alfred.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: In the candlelight.
First Line: Come where the lights are gleaming, come where the flowers are dreaming, dearie, hear me, under your balcony
Chorus: In the candlelight, in the candlelight, when your love is true and your heart is true
Music by: Brown, Fleta Jan.
Words by: Brown, Fleta Jan.
P/P/D: New York : M. Witmark & Sons, c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: The international rag.
First Line: What did you do America they're after you America
Chorus: London dropped it's dignity so has France and Germany
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Isle d'amour.
First Line: I know an island, my dear, an island to where lovers steer, there is no chart, only your heart to guide you to its shore so near
Chorus:
Music by: Edwards, Leo.
Words by: Carroll, Earl.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Kiss me good-night!
First Line: By an open window sat Harry and Flo, all alone, nobody home
Chorus: Kiss me goodnight, you better kiss me good-night, hon, hon, hon, hon, better hurry, Papa's home
Music by: Goodwin, Joe, and Lew Brown.
Words by: Goodwin, Joe, and Lew Brown.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Lonesome baby (I'm coming back to you).
First Line: Oh, oh, I've read your loving letter
Chorus: Lonesome baby, with your lonesome baby stare,
Music by: Ayer, Nat. D.
Words by: Goodwin, Joe, and Lew Brown.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Oh! How she dances! (she's from my home town).
First Line: A fakir man once stood outside of a big side show and loudly cried:
Chorus: Oh, how she dances, Oh, how she dances!
Music by: Redman, E.
Words by: Lewis, Roger.
P/P/D: Chicago; Sydney : Will Rossiter; Albert & Son, c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: The old maids ball.
First Line: Talk about your funny masquerades, talk about your funny looking braids
Chorus: There were old maids short and tall, dancing 'round the hall,
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Peg o' my heart.
First Line: Oh! my heart's in a whirl, over one little girl,
Chorus: Peg o' my heart, I love you, we'll never part,
Music by: Fisher, Fred.
Words by: Bryan, Alfred.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Sailing down the Chesapeake Bay.
First Line: 'Round the bend I see the steamer comin', dear,
Chorus: Come on, Nancy, put your best dress on, Come on, Nancy 'fore the steamboat's gone
Music by: Botsford, George.
Words by: Havez, Jean C.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: That baseball rag.
First Line: Oh Mister Fan oh Mister Fan let's be on our way
Chorus: Oh Oh That Glidin' Baseball Rag
Music by: Jones, Clarence.
Words by: Wolff, Dave.
P/P/D: Chicago and New York : Harold Rossiter Music Co., c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: There's a girl in the heart of Maryland (with a heart that belongs to me).
First Line: In a quaint old fashioned garden, in a quaint old fashioned town,
Chorus: There's a girl in the heart of Maryland, with a heart that belongs to me
Music by: Carroll, Harry.
Words by: MacDonald, Ballard.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: To have, to hold, to love.
First Line: There comes a vision fair to me, awake, asleep, alone
Chorus: To have, to hold, to love you forever and a day
Music by: MacBoyle, Darl.
Words by: Ball, Ernest R.
P/P/D: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, London, Paris and Melbourne : M. Witmark & Sons, c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: The trail of the lonesome pine.
First Line: On a mountain in Virginia stands a lonesome pine
Chorus: In the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, on the the trail of the lonesome pine
Music by: Carroll, Harry.
Words by: MacDonald, Ballard.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro-Bernstein & Co., c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: When the whole world has gone back on you (come to me).
First Line: Now my fool's dream is past since you've told me at last, that your love can no longer be true
Chorus: When the whole world has gone back on you, come to me
Music by: Edwards, Gus.
Words by: Madden, Edward.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Where did you get that girl?
First Line: Lonesome Johnnie Warner, sitting in a corner of a sweel cafe
Chorus: Where did you get that girl? oh! you lucky devil
Music by: Puck, Harry.
Words by: Kalmar, Bert.
P/P/D: New York : Kalmar & Puck Music Co., c1913.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: At the Mississippi cabaret [Incomplete].
First Line: I came to town just to take in the sights,
Chorus: the levee, with the new dances a chance they're talking, you'll have to laugh
Music by: Gumble, Albert.
Words by: Brown, A. Seymour.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co, c1914.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Back back back to Indiana.
First Line: Oh! Don't you hear that whistle blowing!
Chorus: Back, back, back to Indiana! Where the Wabash flows, to my Hoosier Rose
Music by: Van Alstyne, Egbert.
Words by: Kahn, Gus.
P/P/D: New York : Jerome H. Remick, c1914.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Ballin' the jack.
First Line:
Chorus:
Music by: Smith, Chris, and James Reese Europe.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Jos. W. Stern & Co., c1914.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: California and you.
First Line: Oh! You old Pacific coast, oh! you land I love the most
Chorus: Don't you remember California in September?
Music by: Puck, Harry.
Words by: Leslie, Edgar.
P/P/D: New York : Kalmar & Puck Co. Inc., c1914.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Down at the barbecue.
First Line: Toot, toot, toot, hear that whistle screeching, toot, toot, toot, hear the Preacher preaching
Chorus: Down at the barbecue, down at the barbecue
Music by: Erdman, Ernie, and Roger Lewis.
Words by: Erdman, Ernie, and Roger Lewis.
P/P/D: Chicago : Will Rossiter, c1914.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: The good ship Mary Ann.
First Line: There's a tiny black speck 'way out on the sea,
Chorus: It's the good ship Mary Ann bringing back my lovin' man
Music by: Le Boy, Grace.
Words by: Kahn, Gus.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1914.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Hello Hawaii how are you? [cover only].
First Line:
Chorus:
Music by: Schwartz, Jean.
Words by: Leslie, Edgar, and Bert Kalmar.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., ca. 1914.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: I can't stop loving you now.
First Line: You've done it, you've done it, you made me love you
Chorus: I can't, no I can't stop loving you now,
Music by: Snyder, Ted.
Words by: Kalmar, Bert, and Edgar Leslie.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1914.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: I had a gal, I had a pal (he stole my gal away).
First Line: So hard to tell who your friends are, one thing I know, there are few
Chorus: I had a gal, I had a pal, he had to steal my gal away
Music by: Muir, Lewis F.
Words by: Gilbert, L. Wolfe.
P/P/D: Broadway : F. A. Mills, c1914.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: I'm gone, good-bye.
First Line: Ah works out at de Rollin' mill
Chorus: "Dis town's too slow, paydays too far apart I'm gone; Good-bye."
Music by: Scott, Genevieve.
Words by: Smith, Grace Gertrude.
P/P/D: Washington : H. Kirkus Dugdale Co., c1914.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Laddie.
First Line: Deep in the heart of the woodland sat a little girl one day
Chorus: Laddie you're the only one who loves me Laddie you're the only one who cares
Music by: Moore, Luella Lockwood.
Words by: Lawton, J. Fred.
P/P/D: St. Louis : Buck & Lowney, c1914.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Let by-gones be by-gones (and let us be sweethearts again).
First Line: To err is but human, forgiveness divine
Chorus: Let by-gones be by-gones and let us be sweethearts again
Music by: Grant, Bert.
Words by: Williams, Harry, and Joe Young.
P/P/D: New York : Harry Williams Music Co., c1914.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Love's own sweet song.
First Line: In the toils of love I'm caught,
Chorus: Oh let us come and dance with joy
Music by: Kalman, Emmerich.
Words by: Cushing, C. C. S, and E. P. Heath.
P/P/D: New York, Chicago and London : Jos. W. Stern & Co., c1914.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Piping rock.
First Line:
Chorus:
Music by: Smith, Chris.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : F. B. Haviland Pub. Co. Inc., c1914.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Put it on, take it off.
First Line: In the state of Alabam there lived a clothing man named Sam
Chorus: Put it on, take it off, wrap it up, take it home call again
Music by: Leslie, Edgar, and Joe Young.
Words by: Leslie, Edgar, and Joe Young.
P/P/D: New York : Kalmar & Puck Music Co. Inc., c1914.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Rebecca of Sunny-brook Farm.
First Line: There's a farm upon a hill, down in Maine, and there a little girl waits for me
Chorus: Where the honey suckle vine twines itself around the door
Music by: Gumble, Albert.
Words by: Brown, A. Seymour.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1914.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Sweetheart of my dreams.
First Line: When a girl you love is far away and her heart to you is true,
Chorus: Dreams, dreams of you sweet heart, dreams dreams of thee
Music by: Schaefer, Harry P.
Words by: Schaefer, Harry P.
P/P/D: Lake Charles, La. : The Regent Music Publishing Co., c1914.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: We take out hats off to you, Mr. Wilson!
First Line: You're one of Uncle Sammy's boys,
Chorus: We take out hats off to you, Mister Wilson
Music by: Merill, Blanche.
Words by: Merill, Blanche.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, c1914.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: When I was a dreamer (and you were my dream).
First Line: I wander tonight where the moon softly beams
Chorus: When I was a dreamer and you were my dream, we lived in a palace of gold
Music by: Van Alstyne, Egbert.
Words by: Lewis, Roger, and Geo. A. Little.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1914.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: When you wore a tulip and I wore a big red rose.
First Line: I met you in a garden in an old Kentucky town, the sun was shining down, you wore a gingham gown
Chorus: When you wore a tulip, a sweet yellow tulip, and I wore a big red rose
Music by: Wenrich, Percy.
Words by: Mahoney, Jack.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1914.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Whippoorwill.
First Line: Why are you silent, dearie? Whippoorwill, why so still?
Chorus: Sing a lullaby, breezes breathe a sigh
Music by: Denni, Lucien.
Words by: Meredith, Gwen.
P/P/D: St. Louis : Buck & Lowney, c1914.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: You and I.
First Line: Wait just a while and dream with me,
Chorus: Ev'ry ripple of the brook sings you and I
Music by: Bloodgood, Linda.
Words by: O'Hara, Fiske.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, c1914.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: You won my heart.
First Line: Honey, honey, listen to my plea I fear there's something wrong with me
Chorus: You won my heart right from the start
Music by: Strasser, Fred.
Words by: Hibbeler, Ray.
P/P/D: Chicago and New York : Harold Rossiter Music Co., c1914.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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____________________ 1915____________________

Title: The bride and the groom.
First Line: A bride and a groom were married at noon and started away on their honeymoon
Chorus:
Music by: Lange, Arthur.
Words by: Branen, Jeff.
P/P/D: New York : Jeff Branen, c1915.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Don't bite the hand that's feeding you.
First Line: Last night, as I lay asleeping,
Chorus: "If you don't like your Uncle Sammy, then go back to your home o'er the sea.."
Music by: Morgan, Jimmie.
Words by: Hoier, Thomas.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, c1915.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: The dream that gave you back to me [Incomplete].
First Line: Far, far away, dear, among the years,
Chorus: So real they seem; my heart forgets its pain
Music by: Mueller, Iva Moore.
Words by: Mueller, Iva Moore.
P/P/D: Indianapolis : Frank C. Huston, c1915.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Everybody's happy when the goose hangs high.
First Line: Rufus Rastus was a hungry coon who liked his chicken pie
Chorus: Everybody's happy when the goose hangs high,
Music by: Threlkeld, Erle.
Words by: Threlkeld, Erle.
P/P/D: Charleston, IL : Erle and Leo Publishing Co., c1915.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Honey-moon bells.
First Line: Honey, dear, can't you hear, Can't you hear, the joy bells ring, very clear, very clear?
Chorus: Joy bells! Sweet girl and boy bells!
Music by: Botsford, George.
Words by: Havez, Jean C.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1915.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: If you've got a little bit hang on to it, it's hard to get a little bit more.
First Line: There's an old old saying ev'ry little bit helps just the same as two and two makes four
Chorus: If you've got a little bit hang on to it its hard to get a little bit more
Music by: Olman, Abe.
Words by: Rose, Ed.
P/P/D: Chicago : La Salle Music Publishers, c1915.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Just like a mother.
First Line: Bidding farewell to her boy one day, just break of dawn
Chorus: Just like a mother will always do living and loving for me and for you
Music by: Petrie, H. W.
Words by: Callahan, J. Will.
P/P/D: Indianapolis : Seidel Music Publishing Co., c1915.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Keep the home-fires burning (till the boys come home).
First Line: They were summoned from the hillside, they were called in from the glen
Chorus: Keep the home-fires burning, while your hearts are yearning
Music by: Novello, Ivor.
Words by: Ford, Lena Guilbert.
P/P/D: New York : Chappell & Co., c1915.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Kiss me again.
First Line: Ah! dear one! How often I think of the past!
Chorus:
Music by: Herbert, Victor.
Words by: Blossom, Henry.
P/P/D: New York, Chicago and London : M. Witmark & Sons, c1915.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: On the old Ambraw.
First Line: Do you remember those nights in June
Chorus: Summer night, bright moonlight, on the old Ambraw
Music by: Threlkeld, Erle.
Words by: Threlkeld, Erle.
P/P/D: Charleston, IL : Erle and Leo Publishing Co., c1915.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Rackety coo!
First Line: Just beneath the eaves, 'midst ivy leaves, a little pigeon dwells
Chorus: Ev'ry night I hear her sing "Tweet, tweet!" this little pigeon true
Music by: Friml, Rudolf.
Words by: Hauerbach, Otto.
P/P/D: New York, London; Boston : G. Schirmer; The Boston Music Co., c1915.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Since I lost you, mother o'mine.
First Line: Deep in the valley of sorrow, I walk alone today
Chorus: Since I lost you Mother O'Mine, all alone just for you, dear I pine
Music by: Hughes, Jos H., and Harry Richardson.
Words by: Hughes, Jos H., and Harry Richardson.
P/P/D: Saginaw, Mi. : Jos H. Hughes, c1915.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Someone remembers though the world forgets.
First Line: The day you came into my life, the world seemed fair to me
Chorus: Don't change the sunshine to shadows, love me each day the same
Music by: Van Lynden, Clair.
Words by: Maquire, Sylvester.
P/P/D: New York, San Francisco and St. Louis : Buck and Lowney, c1915.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Somewhere-sometime.
First Line: Somewhere in the world there is a mate for whom we sigh,
Chorus: Somewhere, somewhere, the happy time will be,
Music by: Friedman, Leo.
Words by: Smith, Jack.
P/P/D: Chicago : Jackson-Smith Music Co., c1915.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: A song of the gale.
First Line: Oh Mariner, I beg take heed a cloud appears in yonder sky
Chorus: The rippling sea has lost it's hue
Music by: Hayden-Clarendon, J.
Words by: Hayden-Clarendon, J.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1915.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: The sweetest girl in Monterey.
First Line: Monterey, Monterey, where the roses are always in bloom
Chorus: She's the sweetest girl in Monterey, she's waiting there for me
Music by: Paley, Herman.
Words by: Bryan, Alfred.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1915.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: That's the song of songs for me.
First Line: It's a long way back to my mother's knee, but I wish that I was there,
Chorus: It's a song that I heard in my childhood, a song that I cannot forget,
Music by: Osborne, Nat.
Words by: Goodwin, Joe.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., c1915.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: There's a broken heart for every light on Broadway.
First Line: Oh, let me live on Broadway where the lights are all aglow, where everyone seems happy in the crowds that come and go
Chorus: There's a broken heart for every light on Broadway, a million tears for every gleam, they say
Music by: Fischer, Fred.
Words by: Johnson, Howard.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1915.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: There's a long, long trail.
First Line: Nights are growing very lonely, days are very long
Chorus: There's a long, long trail a-winding into the land of my dreams
Music by: Elliot, Zo.
Words by: King, Stoddard.
P/P/D: S.l. : M. Witmark & Sons, c1915.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: To Lou.
First Line: The time has come to say goodbye to you; I'm goin' to turn my thoughts from you to Lou
Chorus: To Lou I gave my heart to my lady Lou to live on just a little love, a little bit of love; to Lou I owe a lot to
Music by: Lange, Arthur.
Words by: Branen, Jeff.
P/P/D: New York : The Joe Morris Music Co., c1915.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Underneath the stars.
First Line: Thro' the orange grove the stars are gleaming, to the river nightingales are calling
Chorus: Jack-o' lantern in the lilac tree dances
Music by: Spencer, Herbert.
Words by: Brown, Fleta Jean.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1915.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: We'll have a jubilee in my old Kentucky home.
First Line: I've lost my appetite, Can't sleep a wink at night
Chorus: I've got a sneaky feeling 'round my heart that I want to settle down
Music by: Donaldson, Walter.
Words by: Goetz, Coleman.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1915.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: When old Bill Bailey plays the ukalele.
First Line: In Honolulu town a man known miles around has turned things upside down
Chorus: When old Bill Bailey plays the ukalele down in Honolulu they do the "Hula Hula"
Music by: McCarron, Chas., and Nat. Vincent.
Words by: McCarron, Chas., and Nat. Vincent.
P/P/D: New York : Broadway Music Corp., c1915.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Back to Alabama in the spring.
First Line: Cotton picking time, haven't got a dime, I reckon I must go
Chorus: I left my Daddy and Mammy when I ran away from Alabammy
Music by: Palmer, Al. J., and Lew Denney.
Words by: Palmer, Al. J., and Lew Denney.
P/P/D: Chicago : Will Rossiter, c1916.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Do what your mother did (I'll do the same as your dad).
First Line: Come on, Mary, what do you say, Come on, Mary, this is the day
Chorus: Come on and do, do, do, what your mother did
Music by: Von Tilzer, Albert.
Words by: Dillon, Will.
P/P/D: New York : Broadway Music Corp., c1916.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Don't leave me, daddy.
First Line: I've been a thinking about you, daddy, thinking of you night and day
Chorus: Don't leave me daddy! Won't you tell me why you're leaving?
Music by: Verges, Jos. M.
Words by: Verges, Jos. M.
P/P/D: New Orleans : Triangle Music Publishing Co., c1916.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Down Honolulu way.
First Line: I can see two eyes wherein the lovelight gleams
Chorus: Come where the moon is always shining, down Honolulu way.
Music by: Burtnett, Earl, and Jos A. Burke.
Words by: Dempsey, J. E.
P/P/D: London; New York : Francis, Day & Hunter; Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1916.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Good-bye, good luck, God bless you.
First Line: It's hard to part when heart to heart we've lived and loved and dreamed
Chorus: Goodbye, good luck, God bless you, is all that I can say, but when you leave, my heart will grieve forever and a day
Music by: Ball, Ernest R.
Words by: Brennan, J. Keirn.
P/P/D: New York : M. Witmark & Sons, c1916.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: The Honolulu hicki boola boo.
First Line: It's goin' to get you, It's goin' to get you, The Honolulu Hicki-Boola-Boo
Chorus: Step up forward, then retreat, keep your fingers going while you move your feet
Music by: Von Tilzer, Albert.
Words by: McCarron, Chas., and Lew Brown.
P/P/D: New York : Broadway Music Corp., c1916.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: I know I got more than my share.
First Line: To ev'ryone beneath the sun, God sends his blessings down, like dew they fall upon us all, in ev'ry home they're found
Chorus: God gives the wise men their wisdom, sends all the poets their dreams
Music by: Clarke, Grant, and Howard Johnson.
Words by: Clarke, Grant, and Howard Johnson.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1916.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: In the sweet long ago.
First Line: I'm getting tired of our up-to-date ways up-to-date plays, we see now a-days
Chorus: Can't you bring back the olden love-days, the golden love-days of long ago
Music by: Heath, Bobby, Arthur Lange, and Alfred Solman.
Words by: Heath, Bobby, Arthur Lange, and Alfred Solman.
P/P/D: New York : The Joe Morris Music Co., c1916.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Ireland, I'm for you.
First Line: There's a land you hear about in story verse and song
Chorus: So, Ireland, I'm for you Ireland old Erin's Isleland across the sea
Music by: Byers, Hale, Hi Wilson, and Irving Newhoff.
Words by: Byers, Hale, Hi Wilson, and Irving Newhoff.
P/P/D: Kansas City, Mo. : Newhoff, Byers & Wilson, c1916.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: It's lovin' time.
First Line: I've tried this summer love in June
Chorus: This sure is lovin' time a turtle dovin' time
Music by: Byers, Hale, Hi Wilson, and Irving Newhoff.
Words by: Byers, Hale, Hi Wilson, and Irving Newhoff.
P/P/D: Kansas City : Newhoff, Byers & Wilson, c1916.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Joy man blues.
First Line: Tuesday when I woke I felt so awful blue
Chorus: Don't you miss your Joy Man Baby? Don't you miss your Joy Man Baby?
Music by: Middleton, Scott and Billy Smythe.
Words by: Middleton, Scott and Billy Smythe.
P/P/D: Louisville : Billy Smythe Music Co., c1916.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: My Hawaiian sunshine.
First Line: If you've never been there, it's beyond your understanding
Chorus: Hawaiian sunshine I claim that you're mine
Music by: Gilbert, L. Wolfe, and Carey Morgan.
Words by: Gilbert, L. Wolfe, and Carey Morgan.
P/P/D: New York, Chicago and London : Jos. W. Stern & Co., c1916.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: My Honolulu ukulele baby.
First Line: Down in Honolulu in the land of paradise
Chorus: She's my ukulele baby, she's the pride of dear Hawaii
Music by: Kailimai, Henry.
Words by: Johnson, Gerald N.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1916.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: My Indiana Home.
First Line: I can see the old, old home tonight, back among those Hoosier hills
Chorus: Dear old-fashioned homestead that I left long years ago; 'tis there that the old folks are waiting to welcome me, I know
Music by: Keith, Clifton.
Words by: Hayes, Homer.
P/P/D: Clinton, Ind. : Homer Hayes, c1916.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Never let the same bee sting you twice.
First Line: I was happy, oh so happy, when I got a note today from my fellar
Chorus: Never let the same bee sting you twice for the first time there's excuse
Music by: Mack, Cecil, and Chris Smith.
Words by: Mack, Cecil, and Chris Smith.
P/P/D: New York : Broadway Music Corp., c1916.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Put on your slippers and fill up your pipe (you're not going bye-bye tonight).
First Line: The Joneses had been married just a week and seven days
Chorus: Put on your slippers and fill up your pipe, you're not going "bye-bye" tonight
Music by: Von Tilzer, Albert.
Words by: Moran, Ed P., and Will A. Heelan.
P/P/D: New York : Broadway Music Corp., c1916.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Roses of Picardy.
First Line: She is watching by the poplars, Colinette with the sea-blue eyes
Chorus:
Music by: Wood, Haydn.
Words by: Weatherly, Fred. E.
P/P/D: S.l. : Chappell & Co., Ltd., c1916.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Sweethearts.
First Line: I'm dreaming of an island of love where you and I will stray
Chorus: Sweethearts, just you and me, sweethearts ever we'll be
Music by: Van Alstyne, Egbert.
Words by: Kahn, Gustave.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1916.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: There's only one little girl.
First Line: There's an old time song I know that I heard long years ago
Chorus: One little girl, beneath the sun, little girl.
Music by: Cohan, Geo. M.
Words by: Cohan, Geo. M.
P/P/D: New York : Wm Jerome Pub. Corp., c1916.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: There's someone more lonesome than you.
First Line: You say you're feeling blue, you don't know what to do,
Chorus: There's someone more lonesome than you
Music by: Von Tilzer, Harry.
Words by: Klein, Lou.
P/P/D: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Sydney and London : Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co., c1916.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: They're wearing 'em higher in Hawaii (higher-higher-higher).
First Line: Henry Meyer was a buyer, buying Ladies wear,
Chorus: For they're wearing 'em higher in Hawaii, higher, higher, higher, higher in Hawaii
Music by: Mohr, Halsey K.
Words by: Goodwin, Joe.
P/P/D: New York : Shariro, Bernstein & Co., c1916.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Tonight in dreamland.
First Line: I met you sweetheart in the gloaming, 'neath the beautiful heavens of blue
Chorus: Tonight in dream land we will meet, as in the days of old,
Music by: Hughes, Frederick E.
Words by: Palmer, Al. J.
P/P/D: Columbus : Al. J. Palmer Music Publisher, c1916.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: You may hold a million girlies in your arms.
First Line: When the shadows fall, someone I recall, loved her so, long ago
Chorus: You may hold a million girlies in your arms. but there's only room for one down in your heart
Music by: Fischer, Fred.
Words by: Johnson, Howard.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1916.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Along the way to Waikiki.
First Line: Far away far away where the balmy breezes blow
Chorus: And if you like you can hike with me along the way to Waikiki
Music by: Whiting, Richard A.
Words by: Kahn, Gus.
P/P/D: New York & Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: America needs you like a mother (would you turn your mother down?).
First Line: I seem to see a picture of a mother, with her children by her side
Chorus: America has been a mother to the children of the world
Music by: Schwartz, Jean.
Words by: Clark, Grant.
P/P/D: New York : Kalmar, Puck & Abrahams, c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: The Aunt Jemima slide.
First Line: Aunt Jemima lives down where the deacons are strict, about the way the Holy work goes on
Chorus: Oh, that Aunt Jemima slide, how they sway from side to side
Music by: Johnson, Karl.
Words by: McNutt, Hugh.
P/P/D: St. Joseph, Mo. : Hugh McNutt, c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Blue bird.
First Line: Blue bird, I confess, that I love your story;
Chorus: Blue bird, carry my happiness back to me.
Music by: Grant, F. Bernard.
Words by: Graff Jr., Geo.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson Berlin & Snyder Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Bring back my daddy to me.
First Line: A sweet little girl, with bright golden curls, sat playing with toys on the floor,
Chorus: "I don't want a dress or a dolly, 'cause dollies get broken 'round here,
Music by: Meyer, George W.
Words by: Tracey, William, and Howard Johnson.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Cheer up! The sun will soon be shining.
First Line: Ev'ry little girl that's lonely ev'ry little girl that's sad
Chorus: Cheer up, the sun will soon be shining
Music by: Sterling, Andrew B., Bernie Grossman, and Arthur Lange.
Words by: Sterling, Andrew B., Bernie Grossman, and Arthur Lange.
P/P/D: New York : Joe Morris Music Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Cherry blossom.
First Line: In the time of cherry blossoms far away in old Japan
Chorus: Just wait for me little cherry blossom across the sea
Music by: Raymond, Harry.
Words by: Kahn, Gus.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Cherry blossoms.
First Line: When the cherry blossoms on the trees, nod and bow, nod and bow.
Chorus: Cherry blossom, sweet, I love you,
Music by: Moody, Wallace.
Words by: Nesbit, W. D., and Wallace Moody.
P/P/D: New York : T. B. Harms Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Chin-chin chinaman.
First Line: See him coming down the streeeet, hear the patter of his feeeet
Chorus: Chin-chin-chin-chin-chin-chin chinaman, singing all the day
Music by: Hanley, James F.
Words by: Goodwin, Joe, and Ballard Macdonald.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: China, we owe a lot to you.
First Line: When I woke up the other morn, I found a new Republic had been born,
Chorus: China, 'way out near Asia Minor, no country could be finer
Music by: Ager, Milton.
Words by: Johnson, Howard.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist Inc., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Ching Chong.
First Line: Way out in old San Fran there is a Chinaman who's known for miles around
Chorus: Ching Chong, oh Mister Ching Chong, you're the king of Chinatown
Music by: Roberts, Lee S.
Words by: Callahan, J. Will.
P/P/D: Chicago : Lee S. Roberts, c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Chu Chin Chow.
First Line: In a fairy book a Chinese crook has won such won'drous fame
Chorus: Beware of Chu Chin Chow take care he's coming now
Music by: Stamper, Dave.
Words by: Buck, Gene.
P/P/D: New York : T. B. Harms; Francis, Day & Hunter, c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Cleopatra had a jazz band.
First Line: History repeats itself, so the wise men say,
Chorus: Cleopatra has a jazz band in her castle on the Nile
Music by: Coogan, Jack.
Words by: Morgan, Jimmy, and Jack Coogan.
P/P/D: New York : Leo Feist Inc., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Don't try to steal the sweetheart of a soldier.
First Line: He marched off and left his girl behind him
Chorus: Don't try to steal the sweetheart of a soldier
Music by: Van & Schenck.
Words by: Bryan, Alfred.
P/P/D: Detroit and New York : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Faugh-a-ballagh (faug-a-bolla).
First Line: There's a new word used today, in the trenches so the say,
Chorus: Faugh-a-ballagh! the Dublin boys are here,
Music by: Olman, Abe.
Words by: Rose, Ed.
P/P/D: Chicago : Forster Music Publisher Inc., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Have a smile for everyone you meet and they will have a smile for you.
First Line: When you're blue and things go wrong with you,
Chorus: Have a smile for everyone you meet, and ev'ry one will have a smile for you.
Music by: Rule, Bert.
Words by: Brennan, J. Keirn, and Paul Cunningham.
P/P/D: New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, San Francisco and London : M. Witmark & Sons, c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Hello, aloha, hello.
First Line: There is a melody, known for a century, in the air, everywhere
Chorus: Aloha, hello, your refrain sweet and low
Music by: Meyer, George.
Words by: Johnson, Howard.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Hong Kong.
First Line: There are many oriental places, down in Chinatown
Chorus: Hong Kong, Hong Kong, there is no other place like Hong Kong,
Music by: Von Holstein, Hans, and Alma M. Sanders.
Words by: Pascoe, Richard W.
P/P/D: New York : Leo Feist Inc., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: I may be gone for a long long time.
First Line: Goodbye dear, I'm leaving you today
Chorus: I may be gone for a long, long time long, long time long, long time,
Music by: Von Tilzer, Albert.
Words by: Brown, Lew.
P/P/D: New York : Broadway Music Corp., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: I miss you most at twilight.
First Line: When sunset, dear is fading and shadows one by one
Chorus: I miss you most at twilight I want you more it seems
Music by: Coney, Al. B.
Words by: Whitson, Beth Slater.
P/P/D: Chicago : Will Rossiter, c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: I'm going to be a soldier and fight for the U.S.A.
First Line: Yankee boys you've got to do great fighting, fighting for Uncle Sam
Chorus: I'm going to be a soldier, and fight for the U. S. A.
Music by: Haller, and Stafford.
Words by: Haller, and Stafford.
P/P/D: New York : Haller & Stafford, c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: In the land of wedding bells.
First Line: Hear the organ playing, hear the choir sing, there's no use delaying, hear the church bells ring
Chorus: Gee, but it's grand in the land of wedding bells, sweet land of joy for girl and boy
Music by: Meyer, George W.
Words by: Johnson, Howard.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Indiana.
First Line: I have always been a wand'rer over land and sea
Chorus: Back home again in Indiana, and it seems that I can see
Music by: Hanley, James F.
Words by: MacDonald, Ballard.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Inc., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: It takes a long tall brown-skin gal to make a preacher lay his Bible down.
First Line: Old Deacon Johnson was a preachin' man the black sky pilot of old Dixieland
Chorus: It takes a long tall brown skin gal to make a preacher lay his Bible down
Music by: Skidmore, Will E.
Words by: Walker, Marshall.
P/P/D: Kansas City, Mo. : Skidmore Music Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: The jazz dance.
First Line: Ev'rybody's talking 'bout that brand new rag that just came out
Chorus: First you place your hands upon your hips just so, then glide
Music by: Overstreet, W. Benton.
Words by: Overstreet, W. Benton.
P/P/D: Chicago : Will Rossiter, c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Joan of Arc they are calling you.
First Line: While you are sleeping, your France is weeping, wake from your dreams, maid of France.
Chorus: Joan of Arc, Joan of Arc, do your eyes, from the skies, see the foe?
Music by: Wells, Jack.
Words by: Bryan, Alfred, and Willie Weston.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Just a little cottage (I'll call it home sweet home).
First Line: All day long I've been dreaming, ev'ry minute I'm scheming
Chorus: Just a little cottage with red roses 'round the door
Music by: Egan, Jack.
Words by: Harriman, Al.
P/P/D: New York : Broadway Music Corp., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Just for the sake of your mother.
First Line: A boy stood embracing his mother ready to kiss her goodbye
Chorus: Just for the sake of your mother keep on the right road each day
Music by: Schaeffer, Lew, and Phil Leventhal.
Words by: Schaeffer, Lew, and Phil Leventhal.
P/P/D: New York : S. and L. Music Pub. Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Just you.
First Line: There's a feeling stealing over me, there's a throbbing in my heart,
Chorus: 'Tis you, just you, I've loved you and never knew
Music by: Barth, Con.
Words by: Barth, Con.
P/P/D: New York & Cleveland : A. J. Stasny Music Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Just you and me.
First Line: When the evening bells am ringing and the sun am gone to rest
Chorus: Honey, now my heart is pining 'cause I love you so
Music by: Stamper, Dave.
Words by: Buck, Gene.
P/P/D: New York : T. B. Harms; Francis, Day & Hunter, c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Kathleen.
First Line: Sweet Kathleen don't you hear my hert calling, 'tis a calling for you day by day
Chorus: Write me, you miss me sweet Kathleen, me rose
Music by: Harris, Chas. K.
Words by: Harris, Chas. K.
P/P/D: New York : Chas K. Harris, c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Let us say a prayer for Daddy.
First Line: In a humble home two sad hearts alone
Chorus: Let us say a prayer for Daddy he is far across the sea
Music by: Schaeffer, Lew, and Phil Leventhal.
Words by: Schaeffer, Lew, and Phil Leventhal.
P/P/D: New York : S. & L. Music Pub. Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Liberty bell.
First Line: You have rested liberty bell, for a hundred years and more
Chorus: Liberty bell, it's time to ring again, liberty bell, it's time to swing again
Music by: Mohr, Halsey K.
Words by: Goodwin, Joe.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Inc., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Long boy.
First Line: He was just a long, lean country gink from 'way out West where th' hoptoads wink
Chorus: Goodby, Ma! Goodby, Pa! Goodby, Mule, with yer old heehaw!
Music by: Walker, Barclay.
Words by: Herschell, William.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Lorraine (my beautiful Alsace Lorraine).
First Line: Beside a campfire gleaming, a grenadier was dreaming
Chorus: Lorraine,Lorraine, my beautiful Alsace Lorraine
Music by: Fisher, Fred.
Words by: Bryan, Alfred.
P/P/D: New York : McCarthy and Fisher Inc., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Love will find the way.
First Line: Behold my love, the dawn is breaking
Chorus: For love will always find the way
Music by: Von Tilzer, Harry.
Words by: Van Brunt, Walter.
P/P/D: New York, Chicago, Frisco, Sidney, London : Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Mister Butterfly.
First Line: To a garden in Japan one day came a sailor man
Chorus: See that painted butterfly pass the the faded flowers by
Music by: Edwards, Leo.
Words by: MacDonald, Ballard.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein, & Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: The modern maiden's prayer [Incomplete].
First Line: When Grandma was a girlie it was a custom
Chorus:
Music by: Hanley, James F.
Words by: MacDonald, Ballard.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Mr. Jazz, himself.
First Line: I know a certain fellow, who's filling people with joy
Chorus: Shake hands with Mr. Jazz, himself!
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: My butterfly.
First Line: A butterfly one day, flitting idly on it's way
Chorus: My butterfly I'm so sad and lonely, my butterfly come back to me
Music by: Lewis, Roger, and Ernie Erdman.
Words by: Lewis, Roger, and Ernie Erdman.
P/P/D: Chicago : Will Rossiter, c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: My sweetie.
First Line: I never felt so happy before, a little rascal knocked at my door
Chorus: Wait till you see me with my sweetie, showing her off to the crowd
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Nigger war bride blues.
First Line: Listen folks I'm going to tell you
Chorus: I never tells nobody a lie mos' every day I jes' sigh an' I cry
Music by: LeBlanc, Mitch.
Words by: Marten, Jimmie.
P/P/D: Houston and Galveston : Thos. Goggan & Bro., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Oh, Johnny, oh, Johnny, oh.
First Line: All the girls are crazy 'bout a certain little lad
Chorus: Oh, Johnny! Oh, Johnny! how you can love!
Music by: Olman, Abe.
Words by: Rose, Ed.
P/P/D: Chicago; Sydney : Forster Music Publishing Inc.; J. Albert & Son, c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: One day in June (it might have been you).
First Line: You made me think that some time you and I
Chorus: One day in June, you're going to feel lonesome
Music by: Hanley, James F.
Words by: Goodwin, Joe.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Oriental nights.
First Line: Oh, those oriental nights, silver lining in the sky
Chorus:
Music by: Gilbert, L. Wolfe, and Anatol Friedland.
Words by: Gilbert, L. Wolfe, and Anatol Friedland.
P/P/D: New York, Chicago and London : Jos. W. Stern & Co, c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Road house rag.
First Line: Oh, honey, can you hear, what is it chasing near behind us?
Chorus: Oh, oh, you Road House Rag, such a rag, such a rag, such a lovely rag
Music by: Sloane, A. Baldwin.
Words by: Hazzard, John E., and Percival Knight.
P/P/D: New York : Leo Feist Inc., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Send me away with a smile.
First Line: Little girl, don't cry, I must say "good-bye;" don't you hear the bugle call?
Chorus: Send me away with a smile, little girl, brush the tears from eyes of brown
Music by: Weslyn, Louis, and Al. Piantadosi.
Words by: Weslyn, Louis, and Al. Piantadosi.
P/P/D: New York : Al. Pinatadosi & Co., Inc., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Since they're playin' Hawaiian tunes in Dixie.
First Line: Hawaiia, what did you do? I blame my troubles on you
Chorus: Since they're playin' Hawaiian tunes in Dixieland
Music by: Grossman, Bernie, Billy Winkle, and Arthur Lange.
Words by: Grossman, Bernie, Billy Winkle, and Arthur Lange.
P/P/D: New York : Joe Morris Music Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: So long, mother.
First Line: Oh mother dear a little tear is gleaming in your eye
Chorus: So long my dear old lady don't you cry
Music by: Van Alstyne, Egbert.
Words by: Egan, Raymond, and Gus Kahn.
P/P/D: Detroit and New York : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Some day somebody's gonna get you.
First Line: I'm getting kind of tired of saying good night
Chorus: Someday somebody's gonna get you, Someday somebody's gonna pet you
Music by: Gilbert, L. Wolfe, and Carey Morgan.
Words by: Gilbert, L. Wolfe, and Carey Morgan.
P/P/D: New York, Chicago and London : Jos. W. Stern & Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Someone is waiting for you.
First Line: Picture a chair by an old fireside, a mother who's left all alone
Chorus: Someone is waiting for someone she loves, tho' somone is far, far away
Music by: Piantadosi, Al.
Words by: Piantadosi, Al.
P/P/D: New York : Al. Pinatadosi & Co., Inc., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Somewhere in France.
First Line: One day as morning shed its glow across the sky, a boy and girl in accents low in a garden said "goodbye!"
Chorus: Somewhere in France is the lily, close by the English rose; a thistle so keen, and a Shamrock green, and each loyal flow'r that grows
Music by: Howard, Joseph E.
Words by: Johnson, Philander.
P/P/D: New York : M. Witmark & Sons, c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Suki San (where the cherry blossoms fall).
First Line: In a lotus perfumed bow'r, far away in old Japan
Chorus: Where the cherry blossoms fall, underneath a bamboo wall
Music by: Donaldson, Walter.
Words by: Brennan, J. Keirn.
P/P/D: New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, San Francisco and London : M. Witmark & Sons, c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Sweet daddy.
First Line: My little sweetie's said goodbye, he's gone and left me high and dry
Chorus: Sweet daddy, sweet daddy, Gee! but I feel blue
Music by: Patrick, Howard.
Words by: Patrick, Howard.
P/P/D: San Francisco : Daniels & Wilson Inc., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: There's something in the name of Ireland (That the whole world seems to love).
First Line: There's nothing in a name, that's what we all were taught at school
Chorus: For there's something in the name of Ireland, that is diff'rent from the rest
Music by: Ager, Milton.
Words by: Johnson, Howard.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: They go wild simply wild over me.
First Line: I hate to talk about myself, but here's one thing I must
Chorus: They go wild simply wild over me
Music by: Fisher, Fred.
Words by: McCarthy, Joe.
P/P/D: New York : McCarthy and Fisher, Inc, c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Throw no stones in the well that gives you water.
First Line: Harm should be done to no man but if harm should be done to you
Chorus: Throw no stones in the well that gives you water, is a saying that's old but true
Music by: Morse, Theodore.
Words by: Fields, Arthur.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Tom, Dick and Harry and Jack (hurry back).
First Line: Comrades and brothers, out loved ones and other have left us to join the fight
Chorus: Tom, Dick, and Harry and Jack, hurry back, hurry back
Music by: Ager, Milton.
Words by: Johnson, Howard.
P/P/D: New York : Leo Feist Inc., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: When it's circus day back home.
First Line: Say folks, it's comin!' I say it's comin!'
Chorus: When it's circus day back home, the folks are all in line
Music by: Glogau, Jack.
Words by: Yellen, Jack.
P/P/D: New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, San Francisco and London : M. Witmark & Sons, c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: When it's night time in Little Italy.
First Line: When the day has gone to sleep lights begin to shine
Chorus: Night time downtown in Little Italy, down 'round my old Mulberry
Music by: Fisher, Fred.
Words by: McCarthy, Joe.
P/P/D: New York : McCarthy & Fisher Music Pub. Inc., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: When my great-grand-daddy and my great-grand-mammy (used to cuddle and coo in a cocoanut tree).
First Line: I've studied ancient histories, I learned to read its mysteries,
Chorus: When my great,great,great,great, great grand daddy and my great,great,great,great, great grand mammy used to cuddle and coo in a cocoanut tree
Music by: Skidmore, Will E.
Words by: Walker, Marshall.
P/P/D: Kansas City, Mo. : Skidmore Music Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: When the clouds of war roll by.
First Line: Ev'ry one's excited, let us get united, shoulder arms to crush the foe
Chorus: When the clouds of war roll by, I'll come marching home to you
Music by: Binns, Nat, and Earl Haubrich.
Words by: Binns, Nat, and Earl Haubrich.
P/P/D: Chicago : Ted Brown Music Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Where the morning glories grow.
First Line: I remember I remember the place where I was born
Chorus: I want to wake in the morning where the morning glories grow
Music by: Whiting, Richard A.
Words by: Kahn, Gus, and Raymond Egan.
P/P/D: Detroit and New York : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Who put the "germ" in Germany?
First Line: Professor Spindle was buggy 'bout bugs, so he went to Germany H with Germany
Chorus: Who put the "germ" in Germany? That's the thing that puzzles me.
Music by: Eberly, Lawrence E.
Words by: Rees, Thomas R.
P/P/D: Salt Lake City, Utah : Hansen & Nathan Co., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: The wild wild women (are making a wild man out of me).
First Line: There's something the matter with me, yes, something's the matter with me
Chorus: It's the wild, wild women, the wild, wild women, are making a wild man out of me
Music by: Piantadosi, Al.
Words by: Wilson, Al.
P/P/D: New York : Al. Piantadosi & Co., Inc., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: With All My Heart and Soul.
First Line: You ask me why each waking hour is filled with thoughts off you?
Chorus:
Music by: Ball, Ernest R.
Words by: Brennan, J. Keirn.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist Inc., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: Won't you send a letter to me?
First Line: I'm so lonely, lonely, won't you heed my desperate plight?
Chorus: Won't you write to me? Just dip your pen in honey sweet, dear
Music by: Romberg, Sigmund.
Words by: Atteridge, Harold.
P/P/D: New York and Boston : G. Schirmer, c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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Title: You'll always be sweet sixteen to me.
First Line: I remember, when I met you on the village green, you were sweet sixteen, my sweet village queen
Chorus: I can picture the glory of love's old sweet story, when the silver's on your brow
Music by: Wenrich, Percy.
Words by: Mahoney, Jack.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1917.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1911-1917
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