Kirk Collection

Popular Song Index
(Commercial Sheet Music)
Part 5: 1918-1922

Kirk Sheet Music Table of Contents Page

This portion of the index provides records to 199 titles published from 1918 through 1922. 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.

1918 1919 1920 1921 1922


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Title: After you've gone.
First Line: Now won't you listen dearie while I say how could you tell me that you're going away?
Chorus: After you've gone and left me crying
Music by: Creamer and Layton.
Words by: Creamer and Layton.
P/P/D: New York : Broadway Music Corp., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: The Americans come!
First Line: (Spoken: A blinded Frenchman speaks to his son:) "What is the cheering, my little one?
Chorus:
Music by: Foster, Fay.
Words by: Wilbur, Elizabeth A.
P/P/D: New York and Birmingham : J. Fischer & Bro., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Anti-loafin' blues.
First Line: You little mama's joy, I mean exempted boy
Chorus: You've got to go to jail, or wear some working shoes
Music by: Pinkard, Maceo.
Words by: Pinkard, Maceo.
P/P/D: New York : Jos. W. Stern & Co., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: At the Dixie military ball.
First Line: A line's been formin' since half past three,
Chorus: Look out, here comes Stonewall Grant doin' the tango with his big fat aunt
Music by: Carroll, Harry.
Words by: MacDonald, Ballard.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Bring me a rose.
First Line: I remember the time when I first fell in love
Chorus: Bring me a rose at twilight, kissed by the sparkling dew
Music by: Shisler, Charles.
Words by: Shisler, Charles.
P/P/D: New York : Kalmar Puck & Abrahams Consolidated, Inc., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Come on papa.
First Line: Sweet Marie, in gay Paree, had a motor car
Chorus: "Come on papa, hop in ze motor car
Music by: Ruby, Harry, and Edgar Leslie.
Words by: Ruby, Harry, and Edgar Leslie.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Dear little boy of mine.
First Line: Oft when I'm lonely my memory swings back to your baby days
Chorus: Boy of mine, boy of mine, altho' my heart was aching
Music by: Ball, Ernest R.
Words by: Brennan, J. Keirn.
P/P/D: New York : M. Witmark & Sons, c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Dear old pal of mine.
First Line: All my life is empty, since I went away, skies don't seem to be so clear, may some angel sentry, guard you while I stray
Chorus: Oh, how I want you dear old pal of mine, each night and day I pray you're always mine
Music by: Rice, Gitz Lieut.
Words by: Robe, Harold.
P/P/D: New York : G. Ricordi & Co., Inc., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Don't cry, little girl, don't cry.
First Line: Why are you looking so sad sweetheart, your heart is breaking it seems
Chorus: Don't cry, little girl, don't cry
Music by: Pinkard, Maceo.
Words by: Pinkard, Maceo.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein & Co, c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Ev'ry day.
First Line: I'm so lonely, I'm so blue
Chorus: Ev'ry day, I want you every day
Music by: Brooks, Shelton.
Words by: Williams, W. R.
P/P/D: Chicago : Will Rossiter, c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Ev'rybody's crazy 'bout the doggone blues but I'm happy.
First Line: Blues ain't nothin' but the easy goin' heart disease
Chorus: Everybody's crazy 'bout the dog gone blues, but I'm happy
Music by: Creamer and Layton.
Words by: Creamer and Layton.
P/P/D: New York : Broadway Music Corp., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: For the two of us.
First Line: I know a boy and a girl who are feeling, oh! so grand.
Chorus: For the two of us, there's a June honeymoon, for the two of us, happy days
Music by: Ruby, Harry.
Words by: Leslie, Edgar.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Hello central, give me no man's land [Incomplete].
First Line: When the gray shadows creep, and the world is asleep
Chorus: Hello central, give me no man's land, my daddy's there, my mamma told me
Music by: Schwartz, Jean.
Words by: Lewis, Sam M., and Joe Young.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Honey-dear.
First Line: In the twilight after day is done
Chorus: Honey dear, honey dear, that is all that I can hear
Music by: Owen, Anita.
Words by: Owen, Anita.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: I'm sorry I made you cry.
First Line: Dear little girl, have I made you sad?
Chorus: I'm sorry, dear, so sorry, dear, I'm sorry I made you cry!
Music by: Clesi, N. J.
Words by: Clesi, N. J.
P/P/D: New York : Leo Feist Inc., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: I'm too tired to make love.
First Line: "Look here Sam," said Lizzie Epps
Chorus: From six in the morning 'till half-past nine
Music by: Creamer and Layton.
Words by: Creamer and Layton.
P/P/D: New York : Broadway Music Corp., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: In the land of beginning again (where broken dreams come true).
First Line: Sometimes there're tears behind a sunny smile
Chorus: There's a land of beginning again
Music by: Meyer, George W.
Words by: Clarke, Grant.
P/P/D: New York : Leo Feist Inc., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: It makes no diff'rence whose sweetie you were (you're my sweet sweetie now).
First Line: I strayed into a Darktown club one night a week ago
Chorus: It makes no diff'rence whose sweetie you were, you're my sweet sweetie now
Music by: Vincent, Nat, and Frank Stilwell.
Words by: Vincent, Nat, and Frank Stilwell.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein & Co Inc., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Ja-da (Ja da, ja da, jing jing jing!).
First Line: You've heard all about your raggy melodies
Chorus: Ja da, ja da, ja da, ja da, jing jing jing!
Music by: Carleton, Bob.
Words by: Carleton, Bob.
P/P/D: New York : Leo Feist Inc., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Jazzin' the blues away.
First Line: Mister let me tell you this is no place to be
Chorus: Down to the hall down to that Ebony ball
Music by: Heinrich, Dick.
Words by: Branen, Jeff.
P/P/D: New York and Cleveland : A. J. Stasney Music Co., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Just a baby's prayer at twilight.
First Line: I've heard the pray'rs of mothers, some of them old and gray
Chorus: Just a baby's pray'r at twilight, when lights are low
Music by: Jerome, M. K.
Words by: Lewis, Sam M., and Joe Young.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson, Berlin and Snyder Co., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Lonesome blues.
First Line: Want some one to love me, want some one to hug me
Chorus: Woke up this morning feeling awfully blue
Music by: Bradford, Perry.
Words by: Bradford, Perry.
P/P/D: New York : Frederick V. Bowers Inc., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Mammy's chocolate soldier.
First Line: Pickaninny cute in his khaki suit
Chorus: Come and lay your kinkey head on Mammy's shoulder
Music by: Gottler, Archie.
Words by: Mitchell, Sidney D.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson, Berlin and Snyder Co., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Mickey.
First Line: Oh what a shame they gave you the name of Mickey. Where is the rose that grows in repose like you
Chorus: Mickey, pretty Mickey with your hair of raven hue
Music by: Moret, Neil.
Words by: Williams, Harry.
P/P/D: San Francisco : Daniels & Wilson, Inc., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Minnie, shimme for me.
First Line: Big Sam Green had a queen; a regular dance hall houn'
Chorus: Minnie, shimmie for me
Music by: Lucas, Jimmy.
Words by: Frisch, Billy.
P/P/D: New York : Broadway Music Corp., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: My gran'ma.
First Line: Cousin Johnnie claims my gran'ma for his gran'ma too. But I think he ought to get one where I got mine don't you?
Chorus:
Music by: Fergus, Phyllis.
Words by: Price, Natalie Whitted.
P/P/D: S.l. : Clayton F. Summy Co., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: My Hawaiian rose.
First Line: On an island fair where the flowers rare with their fragrance fills the balmy air
Chorus: Each gentle breeze brings me memories of my sweet Hawaiian rose
Music by: Henshel, James.
Words by: Bolian, Waltar.
P/P/D: Detroit and New York : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: My honey's back.
First Line: I've felt so blue and all lonesome too, ever since my honey went away
Chorus: My honey's back, I'm all excited
Music by: Getsey, Geo.
Words by: Thompson, Moe.
P/P/D: New York : Leo Feist Inc., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: The Navy will bring them back!
First Line: "Over there" we hear of heroes, who've been fighting for you and me
Chorus: On the sea, we've other heroes, too
Music by: Schuster, Ira.
Words by: Johnson, Howard.
P/P/D: New York : Leo Feist Inc., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Oh! how I hate to get up in the morning.
First Line: The other day I chanced to meet a soldier friend of mine
Chorus: "Oh! how I hate to get up in the morning
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Oh! how I wish I could sleep until my daddy comes home.
First Line: "Early to bed, early to rise," I heard a mother say to her angel eyes
Chorus: Oh! how I wish I could sleep, until my daddy comes home;
Music by: Wendling, Pete.
Words by: Lewis, Sam M., and Joe Young.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson Berlin & Snyder Co., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Oui, oui, Marie.
First Line: Poor Johnny's heart went pity, pity, pat, somewhere in sunny France.
Chorus: Oui, oui, Marie, will you do zis for me oui, oui, Marie, then I'll do zat for you
Music by: Fischer, Fred.
Words by: Bryan, Alfred, and Joe McCarthy.
P/P/D: New York : McCarthy & Fischer Inc., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Our yesterdays.
First Line: The world moves along with it's sorrow and song
Chorus:
Music by: Leslie, Herbert.
Words by: Lake, Francis.
P/P/D: Chicago : Forster Music Pub. Inc., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Out of the East.
First Line: Pale moon in the eastern sky look down where the Arabs lie
Chorus: Oriental maiden be my jewel laden Princess all array'd in glory
Music by: Rosey, Joe.
Words by: Havez, Jean.
P/P/D: Detroit and New York : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: The pickaninnies paradise.
First Line: What's the matter Honey there's a tear in your eye
Chorus: You lay your black kinky head in a bed on a pillow of white
Music by: Osborne, Nat.
Words by: Ehrlich, Sam.
P/P/D: New York, Chicago, Frisco, Sidney and London : Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: The rose of "no man's land."
First Line: I've seen some beautiful flowers, grow in life's garden fair
Chorus: There's a rose that grows on "no man's land" and it's wonderful
Music by: Caddigan, Jack, and James A. Brennan.
Words by: Caddigan, Jack, and James A. Brennan.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Sally of my dreams.
First Line: Looking thru the skylight. Watching the clouds go by
Chorus: Sweet Sally, Sally of my dreams
Music by: Kernell, William.
Words by: Kernell, William.
P/P/D: New York : De Sylva, Brown and Henderson, Inc., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Since my gal is gone I've got the blues.
First Line: My gal has left me all alone that's why I'm feeling blue
Chorus: Since my gal is gone I've got the blues
Music by: Silver, Abner.
Words by: Herman, Al. H.
P/P/D: New York : Joe Morris Music Co., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: The siren's song.
First Line: On as island far away, so the old world legends say,
Chorus: Come to us, we've waited so long for you
Music by: Kern, Jerome.
Words by: Wodehouse, P. G.
P/P/D: New York : T. B. Harms Co., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Some lonesome night.
First Line: I've been hearing around, that you're throwing me down
Chorus: Some lonesome night, "Mister Blues" will get you
Music by: Meyer, Geo. W.
Words by: Clarke, Grant, and George Whiting.
P/P/D: New York : Leo Feist Inc., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Sunrise and you.
First Line: Far in the East there's a soft, crimson glow
Chorus:
Music by: Penn, Arthur A.
Words by: Penn, Arthur A.
P/P/D: New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Boston and London : M. Witmark & Sons, c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Sweet n' pretty gee! I wish you were mine.
First Line: I've been looking around what do you think I found?
Chorus: Sweet n' pretty, sweet n' pretty
Music by: Creamer and Layton.
Words by: Creamer and Layton.
P/P/D: New York : Broadway Music Corp., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: That's what makes a wild cat wild.
First Line: Tennessee ought to be, dear to the lovers of harmony
Chorus: Hear that saxophone hum, oh!
Music by: Bennett, Theron C.
Words by: Norton, George A.
P/P/D: Denver, New York and San Francisco : Theron C. Bennett, c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: When our boys come home again.
First Line: In a cottage, quaint and lowly, at the close of day
Chorus: When our boys come marching home again, dear
Music by: Huston, Frank C.
Words by: Huston, Frank C.
P/P/D: New York and Indianapolis : Frank C. Huston Co., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: When you come back.
First Line: From 'Frisco Bay to old Broadway, today all over the U. S. A.
Chorus: When you come back, yes when you come back, you'll hear the Yankee cry, "at a boy, Jack!"
Music by: Cohan, George M.
Words by: Cohan, George M.
P/P/D: New York : M. Witmark & Sons, c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: When you look in the heart of a rose.
First Line: Deep in my heart I hold for you, a tender thought, so sweet and true, nobody knows but this little rose, I give you
Chorus: Dear little rose, with your heart of gold, dear little rose may your petals fold
Music by: Methven, Florence.
Words by: Gillespie, Marian.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: You can tell that he's an American.
First Line: How can you tell a soldier's rank or station? they look so much the same, how can you tell their names?
Chorus: You can tell that he's an Englishman, if he always wears a cane,
Music by: Wenrich, Percy.
Words by: Johnson, Howard.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Your lips are no man's land but mine.
First Line: At a dock a transport was rocking, ev'ry chap from his cap to his stocking
Chorus: I'm coming back some day when the fray is over my darling
Music by: McCarron, Chas. R., and Carey Morgan.
Words by: Empey, Arthur Guy.
P/P/D: New York : Jos. W. Stern & Co., c1918.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: After all.
First Line: You've been crying now I can see
Chorus: After the nighttime there's always the brighttime
Music by: Roberts, Lee S.
Words by: Callahan, J. Will.
P/P/D: Detroit and New York : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: The alcoholic blues.
First Line: I love my country, 'deed I do,
Chorus: I've got the blues I've got the blues
Music by: Von Tilzer, Albert.
Words by: Laska, Edward.
P/P/D: New York : Broadway Music Corp., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Alice Blue gown.
First Line: I once had a gown it was almost new
Chorus: In my sweet little Alice Blue gown
Music by: Tierney, Harry.
Words by: McCarthy, Joseph.
P/P/D: New York : Leo Feist Inc., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: And that ain't all.
First Line: There are times, there are times, when I feel so glad
Chorus: She's got a pair of lips that ask for lovin'
Music by: Stept, Sammy.
Words by: Green, Bud.
P/P/D: New York : Al Piantadosi & Co., Inc., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: At the high brown babies' ball.
First Line: Sweetie dear, there's a taxi waitin',
Chorus: When the band begins to play, ev'ry one will start to sway,
Music by: Davis, Benny, Erdman, and Ernie Erdman.
Words by: Davis, Benny, Erdman, and Ernie Erdman.
P/P/D: New York : Leo Feist Inc., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Burmah moon.
First Line: 'Way out in the land of Temple Bells
Chorus: Burmah moon keep on shining on the old lagoon
Music by: Rice, Gitz.
Words by: Rice, Gitz.
P/P/D: New York City : Henry Burr Music Corp., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: 'Cause You're Dog Gone Sweet.
First Line: Dearie, you are always asking me the reason why I love you so and I really don't mind telling you, but it seems that you would know
Chorus: I love your lips, your fingertips
Music by: Lowe, Clifford E.
Words by: Lowe, Clifford E.
P/P/D: Terre Haute, IN : Clifford Lowe Music Pub. Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Cheating.
First Line: I know that there is a change in your kissing
Chorus: You're cheating I know you're cheating
Music by: Fisher, Fred, and Sam Ehrlich.
Words by: Rogers, Howard.
P/P/D: New York : McCarthy & Fisher Inc., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Dardanella.
First Line: Down beside the Dardanella Bay
Chorus: Oh, sweet Dardanella, I love your harem eyes
Music by: Bernard, Felix, and Johnny S. Black.
Words by: Fisher, Fred.
P/P/D: New York : McCarthy & Fisher Inc., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Dear old Virginia home.
First Line: My childhood home Virginia I am dreaming now of you
Chorus: Dear old Virginia I dream of you
Music by: Friedman, Leo.
Words by: Johnson, Sidney U.
P/P/D: Chicago : North American Music Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Freckles.
First Line: He was just a Kid, a little, red head pug-nosed Kid
Chorus: Freckles was his name, He always used to get the blame
Music by: Hess, Cliff, Milton Ager, and Howard Johnson.
Words by: Hess, Cliff, Milton Ager, and Howard Johnson.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Good-bye, wild women, good-bye!
First Line: Oh, what a terrible blow, Congress said liquor must go
Chorus: After the country goes dry, good bye, wild women, good bye
Music by: Meyer, Geo. W.
Words by: Johnson, Howard, and Milton Ager.
P/P/D: New York : Leo Feist Inc., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Hand in hand again.
First Line: There were tears in the hour that was darkest
Chorus: Ev'ry heart is lighter ev'ry smile is brighter
Music by: Whiting, Richard A.
Words by: Egan, Raymond B.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: He's had no lovin' for a long, long time.
First Line: Now that it's over and peace is declared, our nation is wild with joy
Chorus: Oh you know he's had no lovin' for a long, long time
Music by: Pinkard, Maceo.
Words by: Tracey, Wm.
P/P/D: New York : Broadway Music Corp., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Honeymoon.
First Line: Dreamy June, all the world in tune
Chorus:
Music by: Arden, Victor.
Words by: Sherwood, Ray.
P/P/D: New York : Joseph W. Stern & Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: I am waiting for to-morrow to come.
First Line: My life is spent in naught but idle dreaming
Chorus: I am waiting for to-morrow to come, but to-morrow seems like years
Music by: Hawelka, F., and M. Prival.
Words by: Davis, Frank.
P/P/D: New York : A. J. Stasney Music Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: I gave her that.
First Line: Folks I want to ask you something. Have you seen my sweet?
Chorus: Did you see that pretty dress, say, I gave her that
Music by: de Sylva, Bud, and Al Jolson.
Words by: de Sylva, Bud, and Al Jolson.
P/P/D: New York : T. B. Harms & Francis, Day & Hunter, c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: I used to call her Baby.
First Line: My father was a widower and we lived all alone
Chorus: I used to call her Baby, she seemed like a baby to me
Music by: Johnson, Howard, Roth, and Cliff Hess.
Words by: Johnson, Howard, Roth, and Cliff Hess.
P/P/D: New York : Leo Feist Inc., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: I'll dance my way right back to Dixieland.
First Line: What makes me feel so gay, what makes me feel so gay
Chorus: I'm goin' to start today and dance my way right back to Dixieland
Music by: Baskette, Billy.
Words by: Clarke, Grant.
P/P/D: New York : McCarthy & Fisher Inc., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: I'm forever blowing bubbles.
First Line: I'm dreaming dreams I'm scheming schemes
Chorus: I'm forever blowing bubbles pretty bubbles in the air
Music by: Kenbrovin, Jaan, and John William Kellette.
Words by: Kenbrovin, Jaan, and John William Kellette.
P/P/D: Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: In room 202.
First Line: I've got a little story I will tell to you
Chorus: In room two hundred and two, the walls keep talking to you
Music by: Harris, Dave.
Words by: Leslie, Edgar, and Bert Kalmar.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: In your arms.
First Line: When you're recalling sweethearts of old
Chorus: In your arms you'd fondly hold her
Music by: Glaser, Al.
Words by: Floyd, Elmer.
P/P/D: New York : Maurice Richmond Mucic Co. Inc., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: It's nobody's business but my own.
First Line: A delegation of deacons from a "hardshell" congregation on Parson Brown
Chorus: It's nobody's bus'ness but my own
Music by: Skidmore, Will E., and Marshall Walker.
Words by: Skidmore, Will E., and Marshall Walker.
P/P/D: New York : Jos. W. Stern & Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: I've got a grand baby with a baby grand way down in Dixieland.
First Line: Down in Dixie where the cotton's growing
Chorus: I've got a grand baby with a baby grand way down in Dixieland
Music by: Dixon, Harold.
Words by: Brown, Truman L.
P/P/D: Chicago and St. Louis : Dixon-Lane Pub. Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: I've got my captain working for me now.
First Line: Johnny Jones was a first class private in the army last year
Chorus: I've got my guy who used to be my captain working for me now
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: I've got the cryin' blues.
First Line: Just like a baby I'm crying, crying 'cause I feel so sad
Chorus: I've got the cryin' blues I've got the sighin' blues
Music by: Squires, Harry D.
Words by: Freedman, Max C.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: I've got the shimmee blues.
First Line: Look at me and you'll see somebody as blue as blue can be
Chorus: 'Cause I've got an awful case of "Shimmee" blues
Music by: DeCosta, Harry.
Words by: DeCosta, Harry.
P/P/D: New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Boston and London : M. Witmark & Sons, c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Jazz baby.
First Line: My daddy was a ragtime trombone player
Chorus:
Music by: Jerome, M. K.
Words by: Merrill, Blanche.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Love sends a little gift of roses.
First Line: Take thou my gift, my offering of roses
Chorus: Love sends a little gift of roses, breathing a pray'r unto my posies
Music by: Openshaw, John.
Words by: Cooke, Leslie.
P/P/D: New York : Harms, Inc., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Maybe that's why I love you.
First Line: You want to know why I love you
Chorus: Why does the bee love the flower?
Music by: Huston, Frank C.
Words by: Callahan, J. Will.
P/P/D: Indianapolis : The Frank C. Huston Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Me-ow.
First Line: Joe Brown's wife was lonesome and blue
Chorus: All night long Angora sang his song, me-ow, me-ow
Music by: Kaufman, Mel B.
Words by: Kerr, Harry D.
P/P/D: Cleveland : Sam Fox Pub. Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: The music of wedding chimes.
First Line: Life is just a song, just a song to me
Chorus: There is music when a band is playing
Music by: Wendling, Pete.
Words by: Leslie, Edgar.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: My Barney lies over the ocean (just the way he lied to me).
First Line: Barney Carey promised he'd be true to Molly O
Chorus: "My Barney lies over the ocean, My Barney lies over the sea
Music by: Grant, Bert.
Words by: Young, Joe, and Sam M. Lewis.
P/P/D: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co. :, c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: My isle of golden dreams.
First Line: Out of the mist, lips I have kissed, call tenderly
Chorus:
Music by: Blaufuss, Walter.
Words by: Kahn, Gus.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Mystery!
First Line:
Chorus: Have you heard, have you heard, have you heard
Music by: Cirina, Joseph A.
Words by: Johnson, Howard.
P/P/D: New York : Leo Feist Inc., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Oh! what a pal was Mary.
First Line: Mary o' mine, Mary o' mine, grew like a rose in a bower
Chorus: Oh! what a gal was Mary, Oh! what a pal was she
Music by: Wendling, Pete.
Words by: Leslie, Edgar, and Bert Kalmar.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson Berlin & Snyder Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Patches.
First Line: This morning at dawning I had a dream
Chorus: Wearing patches, a barefoot boy in patches
Music by: Roberts, Lee S.
Words by: Callahan, J. Will.
P/P/D: New York and Boston : G. Schirmer, c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: A pretty girl is like a melody.
First Line: I have an ear for music, and I have an eye for a maid I link a pretty girlie, with each pretty tune that's played.
Chorus: A pretty girl is like a melody that haunts you night and day
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin Inc., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Ragging the chopsticks.
First Line: You've heard "chopsticks," plain old "chopsticks" play'd by ev'ry kid
Chorus:
Music by: Gottler, Archie, and Abe Frankl.
Words by: Gottler, Archie.
P/P/D: New York : Leo Feist Inc., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Remember the girl in your old home town.
First Line: Yank over there you should always beware of the girlie from gay Paree
Chorus: Remember the girl in your old home town
Music by: Hollis, C. E.
Words by: Crosley, Ret.
P/P/D: Terre Haute and Chicago : Ret Crosley, c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: The red lantern (shine on red lantern).
First Line: The Chinese tell a story that's full of mystic glory
Chorus: Shine on red lantern, through the gloomy night
Music by: Fisher, Fred.
Words by: Fisher, Fred.
P/P/D: New York : McCarthy & Fisher Inc., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Romance.
First Line: Sweet and low in the evening glow, comes the song of birds from swaying boughs above
Chorus:
Music by: David, Lee.
Words by: David, Lee.
P/P/D: New York City : B. D. Nice & Co., Inc., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Rose of my dreams.
First Line: I've often heard of dream girls who live in gardens fair
Chorus: I'm in love I'm in love I'm in love with the rose of my dreams
Music by: Swan, Fred C.
Words by: Swan, Fred C.
P/P/D: Boston : D. W. Cooper Music Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Slow and easy.
First Line: Oh! honey dear, my honey dear, I hear those dog gone "blues"
Chorus: But take it slow and easy, if you want to go with me
Music by: Spencer, Norman.
Words by: Williams, Harry.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson Berlin and Snyder Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Slow Town is Jazz Town now.
First Line: In a town where the curfew bell would ring
Chorus: All the trees are swayin' when the breeze begins a playin'
Music by: Goodman, Alfred.
Words by: Grossman, Bernard, and George Yoerger.
P/P/D: New York : Leo Feist Inc., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Smile through your tears.
First Line: Dear eyes, downcast, that fill my soul with longing
Chorus: Smile through your tears, as sunlight smiles through rain
Music by: Hamblen, Bernard.
Words by: Hamblen, Bernard.
P/P/D: New York : Chappell-Harms, Inc., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Smilin' through.
First Line: There's a little brown road windin' over the hill
Chorus:
Music by: Penn, Arthur A.
Words by: Penn, Arthur A.
P/P/D: New York : M. Witmark & Sons, c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Someday down in Carolin'.
First Line: The stars are shining in the skies
Chorus: Caroline, twilight time, seems to set my heart awearyin'
Music by: Green, Geo. Hamilton.
Words by: Egan, Ray.
P/P/D: Chicago : Ted Browne Music Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Somewhere in some corner of the world.
First Line: What makes you sigh when you're alone?
Chorus: Somewhere in some corner of the world, someone waits all alone for you
Music by: Nicholls, Horatio.
Words by: David, Worton.
P/P/D: London : The Lawrence Wright Music Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Swanee.
First Line: I've been away from you a long time
Chorus: Swanee Swanee I am coming back to you
Music by: Gershwin, George.
Words by: Caesar, I.
P/P/D: New York : T. B. Harms; Francis, Day & Hunter, c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Sweet and low.
First Line: Sweet and low sweet and low, soft evening breeze
Chorus:
Music by: Johnson, Charles L.
Words by: Royce, James Stanley.
P/P/D: Chicago : Forster Music Publisher Inc., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Sweeter than sugar (is my sweetie).
First Line: Listen to me listen to me I've got a whole lot to say
Chorus: Sweeter than sugar is my sweetie
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Taxi.
First Line: One evening while dining, where Broadway lights are shining
Chorus: Taxi (whistle) none anywhere, taxi (whistle) I've got a fare
Music by: Kaufman, Mel B.
Words by: Kerr, Harry D.
P/P/D: Cleveland : Sam Fox Pub. Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: The temptation blues.
First Line: Ev'ry morn, just at dawn, I'm forlorn something's wrong
Chorus: I've got those cruel, sinful temptation blues
Music by: Barbour, J. Berni.
Words by: Barbour, J. Berni.
P/P/D: Indianapolis : Seidel Music Pub. Co. Inc., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: When a feller needs a friend.
First Line: Do you remember when you were a kid?
Chorus: When a feller needs a friend, someone with a cheery smile
Music by: Stern, Jos W., Jr., and Billy Frisch.
Words by: Grossman, Bernie.
P/P/D: New York : Jos W. Stern & Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: When Uncle Sam will clear the sea.
First Line: Far o'er the ocean by the millions
Chorus: When the stars and stripes will be unfurled
Music by: Walz, Jean.
Words by: Davis and Barrett.
P/P/D: Terre Haute : The D. & B. Music House, c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: While we drift along.
First Line: Hear the song of the birds in the trees
Chorus: Drifting 'neath the moonbeams in our ship of love
Music by: Squires, Harry D.
Words by: Freedman, Max C.
P/P/D: New York : Joe Morris Music Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Why do they call 'em wild women?
First Line: I've been around the ladies, the small and grown up babies
Chorus: Why do they call 'em wild women, wild women, wild women
Music by: Frisch, Billy.
Words by: Grossman, Bernie, and Ben Russell.
P/P/D: New York : Jos. W. Stern & Co., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: The world is waiting for the sunrise.
First Line: Down in the lazy west rides the moon
Chorus:
Music by: Seitz, Ernest.
Words by: Lockhart, Eugene.
P/P/D: Melbourne, Londodn, and Sidney; New York : Chappell & Co Ltd.;Chappell-Harms, Inc., c1919.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: All the night long.
First Line: Sweetheart of mine, sweetheart of mine, gone is the bright sunshine
Chorus: All the night long I'm waiting for you
Music by: Von Tilzer, Albert.
Words by: Fleeson, Neville.
P/P/D: New York : Broadway Music Corporation, c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: At the last barbers' ball.
First Line: Joe the barba man ten a years he give a ball
Chorus: At the ball at the ball at the last barber's ball
Music by: De Socio, Robert.
Words by: De Socio, Robert.
P/P/D: New York : Circle Music Pub. Co., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Bells.
First Line: Very many years ago, Mister Edgar Allen Poe, wrote a little poem I know, called "Bells"
Chorus: Phone bells, sleigh bells, and very merry Christmas day bells
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York City : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Bound in Morocco.
First Line: Where sweet scented perfume breezes blow, so gayly
Chorus: Some night, when the eastern moon's rising, I'll be bound for Morocco
Music by: Herscher, Louis.
Words by: Herscher, Louis.
P/P/D: New York : Leo Feist, Inc., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Braziliana.
First Line: When the shades of night begin to fall and magic music fills the air,
Chorus: My Braziliana maiden wants me
Music by: Dixon, Harold.
Words by: Dixon, Harold.
P/P/D: St. Louis, Chicago, and Atlanta : Dixon- Lane Pub. Co., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: The broadway blues.
First Line: When you hear your feet, echo in the street
Chorus: When your heart is aching for the trees
Music by: Morgan, Carey.
Words by: Swanstrom, Arthur.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin Inc., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Chasin' the blues.
First Line: I just heard of a new dance, right from Honky Tonk Town
Chorus: Bring your baby close up to your side, fall into a slow easy stride
Music by: Green, Bud, Al. Bernard, and Al. Piantadosi.
Words by: Green, Bud, Al. Bernard, and Al. Piantadosi.
P/P/D: New York City : Al. Pantiosi & Co. Inc., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Chinese firecrackers.
First Line: Charlie Younge lay smoking on his bunk one night
Chorus: Hop Toy, Ming Foy, Sing Goy, Ung Loy, Suey Pow, Yen-shee Gow Main
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin Inc., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Ching-a Ling's jazz bazaar.
First Line: Ching Ling Far owns a bazaar, way down in Chinatown
Chorus: Down to Ching-a Ling-a Ling-Ling's china jazz bazaar
Music by: Bridges, Ethel.
Words by: Johnson, Howard.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist Inc., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Cotton (Cotton was a little Dixie rose).
First Line: Cotton fields remind me of a story I once heard, and now as I recall it, I remember ev'ry word;
Chorus: Cotton, folks all hugged and kissed him, Cotton, ev'rybody missed him;
Music by: Rose, Fred.
Words by: Little, Geo. A.
P/P/D: New York : M. Witman & Sons, c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Hold me.
First Line: I must confess that I like you but there is something a miss
Chorus: Hold me fold me right in your arms
Music by: Hickman, Art, and Ben Black.
Words by: Hickman, Art, and Ben Black.
P/P/D: San Francisco; New York and Detroit : Sherman, Clay & Co.; Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Hop skip and jump.
First Line: There's a tune that's got me going, a tune that starts a flowing
Chorus: It keeps a running thru my brain, until I nearly go insane
Music by: Dyson, Hal.
Words by: Weslyn, Louis.
P/P/D: New York : Jos. W. Stern & Co., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Hunika (a Hawaiian lullaby).
First Line: Oh, how I, how I am sighing for that old Hawaiian shore
Chorus: Hunika sweet Hunika how I love my Hunika,
Music by: Fisher, Fred, and Johnny S. Black.
Words by: Fisher, Fred, and Johnny S. Black.
P/P/D: New York : Fred Fisher Inc., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: I want a good, big hearted man.
First Line: I am looking for a good hearted man
Chorus: I want a man a good big hearted man
Music by: Sullivan, William A.
Words by: Sullivan, William A.
P/P/D: Chicago : Weaver & Harrison Music Publishers, c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Idle dreams.
First Line: Beside an idol carved of stone, a China boy sits all alone
Chorus: Come on my China maid, I call you from your throne of jade
Music by: Gershwin, George.
Words by: Jackson, Arthur.
P/P/D: New York : T.B. Harms and Francis, Day & Hunter, c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: I'll be with you when the clouds roll by.
First Line: Raindrops raindrops falling from above seems that each one tells its tale of love
Chorus: I'll be with you when the clouds roll by as they drift along away up high
Music by: Kuhn, Robert, Paul Kuhn, and Charles Kuhn.
Words by: Kuhn, Robert, Paul Kuhn, and Charles Kuhn.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: I'll see you in Cuba.
First Line: Not so far from here, there's a lively atmosphere, ev'rybody's going there this year
Chorus: Cuba there's where I'm going, Cuba there's where I'll stay
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: I'm wild about moonshine.
First Line: Today I met a colored girl named Susan Anna Gray
Chorus: I've gone wild I'm wild about moonshine, I'm crazy 'bout moonshine
Music by: Creamer and Layton.
Words by: Creamer and Layton.
P/P/D: New York, Chicago and Toronto : Chas. K. Harris, c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: In old Manila.
First Line: Take me where the silver moon is beaming
Chorus: In old Manila down beside the moonlit bay
Music by: Earl, Mary.
Words by: Earl, Mary.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Inc., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: It seems like ages and ages and you've only been gone a day.
First Line: Your voice I hear, you seem so near, still you are far, far away
Chorus: It seems like ages and ages, and you've only been gone a day
Music by: Kendis & Brockman.
Words by: Kendis & Brockman.
P/P/D: New York City : Kendis- Brockman Music Co., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: The Japanese sandman.
First Line: Won't you stretch imagination for the moment and come with me
Chorus: Here's the Japanese sandman sneaking on with the dew
Music by: Whiting, Richard A.
Words by: Egan, Raymond B.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Keep your eyes down Mary you're a big girl now.
First Line: Sweet Mary Brown on graduation day forgot each word she was supposed to say
Chorus: Just keep your eyes down Mary
Music by: Blick, Raymond C., Raymond B. Egan, and Richard A. Whiting.
Words by: Blick, Raymond C., Raymond B. Egan, and Richard A. Whiting.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Laughing vamp.
First Line: You have heard about the dreadful vampires of today
Chorus: Smile with me just a little bit
Music by: Vincent, Nat, Billy Baskette, Billy Frisch, Bernie Grossman, Will Donaldson, Sam Ehrlich, Leon Flatow, Bobby Jones, Al. Siegal, and Jimmie Brown.
Words by: Vincent, Nat, Billy Baskette, Billy Frisch, Bernie Grossman, Will Donaldson, Sam Ehrlich, Leon Flatow, Bobby Jones, Al. Siegal, and Jimmie Brown.
P/P/D: Chicago : Will Rossiter, c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Lola (my Brazilian maid).
First Line: Lola, I've been dreaming of the Amazon shore
Chorus:
Music by: Applefield, Eva.
Words by: Weslyn, Louis.
P/P/D: San Francisco : Daniels & Wilson, Inc., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Murder!
First Line: There's murder in the air
Chorus: Oh! just hear that banjo
Music by: Gay, Byron.
Words by: Gay, Byron.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Old man jazz.
First Line: Old man jazz has just arrived in town
Chorus: Some jazz! old man jazz has gone away from town, that's why ev'rybody is wears a frown.
Music by: Quaw, Gene.
Words by: Quaw, Gene.
P/P/D: New York : Jos. W. Stern & Co., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Oh! Mother I'm wild.
First Line: Percival Algy was a sweet little boy
Chorus: Oh! mother, you wouldn't know your child
Music by: Johnson, Howard, Harry Pease, and Eddie Nelson.
Words by: Johnson, Howard, Harry Pease, and Eddie Nelson.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist Inc., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Oriental stars.
First Line: Purple night, purple night cast her soft mellow light on the sands, desert sands
Chorus: Shine down, you dreamy Oriental stars
Music by: Monaco, James V.
Words by: Monaco, James V.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Inc., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Rose of Washington Square.
First Line: I'm Rosie, the queen of the models I used to live up in the Bronx but I wander'd from there down to Washington Square and Bohemian honky tonks
Chorus: Rose of Washington Square I'm withering there in basement air I'm fading
Music by: Hanley, James F.
Words by: MacDonald, Ballard.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Inc., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Scandal walk.
First Line: Have you heard the latest scandal?
Chorus: Everybody do the scandal walk
Music by: Gershwin, Geo.
Words by: Gershwin, Geo.
P/P/D: New York : T. B. Harms and Francis, Day & Hunter, c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Struttin' yo' stuff.
First Line: Listen folks! here's a chance to learn the latest dance
Chorus: First you grab your partner then you "get way back"
Music by: Koehler, Ted, and Spencer Williams.
Words by: Koehler, Ted, and Spencer Williams.
P/P/D: Chicago : Will Rossiter, c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Tell me little gypsy.
First Line: Deep down in my heart there's a burning question
Chorus: Tell me little gypsy what the future holds for me
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: When Alexander blues the blues.
First Line: Now Alexander, now Alexander was a syncopating man
Chorus: When Alexander blues the blues he's like a messenger of happy news
Music by: Squires, Harry D.
Words by: Freedman, Max C.
P/P/D: New York : Jack Mills, Inc., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Whispering.
First Line: Honey I have something to tell you
Chorus: Whispering while you cuddle near me
Music by: Schonberger, John.
Words by: Schonberger, Malvin.
P/P/D: San Francisco : Sherman, Clay & Co., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: White feather.
First Line: When the moon is shining high in the sky, we shall fly you and I
Chorus: My sweet white feather we two together
Music by: Bernard, Peter, and Bert Worth.
Words by: Bernard, Peter, and Bert Worth.
P/P/D: London; New York : Herman Darewski Music Publishing Co; Leo Feist Inc., c1920.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Alarm clock blues.
First Line: Music, sweet music, has always appealed to me
Chorus: I've got those perturbin' sleep disturbin' alarm clock blues
Music by: Steiger, Jimmy, and Neuman Fier.
Words by: Steiger, Jimmy, and Neuman Fier.
P/P/D: New York : Jack Mills Inc., c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: All by myself.
First Line: I'm so unhappy what'll I do
Chorus: All by myself in the morning, all by myself in the night
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin Inc., c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Answer (saying that you love me).
First Line: Dearie I'm alone far far away from home
Chorus: Answer saying that you love me
Music by: Vause, Norman J.
Words by: Vause, Norman J.
P/P/D: New York : Harry Von Tilzer Music Pub. Co., c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
Note: Unpublished parts for this song were arranged by C. Weir Kirk.
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Title: Call me back, pal, o' mine.
First Line: I am thinking today of a pal far away that I left in the days long ago
Chorus: Call me back pal o' mine, let me dream once again
Music by: Dixon, Harold.
Words by: Brown, Morgan.
P/P/D: St. Louis, Chicago : Dixon- Lane Music Pub. Co., c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Dangerous blues.
First Line: Ta de da da de dum, ta de da da de dum that melody is in the air
Chorus: Oh I've got those dangerous blues ( so sweet and pretty)
Music by: Brown, Billie.
Words by: Brown, Anna Welker.
P/P/D: Kansas City, MO : J. W. Jenkins Sons Music Co., c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Honey (dat's all).
First Line: Jes' a little honeybee buzzin' 'roun' yo' mammy's knee
Chorus:
Music by: Van Alstyne, Egbert.
Words by: Gillespie, Haven.
P/P/D: New York : Van Alstyne and Curtis, c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Hail Chicago!
First Line: Gem of cities of our nation we to thee our homage bring
Chorus: Hail Chicago! Hail Chicago! first in art and industry
Music by: Allan, Bob.
Words by: Turnquist, Ted.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist Inc., c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: I'm gonna float my boat right back to Terre Haute.
First Line: Paris France New York or Chicago haven't got a chance you can't compare them with that Indiana town of mine
Chorus: Float my boat right back to Terre Haute that's where the banks of the Wabash beckon to me
Music by: Scott, Malcolm.
Words by: Scott, Malcolm.
P/P/D: Terre Haute, IN : M. C. Scott, c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: It takes a good man to do that.
First Line: King Solomon was the first Romeo far as I can understand
Chorus: It takes a good man to do that
Music by: Bayha, Jack Elliot, and Chris Smith.
Words by: Bayha, Jack Elliot, and Smith Chris.
P/P/D: New York : Stark & Cowan, Inc., c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: I've got a gal (thousand mile).
First Line: O people, I got a gal, sev'n feet tall, sleeps in the kitchen with her feet in the hall.
Chorus: My gal, my pal, I'm blue clear thru
Music by: Baxter, Phil.
Words by: Baxter, Phil.
P/P/D: Dallas : Majestic Music Publishing Co., c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Just been wond'ring all day long.
First Line: Just been wond'ring all day long what I'd do if you were gone
Chorus:
Music by: Canning, Irene Akerley.
Words by: Canning, Irene Akerley.
P/P/D: New York : M. Whitmark & Sons, c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Lonesome hours.
First Line:
Chorus:
Music by: Freind, Cliff.
Words by: Rose, Harry.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin Inc., c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Ma.
First Line: Little Lilly was oh so silly and shy
Chorus: "Ma" he's making eyes at me, "ma" he's awful nice to me
Music by: Conrad, Con.
Words by: Clare, Sidney.
P/P/D: New York : Fred Fisher, Inc., c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Mississippi cradle.
First Line: Softly in my dreams comes a haunting melody
Chorus: Rock me in my Mississippi cradle, let me look into my mammy's eyes;
Music by: Olman, Abe.
Words by: Yellen, Jack.
P/P/D: Chicago : Forster Music Pub., Inc., c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Muscle shoals blues.
First Line: Hurry up mama pack your grip let's go back to old muscle shoals for a trip
Chorus: Ma-ma-ma-ma-ma-ma why don't you join hands and go with me to muscle shoals town
Music by: Thomas, Geo. W.
Words by: Thomas, Geo. W.
P/P/D: Chicago : Geo, W. Thomas and Co., c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: My sunny Tennessee.
First Line: When the shades of night are falling, Tennessee, I hear you calling
Chorus: I wanna be in Tennessee in my Dixie paradise
Music by: Kalmar, Bert, Harry Ruby, and Herman Ruby.
Words by: Kalmar, Bert, Harry Ruby, and Herman Ruby.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Oh boy! (that hula hula).
First Line: To the tune of the Ukulele, here a maiden dances gaily
Chorus: Oh boy! when you see that hula hula dance
Music by: Riley, Edward.
Words by: Lockard, Ray W.
P/P/D: Des Moines : Riley & Co., c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Over the hill.
First Line: Daddy o'mine, dear mother divine, this world's unjust, I fear
Chorus: Over the hill, over the hill, why should they be there, over the hill?
Music by: Allen, Edgar, and Maurie Rubens.
Words by: Klein, Lou.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Inc., c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Remember the rose.
First Line: I have told this rose I will love you evermore
Chorus: When you are away dear remember the rose
Music by: Simons, Seymour B.
Words by: Mitchell, Sidney D.
P/P/D: New York, Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Sally.
First Line: There's some one that I can't forget where I may be; though not of high degree she's all the world to me.
Chorus: "Dear little girl, I love you, dear little girl; though the dress that you wear is a poor affair; you made me care."
Music by: Kern, Jerome.
Words by: Grey, Clifford.
P/P/D: New York : T. B. Harms Co., c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Scandinavia (sing dose song and make dose music).
First Line: Sing dose song and make dose music
Chorus: Scandinavia I love you
Music by: Perkins, Ray.
Words by: Perkins, Ray.
P/P/D: New York : Stark & Cowan, Inc., c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Song of love.
First Line: Once on a time, in a kingdom by the sea, lived a young prince sad and lonely
Chorus: You are my song of love melody immortal echo of Paradise heard through Heaven's portal
Music by: Schubert, Franz, Heinrich Berte, and Sigmund Romberg.
Words by: Donnely, Dorothy.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist Inc., c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Tuck me to sleep in my old Tucky home.
First Line: Old Kentucky cradled me when I was born
Chorus: Tuck me to sleep in my old 'Tucky home
Music by: Meyer, Geo. W.
Words by: Lewis, Sam M., and Joe Young.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin Inc., c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Vamping Rose.
First Line: There's a certain girlie, she's a ghetto queen
Chorus: Vamping Rose, there she goes, in her fancy clothes
Music by: Violinsky, and Ira Schuster.
Words by: Hanlon, Bert, and Ben Ryan.
P/P/D: New York : Leo Feist, Inc., c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: The wang wang blues.
First Line: I've got the bluest blues, I'm just as blue as can be
Chorus: Wang wang blues, she's gone and left me with the wang wang blues
Music by: Mueller, Gus., "Buster" Johnson, and Henry Busse.
Words by: Wood, Leo.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: When shall we meet again.
First Line: The fairest sky or the brightest eye may cloud with the word "au revoir"
Chorus: When shall we meet again after this "au revoir" dear
Music by: Whiting, Richard A.
Words by: Egan, Raymond B.
P/P/D: New York : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1921.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Achin' hearted blues.
First Line: Listen folks it's no joke I'm as blue as I can be
Chorus: Got those dog gone achin' hearted blues 'bout my baby
Music by: Williams, Clarence, Clarence Johnson, and Spencer Williams.
Words by: Williams, Clarence, Clarence Johnson, and Spencer Williams.
P/P/D: New York : Clarence Williams Music Pub. Co. Inc., c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Dearest you're the nearest to my heart.
First Line: Ev'ryone has something to be thankful for
Chorus: Dearest I love you always think of you
Music by: Akst, Harry.
Words by: Davis, Benny.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Do it again!
First Line: Tell me, tell me, what did you do to me?
Chorus: Oh, do it again, I may say, "no, no, no, no, no," but do it again.
Music by: Gershwin, George.
Words by: De Sylva, B. G.
P/P/D: New York : Harms Inc., c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Hawaiian slumbertime.
First Line: Sun sinking, stars blinking up above
Chorus: Slumbertime, sweetheart mine, strolling here once more
Music by: Vendersloot, Carl.
Words by: Sherwood, Ray.
P/P/D: Williamsport, PA : Vandersloot Music Pub. Co., c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Home sick.
First Line: I feel very blue, yes I do, can't you tell
Chorus: Homesick, I know just what's the matter I'm homesick that's all
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Houston blues.
First Line: I can stay right here and really look a thousand miles away
Chorus: The Houston girls the Houston girls they have a dance down there they dance in a whirl
Music by: Thomas, Geo. W.
Words by: Thomas, Geo. W.
P/P/D: Chicago : Geo. W. Thomas & Co., c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: I go to claim my love.
First Line: The breath of the desert is cooling the crimson sunbirds fly where Allah's palms are waving beneath a primrose sky
Chorus:
Music by: Royce, James Stanley.
Words by: Royce, James Stanley.
P/P/D: Williamsport, PA : Vandersloot Music Publishing Co., c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: I had a garden.
First Line: I had a garden where in a rose bloomed for me in a day
Chorus:
Music by: Royce, James Stanley.
Words by: Royce, James Stanley.
P/P/D: Williamsport, PA : Vandersloot Music Publishing, c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: I love a little cottage.
First Line: I love a little church-house on a friendly little hill, I love a little school-house with a flow'ring window sill
Chorus:
Music by: O'Hara, Geoffrey.
Words by: Stott, Francis Gilmore.
P/P/D: Cleveland : Sam Fox Pub. Co., c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: I want some money (gimme some, gimme some).
First Line: What is it that ev'rybody craves for, what is it that ev'rybody raves for
Chorus: I want some money gimme some, gimme some, gimme some, gimme some do,
Music by: Silberman, L.
Words by: Rule, Herbert, and Fred Holt.
P/P/D: London : Anglo-French Music Publisher, c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: If winter comes (summer will come again).
First Line: Love is a tale that is told, life is a book we may read.
Chorus: If winter comes and all your skies are grey;
Music by: Tennent, H.M.
Words by: Arkell, Reginald.
P/P/D: New York : Chappell-Harms, Inc., c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: I'll stand beneath your window to-night and whistle.
First Line: I'm all smiles, great big smiles, just got an answer to a letter I wrote
Chorus: I'll stand beneath your window to-night and whistle for you
Music by: Benson, Jerry, Jimmie McHugh, and Georgie Price.
Words by: Benson, Jerry, Jimmie McHugh, and Georgie Price.
P/P/D: New York : Jack Mills, Inc., c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: In rose time.
First Line: When roses bloom the sweet perfume fills all the air with gladness
Chorus: In rose time, in rose time, 'tis then I long to see,
Music by: Phillips, Edna J. Allen.
Words by: Phillips, Edna J. Allen.
P/P/D: Chicago : Mid-West Music House Publishers, c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: It was June.
First Line: It was June when they met where the roses grew
Chorus:
Music by: Royce, James Stanley.
Words by: Royce, James Stanley.
P/P/D: Williamsport, PA : Vandersloot Music Publishing Co., c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: I've got the wonder where he went and when he's coming back blues.
First Line:
Chorus:
Music by: Little, George A., and Tommy Lyman.
Words by: Little, George A., and Tommy Lyman.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: I've got those bonus blues.
First Line: You've heard of all kinds of blues
Chorus: Yes I've got those Bonus Blues
Music by: Frangkiser, C.M.
Words by: Hatton, Lew.
P/P/D: Fort Dodge, Iowa : K.L King Music House, c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Je cherche apres titine.
First Line: Je vous d'mand' pardon messieurs dames D'avoir l'air inquietet confus
Chorus: Je cherche apres Titine Titine! Titine! Je cherche apres Titine Et ne la trouve pas
Music by: Daniderff, Leo.
Words by:
P/P/D: Amsterdam :, C1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Kiss mama kiss papa.
First Line: There lives next door to me a newly married pair.
Chorus: Kiss Mama kiss Papa you wonderful child.
Music by: Herman, Al.
Words by: Fairman, Geo.
P/P/D: New York : Jack Mills, Inc., c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: The land o' romance.
First Line: There are many lands in this old world of ours
Chorus: The land of Romance where love reigns supreme, the wonderful land of which all of us dream
Music by: Gartlan, George H.
Words by: Michel, Rachel.
P/P/D: New York : Hinds, Hayden & Eldredge, Inc., c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Love's paradise (I never knew).
First Line: Ev'ry morn must have its dawning, ev'ry day its close;
Chorus: I never knew what gladness meant, until you came my way
Music by: Royce, James Stanley.
Words by: Royce, James Stanley.
P/P/D: Williamsport, PA : Vandersloot Music Publishing Co., c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Lovin' Sam (The sheik of Alabam').
First Line: Listen sisters and brothers, I suppose you've heard of the 'Sheik
Chorus: People call him Lovin' Sam He's the Sheik of Alabam'
Music by: Ager, Milton.
Words by: Yellen, Jack.
P/P/D: New York : Ager, Yellen & Bornstein Inc., c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Meanderin'.
First Line: Happy, happy, happy me! I'm full of ecstasy. My heart am thumpin, jumpin, bumpin most excitedly.
Chorus: Meand'rin' down the lane with Mandy
Music by: Gideon, Melville.
Words by: Cliff, Laddie, and Melville Gideon.
P/P/D: London : Francis, Day & Hunter, c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: The midnight choo-choo (bound for Maryland).
First Line: Maryland; Maryland; I love you best of all, Maryland; Maryland; I seem to hear you call
Chorus: Goodbye, I'm leaving on the midnight choo-choo bound for Maryland.
Music by: Gilbert, Jos. Geo.
Words by: Gilbert, Jos. Geo.
P/P/D: London : The Lawrence Wright Music Co., c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: My buddy.
First Line: Life is a book that we study some of its leaves bring a sigh
Chorus: Nights are long since you went away I think about you all thru the day My Buddy
Music by: Donaldson, Walter.
Words by: Kahn, Gus.
P/P/D: New York-Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: My old Hawaiian home.
First Line: Memories of home come stealing o'er me as I roam
Chorus: Pretty little island of the sea, you are just a wonderland to me
Music by: Vandersloot, F.W.
Words by: Sherwood, Ray.
P/P/D: Williamsport, PA : Vandersloot Music Publishing Co., c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Poor little me.
First Line: I don't like to complain but I think it's a shame I don't know what the word love means
Chorus: Poor little me always lonesome and sad poor little me always getting in bad
Music by: Davis, Benny.
Words by: Davis, Benny.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin Inc., c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922

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Title: Some sunny day.
First Line: My heart goes pitter patter, no one knows what's the matter, just received a telegram from Alabam' my home
Chorus: Some sunny day with a smile on my face, I'll go back to that place far away
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Song of India.
First Line: A lonely little maid across the sea is waiting for her sweetheart patiently
Chorus:
Music by: Rimsky-Korsakoff, N.
Words by: Wilson, Al., and Jim Brennan.
P/P/D: New York : Edward B. Marks Music Co., c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: Trees.
First Line: I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree
Chorus:
Music by: Rasbach, Oscar.
Words by: Kilmer, Joyce.
P/P/D: New York : G. Schirmer, Inc., c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: When the world goes back on you.
First Line: Millions of hearts on the byways of life, are burdened with sorrow and care
Chorus: When the world goes back on you, and your rainbow's lost it's hue
Music by: Durand, Hampton.
Words by: Moore, Leo.
P/P/D: New York : Joe Mittenthal, Inc., c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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Title: You remind me of my mother.
First Line: You ask me why I fell in love with you, I'm goin' to tell you the truth, dear, I'm goin' to tell you the truth
Chorus: You remind me of my mother my mother was a lot like you
Music by: Cohan, George M.
Words by: Cohan, George M.
P/P/D: New York : M. Witmark & Sons, c1922.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1918-1922
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