Kirk Collection

Popular Song Index
(Commercial Sheet Music)
Part 6: 1923-1929

Kirk Sheet Music Table of Contents Page

This portion of the index provides records to 182 titles published from 1923 through 1929. 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.

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Title: The clitter clitter clatter of Selina's clogs.
First Line: Up in sunny Wigan where the reels of cotton grow lives a dusky maiden, but she ain't a coloured Chloe
Chorus: Oh, there's magic in the air, in the sunshine and the fogs, but the magic I prefer is the clitter clitter clatter of Selina's clogs
Music by: Foley, Jack.
Words by: Foley, Jack.
P/P/D: London : Herman Darewski Music Publishing Co., c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
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Title: Cut yourself a piece of cake.
First Line: My friend Jonesie he got married just the other night, Jonesie was a man who had an awful appetite
Chorus: Cut yourself a piece of cake and make yourself at home, I'm sorry that I can't cook steak but cake is so high-toned
Music by: James, Billy.
Words by: James, Billy.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Don't forget.
First Line: I've been thinking, I've been thinking, of our love affair
Chorus: Don't forget the fond caresses waiting her for you
Music by: Arthurs, George, and John P. Long.
Words by: Arthurs, George, and John P. Long.
P/P/D: London : Francis, Day & Hunter, c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
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Title: I cried for you.
First Line: I remember other days how I used to weep over things you said to me I couldn't even sleep
Chorus: I cried for you now it's your turn to cry over me
Music by: Freed, Arthur, Gus Arnheim, and Abe Lyman.
Words by: Freed, Arthur, Gus Arnheim, and Abe Lyman.
P/P/D: New York : Miller Music, Inc., c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: If love were all.
First Line: When first your eyes looked into mine in my heart there was ecstasy
Chorus: If love were all, oh, if love were all, I'd be forever by your side
Music by: Axt, William.
Words by: Wells, Martha Lois.
P/P/D: New York : Richmond-Robbins, Inc., c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
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Title: I've got a man of my own.
First Line: Talk about your lovin' man you ought to see mine
Chorus: I'm so glad I've got a man of my own I'm leaving all the other's alone
Music by: Thomas, George W.
Words by: Thomas, George W.
P/P/D: Chicago : Geo. W. Thomas Music Co., c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
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Title: Last night on the back porch (I loved her best of all).
First Line: There's a girl I'm wild about ev'ry time I take her out I hug her I squeeze her I tease her so
Chorus: I love her in the morning and I love her at night
Music by: Brown, Lew, and Carl Schraubstader.
Words by: Brown, Lew, and Carl Schraubstader.
P/P/D: New York : Skidmore Music Co. Inc., c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
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Title: Linger awhile (A dancing song).
First Line: The time is coming soon to say good bye, a time of sadness it will be
Chorus: The stars shine above you, Yet linger awhile
Music by: Rose, Vincent.
Words by: Owens, Harry.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist Inc., c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Louisville Lou (the vampin' lady).
First Line: Folks, you've heard of scandalous vamps; history is full of love makin' champs
Chorus: They call the lady Louisville Lou oh, what that vampin' baby can do
Music by: Ager, Milton.
Words by: Yellen, Jack.
P/P/D: New York : Ager, Yellen & Bornstein Inc., c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: My sweetie went away (she didn't say where, when or why).
First Line: I've got a love sick tale to tell to you 'tho' it's no affair of mine
Chorus: "My sweetie went away, but she didn't say where, she didn't say when, she didn't say why; or bid me "good--bye"
Music by: Turk, Roy, and Lou Handman.
Words by: Turk, Roy, and Lou Handman.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co, c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
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Title: O (OH!).
First Line:
Chorus: Oh lady "O," how she can snuggle, she's as sweet as can be
Music by: Gay, Byron, and Arnold Johnson.
Words by: Gay, Byron.
P/P/D: New York : Leo Feist Inc., c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: O sole mio.
First Line: Without the sunshine, there could be no flowers, without your smiling eyes, love ne'er would come to me
Chorus: Sunshine and you dear, a world of bliss, love lives a new dear in ev'ry kiss
Music by: di Capua, Eward.
Words by: Meskill, J. Macklyn.
P/P/D: New York : Robbins Music Corporation, c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: A perfect kiss (Un baiser parfait).
First Line: Hold me in your arms and press your lips to mine
Chorus: Waltz with me dear, dream while the lights burning low hearts so free dear far from the world we will go
Music by: Beaucaire, Armand.
Words by: St. Ives, Antoinette.
P/P/D: Chicago : Dixon-Lane Music Pub. Co., c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
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Title: Salt your sugar.
First Line: Parson Lee from Tennessee was a bible loving man
Chorus: Salt your sugar for a rainy day salt your sugar put your dough away
Music by: Simons, Seymour.
Words by: Simons, Seymour.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin Inc., c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
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Title: San.
First Line: King San of Senegal sat on the shore at Bulamay
Chorus: Oh, sweet-heart Lona, my darling Lona, why have you gone away
Music by: McPhail, Lindsay, and Walter Michels.
Words by: McPhail, Lindsay, and Walter Michels.
P/P/D: New York : L.B. Curtis Music Publisher, c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
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Title: Sing along!
First Line: As down the road of life we go to seek our promised land, we'll often find our progress slow and need a helping hand
Chorus: Sing along! Oh, sing along! At work or while at play
Music by: Penn, Arthur A.
Words by: Penn, Arthur A.
P/P/D: New York : M. Witmark & Sons, c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Sleep.
First Line: Sleep, sleep, sleep how we love to sleep
Chorus: Sleep, sleep, sleep how we love to sleep
Music by: Lebieg, Earl.
Words by: Lebieg, Earl.
P/P/D: San Francisco : Sherman, Clay & Co., c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
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Title: Slow poke.
First Line: My beau is my delight, he calls on me each night, but one thing makes us fight, and I'm worried
Chorus: Slow poke, come on and dance with me
Music by: Gold, Joe.
Words by: Faggen, I. Jay.
P/P/D: New York : M. Witmark & Sons, c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
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Title: Sugar blues.
First Line: Have you heard these blues that I'm going to sing to you
Chorus: Sugar blues ev'rybody's singing the sugar blues
Music by: Williams, Clarence.
Words by: Fletcher, Lucy.
P/P/D: New York : Clarence Williams Music Publishing Co., Inc., c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
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Title: That old gang of mine.
First Line: I've got a longin' way down in my heart. For that old gang that has drifted apart
Chorus: Gee but I'd give the world to see that old gang of mine I can't forget that old quartette that sang "Sweet Adeline"
Music by: Henderson, Ray.
Words by: Rose, Billy, and Mort Dixon.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
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Title: There's just a bit o' Heaven in your smile.
First Line: When I am weary at close of day, I seek your side where I love to stay
Chorus: There's just a bit o' heaven in your smile
Music by: David, Lee.
Words by: Ley, Benton.
P/P/D: New York : M. Witmark & Sons, c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
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Title: True.
First Line: Ev'rything will soon be oh so rosy
Chorus: True I keep a thinkin' of spring time true I keep thinkin' about ring time
Music by: Bernie, Ben, Violinsky, and Ben Ryan.
Words by: Bernie, Ben, Violinsky, and Ben Ryan.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Vamping Sal (The Sheba of Georgia).
First Line: All you folks come gather 'round and listen to this tale
Chorus: They call her Vamping Sal the Sheba of Georgia
Music by: Pollack, Lew.
Words by: Creamer, Henry.
P/P/D: New York : M. Witmark & Sons, c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Waitin' for the evenin' mail (sittin' on the inside, lookin' at the outside).
First Line: Passing by the jail this morn heard a hard luck brother moan
Chorus: Sittin' on the inside, lookin' at the outside, waitin' for the ev'nin' mail
Music by: Baskette, Billy.
Words by: Baskette, Billy.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
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Title: The waltz of long ago.
First Line:
Chorus:
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
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Title: Weddin' blues.
First Line: Ev'ry time I hear those wedding chimes swingin' singin' ringin' happy rhymes
Chorus: Oh I've got the weddin' blues honeymoonin weddin' blues
Music by: Cooke, Charles L., and Egbert Van Alstyne.
Words by: Gillespie, Haven.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: When clouds have vanished and skies are blue.
First Line: Sweetheart, of you I am dreaming here in the sunset glow
Chorus: When clouds have vanished and skies are blue, I'll come back, sweetheart, to you
Music by: Johnson, Charles. L.
Words by: Clay, William R.
P/P/D: Chicago : Forster Music Publisher Inc., c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
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Title: When you walked out someone else walked right in.
First Line: My honey do you remember 'twas a December day
Chorus: When you walked out someone else walked right in
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
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Title: You're in Kentucky sure as you're born.
First Line: I've heard a lot 'bout paradise but paradise ain't half as nice as my Kentucky home sweet home
Chorus: When you see a field where grass is blue and ev'ry things looks good to you you're in Kentucky sure as you're born
Music by: Little, George A., Haven Gillespie, and Larry Shay.
Words by: Little, George A., Haven Gillespie, and Larry Shay.
P/P/D: New York : Broadway Music Corporation, c1923.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
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Title: Adoration waltz.
First Line: Soft thru the trees, borne on the breeze, love strains so tenderly
Chorus: That fascinating waltz, dear, brings love thougths of you
Music by: Magine, Frank.
Words by: Otis, A.F., and C. Romano.
P/P/D: Kansas City : J.W. Jenkins Sons Music Co., c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: At the rainbow's end.
First Line: I've wandered many, many miles to find the rainbow's end
Chorus: Oh, love of my life I have found you
Music by: Herbert, Victor.
Words by: Young, Rita Johnson.
P/P/D: New York : Harms, Inc., c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Dear little home of my dreams.
First Line: After the day's work is over, I look for contentment and rest
Chorus: Dear little home of my dreams
Music by: Ball, Ernest R.
Words by: Davidson, Wm. B.
P/P/D: New York : M. Whitmark & Sons, c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Drift back to me.
First Line: Dear summer gal down by the sea, you drifted into me
Chorus: Will you remember me, our romance by the sea?
Music by: Conover, Francis.
Words by: Conover, Francis.
P/P/D: Avon, NJ : Jimmy France Music Pub., Co., c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Give me one rose to remember.
First Line: This day with you was like a wreath of roses
Chorus: Give me one rose to remember, one moment divine
Music by: Grey, Frank H.
Words by: Callahan, J. Will.
P/P/D: New York : M. Whitmark & Sons, c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Home to my joy and thee.
First Line: The east wind comes gaily with ripple and foam
Chorus:
Music by: Vanderpool, Frederick W.
Words by: Hartly, Susan.
P/P/D: New York : M. Whitmark & Sons, c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: I can't get the one I want those I get I don't want.
First Line: I'm the most unlucky person that you ever saw
Chorus: I can't get the one I want those I get I don't want
Music by: Handman, Lou.
Words by: Rose, Billy, and Herman Ruby.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: If I didn't know your husband and you didn't know my wife [Incomplete].
First Line: Two young couples that I know, who always pal around, any place they're bound, both of them are found
Chorus: We understand each other, we'd live a merry life, if I didn't know your husband and you didn't know my wife
Music by: Baer, Abel.
Words by: Gilbert, L. Wolfe.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: If you'll come back.
First Line: Boat's 'bout to leave from the landing
Chorus: If you'll come back if you just say you'll come back
Music by: Ehrlich, Sam, and Turner Layton.
Words by: Ehrlich, Sam, and Turner Layton.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: I'll hear again your song.
First Line: I heard you singing, and in the flow'ring trees, birds hear your song
Chorus:
Music by: Conner, Pierre.
Words by: Johnstone, Gordon.
P/P/D: New York : M. Whitmark & Sons, c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Indian dawn.
First Line: Dawn wind sighs; wild bird waking
Chorus:
Music by: Zamecnik, J. S.
Words by: Roos, Charles O.
P/P/D: Cleveland : Sam Fox Pub. Co., c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Indian love call.
First Line: Ooh! ooh! so echoes of sweet love notes gently fall
Chorus: When I'm calling you will you answer too
Music by: Friml, Rudolf.
Words by: Harbach, Otto, and Oscar Hammerstein.
P/P/D: New York : Harms Inc., c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Kiss me goodnight.
First Line: Dearest, the last waltz is over
Chorus: Sweetheart we part so kiss me goodnight
Music by: Bernie, Ben, Vernon Stevens, Gladys Gillette, and Elmer Olson.
Words by: Bernie, Ben, Vernon Stevens, Gladys Gillette, and Elmer Olson.
P/P/D: Kansas City, MO : J.W. Jenkins Sons Music Co., c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Let's waken the world with a love song.
First Line: Under the sheen of a silver veil the blue night is riding on
Chorus: So, let's waken the world with a love song
Music by: Whiting, Richard A., and Stephen Pasternacki.
Words by: Egan, Raymond B.
P/P/D: New York : M. Whitmark & Sons, c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Life and love seem sweeter after the storm.
First Line: Winds wail, clouds sail, into the path of the storm
Chorus: After the storm, the world is brighter than before
Music by: Nelson, Jack.
Words by: Nelson, Jack.
P/P/D: New York, NY : Jack Nelson Music Co., c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: My heart at thy sweet voice.
First Line: My heart at they sweet voice
Chorus: Ah give me your love so tender
Music by: Saint-saens, C.
Words by: Saint-saens, C.
P/P/D: New York : F. B. Haviland Pub. Co., c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: 'O Sole Mio (just like the sunrise).
First Line: Fond recollection, they are memr'y's treasures within my treasure chest apart from all the rest
Chorus: Just like the sunrise you came to me, just like the sunrise from out the sea
Music by: Di Capua, E., F. Henry Klickmann, and M. Kalua.
Words by: Dubin, Al., and G. Capurro.
P/P/D: New York : Jack Mills Inc., c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
Title: On the 'gin 'gin 'ginny shore.
First Line: I was born where Virginia roses smile up to the skies
Chorus: When the moon shines on the 'gin 'gin 'ginny shore
Music by: Donaldson, Walter.
Words by: Leslie, Edgar.
P/P/D: London : L. Silberman, c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: The one I love belongs to somebody else.
First Line: I'm unhappy so unhappy for I can see the one I love don't care for me
Chorus: The one I love belongs to somebody else
Music by: Jones, Isham.
Words by: Kahn, Gus.
P/P/D: Chicago : Milton Weil, Music Co., c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Red hot mamma.
First Line: I've got a girl, a wonderful girl
Chorus: Red hot mamma, red hot mamma, you're the one I need
Music by: Wells, Gilbert, Bud Cooper, and Fred Rose.
Words by: Wells, Gilbert, Bud Cooper, and Fred Rose.
P/P/D: New York City : Rainbow Music Corp., c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Rose- Marie.
First Line: Oh sweet Rose- Marie, it's easy to see why all who learn to know you love you
Chorus: Rose-Marie, I love you! I'm always dreaming of you
Music by: Friml, Rufolf.
Words by: Harbach, Otto, and Oscar Hammerstein.
P/P/D: New York : Harms Inc., c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Someday sweetheart.
First Line: You told me that you loved me true
Chorus: Someday sweetheart you may be sorry for what you've done
Music by: Spikes, John C., and Benjamin Spikes.
Words by: Spikes, John C., and Benjamin Spikes.
P/P/D: Chicago : Melrose Bros. Music Co., c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: The story of the rosary.
First Line: Once the angels played upon their beaten harps of gold
Chorus: They took the song that came from up above
Music by: Squires, Harry D.
Words by: Freed, Maxwell C.
P/P/D: New York : M. Whitmark & Sons, c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Tea for two.
First Line: I'm discontented with homes that are rented so I have invented my own
Chorus: Picture you upon my knee just tea for two and two for tea
Music by: Youmans, Vincent.
Words by: Caesar, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Harms Inc., c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: That old fashioned mother of mine.
First Line: Tonight the candle lights are gleaming
Chorus: You are the old fashioned mother that cuddled me close to your breast
Music by: Beebe, Bessie L.
Words by: Beebe Bessie L.
P/P/D: Cleveland and New York : Sam Fox Pub. Co., c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: West of the great divide.
First Line: The day is ending, you're smiling thru
Chorus: Out where the sun bids the day a fond good bye
Music by: Ball, Ernest R.
Words by: Whiting, George.
P/P/D: New York : M. Whitmark & Sons, c1924.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

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Title: Always.
First Line: Ev'rything went wrong, and the whole day long I'd feel so blue
Chorus: I'll be loving you, always with a love that's true, always
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1925.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Always [ukelele arrangement].
First Line: Ev'rything went wrong, and the whole day long I'd feel so blue
Chorus: I'll be loving you, always with a love that's true, always
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1925.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: The camel walk.
First Line: Honey baby don't you know, tonight is the night of the dark-town show
Chorus: Baby show me that camel walk
Music by: Smith, Chris, and Tim Brymn.
Words by: Mack, Cecil, and Bob Schafer.
P/P/D: New York : Broadway Music Corporation, c1925.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Chinky butterfly.
First Line: Far away over in China land; sailor boy kisses a tiny hand
Chorus: Chinky butterfly chinky bye and bye
Music by: David, Lee.
Words by: Rose, Billy.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, c1925.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Clap hands! here comes Charley.
First Line: Have you met my good friend Charley?
Chorus: Clap hands! Here comes Charley!
Music by: Meyer, Joseph.
Words by: Rose, Billy, and Ballard MacDonald.
P/P/D: New York City : Ager, Yellen & Bornstein, Inc., c1925.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
Note: Unpublished parts for this song were arranged by C. Weir Kirk.

Title: I never knew.
First Line: Maybe there were stars before I met you
Chorus: I never knew that roses grew
Music by: Fiorito, Ted.
Words by: Kahn, Gus.
P/P/D: New York City : Irving Berlin Inc., c1925.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: I wonder where my baby is tonight.
First Line: I burned up ev'ry letter, and thought I'd feel better
Chorus: I wonder where my baby is tonight
Music by: Donaldson, Walter.
Words by: Kahn, Gus.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1925.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: In the middle of the night.
First Line: Tiny stars above, little lamps of love
Chorus: In the middle of the night the moon was bright
Music by: Donaldson, Walter.
Words by: Rose, Billy.
P/P/D: New York City : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1925.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: A night of love.
First Line: Empty arms, since you're away
Chorus: When shadows fall I still recall my night of love and you
Music by: Spier, Larry.
Words by: De Sylva, B. G.
P/P/D: New York : Harms Inc., c1925.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: No man's mamma.
First Line: You may wonder what's the reason for this great big smile
Chorus: I can come when I please, I can go when I please
Music by: Pollack, Lew.
Words by: Yellen, Jack.
P/P/D: New York City : Ager, Yellen & Bornstein, Inc., c1925.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: That's why you're Mary mine.
First Line: A little girl climbing on her Mother's knee
Chorus: There's a reason for calling you Mary
Music by: King, Roy.
Words by: Mayo, Harry, and Sidney D. Mitchell.
P/P/D: New York : M. Witmark & Sons, c1925.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Too many parties and too many pals [Incomplete].
First Line: Night after night, you're at dances, home life means nothing to you
Chorus: Too many parties and too many pals
Music by: Henderson, Ray.
Words by: Rose, Billy, and Mort Dixon.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Fesit, Inc., c1925.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Truly I do.
First Line: Evening shades are falling, stars are peeping thru
Chorus: I love you truly I do
Music by: Palmer, Lester M., and Jess Williams.
Words by: Palmer, Lester M., and Jess Williams.
P/P/D: Chicago : Ted Browne Music Co., Inc., c1925.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Where the lovelight burns.
First Line: You're just a passing fancy I had to pass you by
Chorus: Where the lovelight is burning, and ev'ry heart beats true
Music by: Wright, Will.
Words by: Wright, Will.
P/P/D: Avon, NJ : Avon Music Pub. Co., c1925.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Wondering.
First Line: Right from the start, dear, you won my heart, dear
Chorus: Wonder if you're lonesome, wonder if you're blue
Music by: De Witt, Raymond, and Le Roy De Witt.
Words by: De Witt, Raymond, and Le Roy De Witt.
P/P/D: St. Louis, MO : Weile Pub. Co. Inc., c1925.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Yearning (just for you).
First Line: A song bird yearns to sing a love song
Chorus: Yearning just for you
Music by: Davis, Benny, and Joe Burke.
Words by: Davis, Benny, and Joe Burke.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1925.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: " You know I know."
First Line: Johnny thought a lot of Sue, and he told her so
Chorus: You know I know, that you know I love you
Music by: Bannister, Frank, and Sam Goold.
Words by: Bannister, Frank, and Sam Goold.
P/P/D: Chicago : Quigley & Benson, Inc., c1925.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

____________________ 1926____________________

Title: Alone.
First Line: I'm so lonely and blue just alonging for you
Chorus: All alone, all alone, I'm so lonely
Music by: Hargrave, F. Waldo.
Words by: Hargrave, F. Waldo.
P/P/D: St. Louis, MO : Midland Music Co., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Are you lonesome to-night?
First Line: Tonight I'm down hearted, for though we have parted, I love you, and I always will
Chorus: Are you lonesome tonight
Music by: Turk, Roy, and Lou Handman.
Words by: Turk, Roy, and Lou Handman.
P/P/D: New York : Bourne, Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: At peace with the world.
First Line: The day is done the golden sun is sinking behind the blue
Chorus: I love to spend the evening at peace with the world with you
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
Note: Two versions of this title are held. Version #1 contains "Made in U.S.A." statement.

Title: Baby face.
First Line: Rosy cheeks and turn'd up nose and curly hair
Chorus: Baby face you've go the cutest little baby face
Music by: Davis, Benny, and Harry Akst.
Words by: Davis, Benny, and Harry Akst.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Black bottom.
First Line: Oh, the black bottom of the Swanee River
Chorus: They call it black bottom a new twister
Music by: Henderson, Ray.
Words by: De Sylva, B. G., and Lew Brown.
P/P/D: New York : Harms, Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Bye bye blackbird.
First Line: Blackbird, blackbird singing the blues all day
Chorus: Pack up all my care and woe here I go singing low
Music by: Henderson, Ray.
Words by: Dixon, Mort.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Cherie, I love you.
First Line: The language of love is the same
Chorus: Cherie, cherie my own
Music by: Goodman, Lillian Rosedale.
Words by: Goodman, Lillian Rosedale.
P/P/D: New York : Harms, Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Cryin' for the moon.
First Line: Since you've been gone I've wandered on
Chorus: Since you went away, all I do is pray, cryin' for the moon
Music by: Conley, Larry, Jack Stern, and Jules Roos.
Words by: Conley, Larry, Jack Stern, and Jules Roos.
P/P/D: St. Louis : Larry Conley, Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: 'Deed I do.
First Line: I was oh, so blue till you came a long
Chorus: Do I want you oh my, do I?
Music by: Hirsch, Walter, and Fred Rose.
Words by: Hirsch, Walter, and Fred Rose.
P/P/D: Chicago : Ted Browne Music Co. Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
Note: Unpublished parts for this song were arranged by C. Weir Kirk.

Title: Deep Henderson.
First Line: Yesterday I happened by a wonderful sign
Chorus: Deeper than the river in the early spring
Music by: Rose, Fred.
Words by: Rose, Fred.
P/P/D: Chicago : Ted Browne Music Co., Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: The desert song.
First Line: My desert is waiting, dear, come there with me. I'm longing to teach you love's sweet melody.
Chorus: Blue heaven and you and I, and sand kissing a moon-lit sky
Music by: Romberg, Sigmund.
Words by: Harbach, Otto, and Oscar Hammerstein, IInd.
P/P/D: New York : Harms, Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: For my sweetheart.
First Line: Love is such a blessing to me
Chorus: Love made the birds that sing
Music by: Donaldson, Walter.
Words by: Kahn, Gus.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: The girl friend.
First Line: My girl's the kind of girl for steady company
Chorus: Isn't she cute! Isn't she sweet!
Music by: Rodgers, Richard.
Words by: Hart, Lorenz.
P/P/D: New York : Harms, Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Hello, aloha!--How are you?
First Line: Night and day, she sang to him Aloha
Chorus: Hello Aloha, how are you?
Music by: Baer, Abel.
Words by: Gilbert, L. Wolfe.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Hello bluebird.
First Line: Hear that bluebird up in the tree?
Chorus: All day long I jump and run about
Music by: Friend, Cliff.
Words by: Friend, Cliff.
P/P/D: New York and Detroit : Jerome H. Remick & Co., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Hi-diddle-diddle.
First Line: There's a little kid, a curley headed kid
Chorus: Hi diddle diddle the cat and the fiddle
Music by: Coon, Carleton A., and Hal Keidel.
Words by: Coon, Carleton A., and Hal Keidel.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Honolulu moon.
First Line: When day is slowly dying, I am sighing
Chorus: Honolulu Moon, now very soon will come a-shining o'er the drowsy blue lagoon
Music by: Lawrence, Fred.
Words by: Lawrence, Fred.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: I can't believe that you're in love with me.
First Line: Yesterday you came my way and when you smiled at me
Chorus: Your eyes of blue, your kissed too, I never knew what they could do
Music by: Gaskill, Clarence, and Jimmy McHugh.
Words by: Gaskill, Clarence, and Jimmy McHugh.
P/P/D: New York : Jack Mills Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: I wish you were jealous of me.
First Line: Sweetheart it's true I'm jealous of you
Chorus: I wish you were jealous of me dear as jealous as I am of you
Music by: Haubrich, Earl, and Glen Rowell.
Words by: Haubrich, Earl, and Glen Rowell.
P/P/D: Chicago : Ted Browne Music Co., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: I'd love to call you my sweetheart.
First Line: Feeling blue, over you
Chorus: I'd love to call you my sweetheart
Music by: Goodwin, Joe, Larry Shay, and Paul Ash.
Words by: Goodwin, Joe, Larry Shay, and Paul Ash.
P/P/D: Chicago : Milton Weil Music Co., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: I'm sitting here, you're sitting here what are we waiting for?
First Line: Ev'ry night I hold your little hand, but there's something I can't understand.
Chorus: I'm sitting here, you're sitting here, we're sitting here just sitting here, what are we waiting for?
Music by: Little Jack Little.
Words by: Coslow, Sam.
P/P/D: New York : Henry Waterson Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: In a little garden (you made paradise).
First Line: Thinking, dear, of days gone by, when you and I first met
Chorus: In a little garden you made paradise
Music by: Iula, Felice S.
Words by: Whittemore, Earl.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: It all depends on you.
First Line: Lovers depend on moonlight, for a love affair
Chorus: I can be happy, I can be sad
Music by: De Sylva, B. G., Lew Brown, and Ray Henderson.
Words by: De Sylva, B. G., Lew Brown, and Ray Henderson.
P/P/D: New York : De Sylva, Brown and Henderson, Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: It made you happy when you made me cry.
First Line: The night you left me, you might have told me, we'd never meet again
Chorus: It made you happy when you made me cry
Music by: Donaldson, Walter.
Words by: Donaldson, Walter.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: I've found a new baby.
First Line: Ev'rybody look at me, happy fellow you will see
Chorus: I've found a new baby, I've found a new girl
Music by: Palmer, Jack, and Spencer Williams.
Words by: Palmer, Jack, and Spencer Williams.
P/P/D: New York : Clarence Williams Music Pub. Co. Inc.; London: B. Feldman & Co., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Just a little longer.
First Line: Hold me fast for the time has passed and we have to say good bye
Chorus: Just a little longer let me hold you close to my heart
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Lonely eyes.
First Line: Ev'rytime I look into your eyes
Chorus: Lonely eyes why are you feeling blue
Music by: Davis, Benny, and Harry Akst.
Words by: Davis, Benny, and Harry Akst.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Looking at the world thru rose colored glasses.
First Line: I've said good bye to "Mister Sorrow"
Chorus: Looking at the world thru rose colored glasses
Music by: Malie, Tommy, and Jimmy Steigler.
Words by: Malie, Tommy, and Jimmy Steigler.
P/P/D: Chicago : Milton Weil Music Co., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Lulu Lou.
First Line: We stood out in the hallway, and I held her tightly pressed
Chorus: Oh Lulu Lou she's cracked and crazy and she's coo koo coo
Music by: Hall, Wendell.
Words by: Hall, Wendell.
P/P/D: Chicago : Forster Music Pub. Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Mary Lou.
First Line: I have something on my mind that I've just got to say
Chorus: Mary Lou, Mary Lou, cross my heart I love you
Music by: Lyman, Abe, George Waggner, and J. Russel Robinson.
Words by: Lyman, Abe, George Waggner, and J. Russel Robinson.
P/P/D: New York City : Henry Waterson, Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Messin' around.
First Line: What is all this noise I hear around here?
Chorus: That dance called "Messin' around,"
Music by: St. Cyr, John A., and Charles L. Cooke.
Words by: St. Cyr, John A., and Charles L. Cooke.
P/P/D: Chicago : Will Rossiter, c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Mike.
First Line: Since I met you my darlin' my brain's in a whirl
Chorus: Mike, I love you truly
Music by: Davis, Benny, and Jesse Greer.
Words by: Davis, Benny, and Jesse Greer.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
Note: Two version of this title are held.
Version #1 has the logo of Ferera and Mancini's Two-Color Method Ukele Solos on page 3.
Version #2 has has the logo of Ferera and Mancini's Two-Color Method Ukele Solos on page 2 and the logo of Mary Earl's Hawaiian Song folio on page 3.

Title: Muddy water (a Mississippi moan).
First Line: Dixie moonlight, Swanee shore, headin' homebound just once more
Chorus: Muddy water 'round my feet muddy water in the street
Music by: De Rose, Peter, and Harry Richman.
Words by: De Rose, Peter, and Harry Richman.
P/P/D: New York : Broadway Music Corporation, c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
Note: Two versions of this title are held.
Version #1 is arranged by Ted Eastwood.
Version #2 does not specify arranger.

Title: My baby knows how.
First Line: Met 'em short, met 'em tall, never thought I'd ever fall
Chorus: Who knows how to say I love you
Music by: Davis, Benny, Harry Akst, and Harry Richman.
Words by: Davis, Benny, Harry Akst, and Harry Richman.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Pretty Cinderella.
First Line: Midnight what a witching hour
Chorus: Pretty Cinderella, what's a "fella" going to do?
Music by: Harris, Will J.
Words by: Harris, Will J.
P/P/D: New York City : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Put your arms where they belong (for they belong to me).
First Line: I dreamed alone till arms unknown embraced me and held me so sweetly
Chorus: Put you arms where they belong for they belong to me
Music by: Davis, Lou, Henry Santly, and Herman Ackman.
Words by: Davis, Lou, Henry Santly, and Herman Ackman.
P/P/D: New York City : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Sunday.
First Line: All week long the world seems, oh, so blue
Chorus: I'm blue ev'ry Monday, thinking over Sunday
Music by: Miller, Ned, Chester Cohn, Jules Stein, and Bennie Krueger.
Words by: Miller, Ned, Chester Cohn, Jules Stein, and Bennie Krueger.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Talking to the moon.
First Line: I'm alone tonight while the moon above is shining
Chorus: Talking to the moon while I croon that I love you
Music by: Baskette, Billy.
Words by: Little, George A.
P/P/D: Chicago : Milton Weil Music Co. Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: That's why I love you.
First Line: Why do I keep telling why I'm happy?
Chorus: When skies were gray you came my way, that's why I love you
Music by: Donaldson, Walter, and Paul Ash.
Words by: Donaldson, Walter, and Paul Ash.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: There's something nice about everyone but there's everything nice about you.
First Line: You can say the sweetest, cutest things, you're perfection ev'ry way
Chorus: There's something nice about ev'ryone but there's ev'rything nice about you
Music by: Wendling, Pete.
Words by: Terker, Arthur, and Alfred Bryan.
P/P/D: New York : Henry Waterson Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: When the red, red, robin comes bob, bob, bobbin' along.
First Line: I heard a robin this morning
Chorus: When the red, red, robin comes bob, bob, bobbin' along
Music by: Woods, Harry.
Words by: Woods, Harry.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Yankee rose.
First Line: We've seen roses grow almost ev'rywhere
Chorus: Yankee rose so true, how we all love you
Music by: Frankl, Abe.
Words by: Holden, Sidney.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1926.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

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Title: Ain't she sweet?
First Line: There she is! There she is! There's what keeps me up at night.
Chorus: Ain't she sweet? See her coming down the street!
Music by: Ager, Milton.
Words by: Yellen, Jack.
P/P/D: New York : Ager, Yellen & Bornstein Inc., c1927.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: At sundown (when love is calling me home).
First Line: Sunbeams are gently fading slowly fading
Chorus: Ev'ry little breeze is sighing of love undying at sundown
Music by: Donaldson, Walter.
Words by: Donaldson, Walter.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist Inc., c1927.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Beautiful.
First Line: Stop! Look! Listen to me, I'm about to rave, like a kid on Christmas day
Chorus: Tiny little toes, a turned up shiny little nose, to me she's mighty like a rose
Music by: Shay, Larry.
Words by: Gillespie, Haven.
P/P/D: Chicago : Milton Weil Music Co. Inc., c1927.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Bill.
First Line: I used to dream that I would discover the perfect lover some day
Chorus: But along came Bill, who's not the type at all
Music by: Kern, Jerome.
Words by: Wodehouse, P.G., and Oscar Hammerstein II.
P/P/D: New York : T.B. Harms Co., c1927.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: "Charmaine!"
First Line: You went away one dreary day, I knew you had to go
Chorus: I wonder why you keep me waiting
Music by: Rapee, Erno, and Lew Pollack.
Words by: Rapee, Erno, and Lew Pollack.
P/P/D: San Francisco : Sherman, Clay & Co., c1927.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Chlo-e (song of the swamp).
First Line: Chlo-e! Chlo-e! Someone callin', no reply, night shades fallin', hear him sigh
Chorus: Through the black of night, I got to go where you are if it's wrong or right
Music by: Moret, Neil.
Words by: Kahn, Gus.
P/P/D: San Francisco : Villa Moret Inc., c1927.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Dawning.
First Line: I love to see the golden sun a sinkin' in the golden west
Chorus: Morning glories all tell their stories at dawning
Music by: Silver, Abner, and Maceo Pinkard.
Words by: Silver, Abner, and Maceo Pinkard.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1927.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Girl of my dreams.
First Line: Dear, it seems years since we parted, years full of tears and regret
Chorus: Girl of my dreams I love you, honest I do, you are so sweet, if I could just hold your charms again in my arms, then life would be complete
Music by: Clapp, Sunny.
Words by: Clapp, Sunny.
P/P/D: Miami : Chas. Franklin Clapp, c1927.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Hoosier sweetheart (say who).
First Line: Oh! the moon is shining bright along the Wabash
Chorus: Hoosier sweetheart, hoosier gal, who's your sweetheart, who's your pal
Music by: Goodwin, Joe, Paul Ash, and Billy Baskette.
Words by: Goodwin, Joe, Paul Ash, and Billy Baskette.
P/P/D: Chicago : Milton Weil Music Co. Inc., c1927.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: I'm in heaven when I see you smile Diane.
First Line: There's a story I've read that I'll tell to you
Chorus: "I'm in heaven when I see you smile
Music by: Rapee, Erno, and Lew Pollack.
Words by: Rapee, Erno, and Lew Pollack.
P/P/D: San Francisco : Sherman, Clay & Co., c1927.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
Note: Unpublished parts for this song were arranged by C. Weir Kirk.

Title: Just another day wasted away (waiting for you).
First Line: Just like yesterday I got up today
Chorus: Just another day wasted away watching and waiting
Music by: Tobias, Charles, and Roy Turk.
Words by: Tobias, Charles, and Roy Turk.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., c1927.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Kiss and make up.
First Line: Although I know that I've made you angry, please don't be angry with me
Chorus: Kiss and make up, why can't we kiss and make up?
Music by: Bogate, Al, and Carl Hoefle.
Words by: Miller, Ned.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1927.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Let's make believe.
First Line: Ever since we parted, I feel blue
Chorus: Let's make believe that you believe that I love you
Music by: Shay, Larry.
Words by: Harris, Harry.
P/P/D: St. Louis, MO : Larry Conley Inc., c1927.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Love's magic.
First Line: Only the mem'ry of your voice that haunts me the long day thru
Chorus:
Music by: Grey, Frank H.
Words by: Twohig, Daniel S.
P/P/D: Boston, New York, Chicago : White-Smith Music Publishing Co., c1927.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: My blue heaven.
First Line: Day is ending, birds are wending back to the shelter of each little nest they love
Chorus: When whippoorwills call and ev'ning is nigh I hurry to my blue heaven
Music by: Donaldson, Walter.
Words by: Whiting, George.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist Inc., c1927.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: My down east rose.
First Line: I am thinking tonight of a place in the east
Chorus: For you're my down east rose the sweetest flower that grows
Music by: Orum, George C.
Words by: Everett, Elmore.
P/P/D: Dallas, TX : Everett Publishing Co., c1927.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Our bungalow of dreams.
First Line: There's a place that I see ev'ry night in my dreams
Chorus: A little love nest beside a stream, where red, red, roses grow
Music by: Verges, Joe.
Words by: Malie, Tommie, and Charlie Newman.
P/P/D: Chicago : Ted Browne Music Co., c1927.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Ramona.
First Line: I wander out yonder o'er the hills, where the mountains high, seem to kiss the sky
Chorus: Ramona, I hear the mission bells above
Music by: Wayne, Mabel.
Words by: Gilbert, L. Wolfe.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist Inc., c1927.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Russian Lullaby.
First Line: Where the dreamy Volga flows there's a lonely Russian rose
Chorus: Ev'ry night you'll hear her croon a Russian lullaby
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1927.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi.
First Line: When the world goes wrong as its bound to do, and you've broken Dan Cupid's bow
Chorus: The girl of my dreams is the sweetest girl of all the girls I know
Music by: Vernor, F. Dudleigh.
Words by: Stokes, Byron D.
P/P/D: Chicago : Melrose Bros. Music Co. Inc., c1927.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Under the moon.
First Line: An owl and a squirrel watched a happy couple spooning 'neath a tree
Chorus: "When you hear yoo-oo-oo-oo You'll know I'm waiting for you
Music by: Lyn, Ev. E, Francis Wheeler, and Ted Snyder.
Words by: Lyn, Ev. E, Francis Wheeler, and Ted Snyder.
P/P/D: New York : Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1927.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: The waltz of love [Incomplete].
First Line:
Chorus:
Music by: Koehler, Ted, and Joe Verges.
Words by: Koehler, Ted, and Joe Verges.
P/P/D: Chicago : Ted Browne Music Co. Inc., c1927.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: What'll you do?
First Line: You've been bragging that you're gonna leave me
Chorus: When you find you have nobody to miss you, nobody to kiss you, then what'll you do?
Music by: Cohn, Chester.
Words by: Miller, Ned.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist Inc., c1927.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: What does it matter.
First Line: Troubles and worries may darken the day
Chorus: What does it matter if the sun won't shine
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1927.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

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Title: Back in your own back yard.
First Line: We leave home expecting to find a bluebird
Chorus: The bird with feathers of blue, is waiting for you
Music by: Jolson, Al, Billy Rose, and Dave Dreyer.
Words by: Jolson, Al, Billy Rose, and Dave Dreyer.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1928.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: C-o-n-s-t-a-n-t-i-n-o-p-l-e.
First Line: Mister Noel Know-all was the teacher in a school
Chorus: Constantinople, c-o-n-s-t-a-n-t-i-n-o-p-l-e. Constantinople, it's as easy to sing it as saying your a b c.
Music by: Carlton, Harry.
Words by: Carlton, Harry.
P/P/D: New York : De Sylva, Brown and Henderson, Inc., c1928.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: How long has this been goin' on?
First Line: Johnnie was bashful and shy, he'd blush when girlies pass'd by
Chorus: Never tasted kissin' 'till the other night, how long has this been goin' on?
Music by: David, Benny, and Pete Wendling.
Words by: David, Benny, and Pete Wendling.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein, Inc., c1928.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: I'll get by (as long as I have you).
First Line: This old world was just as sad a place for me as could be
Chorus: I'll get by as long as I have you
Music by: Ahlert, Fred E.
Words by: Turk, Roy.
P/P/D: New York : Inving Berlin, Inc., c1928.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: I'm sorry Sally.
First Line: Sally, Sally, you and I, never should have said "good-bye"
Chorus: I'm sorry Sally, so sorry Sally, what more is there to say?
Music by: Fiorito, Ted.
Words by: Kahn, Gus.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1928.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Jeannine I dream of lilac time.
First Line: Lilacs in bloom, rarest perfume tells me that waiting is ended
Chorus: Jeannine, I dream of lilac time, your eyes, they beam in lilac time
Music by: Shilkret, Nathaniel.
Words by: Gilbert, L. Wolfe.
P/P/D: New York : Leo Feist, Inc., c1928.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Just like a melody out of the sky.
First Line: I feel in my glory, when ev'ning appears
Chorus: When night is falling, and love is calling, the ev'ning breezes sigh
Music by: Donaldson, Walter.
Words by: Donaldson, Walter.
P/P/D: New York : Donaldson-Douglas & Gumble Inc., c1928.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Lonesome in the moonlight.
First Line: The summer nights are here, the moon is bright and clear,
Chorus: Lonesome in the moonlight, with no one to love
Music by: Baer, Abel.
Words by: Russell, Benee.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist Inc., c1928.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: The lonesome road.
First Line: Look down, look down that lonesome road
Chorus:
Music by: Shilkret, Nathaniel.
Words by: Austin, Gene.
P/P/D: New York : Spier & Coslow Inc., c1928.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: My Inspiration is You.
First Line: We all need someone we can lean upon to give us guidance when we're woe begone
Chorus: Just like a sunflower lives for a sun shower, my inspiration is you
Music by: Nicholls, Horatio.
Words by: Leslie, Edgar.
P/P/D: London : Lawrence Wright Music Co., c1928.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: My old girl's my new girl now.
First Line: One little word and we parted in tears
Chorus: Love was just a memory until I brought her back to me
Music by: Friend, Cliff.
Words by: Caesar, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist, Inc., c1928.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Nagasaki.
First Line: Fellows if you're on I will spin a yarn that was told to me by able seaman Jones
Chorus: Hot ginger and dynamite there's nothing but that at night
Music by: Dixon, Mort, and Harry Warren.
Words by: Dixon, Mort, and Harry Warren.
P/P/D: New York : Remick Music Corporation, c1928.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Nuts.
First Line: Folks say "kid, you're nutty,
Chorus: There's nuts in dear old Georgia
Music by: Crosley, Ret.
Words by: Crosley, Ret.
P/P/D: Terre Haute, IN : The Ret Crosley Songs, c1928.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Sally of my dreams.
First Line: Looking thru the skylight. Watching the clouds roll by.
Chorus: Sweet Sally, Sally of my dreams your sunny smile comes stealing when I'm feeling blue
Music by: Kernell, William.
Words by: Kernell, William.
P/P/D: New York : De Sylva, Brown and Henderson, Inc., c1928.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: The song I love.
First Line: Someone is playing the song I love
Chorus: There in the moonlight we strayed
Music by: De Sylva, B.G, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson, and Con Conrad.
Words by: De Sylva, B.G, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson, and Con Conrad.
P/P/D: New York : De Sylva, Brown and Henderson, Inc., c1928.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Sonny boy.
First Line: Climb upon my knee, sonny boy; you are only three, sonny boy
Chorus: When there are gray skies, I don't mind the gray skies you make them blue, sonny boy
Music by: Jolson, Al, B.G. De Sylva, Lew Brown, and Ray Henderson.
Words by: Jolson, Al, B.G. De Sylva, Lew Brown, and Ray Henderson.
P/P/D: New York : De Sylva, Brown and Henderson, Inc., c1928.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Sunshine.
First Line: A lot of cobwebs in your head you're getting rusty so you said
Chorus: Give the blues a chase find a sunny place go and paint your face with sunshine
Music by: Berlin, Irving.
Words by: Berlin, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1928.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929
Note: Two versions of this title are held.

Title: Was it love?
First Line: We wait a lifetime for love that is real, love that can come in a day
Chorus: Was it love when your arms came to hold me
Music by: Rosenthal, Harry, and Con Conrad.
Words by: Caesar, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Harms Inc., c1928.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: You're a real sweetheart.
First Line: It's mighty hard to find a sweetheart, someone who's different from the rest
Chorus: When my pals turned me down you're the pal I found, you're a real sweetheart
Music by: Friend, Cliff.
Words by: Caesar, Irving.
P/P/D: New York : Leo. Feist Inc., c1928.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

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Title: Alone in the rain.
First Line: Into ev'ry life a little rain must fall, so the poets say.
Chorus: When the skies were clear, I could always find you near
Music by: Goulding, Edmund, and Dan Dougherty.
Words by: Goulding, Edmund, and Dan Dougherty.
P/P/D: New York : Ager, Yellen & Bornstein Inc., c1929.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Black eyes.
First Line:
Chorus:
Music by: Thompson, John.
Words by:
P/P/D: Cincinnati : The Willis Music Co., c1929.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Breakaway.
First Line: Hey, flappers, this way flappers, I'll floor you with a new dance,
Chorus: Let's do the breakaway get hot and shake away
Music by: Conrad, Con, Sidney D. Mitchell, and Archie Gottler.
Words by: Conrad, Con, Sidney D. Mitchell, and Archie Gottler.
P/P/D: New York : De Sylva, Brown and Henderson, Inc., c1929.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Can't we be friends?
First Line: I took each word he said as gospel truth, the way a silly little child would.
Chorus: I thought i'd found the man of my dreams.
Music by: Swift, Kay.
Words by: James, Paul.
P/P/D: New York : Harms Inc., c1929.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Daddy's lullaby.
First Line: Fond recollections now come back to me, mem'ries recalled by an old melody.
Chorus: Your daddy's work is through, your playtime's over too
Music by: Cal De Voll, Gene, Ford Cal De Voll, and Glenn Cal De Voll.
Words by: Cal De Voll, Gene, Ford Cal De Voll, and Glenn Cal De Voll.
P/P/D: Chicago : Forster Music Publisher Inc., c1929.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: A darn fool woman like me.
First Line: There will always be women just like me, who will always hide their tears
Chorus: Sometimes I feel just like a mother and you're a kid on my knee, that's the way with a darn fool woman like me
Music by: Burke, Joe.
Words by: Dubin, Al.
P/P/D: New York : M. Witmark & Sons, c1929.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Ev'ry day away from you.
First Line: Once again I'm writing to you tonight I don't know why I do I never hear from you
Chorus: Ev'ry day away from you seems another year every day away from you brings another tear
Music by: Mills, Jay.
Words by: Tobias, Charles.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., c1929.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: I'll always be in love with you.
First Line: Dearest I've loved you in vain, for it's so plain to see, that you never loved me
Chorus: Sweetheart, if you should stray, million miles away I'll always be in love with you
Music by: Ruby, Herman, and Green and Stept.
Words by: Ruby, Herman, and Green and Stept.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., c1929.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Louise.
First Line: Wonderful! Oh, it's wonderful to be in love with you.
Chorus: Ev'ry little breeze seems to whisper "Louise."
Music by: Whiting, Richard A.
Words by: Robin, Leo.
P/P/D: New York : Remick Music Corp., c1929.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: A man of my own.
First Line: Looking for love is looking for the rainbow's end
Chorus: I've got me a real man. I'm makin' it known and tellin' the world, I've got a man of my own.
Music by: Ager, Milton.
Words by: Yellen, Jack.
P/P/D: New York : Ager, Yellen & Bornstein, Inc., c1929.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Silver threads among the gold.
First Line: Darling I am growing old, silver threads among the gold
Chorus: Darling I am growing old, silver threads among the gold [varies slightly among four singers]
Music by: Danks, H. P., and J. Messina.
Words by: Rexford, E. E.
P/P/D: Philadelphia : The Morris Music Co., c1929.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Somewhere there's someone.
First Line: Life, so it seems, is made just of dreams, dreams, dear, that never come true
Chorus: Somewhere there's someone yearning yet, wanting you, can't forget.
Music by: Gillham, Art., and Lillian Madson.
Words by: Gillham, Art., and Lillian Madson.
P/P/D: Kansas City, MO : J.W. Jenkins Sons Music Co., c1929.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Star Dust.
First Line: And now the purple dusk of twilight time steals across the meadows of my heart
Chorus:
Music by: Carmichael, Hoagy.
Words by: Parish, Mitchell.
P/P/D: New York : Mills Music, Inc., c1929.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Sweet Nancy Lee.
First Line: In a vision I can see you, my own sweet Nancy Lee.
Chorus: I love you oh I love you, my own sweet Nancy Lee
Music by: Van Buren, Burrell.
Words by: Sager, Mary G.
P/P/D: Petersburg, VA : Sager Music House, c1929.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Tip-toe thru' the tulips with me.
First Line: Shades of night are creeping, willow trees are weeping, old folks and babies are sleeping
Chorus: Tip-toe to the window, by the window, that is where I'll be
Music by: Burke, Joe.
Words by: Dubin, Al.
P/P/D: New York : M. Witmark & Sons, c1929.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Under a texas moon.
First Line: When the last ray of sun, miquerida, paints the hills with a soft gold hue
Chorus: Dear one, let the spell of the fading light find you in my arms tonight
Music by: Perkins, Ray.
Words by: Perkins, Ray.
P/P/D: New York : Remick Music Corp., c1929.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: Weary river.
First Line: Poets say our lives are like the rivers that flow
Chorus: I have been just like a weary river that keeps winding endlessly
Music by: Silvers, Louis.
Words by: Clarke, Grant.
P/P/D: New York : Irving Berlin, Inc., c1929.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: The wedding of the painted doll.
First Line: It's a holiday, today's the wedding of the painted doll.
Chorus:
Music by: Brown, Nacio Herb.
Words by: Freed, Arthur.
P/P/D: San Francisco : Sherman, Clay & Co., c1929.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: What do I care.
First Line: Love is a funny thing, who knows what love will bring
Chorus: Here am I just a slave to love waiting for your caress
Music by: Klages, Raymond, Jesse Greer, and Harry Carroll.
Words by: Klages, Raymond, Jesse Greer, and Harry Carroll.
P/P/D: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., c1929.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929

Title: When I am house-keeping for you.
First Line: I never meant to be a "gad about" in fact i'm mad about sweet simplicity
Chorus: Then pies I'll be baking, and rugs I'll be shaking and beds I'll be making for you
Music by: Gorney, Jay.
Words by: Howard, Dick.
P/P/D: New York : Spier and Coslow, Inc., c1929.
Location: SPC, KIRK SHEET 1923-1929


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