Favorite Songs of the 1890s


Eight-eight favorites. After the Ball; Asleep in the Deep; The Band Played On; Dear Old Girl; Down Went McGinty; The Sidewalks of New York; Give My Regards to Broadway; Hello! Ma Baby; Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis; My Wild Irish Rose; more.

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Eight-eight favorites. After the Ball; Asleep in the Deep; The Band Played On; Dear Old Girl; Down Went McGinty; The Sidewalks of New York; Give My Regards to Broadway; Hello! Ma Baby; Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis; My Wild Irish Rose; more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486215365
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 6/13/2012
  • Pages: 401
  • Product dimensions: 8.88 (w) x 11.92 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Table of Contents

(1) After the Ball (Harris)
(2) "Asleep in the Deep (Lamb, Petrie)"
(3) "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere (Pounds, Fearis)"
(4) "The Band Played On (Palmer, Ward)"
(5) "Because (Teschemacher, d'Hardelot)"
(6) "Bedelia (Jerome, Schwartz)"
• "Bicycle Built [made] for Two, A: see Daisy Bell"
(7) "Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home? (Cannon)"
(8) "A Bird in a Gilded Cage (Lamb, H. Von Tilzer)"
(9) "The Bird on Nellie's Hat (Lamb, Solman)"
(10) "The Bowery (Hoyt, Gaunt)"
(11) Break the News to Mother (Harris)
• Casey Would Waltz with a Strawberry Blonde: see The Band Played On
(12) The Cat Came Back (Miller)
(13) "Coax Me (Sterling, H. Von Tilzer)"
(14) Comrades (McGlennon)
(15) Daisy Bell (Dacre)
(16) "Dear Old Girl (Buck, Morse)"
(17) Down Went McGinty (Flynn)
• "East Side, West Side: see The Sidewalks of New York"
(18) Everybody Works But Father (Havez)
(19) Forty-five Minutes from Broadway (Cohan)
(20) The Fountain in the Park (Haley)
(21) Give My Regards to Broadwy (Cohan)
(22) "Good Bye, My Lady Love (Howard)"
(23) "Gypsy Love Song (Smith, Herbert)"
• Heart of My Heart: see The Story of the Rose
(24) "Hearts and Flowers (Brine, Moses-Tobani)"
(25) Hello! Ma Baby (Howard & Emerson)
(26) Her Eyes Don't Shine Like Diamonds (Marion)
(27) "A Hot Time in the Old Town (Hayden, Metz)"
(28) "Ida! Sweet as Apple Cider (Leonard, Munson)"
(29) "I Don't Care (Lenox,Sutton)"
(30) "I Don't Want to Play in Your Yard (Wingate, Petrie)"
(31) "If I Were on the Stage (Blossom, Herbert)"
• If Jack Were Only Here: see Mother Was a Lady
(32) I Love You Truly (Jacobs-Bond)
• I'm a Yankee Doodle Dandy: see Yankee Doodle Boy
(33) "In My Merry Oldsmobile (Bryan, Edwards)"
• In Old New York: see The Streets of New York
(34) In the Baggage Coach Ahead (Davis)
(35) "In the Good Old Summer Time (Shields, Evans)"
(36) "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree (Williams, Van Alstyne)"
• Just a Song at Twilight: see Love's Old Sweet Song
(37) Just Tell Them You Saw Me (Dresser)
(38) "Kentucky Babe (Buck, Geibel)"
• Kiss Me Again: see If I Were on the Stage
(39) Little Annie Rooney (Nolan)
(40) "Love's Old Sweet Song (Bingham, Molloy)"
(41) The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo (Gilbert)
(42) Mary's a Grand Old Name (Cohan)
(43) "Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis (Sterling, Mills)"
(44) "Mighty Lak' a Rose (Stanton, Nevin)"
(45) "The Moth and the Flame (Taggart, Witt)"
(46) "Mother Pin a Rose on Me (Lewis, Schindler & Adams)"
(47) "Mother was a Lady (Marks, Stern)"
(48) My Gal Sal (Dresser)
(49) My Wild Irish Rose (Olcott)
(50) "Oh Promise Me (Scott, de Koven)"
(51) "On a Sunday Afternoon (Sterling, H. Von Tilzer)"
(52) "On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away (Dresser)"
(53) Rock-a-Bye Baby (Canning)
(54) "The Rosary (Rogers, Nevin)"
(55) "Say "Au Revoir," But Not "Good-Bye" (Kennedy)"
(56) She Is More to Be Pitted Than Censured (Gray)
(57) She May Have Seen Better Days (Thornton)
• She's Only a Bird in a Gilded Cage: see A Bird in a Gilded Cage
(58) "She Was Bred in Old Kentucky (Braisted, Carter)"
(59) The Sidewalks of New York (Lawlor & Blake)
• "Slumber On, My Little Gypsy Sweetheart: see Gypsy Love Song"
(60) Sombody's Sweetheart I Want to Be (Cobb & Edwards)
(61) "The Story of the Rose ("Heart of My Heart") ("Alice," Mack)"
(62) "The Streets of Cairo; or , The Poor Little Country Maid (Thornton)"
(63) "The Streets of New York (Blossom, Herbert)"
(64) "The Sunshine of Paradise Alley (Ford, Bratton)"
• "Sweet Adeline: see You're the Flower of My Heart, Sweet Adeline"
(65) The Sweetest Story Ever Told (Stults)
(66) Sweet Rosie O'Grady (Nugent)
(67) "Take Back Your Gold (Priztkow, Rosenfeld)"
(68) Ta-Ra-Ra Boom-De Ay! [Henry J. Sayers credited as lyricist and composer]
(69) "Teasing (Mack , A. Von Tilzer)"
• "Tell Me, Do You Love Me: see The Sweetest Story Ever Told"
(70) "Tell Me, Pretty Maiden (Hall, Stuart)"
• There'll Be a Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight: see A Hot Time in the Old Town
(71) Those Wedding Bells Shall Not Ring Out (Rosenfeld)
(72) "Throw Him Down, McCloskey (Kelly)"
(73) "Toyland (MacDonough, Herbert)"
(74) Under the Bamboo Tree (Cole & Johnson)
(75) "Waiting at the Church; or, My Wife Won't Let Me (Leigh, Pether)"
(76) "Wait 'till the Sun Shines, Nellie (Sterling, H. Von Tilzer)"
(77) "Waltz Me Around Again Willie (Cobb,Shields)"
(78) When You Were Sweet Sixteen (Thornton)
(79) Where Did You Get That Hat? (Sullivan)
(80) Where the River Shannon Flows (Russell)
• While Strolling in the Park One Day: see The Fountain in the Park
(81) The Whistler and His Dog (Pryor)
(82) Who Threw the Overalls in Mistress Murphy's Chowder (Giefer)
(83) Will You Love Me in December As You Do in May?
(84) Yale Boola (Hirsh)
(85) The Yankee Doodle Boy (Cohan)
(86) You're a Grand Old Flag (Cohan)
(87) "You're Not the Only Pebble on the Beach (Braisted,Carter)"
(88) "You're the Flower of My Heart, Sweet Adeline (Gerard, Armstrong)"
(89) "You Tell Me Your Dream, I'll Tell You Mine (Rice & Brown, Daniels)"
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 6, 2000

    More Than A Century of Great Tunes

    It wasn't exactly the 'Gay Nineties' because the country was in a depression and mortality rates were still rather high. Still, there were some songwriters that saw promise, and the idea of marketing sheet music in large quantities was just starting to take hold. That said, even younger generations are bound to know many of the tunes contained within. There are also some neat surprises, as many songs you may think you know had verses attached that often changed the meaning of or solidified the better-known choruses. You'd be amazed at the amount of innuendo contained within many of the verses AND choruses. The library of every serious pianist and/or skilled singer hould have a copy. You can also find many of the pieces already recorded on my web site. Compare the ratio of an average of $6.00 per song in original sheet music form to 89 songs contained within this book. That's not 'fuzzy math'. Get it now!

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