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164 records

pre
(The Gang That Sang) Heart Of My Heart  (1926)    Ben Ryan    The Four Aces featuring Al Alberts (1953)

A
A Smile Will Go A Long Long Way  (1923)    Benny Davis and Harry Akst    Irving Kaufman; The Andrews Sisters; many others
Ain't Misbehavin'  (1929)    Andy Razaf    Thomas "Fats" Waller and Harry Brooks    "Fats" Waller; many others
Ain't She Sweet    (1927)    Jack Yellen    Milton Ager    Gene Austin; Pearl Bailey; many others
Ain't We Got Fun?  (1921)    Richard A. Whiting, Raymond Egan and Gus Kahn    Bob Hope; Peggy Lee
Alabamy Bound  (1924)    B.G. DeSylva and Bud Green    Ray Henderson    Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra; Blossom Seeley; Isham Jones and His Orchestra
All By Myself    (1921)    Irving Berlin    Bing Crosby and Joan Caulfield; Ella Fitzgerald; Connie Francis; others
Along The Road To Gundagai  (1922)    Jack O'Hagan    Jack O'Hagan    Jim Davidson's Dandies; The Bushwackers Band
Always  (1925)    Irving Berlin    Irving Berlin; others
Amapola  (1924)    Joseph LaCalle (Spanish) and Albert Gamse (English)    Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra
Among My Souvenirs  (1927)    Edgar Leslie    Horatio Nicholls    Connie Francis (1959)
Angry  (1925)    Dudley Mecum    Henry Brunies, Merritt Brunies and Jules Cassard    Perry Como; Eddy Arnold; many others
Anytime  (1921)    Herbert Happy Lawson    Herbert Happy Lawson; Eddy Arnold; Eddie Fisher; Patsy Cline
Apple Blossom Time  (1920)    Neville Fleeson    Albert Von Tilzer    The Andrews Sisters (1941); Tab Hunter (1957)
April Showers  (1921)    B.G. DeSylva    Louis Silvers    Al Jolson
Are You Lonesome Tonight    (1926)    Roy Turk and Lou Handman    Elvis Presley (1960)
Avalon  (1920)    Al Jolson and Vincent Rose    Al Jolson

B
Baby Face    (1926)    Benny Davies    Harry Akst    Whispering Jack Smith; many others
Back In Your Own Backyard  (1927)    Al Jolson, Billy Rose, and Dave Dreyer    Al Jolson
Back Up And Push  (1929)    The McLain Family    Bill Monroe; June Carter Cash; many more
Barnacle Bill The Sailor  (1927)    Frank Luther & Carson Robison    Hoagy Carmichael
Barney Google (with the Goo-Goo-Googly Eyes)  (1923)    Billy Rose    Billy Jones and Ernest Hare
Basin Street Blues    (1926)    Spencer Williams    Louis Armstrong (1928)
Blue Skies  (1927)    Irving Berlin    Frank Sinatra with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra; many others
Bonnie Wee Jeannie McColl  (1929)    Will Fyffe    Will Fyffe
Bundle Of Southern Sunshine  (1929)    Sunny Clapp    Sunny Clapp and His Band O' Sunshine; Eddy Arnold
Button Up Your Overcoat    (1928)    B.G. DeSylva and Lew Brown    Ray Henderson    Helen Kane
Bye Bye Blackbird  (1926)    Mort Dixon    Ray Henderson    Eddie Cantor

C
C. C. Rider  (1924)    traditional    Gertrude "Ma" Rainey; Big Bill Broonzy; The Animals; Elvis Presley; Jerry Lee Lewis; The Grateful Dead; many others
California Blues (Blue Yodel No 4)  (1928)    Jimmie Rodgers    Jimmie Rodgers; Bill Monroe; Merle Haggard and many others
California Here I Come    (1924)    Buddy DeSylva and Joseph Meyer    Al Jolson
Carolina In The Morning    (1922)    Gus Kahn    Walter Donaldson    Al Jolson; Judy Garland; Bing Crosby; Dean Martin
Cecilia  (1925)    Herman Ruby    Dave Dreyer    Whispering Jack Smith
Charley, My Boy  (1924)    Gus Kahn    Theodore Salvatore Fiorito    Eddie Cantor; Billy Murray; others
Chicago (That Toddling Town)    (1922)    Fred Fisher    Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra; Frank Sinatra; many others
Columbus Stockade Blues  (1927)    Tom Darby & Jimmie Tarlton    Tom Darby & Jimmie Tarlton; Cliff Carlisle; Bill Monroe; Woody Guthrie; others
Coney Island Washboard  (1926)    Ned Nestor, Claude Shugart, Hampton Durand, Jerry Adams    Hoagy Carmichael; Firehouse Five Plus Two; Mills Brothers; many others
Coquette  (1928)    Gus Kahn    Johnny Green and Carmen Lombardo    Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians
Corrine, Corrina  (1926)    unknown    Bo Carter; Big Joe Turner; Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys; many others
Cotton-Eyed Joe  (1927)    unknown    Bob Wills; Adolph Hofner and His San Antonians; many others
Crazy Rhythm    (1928)    Irving Caesar    Joseph Meyer and Roger Wolfe Kahn    Roger Wolfe Kahn and His Orchestra with Franklyn Baur; Whispering Jack Smith

D
Deed I Do  (1926)    Fred Rose and Walter Hirsch    Ella Fitzgerald
Dem Bones  (1928)    James Weldon Johnson and J. Rosamond Johnson    The Famous Myers Jubilee Singers; Deep River Boys; Fats Waller; Kingsmen; many others
Do You Ever Think Of Me    (1920)    Harry D. Kerr and John Cooper    Earl Burtnett    Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra; many others
Don't Bring Lulu  (1925)    Billy Rose, Lew Brown and Ray Henderson    Billy Jones and Ernest Hare; Dorothy Provine
Down By The Riverside (Study War No More)  (1920)    unknown; traditional    Pete Seeger; many others
Down In The Valley (Birmingham Jail)  (1925)    traditional; Jimmie Tarlton    Jimmie Tarlton and Joe Darby; Burl Ives; others
Down Yonder  (1921)    L. Wolfe Gilbert    Del Wood; many others (often as an instrumental)

F
Fifty Miles Of Elbow Room  (1929)    F.W. McGee    Rev. F.W. McGee; The Carter Family; Gillian Welch and David Rawlings
Four Leaf Clover    (1927)    Mort Dixon    Harry Woods    Art Mooney (1948)

G
Gimme A Little Kiss (Will Ya Huh?)  (1926)    Roy Turk and Jack Smith    Maceo Pinkard    Whispering Jack Smith; Dean Martin; Frank Sinatra
Good Old Mountain Dew  (1928)    Bascom Lamar Lunsford and Scotty Wiseman    Grandpa Jones; Glen Campbell; Willie Nelson; many others
Guantanamera  (1929)    José Fernández Díaz    Pete Seeger; The Sandpipers; many others

H
Hand Me Down My Walking Cane  (1929)    traditional    many
Happy Days Are Here Again    (1929)    Jack Yellen    Milton Ager    Leo Reisman & His Orchestra with Lou Levin; Barbra Streisand
Hard Hearted Hannah  (1924)    Charlie Bates, Jack Yellen, Milton Ager, and Bob Bigelow    Ella Fitzgerald
Has Anybody Seen My Girl? (Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue)  (1925)    Sam M. Lewis and Joseph Widow Young    Ray Henderson    The California Ramblers; Guy Lombardo; Dean Martin; many others
He's Got The Whole World In His Hands  (1927)    Traditional    Laurie London; many others
Hello! Hello! Hello! (What a Wonderful Word, Hello)  (1929)    Cal DeVoll    Cal DeVoll; Ferko String Band; Main Street String Band
Home On The Range    (1927)    Dr. Brewster Higley    Daniel Kelley    Vernon Dalhart; Bing Crosby; many others
Honey  (1928)    Haven Gillespie and Seymour Simons    Richard A. Whiting    Kay Starr; Rudy Vallee
Honeysuckle Rose  (1929)    Andy Razaf    Fats Waller    Fats Waller; Lena Horne; Willie Nelson; others
How Come You Do Me Like You Do  (1924)    Gene Austin and Roy Bergere    Fletcher Henderson; Benny Goodman; many others

I
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me  (1926)    Jimmy McHugh and Clarence Gaskill    Duke Ellington; Dean Martin; Frank Sinatra; others
I Can't Give You Anything But Love  (1928)    Dorothy Fields    Jimmy McHugh    Louis Armstrong; Ella Fitzgerald; Duke Ellington; others
I Found A New Baby    (1926)    Jack Palmer and Spencer Williams    Clarence Williams' Blue Five; many others
I Get The Blues When It Rains    (1928)    Marcy Klauber    Harry Stoddard    Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians
I Never Knew (I Could Love Anybody Like I'm Loving You)    (1920)    Roy K. Marsh, Tom Pitts, Paul Whiteman and Ray Egan    Judy Garland
I Never See Maggie Alone  (1926)    Harry Tilsley    Everett Lynton    Eddie Canton; Kenny Roberts (1949); Ray Charles (1961)
I Used To Love You But It's All Over Now  (1920)    Albert Von Tilzer and Lew Brown    Nat King Cole
I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate  (1922)    Clarence Williams and Armand J. Piron    Fats Waller; many others
I'll Build A Stairway To Paradise  (1922)    B.G. DeSylva and Ira Gershwin    George Gershwin    Paul Whiteman's Orchestra; many others
I'll Fly Away  (1929)    Albert E. Brumley    Selah Jubilee Singers; Johnny Cash; many others
I'll See You In My Dreams  (1924)    Gus Kahn    Isham Jones    Isham Jones and the Ray Miller Orchestra; many others
I'm A Ding Dong Daddy From Dumas  (1928)    Phil Baxter    Phil Baxter; Louis Armstrong; many others
I'm Just Wild About Harry    (1921)    Noble Sissle    Eubie Blake    Marion Harris; Judy Garland
I'm Nobody's Baby  (1921)    Benny Davis, Milton Ager and Lester Santly    Marian Harris; Judy Garland; Connie Francis
I'm Sitting On Top Of The World  (1925)    Sam Lewis and Joseph Young    Ray Henderson    Les Paul and Mary Ford (1953)
If You Knew Susie (Like I Know Susie)    (1925)    B.G. "Buddy" DeSylva and Joseph Meyer    Al Jolson; Eddie Cantor; Gene Kelly; Frank Sinatra
If You're Irish (Come Into The Parlour)  (1920)    Shaun Glenville and Frank Miller    The Irish Rovers; Ruby Murray; others

J
Jelly Bean  (1920)    Sam Rosen, Joe Verges, and Jimmy Dupre    Pete Wendling
Jole' Blon  (1928)    Harry Choates (1946)    Breaux Brothers; Harry Choates
Joy In My Heart  (1925)    George William Cooke    Cedarmont Kids; others
June Night  (1924)    Cliff Friend    Abel Baer    Ted Lewis; Fred Waring; Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra; Ray Conniff; The McGuire Sisters; many others
Just A Gigolo    (1929)    Julius Brammer; Irving Caesar    Leonello Casucci    Fats Waller; Louis Armstrong; Bing Crosby; many others
Just A Little Fond Affection  (1928)    Elton Box, Desmond Cox and Lewis Ilda    Charlie Barnet; Gene Krupa; Buddy Stewart
Just Because  (1929)    Bob Shelton, Joe Shelton and Sid Robin    Nelstone's Hawaiians

L
La Bamba  (1926)    Traditional    El Jarocho; Ritchie Valens
Last Night On The Backporch  (1923)    Lew Brown    Carl Schraubstader    Paul Whiteman; Alma Cogan; Bing Crosby; others
Let A Smile Be Your Umbrella    (1927)    Irving Kahal and Francis Wheeler    Sammy Fain    Perry Como and many others
Limehouse Blues    (1922)    Douglas Furber    Phillip Braham    Red Nichols with Scrappy Lambert; Gertrude Lawrence; The Mills Brothers; many others
Linger Awhile    (1923)    Harry Owens    Vincent Rose    Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra; David Ball
Look For The Silver Lining  (1920)    Buddy DeSylva    Jerome Kern    Marilyn Miller and Irving Fisher; Judy Garland
Looking At The World Through Rose Colored Glasses  (1926)    Tommy Malie and Jimmy Steiger    Nick Lucas; Frank Sinatra
Louise  (1929)    Leo Robin    Richard A. Whiting    Maurice Chevalier
Lovesick Blues    (1922)    Irving Mills and Cliff Friend    Patsy Cline

M
Ma (He's Making Eyes At Me)    (1921)    Sidney Clare    Con Conrad    Pearl Bailey; Eddie Cantor; Bing Crosby; Ray Coniff; others
Mack The Knife    (1928)    Marc Blitzstein    Kurt Weill    Louis Armstrong (1955); Bobby Darin (1958); Ella Fitzgerald and many others
Mama Don't Allow  (1925)    Traditional    Papa Charlie Jackson; Riley Puckett; Washboard Sam; many others
Margie    (1920)    Benny Davis    Con Conrad and J. Russel Robinson    Original Dixieland Jazz Band
Marie (The Dawn Is Breaking)  (1928)    Irving Berlin    Irving Berlin; Rudy Vallee; Tommy Dorsey; The Bachelors; Willie Nelson; many others
Mary Lou  (1926)    Abe Lyman, J. Russell Robinson, and George Waggoner    Bing Crosby
Me And My Shadow    (1927)    Billy Rose    Dave Dreyer and Al Jolson    "Whispering" Jack Smith; Perry Como; Frank Sinatra; Sammy Davis, Jr; Dean Martin (1962)
Mister Gallagher And Mister Shean    (1922)    Al Shean and Ed Gallagher    Gallagher And Shean
Mountain Greenery  (1926)    Richard Rogers and Lorenz Hart    Sterling Holloway; Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore; Mel Tormé
Muskrat Ramble  (1926)    traditional; Ray Gilbert & Kid Ory    Louis Armstrong; The McGuire Sisters; many others
My Baby Just Cares for Me    (1928)    Gus Kahn    Walter Donaldson    Eddie Cantor; Nina Simone
My Blue Heaven  (1924)    George A. Whiting    Walter Donaldson    Gene Austin; Frank Sinatra; many others
My Cutey's Due At Two To Two Today  (1926)    Irving Bilbo and Leo Robin    Albert Von Tilzer    Ted Weems; Else Carlisle; Betty Hutton; others
My Mammy  (1920)    Sam Lewis and Joe Young    Walter Donaldson    Al Jolson (1928)

N
No, No Nora    (1923)    Gus Kahn    Ted Fiorito & Ernie Erdman    Eddie Cantor
Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out  (1923)    Jimmy Cox    Bessie Smith; Jimmy Witherspoon; others
Nobody's Sweetheart  (1924)    Gus Kahn and Ernie Erdman    Billy Meyers and Elmer Schoebel    Benny Goodman and others

O
Oh! Lady Be Good    (1924)    Ira Gershwin    George Gershwin    Ella Fitzgerald; others
Old Fashioned Love (In My Heart)  (1923)    Cecil Mack    James P. Johnson    The Mills Brothers; Merle Haggard; many others
Old Man River    (1927)    Oscar Hammerstein II    Jerome Kern    Jules Bledsoe; Paul Robeson; William Warfield; others

P
Paddlin' Madelin' Home    (1925)    Harry Woods    Authentic Band Organ; The Charleston Chasers; Cliff "Ukelele Ike" Edwards; others
Put On Your Old Grey Bonnet    (1929)    Perci Wenrich and Stanley Murphy    Pee Wee Hunt (1931); Eddie Tompkins (1937)

R
Red Lips Kiss My Blues Away    (1927)    Alfred Bryan    James V. Monaco and Pete Wendling    Leo Reisman and His Orchestra, vocals Harry Maxfield
Rememb'ring  (1923)    Rosetta Duncan and Vivian Duncan    Rosetta Duncan and Vivian Duncan    Joe Raymond Orchestra; Duncan Sisters; Jack Smith and Ginny Simms; others
Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms  (1927)    Traditional    Buster Carter and Preston Young; Lester Flatt; Buck Owens; Dillard & Clark; many others
Rose (A Ring To The Name Of Rose)  (1923)    George M. Cohan    Josie Cohan and Bell Ringers; The Mills Brothers; Tony Scotti
Rose Marie  (1924)    Oscar Hammerstein II and Otto Harbach    Rudolf Friml and Herbert Stothart    Dennis King and Arthur Deagon; Slim Whitman

S
Say It With Music  (1921)    Irving Berlin    Irving Berlin    Paul Whiteman
Second Hand Rose    (1921)    Grant Clarke    James F. Hanley    Fanny Brice
Show Me The Way To Go Home    (1925)    Irving King    Andrews Sisters; Ben E. King; Emerson, Lake, and Palmer
Side By Side    (1927)    Harry Woods    Nick Lucas
Someone To Watch Over Me  (1926)    Ira Gershwin    George Gershwin    Gertrude Lawrence; Frank Sinatra; Ella Fitzgerald; many others
South  (1924)    Ray Charles    Bennie Moten and Thamon Hayes    Kansas City Orchestra; The Maddox Brothers and Rose; many others
St. James Infirmary Blues  (1928)    Joe Primrose (Irving Mills)    Louis Armstrong; many others
Sunday  (1926)    Bennie Krueger, Jule Styne, Ned Miller and Chester Conn    Bix Beiderbecke; Frank Sinatra; others
Sweet Georgia Brown    (1925)    Kenneth Casey    Maceo Pinkard    Ben Bernie; Brother Bones And His Shadows; Django Reinhardt; many others
Sweet Sue (Just You)  (1928)    Will Harris & Victor Young    Earl Burtnett; Mills Brothers; many others

T
That Old Gang Of Mine    (1923)    Billy Rose and Mort Dixon    Ray Henderson    Perry Como (1951) and many others
That's My Weakness Now  (1928)    Bud Green    Sammy H. Stept    Helen Kane (Betty Boop)
The Best Things In Life Are Free  (1927)    B.G. DeSylva and Lew Brown    Ray Henderson    Hank Mobley; The Ink Spots; many more
The Big Rock Candy Mountain  (1928)    Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock    Harry McClintock; Burl Ives
The Bilbao Song  (1929)    Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill    Andy Williams
The Birth Of The Blues  (1926)    Buddy G. DeSylva and Lew Brown    Ray Henderson    Cab Calloway; Frank Sinatra
The Happy Jubilee  (1926)    Rev. Raymond Browning    Adger M. Pace
The Sheik Of Araby    (1921)    Harry B. Smith and Francis Wheeler    Ted Snyder    Merle Travis; The Beatles; Lou Monte
The Wreck Of The Old 97  (1924)    Fred Jackson Lewey, Henry Whitter and Charles Noell    G.B. Grayson and Henry Whitter (and many others later)
Then I'll Be Happy, (I Wanna Go Where You Go-Do What You Do)  (1925)    Sidney Clare, Lew Brown and Cliff Friend    Whispering Jack Smith
There'll Be Some Changes Made    (1921)    Billy Higgins    W. Benton Overstreet    Ethyl Waters
There's A Little White House On A Little Green Hill (Where The Red, Red Roses Grow)  (1926)    Billy Rose    Harry Akst    Burl Ives
There's A Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder  (1928)    Dave Dreyer, Al Jolson and Billy Rose    Al Jolson
There's Yes! Yes! In Your Eyes  (1924)    Cliff Friend and Joseph F. Santly    Dean Martin
This Little Light Of Mine  (1923)    Harry Dixon Loes    The Seekers; many others
Toot Toot Tootsie (Goo' Bye!)    (1922)    Gus Kahn, Ernie Erdman and Danny Russo    Al Jolson; Eddie Cantor

W
Waiting For A Train  (1928)    Jimmie Rodgers    Jimmie Rodgers; John Denver
Walk Right In  (1929)    Gus Cannon and Hosea Woods    Cannon's Jug Stompers; The Rooftop Singers
Wang Wang Blues    (1921)    Leo Wood    Gus Mueller, 'Buster' Johnson and Henry Busse    The Benny Goodman Sextet; Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys; others
Way Down Yonder In New Orleans    (1922)    Henry Creamer and J. Turner Layton    Freddy "Boom-Boom" Cannon (1960)
Wedding Bells (Are Breaking Up That Old Gang Of Mine)  (1929)    Irving Kahal and Willi Raskin    Sammy Fain    The Four Aces
When My Baby Smiles At Me    (1920)    Andrew B. Sterling and Ted Lewis    Bill Munro    Ted Lewis; Benny Goodman and His Orchestra; Billy Murray and Gladys Rice; others
When The Red, Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob Bobbin' Along  (1926)    Harry MacGregor Woods    Sophie Tucker; Al Jolson
When You're Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With You)    (1928)    Joe Goodwin, Mark Fisher, and Larry Shay    Seger Ellis; Louis Armstrong; Billie Holiday; Perry Como; many others
Whispering    (1920)    Malvin "John" Schonberger and Richard Coburn    Vincent Rose    Paul Whiteman and his Ambassador Orchestra; Benny Goodman and his orchestra; Louis Armstrong; Frank Sinatra; many others
Who's Sorry Now    (1923)    Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby    Ted Snyder    Connie Francis (1958)

Y
Yes Sir, That's My Baby    (1925)    Gus Kahn    Walter Donaldson    Eddie Cantor
Yes, We Have No Bananas    (1923)    Frank Silver and Irving Cohn    Eddie Cantor
You Do Something To Me    (1929)    Cole Porter    Frank Sinatra
You Took Advantage Of Me  (1928)    Lorenz Hart    Richard Rodgers    Joyce Barbour and Busby Berkeley; Judy Garland; Ella Fitzgerald; Tony Bennett; many others
You're The Cream In My Coffee    (1928)    B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown, and Ray Henderson    Ruth Etting; Ben Selvin & His Orchestra; others

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