1800s Pop Song Hits

1800s Pop Song Hits

1. Good Morning to All (Happy Birthday To You) – 1893
2. Amazing Grace – 1800
3. Jingle Bells – 1857 (by James Pierpont)
4. Old MacDonald Had A Farm – 1859
5. Camptown Races* – 1850 (Stephen Foster)
*actual title is Gwine to Run All Night
6. Mary Had a Little Lamb – (1830 Lyrics)
7. Rock-a-bye Baby – 1884 (by Effie I. Canning)
8. Alphabet Song – 1834 (copyrighted by C. Bradlee, it’s probably older)
9. Wedding March – 1844 (by Felix Mendelssohn, from A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
10. William Tell Overture – 1829
11. Semper Fidelis – 1886 (by John Philip Sousa)
12. (Oh Dem) Golden Slippers – 1879
13. Stars and Stripes Forever – 1897 (by John Philip Sousa)
14. When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again – 1863 (by Louis Lambert & Patrick Gilmore)
15. Chopsticks – 1877
16. The Battle Hymn of the Republic – 1862 (by Julia Ward Howe)
17. While Strolling Through The Park One Day – 1884 (by Ed Haley)
18. Can Can – 1858 (by Offenbach)
19. When The Saints Go Marching In – 1896 (by Katherine E. Purvis & James M. Black)
20. Row Row Row Your Boat – 1881
21. Funeral March (Pray For The Dead and the Dead Will Pray For You…) – 1840
22. Fur Elise – 1810 (by Beethoven)
23. I’ve Been Working on the Railroad – 1894
24. She’ll Be Comin’ ‘Round the Mountain – 1899
25. Oh! Susanna – 1848 (by Stephen Foster)
26. Glory! Glory! Hallelujah! – 1861
27. America (God Shed His Grace On Thee) words – 1832
28. I’ve Been Working On The Railroad – 1894 (copyright is probably older)
29. Dixie’s Land (aka Dixie) – 1860
30. Home, Sweet Home – 1823 (by John Howard Payne)
31. Joy to the World – 1839 (by Handel)
32. A Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight – 1896
33. Alouette -1879
34. O Where O Where Has My Little Dog Gone – 1864 (by James Bland)
35. Turkey In De Straw – 1834
36. Funiculi Funicula – 1880
37. Polly Wolly Doodle (All The Day) – 1883 (copyright, is probably older)
38. Reveille – 1890
39. Gloria – 1890 (by Mozart)
40. (Oh My Darling) Clementine – 1863 (by Percy Montrose & H S. Thompson)
41. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot – 1872
42. Onward, Christian Soldiers – 1871 (by Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould & Sir Arthur Sullivan)
43. The Yellow Rose of Texas – 1858
44. O Little Town of Bethlehem – 1868
45. Buffalo Gals – 1844 (heard in the film It’s a Wonderful Life. Malcolm McClaren did it in the 1980s too)
46. My Bonnie Lies over the Ocean – 1881
47. Blue Danube Waltz – 1867 (by J.S. Strauss)
48. Shoo-Fly Don’t Bother Me – 1869
49. Rock of Ages – 1832 (by Hastings)
50. Au Clair de la Lune – 1811
51. Morning – 1890 (by Luse)
52. Home on the Range – 1873 (by Daniel Kelly & Brewster M. Higley)
53. King Cotton March – 1895
54. (I Dream Of) Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair – 1854 (by Stephen Foster)
55. (Gimme That) Old Time Religion – 1865
56. Song Of India – 1897 (by Nikolai Rimsky Korsakov)
57. The Man on the Flying Trapeze – 1868
58. Hail to the Chief – 1820 (by Sir Walter Scott & James Sanderson)
59. Barber of Seville – 1813
60. Old Folks at Home (Way Down Upon the Swanee River) – 1851 (by Stephen Foster)
61. The Thunderer – 1889 (by John Philip Sousa)
62. Skip To My Lou – 1844
63. The Merry, Merry Month of May – 1862 (by Stephen Foster)
64. Frankie and Johnny – 1869
65. Grandfather’s Clock – 1876 (by Henry Clay Work)
66. Beautiful Dreamer – 1864 (by Stephen Foster )
67. Away In a Manger – 1887
68. Flying Dutchman Overture – 1844 (by Wagner)
69. The Washington Post – 1889 (by John Philip Sousa)
70. A Night on Bald Mountain – 1887 (by Mussorgsky)
71. Hello! Ma Baby – 1899
72. Git Along Little Dogies – 1893
73. Pictures at an Exhibition – 1887 (by Mussorgsky)
74. I’ll Take You Home Again, Kathleen – 1876
75. Hark the Herald Angels Sing – 1855
76. Sleeping Beauty Waltz – 1890
77. Peer Gynt Suite – 1888
78. Mazel Tov – 1894
79. Baa Baa Black Sheep – 1865
80. Liberty Bell March – 1893 (by John Philip Sousa)
81. Red River Valley – 1896
82. Maple Leaf Rag – 1899 (by Scott Joplin)
83. Goodnight Ladies – 1853
84. King Cotton March – 1895 (by John Philip Sousa)
85. Home on the Range – 1873
86. Coronation March – 1849 (by Meyerbeer)
87. Carry Me Back to Old Virginny – 1878
88. At A Georgia Camp Meeting – 1897 (by Kerry Mills)
89. She Wore a Yellow Ribbon – 1838
90. Good Night – 1899 (by Mendelssohn)
91. Dance of the Hours – 1876 (by Ponchielli)
92. Gypsy Love Song – 1898 (by Harry B. Smith & Victor Herbert (From the musical The Fortune Teller)
93. Prelude in C# Minor – 1893 (by Rachmaninoff)
94. Hush-a-bye Baby – 1884
95. El Capitan – 1896 (by John Philip Sousa)
96. It Came Upon the Midnight Clear – 1850
97. Romeo and Juliet – 1871 (by Tchaikovsky)
98. Three Little Kittens – 1885
99. Good King Wenceslas – 1860ish (words)
100. I Gave My Love a Cherry – 1850 (heard in 1979 film, Animal House)