Early 1900s Pop Song Hits

The 1900s: 1900-1919 Pop Song Hits

1. I’m a Yankee Doodle Dandy – 1904 (by George M Cohen)
2. America the Beautiful – 1910
3. Danny Boy – 1913
4. Take Me Out To The Ball Game – 1908 (by Jack Norworth & Albert Von Tilzer )
5. Pomp and Circumstance – 1902 (by Elgar)
6. The Grand Old Rag (aka “You’re a Grand Old Flag”) – 1906 (by George M. Cohan)
7. When Irish Eyes Are Smiling – 1912 (by Chauncey Olcott & George Graff Jr, . Ernest R. Ball)
8. Daddy’s Little Girl – 1905 (by Edward Madden & Theodore F. Morse)
9. The Bells Of St Mary’s – 1917 (by Douglas Furber & A. Emmett Adams)
10. Give My Regards to Broadway – 1904 (by George M. Cohan )
11. Swanee – 1919
12. Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral (That’s An Irish Lullaby) – 1913 (by James R. Shannon )
13. I Ain’t Got Nobody – 1916 (by Roger Graham, Dave Peyton & Spencer Williams)
14. I Want To Be In Dixie (I’m Going Back To Dixie) – 1911 (by Irving Berlin & Ted Snyder)
15. The Entertainer – 1902 (by Scott Joplin)
16. Strike Up the Band (Here Comes a Sailor) – 1900
17. Anchors Aweigh – 1906 (by Alfred Hart Miles & R. Lovell and Charles A. Zimmerman)
18. The Beer That Made Milwaukee Famous – 1903 (by Dan McAvoy)
19. Colonel Bogey March – 1914 (by Kenneth J. Alford)
20. Melody Of Love – 1903 (by Tom Glazer & H. Engelmann)
21. Flight of the Bumble Bee – 1900 – (by N. Rimsky-Korsakov)
22. Rite of Spring – 1913 (by Stravinsky)
23. Over There – 1917 (by George M. Cohan)
24. Yale Boola! (March and Two-Step) – 1901
25. Hinky Dinky Parlay Voo – 1919 (by Edward Rowland)
26. March of the Toys – 1903 (by Victor Herbert, heard in Babes In Toyland)
27. Frankie and Johnny – 1912
28. Dardanella – 1919 (by Fred Fisher & Felix Bernard, Johnny S. Black)
29. You Belong To Me – 1916 (by Harry B. Smith & Victor Herbert)
30. Alexander’s Ragtime Band – 1911(?)
31. Hail! Hail! The Gang’s All Here – 1917 (by D. A. Esrom, Theodore
F. Morse & Arthur Sullivan)
32. Fascination – 1915 (by Harold Atteridge & Sigmund Romberg)
33. McNamara’s Band – 1917 (by John J. Stamford & Shamus O’Connor)
34. Peg O’ My Heart – 1913 (by Alfred Bryan & Fred Fisher)
35. Saint Louis Blues – 1914 (by W. C. Handy)
36. The Glow-Worm – 1902 (by Lilla Cayley Robinson, Heinz Bolten-Backers, Paul Lincke)
37. Scott Joplin’s New Rag – 1912 (by Scott Joplin)
38. Hail Hail the Gang’s All Here – 1917
39. Put On Your Old Grey Bonnet – 1909 (by Stanley Murphy & Percy Wenrich)
40. Bye, Bye My Honey – Billy Golden (1911)
41. Joe Turner Blues – 1915 (by Walter Hirsch & W. C. Handy)
42. It’s a Long, Long Way to Tipperary – 1912
43. Ragtime Cowboy Joe – 1912 (by Grant Clarke, Lewis F. Muir & Maurice Abrahams)
44. Oh! How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning – 1918 (by Irving Berlin)
45. The Whiffenpoof Song – 1909 (by Meade Minnigerode & George S. Pomeroy, Tod B. Galloway)
46. Alabama Jubilee – 1915 (by Jack Yellen & George L. Cobb)
47. The Darktown Strutters’ Ball – 1916 (by Shelton Brooks)
48. Harrigan – 1907 (by George M. Cohan)
49. Bill Bailey, Won’t You Please Come Home – 1902
50. Let Me Call You Sweetheart – 1910
51. Keep On The Sunny Side – 1906 (by Jack Drislane & Theodore F. Morse)
52. Because – 1902
53. Hiawatha (His Song to Minnehaha) – 1903
54. Ida! Sweet as Apple Cider – 1903 (by Eddie Leonard & Eddie Munson)
55. The Aba Daba Honeymoon – 1914 (by Arthur Fields & Walter Donovan)
56. Play a Simple Melody – 1914 (by Irving Berlin)
57. Ah! Sweet Mystery Of Life – 1910 (by Rida Johnson Young & Victor Herbert)
58. Ballin’ The Jack – 1913 (by James Henry Burris & Chris Smith)
59. The Memphis Blues – 1912
60. American Patrol – 1901(?)
61. On a Sunday Afternoon – 1902
62. The Saint Louis Blues – 1914
63. The Rose Of Tralee – 1912 (by C. Mordaunt Spencer m. Charles W. Glover)
64. K-K-K-Katy – 1918 (by Geoffrey O’Hara)
65. There’s A Broken Heart For Every Light On Broadway – 1915 (by Howard Johnson & Fred Fisher)
66. Syncopated Walk – 1914 (by Irving Berlin)
67. My Melancholy Baby – 1912 (by George A. Norton & Ernie Burnett)
68. Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis – 1904
69. Give Us Just Another Lincoln – 1900
70. I Wonder Who’s Kissing Her Now – 1909 (by Will M. Hough & Frank R. Adams, Joseph E. Howard & Harold Orlob)
71. In the Good Old Summer Time – 1902
72. Twelfth Street Rag – 1914 (by Euday L. Bowman)
73. A Little Bit of Heaven – 1915
74. Casey Jones – 1909 (by T. Lawrence Seibert & Eddie Newton)
75. Blame It on the Blues – 1914
76. By the Light of the Silvery Moon – 1909 (by Edward Madden & Gus Edwards)
77. Waltz Around Again Willie – 1906 (‘Round, ‘Round, ‘Round)
78. Alcoholic Blues – 1919 (by Edward Laska & Albert Von Tilzer)
79. I Didn’t Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier – 1915 (by Alfred Bryan & Al Piantadosi )
80. Shine On Harvest Moon – 1907 (by Nora Bayes & Jack Norworth)
81. I Can’t Tell Why I Love You But I Do – 1900
82. Hungarian Rag – 1913 (by Julius Lenzberg)
83. In My Merry Oldsmobile -1905 (by Vincent P. Bryan & Gus Edwards)
84. And Then – 1913 (by Alfred Bryan & Herman Paley)
85. Good Morning, Mr. Zip-Zip-Zip! – 1918
86. Goodbye, Good Luck, God Bless You – 1916 (by J. Keirn Brennan & Ernest R. Ball)
87. Mary’s a Grand Old Name – 1905 (from the musical play Forty-Five Minutes from Broadway)
88. Un Bel Di Madame Butterfly – 1904 (by Puccini)
89. My Gal Sal – 1905
90. Concerto for Piano #2 – 1901 (by Rachmaninoff)
91. Topsy Song – 1910
92. I’m Always Chasing Rainbows – 1918 (from the Musical Comedy Oh Look!)
93. On The Road To Mandalay – 1907 (by Rudyard Kipling & Oley Speaks)
94. Missouri Waltz (Hush-a-Bye, Ma Baby) – 1914
95. In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree – 1905
96. Beans! Beans!! Beans!!! – 1912 (by Elmer Bowman & Chris Smith)
97. Tell Me Pretty Maiden (English Girls and Clerks) – 1900 (featured in Florodora)
98. A Good Man Is Hard To Find – 1919(?)
99. The Caissons Go Rolling Along – 1906 (by Edmund L. Gruber)
100. Uncle Josh in Society – 1909