Songs of the 20th Century

Year by year, 1897 to 1932

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Yr President Style Songster Songs
1897 McKinley   J. P. Sousa The Stars and Stripes Forever
1898       Because
1899   Ragtime Scott Joplin Maple Leaf Rag
1900       Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing
01 TR     Hiawatha
02   Ragtime Scott Joplin The Entertainer
  Bill Bailey, won't you please come home
  In the Good Old Summertime
03       Ida, Sweet as Apple Cider

George M. Cohan

Meet Me In St Louis, Louis

Give My Regards to Broadway

05       In My Merry Oldsmobile
06       I Love You Truly
07     George M. Cohan Harrigan
08       Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Shine On Harvest Moon

09 Taft     I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now

By the Light of the Silvery Moon

10       Let Me Call You Sweetheart

Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life

Down By the Old Mill Stream

11       Oh! You Beautiful Doll

Alexander's Ragtime Band

12       My Melancholy Baby

Ragtime Cowboy Joe

13 Wilson     Peg o' My Heart

The Teddy Bear's Picnic

14       Missouri Waltz

Play a Simple Melody

15       Fascination


Pack up your troubles in your ...

16       Colonel Bogey March
17       Over There

Tiger Rag

Oh, Johnny, Oh, Johnny, Oh!

The Darktown Strutters Ball

18       K-K-K-Katy

Mad'moiselle from Armentiers

19       Cielito Lindo (Ay, Ay, Ay, Ay)

How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm


20     Al Jolson My Mammy

I'll be with you in Apple Blossom Time

21 Harding     I'm just wild about Harry

Second Hand Rose

22       I'll build a stairway to paradise

Carolina in the Morning

Yes, We Have No Bananas

Way Down Yonder In New Orleans

23   Charleston   Charleston

Yes, We Have No Bananas



Spencer Williams

Tea for Two

Toot-toot-tootsie (g'bye)

Everybody Loves My Baby

25 Coolidge     Five foot two, eyes of blue

If you knew Susie like I know Susie

Sweet Georgia Brown

26       Baby Face

Ain't She Sweet

Ol' Man River

Side By Side

Strike Up the Band

'S Wonderful

28     Al Jolson Sonny Boy
29 Hoover     Sunny Side Up
30       Happy Days Are Here Again
31     Bing Crosby When the blue of the night meets the gold of the day
32   Swing T. Dorsey I'm Getting Sentimental Over You

Brother, Can You Spare a Dime

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