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Popular Songs, 1914

  The Aba Daba Honeymoon (Arthur Fields, Walter Donovan)
  Alexander's Ragtime Band (Irving Berlin)
  All Aboard for Dixieland-Turkey Trot (George L. Cobb, music; Jack Yellen, lyrics)
  Are We Downhearted? No! (Lawrence Wright, Worton David)
  By the Beautiful Sea (Harry Carroll, music; Harold Atteridge, lyrics)
  Can't You Hear Me Callin', Caroline? (Caro Roma, music; William H. Gardner, lyrics)
  Everybody Rag with Me (Grace LeBoy, music; Gus Kahn, lyrics)
  Fido Is a Hot Dog Now (Raymond Walker, music; Charles McCarron, Thomas Gray, lyrics)
  Goodbye, Girls, I'm Through (from Chin-Chin) (Ivan Caryll, music; John Golden, lyrics)
  He's a Devil in His Own Home Town (Irving Berlin, music; Grant Clarke, lyrics)

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  Victor Records advertisement for French recordings, La Presse, July 28, 1914, p.8

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  I Love the Ladies (Jean Schwartz, music; Grant Clarke, lyrics)
  I Want to Go Back to Michigan (Irving Berlin)
  In the Town Where I Was Born (Al Harriman, music; Dick Howard, Billy Tracey, lyrics)
Listen to the RealAudio file It's a Long Way to Tipperary (Jack Judge, music; Harry Williams, lyrics)Link to copyright/source information
  I've Got Everything I Want but You (from The Passing Show) (Marshall)
Listen to the RealAudio file A Little Bit of Heaven, Shure They Call It Ireland (Ernest R. Ball, music; J. Keirn Brennan, lyrics)Link to copyright/source information
  Love's Own Sweet Song (Sari Waltz) (Emmerich Kalman, music; C.C.S. Cushing, E.P. Heath, lyrics)
  Mary, You're a Little Bit Old-Fashioned (Henry I. Marshall, music; Marion Sunshine, lyrics)
  The Merry Widow Waltz (Franz Lehar, music; Adrian Ros, lyrics)
  Minstrel Parade
Listen to the RealAudio file Missouri Waltz (Frederick Knight Logan, music; J.R. Shannon, pseud. of James Royce, lyrics)Link to copyright/source information
  On the 5:15 (Henry I. Marshall, music; Stanley Murphy, lyrics)
  Peg o' My Heart (Fred Fisher, music; Alfred Bryan, lyrics)
  Play a Simple Melody (Irving Berlin)

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Columbia advertisement for "Tipperary," one of the most popular songs of the era, La Patrie, December 21, 1914  

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Listen to the RealAudio file Silver Threads Among the Gold (Hart Pease Danks, music; Eben Rexford, lyrics)Link to copyright/source information
  St. Louis Blues (W.C. Handy)
  Sylvia (Oley Speaks, music; Clinton Scollard, lyrics)
  Syncopated Walk (Irving Berlin
  A Tango Dream
  Tennessee, I Hear You Calling Me (Geoffrey O'Hara)
  That's A-Plenty (Lew Pollack)
  They Didn't Believe Me (from The Girl from Utah) (Paul Rubens, Sydney Jones, Jerome Kern)
  Tip Top Tipperary Mary (Harry Carroll, music; Ballard MacDonald, lyrics)
  Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral (That's an Irish Lullaby) (James Royce Shannon)

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  Social dancing was a popular pastime; people danced to songs such as "Peg o' My Heart" and "Castle Walk", a song named after dancers Irene and Vernon Castle. Toronto Daily Star, April 3, 1914

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  Twelfth Street Rag (Euday L. Bowman)
  Watch Your Step (Irving Berlin)
  When You're a Long, Long Way from Home (George W. Meyer, music; Sam M. Lewis, lyrics)
  When You're Away (from The Only Girl), (Victor Herbert)
  When You're Wearing the Ball and Chain (Victor Herbert, music; Harry B. Smith, lyrics)
  When You Wore a Tulip and I Wore a Big Red Rose (Percy Wenrich, music; Jack Mahoney, lyrics)
Listen to the RealAudio file You Planted a Rose in the Garden of Love (Ernest Ball, music; J. Will Callahan, lyrics)Link to copyright/source information
  Your Eyes Have Told Me What I Did Not Know (Geoffrey O'Hara)

References for Song Lists

Popular Songs, 1914-1918

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