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Standard Songs Page Twenty-Two

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Casey Jones, The Brave Engineer

Words by T. Lawrence Seibert 
Music by Eddie Newton (1909)
Based on a real person and a real train wreck,
this song was a hit the moment these two vaudevillian composers began performing it.
In the 1960's the melody became a TV commercial jingle for Good and Plenty candy
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Ragtime Cowboy Joe

Music by Lewis F. Muir and Maurice Abrahams 
Lyrics by Grant Clarke (1912) 
Recorded by David Seville And The Chipmunks (1959) 
A fun ragtime song that has become a classic
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Indiana (Back Home In Indiana)

Words by Ballard MacDonald 
Music by James Hanley 
Publication: New York: Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc., 
Music Publishers, 224 West 47th St., (1917)
A beautiful, nostalgic song, still remembered fondly
and performed by musicians of all genres
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My Honey's Loving Arms

Words by Harry Ruby
Music by Joseph Meyer (1922)
A perky romantic song, great to dance to
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Ja-Da

Words and Music by Bob Carleton, USNRF
Publication: New York: Leo Feist, Inc.
Popular swing tune from 1918
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Iola

Words by James O'Dea. Music by Charles L. Johnson
New York: Jerome H. Remick & Co., (1906)
An adorable Indian song similar to Red Wing
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Skiddy-Mer-Rink-A-Doo Means "I Love You"

Words by Felix F. Feist 
Music by Al Piantadosi (1910) 
Introduced in Charles Dillingham's 
Production of The Musical Comedy "The Echo"
Picked up as a children's song and sung on PBS' Barney
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Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody

Words by Sam M. Lewis and Joe Young 
Music by Jean Schwartz
Publication: New York: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., Music Publishers, 
Strand Theatre Bldg., Broadway at 47th St., (1918)
From the Winter Garden Al Jolson show "Sinbad", one of Al's biggest hits
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Kiss Me Again

Music by Victor Herbert
Lyrics by Henry Blossom
Publication: New York: M. Witmark & Sons
From the 1905 operetta Mademoiselle Modiste comes this romantic standard
song that has been popular for generations
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I Send My Heart Up To Thee!

Words by the English Poet Robert Browning (b.1812- d.1889) 
Music by Amy Marcy Cheney Beach (1900) 
Publication: Boston: The Arthur P. Schmidt Co.
Simply gorgeous love song
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