Melody Lane Standard Songs 
Page Twenty-Nine

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  Lullaby Land

Words by Frank Davis and Music by M. Prival (1919)

A darling, pretty novelty song about mothers and babies
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  Hiawatha's Melody Of Love

Lyric by Alfred Bryan and Artie Mehliner (1920) 

A beautiful Tin Pan Alley era love song
that sounds more Viennese to me than
American Indian! 
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  Runnin' Wild

Music by A. Harrington Gibbs 
Words by Joe Grey & Leo Wood (1922)

An exhuberant jazz piece. Famous for being sung
by Marilyn Monroe in "Some Like It Hot" (1959) 
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TWO MORE BEAUTIFUL SONGS USED IN SILENT FILMS

  White Blossom: The Love Theme

From D.W. Griffith's Film Classic "Broken Blossoms"
Starring Lillian Gish and Richard Barthelmess

Music by D.W. Griffith, Poem by Charles Hanson Towne (1919)
An exquisite melody adorns this bittersweet silent film about interracial love
Piano Performance by Jill @ Melody Lane
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  Sunrise And You

Written by Arthur Penn (1918)
Used in the Fox Silent Classic "Sunrise" (1927)

A dreamy love song, full of heartache yet restoration
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  Broadway Blues

Sophie Tucker Blues Song
Words by J. Brandon Walsh, Music by Terry Sherman (1915)

"Some of these Days" wasn't the only fantastic torch song singer Sophie Tucker
sang with her usual aplomb - this one is even more syncopated and bluesy
Start tapping your feet!
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  My Dreamy China Lady

Lyric by Gus Kahn, Music by Egbert van Alstyne (1916) 

A rousing "Poor Butterfly" themed Tin Pan Alley song
from the great songwriting team of Alstyne and Kahn
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  I'm Through (Shedding Tears Over You)

Lyric by Karyl Norman and Music by Edwin J. Weber (1922) 

A very, very pretty and jazzy song about a girl who has had
enough from her disappointing, uncommitted boyfriend -
get lost, buddy! There are better fish to fry.
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TWO WONDERFUL INSTRUMENTAL TUNES FROM TIN PAN ALLEY

  The Moonlight Waltz

Written by Frederick Knight Logan (1916)

This waltz is so utterly delightful that I could
listen to it all day! Instrumental only, but I
couldn't resist adding it to the website for 
your enjoyment. You'll want to get up and dance!
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  The Whistler And His Dog

Instrumental Song by Arthur Pryor (1905)

A famous novelty piece that is still enjoyed today
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