J. Rosamond Johnson  (1873-1954)
Last updated: 01.04.18
According to the Internet source given below, John Rosamond Johnson [J. Rosamond Johnson] was an American composer and singer during the Harlem Renaissance, born in Jacksonville, Florida. He lived mostly in New York City and is remembered as the composer of the hymn Lift Every Voice and Sing, which has come to be known in the United States as the "Negro National Anthem". It was first performed live by 500 Black American students from the segregated Stanton School (elementary/middle/junior high-level), Jacksonville, Florida, in 1900. The song was published by Jos. W. Stern & Co., Manhattan, New York (later Edward B. Marks Music Company). J. Rosamond Johnson was the younger brother of poet and activist James Weldon Johnson who wrote the lyrics for Lift Every Voice and Sing .
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 36 works by J. Rosamond Johnson (1873-1954). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Key: Items on hold

On the Chattahoochee (1897) wvicon.gif
Fishing (1904) wvicon.gif
Words by: J. W. Johnson
I Ain't Gwinter Work No Mo' (1900)
Words by: J. W Johnson, Bob Cole
On Lalawana's Shore (1904)
Words by: James Weldon Johnson
If Dat's Society Excuse Me (1900)
Words by: Bob Cole, WIll JOhns
Floating Down the Nile (1906) wvicon.gif
Lift Every Voice and Sing (1900)
Words by: James Weldon Johnson
I'll Keep a Warm Spot in My Heart For You (1906)
Words by: J. W Johnson
Come Out, Dinah, on the Green (1901)
Words by: J. W Johnson, Bob Cole
Who Do You Love? (1906) wvicon.gif
The Maiden With the Dreamy Eyes (1901)
Words by: Bob Cole
I Can't Think of Nothin' in the Wide, Wide World But You (1907)
Words by: Bob Cole
My Castle on the Nile (1901)
Words by: James Weldon Johnson, Bob Cole
Phoebe Brown (1909) wvicon.gif
Nobody's Lookin' But De Owl An' De Moon (1901) wvicon.gif
Words by: James Weldon Johnson, Bob Cole
The Siberian Dip (1911) wvicon.gif
Old Flag Never Touched the Ground (1901) wvicon.gif
Words by: James Weldon Johnson, Bob Cole
Excuse Me Mister Moon (1912)
Words by: James W Johnson
The Owl and the Moon (1901)
Words by: Bob Cole
If You'll Be My Eve (1912) wvicon.gif
Words by: James W. Johnson
Tell Me, Dusky Maiden (1901) wvicon.gif
Words by: Bob Cole, James Weldon Johnson
The Saint Vitus Rag (1912) wvicon.gif
Words & Music: Johnson
Oh, Didn't He Ramble? (1902)
Words by: Bob Cole [as Will Handy]
Roll Them Cotton Bales (1914)
Words by: James Weldon Johnson
Congo Love Song (1903) wvicon.gif
Words by: J. W. Johnson
Li'l Gal (1917) wvicon.gif
Words & Music: Johnson
Flowers of Dixieland (1903) wvicon.gif
Words by: Edgar Smith
Three Questions (1917) wvicon.gif
Lazy Moon (1903) wvicon.gif
Words by: Bob Cole
Mississippi River (1932) wvicon.gif
Words by: Frank Abbott
Magdaline, My Southern Queen (1903)
Words by: Bob Cole
Johnnie Get Your Hair Cut (1935) wvicon.gif
Co-Author: Edward Bennett Words by: J. Rosamond Johnson, Edward Bennett
My Mississippi Belle (1903)
Words by: Bob Cole
The Merango (El Merengue) (?)
Two Eyes (1903) wvicon.gif
Sweetness - I Love You the Best of All (?)
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