Watson Sisters (1895-1949)
Last updated: 01.09.21
p_watsonsis.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, The Watson Sisters, Kitty (1886-1967) and Fanny (1885-1970) were both a sister act and a comedy duo.
As children they sang in the old variety and burlesque styles and then as teens the vaudeville. They were top-of-the-bill at Palace Theatre, New York in 1915 and played a Royal Command performance in London in 1927. In the 1930s they were making movie shorts.
Of vaudeville interest is Come Down Mister Moon Man (1912) music Albert von Tilzer words by Lew Brownand published by The York Music Co., New York, USA the front cover of which displays the sisters' portrait.
Websites:
url15.gif The Watson Sisters: Rare Comedy Sister Act Brief biography by Travalanche  

     Title Composer/Song
     
youtube15.jpg I'm Playing With Fire (1933) (5:04) I. Berlin 
This list is arranged by composer and contains 7 songs sung by Watson Sisters who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m) ER
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
         
sm15.gif I'm Playing With Fire (1932) Irving Berlin Watson Sisters (perf. by)
sm15.gif Mr. Jazz, Himself (1917) Irving Berlin(w&m) Watson Sisters (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif My Bird of Paradise (1915) Irving Berlin(w&m) Watson Sisters (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Do the Funny Foxtrot (1914) Earl Carroll H. Carroll (co-author)
Watson Sisters (perf. by)
John & Mae Burke (perf. by)
Evelyn Nesbit (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Come Down Mister Moon Man (1912) Albert von Tilzer Lew Brown (words)
Watson Sisters (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Good Night Mr. Moon (1911) Albert von Tilzer Eli Dawson (words)
Watson Sisters (perf. by)
Ellison & Gretta Mack (perf. by)
Sully & Hussy (perf. by)
Clara Inge (perf. by)
Marguerite Farrel (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Down South (1917) Nat H. Vincent Herman Paley (words)
Watson Sisters (perf. by)
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