Henry W. Armstrong  (1879-1951)
Last updated: 31.05.22
p_armstrongh.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Henry W. [Harry] Armstrong was an American boxer, booking agent, producer, singer, pianist and composer. He was born in Sommerville, Massachusetts and died in, New York. During World War One, he performed in hospitals and went on to appear in night clubs, radio and near the end of his life, even on TV. His greatest hit was Sweet Adeline, in 1903 with Richard H. Gerard, whilst in Britain generations of pub "singers" and maudlin bathroom wannabes murdered his You're my heart's desire, I love you Nellie Dean (1905). A Tin Pan Alley writer, he made his mark in the ragtime world with The Frisco Rag (1909).

Henry W. Armstrong  (1879-1951) has at least 24 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.
Arabella
Music by: Henry W. Armstrong.
Words by: Bartley C. Costello
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1905. Sheet Music.
b0000csc4w_m.jpgCan't You See I'm Lonely - Song
Music by: Henry W. Armstrong.
Words by: Felix F. Feist
Publisher: Leo Feist
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Printed: 1905. Sheet Music 4 pages. Limited availability..
Dew Drops
Music by: Henry W. Armstrong.
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1904. Sheet Music 7 pages.
Driving Home the Cows From Pasture
Music by: Henry W. Armstrong.
Co-Author: Billy Clark
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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  Printed: 1911. Sheet Music.
b0000csc50_m.jpgFollow the Crowd on a Sunday
Music by: Henry W. Armstrong.
Words by: James L. Morrison
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1904. Sheet Music.
b0000csc51_m.jpgFrisco Rag, The
Music by: Henry W. Armstrong.
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1909. Sheet Music 5 pages.
Good Ice Cream Soda For Mine, A Song
Music by: Henry W. Armstrong.
Words by: Felix F. Feist
Publisher: Leo Feist
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Printed: 1908. Sheet Music 5 pages. Limited availability.
Goodbye Eyes of Blue
Music by: Henry W. Armstrong.
Words by: Jay J. Walker
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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  Printed: 1905. Sheet Music 5 pages.
I'd Like a Girl Like You
Music by: Henry W. Armstrong.
Words by: Jos. Mittenthal
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1908. Sheet Music 5 pages.
If You'd Only Let Me Try Song
Music by: Henry W. Armstrong.
Words by: Felix F. Feist
Publisher: Leo Feist
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Printed: 1908. Sheet Music 5 pages. Limited availability.
In the Golden Autumn Days Sweet Jennie Ray
Music by: Henry W. Armstrong.
Words by: Ed. Gardenier
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1905. Sheet Music 5 pages.
Just a Line From Jennie
Music by: Henry W. Armstrong.
Words by: Will H. Heelan
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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  Printed: 1902. Sheet Music.
Lingering Love
Music by: Henry W. Armstrong.
Words by: Dave Reed
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1911. Sheet Music 5 pages.
Miss Dinah
Music by: Henry W. Armstrong.
Words by: Bartley C. Costello
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1903. Sheet Music.
My Merry Irish Widow Song
Music by: Henry W. Armstrong.
Words by: Felix F. Feist
Publisher: Leo Feist
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Printed: 1908. Sheet Music 5 pages. Limited availability.
Rianza Waltzes
Music by: Henry W. Armstrong.
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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  Printed: 1909. Sheet Music.
Rose of Plymouth Town, A
Music by: Henry W. Armstrong.
Words by: Will A. Heelan
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1903. Sheet Music.
b0000csc6j_m.jpgShaky Eyes
Music by: Henry W. Armstrong.
Words by: Billy Clark
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1909. Sheet Music 5 pages.
b0000csc5t_m.jpgSlip Your Glad Rags on and Come With Me!
Music by: Henry W. Armstrong.
Words by: Harry B. Lester, Billy Clark
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1910. Sheet Music 5 pages.
Tales the Moon Could Tell
Music by: Henry W. Armstrong.
Words by: Harry D. Kerr
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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  Printed: 1905. Sheet Music 5 pages.
When You Have Time and Money
Music by: Henry W. Armstrong.
Words by: Richard H. Gerard
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1903. Sheet Music.
When You've Won the Only Girl You Love
Music by: Henry W. Armstrong.
Words by: Billy Clark
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1909. Sheet Music 5 pages.
b0000csc6a_m.jpgYou're My Heart's Desire, I Love You Nellie Dean
Words and Music by: Henry W. Armstrong.
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1905. Sheet Music 5 pages.
b0000csc6b_m.jpgYou're the Flower of My Heart, Sweet Adeline
Music by: Henry W. Armstrong.
Words by: Richard H. Gerard
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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  Printed: 1896. Sheet Music.
  Title Instruments/Issue Performers
       
  DBE MP3 Sample    
audiodbemp315.gif Baby Doll (1908) T(A)/T/B/B/GB(B)/V(OT) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
audiodbemp315.gif Chimes (1912), The D/A+D/T+A/B+T/B/GB(B)+S Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
audiodbemp315.gif Follow the Crowd on a Sunday (1904) T/T/B/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
audiodbemp315.gif Frisco Rag (1909), The A/T/T/B+T/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
  MP3 File(s)    
audioextmp315.gif You're the Flower of My Heart, Sweet Adeline Edison Blue Amberol: 1625 Royal James Fish
  Midi File(s)   Sequencer(s)
audiomidi15.gif Dew Drops (1904) Midi Unknown
audiomidi15.gif Frisco Rag (1909), The Midi Sakae Watanabe
audiomidi15.gif I'd Like a Girl Like You (1908) Midi James Pitt-Payne
audiomidi15.gif Shaky Eyes (1909) Midi James Pitt-Payne
audiomidi15.gif Slip Your Glad Rags on and Come With Me (1910) Midi James Pitt-Payne
     Performer CD Title Supplier
       
Ragtime Music CDs:
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Item Title Available €     £     $     Other
             
DBE681 Baby Doll (1908) - Song
T(A)/T/B/B/GB(B)/V(OT), approx. 3 mins.
1-2 days
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DBE682 The Chimes (1912) - Reverie
D/A+D/T+A/B+T/B/GB(B)+S, approx. 4½ mins.
1-2 days
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DBE683 Follow the Crowd on a Sunday (1904) - Song
T/T/B/B/GB(B), approx. 4 mins.
1-2 days
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DBE684 The Frisco Rag (1909)
A/T/T/B+T/B/GB(B), approx. 3½ mins.
1-2 days
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     Title Instruments Remarks
       
sm15.gif Baby Doll (1908) T(A)/T/B/B/GB(B)/V(OT) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Chimes (1912), The D/A+D/T+A/B+T/B/GB(B)+S dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Follow the Crowd on a Sunday (1904) T/T/B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Frisco Rag (1909), The A/T/T/B+T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifpdf15.gifwvicon.gif
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif You're My Heart's Desire, I Love You Nellie Dean Henry W. Armstrong (words & music)
Gertie Gitana (perf.)
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url15.gif You're the Flower of My Heart, Sweet Adeline Henry W. Armstrong (music)
Richard H. Gerard (words)
George Donaldson (perf.)
 
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
           
pdf15.gif Can't You See I'm Lonely - Song (1905) H. Armstrong (music)
Felix Feist (words)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Frisco Rag (1909), The H. Armstrong (music) Piano IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif I Love My Wife, But Oh You Kids H. Armstrong (music)
H. Armstrong (perf.)
Billy Clark (perf.)
Piano, Voice Kirk wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif I'd Like a Girl Like You H. Armstrong (music)
Jos. Mittenthal (words)
H. Armstrong (perf.)
Piano, Voice Kirk Pub.
pdf15.gif I'd Like a Girl Like You (1908) H. Armstrong (music)
Jos. Mittenthal (words)
H. Armstrong (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Slip Your Glad Rags on and Come With Me! H. Armstrong (music)
Harry B. Lester (words)
Billy Clark (words)
H. Armstrong (perf.)
Billy Clark (perf.)
Piano, Voice Kirk Pub.
pdf15.gif Slip Your Glad Rags On and Come with Me! (1910) H. Armstrong (music)
Harry B. Lester (words)
Billy Clark (words)
H. Armstrong (perf.)
Billy Clark (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Twilight, The H. Armstrong (music)
L. Roland Jones (words)
Nellie McCoy (perf.)
Piano, Voice Kirk wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif You're My Heart's Desire, I Love You Nellie Dean H. Armstrong (words & music)
Gertie Gitana (perf.)
Piano Monologues Pub.
This list is arranged by composer and contains 6 works performed by Harry Armstrong who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
         
perf15.jpg I'd Like a Girl Like You (1908) Henry W. Armstrong Jos. Mittenthal (words)
H. Armstrong (perf.)
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perf15.jpg I Love My Wife, But Oh You Kids (1909) Henry W. Armstrong H. Armstrong (perf.)
Billy Clark (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Slip Your Glad Rags on and Come With Me! (1910) Henry W. Armstrong Harry B. Lester (words)
Billy Clark (words)
Beth Tate (perf.)
H. Armstrong (perf.)
Billy Clark (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Driving Home the Cows From Pasture (1911) Henry W. Armstrong Billy Clark (co-author)
Billy Clark (perf.)
H. Armstrong (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Dat's Music to Me (1907) Chris Smith H. Armstrong (perf.)
Billy Clark (perf.)
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 40 works by Henry W. Armstrong (1879-1951). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER pdf15.gif (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
You're the Flower of My Heart, Sweet Adeline 1896 Richard H. Gerard (words)
Royal James Fish (perf.)
George Donaldson (perf.)
Pearl Redding (perf.)
James Rowland (perf.)
William R Moore (perf.)
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I Wonder What George Washington Would Say 1902 Claude Thardo (perf.)
Just a Line From Jennie 1902 Will H. Heelan (words)  amazon15.gif Pub.
Miss Dinah 1903 Bartley C. Costello (words)  amazon15.gif Pub.
Rose of Plymouth Town, A 1903 Will A. Heelan (words)  amazon15.gif Pub.
When You Have Time and Money 1903 Richard H. Gerard (words)  amazon15.gif Pub.
Dew Drops 1904  amazon15.gif Pub. audiomidi15.gif
Follow the Crowd on a Sunday 1904 James L. Morrison (words)
N. Bayes (perf.)
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Josie O'Neill 1904 Richard H. Gerard (words)
Eva Wallace (perf.)
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Arabella 1905 Bartley C. Costello (words)  amazon15.gif Pub.
Can't You See I'm Lonely - Song 1905 Felix Feist (words)
Grace Dean (perf.)
Irene D'Arville (perf.)
Marion Stanley (perf.)
Lillian Leroy (perf.)
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Can't You See I'm Lonely? 1905  Pub.
Goodbye Eyes of Blue 1905 Jay J. Walker (words)  amazon15.gif Pub.
In the Golden Autumn Days Sweet Jennie Ray 1905 Ed. Gardenier (words)  amazon15.gif Pub.
Tales the Moon Could Tell 1905 Harry D. Kerr (words)  amazon15.gif Pub.
Twilight, The 1905 L. Roland Jones (words)
Nellie McCoy (perf.)
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Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
You're My Heart's Desire, I Love You Nellie Dean (w&m) 1905 Gertie Gitana (perf.)
Wm. B. Daly (perf.)
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Maryland My Maryland 1906 Jos. Mittenthal (words)  wvicon.gif
When the Evening Twilight Bids the Day Good-Bye 1906 Bartley C. Costello (words)  wvicon.gif
If I Had a Thousand Hearts I'd Send Them All to You 1907 Jos. Mittenthal (words)
Billy Clark (perf.)
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Baby Doll 1908 Clark (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Good Ice Cream Soda For Mine, A 1908 Felix F. Feist (words)
Gertie Carlisle (perf.)
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I Could Learn to Love You 1908 Felix F. Feist (words)
Sue Smith (perf.)
 Pub.
I'd Like a Girl Like You 1908 Jos. Mittenthal (words)
H. Armstrong (perf.)
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If You'd Only Let Me Try 1908 Felix F. Feist (words)  amazon15.gif Pub.
My Merry Irish Widow 1908 Felix F. Feist (words)  amazon15.gif Pub.
There's No One Half So Good As You Mame 1908 Billy Clark (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Frisco Rag, The 1909  amazon15.gif Pub. youtube15.jpg audiomidi15.gif
I Love My Wife, But Oh You Kids 1909 H. Armstrong (perf.)
Billy Clark (perf.)
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Rianza Waltzes 1909  amazon15.gif Pub.
Shaky Eyes 1909 Billy Clark (words)
Estelle Hart (perf.)
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When You've Won the Only Girl You Love 1909 Billy Clark (words)  amazon15.gif Pub.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Slip Your Glad Rags on and Come With Me! 1910 Harry B. Lester (words)
Billy Clark (words)
Beth Tate (perf.)
H. Armstrong (perf.)
Billy Clark (perf.)
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Driving Home the Cows From Pasture 1911 Billy Clark (co-author)
Billy Clark (perf.)
H. Armstrong (perf.)
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Fanatic Rag 1911  wvicon.gif
Lingering Love 1911 Dave Reed (words)  amazon15.gif Pub.
Chimes, The 1912  Pub.
D-A Double D-Y 1914 Clark (co-author)
Armstrong (words)
Clark (words)
Lenora Navasio (perf.)
 Pub.
I Love You Just the Same, Sweet Adeline (w&m) 1919 Clarence Gaskill (co-author)  Pub.
Only a Flower by the Wayside ? Arthur J. Lamb (words)  Pub.
     Title Duration Performer
       
youtube15.jpg The Frisco Rag 2:54 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Nellie Dean 3:23 Gertie Gitana