Ernest Roland Ball  (1878-1927)
Last updated: 01.07.19
According to the Internet source given below, Ernest Roland Ball was an American singer and songwriter born in Cleveland, Ohio. He best know as the composer of the music for the song When Irish Eyes Are Smiling (1912) althoug not Irish himself.
He died just after walking off stage at the Yost Theater in Santa Ana, California while on tour with Ernie Ball and His Gang. The 1944 musical Irish Eyes Are Smiling told the story of his career.
Of ragtime interest is his Colonial Rag (1914), co-authoured by Julius Lenzberg and published by M. Witmark and Sons, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, USA.
 
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Ernest Roland Ball  (1878-1927) has at least 4 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.

My Honey Moon
Music by Ernest R. Ball. Words by: Edgar Keller.
Publisher: F. B. Haviland Publishing Co. Inc.
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Printed: 1904. Sheet Music 5 pages.
When Sweet Marie Was Sweet Sixteen
Music by Ernest R. Ball. Words by: Raymond Moore.
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1907. Sheet Music.
With All My Heart and Soul
Music by Ernest R. Ball. Words by: J. Keirn Brennan.
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1918. Sheet Music 4 pages.
Your Love Means the World to Me
Music by Ernest R. Ball. Words by: Leo J.Curley.
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1910. Sheet Music 5 pages.
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 106 works by Ernest Roland Ball (1878-1927). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Key: Electronic Resource Items
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
The Zulu Hall of Fame 1902
In the Shade of the Pyramids 1904 Cecil Mack  wvicon.gif
In the Shadow of the Pyramid 1904
My Honey Moon 1904 Edgar Keller  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Prettiest Gal in Borneo 1904
The Girl I Left in Boston Town 1905
Will You Love Me in December As You Do in May? 1905 James J. Walker  wvicon.gif
I Can't Help Thinking of You 1906
Love Me and the World Is Mine 1906 Dave Reed Jr.  wvicon.gif
Norma Darling 1906 Dave Reed  wvicon.gif
As Long As the World Rolls On 1907 George Graff  wvicon.gif
I'd Live or I Would Die For You 1907 Dave Reed Jr.  wvicon.gif
My Dear 1907 Dave Reed Jr.  wvicon.gif
When Sweet Marie Was Sweet Sixteen 1907 Raymond Moore  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
When the Birds in Georgia Sing of Tennessee 1907 Arthur J. Lamb  wvicon.gif
All For Love of You 1908 Dave Reed Jr.  wvicon.gif
If You'll Remember Me 1908 Geo. Graff Jr.  wvicon.gif
In the Garden of My Heart 1908 Caro Roma  wvicon.gif
To the End of the World With You 1908 Dave Reed Jr., George Graff Jr.  wvicon.gif
Who Knows? 1909 Paul L. Dunbar  wvicon.gif
Wild Rose 1909
You're Making a Miser of Me 1909 Al Dubin  wvicon.gif
I Love the Name of Mary 1910 Chauncey Olcott George Graff  wvicon.gif
In the Sunshine of Your Love 1910 Chauncey Olcott Dave Reed  wvicon.gif
Just For a Girl 1910 Ren Shields  wvicon.gif
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
Mother Machree 1910 Chauncey Olcott Rida Johnson Young  wvicon.gif
My Heart Has Learned to Love You 1910 Dave Reed  wvicon.gif
Your Love Means the World to Me 1910 Leo J.Curley  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Good-Bye My Love Good-Bye 1911 George Graff  wvicon.gif
Till the Sands of the Desert Grow Cold 1911 George Graff Jr.  wvicon.gif
With the Twinkle in Her Eye 1911 Chauncey Olcott, Louis Weslyn  wvicon.gif
The Calling of the Sea 1912 Chauncey Olcott, Geo. Graff Jr.  wvicon.gif
Down the Lane That Leads to Drowsyland 1912 Leo J. Curley  wvicon.gif
Kathleen Aroon 1912
Lost Melody 1912
Rosebud 1912
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling 1912 Chauncey Olcott, George Graff  wvicon.gif
I'll Change the Shadows to Sunshine 1913 Geo. Graff Jr.  wvicon.gif
The Isle O' Dreams 1913 Chauncey Olcott, George Graff Jr.  wvicon.gif
Me Little Dudeen 1913
To Have, to Hold, to Love 1913 Darl MacBoyle  wvicon.gif
While the Rivers of Love Flow On 1913 George Graff  wvicon.gif
After the Roses Have Faded Away 1914 Bessie Buchanan  wvicon.gif
A Broth of a Boy 1914
Colonial Rag 1914 J. Lenzberg  wvicon.gif
Irish Eyes of Love 1914 J. Edward Killalea  wvicon.gif
A Little Bit of Heaven 1914 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
You Planted a Rose in the Garden of Love 1914 J. Will Callahan  wvicon.gif
The Heart of Paddy Whack 1915
Ireland Is Ireland to Me 1915 Fiske O'Hara, J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
Never Let Yourself Forget That You Are Irish Too! 1915
She's the Daughter of Mother Machree 1915 Jeff T. Nenarb  wvicon.gif
Sprinkle Me With Kisses 1915 Earl Carroll  wvicon.gif
That's How the Shannon Flows 1915 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
To the Lass We Love, a Toast! 1915
You'll Be There 1915 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
For Dixie and Uncle Sam 1916 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
Good-Bye, Good Luck, God Bless You 1916 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
I'm Coming Back to California 1916 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
I'm Going Back to California 1916 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
Ireland, the Footstool of God 1916 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
The Story of Old Glory, the Flag We Love 1916 J. Will. Callahan  wvicon.gif
Turn Back the Universe 1916 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
You're the Best Little Mother That God Ever Made 1916 J Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
All the World Will Be Jealous of Me 1917 Al Dubin  wvicon.gif
My Rosary For You 1917 Amy Ashmore Clarke
My Sunshine Jane 1917 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
Somewhere in Ireland 1917 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
Would You Take Back the Love You Gave Me 1917 Al Dubin  wvicon.gif
You Brought Ireland Right Over to Me 1917 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
Because You Believe in Me 1918 J. Kearn Brennan  wvicon.gif
Dear Little Boy of Mine 1918 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
Goodbye, Mother Machree 1918 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
I'm From Ohio 1918 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
One More Day 1918 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
With All My Heart and Soul 1918 J. Keirn Brennan  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
You Can't Beat Us if It Takes Ten Million More 1918 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
Don't Break My Heart With Good Bye 1919 Marvin Lee  wvicon.gif
I'll Miss You, Old Ireland 1919
Let the Rest of the World Go By 1919 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
Macushla Asthore 1919
That's Why God Loves the Irish 1919
Tis an Irish Girl I Love and She's Just Like You 1919
Down the Trail to Home Sweet Home 1920  wvicon.gif
Laddie Buck of Mine 1920 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
Little Crumbs of Happiness 1920 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
Mother of Pearl 1920 Justin E. McCarthy, George Graff Jr.  wvicon.gif
The Click of Her Little Brogans 1921
I'll Forget You 1921 Annelu Burns  wvicon.gif
Time After Time 1921 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
Down the Winding Road of Dreams 1922 Margaret Cantrell  wvicon.gif
The Eternal Flame 1922 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
For the Sake of Auld Lang Syne 1922 Annelu Burns, George Graff  wvicon.gif
Out There in the Sunshine With You 1923 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
Ten Thousand Years From Now 1923 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
Dear Little Home of My Dreams 1924 Wm. B. Davidson  wvicon.gif
Mother! O My Mother! 1924 Francesca Falk Miller  wvicon.gif
West of the Great Divide 1924 George Whiting  wvicon.gif
After All It's You 1925 George Whiting  wvicon.gif
All the Luck in the World to You 1925 George Whiting  wvicon.gif
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
I Promise You 1925 Rosanna Bleeker  wvicon.gif
California My Homeland 1926 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
Let the End of the World Come Tomorrow 1926 Paul Cunningham  wvicon.gif
I'll Let the Whole World Know I Love You 1927 John McLaughlin J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
Rose of Killarney 1927 William Davidson  wvicon.gif
Watching the World Go By 1927 J. Keirn Brennan  wvicon.gif
     Title Dur Composer Performer Score/Song
           
youtube15.jpg Colonial Rag 3:03 E.R. Ball  Ragtime Dorian Henry