Nora Bayes  (1880-1928)
Last updated: 07.04.21
Nora Bayes was a popular American entertainer born Leonora Goldberg to a Jewish family in Joliet, Illinois. 18-years old, she was performing professionally in vaudeville in Chicago. After touring from San Francisco, California to New York she became a star both on vaudeville and Broadway. She was an accomplished singer, comedian and actress. After her marriage to singer/songwriter Jack Norworth in 1908 they toured together and were credited for collaborating on a number of tunes, including their huge hit Shine On, Harvest Moon which the pair debuted in Florenz Ziegfeld's Follies of 1908. Later she recorded with the Victor Talking Machine Company and Columbia Records. She died in New York.


Nora Bayes  (1880-1928) has at least 2 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.
b01m3r67ot_m.jpgCome Along My Mandy
Words and Music by: Nora Bayes.
Co-Author: J. Norworth
Sung by: N. Bayes, J. Norworth
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
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Printed: 1907. Sheet Music 6 pages.
b0000csug4_m.jpgI'm Glad I'm a Boy and I'm Glad I'm a Girl
Words and Music by: Nora Bayes.
Co-Author: J. Norworth
Publisher: Jerome H. Remick & Co.
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Printed: 1909. Sheet Music 5 pages.
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Ragtime Music CDs:
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cd15.gif Nora Hulse Ragtime Refreshments
cd15.gif Jody Dall'Armi On the Level, You're a Little Devil flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Knuckles O'Toole Knuckles O'Toole: Plays Honky Tonk Piano flag15us.gif
cd15.gif Joe ''Fingers'' Carr Honky Tonk Hits of Joe "Fingers" Carr flag15us.gif
cd15.gif Bill Edwards Perfessor Bill Sings Volume 2
Item Title Available €     £     $     Other
             
DBE1300 The Nora Bayes Fox Trot (1917)
T/T/T+D/B+A/B/GB(B), approx. 3¾ mins.
print-on-demand €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
DBE1301 Prohibition Blues (1919) - Song
T/T/B/B/GB(B), approx. 2½ mins.
print-on-demand €9.00 £7.50 $11.75  
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sm15.gif Prohibition Blues (1919) T/T/B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
This list is arranged by title and contains 1 lyric performed by Nora Bayes. The lyrics/monologues and *.pdf files have been kindly compiled by monologues.co.uk/musichall
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif Shine on Harvest Moon Nora Bayes (music)
Jack Norworth (co-author)
N. Bayes (sung by)
J. Norworth (sung by)
 
This list is arranged by composer and contains 31 songs sung by Nora Bayes 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 Did You Mean It? (1927) Phil Baker(w&m) Sid Silverman (co-author)
Abe Lyman (co-author)
N. Bayes (sung by)
Lee Morse (sung by)
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sm15.gif For Dixie and Uncle Sam (1916) Ernest Roland Ball J. Keirn Brennan (words)
N. Bayes (sung by)
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sm15.gif All My Life (1918) Nora Bayes Irving Fisher (co-author)
Harry Akst (co-author)
N. Bayes (sung by)
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sm15.gif Come Along My Mandy (1907) Nora Bayes(w&m) J. Norworth (co-author)
N. Bayes (sung by)
J. Norworth (sung by)
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sm15.gif Falling Star (1909) Nora Bayes Jack Norworth (co-author)
Nora Bayes (words)
Jack Norworth (words)
N. Bayes (sung by)
J. Norworth (sung by)
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sm15.gif Pinkerton Detective Moon (1912) Nora Bayes(w&m) J. Norworth (co-author)
N. Bayes (sung by)
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sm15.gif Shine on Harvest Moon (1908) Nora Bayes J. Norworth (words)
N. Bayes (sung by)
J. Norworth (sung by)
Ruth Etting (sung by)
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sm15.gif Sing Me a Come-All-Ye Like My Daddy Sang to Me (1908) Nora Bayes N. Bayes (sung by)
sm15.gif Wasn't It Yesterday? (1917) Irving Berlin(w&m) N. Bayes (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif When You're Down in Louisville (1915) Irving Berlin(w&m) N. Bayes (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif  Who Do You Love? (1918) Gene Buck J.F. Hanley (co-author)
N. Bayes (sung by)
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sm15.gif Old Maid Blues (1943) David W. Guion Web Maddox (words)
N. Bayes (sung by)
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sm15.gif Freckles (1919) Cliff Hess(w&m) H.E. Johnson (co-author)
M. Ager (co-author)
N. Bayes (sung by)
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sm15.gif Home Sickness Blues (1916) Cliff Hess N. Bayes (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Regretful Blues (1918) Cliff Hess G. Clarke (words)
N. Bayes (sung by)
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sm15.gif Taxation Blues (1919) Cliff Hess(w&m) Joe Rosey (co-author)
Jos. H. Santly (co-author)
N. Bayes (sung by)
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sm15.gif Dat's Ma Honey Sho's Yo' Born (1912) Joe Jordan N. Bayes (sung by)
sm15.gif M-A-Y-B-E (1919) Edgar Leslie N. Bayes (sung by)
sm15.gif Have You Ever Loved Any Other Girl? (1911) J.P. Long B. Scott (words)
J. Norworth (words)
Louis F Werba (words)
Mark A Luescher (words)
Alice Lloyd (sung by)
N. Bayes (sung by)
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sm15.gif Come Along My Mandy! (1938) Tom Mellor lawrenceaj1 (words)
H. Gifford (words)
J. Norworth (words)
N. Bayes (sung by)
J. Norworth (sung by)
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sm15.gif Susie Ann (1915) Tom Mellor H. Gifford (words)
N. Bayes (sung by)
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sm15.gif  When It's Apple Blossom Time in Normandie (1912) Tom Mellor H. Gifford (words)
Huntley Trevor (words)
Belle Storey (sung by)
N. Bayes (sung by)
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sm15.gif Ten Little Bottles (1920) Jimmie V. Monaco N. Bayes (sung by)
sm15.gif Broadway Blues (1920), The Carey Morgan Arthur Swanstrom (words)
N. Bayes (sung by)
J. Norworth (sung by)
T. Lewis (sung by)
Henry Santrey (sung by)
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sm15.gif Only Bit of Ireland in Old New York (1911), The C.W. Murphy N. Bayes (sung by)
J. Norworth (sung by)
sm15.gif Oh Johnny, Oh Johnny, Oh! (1917) Abe Olman Ed Rose (words)
N. Bayes (sung by)
Bonnie Baker (sung by)
Orrin Tucker (sung by)
H. Lewis (sung by)
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sm15.gif Muddy Water (1926) Peter De Rose Harry Richman (co-author)
Jo' Trent (words)
N. Bayes (sung by)
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sm15.gif Fine Strawberries (1911) Herbert Rule J. Norworth (words)
William Hurlbut (words)
James McGhee (words)
N. Bayes (sung by)
J. Norworth (sung by)
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sm15.gif When John McCormack Sings a Song (1915) Jean Schwartz William Jerome (words)
E Ray Goetz (words)
N. Bayes (sung by)
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sm15.gif I'm Crazy 'bout Somebody (1912) Dave Stamper N. Bayes (sung by)
sm15.gif Just Around the Corner (1925) Harry von Tilzer Dolph Singer (words)
N. Bayes (sung by)
T. Lewis (sung by)
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 26 works by Nora Bayes (1880-1928). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Come Along My Mandy (w&m) 1907 J. Norworth (co-author)
N. Bayes (sung by)
J. Norworth (sung by)
Original version by Mellor, Lawrence and Giffard.
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Shine on Harvest Moon 1908 J. Norworth (words)
N. Bayes (sung by)
J. Norworth (sung by)
Ruth Etting (sung by)
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Sing Me a Come-All-Ye Like My Daddy Sang to Me 1908 N. Bayes (sung by)
Blarney 1909 J. Norworth (words)  wvicon.gif
Falling Star 1909 Jack Norworth (co-author)
Nora Bayes (words)
Jack Norworth (words)
N. Bayes (sung by)
J. Norworth (sung by)
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I'm Glad I'm a Boy and I'm Glad I'm a Girl (w&m) 1909 J. Norworth (co-author)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
If It Were Not For Dear Old Father (w&m) 1909 J. Norworth (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Let's Get the Umpire's Goat (w&m) 1909 J. Norworth (co-author)  wvicon.gif
No More Staying Out Late 1909
Back to My Old Home Town 1910 J. Norworth (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Mister Moon-Man Turn Off the Light 1910 Jack Norworth (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Young America 1910
Ev'ry One in Favor Say Aye (w&m) 1911 J. Norworth (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Fairy Tales 1911
I Have Longed So Long 1911
Parlor Games 1911
Please Go Find My Billy Boy 1911
Turn Off Your Light, Mr. Moon Man (w&m) 1911 J. Norworth (co-author)  wvicon.gif
In My Birch Bark Canoe, With Emily Lou 1912
Pinkerton Detective Moon (w&m) 1912 J. Norworth (co-author)
N. Bayes (sung by)
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She Believes I'm in Brooklyn To-Night 1912
Nora Bayes Fox Trot, The 1917 D. Ganiard (co-author)  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
All My Life 1918 Irving Fisher (co-author)
Harry Akst (co-author)
N. Bayes (sung by)
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Just Like a Gypsy 1919 Seymour Simons (words)  wvicon.gif
Prohibition Blues 1919 Ring Lardner (words)  wvicon.gif
I'll Tell the World 1920
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
           
youtube15.jpg The Nora Bayes Fox Trot 3:06 Ragtime Dorian Henry N. Bayes  The Nora Bayes Fox Trot (1917)
youtube15.jpg Prohibition Blues performed by Nora Bayes 3:10 Nora Bayes N. Bayes  Prohibition Blues