Nora Bayes  (1880-1928)
Last updated: 02.09.22
p_bayesn.jpgNora 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
Perf. 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.
  Title Instruments Performers
       
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audiodbemp315.gif Nora Bayes Fox Trot (1917), The T/T/T+D/B+A/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
audiodbemp315.gif Prohibition Blues (1919) T/T/B/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
  Midi File(s)   Sequencer(s)
audiomidi15.gif Pinkerton Detective Moon (1912) Midi James Pitt-Payne
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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 Nora Bayes Fox Trot (1917), The T/T/T+D/B+A/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Prohibition Blues (1919) T/T/B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
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url15.gif Shine on Harvest Moon Nora Bayes (music)
Jack Norworth (co-author)
N. Bayes (perf.)
J. Norworth (perf.)
 
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
           
pdf15.gif Mister Moon-Man Turn Off the Light N. Bayes (music)
J. Norworth (coauth.)
Piano Kirk wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Shine on Harvest Moon N. Bayes (music)
J. Norworth (words)
Piano, Voice Kirk wvicon.gif
  As performer        
pdf15.gif Oh! You Beautiful Coon (1911) G.M. Cohan (words & music)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Over There (1917) G.M. Cohan (words & music)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Kinky Kids' Parade (1925), The W. Donaldson (music)
G. Kahn (words)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Home Sickness Blues (1916) C. Hess (words & music)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Scaddle-de-Mooch (1915) C. Mack (music)
C. Smith (coauth.)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Piano IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif For Months and Months and Months (1909) J. Tabrar (words & music)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Broken Doll (1916), A J.W. Tate (music)
F Clifford Harris (words)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif You Will Have to Sing an Irish Song (1908) A. von Tilzer (music)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Piano IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif When You're Down in Louisville (1915) I. Berlin (words & music)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly! C.W. Murphy (words & music)
W. Letters (coauth.)
W.J. McKenna (coauth.)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Piano, Voice Kirk wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Oh, Johnny! Oh, Johnny! Oh! A. Olman (music)
Ed. Rose (words)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Piano, Voice Greer wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Over There G.M. Cohan (words & music)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Piano, Voice Greer Pub.
pdf15.gif Over There G.M. Cohan (words & music)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Piano, Voice Greer Pub.
pdf15.gif Take Me Out to the Ball Game A. von Tilzer (music)
J. Norworth (words)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Piano, Voice Greer Pub.
This list is arranged by composer and contains 47 works performed 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
         
perf15.jpg Follow the Crowd on a Sunday (1904) Henry W. Armstrong James L. Morrison (words)
N. Bayes (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Did You Mean It? (1927) Phil Baker(w&m) Sid Silverman (co-author)
Abe Lyman (co-author)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Lee Morse (perf.)
Bee Palmer (perf.)
Marion Harris (perf.)
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perf15.jpg For Dixie and Uncle Sam (1916) Ernest Roland Ball J. Keirn Brennan (words)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Come Along My Mandy (1907) Nora Bayes(w&m) J. Norworth (co-author)
N. Bayes (perf.)
J. Norworth (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Shine on Harvest Moon (1908) Nora Bayes J. Norworth (words)
N. Bayes (perf.)
J. Norworth (perf.)
Ruth Etting (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Sing Me a Come-All-Ye Like My Daddy Sang to Me (1908) Nora Bayes N. Bayes (perf.)
perf15.jpg Falling Star (1909) Nora Bayes Jack Norworth (co-author)
Nora Bayes (words)
Jack Norworth (words)
N. Bayes (perf.)
J. Norworth (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Pinkerton Detective Moon (1912) Nora Bayes(w&m) J. Norworth (co-author)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg All My Life (1918) Nora Bayes Irving Fisher (co-author)
Harry Akst (co-author)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Prohibition Blues (1919) Nora Bayes Ring Lardner (words)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg  When You're Down in Louisville (1915) Irving Berlin(w&m) Belle Baker (perf.)
N. Bayes (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Wasn't It Yesterday? (1917) Irving Berlin(w&m) N. Bayes (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Who Do You Love? (1918) Gene Buck J.F. Hanley (co-author)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Oh! You Beautiful Coon (1911) George. M. Cohan(w&m) N. Bayes (perf.)
J. Norworth (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Over There (1917) George. M. Cohan(w&m) Billy Murray (perf.)
Indestructible Male Quartet (perf.)
Peerless Quartette (perf.)
N. Bayes (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Kinky Kids' Parade (1925), The Walter Donaldson Gus Kahn (words)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Duncan Sisters (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Old Maid Blues (1943) David W. Guion Web Maddox (words)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Home Sickness Blues (1916) Cliff Hess(w&m) N. Bayes (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Regretful Blues (1918) Cliff Hess G. Clarke (words)
N. Bayes (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Freckles (1919) Cliff Hess(w&m) H.E. Johnson (co-author)
M. Ager (co-author)
N. Bayes (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Taxation Blues (1919) Cliff Hess(w&m) Joe Rosey (co-author)
Jos. H. Santly (co-author)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg  Dat's Ma Honey Sho's Yo' Born (1912) Joe Jordan N. Bayes (perf.)
perf15.jpg M-A-Y-B-E (1919) Edgar Leslie N. Bayes (perf.)
perf15.jpg 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 (perf.)
N. Bayes (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Scaddle-de-Mooch (1915) Cecil Mack C. Smith (co-author)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg When It's Apple Blossom Time in Normandie (1912) Tom Mellor H. Gifford (co-author)
Huntley Trevor (co-author)
Belle Story (perf.)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Maybelle Morgan (perf.)
Eva Shirley (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Susie Ann (1915) Tom Mellor H. Gifford (words)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Come Along My Mandy! (1938) Tom Mellor lawrenceaj1 (words)
H. Gifford (words)
J. Norworth (words)
N. Bayes (perf.)
J. Norworth (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Meet Me in St Louis, Louis (1904) Kerry Mills Andrew B. Sterling (words)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
Kitty Miley (perf.)
The Brownings (perf.)
Judy Garland (perf.)
May Curtis (perf.)
Ethel Levey (perf.)
Will H. Sloan (perf.)
Nat Willis (perf.)
Lew Hawkins (perf.)
Paul Barnes (perf.)
Lizzie B. Raymond (perf.)
Anna Caldwell (perf.)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Many Others (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Ten Little Bottles (1920) Jimmie V. Monaco N. Bayes (perf.)
perf15.jpg Broadway Blues (1920), The Carey Morgan Arthur Swanstrom (words)
N. Bayes (perf.)
J. Norworth (perf.)
T. Lewis (perf.)
Henry Santrey (perf.)
A. Bernard (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Argentines, the Portuguese and the Greeks (1925), The Carey Morgan Arthur Swanstrom (words)
Duncan Sisters (perf.)
Tom G Clare (perf.)
N. Bayes (perf.)
E. Cantor (perf.)
Edward Meeker (perf.)
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perf15.jpg  Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly! (1909) C.W. Murphy Will Letters (words)
Florrie Forde (perf.)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Billy Murray (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Only Bit of Ireland in Old New York (1911), The C.W. Murphy N. Bayes (perf.)
J. Norworth (perf.)
perf15.jpg Oh, Johnny! Oh, Johnny! Oh! (1917) Abe Olman Ed Rose (words)
Dan W. Quinn (perf.)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Bonnie Baker (perf.)
Orrin Tucker (perf.)
H. Lewis (perf.)
George Watts (perf.)
Andrews Sisters (perf.)
Premier Quartet (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Muddy Water (1926) Peter De Rose Harry Richman (co-author)
Jo' Trent (words)
N. Bayes (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Fine Strawberries (1911) Herbert Rule James McGhee (words)
N. Bayes (perf.)
J. Norworth (perf.)
F. Cromer (perf.)
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perf15.jpg When John McCormack Sings a Song (1915) Jean Schwartz William Jerome (words)
E Ray Goetz (words)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Just Like a Gipsy (1919) Seymour B. Simons(w&m) Nora Bayes (co-author)
N. Bayes (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Remember the Rose (1921) Seymour B. Simons Sidney D. Mitchell (words)
Betsy Lane Shepherd (perf.)
Lewis James (perf.)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Alan Edwards (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg I'm Crazy 'bout Somebody (1912) Dave Stamper N. Bayes (perf.)
perf15.jpg For Months and Months and Months (1909) Joseph Tabrar(w&m) N. Bayes (perf.)
J. Norworth (perf.)
Jack Smiles (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Broken Doll (1916), A James W. Tate F Clifford Harris (words)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Clarice Mayne (perf.)
Manuel Romain (perf.)
Jaudas' Society Orchestra (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg  Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1908) Albert von Tilzer Jack Norworth (words)
Edward Meeker (perf.)
Reynolds & Tucker (perf.)
Ida Burt Laurence (perf.)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Trixie Friganza (perf.)
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perf15.jpg You Will Have to Sing an Irish Song (1908) Albert von Tilzer N. Bayes (perf.)
Ada Jones (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Just Around the Corner (1925) Harry von Tilzer Dolph Singer (words)
N. Bayes (perf.)
T. Lewis (perf.)
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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 pdf15.gif (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Come Along My Mandy (w&m) 1907 J. Norworth (co-author)
N. Bayes (perf.)
J. Norworth (perf.)
Original version by Mellor, Lawrence and Giffard.
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Shine on Harvest Moon 1908 J. Norworth (words)
N. Bayes (perf.)
J. Norworth (perf.)
Ruth Etting (perf.)
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Sing Me a Come-All-Ye Like My Daddy Sang to Me 1908 N. Bayes (perf.)
Blarney 1909 J. Norworth (words)  Pub.
Falling Star 1909 Jack Norworth (co-author)
Nora Bayes (words)
Jack Norworth (words)
N. Bayes (perf.)
J. Norworth (perf.)
 Pub.
I'm Glad I'm a Boy and I'm Glad I'm a Girl (w&m) 1909 J. Norworth (co-author)  amazon15.gif Pub.
If It Were Not For Dear Old Father (w&m) 1909 J. Norworth (co-author)  Pub.
Let's Get the Umpire's Goat (w&m) 1909 J. Norworth (co-author)  Pub.
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)  Pub.
Young America 1910
Ev'ry One in Favor Say Aye (w&m) 1911 J. Norworth (co-author)  Pub.
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)  Pub.
In My Birch Bark Canoe, With Emily Lou 1912
Pinkerton Detective Moon (w&m) 1912 J. Norworth (co-author)
N. Bayes (perf.)
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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 (perf.)
 Pub.
Just Like a Gypsy 1919 Seymour Simons (words)  Pub.
Prohibition Blues 1919 Ring Lardner (words)
N. Bayes (perf.)
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I'll Tell the World 1920
     Title Duration Performer
       
youtube15.jpg The Nora Bayes Fox Trot 3:06 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Prohibition Blues performed by Nora Bayes 3:10 Nora Bayes