Don Bestor  (1889-1970)
Last updated: 02.05.23
All that can presently (June 2019) be gleaned from sheet music covers and by internet searching is that Don Bestor has 17 works published between 1910 and 1932.
Of ragtime interest is That Indian Rag (1910) published by Will Rossiter, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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  Title Instruments Performers
  Midi File(s)   Sequencer(s)
audiomidi15.gif That Indian Rag (1910) Midi James Pitt-Payne
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
pdf15.gif Rosebud D. Bestor (music)
M. Lee (words)
Piano, Voice Indiana wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif That Indian Rag D. Bestor (music)
M. Lee (words)
Piano, Voice Indiana Pub.
pdf15.gif That Indian Rag (1910) D. Bestor (music)
M. Lee (words)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 18 works by Don Bestor (1889-1970). 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
Rosebud 1910 M. Lee (words)  wvicon.gif
That Indian Rag 1910 Marvin Lee (words)  Pub. audiomidi15.gif
Tiger Lily 1910  Pub.
Won't You Fly With Me 1910 Marvin Lee (words)  Pub.
Barcelona 1911 Marvin Lee (words)  Pub.
Everybody's Kissing Her But Me 1911 Irving B. Lee (words)  Pub.
Raggy Military Tune 1912 Roberts (co-author)
Roger Lewis (words)
Katzenjammer Kids, The 1920 Dave M. Wolfe (words)  wvicon.gif
San Francisco Cal 1920 Dave M. Wolfe (words)  Pub.
Ten Little Sailors 1920 Dave M. Wolfe (words)  Pub.
Down by the Winegar Woiks (w&m) 1925 Walter Donovan (co-author)
Roger Lewis (co-author)
Benny Burt (perf.)
Wallie Lehman (perf.)
Raymond L. Stevens (perf.)
It's Always Raining on Me 1931 Dudley Mecum (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Contented 1932 Roy Turk (words)  wvicon.gif
Two Empty Arms 1932 Joe Young (words)  wvicon.gif
Dimples and Dollars ?
My Own ? Roberts (co-author)
Roger Lewis (words)
Oceana Roll ? Roberts (co-author)
Roger Lewis (words)
Won't You Try to Love Me ?