John Walter Bratton  (1867-1947)
Last updated: 22.11.20
According to the Internet source given below, John Walter Bratton was an American songwriter born in Wilmington, Delaware who achieved success during the 1890's together with the lyricist, Walter H. Ford. Their big hits included I Love You In The Same Old Way (1896) and Darling Sue. His instrumental piece The Teddy Bear's Picnic (1907) was also very popular and enjoyed a revival after lyrics for it were written in 1939 by Ethyl Wood. Of ragtime interest is his The Jungle Jubilee (1910), a rag novelty. Bratton died in 1947 in Brooklyn, NY.


John Walter Bratton  (1867-1947) has at least 5 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.

Down Red Rose Lane Song
Words and Music by: John Walter Bratton.
Publisher: Leo Feist
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Printed: 1913. Sheet Music 5 pages. Limited availability.
Teddy Bears Picnic, The  for Xylophone or Marimba with Piano Accompaniment
By: John Walter Bratton.
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1949. Sheet Music. Limited Availability.
For Xylophone or Marimba with Piano Accompaniment
Two Little Blue Little True Little Eyes Song
By: John Walter Bratton. Words by: George A. Norton.
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1903. Sheet Music. Limited Availability.
When the Fightin' Irish Come Home Song
Words and Music by: John Walter Bratton.
Publisher: Leo Feist
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  Printed: 1919. Sheet Music 3 pages. Limited availability.
You'll Always Be Just Sweet Sixteen to Me Song
By: John Walter Bratton. Words by: Paul West.
Publisher: Leo Feist
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Printed: 1908. Sheet Music 5 pages. Limited availability.
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Recorder Music CDs:
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Brass Music CDs:
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Jazz Music CDs:
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Ragtime Music CDs:
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cd15.gif Paragon Ragtime Orchestra Knockout Drops CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Paragon Ragtime Orchestra More Candy CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif The Great American Main St. Band Silks & Rags flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
cd15.gif Tom Brier Generic
cd15.gif Palm Court Theatre Orchestra The Picnic Party CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
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This list is arranged by title and contains 1 lyric written by John Walter Bratton. The lyrics/monologues and *.pdf files have been kindly compiled by monologues.co.uk/musichall
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url15.gif Just As if She Didn't Know Walter Ford (words)
Marie Lloyd (sung by)
 
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 130 works by John Walter Bratton (1867-1947). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Rose Glenroy (w&m) 1893  wvicon.gif
Marie 1893  wvicon.gif
Two Pictures 1893 Walter H. Ford (words)
Julius P Witmark (sung by)
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Only Me 1894 Walter H. Ford (words)
Maxwell (sung by)
Simpson (sung by)
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She Didn't Do a Thing to Him 1894 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
Tarry Carrie Till We Marry 1894 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
Bells of Fate 1894 Walter H. Ford (words)
W Murray Smith (sung by)
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His Little Sweetheart, Nell 1894 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
Old Stage Door, The (w&m) 1894 Robert S Baird (sung by)  wvicon.gif
Tell Me Ruby, Will You True Be? 1894 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
Under the City Lights 1894 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
Waiting For Nora's Return 1894 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
What D'ye Think of Hoolihan? 1894 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
My Dainty Cigarette 1894 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
My Dear Old Chum 1894 Walter H. Ford (words)
Lottie Gilson (sung by)
I Did'nt Think He'd Do It, But He Did 1895 Walter H. Ford (words)
I'll Not Forsake You, Tom 1895 Walter H. Ford (words)
Al Bellman (sung by)
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Melody He Used to Sing, The 1895 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
Henrietta! Have You Met Her? 1895 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
Honey Does You Love Yer Man? 1895 Walter H. Ford (words)
Flora Irwin (sung by)
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Songs We Hear on the Stage 1895 Walter H. Ford (words)
Donelly (sung by)
Girard (sung by)
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Sunshine of Paradise Alley, The 1895 Walter H. Ford (words)
Julius P. Witmark (sung by)
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Just As if She Didn't Know 1895 Walter H. Ford (words)
Marie Lloyd (sung by)
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Japanese Lantern Dance 1896  wvicon.gif
Lika a Good Little Girl Should Do 1896 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
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She Always Dressed in Black 1896 Walter H. Ford (words)
Fannie Leslie (sung by)
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Since Maggie Bought the Parrot 1896 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
Sunday Night in Lover's Lane 1896 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
I Love You in the Same Old Way 1896 Walter H. Ford (words)
Richard J. José (sung by)
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Isabelle 1896 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
It's Sunshiny Weather 1896 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
She's Been a Mother to Me 1896 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
Because We're Together 1896 Walter H. Ford (co-author)
Belle of the Season, The 1897  wvicon.gif
Dance of the Waves 1897  wvicon.gif
Lurline 1897  wvicon.gif
Mary's Not As Green As She Looks 1897 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
Genevieve! 1897 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
Only a Newsboy 1897 Arthur J. Lamb (words)
Sadie My Lady 1897 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
Gayest Manhattan 1897
Cinderella 1898 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
Don't Ask Me to Forget 1898 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
Gold, Wine and Kisses 1898  wvicon.gif
Have a Kiss With Me 1898 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
I'm Nothing to You Now 1898 Walter H. Ford (words)
Lottie Gilson (sung by)
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Oh Liza, How I Despise Her 1898 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
Old Folks Are Longing For You May, The 1898 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
Queen of Hearts, The 1898  wvicon.gif
You May Regret Some Day 1898 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
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At the Sound of the Sunset Gun 1898 Walter H. Ford (words)
Robert S Baird (sung by)
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My Sunday Dolly 1898 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
Hats Off to the Boys Who Made Good 1898 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
Heigh Ho 1899 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
My Queen Irene 1899 Walter H. Ford (words)
Truly Shattuck (sung by)
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That You May Be Mine 1899 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
Touch of a Woman's Hand, A 1899 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
Dear Old Soul 1899 Walter H. Ford (words)
Richard J. José (sung by)
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I Got All I Can Do to Keep My Hands Off You 1899
Mandy From Mandalay 1899 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
Pride of the Pier, The 1899 Walter H. Ford (words)
Lottie Gilson (sung by)
Rubber Neck Jim 1899  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
You'se Honey to Yo' Mammy Just De Same 1899 Walter H Ford (words)
Isadore Rush (sung by)
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Change Will Do You Good 1899
Just a Word For Father 1900 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
My Little Lady Bug 1900 Walter H. Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
My May Day 1900
My Sunbeam From the South 1900 Walter H. Ford (co-author)
My Sunflower Sue 1900 Walter H. Ford (words)
Peter F. Dailey (sung by)
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Scion of the House of High-Ball, A 1900
Spring-Time Bells 1900
You Never Can Tell What a Kiss Will Do 1900
Billet Doux 1900
In a Cosey Corner 1901  wvicon.gif
He Ought to Have a Tablet in the Hall of Fame 1901 Arthur L. Robb (words)
Francis Wilson (sung by)
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She Read the New York Papers Every Day 1902 Grace Cameron (sung by)
My Little Hong Kong Baby 1902 Paul West (words)
Adele Ritchie (sung by)
Violet Dale (sung by)
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I Want to Play Hamlet 1903
I'm on the Water Wagon Now 1903 Paul West (words)
Frank Daniels (sung by)
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Laces and Graces 1903 Gus Salzer (co-author)  wvicon.gif
My Cosey-Corner Girl 1903 Chas. Noel Douglas (words)
Geo. Grossmith Jr. (sung by)
Edna May (sung by)
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Two Little Blue Little True Little Eyes 1903 G.A. Norton (words)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Amorous Esquimaux, The 1903 Paul West (words)  wvicon.gif
I'm on the Wagon Now 1903 Frank Daniels (sung by)
In Black and White 1904
Seeing New York in the Rubber-Neck Hack 1904 Paul West (words)  wvicon.gif
That's the Girl 1904
Good-By, Teddy! 1904 Paul West (words)
Alton Brooks Parker (sung by)
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Honeymoon Hall 1904 Paul West (words)  wvicon.gif
Hang Together 1905
Jack O'Lantern Joe 1905 Paul West (words)  wvicon.gif
Lily White 1905
Little Black Man, The 1905 Paul West (words)  wvicon.gif
Sitting on the Starboard Tack 1905
Skating 1905
String of Pearls 1905
Tricks 1905
When America Is Captured by the Japs 1905 Paul West (words)
Inga Orner (sung by)
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Come My True Love 1905
Come On, Let's Two-Step 1905
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Town at the End of the Line, The 1906 Arthur J. Lamb (words)
Emma Carus (sung by)
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Rosy Lips 1906  wvicon.gif
Spangles 1907  wvicon.gif
Teddy Bears Picnic, The 1907 Paul West (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Molly McGinnity You're My Affinity (w&m) 1907 Walter H. Ford (co-author)
James F. Macdonald (sung by)
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Somebody's Been Around Here Since I've Been Gone 1907 Walter H. Ford (words)
Maude Raymond (sung by)
My Boy Bill 1908 Paul West (words)
Mabel Russel (sung by)
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You'll Always Be Just Sweet Sixteen to Me 1908 Paul West (words)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Baby Say 'da! Da!' 1908
Come Out Sue 1908
Ev'ry Baby Is a Sweet Bouquet 1909 Paul West (words)  wvicon.gif
Mister Jigger 1909
Jungle Jubilee, The 1910
Rest of the Week She's Mine, Caroline, The 1910 Richard Carle (sung by)
Patsy Rosenstein 1911
Down Red Rose Lane 1913  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Then I'll Come Back to You (w&m) 1917  wvicon.gif
When the Fightin' Irish Come Home (w&m) 1919  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Hello Prosperity! 1921
On a Saturday Night 1922 William Andrew Downs (words)  wvicon.gif
Mender of Broken Dreams 1925
Mouse! Mouse! 1925
Do You Think She'll Ever Love Me Any More? ? Walter H. Ford (words)
He Thought He Was in Heaven ? Walter H. Ford (words)
I Did'nt Marry All Your Kin ? Walter H. Ford (words)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
It's Alright, But It's Awkward ? Walter H. Ford (words)
Just a Little Case of May Be ? Walter H. Ford (words)
Night at the Play, A ?
O'Dwyer Caught a Cold ? Walter H. Ford (words)
Trilby Waltzes ?
     Title Dur Performer Score/Song
         
youtube15.jpg Rubber Neck Jim 2:46 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg The Teddy Bears' Picnic 3:32 Ma Douguo Recorder Orchestra The Teddy Bears' Picnic