John Walter Bratton  (1867-1947)
Last updated: 17.10.18
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 W Bratton.
Publisher: Leo Feist
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Printed: 1913. Sheet Music 5 pages. Limited availability.
The Teddy Bears' Picnic  for Xylophone or Marimba with Piano Accompaniment
By John W. Bratton.
Editor/Arr.: Frank Henri Klickmann
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
Music by John W 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 W 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
Music by John W 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:
cd15.gif Bremen Recorder Touring Company on "Recorder Recital at St. Mathews" dbe15.gif
Brass Music CDs:
cd15.gif New Columbian Brass Band on "The Teddy Bears Picnic" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
Jazz Music CDs:
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Ragtime Music CDs:
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cd15.gif Paragon Ragtime Orchestra on "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 on "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 on "Silks & Rags" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
cd15.gif Tom Brier on "Generic"
cd15.gif Palm Court Theatre Orchestra on "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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sm15.gif The Teddy Bears' Picnic S/D/A/T/B
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 129 works by John Walter Bratton (1867-1947). 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
         
Rose Glenroy 1893 Words & Music by Bratton  wvicon.gif
My Dainty Cigarette 1894 Walter H. Ford  wvicon.gif
My Dear Old Chum 1894 Walter H. Ford
Only Me 1894 Walter H. Ford  wvicon.gif
She Didn't Do a Thing to Him 1894 Walter H. Ford  wvicon.gif
Tarry Carrie Till We Marry 1894 Walter H. Ford  wvicon.gif
Henrietta! Have You Met Her? 1895 Walter H. Ford  wvicon.gif
Honey Does You Love Yer Man? 1895 Walter H. Ford  wvicon.gif
Songs We Hear on the Stage 1895 Walter H. Ford  wvicon.gif
The Sunshine of Paradise Alley 1895 Walter H. Ford  wvicon.gif
Because We're Together 1896 Walter H. Ford
I Love You in the Same Old Way 1896 Walter H. Ford  wvicon.gif
Isabelle 1896 Walter H. Ford  wvicon.gif
It's Sunshiny Weather 1896 Walter H. Ford  wvicon.gif
She's Been a Mother to Me 1896 Walter H. Ford  wvicon.gif
Gayest Manhattan 1897
Genevieve! 1897 Walter H. Ford  wvicon.gif
Only a Newsboy 1897 Arthur J. Lamb
Sadie My Lady 1897 Walter H. Ford  wvicon.gif
Hats Off to the Boys Who Made Good 1898 Walter H. Ford  wvicon.gif
My Sunday Dolly 1898 Walter H. Ford  wvicon.gif
Change Will Do You Good 1899
Dear Old Soul 1899 Walter H. Ford  wvicon.gif
I Got All I Can Do to Keep My Hands Off You 1899
Mandy From Mandalay 1899 Walter H. Ford  wvicon.gif
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
The Pride of the Pier 1899 Walter H. Ford
Rubber Neck Jim 1899  wvicon.gif
You'se Honey to Yo' Mammy Just De Same 1899 Walter H Ford  wvicon.gif
Billet Doux 1900
Just a Word For Father 1900 Walter H. Ford  wvicon.gif
My Little Lady Bug 1900 Walter H. Ford  wvicon.gif
My May Day 1900
My Sunbeam From the South 1900 Walter H. Ford
My Sunflower Sue 1900 Walter H. Ford  wvicon.gif
A Scion of the House of High-Ball 1900
Spring-Time Bells 1900
You Never Can Tell What a Kiss Will Do 1900
He Ought to Have a Tablet in the Hall of Fame 1901 Arthur L. Robb  wvicon.gif
In a Cosey Corner 1901  wvicon.gif
My Little Hong Kong Baby 1902 Paul West  wvicon.gif
She Read the New York Papers Every Day 1902
The Amorous Esquimaux 1903 Paul West  wvicon.gif
I Want to Play Hamlet 1903
I'm on the Wagon Now 1903
I'm on the Water Wagon Now 1903 Paul West  wvicon.gif
My Cosey-Corner Girl 1903 Chas. Noel Douglas  wvicon.gif
Two Little Blue Little True Little Eyes 1903 G.A. Norton  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Good-By, Teddy! 1904 Paul West  wvicon.gif
Honeymoon Hall 1904 Paul West  wvicon.gif
In Black and White 1904
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
Seeing New York in the Rubber-Neck Hack 1904 Paul West  wvicon.gif
That's the Girl 1904
Come My True Love 1905
Come On, Let's Two-Step 1905
Hang Together 1905
Jack O'Lantern Joe 1905 Paul West  wvicon.gif
Lily White 1905
The Little Black Man 1905 Paul West  wvicon.gif
Sitting on the Starboard Tack 1905
Skating 1905
String of Pearls 1905
Tricks, or, Put It in Your Repertoire 1905
When America Is Captured by the Japs 1905 Paul West  wvicon.gif
The Town at the End of the Line 1906 Arthur J. Lamb  wvicon.gif
Molly McGinnity You're My Affinity 1907 Walter H. Ford  wvicon.gif
Somebody's Been Around Here Since I've Been Gone 1907 Walter H. Ford
Spangles 1907  wvicon.gif
The Teddy Bears Picnic 1907 Paul West  wvicon.gif
Baby Say 'da! Da!' 1908
Come Out Sue 1908
My Boy Bill 1908 Paul West  wvicon.gif
You'll Always Be Just Sweet Sixteen to Me 1908 Paul West  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Ev'ry Baby Is a Sweet Bouquet 1909 Paul West  wvicon.gif
Mister Jigger 1909
The Jungle Jubilee 1910
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
Rest of the Week She's Mine 1910
Patsy Rosenstein 1911
Down Red Rose Lane 1913  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Then I'll Come Back to You 1917 Words & Music by Bratton  wvicon.gif
When the Fightin' Irish Come Home 1919 Words & Music by Bratton  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Hello Prosperity! 1921
On a Saturday Night 1922 William Andrew Downs  wvicon.gif
Mender of Broken Dreams 1925
Mouse! Mouse! 1925
At the Sound of the Sunset Gun ? Walter H. Ford
The Belle of the Season ?
Bells of Fate ? Walter H. Ford
Cinderella ? Walter H. Ford
Dance of the Waves ?
Do You Think She'll Ever Love Me Any More? ? Walter H. Ford
Don't Ask Me to Forget ? Walter H. Ford
Gold, Wine and Kisses ?
Have a Kiss With Me ? Walter H. Ford
He Thought He Was in Heaven ? Walter H. Ford
Heigh Ho ? Walter H. Ford
His Little Sweetheart, Nell ? Walter H. Ford
I Did'nt Marry All Your Kin ? Walter H. Ford
I Did'nt Think He'd Do It, But He Did ? Walter H. Ford
I'll Not Forsake You, Tom ? Walter H. Ford
I'm Nothing to You Now ? Walter H. Ford
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
It's Alright, But It's Awkward ? Walter H. Ford
Japanese Lantern Dance ?
Just a Little Case of May Be ? Walter H. Ford
Just As if She Didn't Know ? Walter H. Ford
Lika a Good Little Girl Should Do ? Walter H. Ford
Lurline ?
Marie ?
Mary's Not As Green As She Looks ? Walter H. Ford
The Melody He Used to Sing ? Walter H. Ford
My Queen Irene ? Walter H. Ford
A Night at the Play ?
O'Dwyer Caught a Cold ? Walter H. Ford
Oh Liza, How I Despise Her ? Walter H. Ford
The Old Folks Are Longing For You May ? Walter H. Ford
The Old Stage Door ? Walter H. Ford
The Queen of Hearts ?
Rosy Lips ?
She Always Dressed in Black ? Walter H. Ford
Since Maggie Bought the Parrot ? Walter H. Ford
Sunday Night in Lover's Lane ? Walter H. Ford
Tell Me Ruby, Will You True Be? ? Walter H. Ford
That You May Be Mine ? Walter H. Ford
A Touch of a Woman's Hand ? Walter H. Ford
Trilby Waltzes ?
Two Pictures ? Walter H. Ford
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
Under the City Lights ? Walter H. Ford
Waiting For Nora's Return ? Walter H. Ford
What D'ye Think of Hoolihan? ? Walter H. Ford
You May Regret Some Day ? Walter H. Ford
     Title 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