Charles B. Brown 
Last updated: 28.08.18
Amongst the plethora of Charles B. Browns, living and dead in the United States, it is presently not possible to positively identify this particular Charles B. Brown, known for his successful Policy King(1905) which remained popular even until 1919 when it was recorded by Fred van Eps, the famous banjo player. He also wrote cakewalks, patrols and other pieces.

     Performer CD Title Supplier
Ragtime Music CDs:
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Item Title Available €     £     $     Other
DBE386 Happy Hours in Coontown (1899) - Cake-Walk Two-Step March
A+D/T/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 2½ mins.
1-2 days
DBE387 The Hottest Ever (1898) - Patrol Two-Step
D/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3 mins.
out-of-print €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
DBE388 The Mobile Prance (1901) - Characteristic March, Cake Walk or Polka
A/T/T/B+T/B/GB(B), approx. 3¾ mins.
1-2 days
DBE389 Policy King (1905) - A Popular Two Step
A/T/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3¼ mins.
1-2 days
     Title Instruments Remarks
sm15.gif Happy Hours in Coontown (1899) A+D/T/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif The Hottest Ever (1898) D/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif The Mobile Prance (1901) A/T/T/B+T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif Policy King (1905) A/T/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 21 works by Charles B. Brown. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Key: Items on hold

The Hottest Ever (1898) wvicon.gif
Soul's Awakening (1911) wvicon.gif
Patrol - Two Step (1898)
Rain Drops (1912) wvicon.gif
Happy Hours in Coontown (1899) wvicon.gif
Modulation Waltz (1914) wvicon.gif
A Hot Old Time in Ragtown (1899) wvicon.gif
Maurice Castello (1915) wvicon.gif
Words by: Billy Green, Sidney Carter
The Tuxedo (1899)
It's So Hard to Be Happy Without You (1917)
Coontown Vacation (1900) wvicon.gif
Bungaloo (?)
The Gunner's Mate (1901)
Land of Dreams (?)
The Mobile Prance (1901) wvicon.gif
Message From Dreamland (?)
Policy King (1905) wvicon.gif
Sousa Swing (?)
Rose Leaves (1910)
Templar (?)
Apple Blossoms Waltz (1911) wvicon.gif