Alfred Bryan  (1871-1958)
Last updated: 17.12.23
According to the Internet source given below, Alfred Bryan was a Canadian songwriter born in Ontario. A prolific and prominent lyricist of early Tin Pan Alley, he collaborated with some of the best composers including Percy Wenrich and Fred Fisher. His most enduring piece is Peg O' My Heart (1913) which he wrote with Fred Fisher. Some of his other works include Rainbow (1908) and It's A Cute Little Way Of My Own (1917) sung by Anna Held in Follow Me.

  Title (Release Year) Co-Author(s) Performers Issue
  Wax Cylinders      
cylinder15.gif When Alexander Takes His Ragtime Band to France (1918) C. Hess
E. Leslie
A. Fields Edison Blue Amberol: 3553
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
pdf15.gif Girls of France (1918) A. Bryan (music)
Edgar Lesie (coauth.)
H. Ruby (coauth.)
Piano, Voice Indiana wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif When Alexander Takes His Ragtime Band to France (1918) A. Bryan (music)
C. Hess (coauth.)
E. Leslie (coauth.)
Belle Baker (perf.)
Piano Indiana Pub.
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 21 works by Alfred Bryan (1871-1958). 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
Lad Who Went to War, A (w&m) 1905  wvicon.gif
Down in the Old Cherry Orchard 1907 S. R. Henry (words)  wvicon.gif
You'll Do the Same Thing Over Again 1911 Albert Gumble (words)
Beth Tate (perf.)
Supposing I Make You Wait 'til We Get Married (w&m) 1912 Tempest & Sunshine (perf.)  wvicon.gif
If I Were the Ocean and You Were the Shore 1914 Jack Wells (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Over the Top 1917 Jack Wells (words)
Pete Wendling (words)
Girls of France 1918 Edgar Lesie (co-author)
Harry Ruby (co-author)
If You're Crazy About the Women You're Not Crazy at All (w&m) 1918 Edgar Leslie (co-author)
Harry Ruby (co-author)
When Alexander Takes His Ragtime Band to France 1918 Cliff Hess (co-author)
Edgar Leslie (co-author)
Belle Baker (perf.)
Billie Burke (perf.)
Arthur Fields (perf.)
 Pub. audioextmp315.gif
Round on the End and High in the Middle, O-Hi-O (w&m) 1922 Bert Hanlon (co-author)
Elsie Steadman (perf.)
Frances White (perf.)
Song of India, A (w&m) 1922 by N. Rimsky Korsakow. English Version by Alfred Bryan  Pub.
Blue Bonnet - You Make Me Feel Blue (w&m) 1926 Pete Wendling (co-author)
Harry Richman (co-author)
Mitchell Bros (perf.)
There's a Blue Ridge in My Heart, Virginia 1926 A. Fred Phillips (co-author)
Ira Schuster (co-author)
Red Lips, Kiss My Blues Away (w&m) 1927 James V. Monaco (co-author)
Pete Wendling (words)
Cogert & Motto (perf.)
Kramer Twins (perf.)
I'd Like to Ride Away to a Little Hide-Away 1928 Al Hoffman (words)
Pete Wendling (words)
In the Sweet Bye and Bye 1928 Pete Wendling (co-author)
Francis Wheeler (co-author)
Laughing Water, Stop Your Crying 1928 Pete Wendling (words)
Francis Wheeler (words)
Pagan Moon 1931 Al Dubin (co-author)
Joe Burke (co-author)
It's an Old Fashioned World After All 1934 George W Meye (co-author)
Pete Wendling (co-author)
Dolly Doolittle 1939 Doris Fisher (co-author)
Fred Fisher (co-author)
We'll Always Have Pearl Harbor (w&m) 1941 William Raskin (co-author)
Gerald Marks (co-author)