Joseph A. Burke  (1884-1950)
Last updated: 28.06.19
According to the Internet source given below, Joseph Aloysius Burke was an American composer, pianist and actor born in Phiöadelphia.
He studied at the Philadelphia Conservatory of Music and started as a pianist accompanying silent movies and an arranger in a music publishing firm. He also worked as a film actor, appearing in the 1915 silent movie The Senator.
Of ragtime interest is Raving Rag (1911) published by Welch & Wilsky, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Burke died in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania.
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 21 works by Joseph A. Burke (1884-1950). 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
Raving Rag 1911  wvicon.gif
Try Loving in an Aeroplane 1911 A. Dubin
The Message of the Honeymoon 1912 Al Dubin, H.R. Curtis  wvicon.gif
It's Never Too Late to Be Sorry 1913 James E. Dempsey  wvicon.gif
Going Up the Sawdust Trail 1915 Al Dubin  wvicon.gif
Down Honolulu Way 1916 J.E. Dempsey, Earl Burtnett
The Hero of the European War 1916
If I Had a Son For Each Star in Old Glory 1917 J.E. Dempsey  wvicon.gif
My Yiddisha Butterfly 1917 Al Dubin  wvicon.gif
A Soldier's Rosary 1918 J.E. Dempsey  wvicon.gif
Somebody's Boy 1918
If I'm Dreaming 1919
One More Night 1927 Billy Rose
Dream Mother 1929 Al Lewis, Al Sherman
Go to Bed 1929 Al Dubin
In a Kitchenette 1929 Al Dubin
Tip Toe Through the Tulips With Me 1929 Al Dubin
If You Should Ever Need Me 1931 Al Dubin
My Wishing Song 1932 Irving Kahal
In a Little Gypsy Tea Room 1935
It Looks Like Rain in Cherry Blossom Lane 1937 Edgar Leslie