Harry DeCosta  (1885-1964)
Last updated: 14.02.21
According to the Internet source given below, Composer, songwriter (Hold That Tiger"), author and pianist who accompanied Jones & Hare, and a writer of special material for vaudeville. He was a pianist for music publishers and a radio script writer and composer. Joining ASCAP in 1925, his other popular-song compositions include "Little Gray Mother", "Ragamuffin Romeo", "That Soothing Serenade", "Slappin' the Bass", "Mary Dear", "Love Me a Little Little", "My Mammy Knows", and "Love Made a Gypsy Out of Me".
Harry DeCosta  (1885-1964) has at least 3 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.

Are You Half the Man Your Mother Thought You'd Be?
By: Harry DeCosta. Co-Author: Leo Wood.
Publisher: Leo Feist
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Printed: 1916. Sheet Music 5 pages.
b0000cuz7d_m.jpgI'm Saving Up the Means to Get to New Orleans
By: Harry DeCosta. Words by: Howard Johnson.
Publisher: Leo Feist
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Printed: 1916. Sheet Music.
b001i1bbl2_m.jpgLove Made a Gypsy Out of Me
By: Harry DeCosta.
Publisher: Leo Feist
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Printed: 1929. Sheet Music.
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 24 works by Harry DeCosta (1885-1964). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Bunny Hug Rag, The 1912  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
In Alabama, Dear, With You 1915 Ellen Orr (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Little Grey Mother, The 1915 Bernard Grossman (words)  wvicon.gif
Are You Half the Man Your Mother Thought You'd Be? 1916 Leo Wood (co-author)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Eyes of Heaven, The 1916 William A. Wilander (words)  wvicon.gif
I'm Saving Up the Means to Get to New Orleans 1916 Howard Johnson (words)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
At the Coffee Cooler's Tea 1918 Alex Sullivan (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Old Grand Army Man, An (w&m) 1918  wvicon.gif
That Soothing Serenade (w&m) 1918  wvicon.gif
We Want Our Daddy Dear, Back Home 1918 James M. Reilly (words)  wvicon.gif
When the Good Lord Makes a Record of a Hero's Deed He Draws No Color Line 1918
I'll Be Back Home in Indiana 1919 Frank Chodrow (words)  wvicon.gif
I've Got the Shimmee Blues (w&m) 1919  wvicon.gif
My Mammy Knows 1921  wvicon.gif
Mary Dear (w&m) 1922 M.K. Jerome (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Dumber They Come the Better I Like 'em, The 1924 Eddie Cantor (sung by)
Lullaby Lane 1925 Leo Wood, 1882-1924 (co-author)
Oh Boy! How It Was Raining (w&m) 1926 Abner Silver (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Vulgar Boatman 1926 Sidney Claire (co-author)
James V Monaco (co-author)
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Prune Song, The 1928 Frank Crumit (words)
F. Crumit (sung by)
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Dancing Animal Crackers 1929 Herbert Steiner (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Love Made a Gypsy Out of Me 1929  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Slappin' the Bass 1930
Love Me a Little Little ?
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
           
youtube15.jpg The Bunny Hug Rag 2:52 Ragtime Dorian Henry H. DeCosta