Duncan Sisters  (1911-1959)
Last updated: 01.09.21
p_duncansis.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, The Duncan Sisters [Rosetta (1894-1959) and Vivian Duncan (1897-1986)] were an American vaudeville duo born in Los Angeles, California.
Their stage careers started being cast in The Kiddies' Revue by Gus Edwards in 1911. They went on to perform in vaudeville, night-clubs and on stage in New York and London. Their greatest success was the Broadway production Topsy and Eva which ran from December 23, 1924 until May 9, 1925. They wrote and published many on their songs as well as being recording artists along with making a few film appearances.
In later years they remained popular night club entertainers and made television appearances.
Rosetta died in Berwyn, Illinois and Vivian in Beverly Hills, California.
Websites:
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Duncan Sisters  (1911-1959) has at least 3 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.
b0057kkmsi_m.jpgI Never Had a Mammy
Words and Music by: Duncan Sisters.
Perf. by: Duncan Sisters
Publisher: Irving Berlin Inc.
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Printed: 1923. Sheet Music.
b000yt1yru_m.jpgI'm Following You
Music by: Dave Dreyer.
Words by: Ballard McDonald
Perf. by: Duncan Sisters
Publisher: Irving Berlin Inc.
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Printed: 1929. Sheet Music.
b001vo3xk8_m.jpgRememb'ring
Words and Music by: Duncan Sisters.
Perf. by: Duncan Sisters
Publisher: Irving Berlin Inc.
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Printed: 1923. Sheet Music 5 pages.
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This list is arranged by composer and contains 34 songs sung by Duncan Sisters who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m) ER
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sm15.gif Mean Cicero Blues (1924) Billy Baskette Billy Waldron (words)
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sm15.gif Topsy (1924) Billy Baskette Duncan Sisters (perf. by)
sm15.gif Aunt Susie's Picnic Day () Edward S. Brooks Harold Duncan (words)
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sm15.gif Sweet Onion Time (1924) Sam Coslow(w&m) Duncan Sisters (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Gay Caballero (1929), A Frank Crumit Lou Klein (co-author)
F. Crumit (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Kinky Kids' Parade (1925), The Walter Donaldson Gus Kahn (words)
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sm15.gif Hoosier Hop (1929), The Dave Dreyer Ballard McDonald (words)
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sm15.gif I'm Following You (1929) Dave Dreyer Ballard McDonald (words)
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sm15.gif Baby Sister Blues (1922) Duncan Sisters Henry I. Marshall (words)
Marion Sunshine (words)
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sm15.gif Cross Word Puzzle Blues (1925) Duncan Sisters Duncan Sisters (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif  Do, Re, Mi (1923) Duncan Sisters Duncan Sisters (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif I Never Had a Mammy (1923) Duncan Sisters(w&m) Duncan Sisters (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif In the Autumn (1923) Duncan Sisters Duncan Sisters (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Moon Am Shinin' (1923) Duncan Sisters Duncan Sisters (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Rememb'ring (1923) Duncan Sisters(w&m) Duncan Sisters (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Stick in the Mud (1924) Duncan Sisters Duncan Sisters (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Tom-Boy Blues (1924) Duncan Sisters Duncan Sisters (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Um Um Da Da (1923) Duncan Sisters Duncan Sisters (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Vocalizing (1924) Duncan Sisters Duncan Sisters (perf. by)
sm15.gif You'll Want Me Back Sometime (1923) Duncan Sisters Duncan Sisters (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Daniel in the Lion's Den (1917) Fred Fisher Joseph McCarthy (words)
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sm15.gif  Ti-pi-tin (1938) María Grever(w&m) Duncan Sisters (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Feather Your Nest (1920) James Kendis(w&m) James Brockman (co-author)
H.E. Johnson (co-author)
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Anna Chandler (perf. by)
Etti Hager (perf. by)
Florence Timponi (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Bull-Frog Patrol (1919), The Jerome Kern Anne Caldwell (words)
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sm15.gif Black and Blue Blues (1928) Chas H. Marsh Duncan Sisters (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Argentines, the Portuguese and the Greeks (1925), The Carey Morgan Arthur Swanstrom (words)
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Tom G Clare (perf. by)
N. Bayes (perf. by)
E. Cantor (perf. by)
Edward Meeker (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Oh Sing-A-Loo (1922) Lew Pollack Sidney D. Mitchell (words)
Lew Brown (words)
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sm15.gif In a Little Dutch Kindergarten (1937) L. Rosenstock Herre De Vos (words)
Alfred Bryan (words)
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sm15.gif Cry Baby (1926) Walter Smith(w&m) Duncan Sisters (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Forsaken Blues (1924) Charles T. Straight Don Morgan (words)
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sm15.gif I Ain't-En Got-En No Time to Have the Blues (1919) Harry von Tilzer Andrew B. Sterling (words)
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sm15.gif Loch Lomand in Swingtime (1938) Unknown Duncan Sisters (perf. by)
sm15.gif  When Shall We Meet Again? (1921) Richard A. Whiting Raymond B. Egan (words)
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sm15.gif Happy-Go-Lucky Days (1926) Al Wilson J.A. Brennan (co-author)
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 12 works by Duncan Sisters (1911-1959). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Baby Sister Blues 1922 Henry I. Marshall (words)
Marion Sunshine (words)
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Do, Re, Mi 1923 Duncan Sisters (perf. by)  wvicon.gif
I Never Had a Mammy (w&m) 1923 Duncan Sisters (perf. by)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
In the Autumn 1923 Duncan Sisters (perf. by)  wvicon.gif
Moon Am Shinin' 1923 Duncan Sisters (perf. by)  wvicon.gif
Rememb'ring (w&m) 1923 Duncan Sisters (perf. by)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Um Um Da Da 1923 Duncan Sisters (perf. by)  wvicon.gif
You'll Want Me Back Sometime 1923 Duncan Sisters (perf. by)  wvicon.gif
Stick in the Mud 1924 Duncan Sisters (perf. by)  wvicon.gif
Tom-Boy Blues 1924 Duncan Sisters (perf. by)  wvicon.gif
Vocalizing 1924 Duncan Sisters (perf. by)
Cross Word Puzzle Blues 1925 Duncan Sisters (perf. by)  wvicon.gif
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
           
youtube15.jpg The Termite's Love Song 1942 3:03 Duncan Sisters
youtube15.jpg The Hoosier Hop 1929 5:10 Duncan Sisters D. Dreyer 
youtube15.jpg I'm Following You 1930 3:09 Duncan Sisters D. Dreyer 
youtube15.jpg Baby Sister Blues 2:31 Duncan Sisters  Duncan Sisters 
youtube15.jpg Black and Blue Blues 3:19 Duncan Sisters C.H. Marsh 
youtube15.jpg Happy Go Lucky Days 1926 3:18 Duncan Sisters A. Wilson