John L. Golden  (1874-1955)
Last updated: 18.12.23
According to the Internet source given below, John Lionel Golden was an American actor, songwriter, author and theatrical producer born in New York City. His best-known song is Poor Butterfly. He produced many Broadway shows and four films.
Of ragtime interest is his I Can Dance With Everybody But My Wife (1916) published by T.B. Harms & Co., New York, USA.

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  Title (Release Year) Co-Author(s) Performers Issue
cylinder15.gif You Can't Play Every Instrument in the Band (1913) Maurice Burkhart Edison Blue Amberol: 1791
cylinder15.gif There's Something About You, Dear, That Appeals to Me (1911) Ada Jones
Billy Murray
Edison Amberol: 695
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audiomidi15.gif Gretchen Mädchen Mine (1907) James Pitt-Payne
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Ragtime Music CDs:
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     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
pdf15.gif Candy Shop (1909), The J.L. Golden (music)
George V. Hobart (words)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Gretchen Mädchen Mine (1908) J.L. Golden (w&m)
E. Janis (perf.)
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pdf15.gif Wheels (1907) J.L. Golden (w&m) Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 35 works by John L. Golden (1874-1955). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: pdf15.gif (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Com-Pren-A-Voo? 1896 N. A. Jennings. (words)
Merri Osborne (perf.)
My Gert 1896 R. F. Outcault (words)
Steve Brodie (perf.)
Advertising 1907 Henry Blossom (words)  wvicon.gif
Bugs 1907 George V. Hobart (words)  Pub.
Finish 1907 Henry Blossom (words)  Pub.
Gretchen Mädchen Mine (w&m) 1907 Elsie Janis (perf.)  wvicon.gif audiomidi15.gif
Mama (w&m) 1907  Pub.
That's Why I Never Married (w&m) 1907 Joseph Cawthorne (words)
Joseph Cawthorne (perf.)
Wheels (w&m) 1907  Pub.
Merry Widower, The 1908  Pub.
Candy Shop, The 1909 George V. Hobart (words)  Pub.
Chinese Love Song (w&m) 1909  Pub.
Fie, Fie, Fifi! 1909  Pub.
Help! 1909  Pub.
Honey Bunch 1909 Geo. V. Hobart (words)  Pub.
I've Been Married Once 1909  Pub.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Just We Two 1909
Mister Othello 1909 John L. Golden (words)
Geo. V. Hobart (words)
Now That I Can Have It, I Don't Want It! 1909  Pub.
Yoo = La! 1909
You're My Girl 1909  Pub.
I Want to Bring You a Ring (w&m) 1910 Marie Dressler (perf.)  wvicon.gif
My Yankee Doodle Girl 1910 Henry Blossom (words)
Elsie Janis (perf.)
Particular Marguerite (w&m) 1910 Muriel Terry (perf.)  wvicon.gif
There's Something About You, Dear, That Appeals to Me 1910 Frank Craven (words)
Ada Jones (perf.)
Billy Murray (perf.)
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I Can't Get Enough! 1911  Pub.
When There's No Light at All 1911 Eddie Foy (perf.)  Pub.
Ssh! You'll Waken Mister Doyle 1913 E. W. Rogers (words)
John L. Golden (words)
Jerome D. Kern (words)
You Can't Play Every Instrument in the Band 1913 Joseph Cawthorn (words)
Maurice Burkhart (perf.)
Joseph Cawthorn (perf.)
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Wop Cabaret Song, The (w&m) 1915 Stella Mayhew (perf.)  Pub.
I Can Dance With Everybody But My Wife (w&m) 1916 Joseph Cawthorn (words)
Joseph Cawthorn (perf.)
Love Me Just a Little Bit 1916  Pub.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
I'm Growing Fond of You 1917 Henry Blossom (words)
Dear Me 1920 Grace La Rue (words)
Grace La Rue (perf.)
Savin' Up My Baby ?