Cliff Hess  (1894-1959)
Last updated: 17.10.18
Cliff Hess was an American pianist and composer of popular music. He is especially remembered for his Huckleberry Finn (1917), When Alexander Takes His Ragtime Band to France (1918) and Heart Breaking Baby Doll (1919).


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Ragtime Music CDs:
cd15.gif Eubie Blake on "Memories of You" CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Wilbur Sweatman on "Jazzin' Straight Thru' Paradise" CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Wilbur Sweatman on "Recorded in New York 1916-1935" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Six Brown Brothers on "Rusty Rags" CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif "Perfessor" Bill Edwards on "Whipped Cream Rag"
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DBE584 The Wedding of Shimmie and Jazz (1919) - Song
T/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 4½ mins.
1-2 days
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sm15.gif The Wedding of Shimmie and Jazz (1919) T/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 19 works by Cliff Hess (1894-1959). 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
         
It's a Bird! 1905  wvicon.gif
Beets and Turnips 1914 F.E. Ahlert  wvicon.gif
Bric-A-Brac 1915  wvicon.gif
Doodle Bug 1915  wvicon.gif
Home Sickness Blues 1916  wvicon.gif
Huckleberry Finn 1917 Sam M. Lewis, Joe Young  wvicon.gif
Don't You Remember the Day? 1918  wvicon.gif
Regretful Blues 1918 G. Clarke  wvicon.gif
When Alexander Takes His Ragtime Band to France 1918 Alfred Bryan, Edgar Leslie  wvicon.gif
Freckles 1919 H.E. Johnson , M. Ager  wvicon.gif
Heart-Breaking Baby Doll 1919 Sidney D Mitchell  wvicon.gif
I Used to Call Her Baby 1919 H.E. Johnson , Murray Roth  wvicon.gif
On the Trail to Santa Fe 1919  wvicon.gif
Taxation Blues 1919 Joe Rosey, Jos. H. Santly  wvicon.gif
The Wedding of Shimmie and Jazz (1919) 1919 H.E. Johnson  wvicon.gif
Boll Weevil Blues 1921 Words & Music by Hess  wvicon.gif
Corn on the Cob 1923  wvicon.gif
When You Dunk a Doughnut Don' It Make It Nice 1926 Words & Music by Hess  wvicon.gif
Hobby Horse Parade 1930 Words & Music by Hess
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youtube15.jpg Beets and Turnips (2:18) Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Home Sickness Blues (2:42) Ragtime Dorian Henry