John Raymond Hubbell  (1879-1954)
Last updated: 18.11.18
According to the Internet source given below, John Raymond Hubbell, also known as Raymond Hubbell, was an American writer, composer and lyricist. Today he is most remembered for the popular song, Poor Butterfly (1916).
Heell was born in Urbana, Ohio Urbana and studied music in Chicago forming a dance band. He was employed by Charles K. Harris Publishers as a staff arranger and pianist. He composed for a number of stage musicals until 1915 when he became musical director for the New York Hippodrome. He compoed for the theater until 1923. According to his obituary, he thought his best song was The Ladder of Rose(1915).
His last Broadway work was the score for the musical Three Cheer (1928), starring Will Rogers. He retired to Miami, Florida shortly after. He was one of the founding members of ASCAP in 1914.
Of ragtime interest is his Down in Dixie
John Raymond Hubbell  (1879-1954) has at least 20 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.

About Town
Music by John Raymond Hubbell. Words by: Jos. W. Herbert.
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
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Printed: 1906. Sheet Music. Limited availability.
Musical play. Separate songs.
Alexis From Texas
Music by John Raymond Hubbell. Words by: John P. Wilson.
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
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Printed: 1905. Sheet Music 5 pages. Limited availability.
Chow-Chow
Music by John Raymond Hubbell. Words by: Addison Burkhardt..
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
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Printed: 1902. Sheet Music. Limited availability.
Selections from the musical extravaganza. Separate songs.
A Clever Stunt Characteristic two-step
By John Raymond Hubbell.
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
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Printed: 1905. Sheet Music 5 pages. Limited availability.
Forever and a Day
Music by John Raymond Hubbell. Words by: Frederic Ranken.
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
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Printed: 1903. Sheet Music 5 pages. Limited availability.
A Girl at the Helm
By John Raymond Hubbell.
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
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Printed: 1908. Sheet Music. Limited availability.
Musical comedy. Separate songs.
The Girl Who Loves to Love
Music by John Raymond Hubbell. Words by: Addison Burkhardt,.
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
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Printed: 1906. Sheet Music 5 pages. Limited availability.
If Christopher Columbus Hadn't Sailed
Music by John Raymond Hubbell. Words by: Addison Burkhardt.
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
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Printed: 1902. Sheet Music 5 pages. Limited availability.
If I Could Only Land a Millionaire
Music by John Raymond Hubbell. Words by: Robt. B. Smith.
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
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Printed: 1905. Sheet Music 5 pages. Limited availability.
b0000cxn1g_m.jpgKisses Intermezzo
By John Raymond Hubbell.
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
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Printed: 1909. Sheet Music 8 pages.
A Knight For a Day
Music by John Raymond Hubbell. Words by: Robert B. Smith.
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
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Printed: 1906. Sheet Music. Limited availability.
Musical comedy. Separate songs.
La Danse Parisienne
By John Raymond Hubbell.
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
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Printed: 1906. Sheet Music 5 pages. Limited availability.
Le Dindon Danse eccentrique
By John Raymond Hubbell.
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
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Printed: 1906. Sheet Music. Limited availability.
The Little Place That I Call Home
Words and Music by John Raymond Hubbell.
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
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Printed: 1901. Sheet Music 4 pages.
Mam'selle Sally
Music by John Raymond Hubbell. Words by: Robt. B. Smith.
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
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Printed: 1906. Sheet Music. Limited availability.
A musical comedy in two acts. Separate songs.
Mexicana
By John Raymond Hubbell.
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
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Printed: 1905. Sheet Music. Limited availability.
A Mexican comic opera, etc. Separate songs.
Paint Me a Picture of Mamma
Music by John Raymond Hubbell. Words by: Addison Burkhardt.
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
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Printed: 1911. Sheet Music 4 pages.
The Rooster Dance
By John Raymond Hubbell.
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
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Printed: 1903. Sheet Music 5 pages. Limited availability.
From The Runaways.
The Runaways
Music by John Raymond Hubbell. Words by: Addison Burkhardt,.
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
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Printed: 1902. Sheet Music. Limited availability.
Musical comedy. Vocal numbers.
She's a Queen
Words and Music by John Raymond Hubbell.
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
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Printed: 1900. Sheet Music 4 pages. Limited availability.
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 86 works by John Raymond Hubbell (1879-1954). 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
         
Hea' Comes Ma Baby 1898 Words & Music by Hubbell  wvicon.gif
The Belle of the Boulevard 1899  wvicon.gif
Down in Dixie 1899
Ma Sombaline 1899 Words & Music by Hubbell  wvicon.gif
My Filipino Princess 1899  wvicon.gif
My Pretty Alice Brown 1899 Fred B. Parker  wvicon.gif
Nancy Grey 1899 Words & Music by Hubbell  wvicon.gif
She's a Queen 1900 Words & Music by Hubbell  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Star and the Flower 1900 Words & Music by Hubbell  wvicon.gif
The Little Place That I Call Home 1901 Words & Music by Hubbell  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Chow-Chow 1902 Addison Burkhardt.  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
If Christopher Columbus Hadn't Sailed 1902 Addison Burkhardt  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Pretty Maid, Adelaide 1902 Addison Burkhardt  wvicon.gif
The Runaways 1902 Addison Burkhardt,  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Forever and a Day 1903 Frederic Ranken  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
If I Were a Bright Little Star 1903 Addison Burkhardt
A Kiss For Each Day in the Week 1903 Addison Burkhardt  wvicon.gif
The Rooster Dance 1903  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Rose Dance 1903  wvicon.gif
Just My Style 1904 Robert B. Smith  wvicon.gif
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
Selection From Fantana 1904  wvicon.gif
Alexis From Texas 1905 John P. Wilson  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
A Clever Stunt 1905  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
The Fickle Weather Vane 1905 Robert B Smith  wvicon.gif
I Was Just Supposing 1905 Robert B Smith  wvicon.gif
I've Heard So Much About You 1905 Robt. B. Smith  wvicon.gif
If I Could Only Land a Millionaire 1905 Robt. B. Smith  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Major Marjory 1905 Robt. B. Smith  wvicon.gif
Mexicana 1905  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
About Town 1906 Jos. W. Herbert  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
The Girl Who Loves to Love 1906 Addison Burkhardt,  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
A Knight For a Day 1906 Robert B. Smith  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
La Danse Parisienne 1906  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Le Dindon 1906  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Life Is a See Saw 1906 Robert B Smith  wvicon.gif
Mam'selle Sally 1906 Robt. B. Smith  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Whistle When You Walk Out 1906 Robt. B. Smith  wvicon.gif
Honey 1907
The Little Girl in Blue 1907 Robert B. Smith  wvicon.gif
A Girl at the Helm 1908  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
You Are All the World to Me 1908 Robert B Smith  wvicon.gif
The Cynical Owl 1909 Glen MacDonough  wvicon.gif
Eily Riley 1909 Glen MacDonough  wvicon.gif
Farewell, Prosperity! 1909 Harry B Smith  wvicon.gif
Kisses 1909  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Maggie Your Roast Is Burning 1909 Glen MacDonough  wvicon.gif
Prosperity! 1909
The Red Cross Girl 1909  wvicon.gif
What Am I Going to Do to Make You Love Me 1909 Glen MacDonough  wvicon.gif
Cake Walk From the Follies of 1911 1911
It's Nice to Have Someone to Love You 1911 R.H. Burnside  wvicon.gif
Moonlight 1911 R.H. Burnside  wvicon.gif
Paint Me a Picture of Mamma 1911 Addison Burkhardt  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
I Should Worry and Get Wrinkles 1912 Vincent Bryan  wvicon.gif
We Can't Do Without the Men 1912 Henry M. Blossom  wvicon.gif
Good-Bye My Tango 1913 George V. Hobart  wvicon.gif
Hello Honey 1913 George V. Hobart  wvicon.gif
Put Your Loving Arms Around Me Dearie 1913 George V. Hobart  wvicon.gif
Rock Me in the Cradle of Love 1913 Words & Music by Hubbell  wvicon.gif
The Ladder of Roses 1915 R.H. Burnside  wvicon.gif
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
Come on Down to Ragtime Town 1916 John L. Golden  wvicon.gif
Hello! I've Been Looking For You 1916 John Golden  wvicon.gif
Poor Butterfly 1916 John Golden  wvicon.gif
Beautiful Queen of the Nile 1917 John L. Golden  wvicon.gif
Cheer Up 1917 Selection arr. by Theo. M Tobani wvicon.gif
Cheer Up 'Liza 1917 John Golden  wvicon.gif
I'll Be Somewhere in France 1917 George V Hobart  wvicon.gif
I'm Coming Back to You Poor Butterfly 1917 Andrew Donnelly  wvicon.gif
Melody Land 1917 Words & Music by Hubbell John L. Golden  wvicon.gif
The Girl I Can't Forget 1918 Glen Mac Donough  wvicon.gif
Since I Met Wonderful You 1918 Glen MacDonough  wvicon.gif
Happy Days 1919 R. H., Burnside  wvicon.gif
I've Found the Girl I've Been Looking For 1919 R. H. Burnside  wvicon.gif
Lily and the Rose 1919 R. H. Burnside  wvicon.gif
My Beautiful American Rose 1919 R.H. Burnside  wvicon.gif
Somewhere There's Some Girl 1919 R. H Burnside  wvicon.gif
Colorland 1920 R. H Burnside  wvicon.gif
Good Times 1920 Words & Music by Hubbell  wvicon.gif
Hello Imagination 1920 R. H Burnsiderne  wvicon.gif
Better Times 1922 R. H Burnside  wvicon.gif
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
Fabric of Dreams 1923 B.G. De Sylva, Arthur Francis  wvicon.gif
Lonely Little Melody 1924 D. Stamper Gene Buck  wvicon.gif
Look at the World and Smile 1926 Anne Caldwell  wvicon.gif
Your Heart Looked Into Mine 1926  wvicon.gif
Somebody Else 1927 Anne Caldwell  wvicon.gif
The Smile You Miss 1929 Wm. Cary Duncan  wvicon.gif
     Title Dur Composer Performer Score/Song
           
youtube15.jpg Cake Walk From the Follies of 1911 2:19 J.R. Hubbell  Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Down in Dixie J.R. Hubbell  Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg My Filipino Princess 3:02 J.R. Hubbell  Ragtime Dorian Henry