J. Rosamond Johnson  (1873-1954)
Last updated: 24.11.18
According to the Internet source given below, John Rosamond Johnson [J. Rosamond Johnson] was an American composer and singer during the Harlem Renaissance, born in Jacksonville, Florida. He lived mostly in New York City and is remembered as the composer of the hymn Lift Every Voice and Sing, which has come to be known in the United States as the "Negro National Anthem". It was first performed live by 500 Black American students from the segregated Stanton School (elementary/middle/junior high-level), Jacksonville, Florida, in 1900. The song was published by Jos. W. Stern & Co., Manhattan, New York (later Edward B. Marks Music Company). J. Rosamond Johnson was the younger brother of poet and activist James Weldon Johnson who wrote the lyrics for Lift Every Voice and Sing .
 
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 36 works by J. Rosamond Johnson (1873-1954). 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
         
On the Chattahoochee 1897  wvicon.gif
I Ain't Gwinter Work No Mo' 1900 J. W Johnson, Bob Cole
If Dat's Society Excuse Me 1900 Bob Cole, WIll JOhns
Lift Every Voice and Sing 1900 James Weldon Johnson
Come Out, Dinah, on the Green 1901 J. W Johnson, Bob Cole
The Maiden With the Dreamy Eyes 1901 Bob Cole
My Castle on the Nile 1901 James Weldon Johnson, Bob Cole
Nobody's Lookin' But De Owl An' De Moon 1901 James Weldon Johnson, Bob Cole  wvicon.gif
Old Flag Never Touched the Ground 1901 James Weldon Johnson, Bob Cole  wvicon.gif
The Owl and the Moon 1901 Bob Cole
Tell Me, Dusky Maiden 1901 Bob Cole, James Weldon Johnson  wvicon.gif
Oh, Didn't He Ramble? 1902 Bob Cole [as Will Handy]
Congo Love Song 1903 J. W. Johnson  wvicon.gif
Flowers of Dixieland 1903 Edgar Smith  wvicon.gif
Lazy Moon 1903 Bob Cole  wvicon.gif
Magdaline, My Southern Queen 1903 Bob Cole
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
My Mississippi Belle 1903 Bob Cole
Two Eyes 1903  wvicon.gif
Fishing 1904 J. W. Johnson  wvicon.gif
On Lalawana's Shore 1904 James Weldon Johnson
Floating Down the Nile 1906  wvicon.gif
I'll Keep a Warm Spot in My Heart For You 1906 J. W Johnson
Who Do You Love? 1906  wvicon.gif
I Can't Think of Nothin' in the Wide, Wide World But You 1907 Bob Cole
Phoebe Brown 1909  wvicon.gif
The Siberian Dip 1911  wvicon.gif
Excuse Me Mister Moon 1912 James W Johnson
If You'll Be My Eve 1912 James W. Johnson  wvicon.gif
The Saint Vitus Rag 1912 Words & Music by Johnson  wvicon.gif
Roll Them Cotton Bales 1914 James Weldon Johnson
Li'l Gal 1917 Words & Music by Johnson  wvicon.gif
Three Questions 1917  wvicon.gif
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
Mississippi River 1932 Frank Abbott  wvicon.gif
Johnnie Get Your Hair Cut 1935 Edward Bennett J. Rosamond Johnson, Edward Bennett  wvicon.gif
The Merango (El Merengue) ?
Sweetness - I Love You the Best of All ?
     Title Dur Composer Performer Score/Song
           
youtube15.jpg On the Chattahoochee 3:10 J.R. Johnson  Ragtime Dorian Henry