Frank C. Keithley 
Last updated: 25.01.21
Frank C. Keithley was an American songwriter and composer of popular music who published a half-dozen or so pieces, amongst them four rags, between 1905 and 1910. He is best known for his slow drag Fluffy Ruffles (1908) which has often been recorded and a piano roll made. Whether or not he is related to the composer and songwriter E. Clinton Keithley is presently a matter of conjecture.

     Performer CD Title Supplier
Ragtime Music CDs:
cd15.gif Various Artists Gennett Rarities flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
Item Title Available €     £     $     Other
DBE733 Fluffy Ruffles (1908) - A Slow Drag
A/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3 mins.
1-2 days
     Title Instruments Remarks
sm15.gif Fluffy Ruffles (1908) A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 8 works by Frank C. Keithley. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Chuckles 1905  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Wise Gazabo, The 1905  wvicon.gif
Lucky Lou 1906  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Fluffy Ruffles 1908  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Fuzzy-Wuzzy 1908  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Won't You Love Me Honey? 1909 F.D. Heltman (co-author)
Gene Lewis (sung by)
Glide Away Rag, The 1910  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Vivacity Rag 1910  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
     Title Dur Performer Score/Song
youtube15.jpg Chuckles 2:51 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Fluffy Ruffles 3:00 Ragtime Dorian Henry Fluffy Ruffles (1908)
youtube15.jpg Fuzzy-Wuzzy 2:59 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg The Glide Away Rag 2:39 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Lucky Lou 3:25 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Vivacity Rag 2:32 Ragtime Dorian Henry