Billy Merson  (1881-1947)
Last updated: 19.01.22
  Title Instruments/Issue Attribution
       
  MP3 File(s   
audioextmp315.gif Gay Cavalier, The Edison Blue Amberol: 23094 B. Merson (perf.)
audioextmp315.gif Prairie Life For Me, A Edison Blue Amberol: 23206 B. Merson (perf.)
audioextmp315.gif Yacht I've Not Got, The Edison Blue Amberol: 23046 B. Merson (perf.)
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif Beautiful Yacht I've Not Got, The Billy Merson (words & music)
B. Merson (perf.)
 
url15.gif Chinese Tangle Trot, The Billy Merson (words & music)
B. Merson (perf.)
 
url15.gif Desdemonia Billy Merson (words & music)
B. Merson (perf.)
 
url15.gif Don't Sing in Ragtime Billy Merson (words & music)
B. Merson (perf.)
 
url15.gif Gay Cavalier, The Billy Merson (words & music)
B. Merson (perf.)
 
url15.gif Gladiator, The Billy Merson (words & music)
B. Merson (perf.)
 
url15.gif Gondolier, The Billy Merson (words & music)
B. Merson (perf.)
 
url15.gif I'll Keep Off the Grass No More W.J. Stafford (words & music)
B. Merson (perf.)
 
url15.gif I'm Setting the Village on Fire Billy Merson (words & music)
B. Merson (perf.)
 
url15.gif I'm So Spiteful When I'm Wild Billy Merson (words & music)
B. Merson (perf.)
 
url15.gif It's Going to Be a Serious Thing For England! Billy Merson (words & music)
B. Merson (perf.)
 
url15.gif  Madame Anita Peroxide Billy Merson (words & music)
B. Merson (perf.)
 
url15.gif Night I Appeared As Macbeth, The William Hargreaves (words & music)
B. Merson (perf.)
 
url15.gif On the Good Ship Yacki Hicki Doo La Billy Merson (words & music)
B. Merson (perf.)
 
url15.gif Out on the Praire Billy Merson (words & music)
B. Merson (perf.)
 
url15.gif Photo of the Girl I Left Behind, The Billy Merson (words & music)
B. Merson (perf.)
 
url15.gif Spaniard That Blighted My Life, The Billy Merson (words & music)
B. Merson (perf.)
 
url15.gif They Can't Find Kelly Billy Merson (words & music)
B. Merson (perf.)
 
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
           
pdf15.gif Desdemonia (1922)(w&m) Billy Merson (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Photo of the Girl I Left Behind (1924), The(w&m) Billy Merson (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Spaniard That Blighted My Life (1911), The Al Jolson (perf.)
Piano IMSLP wvicon.gif
  As performer    
pdf15.gif Desdemonia (1922) Piano, Voice By B. Merson
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pdf15.gif Photo of the Girl I Left Behind (1924), The Piano, Voice By B. Merson
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pdf15.gif Spaniard That Blighted My Life (1911), The Piano By B. Merson
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This list is arranged by composer and contains 23 songs sung by Billy Merson who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m)
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
         
perf15.jpg Twelve Hundred Years Ago (1906) W. Bowker Andrews Keith (words)
B. Merson (perf.)
F. Lynne (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Night I Appeared As Macbeth (1922), The William Hargreaves(w&m) B. Merson (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Don't Sing in Ragtime (1913) J.P. Long Paul Pelham (words)
B. Merson (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Beautiful Yacht I've Not Got (1913), The Billy Merson(w&m) B. Merson (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Chinese Tangle Trot (1917), The Billy Merson(w&m) B. Merson (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Desdemonia (1922) Billy Merson(w&m) B. Merson (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Don't Sing in Ragtime (1913) Billy Merson(w&m) B. Merson (perf.)
perf15.jpg Gay Cavalier (1913), The Billy Merson(w&m) B. Merson (perf.) wvicon.gifaudioextmp315.gif
perf15.jpg Gladiator (?), The Billy Merson(w&m) B. Merson (perf.)
perf15.jpg Gondolier (?), The Billy Merson(w&m) B. Merson (perf.)
perf15.jpg  I'm Setting the Village on Fire (1909) Billy Merson(w&m) B. Merson (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg I'm So Spiteful When I'm Wild (1912) Billy Merson Fred Camplin (words)
B. Merson (perf.)
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perf15.jpg It's Going to Be a Serious Thing For England! (1911) Billy Merson(w&m) B. Merson (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Keep Off the Grass / My Mother's Birthday (1936) Billy Merson B. Merson (perf.)
perf15.jpg Madame Anita Peroxide (1920) Billy Merson David Duncan (words)
B. Merson (perf.)
perf15.jpg On the Good Ship Yacki Hicki Doo La (1917) Billy Merson(w&m) B. Merson (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Out on the Praire (?) Billy Merson(w&m) B. Merson (perf.)
perf15.jpg Photo of the Girl I Left Behind (1924), The Billy Merson(w&m) B. Merson (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Prairie Life For Me (1913), A Billy Merson(w&m) B. Merson (perf.) wvicon.gifaudioextmp315.gif
perf15.jpg Spaniard That Blighted My Life (1911), The Billy Merson B. Merson (perf.)
A. Jolson (perf.)
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perf15.jpg They Can't Find Kelly (1910) Billy Merson(w&m) B. Merson (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg  Yacht I've Not Got (1913), The Billy Merson B. Merson (perf.) audioextmp315.gif
perf15.jpg I'll Keep Off the Grass No More (1930) W.J. Stafford(w&m) B. Merson (perf.)
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 38 works by Billy Merson (1881-1947). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: pdf15.gif (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
I'm Setting the Village on Fire (w&m) 1909 B. Merson (perf.)  wvicon.gif
Lighthouse Keeper , The 1910 Josh Dixon (words)  wvicon.gif
They Can't Find Kelly (w&m) 1910 B. Merson (perf.)  wvicon.gif
I'm Going Away (w&m) 1911  wvicon.gif
It's Going to Be a Serious Thing For England! (w&m) 1911 B. Merson (perf.)  wvicon.gif
Spaniard That Blighted My Life, The 1911 B. Merson (perf.)
A. Jolson (perf.)
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Don't Blame Me! (w&m) 1912  wvicon.gif
I Can Do a Song and Dance (w&m) 1912  wvicon.gif
I'm So Spiteful When I'm Wild 1912 Fred Camplin (words)
B. Merson (perf.)
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Beautiful Yacht I've Not Got, The (w&m) 1913 B. Merson (perf.)  wvicon.gif
Don't Sing in Ragtime (w&m) 1913 B. Merson (perf.)
Gay Cavalier, The (w&m) 1913 B. Merson (perf.)  wvicon.gif audioextmp315.gif
Prairie Life For Me, A (w&m) 1913 B. Merson (perf.)  wvicon.gif audioextmp315.gif
Yacht I've Not Got, The 1913 B. Merson (perf.)  audioextmp315.gif
Come On, My Baby 1914 Max Pemberton (words)
Albert P De Courville (words)
G. Arthurs (words)
Louis A Hirsch (words)
N. Wayburn (words)
Shirley Kellogg (perf.)
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Chinese Tangle Trot, The (w&m) 1917 B. Merson (perf.)  wvicon.gif
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
In Ohio. 1917 W H Thompson (words)  wvicon.gif
Let Us Sing a Song About the Girls (w&m) 1917  wvicon.gif
On the Good Ship Yacki Hicki Doo La (w&m) 1917 B. Merson (perf.)  wvicon.gif
Back to My Home in the Mountains (w&m) 1918 Jack Pleasants (perf.)  wvicon.gif
Van Dam Family, The (w&m) 1918 Florrie Forde (perf.)  wvicon.gif
Signora 1919 Adrian Ross (words)
O'Connor (words)
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Umpteen Bandit, The 1919 Hilton (words)  wvicon.gif
Do You Remember? (w&m) 1920
In the Days When Knights Were Bold (w&m) 1920
Madame Anita Peroxide 1920 David Duncan (words)
B. Merson (perf.)
Desdemonia (w&m) 1922 B. Merson (perf.)  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif youtube15.jpg
When the Clock Strikes 1923 J Jones (words)
My Little Wigwam Wembley Way (w&m) 1924
Photo of the Girl I Left Behind, The (w&m) 1924 B. Merson (perf.)  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
Rudolph Valentino (w&m) 1924
Sweetie (w&m) 1924
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
When They're Eating Rice in China 1924 T H Melford (words)
A Kendal (words)
Scotland's Whisky (w&m) 1926
Keep Off the Grass / My Mother's Birthday 1936 B. Merson (perf.)  youtube15.jpg
Gladiator, The (w&m) ? B. Merson (perf.)
Gondolier, The (w&m) ? B. Merson (perf.)
Out on the Praire (w&m) ? B. Merson (perf.)
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
           
youtube15.jpg Desdemona (1927) 3:56 Billy Merson B. Merson 
youtube15.jpg Keep off the Grass / My Mother's Birthday (1936) 4:26 Billy Merson B. Merson 
youtube15.jpg The Spaniard Who Blighted My Life! 2:32 Billy Merson B. Merson