George A. Norton  (1880-1923)
Last updated: 27.10.19
George A. Norton was an American lyricist and composer of popular music. He is chiefly remembered for writing the lyrics to Ernie Burnett's Melancholy (1911) which later became the standard My Melancholy Baby. It has been recorded by the likes of Teddy Wilson, Sonny Rollins and Frank Sinatra amongst many others. Of ragtime interest is his The Black Hand Rag (1910) which he dedicated to "The Rag-time King", Mike Bernard.

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DBE1049 The Black Hand Rag (1910)
A/T/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3 mins.
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 4 works by George A. Norton (1880-1923). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
Mary From Maryland 1903 Words & Music by Norton  wvicon.gif
Galveston 1907 Words & Music by Norton  wvicon.gif
Black Hand Rag, The 1910  wvicon.gif
Round Her Neck She Wore a Yellow Ribbon 1917 Words & Music by Norton  wvicon.gif