Dave Stamper  (1883-1963)
Last updated: 30.01.21
According to the Internet source given below, Dave Stamper was an American songwriter born in New York City.
Active in the Tin Pan Alley and vaudeville eras, he contributed to twenty-one editions of the Ziegfeld Follies. He wrote for the Fox Film Corporation and is said to have composed of more than one thousand songs being self-taught without a formal music education.
Aged ten, he took up piano and when seventeen he became a pianist at a Coney Island dance hall for two years before becoming a "song-plugger" for F. A. Mills. In 1910 he teamed with Gene Buck to provide lyrics for his melodies. Their first published songs were In the Cool of the Evening , Daddy Has a Sweetheart (and Mother Is Her Name) (1912) and Some Boy (1912). The pair were celebrated in the 1936 film The Great Ziegfeld - John Hyams played Stamper and William Demarest played Buck.
Of ragtime interest is his That Shakespearian Rag (1912) published by Jos. W. Stern & Co., New York, USA.
He died in Poughkeepsie, New York.


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Dave Stamper  (1883-1963) has at least 7 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.

Chu Chin Chow
By: Dave Stamper. Words by: G. Buck.
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
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Printed: 1917. Sheet Music.
b000x4k29c_m.jpgDance Away the Night
Words and Music by: Dave Stamper. Words by: Harlan Thompson.
Publisher: De Sylva, Brown & Henderson, Inc.
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Printed: 1929. Sheet Music.
b08429xsdx_m.jpgHello, My Dearie
By: Dave Stamper. Words by: G. Buck.
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
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Printed: 1917. Sheet Music.
Lovely Lady
By: Dave Stamper. Words by: Cyrus Wood.
Sung by : Edna Leedom.
Publisher: Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.
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  Printed: 1927. Sheet Music.
b005gf9x0c_m.jpgSally Won't You Come Back?
By: Dave Stamper. Words by: G. Buck.
Publisher: Harms Inc.
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Printed: 1921. Sheet Music.
b001813jsu_m.jpgTulip Time
By: Dave Stamper. Words by: G. Buck.
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
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Printed: 1919. Sheet Music 8 pages.
b07mmhr9bl_m.jpgWhen I'm Looking at You
By: Dave Stamper. Words by: G. Buck.
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
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Printed: 1918. Sheet Music.
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 31 works by Dave Stamper (1883-1963). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Daddy Has a Sweetheart and Mother Is Her Name 1912 G. Buck (words)
I Just Came Back From Dear Old Dixie Land 1912
I'm Crazy 'bout Somebody 1912 Nora Bayes (sung by)
Some Boy 1912 G. Buck (words)
Lillian Lorraine (sung by)
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That Shakespearian Rag 1912 Herman Ruby (words)  wvicon.gif
Futurist Girl 1913
He's So Good 1913 G. Buck (words)
If the Moon Was a Great Big Banjo 1913 Florence Courtney (sung by)
Fay Courtney (sung by)
Just You and I and the Moon 1913 G. Buck (words)
José Collins (sung by)
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Everybody Sometime Must Love Someone 1913. Blanche Ring (sung by)
Everything Is Different Nowadays 1914 G. Buck (words)
Chu Chin Chow 1917 G. Buck (words)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Hello, My Dearie 1917 G. Buck (words)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Garden of My Dreams 1918 G. Buck (words)
I Want to Lean to Jazz Dance 1918 G. Buck (words)
Swinging Along 1918 G. Buck (words)
When I'm Looking at You 1918 G. Buck (words)
from Ziegfeld Follies 1918
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Shimmee Town 1919 G. Buck (words)
Sweet Sixteen 1919 G. Buck (words)
Tulip Time 1919 G. Buck (words)
From: Ziegfeld Follies 1919
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You're the Finest of Them All 1919
Sally Won't You Come Back? 1921 G. Buck (words)
from Ziegfield Follies 1921
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Some Sweet Day 1921 G. Buck (words)
Pep It Up 1923 L.A Hirsch (co-author)
Gene Buck (words)
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All I Want Is a Lullaby 1927
Lovely Lady 1927 Cyrus Wood (words)
Edna Leedom (sung by)
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Make Believe You're Happy 1927 Edna Leedom (sung by)
Maybe I'll Baby You 1927
Dance Away the Night 1929 Harlan Thompson (words)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Peasant Love Song 1929 Harlan Thompson (words)  wvicon.gif
Too Wonderful For Words 1929 Smith (words)
     Title Dur Performer Score/Song
         
youtube15.jpg Chu-Chin-Chow (1917) 3:28 George Gershwin &
E.E. Wilson: Midi
youtube15.jpg Sally Won't You Come Back 3:29 Dave Stamper
youtube15.jpg Just You and I and the Moon (1913) 4:30 José Collins