Etilmon J. Stark  (1867-1962)
Last updated: 17.10.18
Etilmon J. Stark was an American composer and arranger of popular music. According to Trebenor J. Tichenor in his That American Rag: The Story of Ragtime from Coast to Coast, he was the eldest son of the St. Louis, Missouri, publisher John Stark with a prolific musical output having done most of the arrangements for the so-called "Red Back Book". He is perhaps best known for his Billiken Rag and Gum Shoe Fox Trot. He also composed using the pseudonym Bud Manchester.

 
Websites:
url15.gif Etilmon Justus "E.J." Stark Biography by "Perf" Bill Edwards  
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Ragtime Music CDs:
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Item Title Available €     £     $     Other
             
DBE471 Billiken Rag (1913)
A/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3¾ mins.
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DBE1053 Brain-Storm Rag (1907) - Two Step
T/T/T+B/B/GB(B), approx. 2¾ mins.
print-on-demand €9.00 £7.50 $11.75  
DBE1054 Chicken Tango (1914) - One Step - Tango - Trot
D+T/T/T+B/B/GB(B), approx. 3 mins.
print-on-demand €9.00 £7.50 $11.75  
DBE1055 Clover Blossom Rag (1912)
A/T/B+T/B/GB(B), approx. 2¾ mins.
print-on-demand €9.00 £7.50 $11.75  
DBE472 Gum Shoe (1917) - Fox Trot
A/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3¾ mins.
1-2 days
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DBE472C Gum Shoe (1917) - Fox Trot
A/T/B, approx. 3¾ mins.
1-2 days
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DBE473 La Mode (1913) - The New Dance Sensation
A(T)/T/T/B/B(GB), approx. 2¾ mins.
1-2 days
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 DBE473C La Mode (1913) - The New Dance Sensation
A(T)/T/B, approx. 2¾ mins.
1-2 days
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DBE474 Trombone Johnsen (1902) - A Ragtime Cake Walk
D/A/T/T+B/B/GB(B), approx. 4½ mins.
1-2 days
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DBE1057 Twilight (1907) - Flower Song - A Meditation
A/T/T+B/T+B/B/GB(B), approx. 3 mins.
print-on-demand €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
     Title Instruments Remarks
       
sm15.gif Billiken Rag (1913) A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif Brain-Storm Rag (1907) T/T/T+B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif Chicken Tango (1914) D+T/T/T+B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif Clover Blossom Rag (1912) A/T/B+T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif Gum Shoe (1917) A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif Gum Shoe (1917) A/T/B dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif La Mode (1913) A(T)/T/T/B/B(GB) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif La Mode (1913) A(T)/T/B dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif Trombone Johnsen (1902) D/A/T/T+B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif Twilight (1907) A/T/T+B/T+B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 15 works by Etilmon J. Stark (1867-1962). 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
         
Bryan and Sewell--Free Silver 1896 Words & Music by Stark  wvicon.gif
The W.M.A. Cadets' March 1898
Trombone Johnsen (1902) 1902  wvicon.gif
Kyrene 1903  wvicon.gif
Brain-Storm Rag (1907) 1907 as Bud Manchester wvicon.gif
Twilight (1907) 1907  wvicon.gif
Clover Blossom Rag (1912) 1912 as Bud Manchester wvicon.gif
Billiken Rag (1913) 1913  wvicon.gif
Elaine 1913
La Mode (1913) 1913 B.R. Whitlow  wvicon.gif
Valse Pensive 1913  wvicon.gif
Chicken Tango (1914) 1914  wvicon.gif
Gum Shoe (1917) 1917  wvicon.gif
We Are Coming, Uncle Sammy 1917 John Stark  wvicon.gif
Darktown Capers ?  wvicon.gif
     Title Performer Score/Song
       
youtube15.jpg Billiken Rag (3:11) Ragtime Dorian Henry Billiken Rag (1913)
youtube15.jpg Brain-Storm Rag (2:29) Ragtime Dorian Henry Brain-Storm Rag (1907)
youtube15.jpg Clover Blossom Rag (2:21) Ragtime Dorian Henry Clover Blossom Rag (1912)
youtube15.jpg Elaine (2:41) Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Gum Shoe (2:29) Ragtime Dorian Henry Gum Shoe (1917)
youtube15.jpg La Mode (2:30) Ragtime Dorian Henry La Mode (1913)
youtube15.jpg Trombone Johnsen (3:30) Ragtime Dorian Henry Trombone Johnsen (1902)