Calvin Lee Woolsey  (1884-1946)
Last updated: 01.02.24
Little is known of Calvin Lee Woolsey other than he was an American physician and composer born and raised in Braymer, Missouri. He gave many of his tunes medical titles such as "Medic Rag" and "Funny Bones" calling himself thereafter Dr Funny Bone.

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Calvin Lee Woolsey  (1884-1946) has at least 1 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.
Funny Bones
Music by: Calvin Lee Woolsey.
Publisher: Jerome H. Remick & Co.
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Printed: 1909. Sheet Music 5 pages.
  Title Co-Author(s) Sequencer
audiomidi15.gif Mashed Potatoes (1911) Colin McDonald
audiomidi15.gif Medic Rag (1910) Colin McDonald
audiomidi15.gif Poison Rag (1910) Colin McDonald
  Title (Release Year) Performers Instruments
audiodbemp315.gif Mashed Potatoes (1911) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens. D/A/T/T+D/T+B/B+T/B/GB(B)
audiodbemp315.gif Medic Rag (1910) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens. D/A/T/T/B/GB(B)
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DBE646 Mashed Potatoes (1911)
D/A/T/T+D/T+B/B+T/B/GB(B), approx. 3 mins.
out-of-print €15.00 £12.50 $19.50  
DBE647 Medic Rag (1910) - Ragtime Two-Step
D/A/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3½ mins.
1-2 days
     Title Instruments Remarks
sm15.gif Mashed Potatoes (1911) D/A/T/T+D/T+B/B+T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Medic Rag (1910) D/A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifpdf15.gifPub.
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
pdf15.gif Medic Rag (1910) C.L. Woolsey (music) Piano IMSLP wvicon.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 10 works by Calvin Lee Woolsey (1884-1946). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER pdf15.gif
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Funny Bones 1909  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Dissatisfied 1910  wvicon.gif
Medic Rag 1910 Midi Ragtime Recorder Ensemble (perf.)  Pub. audiomidi15.gif audiodbemp315.gif
Peroxide Rag 1910  Pub.
Poison Rag 1910  Pub. audiomidi15.gif
Mashed Potatoes 1911 Midi Ragtime Recorder Ensemble (perf.)  Pub. audiomidi15.gif audiodbemp315.gif
Bill Johnson 1912  Pub.
Purple and White 1913  Pub.
Lover's Lane Glide 1914  Pub. youtube15.jpg
Hearts Across the Sea 1918  Pub. youtube15.jpg
     Composer Title Performer
youtube15.jpg C.L. Woolsey Hearts Across the Sea (0:00) Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg C.L. Woolsey Lover's Lane Glide (3:44) Ragtime Dorian Henry