Lottie Gilson (1869-1912)
Last updated: 01.06.22
p_gilsonl.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, (née Lydia Deagon) was an American comedian and vaudeville singer born in Basel, Switzerland.
Billed as "The Little Magnet" and due to her popularity, she was much sought-after and paid by Tin Pan Alley publishers to promote their sheet music sales. Just one such item is Just a Plain Little Irish Girl (1911), words and music by William Cahill and published by F. B. Haviland Publishing Co. Inc., New York, USA.
Just before her death she made at least four recordings on the Edison Amberol label. She died in New York City.
Websites:
url15.gif Lottie Gilson Biography by wikipedia.org.  

  Title Composer Instruments/Issue
       
  MP3 File(s)
audioextmp315.gif I Want Someone to Care For Me N. Bivins Edison Amberol: 990
audioextmp315.gif Don't Be Ashamed You're Irish W. Cahill Edison Amberol: 934
audioextmp315.gif Just a Plain Little Irish Girl W. Cahill Edison Amberol: 1101
audioextmp315.gif Can't You Take It Back and Change It For a Boy? T. Chattaway Edison Amberol: 890
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif Little Annie Rooney Michael Nolan (words & music)
M. Nolan (perf.)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
 
url15.gif Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis Kerry Mills (music)
Andrew B. Sterling (words)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
 
url15.gif Mother Was a Lady Joseph W. Stern (music)
Edward Marks (words)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
 
url15.gif You're Not the Only Pebble on the Beach Stanley Carter (music)
Harry Braisted (words)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
 
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
           
pdf15.gif Can't You Take It Back and Change It For a Boy? (1911) T. Chattaway (words & music)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Every Race Has a Flag But the Coon (1900) J.F. Helf (words & music)
W.A. Heelan (coauth.)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
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pdf15.gif Just a Plain Little Irish Girl (1911) W. Cahill (words & music)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif I'll Wait For You, Jamie (1898) E. Rogers (words & music)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Mother Was a Lady (1896) J.W. Stern (music)
Edward B. Marks (words)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif When the Frost Is on the Pumpkin (1904) H. von Tilzer (music)
A.B. Sterling (words)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
This list is arranged by composer and contains 30 works performed by Lottie Gilson 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) ER
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
         
perf15.jpg Papa, Mama, Kiss and Be Friends (1899) Leo E. Berliner Charles A Wilson (words)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
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perf15.jpg I Want Someone to Care For Me (1901) Nathan Bivins Lottie Gilson (perf.) wvicon.gifaudioextmp315.gif
perf15.jpg My Dear Old Chum (1894) John Walter Bratton Walter H. Ford (words)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
perf15.jpg I'm Nothing to You Now (1898) John Walter Bratton Walter H. Ford (words)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Pride of the Pier (1899), The John Walter Bratton Walter H. Ford (words)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
perf15.jpg Look Into Your Baby's Eyes and Say Goo Goo (1903) James Timothy Brymn R. C McPherson (words)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Don't Be Ashamed You're Irish (1911) William Cahill Lottie Gilson (perf.) wvicon.gifaudioextmp315.gif
perf15.jpg Just a Plain Little Irish Girl (1911) William Cahill(w&m) Lottie Gilson (perf.) Pub.audioextmp315.gif
perf15.jpg Whisper Your Mother's Name (1896) Stanley Carter Harry Braisted (words)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
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perf15.jpg You're Not the Only Pebble on the Beach (1896) Stanley Carter Harry Braisted (words)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
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perf15.jpg  She Was Bred in Old Kentucky (1898) Stanley Carter Harry Braisted (words)
Jere Mahoney (perf.)
Chas Folke (perf.)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
Anna Driver (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Girl I Loved in Sunny Tennessee (1899), The Stanley Carter Harry Braisted (words)
Rita Redmond (perf.)
Singing Colleens (perf.)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Can't You Take It Back and Change It For a Boy? (1911) Thurland Chattaway(w&m) Lottie Gilson (perf.) Pub.audioextmp315.gif
perf15.jpg Show the White of Yo' Eyes (1903) Stanley Crawford(w&m) Lottie Gilson (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg I'll Be With You When the Roses Bloom Again (1901) Gus Edwards Will D. Cobb (words)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
Edward Flowers (perf.)
Evelyn Fonner (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Jolly Jennie Jones (1898) Fred J. Hamill Lottie Gilson (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Every Race Has a Flag But the Coon (1900) Will A. Heelan J.F. Helf (co-author)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
Marie Dressler (perf.)
Williams & Walker (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Every Race Has a Flag But the Coon (1900) J. Fred Helf(w&m) Will. A. Heelan (co-author)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
Marie Dressler (perf.)
Clarice Vance (perf.)
Many Others (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Meet Me in St Louis, Louis (1904) Kerry Mills Andrew B. Sterling (words)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
Kitty Miley (perf.)
The Brownings (perf.)
Judy Garland (perf.)
May Curtis (perf.)
Ethel Levey (perf.)
Will H. Sloan (perf.)
Nat Willis (perf.)
Lew Hawkins (perf.)
Paul Barnes (perf.)
Lizzie B. Raymond (perf.)
Anna Caldwell (perf.)
N. Bayes (perf.)
Many Others (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg When They Play ''God Save the King'' (1901) Theodore F. Morse Vincent P. Bryan (words)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Little Annie Rooney (1889) Michael Nolan(w&m) Arthur C. Clough (perf.)
Jenny Hill (perf.)
M. Nolan (perf.)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
Alice Maydue (perf.)
Fred Feild (perf.)
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perf15.jpg  Mamie Reilly (1898) Maude Nugent(w&m) L. Spencer (perf.)
S. Porter (perf.)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg La Didily Idily Umti Umti Ay (1895) C.M. Rodney R. Morton (words)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
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perf15.jpg I'll Wait For You, Jamie (1898) Ed Rogers(w&m) Lottie Gilson (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Mother Was a Lady (1896) Joseph W. Stern Edward B. Marks (words)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Don't Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve (1901) Joseph W. Stern Edw. B. Marks (words)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
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perf15.jpg When the Frost Is on the Pumpkin (1904) Harry von Tilzer Andrew B. Sterling (words)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
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perf15.jpg My Little Georgia Rose (1899) Max S. Witt Robert F. Roden (words)
Jere Mahoney (perf.)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
J.P. Curran (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Nonie (1899) Max S. Witt Maurice E. McLoughlin (words)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
Pub.