Eugene Stratton (1861-1918)
Last updated: 01.06.22
p_strattone.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Eugene Augustus Rühlmann, stage-named Eugene Stratton, was an American-born dancer and singer born in Buffalo, New York.
He went to England in 1880 and spent most of his career in British music halls was the main song & dance man in the Moore & Burgess Minstrel Show. He left the minstrels to join the music hall circuit in 1887 mainly appearing as a "black-faced" singer
His friendship & association with Leslie Stuart gave him many of the songs of which he made records of most of Stuart's songs between 1899 and 1911.
60 Old-Time Variety Songs gives him as the singer of Lily of Laguna (1898) and Little Dolly Daydream (1897) both written and composed by Leslie Stuart.
He died in Christchurch, Hampshire.
Websites:
url15.gif Eugene Stratton Biography by wikipedia.org.  

Eugene Stratton (1861-1918) has at least 3 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.
Idler, The
Music by: George Le Brunn.
Words by: J P Harrington, Richard Morton
Perf. by: Eugene Stratton
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter
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Printed: 1896. Sheet Music.
b0000d3vo8_m.jpgLily of Laguna
Words and Music by: Leslie Stuart.
Perf. by: Eugene Stratton
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter
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Printed: 1898. Sheet Music.
Little Dolly Daydream
Words and Music by: Leslie Stuart.
Perf. by: Eugene Stratton
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter
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Printed: 1897. Sheet Music.
     Title Remarks Supplier
       
cd15.gif  Glory of the Music Hall Vol.1   flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif  The Golden Age of the Music Hall   flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif  Music Hall   flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif Blacks De Colour R. W. Reynolds (music)
Albert Chevalier (words)
A. Chevalier (perf.)
Eugene Stratton (perf.)
 
url15.gif I May Be Crazy But I Love You Leslie Stuart (words & music)
Eugene Stratton (perf.)
 
url15.gif Is Yer Mammie Always With Ye? Leslie Stuart (words & music)
Eugene Stratton (perf.)
 
url15.gif Lily of Laguna Leslie Stuart (words & music)
Eugene Stratton (perf.)
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url15.gif Little Dolly Daydream Leslie Stuart (words & music)
Eugene Stratton (perf.)
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     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
           
pdf15.gif Blacks De Colour (1897) R.W. Reynolds (music)
A. Chevalier (words)
Eugene Stratton (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Lily of Laguna L. Stuart (words & music)
Eugene Stratton (perf.)
Piano, Voice Monologues
pdf15.gif Little Dolly Daydream L. Stuart (words & music)
Eugene Stratton (perf.)
Piano, Voice Monologues
     Title Composer/Song
     
youtube15.jpg Lily of Laguna (3:42) L. Stuart
youtube15.jpg Little Dolly Daydream (3:52) L. Stuart
This list is arranged by composer and contains 19 works performed by Eugene Stratton 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 Cane Brake (1893), The John Crook Brian Daly (words)
Eugene Stratton (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Keep Yer Big Feet Movin' (1893) John Crook Brian Daly (words)
Nicola Podesta (words)
Eugene Stratton (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg I'm the Father of a Little Black Coon (1897) Gussie Lord Davis Charles Hunn (words)
George Golden (words)
Eugene Stratton (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Waitress' Love Letter (1894), The William George Eaton R. Morton (words)
Eugene Stratton (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Dandy Coloured Coon (1893), The George Le Brunn Richard Morton (words)
Eugene Stratton (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Idler (1896), The George Le Brunn J P Harrington (words)
Richard Morton (words)
Eugene Stratton (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Hoodoo (1897), The George Le Brunn Richard Morton (words)
Eugene Stratton (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg My Second Time on Earth (1897) George Le Brunn Richard Morton (words)
Eugene Stratton (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Won't You Love Me? Won't You? (1898) George Le Brunn Richard Morton (words)
Eugene Stratton (perf.)
perf15.jpg Coon That Never Told a Lie (1904), The George Le Brunn Richard Morton (words)
Sidney Kent (words)
Eugene Stratton (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg  Coloured Chloe (1896) Orlando Powell A. Hall (words)
Eugene Stratton (perf.)
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perf15.jpg When De Golden Sun Went Down (1896) Orlando Powell Charles Wilmott (words)
Eugene Stratton (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Blacks De Colour (1897) R. W. Reynolds Albert Chevalier (words)
A. Chevalier (perf.)
Eugene Stratton (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Is Yer Mammie Always With Ye? (1896) Leslie Stuart(w&m) Eugene Stratton (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Little Dolly Daydream (1897) Leslie Stuart(w&m) Eugene Stratton (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Lily of Laguna (1898) Leslie Stuart(w&m) George Brown (perf.)
Eugene Stratton (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg I May Be Crazy But I Love You (1902) Leslie Stuart(w&m) Eugene Stratton (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Whistling Yaller Girl (1892), The Joseph Tabrar(w&m) Eugene Stratton (perf.) wvicon.gif