Milton Ager  (1893-1979)
Last updated: 29.06.21
According to the Internet source given below, Milton Ager was an American composer of popular music and was born in Chicago. He was the 6th of nine children and began his musical education on his sister's piano with his mother's encouragement. After only three year at McKinley High School, New York, he dropped out to become a pianist in the silent film cinemas. From there he went an the vaudeville circuit finishing up writing hit songs for Hollywood. His hits include "Nobody's Baby", "Ain't She Sweet?" ,"Happy Days Are Here Again" which became the theme song for Roosevelt's first inauguration in 1932 and has been the Democratic Party's theme ever since. He was elected to membership in the Songwriters' Hall of Fame. Ager died in Los Angeles aged 86.

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Milton Ager  (1893-1979) has at least 6 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.
b0000cs4bx_m.jpgChina, We Owe a Lot to You Song
Music by: Milton Ager.
Words by: #CLjohnsonh#1
Publisher: Leo Feist
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Printed: 1917. Sheet Music 3 pages. Limited availability.
Thank God You're Here, Mother Mine Song
Music by: Milton Ager.
Words by: Howard Johnson
Publisher: Leo Feist
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Printed: 1919. Sheet Music 5 pages. Limited availability.
b0000cs4c5_m.jpgThere's Something in the Name of Ireland Song
Music by: Milton Ager.
Words by: Howard Johnson
Publisher: Leo Feist
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Printed: 1917. Sheet Music 3 pages. Limited availability.
Three Faces East Song
Music by: Milton Ager.
Words by: Bernard Granville
Publisher: Leo Feist
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  Printed: 1919. Sheet Music 5 pages. Limited availability.
b0000cs4c7_m.jpgTom, Dick and Harry and Jack Song
Music by: Milton Ager.
Words by: Howard Johnson
Publisher: Leo Feist
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Printed: 1917. Sheet Music:. Limited availability..
You Said the Same Thing to Me Song
Music by: Milton Ager.
Words by: Howard Johnson
Publisher: Leo Feist
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Printed: 1917. Sheet Music 3 pages. Limited availability.
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pdf15.gif China, We Owe a Lot to You Piano, Voice Milton Ager (Music)
Howard Johnson (words)
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pdf15.gif Everything Is Peach Down in Georgia Piano, Voice Milton Ager (Music)
George W. Meyer (co-author)
Grant Clarke (words)
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pdf15.gif Lovin' Sam Piano, Voice Milton Ager (Music)
Jack Yellen (words)
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pdf15.gif There's Something in the Name of Ireland Piano, Voice Milton Ager (Music)
Howard Johnson (words)
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pdf15.gif Tom, Dick and Harry and Jack Piano, Voice Milton Ager (Music)
Howard Johnson (words)
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 105 works by Milton Ager (1893-1979). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Nimble Fingers 1912  youtube15.jpg
Rockaway Hunt 1915 P. Wendling (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Steeple Chase 1915 P. Wendling (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Erin Is Calling 1916  wvicon.gif
Turn to the Right 1916 William Jerome (words)
Louise Dresser (sung by)
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China, We Owe a Lot to You 1917 H.E. Johnson (words)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
If You Saw All That I Saw in Arkansas 1917
There's Something in the Name of Ireland 1917 H.E. Johnson (words)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
Tom, Dick and Harry and Jack 1917 H.E. Johnson (words)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
You Said the Same Thing to Me 1917 H.E. Johnson (words)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Everything Is Peaches Down in Georgia 1918 G.W. Meyer (co-author)
Grant Clarke (words)
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France We Have Not Forgotten You (w&m) 1918 Grant Clarke (words)
Howard E. Rogers (words)
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Anything Is Nice if It Comes From Dixieland 1919 Grant Clarke (co-author)
Geo. W Meye (co-author)
Don't Put a Tax on the Beautiful Girls 1919 Jack Yellen (words)
Freckles 1919 Cliff Hess (co-author)
Howard E Johnson (co-author)
Thank God You're Here, Mother Mine 1919 H.E. Johnson (words)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
There's a Lot of Blue-Eyed Marys Down in Maryland 1919
Three Faces East 1919 H.E. Johnson (words)
Bernard Granville (words)
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I'm in Heaven When I'm in My Mother's Arms 1920 Howard Johnson (words)
Cliff Hess (words)
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It's the Smart Little Feller Who Stocked Up His Cellar 1920 Grant Clarke (words)  wvicon.gif
Mother's Hands 1920 Grant Clarke (words)  wvicon.gif
What's in a Name? 1920 John Murray Anderson (words)
Jack Yellen (words)
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Young Man's Fancy, A 1920 Jack Yellen (words)
John Murray Anderson (words)
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I'm Nobody's Baby 1921 Benny Davis (co-author)
Lester Santly (co-author)
Curly Head 1922 Abe Olman (co-author)
Jack Yellen (words)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
High Brown Blues 1922
Lovin' Sam 1922 Jack Yellen (words)
E. Cantor (sung by)
Margaret Young (sung by)
Isabella Patricola (sung by)
S. Tucker (sung by)
Hughie Clarke (sung by)
Warren Jackson (sung by)
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Who Cares? 1922 Jack Yellen (words)
A. Jolson (sung by)
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Louisville Lou 1923 Jack Yellen (words)
Margaret Young (sung by)
Dorothy Taylor (sung by)
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Mama Goes Where Papa Goes 1923 Jack Yellen (words)  wvicon.gif
Bagdad 1924 Jack Yellen (words)  wvicon.gif
Big Boy! 1924 Jack Yellen (words)
Margie Coate (sung by)
Arr. by May Singhi Breen
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Hard Hearted Hannah (w&m) 1924 Bob Bigelow (co-author)
Chas. Bates (co-author)
I Want to See My Tennessee 1924 Jack Yellen (words)
S. Tucker (sung by)
Willie & Eugene Howard (sung by)
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I Wonder What's Become of Sally (w&m) 1924 Jack Yellen (co-author)
Van & Schenck (sung by)
A. Jolson (sung by)
Arr. by May Singhi Breen
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Are You Sorry? 1925 Benny Davis (words)
S. Tucker (sung by)
Van & Schenck (sung by)
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Away From You 1925 Benny Davis (co-author)
Don't Be Afraid to Come Home 1925 Jack Yellen (words)
Alfred Bryan (words)
Cliff Edwards (sung by)
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No One 1925 Jack Yellen (words)
Ain't She Sweet? 1926 Jack Yellen (words)
Johnny Perkins (sung by)
Eddie Sellen (sung by)
Maurie Sherman (sung by)
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Could I? I Certainly Could 1926 Jack Yellen (words)
Alice Morley (sung by)
Arr. by May Singhi Breen
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Hard-To-Get Gertie 1926
I Certainly Could 1926 Jack Yellen (words)
I Wish I Had My Old Gal Back Again 1926 L. Pollack (words)
Jack Yellen (words)
In Your Green Hat 1926 Jack Yellen (words)
Lay Me Down to Sleep in Carolina 1926 Jack Yellen (words)
Arr. by May Singhi Breen;
Ain't That a Grand and Glorious Feeling? 1927 Jack Yellen (words)
Charles Granese (sung by)
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Are You Happy? 1927 Jack Yellen (words)
A. Jolson (sung by)
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Crazy Words, Crazy Tune Vo-Do-De-O (w&m) 1927 Jack Yellen (words)
Arr. by May Singhi Breen
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Forgive Me 1927 Jack Yellen (words)
Yates & Lawley (sung by)
Lydia Harris (sung by)
Jack Sidney (sung by)
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Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Is She My Girl-Friend? 1927 Jack Yellen (words)
A. Jolson (sung by)
Al Belasco (sung by)
Arr. by May Singhi Breen;
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She Don't Wanna 1927 Jack Yellen (words)
S. Tucker (sung by)
Arr. by May Singhi Breen;
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Vo-Do-Do-De-O Blues 1927 Jack Yellen (words)
Who-Oo? You-Oo! That's Who! 1927 Jack Yellen (words)
Arr. by May Singhi Breen
Falling Star 1928 Jack Yellen (words)
Feelin' Good 1928
Forever 1928 Jack Yellen (words)  wvicon.gif
Forever and Ever 1928 Jack Yellen (words)
Arr. by May Singhi Breen
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I Still Love You 1928 Jack Yellen (co-author)  wvicon.gif
If You Don't Love Me 1928 Jack Yellen (words)
Kirk Frederick (sung by)
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It's a Pleasure 1928 Jack Yellen (words)
My Pet 1928 Jack Yellen (words)
Frankie Masters (sung by)
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Oh Baby 1928 Owen Murphy (co-author)
Rain or Shine 1928 Owen Murphy (co-author)
Everybody Tap 1929 Jack Yellen (words)
Arr. by Dan Dougherty
Glad Rag Doll 1929 Dan Dougherty (co-author)
Jack Yellen (words)
Dolores Costello (sung by)
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Happy Days Are Here Again 1929 Jack Yellen (co-author)
Annette Hanshaw (sung by)
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He's a Good Man to Have Around 1929 Jack Yellen (words)
I May Be Wrong (w&m) 1929 Henry Sullivan (co-author)
I'm Doing What I'm Doing For Love 1929 Jack Yellen (words)
S. Tucker (sung by)
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Man of My Own, A 1929 Jack Yellen (words)  wvicon.gif
That's the Good Old Sunny South 1929 Jack Yellen (words)  wvicon.gif
Wait For the Happy Ending 1929 Jack Yellen (words)
Bench in the Park, A 1930 Jack Yellen (words)
Happy Feet 1930 Jack YelIen (words)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
I Like to Do Things For You 1930 Jack Yellen (words)
Lucky Me, Lovable You 1930 Jack Yellen (words)
Song of the Dawn 1930 Jack Yellen (words)  wvicon.gif
If I Didn't Have You 1931 E.Y. Harburg (words)
What Good Am I Without You? 1931
Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear 1932 Al Goodhart (co-author)
Al Hoffman (co-author)
Ed Nelson (co-author)
Night 1932 Edgar Yipsel (words)
Sing a New Song 1932 Ned Wever (words)  wvicon.gif
Some Day We'll Meet Again 1932
Dancing and Dreaming 1934 J. Fred Coots (co-author)
Benny Davis (co-author)
I Hate Myself 1934 Benny Davis (words)
Joe Young (words)
In a Little Red Barn 1934 Jean Schwartz (words)
Joe Young (words)
I Threw' a Bean Bag at the Moon 1935 Stanley Adams (words)
Seein' Is Believin' 1935 Stanley Adams (words)
It's No Fun 1936 Grant Clarke (words)
West Wind 1936 Murray Mencher (words)
Charles Newman (words)
You Can't Pull the Wool Over My Eyes 1936 Charles Newman (co-author)
Murray Mencher (co-author)
Judy Starr (sung by)
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You're Giving Me a Song and a Dance 1936 Marty Symes (words)
If I Can Count on You 1937 Jack Meskill (co-author)
Trust in Me 1937 J. Schwartz (words)
Ned Wever (words)
You Can Tell She Comes From Dixie 1937 Marry Symes (words)
Sweet Stranger 1938 Jerry Livingston (words)
Ned Wever (words)
Big Bad Bill Is Sweet William Now ? Jack Yellen (words)
Dream Man Make Me Dream Some More ? Joe Young (words)
Heartbreaking Doll ?
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I'm the Last of the Red Hot Mammas ? Jack Yellen (words)
Music Has Charms ? Jack Yellen (words)
Nobody's Baby ? Benny Davis (words)
Lester Saintly (words)
Sugar ? Jack Yellen (words)
Frank Crum (words)
Red Nichols (words)
That's What I Call Sweet Music ? Jack Yellen (words)
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
           
youtube15.jpg Happy days are here again 3:10 Annette Hanshaw M. Ager  Happy days are here again
youtube15.jpg Nimble Fingers 3:31 Ragtime Dorian Henry M. Ager