Ernest Roland Ball  (1878-1927)
Last updated: 10.10.21
According to the Internet source given below, Ernest Roland Ball was an American singer and songwriter born in Cleveland, Ohio. He best know as the composer of the music for the song When Irish Eyes Are Smiling (1912) althoug not Irish himself.
He died just after walking off stage at the Yost Theater in Santa Ana, California while on tour with Ernie Ball and His Gang. The 1944 musical Irish Eyes Are Smiling told the story of his career.
Of ragtime interest is his Colonial Rag (1914), co-authoured by Julius Lenzberg and published by M. Witmark and Sons, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, USA.

Websites:
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Ernest Roland Ball  (1878-1927) has at least 4 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.
My Honey Moon
Music by: Ernest Roland Ball.
Words by: Edgar Keller
Publisher: F. B. Haviland Publishing Co. Inc.
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Printed: 1904. Sheet Music 5 pages.
When Sweet Marie Was Sweet Sixteen
Music by: Ernest Roland Ball.
Words by: Raymond Moore
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1907. Sheet Music.
With All My Heart and Soul
Music by: Ernest Roland Ball.
Words by: J. Keirn Brennan
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1918. Sheet Music 4 pages.
Your Love Means the World to Me
Music by: Ernest Roland Ball.
Words by: Leo J.Curley
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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  Printed: 1910. Sheet Music 5 pages.
Ernest Roland Ball
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif Just For a Girl Ernest Roland Ball (music)
Ren Shields (words)
Charles Cherry (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Let the Rest of the World Go By Ernest Roland Ball (music)
J. Keirn Brennan (words)
E.R. Ball (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Will You Love Me in December As You Do in May? Ernest Roland Ball (music)
James J. Walker (words)
Janet Ellen (perf. by)
 
     Title Instruments Remarks
       
pdf15.gif All the World Will Be Jealous of Me Piano, Voice Del Delbridge (co-author)
Gus Kahn (words)
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pdf15.gif Dear Little Boy of Mine Piano, Voice wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Dear Little Boy of Mine Piano, Voice Del Delbridge (co-author)
Gus Kahn (words)
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pdf15.gif Down the Trail to Home Sweet Home Piano, Voice Del Delbridge (co-author)
Gus Kahn (words)
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pdf15.gif Good-Bye, Good Luck, God Bless You Piano, Voice wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif I'll Change the Shadows to Sunshine Piano, Voice Del Delbridge (co-author)
Gus Kahn (words)
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pdf15.gif I'll Forget You Piano, Voice Del Delbridge (co-author)
Gus Kahn (words)
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pdf15.gif If You'll Remember Me Piano, Voice wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif In the Garden of My Heart Piano, Voice wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif In the Garden of My Heart Piano, Voice Del Delbridge (co-author)
Gus Kahn (words)
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pdf15.gif Just For a Girl Piano, Voice wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Let the Rest of the World Go By Piano, Voice Del Delbridge (co-author)
Gus Kahn (words)
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pdf15.gif Let the Rest of the World Go By Piano, Voice Del Delbridge (co-author)
Gus Kahn (words)
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pdf15.gif Let the Rest of the World Go By Piano, Voice Del Delbridge (co-author)
Gus Kahn (words)
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pdf15.gif  Let the Rest of the World Go By Piano, Voice Del Delbridge (co-author)
Gus Kahn (words)
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pdf15.gif Little Bit of Heaven, A Piano, Voice Del Delbridge (co-author)
Gus Kahn (words)
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pdf15.gif Love Me and the World Is Mine Piano, Voice Del Delbridge (co-author)
Gus Kahn (words)
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pdf15.gif My Heart Has Learned to Love You, Now Do Not Say Good Bye Piano, Voice wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif My Heart Has Learned to Love You, Now Do Not Say Good Bye Piano, Voice Del Delbridge (co-author)
Gus Kahn (words)
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pdf15.gif She's the Daughter of Mother Machree Piano, Voice Del Delbridge (co-author)
Gus Kahn (words)
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pdf15.gif Till the Sands of the Desert Grow Cold Piano, Voice wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Till the Sands of the Desert Grow Cold Piano, Voice Del Delbridge (co-author)
Gus Kahn (words)
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pdf15.gif Till the Sands of the Desert Grow Cold Piano, Voice Del Delbridge (co-author)
Gus Kahn (words)
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pdf15.gif Time After Time Piano, Voice Del Delbridge (co-author)
Gus Kahn (words)
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pdf15.gif To Have, to Hold, to Love Piano, Voice wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif To Have, to Hold, to Love Piano, Voice Del Delbridge (co-author)
Gus Kahn (words)
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pdf15.gif To the End of the World With You Piano, Voice Del Delbridge (co-author)
Gus Kahn (words)
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pdf15.gif Turn Back the Universe Piano, Voice Del Delbridge (co-author)
Gus Kahn (words)
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pdf15.gif West of the Great Divide Piano, Voice Del Delbridge (co-author)
Gus Kahn (words)
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pdf15.gif  Will You Love Me in December As You Do in May? Piano, Voice Del Delbridge (co-author)
Gus Kahn (words)
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pdf15.gif With All My Heart and Soul Piano, Voice wvicon.gif
This list is arranged by composer and contains 6 songs sung by Ernest R. Ball who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER
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sm15.gif Let the Rest of the World Go By (1919) Ernest Roland Ball J.K. Brennan (words)
E.R. Ball (perf. by)
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sm15.gif At the 10 Cent Movie Show (1913) George Christie E.R. Ball (perf. by)
sm15.gif I Always Knew the Girl I'd Love, Would Be a Girl Like You (1912) George Christie J. Brandon Walsh (words)
Maude Lambert (perf. by)
E.R. Ball (perf. by)
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sm15.gif On a Good Old Time Straw Ride (1912) George Christie Dave Reed (words)
Maude Lambert (perf. by)
E.R. Ball (perf. by)
Byron George Harlan (perf. by)
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sm15.gif That's What I Call A Good Time (1912) George Christie Ren Shields (words)
Maude Lambert (perf. by)
E.R. Ball (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Black Diamond Rag (1912) Thomas Henry Lodge Maude Lambert (perf. by)
E.R. Ball (perf. by)
New York Military Band (perf. by)
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 110 works by Ernest Roland Ball (1878-1927). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER pdf15.gif (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Zulu Hall of Fame, The 1902
In the Shade of the Pyramids - Song 1904 Cecil Mack (words)
M. Irwin (perf. by)
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In the Shadow of the Pyramid 1904
My Honey Moon 1904 Edgar Keller (words)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Prettiest Gal in Borneo 1904 Maude Lambert (perf. by)
Girl I Left in Boston Town, The 1905
Will You Love Me in December As You Do in May? 1905 James J. Walker (words)
Janet Ellen (perf. by)
Morphy (perf. by)
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I Can't Help Thinking of You 1906
Love Me and the World Is Mine 1906 Dave Reed Jr. (words)  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
Norma Darling 1906 Dave Reed (words)  wvicon.gif
All the World Loves a Lover 1907 Geo. Graff Jr (words)  wvicon.gif
As Long As the World Rolls On 1907 George Graff (words)  wvicon.gif
I'd Live or I Would Die For You 1907 Dave Reed Jr. (words)  wvicon.gif
My Dear 1907 Dave Reed Jr. (words)  wvicon.gif
When Sweet Marie Was Sweet Sixteen 1907 Raymond Moore (words)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
When the Birds in Georgia Sing of Tennessee 1907 Arthur J. Lamb (words)  wvicon.gif
All For Love of You 1908 Dave Reed Jr. (words)  wvicon.gif
If You'll Remember Me 1908 Geo. Graff Jr. (words)
C.C. Olcott (perf. by)
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In the Garden of My Heart 1908 Caro Roma (words)  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
To the End of the World With You 1908 Dave Reed Jr. (words)
George Graff Jr. (words)
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Who Knows? 1909 Paul L. Dunbar (words)  wvicon.gif
Wild Rose 1909 C.C. Olcott (perf. by)
You're Making a Miser of Me 1909 Al Dubin (words)
Corinne Griffith (perf. by)
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I Love the Name of Mary 1910 Chauncey Olcott (co-author)
George Graff (words)
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In the Sunshine of Your Love 1910 Chauncey Olcott (co-author)
Dave Reed (words)
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Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Just For a Girl 1910 Ren Shields (words)
Charles Cherry (perf. by)
Billy Noble (perf. by)
Jeanne Brooks (perf. by)
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Mother Machree 1910 Chauncey Olcott (co-author)
Rida Johnson Young (words)
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My Heart Has Learned to Love You, Now Do Not Say Good Bye 1910 Dave Reed (words)
Joe Maxwell (perf. by)
Fred Egener (perf. by)
Jack Richards (perf. by)
Frank Coombs (perf. by)
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Your Love Means the World to Me 1910 Leo J.Curley (words)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Good-Bye My Love Good-Bye 1911 George Graff (words)  wvicon.gif
Till the Sands of the Desert Grow Cold 1911 George Graff Jr. (words)  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
With the Twinkle in Her Eye 1911 Chauncey Olcott (words)
Louis Weslyn (words)
C.C. Olcott (perf. by)
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Calling of the Sea, The 1912 Chauncey Olcott (words)
Geo. Graff Jr. (words)
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Down the Lane That Leads to Drowsyland 1912 Leo J. Curley (words)  wvicon.gif
Kathleen Aroon 1912 Chauncey Olcot (words)
Louis Weslyn (words)
C.C. Olcott (perf. by)
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Lost Melody 1912
Rosebud 1912 Clarence Kolb (perf. by)
Max Dill (perf. by)
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling 1912 Chauncey Olcott (words)
George Graff (words)
C.C. Olcott (perf. by)
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I'll Change the Shadows to Sunshine 1913 Geo. Graff Jr. (words)
Maude Lambert (perf. by)
Jack Allman (perf. by)
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Isle O' Dreams, The 1913 Chauncey Olcott (words)
George Graff Jr. (words)
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Me Little Dudeen 1913
To Have, to Hold, to Love 1913 Darl MacBoyle (words)  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
While the Rivers of Love Flow On 1913 George Graff (words)  wvicon.gif
After the Roses Have Faded Away 1914 Bessie Buchanan (words)  wvicon.gif
Broth of a Boy, A 1914 C.C. Olcott (perf. by)
Colonial Rag 1914 J. Lenzberg (co-author)  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg youtube15.jpg
In the Garden of the Gods 1914 J. Keirn Brennan (words)  wvicon.gif
Irish Eyes of Love 1914 J. Edward Killalea (words)
C.C. Olcott (perf. by)
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Little Bit of Heaven, A 1914 J. Keirn Brennan (words)
C.C. Olcott (perf. by)
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You Planted a Rose in the Garden of Love 1914 J. Will Callahan (words)  wvicon.gif
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Heart of Paddy Whack, The 1915 C.C. Olcott (perf. by)
Ireland Is Ireland to Me 1915 Fiske O'Hara (words)
J. Keirn Brennan (words)
Fiske O'Hara (perf. by)
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Never Let Yourself Forget That You Are Irish Too! 1915
She's the Daughter of Mother Machree 1915 Jeff T. Nenarb (words)  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
Sprinkle Me With Kisses 1915 Earl Carroll (words)
Evelyn Nesbit (perf. by)
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That's How the Shannon Flows 1915 J. Keirn Brennan (words)  wvicon.gif
To the Lass We Love, a Toast! 1915 George MacFarlane (perf. by)
You'll Be There 1915 J. Keirn Brennan (words)  wvicon.gif
For Dixie and Uncle Sam 1916 J. Keirn Brennan (words)
N. Bayes (perf. by)
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Good-Bye, Good Luck, God Bless You 1916 J. Keirn Brennan (words)  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
I'm Coming Back to California That's Where I Belong 1916 J. Keirn Brennan (words)  wvicon.gif
I'm Going Back to California 1916 J. Keirn Brennan (words)  wvicon.gif
Ireland, the Footstool of God 1916 J. Keirn Brennan (words)  wvicon.gif
Story of Old Glory, the Flag We Love, The 1916 J. Will. Callahan (words)  wvicon.gif
Turn Back the Universe 1916 J. Keirn Brennan (words)  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
You're the Best Little Mother That God Ever Made 1916 J Keirn Brennan (words)  wvicon.gif
All the World Will Be Jealous of Me 1917 Al Dubin (words)
Ethel Grey Terry (perf. by)
Robert Armstrong (perf. by)
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My Rosary For You 1917 Amy Ashmore Clarke (words)
My Sunshine Jane 1917 J. Keirn Brennan (words)  wvicon.gif
Somewhere in Ireland 1917 J. Keirn Brennan (words)  wvicon.gif
With All My Heart and Soul 1917 J. Keirn Brennan (words)  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
Would You Take Back the Love You Gave Me 1917 Al Dubin (words)  wvicon.gif
You Brought Ireland Right Over to Me 1917 J. Keirn Brennan (words)  wvicon.gif
Because You Believe in Me 1918 J. Kearn Brennan (words)
Anita Stewart (perf. by)
Earle Williams (perf. by)
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Dear Little Boy of Mine 1918 J. Keirn Brennan (words)
Ben Alexander (perf. by)
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Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Goodbye, Mother Machree 1918 J. Keirn Brennan (words)
Jane Jennings (perf. by)
Walter McGrail (perf. by)
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I'm From Ohio 1918 J. Keirn Brennan (words)  wvicon.gif
One More Day 1918 J. Keirn Brennan (words)  wvicon.gif
You Can't Beat Us if It Takes Ten Million More 1918 J. Keirn Brennan (words)  wvicon.gif
Across the River of Love 1919 J.K. Brennan (words)
A. Gerber (words)
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Don't Break My Heart With Good Bye 1919 Marvin Lee (words)  wvicon.gif
I'll Miss You, Old Ireland 1919 C.C. Olcott (perf. by)
Let the Rest of the World Go By 1919 J.K. Brennan (words)
E.R. Ball (perf. by)
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Macushla Asthore 1919 C.C. Olcott (perf. by)
That's Why God Loves the Irish 1919
Tis an Irish Girl I Love and She's Just Like You 1919 C.C. Olcott (perf. by)
Down the Trail to Home Sweet Home (w&m) 1920  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
Laddie Buck of Mine 1920 J. Keirn Brennan (words)  wvicon.gif
Little Crumbs of Happiness 1920 J. Keirn Brennan (words)  wvicon.gif
Mother of Pearl 1920 Justin E. McCarthy (words)
George Graff Jr. (words)
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Click of Her Little Brogans, The 1921 C.C. Olcott (perf. by)
I'll Forget You 1921 Annelu Burns (words)  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
Little Man 1921 Geo. Graff Jr (words)
Fiske O'Hara (perf. by)
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Time After Time 1921 J.K. Brennan (words)  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
Down the Winding Road of Dreams 1922 Margaret Cantrell (words)  wvicon.gif
Eternal Flame, The 1922 J. Keirn Brennan (words)  wvicon.gif
For the Sake of Auld Lang Syne 1922 Annelu Burns (words)
George Graff (words)
Shirley Mason (perf. by)
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Out There in the Sunshine With You 1923 J. Keirn Brennan (words)  wvicon.gif
Ten Thousand Years From Now 1923 J. Keirn Brennan (words)  wvicon.gif
Dear Little Home of My Dreams 1924 Wm. B. Davidson (words)  wvicon.gif
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Mother! O My Mother! 1924 Francesca Falk Miller (words)  wvicon.gif
West of the Great Divide 1924 George Whiting (words)
Alice Terry (perf. by)
Conway Tearle (perf. by)
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After All It's You 1925 George Whiting (words)  wvicon.gif
All the Luck in the World to You 1925 George Whiting (words)  wvicon.gif
I Promise You 1925 Rosanna Bleeker (words)  wvicon.gif
California My Homeland 1926 J. Keirn Brennan (words)  wvicon.gif
Let the End of the World Come Tomorrow 1926 Paul Cunningham (words)  wvicon.gif
I'll Let the Whole World Know I Love You 1927 John McLaughlin (co-author)
J. Keirn Brennan (words)
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Rose of Killarney 1927 William Davidson (words)  wvicon.gif
Watching the World Go By 1927 J. Keirn Brennan (words)  wvicon.gif
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
           
youtube15.jpg Colonial Rag 3:03 Ragtime Dorian Henry E.R. Ball