Charles B. Brown 
Last updated: 26.04.22
Amongst the plethora of Charles B. Browns, living and dead in the United States, it is presently not possible to positively identify this particular Charles B. Brown, known for his successful Policy King(1905) which remained popular even until 1919 when it was recorded by Fred van Eps, the famous banjo player. He also wrote cakewalks, patrols and other pieces.

  Title Instruments Performers
       
  DBE MP3 Sample    
audiodbemp315.gif Happy Hours in Coontown (1899) A+D/T/T/T/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
audiodbemp315.gif Hottest Ever (1898), The D/T/T/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
audiodbemp315.gif Mobile Prance (1901), The A/T/T/B+T/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
audiodbemp315.gif Policy King (1905) A/T/T/T/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
  Midi File(s)   Sequencer(s)
audiomidi15.gif Happy Hours in Coontown (1899) Midi James Pitt-Payne
audiomidi15.gif Mobile Prance (1901), The Midi James Pitt-Payne
audiomidi15.gif Policy King (1905) Midi Colin D. McDonald
audiomidi15.gif Tuxedo (1899), The Midi John Cowles
     Performer CD Title Supplier
       
Ragtime Music CDs:
cd15.gif Various Artists Kings of the Ragtime Banjo flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif
Item Title Available €     £     $     Other
             
DBE386 Happy Hours in Coontown (1899) - Cake-Walk Two-Step March
A+D/T/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 2½ mins.
1-2 days
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DBE387 The Hottest Ever (1898) - Patrol Two-Step
D/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3 mins.
out-of-print €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
DBE388 The Mobile Prance (1901) - Characteristic March, Cake Walk or Polka
A/T/T/B+T/B/GB(B), approx. 3¾ mins.
1-2 days
other.gif
DBE389 Policy King (1905) - A Popular Two Step
A/T/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3¼ mins.
1-2 days
other.gif
     Title Instruments Remarks
       
sm15.gif Happy Hours in Coontown (1899) A+D/T/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Hottest Ever (1898), The D/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Mobile Prance (1901), The A/T/T/B+T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Policy King (1905) A/T/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 21 works by Charles B. Brown. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Hottest Ever, The 1898  wvicon.gif
Patrol - Two Step 1898
Happy Hours in Coontown 1899  wvicon.gif audiomidi15.gif
Hot Old Time in Ragtown, A 1899  wvicon.gif
Tuxedo, The 1899  audiomidi15.gif
Coontown Vacation 1900  wvicon.gif
Gunner's Mate, The 1901
Mobile Prance, The 1901  Pub. audiomidi15.gif
Policy King 1905  Pub. youtube15.jpg audiomidi15.gif
Rose Leaves 1910
Apple Blossoms Waltz 1911  Pub.
Soul's Awakening 1911  Pub.
Rain Drops 1912  Pub.
Modulation Waltz 1914  wvicon.gif
Maurice Castello 1915 Billy Green (words)
Sidney Carter (words)
Maurice Castello (perf.)
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It's So Hard to Be Happy Without You 1917
Bungaloo ?
Land of Dreams ?
Message From Dreamland ?
Sousa Swing ?
Templar ?
     Title Duration Performer
       
youtube15.jpg Policy King 3:24 Ragtime Dorian Henry