Fleta Jan Brown  (1883-1938)
Last updated: 17.12.23
According to the Internet source given below, Fleta Jan Brown was an American composer and lyricist born in Sioux Rapids, Iowa,
She studied piano, theory and harmony with Fannie Zeisler among others at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Ohio. In 1907 on moving to St. Louis she married fellow-composer Herbert Spencer, who had been working for Thiebes Stierlin, As a team the went to Manhattan embracing a career in Tin Pan Alley.
Of ragtime interest is Tangle Foot Rag (1906) published by Jos. W. Stern & Co., New York, USA.

url15.gif Fleta Jan Brown Spencer Biography by "Perf" Bill Edwards  
Fleta Jan Brown  (1883-1938) has at least 3 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.
b00nac1658_m.jpgI Wish I Was in Heaven Sittin' Down
Words and Music by: Fleta Jan Brown.
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1908. Sheet Music.
b000pm988s_m.jpgIn the Candle-Light - Song
Words and Music by: Fleta Jan Brown.
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1913. Sheet Music 5 pages.
Once in a Summer Golden
Music by: Fleta Jan Brown.
Words by: J. Villars
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1908. Sheet Music.
  Title (Release Year) Co-Author(s) Performers Issue
  Wax Cylinders      
cylinder15.gif In the Candle-Light - Song (1914) Helen Clark Edison Blue Amberol: 2254
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
pdf15.gif In the Candle-Light (1913) F.J. Brown (w&m)
Belle Story (perf.)
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pdf15.gif In the Candle-Light - Song (1913) F.J. Brown (w&m)
Belle Story (perf.)
Piano, Voice Kirk Pub.
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 110 works by Fleta Jan Brown (1883-1938). 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
Jealous: Rag (w&m) 1905 Flo Adler (perf.)  wvicon.gif
Longing 1905 Isidor Heidenreich (words)
Mooning 1905
Toast, A 1905
Won't You Please Go Home (w&m) 1905  wvicon.gif
Cupid's Game 1906  Pub.
Dear Boy 1906
Fancies 1906 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
Baby Zena Keiff (perf.)
I'm Just a Ragged Newsboy, But I Love Her Just the Same 1906 John B. Gardner (words)
Love Cycle, A 1906 Part of "Three Sketches"
My Love For You 1906 Part of "Three Sketches"
Parting and Memory 1906 Part of "Three Sketches"
Springtime 1906
Tangle Foot Rag 1906  wvicon.gif
For You 1907
Moon Mists 1907
Sayanora 1907
Weep On, Little Girl, Weep On 1907 Irene Critchfield Dobyne (words)
Would You Believe 1907  Pub.
Would You Like Me Better if My Eyes Were Blue? 1907  wvicon.gif
Barney McGee's Making Sheep's-Eyes at Me (w&m) 1908  wvicon.gif
Dollar Sign, The 1908 Jessie Villars (words)
Barney Bernard (perf.)
I Wish I Was in Heaven Sittin' Down 1908 Herbert L. Spencer (words)  amazon15.gif Pub.
I'd Rather Dance Than Eat 1908 John B. Gardner (words)
If You Snuggle Up Close to Me Sweetheart, I'll Snuggle Up Close to You 1908 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
In a Gipsy Camp 1908  wvicon.gif
In My First Husband's Time 1908 Jessie Villars (words)  Pub.
In the Dusk 1908  Pub.
Love, Make My Dream Come True 1908 Herbert L. Spencer (words)  Pub.
O, Wondrous Night in June (w&m) 1908  Pub.
Once in a Summer Golden 1908 J. Villars (words)  amazon15.gif Pub.
Pansies Mean Thoughts and Thoughts Mean You 1908 Herbert L. Spencer (words)  Pub.
Party That Wrote Home Sweet Home Never Was a Married Man, The (w&m) 1908  Pub.
Since Yester-Eve 1908 O. Meredith (words)  Pub.
Soliloquoy 1908 Jessie Villars (words)  Pub.
Tuck Me Up a Little Snugger 'Neath Your Wing 1908 John B. Gardner (words)
Zu-zu Man, The (w&m) 1908  Pub.
Birth of Love, The 1909 I. C. Dobyne (words)  Pub.
I Know a Blossom (w&m) 1909  Pub.
If the Moon Told All He Knew (w&m) 1909  Pub.
Vagabond's Dream, The 1909  Pub.
Vagabonds' Bridal March 1909  Pub.
Could I But Live and Love Always 1910 Perley A. Child (words)
Dream of the Lotus Flower, The 1910 Jessie Villars (words)  Pub.
I Met My Love 'Mid the Roses 1910 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
Lovers May Come and Lovers May Go 1910 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
My Love Is Like a Simple Prayer 1910 Perley A. Child (words)  Pub.
Oh, Come, Fair Maid, and Dance With Me! (w&m) 1910  Pub.
Prairie Flower 1910 Perley A. Child (words)
Tickle Toes 1910 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Adieu, Dear Love, Adieu 1911
Good-bye! Good-bye!! 1911 Jessie Villars (words)  wvicon.gif
Honey Bunch 1911 Herbert L. Spencer (words)  wvicon.gif
I Know a Lovely Shepherdess (w&m) 1911  Pub.
Oriole in Colors Gay, The (w&m) 1911  Pub.
Question, The 1911  Pub.
Summer Lullaby, A 1911 Irene Critchfield Sobyne (words)  Pub.
I Remember Love's Garden (w&m) 1912  Pub.
I'd Like to Be in Peachland With a Peach Like You 1912 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
I'll Be Back in the Sweet By and By 1912 Herbert L. Spencer (words)  Pub.
Kitty Gordon 1912 Kitty Gordon (perf.)  Pub.
That Happy Sabbath Morn (w&m) 1912  Pub.
Back to the Old Folks at Home (w&m) 1913  Pub.
Call Me Sweet Names 1913 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
Courting Days (w&m) 1913  Pub.
In the Candle-Light 1913 Belle Story (perf.)  Pub.
In the Candle-Light - Song (w&m) 1913 Helen Clark (perf.)
Emory B. Randolph (perf.)
Belle Story (perf.)
Bert Wainwright (perf.)
Bessie Wynn (perf.)
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Joyous Love 1913 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
Sing Me a Song at Twilight (w&m) 1913  Pub.
Until We Met (w&m) 1913  Pub.
You Tell Me Your Secrets, I'll Tell You Mine 1913 John B. Gardner (words)
Come and Dream With Me in a Persian Garden (w&m) 1914  Pub.
Come Back With the Roses in June (w&m) 1914 Herbert L. Spencer (words)  wvicon.gif
Kiss Me Again I Like It (w&m) 1914  Pub.
Mine Till Judgment Day 1914 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
When All the World's at Peace 1914 Charles N. Grant (words)  wvicon.gif
When the Lamps Are Low (w&m) 1914  wvicon.gif
Won't You Meet Me Out in Wichita? (w&m) 1914  wvicon.gif
Dandelion (w&m) 1915  Pub.
Underneath the Stars 1915 Herbert L. Spencer (words)  Pub.
In Old Brazil 1916 Herbert L. Spencer (words)  Pub.
Pale Yellow Moon 1916 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
Somewhere My Love Lies Dreaming 1916 Herbert L. Spencer (words)  Pub.
I'm Yours with Love and Kisses 1917 John B. Gardner (words)
Last Night You Told Me That You Loved Me 1917 Herbert L. Spencer (words)  Pub.
Midnight in Japan 1917 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
Since You Went Away 1917 Henri J. Van Praag (words)
There's Egypt in Your Dreamy Eyes 1917 Herbert L. Spencer (words)  Pub.
Now All the World's at Peace 1918 Peter De Rose (words)  Pub.
Now That the Fighting is Over 1918 Peter De Rose (words)
Wondrous Eyes of Araby 1918 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
Flower of My Heart 1919 Herbert L. Spencer (words)  Pub.
Gipsy Land 1920 Herbert L. Spencer (words)  Pub.
In the Deep of My Heart 1921 John B. Gardner (words)
Spring is Here 1922
Kiss Me With Your Eyes 1923 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
Rose of Old Castill 1923 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
Trust Me, and I'll Trust You 1923 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
Funny Face 1924 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
I Love a Wee Bit of Irish 1924 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Me Neenyah (My Little One) 1924 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
Tinkle, Tinkle, Tinkle Bell 1924 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
I'm Crying, Sighing, Dying for Love of You 1925 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
That Wonderful Wonder is You 1925 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
Broken Heart Mender, The 1926 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
Dear Heart, What Might Have Been 1926 Herbert L. Spencer (words)  wvicon.gif
Hours 1926 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
Tender and True 1926 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
East of the Moon, West of the Stars 1927 Herbert L. Spencer (words)
Meet Me Where the Shadows Meet the Moonlight 1927 Herbert L. Spencer (words)