Benjamin Hapgood Burt  (1882-1950)
Last updated: 02.05.22
It is surprising that so little is known about about this composer considering the large number of compositions located. All that can presently (June 2019) be gleaned about Benjamin Hapgood Burt from sheet music covers and by internet searching is that he has 67 works published between 1905 and 1935.
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  Title Instruments/Issue Performers
  MP3 File(s)    
audioextmp315.gif Do Re Mi Fa Sol La Si Do Edison Gold Moulded Record: 9526 Edward Meeker
audioextmp315.gif Hiram Tucker Edison Blue Amberol: 2274 Ada Jones
Byron George Harlan
audioextmp315.gif I'd Rather Twostep Than Waltz, Bill! Edison Gold Moulded Record: 9634 Billy Murray
audioextmp315.gif Jingles, Jokes and Rhymes Edison's National Phonograph Company: 9404 Edward M. Favor
audioextmp315.gif Mister Pat O'Hare Edison Amberol: 464 Billy Murray
audioextmp315.gif Robinson Crusoe's Isle Edison Gold Moulded Record: 9211 Arthur Collins
  Midi File(s)   Sequencer(s)
audiomidi15.gif Hang Out the Front Door Key (1908) Midi James Pitt-Payne
audiomidi15.gif Much Obliged to You (1907) Midi James Pitt-Payne
     Performer CD Title Supplier
Folk Music CDs:
cd15.gif Various Performers The High Priestess of Jollity & The Southern Singer flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif George Lashwood George Lashwood - What a Don!
     Title Attribution Remarks
url15.gif Hang Out the Front Door Key Benjamin Hapgood Burt (words & music)
G. Lashwood (perf.)
url15.gif Mister Pat O'Hara Benjamin Hapgood Burt (words & music)
Adele Ritchie (perf.)
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
pdf15.gif Best I Get Is Much Obliged to You, The B.H. Burt (words & music) Piano, Voice Greer wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Hang Out the Front Door Key B.H. Burt (words & music)
May Vokes (perf.)
Piano, Voice Kirk Pub.
pdf15.gif Much Obliged to You B.H. Burt (words & music) Piano, Voice Kirk Pub.
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 66 works by Benjamin Hapgood Burt (1882-1950). 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
Gettysburg 1905 Monroe H. Rosenfeld (words)
Indians Along Broadway, The 1905 John Frew (words)  wvicon.gif
It's the Same Old Girl (w&m) 1905  wvicon.gif
Little Girl You'll Do 1905 Alfred Solman (words)
Milo 1905 Alfred Solman (words)
Robinson Crusoe's Isle (w&m) 1905 M. Cahill (perf.)
Arthur Collins (perf.)
 Pub. audioextmp315.gif
Welcome (w&m) 1905
Do Re Mi Fa Sol La Si Do 1906 William Cahill (words)
Edward Meeker (perf.)
M. Cahill (perf.)
Eugene Cowles (perf.)
 Pub. audioextmp315.gif
Hottentot Love Song 1906 Silvio Hein (words)
from "Marrying Mary"
Waltz Me, Bill! 1906 Rose De Haven (words)
Rose De Haven (perf.)
Best I Get Is Much Obliged to You, The (w&m) 1907 Louise Dresser (perf.)  Pub.
Brain Storms 1907 André C De Takacs (words)  Pub.
Captain Willie Brown 1907  Pub.
Captain Willie Brown - Song 1907 Gene Buck (words)  Pub.
Come, Put Your Arms Around Me 1907 André C De Takacs (words)  Pub.
I'd Rather Twostep Than Waltz, Bill! (w&m) 1907 Clarice Vance (perf.)
Adele Ritchie (perf.)
Ethel Levey (perf.)
Billy Murray (perf.)
 Pub. youtube15.jpg audioextmp315.gif
Much Obliged to You (w&m) 1907  Pub. audiomidi15.gif
Patsy Dear (w&m) 1907  Pub.
Rain in the Face 1907 André C De Takacs (words)  Pub.
There Comes a Night (w&m) 1907 André C De Takacs (words)  Pub.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Wal, I Swan! (w&m) 1907 Raymond Hitchcock (perf.)  wvicon.gif
Always Keep the Money in the Family 1908 André C, De Takac (words)  wvicon.gif
Dear Old Dear 1908 John Hazzard (words)  Pub.
Hang Out the Front Door Key (w&m) 1908 G. Lashwood (perf.)
May Vokes (perf.)
 Pub. audiomidi15.gif
Jingles, Jokes and Rhymes (w&m) 1908 Edward M. Favor (perf.)  audioextmp315.gif
Let's Go Home (w&m) 1908 Bijou Russell (perf.)  Pub.
My Gal Irene (w&m) 1908  Pub.
My Little Blarney Stone 1908 John B. Lowitz (words)
Salome Jackson 1908 André C De Takacs (words)  Pub.
After the Matinee 1909  Pub.
Alexander Jones 1909  Pub.
Boom, Boom 1909 André C De Takacs (words)  Pub.
Cook Book of Love (w&m) 1909  Pub.
He's Got Nothing on Me 1909 André C De Takacs (words)  Pub.
Pay More Attention to Me (w&m) 1909  Pub.
Sing, Kate, Sing 1909 André C De Takacs (words)  Pub.
Votes For Women 1909  Pub.
Big College, The 1910 George Ade (words)  Pub.
Colored Race, The 1910 Geo. Ade (words)  Pub.
He Died on His Wedding Day 1910 George Ade (words)  Pub.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
If the Men Never Looked at Me 1910 George Ade (words)  wvicon.gif
Just We Two 1910 George Ade (words)  Pub.
Life Is a Merry Go Round 1910 John L. Golden (words)  Pub.
Little Side Street, A 1910 George Ade (words)  Pub.
Mister Pat O'Hare (w&m) 1910 Adele Ritchie (perf.)
Billy Murray (perf.)
 Pub. audioextmp315.gif
Pa's Typewriter 1910 Malcolm Williams (co-author)  Pub.
Regular Finishing School, A 1910 George Ade (words)  Pub.
Saturday 1 P.M 1910 George Ade (words)  Pub.
Shame Upon You Nancy (w&m) 1910 Edgar Keller (words)  Pub.
They All Were Cheering Dixie Way Up North 1910 John E. Hazzard (words)  wvicon.gif
When You've Got a Line of Talk (w&m) 1910  Pub.
Owl in the Old Oak Tree, The 1911 Stanley Murphy (words)  wvicon.gif
Hiram Tucker (w&m) 1914 Ada Jones (perf.)
Byron George Harlan (perf.)
When You're All Dressed Up and No Place to Go 1914
My Fox Trot Wedding Day 1915 Raymond Hubbell (words)
Nat Wills (perf.)
Some Little Bug Is Going to Find You 1915 Roy Atwell (words)
S. Hein (words)
Cute Little Beaut, The (w&m) 1916  Pub.
Here Comes the Groom 1916 Ross Adrian (words)  Pub.
I'd Rather Be a Lamp-Post on Old Broadway : (w&m) 1916 Billy Murray (perf.)
You've Got the Mischief in Your Eyes 1919 Jean Schwartz (words)
from Passing show of 1919
Title Year Attribution Remarks
She Was Very Dear to Me 1921 Howard E Johnson (words)
Julia Sanderson (perf.)
Pig Got Up and Slowly Walked Away, The 1933
Deep Elem Blues (w&m) 1935
Wal, I Swan - Gid-Dap Napoleon 1935  wvicon.gif
We're Poor Little Sheep 1935  wvicon.gif
Whoa! - Josephine! 1935  Pub.
     Title Duration Performer
youtube15.jpg I'd Rather Two Step Than Waltz, Bill 2:38 Clarice Vance