Thurland Chattaway  (1872-1947)
Last updated: 31.10.23
According to the Internet source given below, Thurland Chattaway was an American composer of popular music born in Springfield, Massachusetts.
He has some 22 works published between 1899 and 1916, typically songs such as is Mandy Lee (1899) published by Howley, Haviland & Dresser, New York, USA and My Honey Bee (1907) published by F. B. Haviland Publishing Co. Inc., New York, USA. He is probably best known as being the lyricist of Kerry Mills's Red Wing (1907).
Of ragtime interest is his characteristic two-step Foolish William (1899).
He died in Milford, Connecticut.
url15.gif Thurland Chattaway Biography by  
  Title (Release Year) Instruments/Issue Performers
  MP3 File(s)    
audioextmp315.gif Can't You Take It Back and Change It For a Boy? (1909) U.S. Everlasting Record: 1243 Byron George Harlan
audioextmp315.gif Can't You Take It Back and Change It For a Boy? (1912) Edison Amberol: 890 Lottie Gilson
audioextmp315.gif A Little Suit of Blue (1907) Edison Gold Moulded Record: 9644 Byron George Harlan
audioextmp315.gif Mandy Lee (1902?) Edison Gold Moulded Record: 7551 Edison Male Quartet
audioextmp315.gif Mandy Lee (1898-1900) Columbia Phonograph Co.: 5827 John W. Myers
audioextmp315.gif Peggy Gray (1912) Edison Amberol: 999 Manuel Romain
audioextmp315.gif We've Been Chums For Fifty Years (1909) Edison Standard Record: 10245 Will Oakland
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
pdf15.gif Can't You Take It Back and Change It For a Boy? (1911) T. Chattaway (w&m)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif I've Grown So Used to You (1901) T. Chattaway (w&m) Piano, Voice Kirk wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Little Black Me (1899) T. Chattaway (music) Piano IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Sweet Irish Rose (1915) T. Chattaway (music) Piano IMSLP wvicon.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 23 works by Thurland Chattaway (1872-1947). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: pdf15.gif (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Foolish William 1899  youtube15.jpg
Little Black Me 1899  wvicon.gif
Mandy Lee (w&m) 1899 Belle Gold (perf.)
John W. Myers (perf.)
Edison Male Quartette (perf.)
 Pub. audioextmp315.gif
I've Grown So Used to You (w&m) 1901 E.J. Baldwin (perf.)  Pub.
Just Because My Face Ain't White 1901
When I Gave My Heart to You 1901
When the Blue Sky Turns to Gold 1901
My Honey Lou 1904
I'm So Lonely (w&m) 1905  wvicon.gif
My Guiding Star (w&m) 1905  Pub.
Pals, Good Old Pals (w&m) 1905
We've Been Chums For Fifty Years (w&m) 1905 Will Oakland (perf.)  wvicon.gif audioextmp315.gif
I'll Go Home to Dear Old Dixie (w&m) 1906  wvicon.gif
In a Little House That's Built For Two (w&m) 1906 Grace La Rue (perf.)  wvicon.gif
Little Suit of Blue, A (w&m) 1907 Byron George Harlan (perf.)  Pub. audioextmp315.gif
My Honey Bee (w&m) 1907  Pub.
Sweetest Flower the Garden Grew, The 1907
Can't You Take It Back and Change It For a Boy? (w&m) 1911 Lottie Gilson (perf.)
Byron George Harlan (perf.)
 Pub. audioextmp315.gif
Peggy Gray (w&m) 1911 Manuel Romain (perf.)  Pub. audioextmp315.gif
Sweet Irish Rose 1915  wvicon.gif
I Can't Forget (w&m) 1916  Pub.
New York Girl, The ?
That's What the Robin Sang ?
     Composer Title Performer
youtube15.jpg T. Chattaway Foolish William (2:55) Ragtime Dorian Henry