Paul Dresser  (1857-1906)
Last updated: 02.06.22
According to the Internet source given below, Paul Dresser (born Johann Paul Dreiser, Jr.) was an American singer, songwriter, comedic actor and publisher. He also performed in traveling minstrel and medicine-wagon shows and as a vaudeville entertainer. Becoming very wealthy, Dresser sold his songs through sheet music publishers, especially in Tin Pan Alley. As well as establishing his own business, Paul Dresser Pub. Co., he was also partner in the music publisher Howley, Haviland & Dresser.
A colourful figure, Dresser composed and published more than 150 song his biggest hit being On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away (1897) went on to be the official state song of Indiana in 1913.
Websites:
url15.gif Paul Dresser Biography by wikipedia.org.  
Paul Dresser  (1857-1906) has at least 6 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.
Blue and the Gray, The Introducing "The Sousa Girl."
Music by: Paul Dresser.
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Dresser
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Printed: 1900. Sheet Music.
b0797z8fdh_m.jpgI Wonder Where She Is To-Night?
Music by: Paul Dresser.
Words by: George B Alexander
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Dresser
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Printed: 1899. Sheet Music.
b002qquan8_m.jpgMother Told Me So
Music by: Paul Dresser.
Words by: Charles M Fischer
Publisher: Lyon & Healy
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Printed: 1897. Sheet Music.
b07ndnb4mm_m.jpgOn the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away
Music by: Paul Dresser.
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Dresser
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  Printed: 1897. Sheet Music.
b0000cv93o_m.jpgTown Where I Was Born, The
Music by: Paul Dresser.
Publisher: Jerome H. Remick & Co.
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Printed: 1905. Sheet Music 5 pages.
b079dk3spj_m.jpgVoice of the Hudson, The
Music by: Paul Dresser.
Words by: Alfred James Dewey
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Dresser
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Printed: 1903. Sheet Music.
  Title Instruments/Issue Performers
       
  MP3 File(s)    
audioextmp315.gif On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away Edison Blue Amberol: 2147 Vernon Archibald
audioextmp315.gif Sweet Savannah Edison Record: 5907 Jere Mahoney
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book15.gif  On the Banks of the Wabash Clayton W. Henderson flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif Just Tell Them That You Saw Me Paul Dresser (words & music)
 
url15.gif My Gal Sal Paul Dresser (words & music)
Louise Dresser (perf.)
 
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
           
pdf15.gif After the Battles (1905) P. Dresser (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Baby Adrift at Sea (1890), A P. Dresser (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Baby Slumbers (1897) P. Dresser (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Blue and the Gray - Song (1890), The P. Dresser (words & music)
M. Tressider (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Boys Are Coming Home Today (1903), The P. Dresser (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Calling to Her Boy Just Once Again (1900) P. Dresser (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Dream of My Boyhood's Days (1896), A P. Dresser (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Lincoln, Grant and Lee (1903) P. Dresser (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Lone Grave (1890), The P. Dresser (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Mr. Volunteer (1901) P. Dresser (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Niggah Loves His Possum (1905) P. Dresser (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away P. Dresser (words & music) Piano, Voice Kirk Pub.
pdf15.gif  On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away P. Dresser (words & music) Piano, Voice Kirk Pub.
pdf15.gif On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away (1897) P. Dresser (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Only a Stranger (1987) P. Dresser (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Pardon Came Too Late (1891), The P. Dresser (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Sailor's Grave by the Sea (1897), A P. Dresser (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif There's a Ship (1892) P. Dresser (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif There's No North or South Today (1901) P. Dresser (words & music)
R.J. Rose (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Tis All that I Have to Remember Her By (1895) P. Dresser (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Tootsey and Wootsey (1886) P. Dresser (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif We Were Sweethearts for Many Years (1895) P. Dresser (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 96 works by Paul Dresser (1857-1906). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: pdf15.gif (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Tootsey and Wootsey (w&m) 1886  wvicon.gif
Curse, The 1887  wvicon.gif
Convict and the Bird :, The 1888  Pub.
Here Lies an Actor 1888  Pub.
I Long to Hear From Home 1888  Pub.
Always Show Respect, Joe 1890  Pub.
Baby Adrift at Sea, A (w&m) 1890  Pub.
Band Played Annie Laurie, The 1890  Pub.
Blue and the Gray - Song, The (w&m) 1890 M. Tressider (perf.)
R.J. José (perf.)
Arthur Loftus (perf.)
Maud Amber (perf.)
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Did You Ever Hear a Nigger Say ''Wow''? 1890
Little Fannie McIntyre 1890
Lone Grave, The (w&m) 1890  Pub.
There'll Be Weeping, There'll Be Wailing 1890
You Spoke Unkindly to Your Mother, Jack 1890
I'll Keep These Letters For Her Sake 1891 Julian Holmes (words)  wvicon.gif
Just to See Mother's Face Once Again 1891  Pub.
Pardon Came Too Late, The (w&m) 1891  Pub.
We've Not Met in Years 1891  Pub.
He Was a Soldier 1892  Pub.
I'm Going Far Away, Love 1892  Pub.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
My Flag! My Flag! 1892  wvicon.gif
There's a Ship (w&m) 1892  Pub.
When Mother First Taught Me to Pray 1892
He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not (w&m) 1893
I Told Her the Same Old Story (w&m) 1893
Once Ev'ry Year 1894
Three Old Sports From Oklahoma 1894  wvicon.gif
Battery, The 1895 Leo C Evans (words)  Pub.
I Was Looking For My Boy 1895  Pub.
Just Tell Them That You Saw Me (w&m) 1895  Pub.
Tis All that I Have to Remember Her By (w&m) 1895  Pub.
We Were Sweethearts for Many Years (w&m) 1895  Pub.
Don't Tell Her That You Love Her 1896 Joe M Woods (words)  Pub.
Dream of My Boyhood's Days, A (w&m) 1896  Pub.
He Brought Home Another 1896 Raymon Moore (words)  Pub.
He Fought For the Cause He Thought Was Right 1896 Harry Sheldon (words)  Pub.
Honest Little Dollar 1896 William McKinley (perf.)
I Wish That You Were Here To-Night 1896 Jay Hambidge (words)  Pub.
I'se Your Nigger if You Wants Me Liza Jane 1896 Verona Jarbeau (perf.)
Say Yes, Love 1896  Pub.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Yes I'll Wait Awhile 1896  wvicon.gif
Baby Slumbers (w&m) 1897  wvicon.gif
Don't Forget Your Old Parents at Home 1897 Charles M Fischer (words)  wvicon.gif
If You See My Sweetheart 1897  Pub.
In the Sweet Summer Time 1897  Pub.
Mother Told Me So 1897 Charles M Fischer (words)  amazon15.gif Pub.
On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away (w&m) 1897 Vernon Archibald (perf.)  Pub. audioextmp315.gif
Sailor's Grave by the Sea, A (w&m) 1897  Pub.
You're Going Far Away, Lad 1897  Pub.
Come Tell Me What's Your Answer, Yes or No 1898 Theodore F Morse (words)  Pub.
Every Night There's a Light 1898  Pub.
On the Shores of Havana, Far Away 1898 Andrew B. Sterling (words)
J.B. Maxwell (perf.)
Alfred L Simpson (perf.)
 Pub.
Our Country, May She Always Be Right, But Our Country, Right or Wrong 1898  Pub.
Path That Leads the Other Way, The 1898  Pub.
Perhaps You'll Regret Someday 1898 Theo F. Morse (words)
We Are Coming Cuba, Coming : 1898  Pub.
We Fight To-Morrow, Mother 1898  Pub.
You'se Just a Little Nigger, Still You'se Mine, All Mine 1898 Kitty Mitchell (perf.)
Benjamin H. Jefferson (perf.)
 Pub.
Your God Comes First, Your Country Next, Then Mother Dear 1898  Pub.
Come Home Dewey, We Won't Do a Thing to You 1899  Pub.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
I Wonder Where She Is To-Night? 1899 George B Alexander (words)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
In Good Old New York Town 1899
Sweet Savannah 1899 Jere Mahoney (perf.)  audioextmp315.gif
Bethlehem 1900  Pub.
Blue and the Gray, The 1900 Arr. by Benjamin M Jerome  amazon15.gif Pub.
Calling to Her Boy Just Once Again (w&m) 1900  Pub.
Give Us Just Another Lincoln 1900  Pub.
I Ain't Got No Happy Home to Leave 1900
I'd Still Believe You True 1900 Charles Kent (words)  Pub.
If You Love Your Baby Make Goo Goo Eyes 1900
Two Irish Eyes of Tender Blue 1900  Pub.
When the Moon Comes Up Behind the Hill 1900 Edgar Keller (words)  Pub.
Wrap Me in the Stars & Stripes 1900 Richard Jose (words)  Pub.
In the Great Somewhere 1901
Mr. Volunteer (w&m) 1901  Pub.
My Heart Still Clings to the Old First Love 1901 C S Crane (words)  Pub.
There's No North or South Today (w&m) 1901 R.J. Rose (perf.)  Pub.
Way Down in Old Indiana 1901
When the Birds Have Sung Themselves to Sleep 1901
In Dear Old Illinois 1902
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
When You Come Back They'll Wonder Who the -- You Are 1902 Alfred James Dewey (words)  wvicon.gif
Boys Are Coming Home Today, The (w&m) 1903  Pub.
Lincoln, Grant and Lee (w&m) 1903  Pub.
Voice of the Hudson, The 1903 Alfred James Dewey (words)  amazon15.gif Pub.
Where Are the Friends of Other Days? 1903
She Went to the City 1904  wvicon.gif
When I'm Away From You, Dear 1904 Richard Jose (words)  Pub.
After the Battles (w&m) 1905  wvicon.gif
Day That You Grew Colder, The 1905  Pub.
Evalyne 1905 George Primrose (words)  Pub.
Jim Judson 1905
My Gal Sal (w&m) 1905 Louise Dresser (perf.)  wvicon.gif
Niggah Loves His Possum (w&m) 1905 Carroll Johnson (perf.)  wvicon.gif
Town Where I Was Born, The 1905  amazon15.gif Pub.
Judgment Is at Hand, The 1906
Only a Stranger (w&m) 1987  wvicon.gif