Malvin Franklin 
Last updated: 27.04.22
Malvin Franklin was a New York orchestra leader and Tin Pan Alley composer of popular music. Today he is probably best known for his first published work, Hot Chocolate Rag which he co-authored with Arthur Lange in 1908. In addition to comic songs he wrote a number of rags including Magpie Rag (1908), The Wriggley Rag (1913) and Miserable Rag (1915).


Websites:
url15.gif Malvin Franklin Biography and list of works by "Perfessor" Bill Edwards  
Malvin Franklin  has at least 8 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.
Curiosity
Music by: Malvin Franklin.
Words by: Jeff T. Branen
Publisher: Will Rossiter
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Printed: 1909. Sheet Music 3 pages.
Favorite Moving Picture Music Folio 1. (Vol.II) Arr. For Piano By C. K. Hicks
Music by: Malvin Franklin.
Publisher: The Knickerbocker Music Co.
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Printed: 1914. Sheet Music.
b0000cvy7n_m.jpgHot Chocolate Rag
Music by: Malvin Franklin.
Co-Author: A. Lange
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
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Printed: 1908. Sheet Music 5 pages.
Magpie Rag
Music by: Malvin Franklin.
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
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  Printed: 1908. Sheet Music 5 pages.
Midnight Whirl, The
Music by: Malvin Franklin.
Publisher: Trebuhs Publishing Company
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Printed: 1909. Sheet Music.
Modern Dances Society's Latest Dance Folio
Music by: Malvin Franklin.
Publisher: The Knickerbocker Music Co.
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Printed: 1914. Sheet Music.
Strolling Through Maiden Lane
Music by: Malvin Franklin.
Words by: Jeff T. Branen
Publisher: Jeff T. Branen
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Printed: 1909. Sheet Music 5 pages.
You're Getting Better Looking Every Day
Music by: Malvin Franklin.
Words by: Addison Burkhardt
Publisher: Trebuhs Publishing Company
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  Printed: 1909. Sheet Music.
  Title Instruments/Issue Performers
       
  DBE MP3 Sample    
audiodbemp315.gif Hot Chocolate (1908) A(T)/T/T/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
audiodbemp315.gif Hot Chocolate (1908) T/T/B Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
audiodbemp315.gif Lobster Glide (1909), The T/T/T/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
audiodbemp315.gif Society's Pet (1914) T/T/T+B/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
  MP3 File(s)    
audioextmp315.gif Hesitate Me Around, Bill Edison Blue Amberol: 2334 Arthur Collins
Byron George Harlan
audioextmp315.gif I Was Born in Michigan American Quartet
  Midi File(s)   Sequencer(s)
audiomidi15.gif Hot Chocolate (1908) Midi Sakae Watanabe
audiomidi15.gif Lobster Glide (1909), The Midi Sakae Watanabe
     Performer CD Title Supplier
       
Ragtime Music CDs:
cd15.gif Meg Graf Eatin' Time -- A Ragtime Feast CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif David A. Jasen Rompin' Stompin' Ragtime flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Bill Edwards Syncopated Safari
cd15.gif Bill Edwards Whipped Cream Rag
Item Title Available €     £     $     Other
             
DBE518 Hot Chocolate (1908) - Rag
A(T)/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3 mins.
1-2 days
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DBE518C Hot Chocolate (1908) - Rag
T/T/B, approx. 3 mins.
1-2 days
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DBE519 The Lobster Glide (1909)
T/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 2¼ mins.
1-2 days
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DBE520 Society's Pet (1914) - Half and Half
T/T/T+B/B/GB(B), approx. 2¼ mins.
1-2 days
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     Title Instruments Remarks
       
sm15.gif Hot Chocolate (1908) A(T)/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Hot Chocolate (1908) T/T/B dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Lobster Glide (1909), The T/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Society's Pet (1914) T/T/T+B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
           
pdf15.gif Elephant Rag (1913) M. Franklin (music) Piano Ragtime Piano
pdf15.gif Lobster Glide (1909), The M. Franklin (music) Piano Ragtime Piano
pdf15.gif Michigan (1921) M. Franklin (music)
A. Gerber (words)
Howard Bros (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP
pdf15.gif Miserable Rag (1915) M. Franklin (music) Piano IMSLP
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 33 works by Malvin Franklin. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER pdf15.gif
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Hot Chocolate 1908 A. Lange (co-author)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg audiomidi15.gif
Magpie Rag 1908  amazon15.gif Pub.
Curiosity 1909 Jeff T. Branen (words)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Lobster Glide, The 1909  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg audiomidi15.gif
Midnight Whirl, The 1909  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Strolling Through Maiden Lane 1909 Jeff T. Branen (words)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
You're Getting Better Looking Every Day 1909 Addison Burkhardt (words)
Adeline Genée (perf.)
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Osculation Bombashay, The 1910
Every Time You Do It in a Country Town 1912 Ned Moray (words)  wvicon.gif
Love Me Like You Used to Love a Sugar Lump 1912 Ned Moray (words)  Pub.
Elephant Rag 1913  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
In My Garden of Eden For Two 1913  wvicon.gif
Oui, Oui, Marie, Oui, Oui 1913 L. Brown (words)  Pub.
Ragtime Yodling Man, The 1913
Favorite Moving Picture Music Folio 1. (Vol.II) 1914  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Foxy Fox Trot 1914  youtube15.jpg
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Hesitate Me Around, Bill 1914 William Jerome (words)
Arthur Collins (perf.)
Byron George Harlan (perf.)
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Modern Dances 1914  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Society's Pet 1914  Pub.
Miserable Rag 1915  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Mosha From Nova Scotia 1915 L.W. Gilbert (words)
Tilford (perf.)
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Sunny Riviera Bay 1915
Pollyanna 1916 Patricia Collinge (perf.)
It's a Peach 1917
When the Animals Are Gone 1917 Thomas J Gray (words)  Pub.
Ragtime Mose's Oldtime Bomboshay 1918 Van and Schenck (words)  wvicon.gif
Influenza Blues 1919
Will O' Wisp 1919  wvicon.gif
My Easy Ridin' Man 1920
My New Kentucky Home 1920
I Was Born in Michigan 1921 Alex Gerber (words)
American Quartet (perf.)
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Michigan 1921 Alex Gerber (words)
Howard Bros (perf.)
 Pub.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
When the Lights Go Down in Chinatown 1922 Alex Gerber (words)  wvicon.gif
     Title Duration Performer
       
youtube15.jpg Elephant Rag 2:20 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Foxy Fox Trot 2:26 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Hot Chocolate 2:23 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg The Lobster Glide 1:34 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Miserable Rag 2:04 Ragtime Dorian Henry