Clarence Gaskill  (1892-1947)
Last updated: 07.03.23
According to the Internet source given below, Clarence Gaskill was an American composer and lyricist active during the 1920s to early 1930s. His most well-known songs include, Doo-Wacka-Doo (1921) published by Leo Feist, New York, USA, I Can't Believe That You're in Love with Me (1927), and Prisoner of Love (1932)..
Of ragtime interest is Uncle Sammy at the Piano (1923) published by Jack Mills Inc., New York, USA.
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  Title Instruments/Issue Performers
  MP3 File(s)    
audioextmp315.gif As You Were When I First Met You Edison Blue Amberol: 4055 Lewis James
Charles Hart
audioextmp315.gif I'm Wild About Horns on Automobiles Edison Blue Amberol: 5648 J. Kaufman
audioextmp315.gif I've Got the Blues For My Kentucky Home Edison Blue Amberol: 4219 Premier Quartet
audioextmp315.gif Way Down in Cotton Town Indestructible Record: 1370 W.V. Brunt
Fred Hillebrand
  Midi File(s)   Sequencer(s)
audiomidi15.gif Mister Whitney's Little Jitney Bus (1915) Midi James Pitt-Payne
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Folk Music CDs:
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Ragtime Music CDs:
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     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
pdf15.gif Uncle Sammy at the Piano (1923) C. Gaskill (music)
C. Gaskill (perf.)
Piano IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Waltzing the Blues (1922) C. Gaskill (words & music)
Alice Maison (perf.)
Billy Reardon (perf.)
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 35 works by Clarence Gaskill (1892-1947). 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
Way Down in Cotton Town 1910 W.V. Brunt (perf.)
Fred Hillebrand (perf.)
Back to the Factory, Mary 1912 Jack Daly (perf.)  wvicon.gif
I'm the Guy 1912  wvicon.gif
Look at Me I'm the Guy 1912 Charles Shisler (co-author)
Clarence Gaskill (words)
Charles Shisler (words)
Geo. E. Reed (perf.)
Three Cheers: Base-Ball Is a Grand Old Game 1912 Billy Parker (words)
All I Want Is a Beautiful Girl 1913 Gustav Benkhart (words)
Al Dubin (words)
Caterpillar Crawl, The 1913  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
When I Get Married To-Day 1913  Pub.
Mister Whitney's Little Jitney Bus 1915 A. Seymour Brown (words)  audiomidi15.gif
Little Colleen 1917 Alfred Dubin (words)
C.C. Olcott (perf.)
That's a Mother's Liberty Loan 1917 Mayo & Tally (words)
As You Were When I First Met You (w&m) 1918 Lewis James (perf.)
Charles Hart (perf.)
Gladys Leslie (perf.)
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I Thank You Mr. Hoover 1918
I've Got the Blues For My Kentucky Home (w&m) 1920 Premier Quartet (perf.)
Nelson & Cronin (perf.)
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I've Got the Red, White and Blues (w&m) 1921  Pub.
Kentucky Blues (w&m) 1921 Nelson & Cronin (perf.)  Pub.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Waltzing the Blues (w&m) 1922 Alice Maison (perf.)
Billy Reardon (perf.)
Happy and Go - Lucky in My Old Kentucky Home 1923
Uncle Sammy at the Piano 1923 Clarence Gaskill (perf.)  wvicon.gif
Doo Wacka Doo 1924 Will Donaldson (co-author)
George Horther (words)
Alice May Howard (perf.)
Sophia Bennett (perf.)
Singer Sisters (perf.)
Dove of Love 1924  youtube15.jpg
Nobody's Business 1925 Irving Mills (words)  Pub.
I Can't Believe That You're in Love With Me 1926 Jimmy McHugh (co-author)
Winnie Lightner (perf.)
Evelyn Hoey (perf.)
I Don't Mind Being All Alone 1926 Jimmy McHugh (co-author)
Irving Mills (co-author)
I Love to Dunk a Hunk of Sponge Cake (w&m) 1928 Ernest Hare (perf.)  wvicon.gif
I'm Wild About Horns on Automobiles 1928 Jack Kaufman (perf.)  audioextmp315.gif
Eddie Cantor's Automobile Horn Song 1929 Charles Tobias (co-author)
Bennett and Carlton. (co-author)
E. Cantor (perf.)
Baby Lindy 1930 Irving Mills (words)
Check! and Double Check! (w&m) 1930 Tom Neely (co-author)
Harry Blythe (co-author)
Mug Song, The (w&m) 1930 Clarence Gaskill (words)  wvicon.gif
Another Perfect Day Has Passed Away (w&m) 1933 Ethel Shutta (perf.)
Arr. by Haia Kaa & R. H Noeltner
Shepherd of the Air (w&m) 1933  wvicon.gif
Title Year Attribution Remarks
All Aboard For Santa Claus (w&m) 1939  wvicon.gif
President Harry S. Truman March 1945  wvicon.gif
Somewhere in Dixie Land n.d. Bubin (words)
Shisler (words)
     Title Duration Performer
youtube15.jpg The Caterpillar Crawl 1:51 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Dove of Love 2:48 Ragtime Dorian Henry