Melville J. Gideon  (1884-1933)
Last updated: 01.11.21
According to the Internet source given below, Melville J. Gideon was an American composer, lyricist and performer of ragtime music, composing many themes for hit Broadway musicals. He was also a director, producer and performer.
Of ragtime interest is Ragtime Land (1909) published by Maurice Shapiro Music Publisher, New York, USA.
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Ragtime Music CDs:
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Melville J. Gideon
     Title Attribution Remarks
url15.gif I'm Tickled to Death I'm Single Melville J. Gideon (music)
Clifford Seyler (words)
M.J. Gideon (perf.)
     Title Performer Comments
audio15.gif Yankiana Rag American Symphony Orchestra Edison Standard Record: 10168 at USCB
     Title Instruments Remarks
pdf15.gif I Give You All You Ask Piano, Voice wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Meanderin' Piano, Voice wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Yankiana-Rag (1906) Piano
This list is arranged by composer and contains 1 song sung by Melville Gideon who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located.
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
sm15.gif I'm Tickled to Death I'm Single (1923) Melville J. Gideon Clifford Seyler (words)
M.J. Gideon (perf.)
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 63 works by Melville J. Gideon (1884-1933). 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
Yankiana-Rag 1906 American Symphony Orchestra (perf.)  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif audio15.gif
And Other Things 1908
Gee! Ain't I Glad I'm Single! 1908 Edgar Selden (words)
Charles J. Ross (perf.)
Have You Seen My Puss Cat? 1908 Edgar Selden (words)  wvicon.gif
It's Never Late Till Morning and It's Early After That 1908
Oh! That Yankiana Rag 1908 E. Ray Goetz (words)
Anna Held (perf.)
Oh, You Kid! 1908 Edgar Selden (words)  wvicon.gif
Single Day 1908 Sydney Rosenfeld (words)
Lulu Glaser (perf.)
Take Me 'Round in a Taxi Cab 1908
Take Plenty of Shoes 1908 Will D. Cobb (words)
M. Cahill (perf.)
As the Years Roll On 1909
Bambooland 1909
Billiken Man, The 1909 E. Ray Goetz (words)
Blanche Ring (perf.)
Boulevard Glide, The 1909 E. Ray Goetz (words)
Jefferson De Angelis (perf.)
Cutey 1909
Dance Coquette 1909 Edgar Leslie (words)  wvicon.gif
Title Year Attribution Remarks
In That Old College Town 1909 E. Ray Goetz (words)  wvicon.gif
Lovelight 1909 Edgar Selden (words)
Bessie Wynn (perf.)
Loving Ways 1909
My Little Yiddisha Queen 1909 Edgar Selden (words)  wvicon.gif
Puddin' Face 1909
Ragtime Land 1909 E.R. Goetz (words)  wvicon.gif
Under a Picture Hat 1909
Baby Face 1910
I'd Like to Spend a Honeymoon With You 1910 Edward L. Nelson (words)  wvicon.gif
Lovers Lane 1910
My Mamie Rose 1910
Rahnee 1910  wvicon.gif
When Rosalie Sings 'Ciribiribi' 1910 E. Ray Goetz (words)  wvicon.gif
Cupid's Lane 1911 Louis A Hirsch (words)
I Give You All You Ask 1911 Edgar Selden (words)
Arthur Aldridge (perf.)
Edgar Selden (perf.)
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I Love You Better Than Anyone Ever Loved Anyone Else Before 1911
Title Year Attribution Remarks
I Met You in Pittsburg 1911 Louis A Hirsch (words)
I've Never Had a Sweetheart 1911 Hough (words)
Adams (words)
Mammy's Shufflin' Dance 1911 L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)
Alma Youlin (perf.)
Mazuma Plant 1911
My Honolulu Honey Lou 1911 Hough (words)
Adams (words)
Rag Pipe Bag Pipe Band 1911
Texas Prance 1911
Tony Caponi 1911 Louis A Hirsch (words)
Two to Duluth 1911 Hough (words)
Adams (words)
Way Down on Sunny Tampa Bay 1911
What Is Life Without You, Dear 1911
When I Kissed Your Tears Away 1911 Beth Slater Whitson (words)  wvicon.gif
When I'm Far Away 1911
Carmia 1912
I'll Follow You 1912
On the Levee Before the War 1912 Harold Atteridge (words)
M. Irwin (perf.)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Somebody's Happy To-Night 1912 Frank Bernard (words)  wvicon.gif
Arizona 1916 James Heard (words)  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg youtube15.jpg
Girl in the Uniform, The 1917 Leslie Stiles (words)
Florence Smithson (perf.)
Arthur Collins (perf.)
Honeymoon Hotel 1917 Leslie Stiles (words)
Florence Smithson (perf.)
Madge Titheradge (perf.)
In My Kitchen Garden 1917 James Heard (words)
Florence Smithson (perf.)
Arthur Collins (perf.)
Alone With You 1918 Cole Porter (words)
Shimmy Jazz, The 1919  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg youtube15.jpg
There's a Girl in Chateau Thierry 1919 E. Ray Goetz (words)  wvicon.gif
Faust on Toast 1920 Willie Redstone (words)
I Never Realized 1921 Cole Porter (words)  wvicon.gif
M'yes! M'no! 1921  wvicon.gif
Burnt Sugar 1922
Meanderin' (w&m) 1922 Laddie Cliff (words)  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
I'm Tickled to Death I'm Single 1923 Clifford Seyler (words)
M.J. Gideon (perf.)
Ragtime Table D'hote ?
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
youtube15.jpg Arizona 2:14 Ragtime Dorian Henry M.J. Gideon 
youtube15.jpg The Shimmy Jazz 1:51 Ragtime Dorian Henry M.J. Gideon