Lewis F. Muir  (1884-1950)
Last updated: 27.04.22
Lewis Muir was a pianist and composer of popular music with a number of ragtime titles. He is said to have performed in St Louis (1904), New York (1910) as well as in London. His Waiting for the Robert E. Lee (1912), of which there are both vocal and instrumental versions, is much recorded. Also of particular ragtime interest is his Chilly Billy Bee Rag (1910).

  Title Instruments/Issue Performers
       
  MP3 File(s)    
audioextmp315.gif Bushel O' Kisses - Song, A Indestructible Record: 1236 Edward M. Favor
audioextmp315.gif Bushel O' Kisses, A Edison Standard Record: 10308 Edison Concert Band
audioextmp315.gif Camp Meeting Band Edison Blue Amberol: 2268 Arthur Collins
Byron George Harlan
audioextmp315.gif Hitchy Koo Arthur Collins
Byron George Harlan
audioextmp315.gif Mammy Jinny's Jubilee Arthur Collins
Byron George Harlan
audioextmp315.gif Play That Barber Shop Chord Ed Morton
audioextmp315.gif Play That Barber Shop Chord Edward Meeker
audioextmp315.gif Ragtime Cowboy Joe Bob Roberts
audioextmp315.gif Take Me to That Swanee Shore Edison's National Phonograph Company Arthur Collins
Byron George Harlan
audioextmp315.gif Waiting For the Robert E. Lee - Song ndestructible Record: 3275 Arthur Collins
audioextmp315.gif Waiting For the Robert E. Lee - Song Edison Blue Amberol: 1897 Arthur Collins
Byron George Harlan
audioextmp315.gif We've Got a Parrot in Our House Edison Blue Amberol: 1938 Arthur Collins
Byron George Harlan
  Midi File(s)   Sequencer(s)
audiomidi15.gif Chilly Billy Bee Rag (1910) Midi James Pitt-Payne
audiomidi15.gif Here Comes My Daddy, Now! (1912) Midi James Pitt-Payne
audiomidi15.gif I Had a Gal, I Had a Pal (1914) Midi James Pitt-Payne
audiomidi15.gif  Little Rag Baby Doll (1913) Midi James Pitt-Payne
     Performer CD Title Supplier
       
Folk Music CDs:
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Jazz Music CDs:
cd15.gif Turk Murphy Turk Murphy's Jazz Band Favorites CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
Ragtime Music CDs:
cd15.gif Various Artists From Ragtime to Jazz Vol. 4: 1896-1922 CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Various Artists Player Piano Memories CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif
cd15.gif Various Artists Spirit of Ragtime flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Claude Bolling Original Ragtime CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
cd15.gif Claude Bolling Original Ragtime/Original Boogie Woogie/Original Piano Blues CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Robert R. Darch Reunion in Ragtime flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
cd15.gif Elite Syncopators Ragtime Special flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Big Tiny Little Best of Honky Tonky Piano Vol. 1 flag15us.gif
cd15.gif  Paragon Ragtime Orchestra Knockout Drops CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Heidelberg Quintet Floating Down the River flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Eubie Blake Golden Reunion in Ragtime flag15us.gif
cd15.gif Eubie Blake That's Ragtime! flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Richard Zimmerman Ragtime Favorites - Richard Zimmerman flag15us.gif
cd15.gif St. Louis Ragtimers The St. Louis Ragtimers: Volume 1 flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif St. Louis Ragtimers The St. Louis Ragtimers: Volume 2 flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif St. Louis Ragtimers The St. Louis Ragtimers: Volume 4 flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Terry Waldo Kinky and Sweet flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Sue Keller Kellerized flag15us.gif flag15de.gif
cd15.gif Jo Ann Castle The Best of Jo Ann Castle CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif  Jo Ann Castle Jo Anne Castle - 22 Greatest Ragtime Hits: Vol. 2 CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Knuckles O'Toole Knuckles O'Toole: Plays The Greatest All-Time Ragtime Hits flag15us.gif
cd15.gif Johnny Maddox Back Home in Tennessee CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Johnny Maddox Cowboys & Indians CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Bill Edwards Perfessor Bill Sings Volume 1
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif Waiting For the Robert E. Lee - Song Lewis F. Muir (music)
L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)
Fanny Brice (perf.)
 
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
           
pdf15.gif Bushel O' Kisses - Song, A L.F. Muir (music)
Matt Connes (coauth.)
A.B. Sterling (words)
Piano, Voice Kirk
pdf15.gif Buy a Bale of Cotton For Me (1914) L.F. Muir (music)
L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)
Carrie Reynolds (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP
pdf15.gif Camp Meeting Band L.F. Muir (music)
L.F. Muir (words)
Beatrice (perf.)
Piano, Voice Greer Pub.
pdf15.gif Chilly Billy Bee Rag (1910) L.F. Muir (music) Piano IMSLP
pdf15.gif He Wants Someone to Call Him Papa (1913) L.F. Muir (music)
Bessie Wynn (perf.)
The Cornells (perf.)
Piano IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif I Had a Gal, I Had a Pal L.F. Muir (music)
L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)
Elisabeth M. Murray (perf.)
Piano, Voice Kirk Pub.
pdf15.gif Mammy Jinny's Jubilee (1913) L.F. Muir (music)
L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)
Emma Carus (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Mootching Along (1914) L.F. Muir (music) Piano IMSLP
pdf15.gif Play That Barber Shop Chord (1910) L.F. Muir (music)
W. Tracey (words)
B.A. Williams (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Ragging the Baby to Sleep (1912) L.F. Muir (music)
L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)
Frank Elling (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Take Me to That Swanee Shore (1912) L.F. Muir (music)
L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Waiting For the Robert E. Lee - Song (1912) L.F. Muir (music)
L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)
A. Jolson (perf.)
Robert Golden (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif  When My Marie Sings Chilly-Billy-Bee (1910) L.F. Muir (music)
Eddie Moran (words)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif When Ragtime Rosie Ragged the Rosary L.F. Muir (music)
E. Leslie (words)
Piano, Voice Kirk Pub.
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 42 works by Lewis F. Muir (1884-1950). 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
       
Bushel O' Kisses - Song, A 1909 Matt Connes (co-author)
Andrew B. Sterling (words)
Edward M. Favor (perf.)
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Bushel O' Kisses, A 1909 Matt Connes (co-author)
Edison Concert Band (perf.)
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Mexatexa 1909  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Play That Fandango Rag 1909 E. Ray Goetz (words)  Pub.
Chilly Billy Bee Rag 1910  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg audiomidi15.gif
Oh You Bear Cat Rag 1910 Frederick Watson (co-author)
William Tracey (words)
 Pub.
Play That Barber Shop Chord 1910 William Tracey (words)
B.A. Williams (perf.)
Ed Morton (perf.)
Edward Meeker (perf.)
 Pub. youtube15.jpg audioextmp315.gif
When My Marie Sings Chilly-Billy-Bee 1910 Eddie Moran (words)  Pub.
Matrimony Rag, The 1911 Edgar Leslie (words)  wvicon.gif
Texas Tommy's dance 1911 Edgar Lewis (words)  Pub.
When Ragtime Rosie Ragged the Rosary 1911 Edgar Leslie (words)  Pub.
Buck Dance Bill 1912 Edgar Lewis (co-author)
Maurice Abrahams (co-author)
 Pub.
Dancing Dan the Ragtime Battling Man 1912
Here Comes My Daddy, Now! 1912 Lewis F. Muir (words)
Charles S, Bartholom (perf.)
 Pub. audiomidi15.gif
Hitchy Koo 1912 Maurice Abrahams (co-author)
L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)
H. Lewis (perf.)
Arthur Collins (perf.)
Byron George Harlan (perf.)
 Pub. audioextmp315.gif
I Want to Go Home 1912 L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)  Pub.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Let's Go To Savanah G. A. (w&m) 1912 L. Wolfe Gibert (co-author)
Maurice Abrahams (co-author)
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Oh, That Strain 1912 Cila Le Vay (perf.)
Ragging the Baby to Sleep 1912 L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)
Frank Elling (perf.)
 Pub.
Ragtime Cowboy Joe 1912 Maurice Abrahams (co-author)
Grant Clarke (words)
Bob Roberts (perf.)
 Pub. audioextmp315.gif
Take Me to That Swanee Shore 1912 L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)
A. Jolson (perf.)
George Austin Moore (perf.)
Gertrude Hoffman (perf.)
Arthur Collins (perf.)
Byron George Harlan (perf.)
 Pub. audioextmp315.gif
Waiting For the Robert E. Lee 1912  Pub. youtube15.jpg
Waiting For the Robert E. Lee - Song 1912 L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)
A. Jolson (perf.)
Robert Golden (perf.)
Fanny Brice (perf.)
Judy Garland (perf.)
Arthur Collins (perf.)
Byron George Harlan (perf.)
 Pub. audioextmp315.gif
At the Yiddish Cabaret 1913 L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)
A. Jolson (perf.)
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He Wants Someone to Call Him Papa 1913 Bessie Wynn (perf.)
The Cornells (perf.)
 Pub.
Heavy on the Catsup 1913  Pub. youtube15.jpg
How's Your Little Maltese Cat 1913 L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)  Pub.
I've Been Through the Mill 1913 L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)  Pub.
In the Heart of the Kentucky Hills 1913  Pub.
Little Rag Baby Doll 1913 L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)  Pub. audiomidi15.gif
Mammy Jinny's Jubilee 1913 L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)
Emma Carus (perf.)
Beard (perf.)
Arthur Collins (perf.)
Byron George Harlan (perf.)
 Pub. audioextmp315.gif
Oh What a Night 1913  Pub.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
We've Got a Parrot in Our House 1913 Arthur Collins (perf.)
Byron George Harlan (perf.)
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You Did, You Know You Did 1913 L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)
Floryane (perf.)
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Buy a Bale of Cotton For Me 1914 L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)
Carrie Reynolds (perf.)
Will Oakland (perf.)
 Pub.
By the Zuyder Zee 1914 Jack Wells (co-author)
Alfred Bryan (words)
 Pub.
Camp Meeting Band 1914 Lewis F Muir (words)
E. Cantor (perf.)
Beatrice (perf.)
Arthur Collins (perf.)
Byron George Harlan (perf.)
 Pub. audioextmp315.gif
I Had a Gal, I Had a Pal 1914 L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)
Elizabeth M. Murray (perf.)
Carrie Reynolds (perf.)
 Pub. audiomidi15.gif
Mootching Along 1914
We've Been Married Just One Year (w&m) 1914 Daisy Taylor (perf.)
Jack Charman (perf.)
 Pub.
Hicki Hoy 1915 Stanley Murphy (words)  Pub.
If I Find Spanish Joe From Mexico Oh O-O-O Oh O-O-O! 1915
     Title Duration Performer
       
youtube15.jpg Chilly Billy Bee Rag 4:00 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Heavy on the Catsup 4:11 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Mexatexa 2:51 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Oh You Bear Cat Rag 3:37 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Play That Barber Shop Chord 2:56 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Waiting For the Robert E. Lee 4:09 Ragtime Dorian Henry