Lewis F. Muir  (1884-1950)
Last updated: 14.12.21
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).

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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 Performer Comments
       
audio15.gif Bushel O' Kisses - Song, A Edward M. Favor Indestructible Record: 1236 at USCB
audio15.gif Bushel O' Kisses, A Edison Concert Band Edison Standard Record: 10308 at USCB
audio15.gif Camp Meeting Band Arthur Collins
Byron George Harlan
Edison Blue Amberol: 2268 at USCB
audio15.gif Hitchy Koo Arthur Collins
Byron George Harlan
at USCB
audio15.gif Mammy Jinny's Jubilee Arthur Collins
Byron George Harlan
at USCB
audio15.gif Play That Barber Shop Chord Ed Morton at USCB
audio15.gif Play That Barber Shop Chord Edward Meeker at USCB
audio15.gif Ragtime Cowboy Joe Bob Roberts at USCB
audio15.gif Take Me to That Swanee Shore Arthur Collins
Byron George Harlan
Edison's National Phonograph Company at USCB
audio15.gif Waiting For the Robert E. Lee - Song Arthur Collins ndestructible Record: 3275 at USCB
audio15.gif Waiting For the Robert E. Lee - Song Arthur Collins
Byron George Harlan
Edison Blue Amberol: 1897 at USCB
audio15.gif We've Got a Parrot in Our House Arthur Collins
Byron George Harlan
Edison Blue Amberol: 1938 at USCB
     Title Instruments Remarks
       
pdf15.gif Bushel O' Kisses, A Piano, Voice wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Buy a Bale of Cotton For Me (1914) Piano, Voice wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Camp Meeting Band Piano, Voice wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Chilly Billy Bee Rag (1910) Piano wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif He Wants Someone to Call Him Papa (1913) Piano wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif I Had a Gal, I Had a Pal Piano, Voice wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Mammy Jinny's Jubilee (1913) Piano, Voice wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Mootching Along (1914) Piano
pdf15.gif Play That Barber Shop Chord (1910) Piano, Voice wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Ragging the Baby to Sleep (1912) Piano, Voice wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Take Me to That Swanee Shore (1912) Piano, Voice wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Waiting For the Robert E. Lee - Song (1912) Piano, Voice wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif When My Marie Sings Chilly-Billy-Bee (1910) Piano, Voice wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif When Ragtime Rosie Ragged the Rosary Piano, Voice wvicon.gif
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 youtube15.jpg
Play That Fandango Rag 1909 E. Ray Goetz (words)  wvicon.gif
Chilly Billy Bee Rag 1910  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif youtube15.jpg youtube15.jpg
Oh You Bear Cat Rag 1910 Frederick Watson (co-author)
William Tracey (words)
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Play That Barber Shop Chord 1910 William Tracey (words)
B.A. Williams (perf.)
Ed Morton (perf.)
Edward Meeker (perf.)
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When My Marie Sings Chilly-Billy-Bee 1910 Eddie Moran (words)  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
Matrimony Rag, The 1911 Edgar Leslie (words)  wvicon.gif
Texas Tommy's dance 1911 Edgar Lewis (words)  wvicon.gif
When Ragtime Rosie Ragged the Rosary 1911 Edgar Leslie (words)  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
Buck Dance Bill 1912 Edgar Lewis (co-author)
Maurice Abrahams (co-author)
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Dancing Dan the Ragtime Battling Man 1912
Here Comes My Daddy, Now! 1912 Lewis F. Muir (words)
Charles S, Bartholom (perf.)
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Hitchy Koo 1912 Maurice Abrahams (co-author)
L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)
H. Lewis (perf.)
Arthur Collins (perf.)
Byron George Harlan (perf.)
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I Want to Go Home 1912 L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)  wvicon.gif
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.)
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Ragtime Cowboy Joe 1912 Maurice Abrahams (co-author)
Grant Clarke (words)
Bob Roberts (perf.)
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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.)
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Waiting For the Robert E. Lee 1912  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg 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.)
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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.)
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Heavy on the Catsup 1913  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg youtube15.jpg
How's Your Little Maltese Cat 1913 L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)  wvicon.gif
I've Been Through the Mill 1913 L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)  wvicon.gif
In the Heart of the Kentucky Hills 1913  wvicon.gif
Little Rag Baby Doll 1913 L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)  wvicon.gif
Mammy Jinny's Jubilee 1913 L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)
Emma Carus (perf.)
Beard (perf.)
Arthur Collins (perf.)
Byron George Harlan (perf.)
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Oh What a Night 1913  wvicon.gif
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.)
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By the Zuyder Zee 1914 Jack Wells (co-author)
Alfred Bryan (words)
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Camp Meeting Band 1914 Lewis F Muir (words)
E. Cantor (perf.)
Beatrice (perf.)
Arthur Collins (perf.)
Byron George Harlan (perf.)
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I Had a Gal, I Had a Pal 1914 L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)
Elizabeth M. Murray (perf.)
Carrie Reynolds (perf.)
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Mootching Along 1914  pdf15.gif
We've Been Married Just One Year (w&m) 1914 Daisy Taylor (perf.)
Jack Charman (perf.)
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Hicki Hoy 1915 Stanley Murphy (words)  wvicon.gif
If I Find Spanish Joe From Mexico Oh O-O-O Oh O-O-O! 1915
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
           
youtube15.jpg Chilly Billy Bee Rag 4:00 Ragtime Dorian Henry L.F. Muir 
youtube15.jpg Heavy on the Catsup 4:11 Ragtime Dorian Henry L.F. Muir 
youtube15.jpg Mexatexa 2:51 Ragtime Dorian Henry L.F. Muir 
youtube15.jpg Oh You Bear Cat Rag 3:37 Ragtime Dorian Henry L.F. Muir 
youtube15.jpg Play That Barber Shop Chord 2:56 Ragtime Dorian Henry L.F. Muir 
youtube15.jpg Waiting For the Robert E. Lee 4:09 Ragtime Dorian Henry L.F. Muir