Franklin Seals  (1880-1915)
Last updated: 09.10.23
According to the Internet source given below, H. Franklin "Baby" Seals was an American vaudeville performer, songwriter and pianist born in Mobile, Alabama.
IHe is remembered for his Baby Seals' Blues (1912), published by Seals & Fisher, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, which was one of the first published blues compositions, predating William C. Handy's The Memphis Blues by several months.
He died in Anniston, Alabama,
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 2 works by Franklin Seals (1880-1915). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Baby Seals Blues (w&m) 1912 arr. Artie Matthews  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Well, If I Do, Don't You Let It Get Out (w&m) 1912 arr. Artie Matthews
     Composer Title Performer
youtube15.jpg F. Seals Baby Seals Blues (0:00) Ragtime Dorian Henry