Clarence H. St. John 
Last updated: 27.04.22
Clarence H. St. John is another of those little known ragtime composers. He was presumably American and is best known for his Cole Smoak (1906) which was published by Scott Joplin's principal publisher, John Stark of Missouri.

url15.gif Clarence H. St. John Biography and list of works by "Perfessor" Bill Edwards  
  Title Instruments Performers
  DBE MP3 Sample    
audiodbemp315.gif Cole Smoak (1906) A/T/T/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
audiodbemp315.gif Collars and Cuffs (1907) A/T/T/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
audiodbemp315.gif Meddlesome (1908) A/T/T/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
  Midi File(s)   Sequencer(s)
audiomidi15.gif Cole Smoak (1906) Midi Colin McDonald
audiomidi15.gif Collars and Cuffs (1907) Midi James Pitt-Payne
audiomidi15.gif Meddlesome (1908) Midi James Pitt-Payne
     Performer CD Title Supplier
Jazz Music CDs:
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Ragtime Music CDs:
cd15.gif Various Artists The Traditional Jazz Ragtime Collection flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15it.gif
cd15.gif Brent Watkins The Heroes of Parlor Town - Volume 2 CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15de.gif flag15es.gif
Item Title Available €     £     $     Other
DBE440 Cole Smoak (1906) - Rag
A/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3¾ mins.
1-2 days
DBE1292 Collars and Cuffs (1907) - Rag Two Step
A/T/T/B/GB(B), approx.3¾ mins.
print-on-demand €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
DBE1293 Meddlesome (1908) - Rag
A/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3 mins.
print-on-demand €9.00 £7.50 $11.75  
     Title Instruments Remarks
sm15.gif Cole Smoak (1906) A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifpdf15.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Collars and Cuffs (1907) A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Meddlesome (1908) A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
pdf15.gif Cole Smoak (1906) C.H. St. John (music) Piano IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Collars and Cuffs (1907) C.H. St. John (music) Piano IMSLP Pub.
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 5 works by Clarence H. St. John. 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
Cole Smoak 1906  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg audiomidi15.gif
Collars and Cuffs 1907  Pub. youtube15.jpg audiomidi15.gif
Meddlesome 1908  Pub. youtube15.jpg audiomidi15.gif
And the Song Came Back (w&m) 1922  Pub.
Verona ?  wvicon.gif
     Title Duration Performer
youtube15.jpg Cole Smoak 3:22 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Collars and Cuffs 3:23 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Collars and Cuffs 3:27 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Meddlesome 2:49 Ragtime Dorian Henry