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Rivers Project Music Collection

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Song Title

Composer

Date

Place of Pub.

Publisher

Notes

Another Mississippi River Song

La Fond, Gene

1983

pg. 46-47

Big Human River

Miller, James I.

1983

pg. 12

By the Bend of the River

Edwards, Clara

1927

New York, NY

Schirmer

Pub. No. 33500

By Thy Rivers Gently Flowing, Illinois

Johnson, Archibald and
Charles H. Chamberlin

1966

Illinois

Otto Kerner

official state song of Illinois

Circlet of Brilliants: Rippling Waves.

Millward, G.

Boston, MA

W.A. Evans & Bro.

Cottage by the River

Dulfuss, Gustavus

1881

St. Louis, MO

J.L. Peters

Cry Me a River

Hamilton, Arthur

1953

New York, NY

Saunders

Pub. No. S106-2

Daisies from the Island

Wagner, Pop

1981

pg.45

Dat Fas'natin' Rivah Gal!

Byars, Mary Warner

1940

Boston, MA

R.F.Wood Music

De Boatman Dance

Emmett, Daniel Decatur

1882

Boston, MA

Oliver Ditson & Co.

Copy from "A Treasury of Mississippi River Folklore"
pg. 566-567

Deep, Deep Sea

Gabriel, Chas H.

St. Louis, MO

Wm. Barr Dry Goods Co.

Down by the River

Rodgers, Richard

1935

New York, NY

Famous Music Co.

Down the River

Mason, A.W.

1916

Indianapolis, IN

Indiana Historical Commission

Copy from "A Treasury of Mississippi River Folklore"
pg. 564-565

Down the River We Swiftly Glide

Kneass, Nelson

1865

St. Louis, MO

J.L. Peters

Pub. No. 3987

Drifting Melody

Connell, Grant

1944

Philadelphia, PA

Theodore Presser Co.

East Saint Louis

Handy, W.C.

1937

New York, NY

Handy Brothers Music Co.

Floating Down the River

White, James

1913

Chicago, IL

Will Rossiter

Flow on Thou Shining River

Stevenson, John Sir

Baltimore, MD

John Cole

Pub. No. 183

Fun on the Levee

Washburn, R.E.

1895

St. Louis, MO

Thiebes-Stierlin Music

Gliding Down the Waters of
the Old Mississippi

Rosenkrans, Geo

1905

Chicago, IL

L.S.Norris Co.

Green River

Van & Schenck

1920

Chicago, IL

Schoenhofen Co.

Missing pages

Hello Swanee Hello

Coslow, Sam and Addy Britt

1926

New York

Henry Waterson Inc.

High Water Blues

Conner, Daryl Sinclair.,
& Clarke Tate

1927

Augusta, AK

Conner Publishing Co.

Illinois

Chamberlin, C.H.

1894

Illinois

Clayton F. Summy Co.

I Love the River

1983

Onalaska, WI

Sung to the tune of
"I Love the Mountains"
pg.70

The Land is Your Mother:
( La Tierra es tu Madre)

Westerman, Floyd

1983

Red Crow Productions

pg.44

Lazy River

Carmicheal, Hoagy;
Sidney Arodin

1931

New York, NY

Peer International Co.

Lost on the Steamer "Stonewall"

Brown, G.W.

St. Louis, MO

Balmer & Weber

Pub. No. 206

Mississippi

Williams, Curley.,
& Billy Simmons

1950

Nashville, TN

Acuff-Rose Publications

Mississippi: A Tone Journey

Grofe, Ferdie

1926

New York, NY

Leo Feist, Inc.

Pub. No. 5864-13

Miss the Mississippi and You

Lyric only

Mississippi Cradle

Olman, Abe

1921

Chicago, IL

Forster Music Pub.

Mississippi Dream Boat

Fain, Sammy

1943

New York, NY

Leo Feist, Inc.

Pub. No. 7426-3

Mississippi Flood Song

Hoover, Joe

1927

New York, NY

Max Kortlander Music Co.

Mississippi Flood Song

Westcott, Sarah A.

1927

New York, NY

Ager, Yellen, & Bornstein Inc.

Mississippi Lullaby

Richard, Hector

1940

Buck Enlow

Mississippi Moon

Brown, G.W.

1983

pg.77

Mississippi River

Starner, Fred

1980

pg.74

Mississippi River Rage

Sisson, Kenn

1941

New York, NY

Cason Music Co.

Mississippi River Scenes:
Suite for the Piano

Kern, Carl

1917

Philadelphia, PA

Theodor Presser Co.

Mississippi Rose

Quasha, Sol

1960

New York, NY

LaSalle publishers

Pub. No. 52

Mississippi Shanty

Wesley, Les

1934

Chicago, IL

T.S. Denison & Co.

Mississippi Shore

Sizemore, Arthur;
Egbert Van Alstyne

1919

Chicago, IL

Van Alstyne and Curtis

Mississippi Sounding Call

Haufrect, Herbert

1943

Copy from " A Treasury of
Mississippi River Folklore"
pg. 572-573

Mississippi Valley Sanitary
Fair Grand March

Van Berg, T.

1864

St.Louis, MO

Endres & Co.

Pub. No. 372-4

Mississippi Waltz

Rau, Jerry

1982

pg.38

Mississippi Waltzes

Bricher, Thomas

1847

Boston, MA

Oliver Ditson & Co.

Pub. No. 1463

Mississippi Woodman's Wife

Macaulay, Stewart

1853

Boston, MA

Oliver Ditson & Co.

Moonlight on the Colorado

King, Robert A. and Billy Moll

1903

New York, NY

Shapiro, Bernstein and Co. Inc.

Moonlight on the Mississippi

Le Boy, Grace

1913

New York, NY

Jerome H. Remick

Moonlight on the Mississippi

Drumheller, Charles

1921

St.Louis, MO

Shattingers Music

Pub. No. 22-4

Moonlight on the Mississippi

Becker, Lucien

1891

Kunkel Brothers

Pub. No. 1373-5

Moon River

Mancini, Henry

1961

New York, NY

Famous Music Co.

Pub. No. 4820MSMX

Muddy Water

De Rose, Peter;
Harry Richman

1926

New York, NY

Broadway Music

Music on the Water:
A Moonlight Reverie

Wyman, A.P.

1882

Boston, MA

Oliver Ditson & Co.

Pub. No. 9791-11

My Ohio Home

Donaldson, Walter and
Gus Kahn.

1927

New York, NY

Leo Feist

My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night

Foster, Stephen C.

1853

New York, NY

Firth Pond Co.

Pub. No. 1892

Negro Spirituals: Deep River

Burleigh, H.T.

1917

New York, NY

Fanco Colombo, Inc.

Pub. No. FCS 1587

Ole Miss Blues

Handy, W.C.

1923

New York, NY

Robbins Music Co.

Pub. No. B.F.8 -36

Ole Miss Rag

Handy, W.C.

1916

Memphis, TN

Pace & Handy Music Co.

On the Mississippi

Carroll & Fields

1912

New York, NY

Shapiro Music Co.

Path of Least Resistance

Enblom, Mark

1983

pg.10

Proud Mary

Lyrics only

Push Boat

Thomas, Jean

1939

New York, NY

Henry Holt and Co.

Copy from "A Treasury of
Mississippi River Folklore"
pg 567-568

Ridin' on the Steamer "J.S."

Jarret, Harry E.

1925

St.Louis, MO

Shattingers Music

Pub. No. 63-4

Rippling Waters: Caprice Elegante

Drumheller, Charles

1891

St.Louis, MO

Val. A. Reis Music

Rippling Waters: Romance

Pacher, Aug.

1884

St.Louis, MO

J.L. Peters

Pub. No. J.L.P. 214-5

Rising River: Rise No More

Martin, Ted

1937

Hollywood, CA

Bob Squires Publishing

River

Staines, Bill

1981

pg.29

River Love Song

Holman, Lynne

1981

pg.63

River Man

Cavanaugh, Jimmy;
Nat Simon; Sammy Mysels

1936

New York, NY

Southern Music Publishing

River, River

Oakland, Ben

1952

Hollywood, CA

Hub Music Co.

River Road

Kummer, Clare

1937

New York, NY

Jerry Vogel Music

River Seine

Lafarge, Guy

1949

U.S.A.

Remick Music

Pub. No. 3530-2

River Shannon: Arrangement of the
beautiful song 'Where the River
Shannon Flows.

Russell, James I

Riverside Polka

Atwood, J.B.

1858

St.Louis, MO

Balmer & Weber

Pub. No. 1017-3

River Song

Sherman, Richard & Robert

1973

New York, NY

UnArt Music Co.

Pub. No. 1371-4

Roll On, Mississippi

West, Eugene; James
Mccafrey; Dave Ringle

Steamboat Bill

Leighton Brothers

1910

New York, NY

F.A. Mills

Steamboat Rag

Burnett, Ernie

1914

St.Louis, MO

Syndicate Music

Steam Boat Squad

Freeman, James

1882

New York, NY

Spear & Dehnhoff

She'll Be Clean Once More

Long, Larry

1982

pg.7

St.Louis Grand March

Draper, G.H.

185?

St.Louis, MO

Balmer & Weber

Pub. No. 363-3

Trampealeau Hotel

Allen, Eddie

1983

pg.66-67

Underneath the Mississippi Moon

Bernard & Bickel

1910

New York, NY

F.A. Mills

Waiting for Robert E. lee

Muir, Lewis F.

1912

New York, NY

F.A. Mills

Waters of Life

Tilsen, Barbara

1982

pg. 34

We Parted by the River Side

Paoler, Aug.

1867

St.Louis, MO

J.L Peters

Pub. No. 2133-4

We Sat by the River, You and I

Claribel

1874

St.Louis, MO

Balmer & Weber

Pub. No. 3161-3

Where our Country's Longest
Rivers Flow Away

Alewel, Louis E.

1945

St.Louis, MO

Louis Emil Alewel

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