Hughie L. Cannon

Hugo Cannon (April 9, 1877 – June 17, 1912), publishing as Hughie Cannon, was an American songwriter and pianist whose best-known composition was the popular ragtime song "(Won't You Come Home) Bill Bailey".

Birth and Death Data: Born 1877 (Detroit), Died Toledo

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1900 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]452 7-in. 10/23/1900 Just because she made them goo-goo eyes Harry C. Shunk Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]475 7-in. 10/29/1900 Just because she made dem goo-goo eyes Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]475 10-in. 2/25/1903 Just because she made them goo-goo eyes Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]651 7-in. 2/2/1901 Just because she made dem goo-goo eyes Arthur Collins Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]651 10-in. 2/12/1903 Just because she made dem goo goo eyes Arthur Collins Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]792 7-in. 5/13/1901 Just because she made dem goo-goo eyes Silas Leachman Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]792 10-in. 6/30/1902 Just because she made dem goo-goo eyes Silas Leachman Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix C-]792 12-in. 6/30/1902 Just because she made dem goo-goo eyes Silas Leachman Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1321 7-in. 3/13/1902 I hates to get up early in the morn Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1321 10-in. 3/13/1902 I hates to get up early in the morn Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1411 7-in. 1902-1903 Bill Bailey, won't you please come home Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1411 10-in. 1/31/1902 Bill Bailey won't you please come home Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1458 7-in. 7/1/1902 Bill Bailey, won't you please come home Silas Leachman Male vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1458 10-in. 7/1/1902 Bill Bailey, won't you please come home Silas Leachman Male vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1762 7-in. 11/14/1902 Bill Bailey Clarke's Band of Providence Trombone solo, with band composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1762 10-in. 11/14/1902 Bill Bailey, won't you please come home Clarke's Band of Providence Trombone solo, with band composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1975 7-in. 2/16/1903 Bill Bailey, won't you please come home Bill Farmer ; Vess L. Ossman Banjo duet lyricist, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1975 10-in. 2/16/1903 Bill Bailey, won't you please come home Bill Farmer ; Vess L. Ossman Banjo duet lyricist, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]2083 7-in. 3/13/1903 Bill Bailey, won't you please come home Tom Moore Male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]2083 10-in. 3/13/1903 Bill Bailey, won't you please come home Tom Moore Male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3070 10-in. 2/2/1901 Just because she made dem goo-goo eyes Arthur Collins Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3348 10-in. 5/13/1901 Just because she made dem goo-goo eyes Silas Leachman Male vocal solo composer  
Victor A-136 7-in. 6/25/1903 Bill Bailey, won't you please come home Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
Victor B-136 10-in. 6/25/1903 Bill Bailey, won't you please come home Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist, composer  
Victor A-1014 7-in. 2/3/1904 Just because she made them goo-goo eyes Arthur Collins Male vocal solo composer  
Victor B-1159 10-in. 3/23/1904 Possum pie Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-1204 10-in. 4/12/1904 The stuttering coon Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor E-1204 8-in. 1/15/1907 The stuttering coon Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet composer  
Victor A-1542 7-in. 6/30/1904 Bill Bailey, won't you please come home Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist, composer  
Victor B-1542 10-in. 6/30/1904 Bill Bailey, won't you please come home Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
Victor B-2156 10-in. 1/18/1905 He done me wrong Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor B-18917 10-in. 12/21/1916 He done me wrong Leighton Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar composer, lyricist  
Columbia 86 7-in. ca. 1901 Just because she made dem goo-goo eyes Will F. Denny Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 86 10-in. ca. 1901 Just because she made dem goo-goo eyes Will F. Denny Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 872 7-in. ca. 1902 Bill Bailey, won't you please come home? Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
Columbia 872 10-in. ca. 1902 Bill Bailey, won't you please come home? Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
Columbia 1440 7-in. ca. 1903 I'll leave it to you Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
Columbia 1440 10-in. ca. 1903 I'll leave it to you Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
Columbia 1449 7-in. ca. 1903 Alec Busby, don't go away Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
Columbia 1799 10-in. ca. 1904-1908 He done me wrong Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 1802 10-in. ca. 1904 Possum pie Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 79131 10-in. 4/20/1920 He done me wrong Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia W145166 10-in. 11/8/1927 Bill Baily won't you please come home Young Brothers Tennessee Band String band composer  
OKeh W81368 10-in. 9/21/1927 Promenade all Four Virginians Instrumental quartet, with calls lyricist, composer  
Brunswick E27754 10-in. 6/22/1928 Bill Bailey, won’t you please come home? Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar composer, lyricist  
Gramophone 0B3048 10-in. 3/18/1932 Won't you come home, Bill Bailey Ambrose Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet composer, lyricist  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 4064[b]] 10-in. between late 1903 and 1904 He done me wrong Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 4064[a]] 10-in. between late 1903 and 1904 He done me wrong Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 4092[a]] 10-in. between late 1903 and 1904 Possum pie Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 4092[b]] 10-in. between late 1903 and 1904 Possum pie Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cannon, Hughie L.," accessed September 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100320.

Cannon, Hughie L.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100320.

"Cannon, Hughie L.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 September 2020.

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