John W. Bratton

John Walter Bratton (January 21, 1867 – February 7, 1947) was an American Tin Pan Alley composer and theatrical producer who became popular during the era known as the Gay Nineties.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 21, 1867 (New Castle), Died February 7, 1947 (Brooklyn)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1895 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 151 7-in. Nov. 1895 Henrietta, have you met her? Artists vary Male vocal solo composer  
Berliner 176[a] 7-in. 10/29/1895 The sunshine of Paradise Alley Artists vary Male vocal solo composer  
Berliner 472 7-in. 10/9/1897 Gayest Manhattan Artists vary Banjo solo composer  
Berliner 1608 7-in. 11/4/1896 What do you think of Hoolihan? Artists vary Male vocal solo composer  
Berliner 1779 7-in. Before Sept. 1897 Sadie my lady Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo composer  
Berliner 1791 7-in. Before Apr. 1898 I love you in the same old way Artists vary Male vocal solo composer  
Berliner 4154 7-in. 7/25/1898 I love you in the same old way Simone Mantia Euphonium solo composer  
Berliner 086 7-in. 4/23/1899 Gayest Manhattan Vess L. Ossman Banjo solo composer  
Berliner 0182 7-in. 6/5/1899 Rubber neck Jim Sousa's Band Band composer  
Berliner 0266 7-in. 6/14/1899 My queen Irene Arthur Pryor Trombone solo composer  
Berliner 0536 7-in. 9/22/1899 What do you think of Hoolihan? Edward M. Favor Male vocal solo composer  
Berliner 0609 7-in. 10/18/1899 Gayest Manhattan Vess L. Ossman Banjo solo composer  
Berliner 0669 7-in. 10/28/1899 The touch of a woman's hand S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo composer  
Berliner 0817 7-in. 12/14/1899 Gayest Manhattan Stuber and Weaver Banjo duet composer  
Berliner 01278 7-in. Before June 1900 I love you in the same old way Samuel Siegel Mandolin solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]44 7-in. 6/6/1900 The touch of a woman's hand S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]179 7-in. 7/26/1900 What do you think of Hoolihan? Edward M. Favor Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]179 10-in. 4/9/1902 What do you think of Hoolihan? Edward M. Favor Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]295 7-in. 12/1/1900 My sunflower Sue Metropolitan Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]384 7-in. 12/1/1900 The gay golf girl Metropolitan Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]408 7-in. 10/10/1900 My sunflower Sue Arthur Collins Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]575 7-in. 12/6/1900 My queen Irene J. J. Fisher Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]726 7-in. 3/19/1901 Since then, there's been no light about the place Albert Campbell Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1273 7-in. 2/20/1902 He ought to have a tablet in the Hall of Fame S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1273 10-in. 2/20/1902 He ought to have a tablet in the Hall of Fame S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1350 7-in. 4/1/1902 He ought to have a tablet in the Hall of Fame Metropolitan Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1350 10-in. 4/1/1902 He ought to have a tablet in the Hall of Fame Metropolitan Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1646 7-in. 10/1/1902 In a cosy corner Metropolitan Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1646 10-in. 10/1/1902 In a cosy corner Metropolitan Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1662 7-in. 10/8/1902 In a cozy corner Vess L. Ossman Banjo solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1662 10-in. 10/8/1902 In a cozy corner Vess L. Ossman Banjo solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1738 7-in. 11/11/1902 In a cosy corner Clarke's Band of Providence Band composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1738 10-in. 11/11/1902 In a cosy corner Clarke's Band of Providence Band composer  
Victor A-227 7-in. 8/3/1903 Cosy corner girl Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo composer  
Victor B-227 10-in. 8/3/1903 Cosy corner girl Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo composer  
Victor A-502 7-in. 10/6/1903 Somebody's waiting 'neath southern skies John H. Bieling ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Victor B-502 10-in. 10/5/1903 Somebody's waiting 'neath southern skies John H. Bieling ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Victor A-833 7-in. 12/15/1903 Laces and graces Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor B-833 10-in. 12/15/1903 Laces and graces Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor A-886 7-in. 1/7/1904 I'm on the water wagon now Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-886 10-in. 1/7/1904 I'm on the water wagon now Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-1699 10-in. 9/23/1904 My cosy corner girl Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-1736 10-in. 10/6/1904 The roses' honeymoon Arthur Pryor's Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor C-1736 12-in. 10/6/1904 The roses' honeymoon Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-2715 10-in. 8/9/1905 When the moon is in the sky Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-2716 10-in. 8/9/1905 Honeymoon Hall Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-3347 10-in. 4/27/1906 I'm on the water wagon now Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor E-3347 8-in. 4/27/1906 I'm on the water wagon now Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-3906 10-in. 10/17/1906 Fol de iddley ido Dan W. Quinn ; Helen Trix Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor E-3906 8-in. 10/17/1906 Fol de iddley ido Dan W. Quinn ; Helen Trix Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor E-4622 8-in. 6/27/1907 Frolic of the teddy bears Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-4893 10-in. 10/23/1907 Somebody's been around here since I've been gone Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-6405 10-in. 9/14/1908 Teddy bears' picnic Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor C-6683 12-in. 12/21/1908 The roses' honeymoon Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-9494 10-in. 10/3/1910 The rest of the week, she's mine Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-14632 10-in. 3/25/1914 I love you in the same old way (Darling Sue) Frank Coombs Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-16100 12-in. 6/17/1915 Songs of the past, no. 2 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-16100 12-in. 1/13/1927 Songs of the past, no. 2 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-42981 10-in. 9/25/1928 Captain Cupid Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-53409 10-in. 5/15/1929 Laces and graces Motion Picture Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-53411 10-in. 5/15/1929 In a cosey corner Motion Picture Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-53415 10-in. 5/15/1929 The teddy bears' picnic Motion Picture Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BS-0605 10-in. 9/11/1936 Sweetheart, let's grow old together George Hall ; Hotel Taft Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-0706 10-in. 9/18/1936 Sweetheart, let's grow old together Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 379 7-in. ca. 1901-Sept. 1902 Since ma Linda Hinda's in the syndicate Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 379 10-in. ca. 1901-Sept. 1902 Since ma Linda Hinda's in the syndicate Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 488 7-in. ca. 1901 What do you think of Hoolihan? Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 488 10-in. ca. 1901 What do you think of Hoolihan? Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 869 7-in. ca. 1902 In a cosey corner Columbia Band Band composer  
Columbia 869 10-in. ca. 1902 In a cosy corner Columbia Band Band composer  
Columbia 1644 10-in. ca. 1903 I'm on the water wagon now Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 1863 10-in. ca. Jan.-Oct. 1904 Good bye, Teddy, you must march, march, march Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 1895 10-in. approximately November 1904 My cozy corner girl Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 3171 7-in. ca. Jan.-May 1905 My cosey corner girl Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 3440 10-in. ca. Jan.-July 1906 Fol de iddley ido Will F. Denny Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 3839 10-in. ca. 1908-1909 As the ivy loves the oak John Dunsmure Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W150163 10-in. 4/2/1930 I love you in the same old way (Darling Sue) Frank McCravy ; James McCravy Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-7323 10-in. Mar. 1920 The teddy bears' picnic Conway's Band Band composer  
OKeh S-7652 10-in. Nov. 1920 Bonnie lassie Charles Hart Male vocal solo with male vocal quartet and orchestra lyricist  
Edison 6363 10-in. between 9/6/1918 and 9/18/1918 An Irishman was made to love and fight Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 18785 10-in. 10/5/1928 The roses honeymoon Murray Kellner Dinner Music Ensemble Instrumental ensemble composer  
Edison N-483 12-in. 10/5/1928 The roses honeymoon Murray Kellner Dinner Music Ensemble Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor (Canada) [ViC cat B-4693-B] 10-in. approximately 1941 Let's get together The Happy Gang ; Bert Pearl Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) CA16794 10-in. between October 1937 and January 1938 The teddy bears' picnic Band of the Grenadier Guards [U.K] ; George Miller Band composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bratton, John W.," accessed February 5, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109295.

Bratton, John W.. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 5, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109295.

"Bratton, John W.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 5 February 2023.

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