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 (Results 76-84 of 84 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 76-84 of 84 records)


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