Paul Dresser

Timeline of works

  • 1886
    The Letter That Never Came. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher T.B. Harms & Co., 819 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Correspondence, Sadness, Love, Depression, Death, Cemetaries
  • 1886
    The Letter That Never Came. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher T.B. Harms & Co., 819 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Correspondence, Sadness, Death, Memorial rites & ceremonies, Graves
  • 1887
    Popular Songs Written and Composed by Paul Dresser. Never Speak Again.
    Place & Publisher Willis Woodwad & Co., 842-844 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Weddings, Spouses, Quarreling, Anger, Sadness
  • 1888
    Popular Songs Written & Composed by Paul Dresser. Only a Dear Little Star.
    Place & Publisher Willis Woodward & Co., 842-844 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Flowers, Pines, Courtship, Love, Celestial bodies, Time
  • 1888
    Popular Songs Written & Composed by Paul Dresser. The Story of the Winds.
    Place & Publisher Willis Woodward & Co., 842-844 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Sailors, Storms, Spouses, Shipwrecks, Death
  • 1888
    The Convict and the Bird. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Willis Woodward & Co. New York
    Subjects:Prisoners, Comfort, Liberty, Death, Grief
  • 1888
    Here Lies an Actor. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Willis Woodward & Co., 842 and 844 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Cemetaries, Graves, Fathers & children, Memorial rites & ceremonies
  • 1888
    Popular Songs Written and Composed by Paul Dresser. I Long To Hear From Home.
    Place & Publisher Willis Woodward & Co., 824-844 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Homesickness, Nostalgia, Correspondence
  • 1889
    What a Wonderful World It Would Be! The Prize Topical Song awarded by the "Press."
    Place & Publisher Willis Woodward & Co., 842 & 844 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Marriage, Families, Manners & customs, Politicians, Food
  • 1890
    The Lone Grave. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Willis Woodward & Co., 842 and 844 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Railroad tracks, War casualties, Death, Mothers & children, Civil war, Religion
  • 1890
    You Spoke Unkindly To Your Mother, Jack. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Willis Woodward & Co., 842 & 844 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Mothers & children, Farewells, Advice
  • 1890
    Did You Ever Hear a Nigger Say "Wow"?
    Place & Publisher Willis Woodward & Co., 842 & 844 Broadway New York
    Subjects:African Americans, Dialects, Courtship, Love, Fighting
  • 1890
    Little Fannie McIntyre. Waltz Song.
    Place & Publisher Willis Woodward & Co., 842 & 844 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Courtship, Love
  • 1891
    The Pardon Came Too Late. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Willis Woodward & Co., 842 and 844 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Mothers & children, Military deserters, Firing squads, Executions, Pardons, Time, Deathbeds
  • 1892
    When Mother First Taught Me To Pray.
    Place & Publisher Willis Woodward & Co., 842 & 844 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Children praying, Biblical references
  • 1893
    He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not.
    Place & Publisher Howley, Haviland & Co., 4 East 20th Street New York
    Subjects:Courtship, Unrequited love, Time, Sadness
  • 1893
    I Told Her the Same Old Story.
    Place & Publisher Willis Woodward & Co., 842 & 844 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Courtship, Love, Quarreling, Marriage, Domestic life, Children, Storytelling
  • 1894
    Three Old Sports From Oklahoma. Comic Song or Trio.
    Place & Publisher Howley, Haviland & Co., 4 East 20th Street New York
    Subjects:Friendship, Criminals, Robberies, Immigrants, Israel, Ethnic groups, Dialects, Intoxication, Barrooms, Courtship, Politicians, Grover Cleveland
  • 1894
    Once Ev'ry Year. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Howley, Haviland & Co., 4 East 20th Street New York
    Subjects:Love, Graves, Cemetaries, Death
  • 1895
    I Was Looking For My Boy, She Said, or, Decoration Day. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Howley, Haviland & Co., 4 East 20th Street New York
    Subjects:Flags, Military parades & ceremonies, Mothers & children, Soldiers, Reunions
  • 1895
    Just Tell Them That You Saw Me. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Howley, Haviland & Co., 4 East Twentieth Street New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Friendship, Reunions, Distress, Homecomings, Runaways, Families, Mothers & children
  • 1895
    Just Tell Them That You Saw Me. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Howley, Haviland & Co., 4 East Twentieth Street New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Friendship, Reunions, Distress, Homecomings, Runaways, Families, Mothers & children
  • 1895
    Just Tell Them That You Saw Me. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Howley, Haviland & Co., 4 East Twentieth Street New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Friendship, Reunions, Distress, Homecomings, Runaways, Families, Mothers & children
  • 1895
    Her Tears Drifted Out With The Tide. Song and Refrain.
    Place & Publisher Willis Woodward & Co., 842 & 844 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Sailors, Farewells, Despair, Shipwrecks, Homecomings
  • 1896
    Say Yes, Love. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Howley, Haviland & Co., Music Publishers, 4 East 20th Street New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Courtship, Absences
  • 1896
    Paul Dresser's New Hit. Don't Tell Her That You Love Her. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Howley, Haviland & Co., 4 East 20th Street New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Courtship, Love, Mothers & children, Advice
  • 1896
    A Dream of My Boyhood's Days. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Howley, Haviland & Co., 4 East 20th Street New York
    Subjects:Dwellings, Nostalgia, Mothers & children, Love, Sleeping
  • 1897
    Coontown Capers. Two-Step March. A Negrosyncrasy.
    Place & Publisher Howley, Haviland & Co., 4 East 20th Street New York
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Recreation
  • 1897
    On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Howley, Haviland & Co., 4 East 20th Street New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Rivers, Nature, Courtship, Mothers & children, Time, Death
  • 1898
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    On the Shores of Havana, Far Away. (A Paraphrase). To the Melody of the Famous Song "On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away."
    Place & Publisher Howley, Haviland & Co., 1260-1266 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Patriotism, Spanish-American War, War casualties
  • 1898
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    Our Country, May She Always Be Right, But Our Country Right or Wrong. The New Battle Hymn of the Republic.
    Place & Publisher Howley, Haviland & Co., 1260-1266 Broadway New York
    Subjects:National Emblems, Eagles, Patriotism, Spanish-American War
  • 1898
    Perhaps You'll Regret Someday. Song.
    Place & Publisher Howley, Haviland & Co., 1260-1266 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Love, Quarreling, Distress
  • 1899
    I Wonder Where She Is To-Night. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Howley, Haviland & Co., 1260-1266 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Mothers & children, Homecomings, Prayer
  • 1899
    In Good Old New York Town.
    Place & Publisher Howley, Haviland & Co. New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Couples, Spires, Deathbeds, City & town life, Homecomings
  • 1899
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    Come Home Dewey. We Won't Do a Thing To You.
    Place & Publisher Howley, Haviland & Co. n.p.
    Subjects:Portraits, Flags, Fireworks, Spanish-American War, Heroes, Military officers, Patriotism, Campaigns & battles
  • 1900
    Give Us Just Another Lincoln.
    Place & Publisher Howley, Haviland & Co., 1260-1266 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, National Emblems, Caricatures, Liberty--symbols, Eagles, Patriotism, Presidents, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Ulysses S. Grant, Andrew Jackson, Warfare
  • 1900
    The Blue and the Gray, or, A Mother's Gift To Her Country. [A-flat major].
    Place & Publisher ; Howley, Haviland & Co., 1260-1266 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Mothers & children, Civil war, Campaigns & battles, War casualties, Death, Heaven, Patriotism
  • 1900
    The Blue and the Gray, or, A Mother's Gift To Her Country. [F major].
    Place & Publisher ; Howley, Haviland & Co., 1260-1266 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Mothers & children, Civil war, Campaigns & battles, War casualties, Death, Heaven, Patriotism
  • 1900
    The Blue and the Gray, or, A Mother's Gift To Her Country. [F major].
    Place & Publisher ; Howley, Haviland & Co., 1260-1266 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Mothers & children, Civil war, Campaigns & battles, War casualties, Death, Heaven, Patriotism
  • 1900
    The Blue and the Gray, or, A Mother's Gift To Her Country. [F major].
    Place & Publisher ; Howley, Haviland & Co., 1260-1266 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Mothers & children, Civil war, Campaigns & battles, War casualties, Death, Heaven, Patriotism
  • 1900
    The Blue and the Gray, or, A Mother's Gift To Her Country. [F major].
    Place & Publisher ; Howley, Haviland & Co., 1260-1266 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Mothers & children, Civil war, Campaigns & battles, War casualties, Death, Heaven, Patriotism
  • 1901
    My Heart Still Clings to the Old First Love.
    Place & Publisher Howley, Haviland & Dresser, 1260-1266 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Bodies of water, Boats, Moonlight, Nostalgia
  • 1902
    In Dear Old Illinois.
    Place & Publisher Howley, Haviland & Dresser, 1260-1266 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Couples, Courtship, Nostalgia, Homesickness, Love
  • 1905
    Jim Judson [From the Town of Hackensack].
    Place & Publisher The Paul Dresser Pub. Co., 51 West 28th St. New York
    Subjects:Carriages & Coaches, Mental institutions, Jails, Couples, African Americans, Caricatures, Adultery, Anger
  • 1906
    The Judgment is at Hand. Paul Dresser's Last Song.
    Place & Publisher Paul Dresser Pub. Co. New York
    Subjects:Globes, Weights & measures, Symbols, Portraits, Memorial works, Religion, Death