J. P. Skelly

Timeline of works

  • [n.d.]
    He Isn't a Marrying Man. Comic Song [mutilated copy].
    Place & Publisher White Brothers, 122 Mile End Road London
    Subjects:Courtship & love, Marriage, Deceit
  • 1875
    Fifth Avenue George. A Popular Song.
    Place & Publisher E.H. Harding, 229 Bowery, Opp. Prince St. New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Bachelors, Ballroom dancing, Courtship & love, Wealth, Leisure
  • 1875
    Rooney's Popular Songs. The Runaway Mare. (Irish Comic Song).
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson & Co., 451 Washington Street Boston
    Subjects:Portraits, Horses, Entertainment, Intoxication, Storytelling
  • 1876
    Popular Songs Sung by Tony Pastor, America's Own Comic Vocalist. Augustus Daisey [sic] Beau. Swell Song.
    Place & Publisher E.H. Harding, 229 Bowery, Opp. Prince St. New York
    Subjects:Vanity, Clothing & dress, Courtship, Wealth
  • 1877
    My Pretty Red Rose.
    Place & Publisher Frederick Blume, 861 Broadway, 2 doors above 17th Str. New York
    Subjects:Flowers, Courtship, Love, Gifts
  • 1880
    Popular and Standard Comic and Character Songs No. 2. No. 1519. Since James Put on High Collars.
    Place & Publisher E.H. Harding, 229 Bowery (Opposite Prince Street) New York
    Subjects:Dialects, Ireland, Fathers & sons, Manners & customs, Fads, Money, Distress, Recreation
  • 1880
    Why Did They Dig Ma's Grave So Deep? Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher H.A. French, 161 Union Street Nashville, Tenn.
    Subjects:Mothers & children, Death, Grief
  • 1880
    Goldilocks, Grandpa's Darling. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Spear & Dehnhoff New York
    Subjects:Porches, Dwellings, Children, Windows, Birdcages, Rocking chairs, Dolls, Love, Families, Birds, Elves, Fairies
  • 1881
    Are You Going to the Ball This Evening? Characteristic Song.
    Place & Publisher S.T. Gordon & Son, 13 East 14th St., Near Fifth Avenue New York
    Subjects:Courtship, Love, Marriage proposals
  • 1881
    Far From the Old Home! Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Spear & Dehnhoff, 717 Broadway (New York Hotel) New York
    Subjects:Dwellings, Fences, Hills, Homesickness, Nostalgia
  • 1881
    Baby's Empty Cradle. Song and Chorus. The Best Selling Song in America.
    Place & Publisher R.A. Saalfield, 12 Bible House, Astor Place (Opposite Cooper Union) New York
    Subjects:Infants, Grief, Death, Heaven
  • 1882
    A Quiet Little Game.
    Place & Publisher P.R. McCargo & Co. Boston
    Subjects:Birds, Flowers, Courtship & love, Fathers & children, Elopement
  • 1883
    She Gave Me A Pretty Red Rose.
    Place & Publisher Richard A. Saalfield, 12 Bible House, Opp. Cooper Union New York
    Subjects:Courtship, Love, Nature, Seasons, Keepsakes
  • 1883
    The Immensely Popular Song. A Boy's Best Friend is His Mother.
    Place & Publisher T.B. Harms & Co., 18 East 22nd St. New York
    Subjects:Mothers & children, Love, Time
  • 1883
    The Captivating Dude.
    Place & Publisher Callender, McAuslan & Troup, 209 and 211 Westminster Street, Corner Union Providence
    Subjects:Cartoons, Dogs, Birds, Fads, Clothing & dress, Vanity, Courtship & love
  • 1883
    Little Darling, Dream of Me. Serenade.
    Place & Publisher T.B. Harms & Co., 819 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Courtship, Love, Absences
  • 1883
    One of the Finest.
    Place & Publisher Gus Williams] n.p.
    Subjects:Policemen, Occupations, Vanity, Courage
  • 1884
    Remember the Loved Ones at Home. Popular Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Burke, Fitz Simons, Hone & Co., Importers, Jobbers and Retailers of Dry Goods and Carpets Rochester, N.Y.
    Subjects:Homesickness, Families, Travel
  • 1884
    Remember the Loved Ones at Home. Popular Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Burke, Fitz Simons, Hone & Co., Importers, Jobbers and Retailers of Dry Goods and Carpets Rochester, N.Y.
    Subjects:Homesickness, Families, Travel
  • 1884
    With Cleveland We Will Win The Day. National Campaign Song.
    Place & Publisher Richard A. Saalfield, 12 Bible House New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Presidential elections
  • 1885
    Gus Williams New Songs. She's the Image of Her Mother.
    Place & Publisher T.B. Harms & Co., 819 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Fathers & children, Pride, Alcoholic beverages, Shopping, Courtship
  • 1885
    Our Gallant Firemen.
    Place & Publisher C.H. Ditson & Co., 867 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Flowers, Firefighters, Courage, Heroes, Prayer
  • 1885
    Broken Playthings on the Floor. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher New York Variety Publishing Company, 77 Chatham St. New York
    Subjects:Nurseries, Toys, Angels, Death, Sadness
  • 1886
    He Gets There Just the Same.
    Place & Publisher Richard A. Saalfield, No. 12 Bible House New York
    Subjects:Spouses, Deception, Money, Ethics, Satire
  • 1886
    The Ship That Bears My Boy Away. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Company Boston
    Subjects:Piers & warves, Families, Farewells, Barrels, Sailboats, Rowboats, Clipper ships, Absences, Prayer
  • 1887
    Only an Outcast, Forsaken by All. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher W.H. Ewald & Bro. Jersey City, N.J.
    Subjects:Homeless persons, Poor persons, Prayer
  • 1887
    Mother Has Always A Welcome For You.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 25 Union Sq. New York
    Subjects:Mothers & children, Comfort, Children playing, Birds, Flowers, Dogs, Country life, Love
  • 1888
    For Sweet Memory Sake. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher M. Witmark & Sons, 839 & 841 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Keepsakes, Farewells, Courtship, Love
  • 1889
    America's Great Centennial Song. Columbia's Son.
    Place & Publisher Chas. W. Held Brooklyn, N.Y.
    Subjects:Portraits, George Washington, Centennial celebrations, Patriotism
  • 1891
    No. 136--Frank Tousey's Popular Music. The Picture With Its Face Turned to the Wall. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Frank Tousey's Publishing House, 34 & 36 North Moore Street [sic] New York
    Subjects:Families, Runaways, Anger, Keepsakes, Despair, Time, Fathers & children
  • 1896
    Blossoms From Over the Sea.
    Place & Publisher n.p.
    Subjects:Lyres, Waterfronts, Mythological references, Portraits, Swans, Nostalgia, Homesickness, Keepsakes