James Thornton

Timeline of works

  • 1877
    The Keeley Cure. Irish Comic Song.
    Place & Publisher Frank Harding's Music House, 229 Bowery New York
    Subjects:Storytelling, Alcoholism, Gold, Intoxication, Debts, Wealth
  • 1892
    The Maiden and the Lamb.
    Place & Publisher T.B. Harms & Co., 18 East 22nd St. New York
    Subjects:Spouses, Jewelry, Debts, Gambling
  • 1892
    James Thornton's Latest Creation. I'm the Man That Wrote Ta-Ra-Ra-Boom- De-ay. Comic Song.
    Place & Publisher Frank Harding's Music Store, 229 Bowery New York
    Subjects:Composers, Fame
  • 1892
    It Isn't the Fault of the Girls. Serio Comic Song.
    Place & Publisher Frank Harding, 229 Bowery New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Love, Time
  • 1892
    My Sweetheart's the Man in the Moon. Ballad With Waltz Refrain.
    Place & Publisher Frank Harding n.p.
    Subjects:Ladders, Portraits, Love, Weddings, Celestial bodies
  • 1892
    When the Days Grow Longer. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Frank Harding's Music Store, 229 Bowery New York
    Subjects:African Americans, Love, Weddings, Domestic life, Infants, Contentment, Seasons
  • 1892
    I'm the Man That Wrote Ta-Ra-Ra-Boom-De-Ay."
    Place & Publisher Frank Harding's Music Store, 229 Bowery New York
    Subjects:Songs, Fads, Poor persons, Wealth
  • 1894
    The Midway Paloma. A Comic Cantata.
    Place & Publisher T.B. Harms & Co., 18 East 22nd St. New York
    Subjects:Caricatures, Mexico, Dialects, Satire
  • 1895
    The Streets of Cairo, or, The Poor Little Country Maid.
    Place & Publisher Frank Hardings Music House New York
    Subjects:Portraits, City & town life, Travel, Deception
  • 1895
    She May Have Seen Better Days. Song.
    Place & Publisher T.B. Harms & Co., 18 East 22nd St. New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Homeless persons, Poor persons, Weeping, City & town life, Winter, Domestic violence
  • 1896
    Going for a Pardon. Latest Descriptive Ballad Success.
    Place & Publisher Jos. W. Stern & Co., 45 East 20th St. New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Flowers, Fathers & children, Poor persons, Prisoners, Alcoholics, Railroads
  • 1896
    Going for a Pardon. Latest Descriptive Ballad Success.
    Place & Publisher Jos. W. Stern & Co., 45 East 20th St. New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Flowers, Fathers & children, Poor persons, Prisoners, Alcoholics, Railroads
  • 1896
    On the Benches in the Park. The Latest Waltz Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Jos. W. Stern & Co., 45 East 20th St. New York
    Subjects:Crowds, Families, Nurses, Policemen, Walking, Recreation, Leisure
  • 1898
    When You Were Sweet Sixteen. Ballad & Refrain.
    Place & Publisher M. Witmark & Sons, Witmark Building New York
    Subjects:
  • 1904
    He Sent Her a Piece of the Wedding Cake.
    Place & Publisher Sol Bloom, New Amsterdam Theatre Building New York
    Subjects:Unrequited love, Weddings, Symbols, Dreaming, Sadness