Ballard MacDonald

Ballard MacDonald

Profile:
Tin Pan Alley lyricist (October 15, 1882, Portland, Oregon – November 17, 1935, Forest Hills, New York).

Among his credits are:
Beautiful Ohio, Rose of Washington Square, Second Hand Rose, Parade of the Wooden Soldiers, Back Home Again in Indiana, The Trail of the Lonesome Pine, Play That Barbershop Chord, Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!, Somebody Loves Me, Bend Down, Sister, Down in Bom Bombay, and On the Mississippi.
He was a charter member of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).
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Ballard MacDonald Discography

Vocals

DL 9234 Eddie Condon & Co.* Somebody Loves Me Eddie Condon & Co.* - Gershwin Program Vol. 1 (1941-1945)(LP, Mono) Decca DL 9234 US Unknown Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

16558 Ada Jones, Collins And Harlan Nix On The Glow Worm, Lena Ada Jones, Collins And Harlan - Nix On The Glow Worm, Lena / Swingin' In De Sky(Shellac, 10") Victor 16558 US 1910 Sell This Version
17361 Walter J. Van Brunt* / Helen Clark - Walter J. Van Brunt* It Takes A Little Rain With The Sunshine To Make The World Go Round (as Macdonald) Walter J. Van Brunt* / Helen Clark - Walter J. Van Brunt* - It Takes A Little Rain With The Sunshine To Make The World Go Round / Next Sunday At Nine(Shellac, 10") Victor 17361 US 1913 Sell This Version
17237 American Quartet / Campbell And Burr On The Mississippi (as MacDonald) American Quartet / Campbell And Burr - On The Mississippi / In A Little While(Shellac, 10") Victor 17237 US 1913 Sell This Version
17338 Edna Brown - James F. Harrison / Harry Macdonough The Trail Of The Lonesome Pine (as Macdonald) Edna Brown - James F. Harrison / Harry Macdonough - The Trail Of The Lonesome Pine / To Have, To Hold, To Love(Shellac, 10") Victor 17338 US 1913 Sell This Version
17809 Billy Murray The War In Snider's Grocery Store (as MacDonald) Billy Murray - Are You The O'Reilly? (Blime Me, O'Reilly, You Are Lookin' Well) / The War In Snider's Grocery Store(Shellac, 10") Victor 17809 US 1915 Sell This Version
104 Unknown Artist Unknown Artist - The Little House Upon The Hill(Shellac, 5½", S/Sided) Little Wonder Record 104 US 1915 Sell This Version
35587 Victor Military Band I'm Gone Before I Go and 2 more… Victor Military Band - The Big Show / She Is The Sunshine Of Virginia(Shellac, 12") Victor 35587 US 1916 Sell This Version
18112 Albert Campbell (2) - Henry Burr, Harry Macdonough And Orpheus Quartet She Is The Sunshine Of Virginia Albert Campbell (2) - Henry Burr, Harry Macdonough And Orpheus Quartet - She Is The Sunshine Of Virginia / Turn Back The Universe And Give Me Yesterday(Shellac, 10") Victor 18112 US 1916 Sell This Version
7207 Jim Doherty* / Jack Warner (3) Indiana (as MacDonald) Jim Doherty* / Jack Warner (3) - Indiana / There's Egypt In Your Dreamy Eyes.(Shellac, 7") Emerson Records (2) 7207 US 1916 Sell This Version
47458 Arthur Fields / Sam Ash Rolling In His Little Rolling Chair Arthur Fields / Sam Ash - The Cute Little Wigglin' Dance / Rolling In His Little Rolling Chair(Shellac, 10") Columbia 47458 Canada 1917 Sell This Version
18192 M. J. O'Connell* / American Quartet How Could Washington Be A Married Man (And Never Tell A Lie) (as MacDonald) M. J. O'Connell* / American Quartet - How Could Washington Be A Married Man (And Never Tell A Lie) / Honolulu, America Loves You (We've Got To Hand It To You)(Shellac, 10") Victor 18192 US 1917 Sell This Version
Nicholas Orlando's Orchestra / Joseph Knecht's Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra* Beautiful Ohio Nicholas Orlando's Orchestra / Joseph Knecht's Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra* - Till We Meet Again / Beautiful Ohio Victor US 1919 Sell This Version
Charles Harrison (3) / Charles Hart (2)Elliott Shaw Dreaming Of Home Sweet Home Charles Harrison (3) / Charles Hart (2)Elliott Shaw - Dreaming Of Home Sweet Home / The Rose Of No Man's Land Victor US 1919 Sell This Version
45161 Olive Kline - Marguerite Dunlap / Elsie Baker Beautiful Ohio Olive Kline - Marguerite Dunlap / Elsie Baker - Beautiful Ohio / Dear Little Boy Of Mine(Shellac, 10") Victor 45161 US 1919 Sell This Version
A2766 Jack Kaufman (2) And Arthur Fields / Billy Murray Breeze (Blow My Baby Back To Me) (as MacDonald) Jack Kaufman (2) And Arthur Fields / Billy Murray - Breeze (Blow My Baby Back To Me) / Take Me To That Land Of Jazz(Shellac, 10") Columbia A2766 US 1919 Sell This Version
50584 Premier Quartet / Arthur Fields Breeze (Blow My Baby Back To Me) (as Macdonald) Premier Quartet / Arthur Fields - Breeze (Blow My Baby Back To Me) / Ragging The Chopsticks(Edison Disc) Edison Records 50584 US 1919 Sell This Version
18596 Charles Hart (2) - Lewis James / Charles Hart (2) And Shannon Four Dreamy Alabama Charles Hart (2) - Lewis James / Charles Hart (2) And Shannon Four - Dreamy Alabama / The Muisc Of Wedding Chimes(Shellac, 10") Victor 18596 US 1919 Sell This Version
18605 Shannon Four / American Quartet Breeze and 1 more… Shannon Four / American Quartet - Mandy / "Breeze" (Blow My Baby Back To Me)(Shellac, 10") Victor 18605 US 1919 Sell This Version
1018 Walter Scanlan / Sam Sah* Beautiful Ohio (as MacDonald) Walter Scanlan / Sam Sah* - I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles / Beautiful Ohio(Shellac, 10") Emerson Records (2) 1018 US 1920 Sell This Version
A2857 Ted Lewis Jazz Band* / Louisiana Five Jazz Orchestra* Tip-tip Tippy Canoe Ted Lewis Jazz Band* / Louisiana Five Jazz Orchestra* - Wond'ring / You Can't Get Lovin Where There Ain't Any Love(Shellac, 10", Mono) Columbia A2857 US 1920 Sell This Version
1342 Unknown Artist Lazy Mississippi Unknown Artist - Lazy Mississippi(Shellac, 5½", S/Sided) Little Wonder Record 1342 US 1920 Sell This Version
A2909 Campbell And Burr / Henry Burr Lazy Mississippi (as MacDonald) Campbell And Burr / Henry Burr - Lazy Mississippi / Rose Of Virginia(Shellac, 10") Columbia A2909 USA & Canada 1920 Sell This Version
18748 Monroe Silver / Billy Murray My Old New Jersey Home Monroe Silver / Billy Murray - Rebecca / My Old New Jersey Home(Shellac, 10") Victor 18748 US 1921 Sell This Version
18790 All Star Trio And Their Orchestra* Mimi (Mee-Mee) All Star Trio And Their Orchestra* - Ilo / Mimi(Shellac, 10") Victor 18790 US 1921 Sell This Version