Beth Slater Whitson

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American lyricist (December 1, 1879 – April 26, 1930)

Whitson was born in Goodrich, Tennessee and died in Nashville, Tennessee. She is best remembered for the songs "Meet Me Tonight in Dreamland" (1909) and "Let Me Call You Sweetheart" (1910), both becoming one of the largest selling songs in sheet music.

In 1913, Whitson and her family moved to Nashville, Tennessee, where she and her sister, Alice, continued to write. Beth Slater Whitson wrote short stories.
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16833 Beth Slater Whitson - Meet Me To-Night In Dreamland / To The Strains Of That Wedding March (It's A Long, Long Walk) album art John Young (12) / Billy Murray Meet Me To-Night In Dreamland John Young (12) / Billy Murray - Meet Me To-Night In Dreamland / To The Strains Of That Wedding March (It's A Long, Long Walk)(Shellac, 10") Victor 16833 US 1910 Sell This Version
17317 Beth Slater Whitson - When I Met You Last Night In Dreamland / When Irish Eyes Are Smiling album art Charles Harrison (3) / Harry Macdonough When I Met You Last Night In Dreamland (as Whitson) Charles Harrison (3) / Harry Macdonough - When I Met You Last Night In Dreamland / When Irish Eyes Are Smiling Victor 17317 US 1913 Sell This Version
19475 Beth Slater Whitson - Dreamer Of Dreams / Let Me Call You Sweetheart album art International Novelty Orchestra Let Me Call You Sweetheart International Novelty Orchestra - Dreamer Of Dreams / Let Me Call You Sweetheart(Shellac, 10") Victor 19475 US 1924 Sell This Version
405-D Beth Slater Whitson - Silver Threads Among The Gold / Let Me Call You Sweetheart album art Riley Puckett Let Me Call You Sweetheart (as Whitson) Riley Puckett - Silver Threads Among The Gold / Let Me Call You Sweetheart(Shellac, 10") Columbia 405-D US 1925 Sell This Version
2820 Beth Slater Whitson - Let Me Call You Sweetheart / Sweetest Little Rose In Tennessee album art Billy Jones And Ernest Hare* Let Me Call You Sweetheart (as Whitson) Billy Jones And Ernest Hare* - Let Me Call You Sweetheart / Sweetest Little Rose In Tennessee Brunswick 2820 US 1925 Sell This Version
14357 Beth Slater Whitson - Let Me Call You Sweetheart / When You And I Were Seventeen album art Max Terr And His Orchestra / Westchester Biltmore Country Club Orchestra Let Me Call You Sweetheart (as Whitson) Max Terr And His Orchestra / Westchester Biltmore Country Club Orchestra - Let Me Call You Sweetheart / When You And I Were Seventeen(Shellac, 10", Bro) Perfect (3) 14357 US 1925 Sell This Version
52-H Beth Slater Whitson - Let Me Call You Sweetheart / Don't Wait Too Long album art Franklyn Baur And Billy Travers (2) / Franklyn Baur Let Me Call You Sweetheart (as Whitson) Franklyn Baur And Billy Travers (2) / Franklyn Baur - Let Me Call You Sweetheart / Don't Wait Too Long(Shellac, 10") Harmony (4) 52-H US 1925 Sell This Version
338 Beth Slater Whitson - Let Me Call You Sweetheart / Oh! How I Miss You To-Night album art Arthur Hall (2) / Charles Hart (2) Let Me Call You Sweetheart (as Whitson) Arthur Hall (2) / Charles Hart (2) - Let Me Call You Sweetheart / Oh! How I Miss You To-Night(Shellac, 10") Bell (4) 338 US 1925 Sell This Version
1065 Beth Slater Whitson - Let Me Call You Sweetheart / Let's Go Roaming In The Gloaming album art Irving Post / Bob Thomas (11) Let Me Call You Sweetheart (as Whitson) Irving Post / Bob Thomas (11) - Let Me Call You Sweetheart / Let's Go Roaming In The Gloaming(Shellac, 10") Everybodys (2) 1065 US 1925 Sell This Version
51433 Beth Slater Whitson - All Alone / Let Me Call You Sweetheart album art Harry Raderman's Dance Orchestra Let Me Call You Sweetheart Harry Raderman's Dance Orchestra - All Alone / Let Me Call You Sweetheart(Edison Disc) Edison Records 51433 US 1925 Sell This Version
3092 Beth Slater Whitson - Let Me Call You Sweetheart / Sweet Bunch Of Daisies album art John Shaughnessy Let Me Call You Sweetheart (as Whitson) John Shaughnessy - Let Me Call You Sweetheart / Sweet Bunch Of Daisies(Shellac, 10") Gennett 3092 US 1925 Sell This Version
4939 Beth Slater Whitson - Let Me Call You Sweetheart (I'm In Love With You) album art Harry Raderman's Dance Orchestra Harry Raderman's Dance Orchestra - Let Me Call You Sweetheart (I'm In Love With You)(Cyl, 4min) Edison Blue Amberol Record 4939 US 1925 Sell This Version
20194 Beth Slater Whitson - Moonlight And Roses / Let Me Call You Sweetheart album art Waring's Pennsylvanians* / Nat Shilkret And The Victor Orchestra Let Me Call You Sweetheart (I'm In Love With You) Waring's Pennsylvanians* / Nat Shilkret And The Victor Orchestra - Moonlight And Roses / Let Me Call You Sweetheart Victor 20194 Canada 1926 Sell This Version
1700 Beth Slater Whitson - Always / Meet Me Tonight In Dreamland album art Continental Dance Orchestra Meet Me Tonight In Dreamland (as Whitson) Continental Dance Orchestra - Always / Meet Me Tonight In Dreamland(Shellac, 10") Banner 1700 US 1926 Sell This Version
553 Beth Slater Whitson - Down By The Winegar Woiks / Meet Me Tonight In Dreamland album art Baltimore Society Orchestra Meet Me Tonight In Dreamland (as Whitson) Baltimore Society Orchestra - Down By The Winegar Woiks / Meet Me Tonight In Dreamland(Shellac, 10") Oriole (3) 553 US 1926 Sell This Version
19941 Beth Slater Whitson - Normandy / Let Me Call You Sweetheart album art Helen Clark - Franklyn Baur / Shannon Quartet Let Me Call You Sweetheart (I'm In Love With You) (as Whitson) Helen Clark - Franklyn Baur / Shannon Quartet - Normandy / Let Me Call You Sweetheart(Shellac, 10") Victor 19941 Canada 1926 Sell This Version
15111-D Beth Slater Whitson - Let Me Call You Sweetheart / Sweet Bunch Of Daisies album art Mc Michen's Melody Men* Let Me Call You Sweetheart (as Whitson) Mc Michen's Melody Men* - Let Me Call You Sweetheart / Sweet Bunch Of Daisies Columbia 15111-D US 1927 Sell This Version
20428 Beth Slater Whitson - Let Me Call You Sweetheart / Roses Remind Me Of You album art Maurice J. Gunsky* / Franklyn Baur Let Me Call You Sweetheart (as Whitson) Maurice J. Gunsky* / Franklyn Baur - Let Me Call You Sweetheart / Roses Remind Me Of You(Shellac, 10") Victor 20428 US 1927 Sell This Version
279 Beth Slater Whitson - Meet Me Tonight In Dreamland / I'm Sorry I Made You Cry album art Jack Major (2) Meet Me Tonight In Dreamland (as Whitson) Jack Major (2) - Meet Me Tonight In Dreamland / I'm Sorry I Made You Cry(Shellac, 10") Brunswick 279 US 1929 Sell This Version
1096 Beth Slater Whitson - Let Me Call You Sweetheart / Kiss Me Again album art Jan Garber And His Orchestra Let Me Call You Sweetheart (as Whitson) Jan Garber And His Orchestra - Let Me Call You Sweetheart / Kiss Me Again(Shellac, 10") Decca 1096 US 1936 Sell This Version
03588 Beth Slater Whitson - Let Me Call You Sweetheart / Ten Little Fingers And Ten Little Toes album art Frank Novak And His Rootin' Tootin' Boys Let Me Call You Sweetheart (as Whitson) Frank Novak And His Rootin' Tootin' Boys - Let Me Call You Sweetheart / Ten Little Fingers And Ten Little Toes(Shellac, 10") Vocalion (2) 03588 US 1937 Sell This Version
B-7246 Beth Slater Whitson - Down By The Old Mill Stream / Let Me Call You Sweetheart album art The Old Timer's Orchestra Let Me Call You Sweetheart (as Whitson) The Old Timer's Orchestra - Down By The Old Mill Stream / Let Me Call You Sweetheart(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-7246 US 1937 Sell This Version
505 Beth Slater Whitson - Meet Me Tonight In Dreamland / Diane album art Eddie Condon & His Windy City Seven* / Jack Teagarden Meet Me Tonight In Dreamland (as Whitson) Eddie Condon & His Windy City Seven* / Jack Teagarden - Meet Me Tonight In Dreamland / Diane(Shellac, 10") Commodore 505 US 1938 Sell This Version
C-26, C 26 Beth Slater Whitson - Popular American Waltzes album art Al Goodman And His Orchestra Let Me Call You Sweetheart (as Whitson) Al Goodman And His Orchestra - Popular American Waltzes (Album) Columbia, Columbia C-26, C 26 US 1940 Sell This Version
3181 Beth Slater Whitson - On The Accordeon / Meet Me In Dreamland album art Jolly Jack Robel And His Orchestra* Meet Me In Dreamland Jolly Jack Robel And His Orchestra* - On The Accordeon / Meet Me In Dreamland(Shellac, 10") Decca 3181 US 1940 Sell This Version