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POP CULTURE MADNESS TOP 100 SONGS OF THE 1800s PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Barry Kowal   
Sep 06, 2007 at 03:13 PM
POP CULTURE MADNESS TOP 100 SONGS OF THE 1800s*


  1 GOOD MORNING TO ALL (HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU) - 1893 
  2 Amazing Grace - 1800 
  3 Jingle Bells - 1857 (by James Pierpont) 
  4 Old MacDonald Had A Farm - 1859 
  5 Camptown Races** - 1850 (Stephen Foster) 
  **actual title is Gwine to Run All Night
  6 Mary Had a Little Lamb - (1830 Lyrics)
  7 Rock-a-bye Baby - 1884 (by Effie I. Canning) 
  8 Alphabet Song - 1834 (copyrighted by C. Bradlee, it's probably older) 
  9 Wedding March - 1844 (by Felix Mendelssohn, from A Midsummer Night's Dream) 
 10 William Tell Overture - 1829 
 11 Semper Fidelis - 1886 (by John Philip Sousa) 
 12 (Oh Dem) Golden Slippers - 1879 
 13 Stars and Stripes Forever - 1897 (by John Philip Sousa) 
 14 When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again - 1863 (by Louis Lambert & Patrick Gilmore) 
 15 Chopsticks - 1877 
 16 The Battle Hymn of the Republic - 1862 (by Julia Ward Howe) 
 17 While Strolling Through The Park One Day - 1884 (by Ed Haley) 
 18 Can Can - 1858 (by Offenbach) 
 19 When The Saints Go Marching In - 1896 (by Katherine E. Purvis & James M. Black) 
 20 Row Row Row Your Boat - 1881 
 21 Funeral March (Pray For The Dead and the Dead Will Pray For You...) - 1840 
 22 Fur Elise - 1810 (by Beethoven) 
 23 I've Been Working on the Railroad - 1894 
 24 She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain - 1899 
 25 Oh! Susanna - 1848 (by Stephen Foster)
 26 Glory! Glory! Hallelujah! - 1861 
 27 America (God Shed His Grace On Thee) words - 1832 
 28 I've Been Working On The Railroad - 1894 (copyright, is probably older) 
 29 Dixie's Land (aka Dixie) - 1860 
 30 Home, Sweet Home - 1823 (by John Howard Payne) 
 31 Joy to the World - 1839 (by Handel) 
 32 A Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight - 1896 
 33 Alouette -1879 
 34 O Where O Where Has My Little Dog Gone - 1864 (by James Bland) 
 35 Turkey In De Straw - 1834 
 36 Funiculi Funicula - 1880 
 37 Polly Wolly Doodle (All The Day) - 1883 (copyright, is probably older) 
 38 Reveille - 1890 
 39 Gloria - 1890 (by Mozart) 
 40 (Oh My Darling) Clementine - 1863 (by Percy Montrose & H S. Thompson) 
 41 Swing Low, Sweet Chariot - 1872 
 42 Onward,Christian Soldiers - 1871 (by Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould & Sir Arthur Sullivan) 
 43 The Yellow Rose of Texas - 1858 
 44 O Little Town of Bethlehem - 1868 
 45 Buffalo Gals - 1844 (heard in the film It's a Wonderful Life. Malcom McClaren did it in the 1980s too) 
 46 My Bonnie Lies over the Ocean - 1881 
 47 Blue Danube Waltz - 1867 (by J.S. Strauss) 
 48 Shoo Fly Don't Bother Me - 1869 
 49 Rock of Ages - 1832 (by Hastings) 
 50 Au Clair de la Lune - 1811
 51 Morning - 1890 (by Luse) 
 52 Home on the Range - 1873 (by Daniel Kelly & Brewster M. Higley) 
 53 King Cotton March - 1895 
 54 (I Dream Of) Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair - 1854 (by Stephen Foster) 
 55 (Gimme That) Old Time Religion - 1865 
 56 Song Of India - 1897 (by Nikolai Rimsky Korsakov) 
 57 The Man on the Flying Trapeze - 1868 
 58 Hail to the Chief - 1820 (by Sir Walter Scott & James Sanderson) 
 59 Barber of Seville - 1813 
 60 Old Folks at Home (Way Down Upon the Swanee River) - 1851 (by Stephen Foster) 
 61 The Thunderer - 1889 (by John Philip Sousa) 
 62 Skip To My Lou - 1844 
 63 The Merry, Merry Month of May - 1862 (by Stephen Foster) 
 64 Frankie and Johnny - 1869 
 65 Grandfather's Clock - 1876 (by Henry Clay Work) 
 66 Beautiful Dreamer - 1864 (by Stephen Foster ) 
 67 Away In a Manger - 1887 
 68 Flying Dutchman Overture - 1844 (by Wagner) 
 69 The Washington Post - 1889 (by John Philip Sousa) 
 70 A Night on Bald Mountain - 1887 (by Mussorgsky) 
 71 Hello! Ma Baby - 1899 
 72 Git Along Little Dogies - 1893 
 73 Pictures at an Exhibition - 1887 (by Mussorgsky) 
 74 I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen - 1876 
 75 Hark the Herald Angels Sing - 1855
 76 Sleeping Beauty Waltz - 1890 
 77 Peer Gynt Suite - 1888 
 78 Mazel Tov - 1894 
 79 Baa Baa Black Sheep - 1865 
 80 Liberty Bell March - 1893 (by John Philip Sousa) 
 81 Red River Valley - 1896 
 82 Maple Leaf Rag - 1899 (by Scott Joplin) 
 83 Goodnight Ladies - 1853 
 84 King Cotton March - 1895 (by John Philip Sousa) 
 85 Home on the Range - 1873 
 86 Coronation March - 1849 (by Meyerbeer) 
 87 Carry Me Back to Old Virginny - 1878 
 88 At A Georgia Camp Meeting - 1897 (by Kerry Mills) 
 89 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon - 1838 
 90 Good Night - 1899 (by Mendelssohn) 
 91 Dance of the Hours - 1876 (by Ponchielle) 
 92 Gypsy Love Song - 1898 (by Harry B. Smith & Victor Herbert (From the musical The Fortune Teller) 
 93 Prelude in C# Minor - 1893 (by Rachmaninoff) 
 94 Hush-a-bye Baby - 1884 
 95 El Capitan - 1896 (by John Philip Sousa) 
 96 It Came Upon the Midnight Clear - 1850 
 97 Romeo and Juliet - 1871 (by Tchaikovsky) 
 98 Three Little Kittens - 1885 
 99 Good King Wenceslas - 1860ish (words) 
100 I Gave My Love a Cherry - 1850 (heard in 1979 film, Animal House)

 *as posted on their website at:http://www.popculturemadness.com/Music/Charts/1800s.php
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