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1924 Best Known Public Domain Songs List of 90

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IMPORTANT: This list is based on USA Copyright Law and is intended only as a help in researching public domain music. This list is NOT sufficient documentation that music is in the Public Domain. To prove PD status in the USA, you MUST find a published copy of the song with a copyright date of 1924 or earlier. Our PD Sheet Music Reprints are exact reprints of books and sheet music published in 1924 or earlier and include music, lyrics, and complete original copyright information. Some of these songs may not be PD in countries other than the USA.

 TitleV=Verse   C=Chorus   N=Note   P=Production
w=Words   m=Music
1 - 3  $5 ea
4 up  $4 ea
Adoring You
Popular Song
1924 - w. Joseph McCarthy, m. Harry Tierney PD Reprint
All Alone (Irving Berlin)
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Irving Berlin V - Just like a melody that lingers on, You seem to haunt me night and day. I never realized till you had gone How much I cared about you. C - All alone. I'm so all alone. There is no one else but you. All alone by the telephone waiting for a ring, a ting-a-ling. PD Reprint
At The End Of The Road
Popular Song
1924 - w. Ballard MacDonald, James F. Hanley PD Reprint
Bagdad (J.Yellen,M.Ager)
Popular Song
1924 - w. Jack Yellen, m. Milton Ager PD Reprint
Big Bad Bill Is Sweet William Now
Popular Song
1924 - m. Milton Ager (b. October 6, 1893; d. May 6, 1979), w. Jack Yellen (b. January 1, 1970; d. April 17, 1991) V - In the town of Louisville, They've got a man called Big Bad Bill; I want to tell you he sure was tough; Brother he was rough. C - Big Bad Bill is sweet William now; Married life has changed him somehow. He's the man they all used to fear; Now the people call him Willie dear. PD Reprint
Big Boy
Popular Song
1924 - w. Jack Yellen, m. Milton Ager PD Reprint
California Here I Come
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Joseph Meyer, Al Jolson, Bud DeSylva P - Bombo - 1921, Broadway Musical V - When the wintry winds are blowing; And the snow is starting in to fall, Then my eyes turn westward knowing, That's the place I love the best of all. C - California, here I come. Right back where I started from. Where bowers of flowers bloom in the sun. Each morning at dawning, Birdies sing an' ev'ry thing. PD Reprint
Call Of The South
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Irving Berlin P - Music Box Revue 1925 PD Reprint
Charley, My Boy
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Gus Kahn, Ted FioRito PD Reprint
Christopher Robin Is Saying His Prayers
Popular Song
m. H. Fraser-Simson , w. A.A. Milne V - Little boy kneels at the foot of the bed, Droops on the little hands little gold head, Hush! Hush! Whisper who dares! Christopher Robin is saying his prayers. PD Reprint
Colorado
Popular Song
1924 - w. Walter Hirsch, m. Harold A. Dellon PD Reprint
Copenhagen
Popular Song
1924 - w. Walter Melrose m. Charlie Davis V - Way down in Old New Orleans You will find shoulder shakin' queens And when they roll their eyes You wake up in paradise. C - Professer man won't you play Copenhagen 'cause that's one tune sure has got me runnin' wild. Nobody knows how that tune burns up my clothers So Hey Hey Hey Syncopate all night long. PD Reprint
Deep In My Heart Dear
Popular Song
1924 - w. Dorothy Donnelly, m. Sigmund Romberg PD Reprint
Does the Spearmint Lose Its Flavor
Popular Song
1924 - w. Billy Rose, Marty Bloom, m. Ernest Breuer P - The Student Prince PD Reprint
Don't Mind the Rain
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Chester Conn, Ned Miller V - Sorrows were never meant to be, And still the come to you and me, But like the skies of grey They come and go away. So: - C - Don't mind the rain. It's bound to clear up again. For when the clouds go rolling by, A rainbow lights the sky, And all at one time There is sunshine, PD Reprint
Doo Wacka Doo
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Clarence Gaskill, Walter Donaldson, George Horther V - Billy McCoy was a boy who could play, you bet, Oh, how they swaged when he played on his old cornet. He's got a smile and a cute little style that's all his own. C - Doo Wack-a Doo, wack-a-doo, wack-a doo, Nothing to it but it's sweet, That tune goes right to your feet. PD Reprint
Doodle Doo Doo
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Art Kassel, Mel Stitzel PD Reprint
Dream Girl
Popular Song
1924 - w. Rida Johnson Young m. Victor Herbert P - The Dream Girl N - a.k.a. My Dream Girl PD Reprint
Drink Drink Drink (Student Prince)
Popular Song
1924 - W. Donothy Donnelly, m. Sigmund Romberg P - The Student Prince PD Reprint
End Of The Road
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Harry Lauder & William Dillon PD Reprint
Everybody Loves My Baby
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Jack Palmer & Spencer Williams V - I'm as happy as a king Feelin' good-n' ev'ry thing I'm just like a bird in spring To to let it out. C - Ev'rybody loves my baby, But my baby don't love nobody but me. Nobody but me. Ev'rybody wants my baby, But my baby don't want nobody but me. PD Reprint
Fascinating Rhythm
Popular Song
1924 - w. Ira Gershwin m. George Gershwin. P - Lady Be Good V - Got a little rhythm. A rhythm, a rhythm That Pit-a-pats through my brain. So darn persistent, The day isn't distant When it'll drive me insane. C - Fascinating Rhythm. You've got me on the go! Fascinating Rhythm I'm all aquiver. What a mess you're making! The neighbors want to know why I'm always shaking Just like a flivver. PD Reprint
Follow The Swallow
Popular Song
1924 - w. Billy Rose, Mort Dixon, m. Ray Henderson PD Reprint
Go 'Long Mule
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Henry Creamer, Robert King N - Novelty Song - 22 Verses PD Reprint
Golden Days
Popular Song
1924 - m. Sigmund Romberg. P - The Student Prince V - Down where the necktar flows swiftly alone Nestles a town that is famous in song, Laughing lads roam thro' its streets so quaint, No one's a sinner much less a saint. C - Golden days in the sunshine of our happy youth. Golden days full of innocence and full of truth! In our hearts we remember them all else above. Golden days of youth and love! PD Reprint
Half of It, Dearie Blues
Popular Song
1924 - w. Ira Gershwin m. George Gershwin. P - Lady Be Good PD Reprint
Hard Hearted Hannah
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Jack Yellen,Milton Ager, Bob Bigelow, Charles Bates PD Reprint
He's The Hottest Man in Town
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Owen Murphy, Jay Gorney PD Reprint
Honest and Truly
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Fred Rose PD Reprint
How Come You Do Me Like You Do
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Roy Bergere, Gene Austin PD Reprint
I Want To Be Happy
Popular Song
1924 - w. Irving Caesar, m. Vincent Youmans P - No, No Nanette PD Reprint
I Wonder What's Become Of Sally?
Popular Song
1924 - w. Jack Yellen, m. Milt Ager PD Reprint
I'll See You In My Dreams
Popular Song
1924 - w. Gus Kahn m. Isham Jones PD Reprint
I'm A Little Blackbird Looking for a Bluebird
Popular Song
1924 - w. Grant Clarke & Roy Turk m. George W. Meyer & Arthur Johnson PD Reprint
In Shadowland
Popular Song
1924 - w. Sam W. Lewis & Joe Young m. Ruth Brooks & Fred E. Ahlert PD Reprint
Indian Love Call
Popular Song
1924 - w. Otto Harbach & Oscar Hammerstein II, m. Rudolf Friml P - Rose Marie V - So echoes of sweet love notes gently fall Thru the forest stillness, as fond waiting Indian lovers call! C - When I'm calling you-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo! Will you answer too-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo? That means I offer my love to you to be you own. N - a.k.a The Call PD Reprint
It Had To Be You
Popular Song
1924 - m. Isham Edgar Jones (1894-1956), w. Gus Kahn (1886-1941) V - Why do I do just as you say. Why must I just give you your way. Why do I sigh. Why don't I forget. It must have been something lovers call fate. C - It had to be you. It had to be you. I wander'd around And finally found The somebody who Could make me be true, could make me be blue. PD Reprint
Jealous
Popular Song
1924 - w. Tommy Malie & Dick Finch m. Jack Little PD Reprint
June Brought The Roses
Popular Song
1924 - w. Ralph Stanley m. John Openshaw PD Reprint
June Night
Popular Song
1924 - w. Cliff Friend m. Abel Baer PD Reprint
Just We Two
Popular Song
1924 - w. Dorothy Donnelly m. Sigmund Romberg P - The Student Prince PD Reprint
Keep Smiling At Trouble
Popular Song
1924 - w. Al Jolson & B. G. De Sylva m. Lewis E. Gensler PD Reprint
King Porter Stomp
Popular Song
1924 - Jelly Roll Morton PD Reprint
Lazy
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Irving Berlin PD Reprint
Let Me Linger Longer In Your Arms
Popular Song
1924 - w. Cliff Friend m. Abel Baer PD Reprint
Little Jazz Bird
Popular Song
1924 - w. Ira Gershwin m. George Gershwin P - Lady Be Good PD Reprint
Mama's Gone, Goodbye
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. A. J. Piron & Peter Bocage PD Reprint
Man I Love
Popular Song
1924 - w. Ira Gershwin m. George Gershwin PD Reprint
Mandalay (Burtnett,Lyman,Arnheim)
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Earl Burtnett, Abe Lyman & Gus Arnheim PD Reprint
Mandy Make Up Your Mind
Popular Song
1924 - w. Grant Clarke & Roy Turk m. George W. Meyer P - Dixie To Broadway PD Reprint
Maytime
Popular Song
1924 - w. Buddy DeSylva, m. Vincent Rose PD Reprint
Memory Lane
Popular Song
1924 - w. B. G. De Sylva m. Larry Spier & Con Conrad PD Reprint
Mounties
Popular Song
1924 - w. Otto Harbach & Oscar Hammerstein II m. Rudolf Friml P - Rose Marie PD Reprint
My Best Girl
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Walter Donaldson PD Reprint
My Time Is Your Time
Popular Song
1924 - w. Eric Little m. Leo Dance PD Reprint
New Kind Of Man With A New Kind Of Love
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Sidney Clare, Leon Flatow PD Reprint
Nobody's Sweetheart
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Gus Kahn, Ernie Erdman, Billie Meyers, Elmer Schobel P - The Vagabond Lover PD Reprint
O Katharina
Popular Song
1924 - w. L. Wolfe Gilbert m. Richard Fall PD Reprint
Oh Lady, Be Good
Popular Song
1924 - w. Ira Gershwin m. George Gershwin P - Lady Be Good PD Reprint
Oh Miss Hannah
Popular Song
1924 - w. Thekla Hollingsworth m. Jessie L. Deppen PD Reprint
Oh! Mabel
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Gus Kahn, Ted Fio Rito PD Reprint
One I Love Belongs To Someone Else
Popular Song
1924 - w. Gus Kahn m. Isham Jones PD Reprint
Parisian Pierot
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Noel Coward PD Reprint
Pasadena
Popular Song
1924 - Grant Clarke, Edgar Leslie, Harry Warren PD Reprint
Prince Of Wails
Popular Song
1924 - m. Elmer Schoebel PD Reprint
Prisoner's Song
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Guy Massey PD Reprint
Put Away A Little Ray Of Golden Sunshine
Popular Song
1924 - w. Sam Lewis, Joe Young m. Fred Ahlert PD Reprint
Red Hot Mama
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Gilbert Wells, Bud Cooper & Fred Rose PD Reprint
Rhapsody In Blue
Popular Song
1924 - m. George Gershwin N - Harms Music 1924 Publication: Sheet Music PD Reprint
Rock-A-Bye My Baby Blues
Popular Song
1924 - w. Larry Yoell, m. Billy Hill PD Reprint
Rose Marie
Popular Song
1924 - w. Otto Harbach & Oscar Hammerstein II m. Rudolf Friml P - Rose Marie PD Reprint
Santa Claus Blues
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Charley Straight, Gus Kahn V - The merry bells are ringing today But they don't mean nothing to me. I hear the children singing to day but I'm as blue as I can be C - No money, no honey to buy a present for me; Nobody, no toddy to make things pleasant for me. PD Reprint
Second Minuet
Popular Song
1924 - w. Aubrey Dowdon , m. Maurice Besly PD Reprint
Serenade (Student Prince)
Popular Song
1924 - w. Dorothy Donnelly, m. Sigmund Romberg P - The Student Prince PD Reprint
Shine
Popular Song
1924 - w. Cecil Mack & Lew Brown m. Ford T. Dabney PD Reprint
Since Ma Is Playing Mahjong
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Billy Rose, Con Conrad PD Reprint
Some Other Day, Some Other Girl
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Gus Kahn, Isham Jones PD Reprint
Somebody Loves Me
Popular Song
1924 - w. Ballard MacDonald, B. G. De Sylva, m. George Gershwin P - George White's Scandals of 1924 PD Reprint
Spain
Popular Song
1924 - w. Gus Kahn m. Isham Jones PD Reprint
Sweet Little You
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Irving Bibo PD Reprint
Tea For Two
Popular Song
1924 - w. Irving Caesar m. Vincent Youmans PD Reprint
There's Yes! Yes! In Your Eyes
Popular Song
1924 - w. Cliff Friend m. Joseph H. Santly PD Reprint
Totem-Tom-Tom
Popular Song
1924 - w. Oscar Hammerstein II & Otto Harbach m. Rudolf Friml P - Rose Marie PD Reprint
What Has Become Of Hinky Dinky Parlay Voo
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Al Dubin, Irving Mills, Jimmy McHugh, Irwin Dash V - Do you ever think of the time when all of the boys went 'cross the sea, To the land of Wee Wee Wee, Where they rolled with Sweet Marie C - What has become of 'Hinky Dinky Parlay Voo'? . . . Maybe she still is true to you and true to the rest of the army, too. Hinky Dinky Parlay Voo N - Has 26 verses. PD Reprint
What'll I Do
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Irving Berlin P - Music Box Revue of 1923 PD Reprint
When My Sugar Walks Down The Street
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Gene Austin, Jimmy McHugh & Irving Mills PD Reprint
When You and I Were Seventeen
Popular Song
1924 - w. Gus Kahn m. Charles Rosoff PD Reprint
Where The Lazy Daisies Grow
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Cliff Friend PD Reprint
Why Did I Kiss That Girl?
Popular Song
1924 - w. Lew Brown m. Robert A. King & Ray Henderson PD Reprint
Wreck On The Southern Old 97
Popular Song
1924 - w.m. Henry Whitter V - They gave him up his order at Monroe Vaginia, saying Steve you're way behind time. This is not 'Thirty Eight' but it's 'Old Ninety-seven', You must put her in Spencer on time. N - a.k.a. Wreck Of The Old 97 (1944) PD Reprint
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