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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.

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Songs are on this PD list if we have a pre-1925 PD sheet music publication in our library AND if anyone has asked about PD status of the song in the past 20 years.
Daddy
Children
F. Behrend V - Take my head on your shoulder, Daddy. Turn your face to the west. It is just the hour when the sky turns gold. PD Reprint
Daddy Long Legs
Popular Song
1919 - m. Harry Ruby, w. Sam Lewis, Joe Young PD Reprint
Daddy Mine
Popular Song
w.m. Lew Wilson, Alfred Dubin PD Reprint
Daddy, You've Been A Mother To Me
Popular Song
1920 - w.m. Fred Fisher V - I just can remember my mother, Angels one day, took her away, You took her place with a smile on your face, That's why I'm happy to say C - Daddy, dear old daddy, You've been more than a daddy to me, You might have gone with the boys ev'ry night, You gave them up just to bring me up right. PD Reprint
Daddy's Little Girl
Popular Song
1905 - m. Theodore F. Morse, w. Edward Madden PD Reprint
Daisies Won't Tell
Popular Song
1908 - w.m. Anita Owen PD Reprint
Daisy
Children
V - I'm a pretty little thing, Always coming with the spring, in the meadows I am found, Peeping just above the ground PD Reprint
Dam It
Traditional
1731 PD Reprint
Dame Durden
Traditional
Old English Song V - Dame Durden in the morn so soon, she did begin to call; To rouse her servant maids and men, she then began to bawl. C - Dame Durden kept five serving girls, to carry the milking paid. She also kept five lab'ring men to use the spade and flail. PD Reprint
Dance a Baby Diddy
Children
V - Dance a baby diddy! What can mammy do wid'e? Sit in her lap, Give it some pap, PD Reprint
Dance of the Fairies
Children
V - The fairies are dancing, how nimbly they bound, They flit o'er the grass top, they touch not the ground. PD Reprint
Dance Of The Grizzly Bear
Popular Song
1910 - m. George Botsford, w. Irving Berlin N - Vocal Artist: Sophie Tucker PD Reprint
Dance Of The Honeybees
Popular Song
1902 - m. Benjamin Richmond PD Reprint
Dance of the Wild Flowers
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Dance with Me
College
PD Reprint
Dancing Fool
Popular Song
1922 - m. Ted Snyder, w. Harry B. Smith, Francis Wheeler PD Reprint
Dancing Lesson
Children
V - Brother come and dance with mel Both my hand I'm offering thee, PD Reprint
Danube River
Traditional
Aide PD Reprint
Danville Chariot
Spiritual
V - I done been to heaven, an' I done been tried, I been to de water, an' I been baptized, C - Oh, swing low, sweet chariot, Pray let me enter in, I don' want to stay here no longer. PD Reprint
Daphne
Traditional
1650 PD Reprint
Dar's One More Ribber To Cross
Traditional
1881 PD Reprint
Darby and Joan
Traditional
Malloy PD Reprint
Dargason
Traditional
1650 PD Reprint
Daring Young Man on the Flying TrapezeSee The Flying Trapeze
Dark as a Dungeon
Traditional
PD Reprint
Dark Is the Night
Traditional
PD Reprint
Darling Go to Rest
Children
V - Evening shades are falling; Time to go to rest, Stars are softly calling Darling to her rest; PD Reprint
Darrow Warrow
Traditional
1860 PD Reprint
Dartmouth Our Dartmouth
College
N - Dartmouth College PD Reprint
Dartmouth Song
College
N - Dartmouth College PD Reprint
Dashing Cavaliers
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Dat Lovin' Rag
Traditional
1908 - w. Victor H. Smalley, m. Bernard Adler PD Reprint
Dauntless March
Popular Song
1877 PD Reprint
David of the White Stone
Traditional
PD Reprint
Davy Jones' Locker
Traditional
1901 PD Reprint
Dawn of Day
Traditional
Welsh PD Reprint
Day By Day
Popular Song
1900 PD Reprint
Day of Judgment
Traditional
PD Reprint
Day That You Grew Colder
Popular Song
1905 - w.m. Paul Dresser PD Reprint
Days of Summer Glory
Children
C.M. von Weber V - Days of summer glory, Days I love to see C - La la la, la la la, la la la, la la la, la la la PD Reprint
Days of Youth
Popular Song
PD Reprint
De Back-log
Traditional
1862 PD Reprint
De Contrack
Traditional
1860 PD Reprint
De Ole Sheep Done Know De Road
Spiritual
V - Oh, sooner in de mornin' when I rise, De young lambs mus' find de way. Wid crosses an' trials on ebry side, C - Oh, de ole sheep done know de road . . . De young lambs mus' find de way. PD Reprint
De Winter'll Soon Be Over
Spiritual
V - Oh, look up yonder what I see, Bright angels comin' arter me. C - Oh de winter . . . de winter'll soon be ober children. . .Yes, my Lord. PD Reprint
De'il's Awa' Ai' the Exciseman
Traditional
PD Reprint
Dear Alma Mater
College
PD Reprint
Dear Aunt May
College
PD Reprint
Dear Bucknell
College
N - Bucknell University PD Reprint
Dear College Chums
Popular Song
w.m. Charles K. Harris PD Reprint
Dear Heart
Popular Song
1919 - m. W.C. Polla, Willard Goldsmith, w. Jean Lefavre V - I'm dreaming dreams of days gone by, A heart that once was true C - Dear heart, are you true to me N - NOT Henry Mancini's Dear Heart (I wish you were here) PD Reprint
Dear Heart (Knight For A Day)
Popular Song
w.m. J. Anton Dailey P - A Knight For A Day PD Reprint
Dear Kenyon
College
N - Kenyon College PD Reprint
Dear Little Rose Girl
Popular Song
m. Anselm Goetz, w. William Cary Duncan P - Dear Little Rose Girl PD Reprint
Dear Mother Goose
Children
w. Kate Forman, m. Carrie Bullard V - O dear Mother Goose, come and take us PD Reprint
Dear Old Moonlight
Popular Song
1909 - m. Tom Lemonier, w. Henry Creamer PD Reprint
Dear Old Pals
Traditional
G.W. Hunt PD Reprint
Dear Old Reserve
College
N - Western Reserve University PD Reprint
Dear Old Rose
Popular Song
1912 - m. George W. Meyer, w. Jack Drislane PD Reprint
Dear Old Yale
College
N - Yale University PD Reprint
Dearest Place
Traditional
1890 - Wrighton PD Reprint
Dearest Spot is Home
Traditional
1891 - Wrighton PD Reprint
Dearie
Popular Song
1905 - w.m. Clare Kummer PD Reprint
Dearie Dear
Popular Song
m. Bert C. Randall, w. Fred C. Roegge, Henry Roegge, Jr. PD Reprint
Death and Burial of Cock Robin
Children
V - Who kill's Cock Robin? I, said the Sparrow; With my bow and arrow, I kill'd Cock Robin. PD Reprint
Death and the Lady
Traditional
PD Reprint
Deirdre's Farewell to Scotlands
Traditional
Hebrides PD Reprint
Delaware Cotillion
Traditional
PD Reprint
Delight of Gruffydd ap Cynan
Traditional
PD Reprint
Delight of the Men of Dovey
Traditional
PD Reprint
Dem Charming Bells
Spiritual
V - Come along my brother, come along, For your time is drawing near; C - Lord, I'm almost home! . . . For to ring them charming bells! PD Reprint
Democracy's Call
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Demon Lover
Traditional
PD Reprint
Demonstration
College
PD Reprint
Der Baum in Odenwald
Traditional
PD Reprint
Der Schweizer
Traditional
PD Reprint
Der Wandersmann
Traditional
PD Reprint
Derby Reel
Traditional
1823 PD Reprint
Dere's an Old Camp Meetin'
College
PD Reprint
Derry Down
Folk Song
1600s - English Folk Song C - Hey down, ho down, derry, derry, down N - See Three Ravens and The Keeper PD Reprint
Des Madchens Klage
Traditional
1831 - w. Philipp Duringer, m. Traditional PD Reprint
Desiree
Patriotic
1884 - m. John Philip Sousa PD Reprint
Despairing Lover
Traditional
1711 PD Reprint
Devil among the Quakers
Traditional
1823 PD Reprint
Dh' Fhalbh Mo Leannan Fhein
Traditional
PD Reprint
Dick's Maggot
Traditional
1703 PD Reprint
Did You Hear My Jesus
Spiritual
V - Ef you want to get to hebben, come a-long . . . Hear my Jesus when He call you. C - Did you hear my Jesus when He call you . . . For to try on your long white robe. PD Reprint
Didelphis or Opossum March and Two Step
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Die Auserwahlte
Traditional
PD Reprint
Die Binschgauer Wallfahrt
Traditional
PD Reprint
Die drei Reitertrad
Traditional
PD Reprint
Die drei Roselein Schwabisches
Traditional
PD Reprint
Die Lindenwtin
Traditional
w. 1876, m - w. R. Baumbach, m. Franz Abt PD Reprint
Dimpled Cheek
Traditional
PD Reprint
Dimples
Traditional
PD Reprint
Dingy Slowdown
Traditional
Robert Hoffman PD Reprint
Dissembling Love
Traditional
1650 PD Reprint
Dixie Queen
Traditional
PD Reprint
Do do My Huckleberry Do
Traditional
1893 PD Reprint
Do I Love Her
College
PD Reprint
Do Not Awaken My Memories
Traditional
PD Reprint
Do Not Scold Me and Do Not Reproach Me
Traditional
PD Reprint
Do They Think of Me at Home
Traditional
PD Reprint
Do You Ever Think of Me
Popular Song
1920 - m. Earl Burtnett, w. Harry D. Kerr, John Cooper PD Reprint
Do You Take This Woman
Popular Song
1913 - m. Harry Von Tilzer, w. Andrew Sterling PD Reprint
Do You Think I'd Make A Soldier
Spiritual
V - Do you think I'll make a soldier, soldier . . Soldier of the cross C - Rise, shine, give God the glory glory . . . Soldier of the cross PD Reprint
Do, Do, Pity My Case (In Some Lady's Garden)
Traditional
PD Reprint
Doan Ye Cry, Ma Honey
Popular Song
1899 - w.m. Albert W. Noll PD Reprint
Doctor Brown
Traditional
PD Reprint
Doctor Cook's in Town
College
PD Reprint
Doctor Tinkle Tinker
Popular Song
1910 - m. Karl Hoschna, w. Otto Harbach PD Reprint
Dodger
Traditional
PD Reprint
Dodo Baby Do
Children
V - Dodo, Baby, Do Now my babe to sleep will go, There the old hen dozes, Over 'neath the roses, PD Reprint
Dog and the Cat
Children
V - Why do you scratch me Pussy, You naughty little thing? Unless you stop Miss Pussy, Another tune you'll sing! PD Reprint
Dolly and Her Mamma
Children
V - Dolly, you're a naughty girl, All you hair is out of curl PD Reprint
Dolly Gray Barn Dance
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Don't Bet Your Money on de Shanghai
Traditional
1861 - Stephen Collins Foster PD Reprint
Don't Call de Roll
Spiritual
V - Jacob's ladder slim an' tall. Don't call de roll till I git there. Haint got de faith surely yo' mus' fall . . . C - Oh, don't call de roll . . . don't call de roll till I git there. PD Reprint
Don't Call The Roll
Spiritual
V - Don't call the roll, John, Till I get there, Don't call the roll, John, Till I get there. C - Ain't that a pity, Lord! Sin and a shame, Sinner man so hard believe. PD Reprint
Don't Cry Little Girl, Don't Cry
Popular Song
w.m. Macco Dinkard PD Reprint
Don't Cry, Frenchy, Don't Cry
Popular Song
1919 - m. Walter Donaldson, w. Sam Lewis, Joe Young PD Reprint
Don't Forget Dar's a Weddin' To-night
College
PD Reprint
Don't I Though
College
N - Overelin College PD Reprint
Don't Leave Me, Lord
Spiritual
V - Jesus, Jesus is my frien', Lord, don't heave a me behin', He will go with me to de en' C - Don't leave me, Lord. Don't leave me Lord. Lord, don't leave a me behin'. PD Reprint
Don't Put Me Off At Buffalo Any More
Popular Song
1901 - m. Jean Schwartz, w. William Jerome PD Reprint
Don't Try To Steal The Sweetheart Of A Soldier
Popular Song
m. Van Schenck, w. Alfred Bryan PD Reprint
Don't Wake Me Up, I'm Dreaming
Popular Song
1910 - m. Henry Ingraham, w. Beth Slater Wilson V - Dreaming I stray, back love's sweet way, Ev'ry where I find but gladness. C - Don't wake me up I am dreaming, Dreaming of one I love. PD Reprint
Don't Ye View Dat Ship a-Come a-Sailin'
Spiritual
V - Don't ye view dat ship a come a sailin'? . . . Dat ship is heavy loaded . . . She neither reels nor totters. C - Hallelujah! PD Reprint
Don't You Remember the Time
Popular Song
1919 - w.m. W. R. Williams PD Reprint
Don't You Think That You Could Learn To Love Me
Popular Song
m. Percy Wenrich, w. Morris S. Silver PD Reprint
Don't You Want To Go
Spiritual
V - O brother don't you want to go? . . . Come, less go down to Jordan, Hallelu! C - Less go down to Jordan . . . Hallelu! PD Reprint
Don't You Wish You Were Back Home Again?
Popular Song
w.m. Charles K. Harris PD Reprint
Done Been Sanctified
Spiritual
V - One day I'se a walking a long, The Lord done sanctified me . . Mourner, behold de Lamb of God. C - He sanctified my soul. PD Reprint
Doo Dah Blues
Popular Song
1922 - m. Ted FioRito, w. Fred Rose PD Reprint
Dora Dean
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Dost Thou Love Me, Sister Ruth
Traditional
1895 - Haydn PD Reprint
Doubtful Shepherd
Traditional
1780 PD Reprint
Douglas! Tender and True
Traditional
Scott PD Reprint
Dove
Traditional
Traditional Welsh PD Reprint
Dover Pier
Traditional
1791 PD Reprint
Down Along the Mother Volga
Traditional
PD Reprint
Down Among the Cane-Brakes
Traditional
1860 - Stephen Collins Foster PD Reprint
Down Among the Dead Men
Traditional
1660 - Traditional PD Reprint
Down Among the Sheltering Pines
Traditional
PD Reprint
Down At The Husking Bee
Popular Song
1908 - m. S.R. Henry, w. Monroe Rosenfeld PD Reprint
Down By the Meadow Brook
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Down By the O-Hi-O
Popular Song
1920 - m. Abe Oldman, w. Jack Yellen PD Reprint
Down By the River (We'll Gain)
Spiritual
V - And if those mourners would believe, Down by the river, The gift of life they would receive, Down by the riverside. C - Yes, we'll gain this world, Down by the river . . . Down by the riverside. PD Reprint
Down By the River (We'll Wait)
Spiritual
V - Oh, hallelujah to the Lamb, Down by the river, The Lord is on the giving hand . . . C - Oh, we'll wait till Jesus comes, Down by the river . . Down by the riverside. PD Reprint
Down in a Coal Mine
Traditional
PD Reprint
Down in Alabam'
Traditional
PD Reprint
Down In Bom-Bombay
Popular Song
1915 - m. Harry Carroll, w. Ballard MacDonald PD Reprint
Down in Maryland
College
PD Reprint
Down in Mobile
College
PD Reprint
Down in Poverty Row
Traditional
1895 PD Reprint
Down In The Deep, Let Me Sleep When I Die
Popular Song
1900 - m. Henry W. Petrie, w. W.L. Titus PD Reprint
Down In The Depths
Popular Song
1901 - w.m. Henry W. Petrie PD Reprint
Down in the Licensed Saloon
Traditional
1899 PD Reprint
Down in the Old Apple Orchard
College
m. Ted Garton, Max Clay, w. Will R. Garton PD Reprint
Down In The Old Meadow Lane
Popular Song
m. Egbert Van Alstyne, w. Harry Williams PD Reprint
Down In The Vale Of The Shenandoah
Popular Song
1904 - w.m. Charles K. Harris PD Reprint
Down on Penny's Farm
Traditional
PD Reprint
Down On The Farm
Popular Song
1902 - m. Harry Von Tilzer, w. Raymond A. Browne PD Reprint
Down on the FarmSee I Want To Go Back To Michigan (Down On The Farm)
Down South
Popular Song
1900 - m. William H. Myddleton PD Reprint
Down The Field
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Down The Old Church Aisle
Popular Song
1921 - w.m. Ray Perkins PD Reprint
Down the Trail
Popular Song
1920 - w.m. Ernest R. Ball PD Reprint
Down Where The Cotton Blossoms Grow
Popular Song
1901 - m. Harry Von Tilzer, w. Andrew Sterling PD Reprint
Down Where The Silv'ry Mohawk Flows
Popular Song
1905 - m. John Heinzman, Otto Heinzman, w. Monroe Rosenfeld PD Reprint
Down Where The Swanee River Flows
Popular Song
1916 - m. Albert Von Tilzer, w. Charles S. Alberte, Charles McCarron PD Reprint
Downward Road is Crowded
Spiritual
V - Come all ye wayward trav'lers, An' let us jine an' sing, De everlastin' praises, Of Jesus Christ our King. C - Oh, de downward road is crowded, crowded, crowded . . . with unbelievin' souls. PD Reprint
Doxology
Children
L. Bourgeois V - All people that on earth do dwell, Sing to the Lord with cheerful voice C - Praise God from who all blessings flow. Praise him all creatures here below. Praise him above ye heavenly hosts. Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. PD Reprint
Drake's Drum
Traditional
CV Stanford PD Reprint
Draper's Maggot
Traditional
1721 PD Reprint
Dream
Traditional
1895 PD Reprint
Dream Days
Popular Song
1913 - m. Charles L. Johnson PD Reprint
Dream Faces
Traditional
Hutchinson PD Reprint
Dreaming Alone in the Twilight
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Dreaming Day Dreams
Popular Song
w.m. Wenonah Owen PD Reprint
Dreaming Of Bye Gone Days
Popular Song
w.m. Eugene R. Kenney PD Reprint
Dreaming, Love, Of You
Popular Song
1905 - w.m. Charles K. Harris PD Reprint
Dreams (Smith)
Popular Song
w.m. Russell Smith V - Life has its sadness and gladness, Love has its sorry and pain. C - Dreams, dreams, love dreams. Dreaming that you are mine. PD Reprint
Dreams of Home
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Dreams Of Long Ago
Popular Song
1912 - m. Enrico Caruso, w. John Focaci, Earl Carroll PD Reprint
Dreamy Alabama
Popular Song
1919 - m. Joe Young, w. Ballard MacDonald PD Reprint
Dreamy Melody
Popular Song
1922 - w.m. Ted Koehler, Frank Magine, Clayton Naset PD Reprint
Drink It Down Drink It Down
Traditional
1853 PD Reprint
Drink Puppy Drink
Traditional
1874 - C.J. Whyte-Melville PD Reprint
Drinking Song
College
PD Reprint
Drinking Song (Tillie's Nightmare)
Popular Song
m. A. Baldwin Sloane, w. Edgar Smith P - Tillie's Nightmare PD Reprint
Driving Away at the Smoothing Inn
Traditional
PD Reprint
Droppings of the Mash-Tub
Traditional
PD Reprint
Drowner Lover
Traditional
PD Reprint
Drum-Major of Schneider's Bank
College
PD Reprint
Drumclog
Traditional
PD Reprint
Dry Dock Waltz
Traditional
PD Reprint
Dude Who Couldn't Dance
College
PD Reprint
Dude Who Didn't Dance
College
PD Reprint
Duet from "Parigi O Cara"
Traditional
1882 - Dugall Quin PD Reprint
Duet from Linda
Traditional
PD Reprint
Duke of Bedford
Traditional
PD Reprint
Duke of Rutland's Delight
Traditional
1728 PD Reprint
Dull Sir John
Traditional
1650 PD Reprint
Dunderbeck
Traditional
1894 PD Reprint
Dusky Night
Traditional
1777 PD Reprint
Dust an' Ashes
Spiritual
V - Dust, dust and ashes fly over my grave C - He rose, he rose, he rose from de dead PD Reprint
Dustman
Children
J.L. Molloy V - When the toys are growing weary and the twilight gathers in, When the nurs'ry still re-echoes to the children's merry din PD Reprint
Dutch Company
Traditional
PD Reprint
Dutch National Song
Traditional
PD Reprint
Dutch Warbler
College
PD Reprint
Duty To Home And Flag
Popular Song
1903 - w.m. Ed Rogers PD Reprint
Dying Girl
Traditional
PD Reprint
Dying Volunteer
Traditional
1861 - Gumpert PD Reprint
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