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1912 Songs: The Year My Mother Was Born

Alexander's Ragtime Band
Love Is Mine
Moonlight Bay
Ragtime Cowboy Joe
That Haunting Melody
Waiting for the Robert E. Lee

1967: The Year My Mother Died

Somebody to Love

Alexander's Ragtime Band


Artists: Arthur Collins & Byron G. Harlan
Song: Alexander's Ragtime Band
Charted: September 1911 for 17 weeks
Other: Grammy Hall of Fame in 2005 (for 1911)

Love Is Mine


Artist: Enrico Caruso
Song: Love is Mine
Charted: May 1912 for 9 weeks (#1)

Moonlight Bay


Artists: The American Quartet
Song: Moonlight Bay
Charted: March 1912 for 16 weeks
Other: Victor 17034; Recorded 12/15/1911; Billy Murray, John Bieling, Steve Porter, William F. Hooley

Ragtime Cowboy Joe


Artist: Bob Roberts
Song: Ragtime Cowboy Joe
Charted: July 1912 for 14 weeks
Other: It may have been released November 1912; conflicting information

That Haunting Melody


Artist: Al Jolson
Song: That Haunting Melody
Charted: March 1912 for 11 weeks
Other: Al Jolson's first recording; one of the earliest examples of scat singing

Waiting for the Robert E. Lee


Artists: The Heidelberg Quintet
Song: Waiting for the Robert E. Lee
Charted: September 1912 for 12 weeks
Other: Billy Murray, John Bieling, Steve Porter, William F. Hooley, Will Oakland


Somebody to Love


Artists: Jefferson Airplane
Song: Somebody to Love
Charted: April 1967 for 15 weeks
Other: Billboard reached #5

1921 Songs: The Year My Father Was Born

Ain't We Got Fun
All By Myself
I Aint Got Nobody
Margie
Say It with Music
There'll Be Some Changes Made

1986: The Year My Dad Died

Venus

Ain't We Got Fun


Artists: Van & Schenck
Song: Ain't We Got Fun
Charted: August 1921 (9 weeks)
Other: US #2 of 1921

All By Myself


Artists: Ted Lewis & His Orchestra
Song: All By Myself
Charted: September 1921 (12 weeks)
Other: US #6 of 1921

I Ain't Got Nobody


Artists: Marion Harris
Song: I Ain't Got Nobody
Charted: June 1921 (7 weeks)
Other: US #1 of 1921

Margie


Artist: Eddie Cantor
Song: Margie
Charted: February 1921 (12 weeks)
Other: US #4 of 1921

Say It with Music


Artists: Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
Song: Say It with Music
Charted: November 1921 (14 weeks)
Other: US #7 of 1921

There'll Be Some Changes Made


Artist: Ethel Waters
Song: There'll Be Some Changes Made
Charted: December 1921 (5 weeks)
Other: US #15 of 1921


Venus


Artist: Bananarama
Song: Venus
Charted: June 1986 for 19 weeks
Other: US Billboard 1

Rev. 2015