20 January 2016

Post 376: TUNES J - M

Here is a further list of tunes commonly played by traditional jazz bands - titles beginning 'J' to 'M':

Jackass Blues
Kassel and Stitzel
1926
Jackson Stomp
Charlie McCoy and Walter Vincson
1930
Ja Da
Bob Carleton
1918
Jailhouse Blues
Clarence Williams & Bessie Smith
1923
Jamaica March
?

Jambalaya (On the Bayou)
Hank Williams
1952
Japanese Sandman
Whiting & Egan
1920
Jazz Battle
Jabbo Smith
1929
Jazz Me Blues
Tom Delaney
1921
Jealous
Little, Mallie, & Finch
1924
Jeannie With the Light Brown Hair
Foster
1854
Jeepers Creepers
Warren & Mercer
1938
Jelly Bean Blues
Stanley S. Miller
1926
Jenny’s Ball
Quinton Redd
1926
Jersey Bounce
Plater, Bradshaw, Wright, Johnson
1941
Jesus on the Main Line
Trad

Joe Avery's Piece
Joe Avery
?1950
Johnson Rag
Lawrence, Kleinkauf, Hall
1917
Joint is Jumping
Razaf & Waller & Johnson
1937
Joseph Joseph
Nellie Casman & Samuel Steinberg
1923
Joshua Fit The Battle of Jericho
Trad.
?1865
Jubilee
Hoagy Carmichael (m) and Stanley Adams (w)
1937
Jubilee Stomp
Duke Ellington
1928
June Night
Baer & Friend
1924
Just a Closer Walk With Thee
Possibly 19thC Gospel
?1865
Just a Gigolo
Leonello Cassucci & Irving Caesar
1929
Just a Little While to Stay
w & m Eugene Monroe Barlett (1884-1941).
1920
Just Gone
King Oliver and Bill Johnson
1923
Just Like the Ivy
A.J. Mills (m) and Harry Castling (w)
1902
Just Squeeze Me
Ellington & Gaines
1941
Just Wait ‘til you see My Baby do the Charleston
Simmons & Todd
1925
Kansas City Stomps
Morton
1923
Keeping out of Mischief Now
Fats Waller (m) & Andy Razaf (w)
1932
Keyhole Blues
Wesley Wilson
1927
King of the Swingers
Richard Sherman & Robert Sherman
1966
King Porter Stomp
Jelly Roll Morton
1923
Kinklets
Arthur Marshall
1906
Kiss Me Sweet
Piron & Lewis
1923
Kitchen Man
Razaf & Pinkard
1928
Knee Drops
Lil Armstrong
1928
Lady Be Good
Geo & Ira Gershwin
1924
Lady of Spain
Tolchard Evans & Erell Reaves
1931
Lady is a Tramp
Rodgers and Hart
1937
Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler
J. Didier & C. Kelly
?
Lambeth Walk
Noel Gay & Douglas Furber
1937
La Mer (Beyond The Sea)
Leo Chauliac & Charles Trenet
1943
Lasses Candy
Nick La Rocca
1919
Last Night on the Back Porch
Lew Brown & Carl Schraubstader
1922
Late Hour Blues
Richard M. Jones
?1939
Laura
D. Raskin & Mercer
1945
La Vie en Rose
R. S. Louiguy
1946
Lazy Bones
Carmichael & Mercer
1933
La Harpe Street Blues
Ken Colyer
1952
Lazy Luke
George J. Philpot
1905
Lead Me Saviour
Frank N Davis

Let It Snow Let It Snow
Jule Styne (m) and Sammy Cahn (w)
1945
Let Me Call You Sweetheart
Beth Slater Whitson (w) & Leo Friedman (m)
1910
Let Me Sing and I’m Happy
Irving Berling (w & m)
1929
Let The Great Big World Keep Turning
Grey & Ayer
1917
Let the Light from the Lighthouse Shine on Me
Trad spiritual
Pre-1929
Let the Rest of the World Go By
E R Ball & J K Brennan
1919
Let’s Do It, Let’s Fall in Love
Cole Porter
1928
Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries
L Brown & R Henderson
1931
Lilli Marlene
Connor, Leip, Schultz
? 1940
Lily of Laguna
Leslie Stuart
1898
Lily of the Valley
Paul Barbarin?
?1930
Limehouse Blues
Brahman, Furber
1922
Linger Awhile
Rose & Owens
1923
Little Girl
Madeline Hyde and Francis Henry
1931
Little Liza Jane
Countess Ada De Lachau
1916
Livery Stable Blues
Ray Lopez & Alcide 'Yellow' Nunes
1917
Livin’ High
M. Pinkard
1922
London Blues
Jelly Roll Morton
1923
Lonesome Road
Gene Austin & Nathaniel Shilkret
1927
Long Ago and Far Away
Kern & I Gershwin
1944
Long Gone
W.C. Handy & Chris Smith
1920
Long Lost Blues (aka Uptown Bumps)
Paul Wyer
1914
Look for the Silver Lining
Jerome Kern (m) & Buddy DeSylva (w)
1920
Lord I’m Lost
Ralph Hunt
2012
Lord Let Me in the Lifeboat
Popularised by Bunk Johnson
Pre-1945
Lord Lord Lord You Sure Been Good To Me
Trad

Lotus Blossom
Arthur Johnston (m) & Sam Coslow (w)
1934
Louise
Richard Whiting & Leo Robin
1929
Louisiana
Johnson & Razaf & Shaefer
1928
Louisiana Fairytale
J F Coots
1935
Louisi-an-i-ay
Darensbourg
1952
Love in Bloom
Leo Robin and Ralph Rainger
1934
Love is the Sweetest Thing
Ray Noble (m and w)
1932
Love Letters in the Sand
Coots & Kenny
1931
Love Me Or Leave Me
Donaldson & Kahn
1928
Love Me Tender
K Darby ?
1955
Love Nest
Hirsch & Harbach
1920
Lover Man Oh Where Can He Be
J. Davis & R. Ramirez &J. Sherman
1941
Lovesick Blues
Irving Mills & Cliff Friend
1922
Love Songs of the Nile
Nacio Herb Brown & Arthur Freed
1933
Lover Come Back To Me
Romberg & Hammerstein
1928
L-O-V-E Was Made For Me and You
Milt Gabler & Bert Kaempfert
1964
Lullaby of Birdland
George David Weiss (w) and George Shearing (m)
1952
Lulu’s Back in Town
Harry Warren & Al Dubin
1935
Ma, He’s Making Eyes at Me
Con Conrad & Clare
1921
Mabel's Dream
Ike Smith
1923
Mack the Knife
Kurt Weill
1928
Magic is the Moonlight
Grever & Pasquale
1930
Magnolia's Wedding Day
Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields
1928
Mahogany Hall Stomp
S. Williams
1929
Make Me a Pallet
W C Handy & Dave Elman
1924
Making Whoopee
Donaldson & Kahn
1928
Mama Don't Allow
Chas 'Cow Cow' Davenport
1929
Mama Inez
Elisio Grenet & Gilbert
1931
Mama's Gone Goodbye
Piron & Bocage
1923
Man I Love
G & I Gershwin
1924
Mandy, Make up your Mind
Grant Clarke, Roy Turk, George Meyer & Arthur Johnston
1924
Maple Leaf Rag
Joplin & Russell
1899
Marchand de Poissons
Bechet & Fernand Bonifay
1952
Marching Through Georgia
H C Work
1865
Mardi Gras in New Orleans
Henry Roeland Byrd [= Professor Longhair]
1949
Margie
Benny Davis, Con Conrad, J Russell Robinson
1920
Maria Elena
Lorenzo Barcelata
1933
Marie
I Berlin
1928
Martha
Moises Simons
1931
Martinique
Wilbur de Paris
1952
Mary Wore a Golden Chain

pre-1920
Maryland My Maryland
Jenny Corrie (m) & James Randall (w)
1861
Maybe Not at All
Sidney Easton & Ethel Waters
1925
Me and Jane in a Plane
Edgar Leslie & Joe Gilbert
1927
Me and My Shadow
Jolson & Rose & Dreyer
1927
Mean To Me
Ahlert & Turk
1929
Meet Me By the Ice House Lizzie
Cletus M. Wickens
1935
Me in St Louis, Louis
Andrew Sterling & Kerry Mills
1904
Meet Me Tonight in Dreamland
Beth Slater Wilson & Leo Friedman
1909
Melancholy Blues
Marty Bloom & Walter Melrose
1927
Memories
Gus Kahn & Egbert von Alstyne
1915
Memories of You
Eubie Blake (m) & Andy Razaf (w)
1930
Memphis Blues
Handy
1910
Memphis Shake
? Clifford Hayes
1926
Michigander Blues
Jabbo Smith
1929
Michigan Water Blues
Spencer Williams
1923
Midnight Blues
Babe Thompson & Spencer Williams
1923
Midnight in Moscow
Vassili Soloviev
1959
Milenburg Joys
Walter Melrose Leon Roppollo Joe Mares Jelly Roll Morton
1925
Miner's Dream of Home
Will Godwin & Leo Dryden
1891
Minglewood Blues
Noah Lewis
1928
Minnie the Moocher
Cab Calloway and Irving Mills
1931
Minor Drag
Fats Waller
1929
Miss Annabelle Lee
Sidney Clare, Lew Pollack, Harry Richman
1928
Miss Hannah
Don Redman and John Nesbit
1929
Miss Otis Regrets
Cole Porter
1934
Mississippi Mud
James Cavanaugh & Harry Barris
1927
Mississippi River Blues
Big Bill Broonzy
1934
Missouri Waltz
Edgar Lee Settle (aka John Eppel) (m) and J. R. Shannon (w)
1914
Mister Jelly Lord
Jelly Roll Morton
1923
Mister Sandman
Pat Ballard
1954
Mistreatin’ Daddy Blues
Porter Grainger & Bob Ricketts
1923
Misty
Erroll Garner & Johnny Burke
1939
Mobile Stomp
Sam Morgan
1927
Monday Date
Hines & Robin
1928
Montmartre
Rex Stewart
1939
Mooche, The
Ellington & Mills
1928
Mood Indigo
Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Albany Bigard
1930
Moonlight Bay
Percy Weinrich (m) & Edward Madden (w)
1912
Moon River
Mercer & Mancini
1961
Moonglow
Hudson & DeLange & Mills
1934
Moonlight and Roses
Ben Black & Neil Moret [latter alias Chas. N Daniels]
1926
Moonlight Bay
Percy Wenrich (m) and Edward Madden (w)
1912
Moonlight in Vermont
Karl Suessdorf (m) & John Blackburn (w)
1944
Moonlight Serenade
Mitchell Parish (w) & Glenn Miller
1939
Moose March
P. Hans Flath
1909
Moppin’ and Boppin’
Fats Waller, Benny Carter, Ed Kirkeby
1943
Moten Swing
Benny Moten and Ira 'Buster' Moten
1932
Move the Body Over
Anon
1950s?
Muddy Water
Rose, Richman & Trent
1926
Muppet Theme
Sam Pottle (m) and Jim Henson
1976
Muskrat Ramble
Ray Gilbert and Kid Ory
1926
My Baby Just Cares for Me
Walter Donaldson & Gus Kahn
1930
My Blue Heaven
George Whiting and Walter Donaldson
1927
My Bucket’s Got a Hole in it [See Uptown Bumps]
Trad
?1900s
My Buddy
Walter Donaldson & Gus Kahn
1922
My Cutie's Due at 2 to 2
Albert Von Tilzer & Irving Bibo (mus); & Leo Robin (w)
1926
My Darling
Richard Myers (m) & Edwd Heyman (w)
1932
My Darling Nellie Gray
B R Hanby
1856
My Funny Valentine
Ruchard Rodgers (m) and Lorenz Hart (w)
1937
My Gal Sal
P Dresser
1905
My Heart Belongs to Daddy
Cole Porter
1938
My Life Will be Sweeter Some Day
Trad Gospel Song

My Little Bimbo
Walter Donaldson & H. Grant Clarke
1920
My Little Girl
Von Tilzer & Lewis & Dillon
1915
My Little Suede Shoes
Charlie Parker

My Melancholy Baby
Norton & Burnett
1911
My Memphis Baby
Narvin Kimball (m) & Harry E. Godwin (w)
1960
My Mother’s Eyes
L Wolfe, Gilbert & Baer
1929
My Mother's Son-in-Law
Alberta Nichols (m) and Mann Holiner (w)
1933
My Old Kentucky Home
S Foster
1853
My Silent Love
Dana Suesse (m) & Edward Heyman (m)
1932
My Sweet Lovin’ Man
Lil Hardin and Melrose
1923
My Walking Stick
Irving Berlin
1938
My Wild Irish Rose
Chauncey Olcott
1899