Songs from the Year 1915

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This page lists the top songs of 1915 in the source charts. The way that the various charts are combined to reach this final list is described on the in the site generation page.

There are almost no charts from before 1920 so this list is heavily determined by very few entries.

The top ten song artists of 1915 were:

1:Peerless Quartet2:Prince's Orchestra3:James F Harrison & James Reed4:John McCormack5:Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
6:Arthur Collins & Byron G Harlan7:American Quartet8:Olive Kline & Reinald Werrenrath9:Debroy Somers Band10:Harry MacDonough & Olive Kline
# Artist Song Title Year Chart Entries
1 Olive Kline & Reinald Werrenrath Hello, Frisco! 1915 US Billboard 1 - Sep 1915 (10 weeks), ASCAP song of 1915, Brazil 21 of 1917
2 Harry MacDonough & Olive Kline They Didn't Believe Me 1915 US Billboard 1 - Nov 1915 (12 weeks), Library of Congress artifact (1916)
3 Alma Gluck Carry Me Back to Old Virginney 1915 US Billboard 1 - Feb 1915 (14 weeks), Brazil 10 of 1916
4 John McCormack It's a Long, Long Way to Tipperary 1915 US Billboard 1 - Jan 1915 (13 weeks), Brazil 16 of 1916
5 Alice Nielsen Home Sweet Home 1915 US Billboard 1 - Jul 1915 (8 weeks), Brazil 29 of 1916
6 James F Harrison & James Reed There's a Long, Long Trail 1915 US Billboard 1 - Dec 1915 (12 weeks), Brazil 30 of 1917
7 Henry Burr & Albert Campbell Close To My Heart 1915 US Billboard 1 - Sep 1915 (10 weeks), Brazil 36 of 1916
8 Grupo O Passos no Choro Apanhei-te, Cavaquinho 1915 Brazil 1 of 1915
9 Jack Norworth Kitty The Telephone Girl 1915 Peel list 1 of 1915
10 Morton Harvey I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier 1915 US Billboard 1 - Apr 1915 (12 weeks)
11 James F Harrison & James Reed My Little Dream Girl 1915 US Billboard 1 - Jul 1915 (10 weeks)
12 George MacFarlane A Little Bit of Heaven (Shure, They Call it Ireland) 1915 US Billboard 1 - May 1915 (15 weeks)
13 Peerless Quartet I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier 1915 US Billboard 1 - Apr 1915 (13 weeks)
14 American Quartet Chinatown, My Chinatown 1915 US Billboard 1 - Feb 1915 (11 weeks)
15 James F Harrison You Better Keep the Home Fires Burning (Cause Your Mama's Getting Cold) 1915 US Billboard 1 - Dec 1915 (8 weeks)
16 Peerless Quartet My Bird of Paradise 1915 US Billboard 1 - Jul 1915 (11 weeks)
17 Enrico Caruso La Mia Canzone (My Song to Thee) 1915 Brazil 7 of 1916, US Billboard 8 - Sep 1915 (2 weeks)
18 Bert Williams I'm Neutral 1915 US Billboard 4 - Oct 1915 (5 weeks), Brazil 38 of 1918
19 Pablo Casals Serenade: Spanish Dance No 2 1915 Brazil 8 of 1916, US Billboard 10 - Jun 1915 (1 week)
20 John McCormack & Lucy Isabelle Marsh Aida - O Terra Addio 1915 US Billboard 9 - Feb 1915 (1 week), Brazil 15 of 1916
21 Marie Lloyd A Little of What You Fancy 1915 Peel list 2 of 1915
22 Bahiano Ai, Filomena 1915 Brazil 2 of 1915
23 Harry MacDonough & Olive Kline Auf Wiedersehen 1915 US Billboard 2 - Nov 1915 (7 weeks)
24 Peerless Quartet Don't Take My Darling Boy Away 1915 US Billboard 2 - Jun 1915 (6 weeks)
25 Henry Burr There's a Little Lane Without a Turning 1915 US Billboard 2 - Oct 1915 (6 weeks)
26 James F Harrison & James Reed You'll Always be the Same Sweet Girl 1915 US Billboard 2 - Nov 1915 (6 weeks)
27 Al Jolson Back to the Carolina You Love 1915 US Billboard 2 - Jan 1915 (8 weeks)
28 Henry Burr & Albert Campbell My Little Girl 1915 US Billboard 2 - Aug 1915 (9 weeks)
29 Charles Harrison A Little Bit of Heaven (Shure, They Call it Ireland) 1915 US Billboard 2 - Jul 1915 (6 weeks)
30 Peerless Quartet Tip Top Tipperary Mary 1915 US Billboard 2 - Feb 1915 (8 weeks)
31 John McCormack Oh Come All ye Faithful 1915 US Billboard 2 - Dec 1915 (4 weeks)
32 American Quartet On the 5:15 1915 US Billboard 2 - Mar 1915 (6 weeks)
33 Arthur Collins & Byron G Harlan Alabama Jubilee 1915 US Billboard 2 - Sep 1915 (6 weeks)
34 Prince's Orchestra It's a Long, Long Way to Tipperary 1915 US Billboard 2 - Jan 1915 (10 weeks)
35 Peerless Quartet Jane 1915 US Billboard 4 - Aug 1915 (4 weeks), RYM 71 of 1920
36 Vesta Tilley The Seaside Sultan 1915 Peel list 3 of 1915
37 Vesta Tilley Following in Father's Footsteps 1915 Peel list 3 of 1915
38 Vesta Tilley Jolly Good Luck to The Girl Who Loves a Soldier 1915 Peel list 3 of 1915
39 Eduardo das Neves Luar do Sertao 1915 Brazil 4 of 1915
40 Debroy Somers Band Here We Are Again 1915 Peel list 4 of 1915

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29 Apr 2014

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10 Feb 2012

song from 1915

Trying to find a song smoke clouds from 1915 ?????


17 Jan 2012

Looking for words to a song

In 1915 Felix Arndt wrote the song Nola and later words were added. Would it be possible for me to get the words to the song through this web site?

I Would like so much to have the word to the lovely melody.

Thank you for anything you may be able to do to help me with this search

We don't have lyrics at this site but another user may be able to suggest a source for you


1 Nov 2011

# 27 You'll Always be the Same Sweet Girl

Another duet with Reed. Harrison did record solo, but his his bigest hits were with Reed.

All the James F Harrison & James Reed songs have been identified and corrected.


1 Nov 2011

# 8 My Little Dream Girl

This is another duet with James Reed. Also, I accidentally itentified # 6 There's a Long, Long Trail as # 8 in my previous message.

Thanks for the suggestion, the data has been corrected


1 Nov 2011

# 8 There's a Long, Long Trail

This is a duet with James Reed (real name Reed Miller). Miller used the name James Reed on his duets with James F. Harrison.

The data has been fixed, thanks for the input