Walter Melrose

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October 26, 1889
May 1973
United States
00020432833 14 works
Music publisher and lyricist. He was notorious for adding perfunctory lyrics to jazz compositions to earn royalties for himself.
Lester Melrose Brother
Frank Melrose Brother


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Songs written by Walter Melrose

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Beau Koo Jack Louis Armstrong, Walter Melrose, Alex Hill [US1] Louis Armstrong & His Savoy Ballroom Five December 5, 1928 Covered by (13 artists)
Copenhagen Walter Melrose, Charlie Davis Wolverine Orchestra May 6, 1924 Covered by (98 artists)
Doctor Jazz King Oliver, Walter Melrose Jelly-Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers December 16, 1926 Covered by (158 artists)
High Society Walter Melrose, Porter Steele "Standard Band" 1910 Covered by (93 artists)
Mandy Lee Blues Walter Melrose, Marty Bloom King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band July 1923 Covered by (15 artists)
Melancholy Blues Walter Melrose, Marty Bloom Johnny Dodds' Black Bottom Stompers April 22, 1927 Covered by (117 artists)
Milenberg Joys Jelly Roll Morton, Paul Mares, Walter Melrose, Leon Roppolo New Orleans Rhythm Kings 1923 Covered by (131 artists)
My Sweet Lovin' Man Lil Armstrong, Walter Melrose King Oliver's Jazz Band October 1923 Covered by (18 artists)
Tin Roof Blues Ben Pollack, George Brunies, Paul Mares, Walter Melrose, Mel Stitzel, Leon Roppolo New Orleans Rhythm Kings March 13, 1923 Covered by (251 artists)
Willie the Weeper Walter Melrose, Grant Rymal, Marty Bloom Ernest Rogers January 30, 1925 Covered by (162 artists)

Adapted songs