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Henry Creamer

born on 21/6/1879 in Richmond, VA, United States

died on 14/10/1930 in New York City, NY, United States

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Henry Creamer

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Henry Creamer (June 21, 1879 October 14, 1930) was an American popular song lyricist. He was born in Richmond, Virginia and died in New York. He co-wrote many popular songs in the years from 1900 to 1929, often collaborating with Turner Layton, with whom he also appeared in vaudeville.

Creamer was a co-founder with James Reese Europe of the Clef Club, an important early African American musicians and entertainers organization in New York City.

Some Famous Works

  • "Alabama Stomp" w. Henry Creamer m. James P. Johnson (1926)
  • "'Way Down Yonder In New Orleans" w. Henry Creamer m. Turner Layton (1922)
  • "Dear Old Southland" w. Henry Creamer m. Turner Layton (1921) (sung to basically the same tune as Deep River)
  • "Strut Miss Lizzie" w. Henry Creamer m. Turner Layton (1921)
  • "After You've Gone" w. Henry Creamer m. Turner Layton (1918)
  • "Ev'rybody's Crazy 'bout the Doggone Blues, But I'm Happy" w. Henry Creamer m. Turner Layton (1918)
  • "The Bombo-Shay" by Henry Creamer (1917)
  • "Sweet Emalina My Gal" w. Henry Creamer m. Turner Layton (1917)
  • "That's A Plenty" w. Henry Creamer m. Bert A. Williams (1909)
  • "If I Could Be with You (One Hour Tonight)" w. Henry Creamer m. James P. Johnson (1926)

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