PD InfoPublic Domain Information Project

Public Domain Songs

Search PD Songs

FBest Known Public Domain SongsF List of 108

Entertainer

IMPORTANT: This list is based on USA Copyright Law and is intended only as a help in researching public domain music. This list is NOT sufficient documentation that music is in the Public Domain. To prove PD status in the USA, you MUST find a published copy of the song with a copyright date of 1922 or earlier. Our PD Sheet Music Reprints are exact reprints of books and sheet music published in 1922 or earlier and include music, lyrics, and complete original copyright information. Some of these songs may not be PD in countries other than the USA.

 TitleV=Verse   C=Chorus   N=Note   P=Production
w=Words   m=Music
1 - 3  $5 ea
4 up  $4 ea
Faded Coat of Blue
Traditional
McNaughton V - My brave lad sleeps in his faded coat of blue; In a lonely grave unknown lies the heart that beat so true. C - No more the bugle calls the weary one, Rest, noble spirit, in thy grave unknown. PD Reprint
Fair Harvard
Traditional
PD Reprint
Fair Young Mary
Traditional
PD Reprint
Fairy Lullaby
Traditional
PD Reprint
Fairy Moonlight
Traditional
PD Reprint
Fairy's Love song
Traditional
Traditional Old Celtic Melody N - Celtic 'Tha Mi Sgith', a.k.a. 'Cutting Ferns' PD Reprint
Faith of Our Fathers
Hymn
w. Frederick W. Farber PD Reprint
Fallen Leaf
Popular Song
1922 - m. Frederic Knight Logan, w. Virginia K. Logan V - Dimly fade the stars at dawn, Softly glows the morning's ray, Thru the pines the West wind blows, Over mountains gray. C - Thru the forest Lone I'm roaming, My heart's calling, Fallen Leaf, With the dawning, I am coming To thy lodge, Fallen Leaf. PD Reprint
Fandango
Traditional
1774 PD Reprint
Fanny Blair
Traditional
PD Reprint
Fantasie Impromptu
Traditional
1855 - Chopin PD Reprint
Far Above Cayuga's Waters
Traditional
1860 V - Far above Cayuga's water, With its waves of blue, Stands our noble Alma Mater, Glorious to view. C - Lift the chorus, speed it onward, Loud her praises tell; Hail to thee! our Alma Mater, Hall, all, hail, Cornell! N - Frequently used as tune for college and high school Alma Mater PD Reprint
Far Away, Far Away
Traditional
PD Reprint
Fare Thee Well, Mollie Darling
Popular Song
1902 - m. Kerry Mills, w. Will D. Cobb PD Reprint
Fare Ye Well
Traditional
PD Reprint
Farewell (La Partida)
Traditional
1907 PD Reprint
Farewell Frances
Traditional
1830 PD Reprint
Farewell My Overcoat
College
PD Reprint
Farewell My Own Sullivan
Traditional
PD Reprint
Farewell through the Puddle
Traditional
PD Reprint
Farewell to Happiness
Traditional
PD Reprint
Farewell to the Forest
Traditional
1890 - Mendelssohn PD Reprint
Farm Yard Blues
Traditional
1917 - Chris Smith, Henry Troy PD Reprint
Farmer in the Dell
Children
1883 V - The farmer in the dell, The farmer in the dell, High on the derry oh, The farmer in the dell. PD Reprint
Farmer Is the Man
Traditional
PD Reprint
Fas', Fas' World
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Fascination Waltz
Popular Song
1905 - m. F.D. Marchetti, w. Maurice de Feraudy V - Jet'ai rencontre simplement, Et tu n'as rien fair pour cher cher a me plaire N - a.k.a. Fascination and Fascination Valse PD Reprint
Fascinator
Traditional
James Scott PD Reprint
Father Dear Father Come Home with Me Now
Traditional
1864 - Henry Clay Work PD Reprint
Favorite
Ragtime, Music Hall
1904 - Scott Joplin PD Reprint
Feather Your Nest
Popular Song
1920 - w.m. James Kendis, James Brockman, Howard Johnson PD Reprint
Feather Your Next
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Felicity Rag
Traditional
1911 - Scott Joplin, Scott Hayden PD Reprint
Felix Rag
Traditional
PD Reprint
Female Sailor
Traditional
1706 PD Reprint
Fest March
Traditional
PD Reprint
Fete Champetre
Traditional
1777 PD Reprint
Fiddle and I
Children
A. Goodeve V - Ah! It was gay, night and day, fair and cloudy weather, fiddle and I PD Reprint
Fiddle Dee Dee
Traditional
1765 PD Reprint
Fiddle Faddle
Traditional
PD Reprint
Fido Is A Hot Dog Now
Popular Song
1914 - m. Raymond Walker, w. Charles McCarron, Thomas J. Gray PD Reprint
Field of Monterey
Traditional
Sullivan PD Reprint
Fields in Spring
Traditional
PD Reprint
Fifteen Miles on the Erie CanalSee Low Bridge Everybody Down
Fig Leaf Rag
Ragtime, Music Hall
1908 - Scott Joplin PD Reprint
Fighting On
Spiritual
V - Fightin on, Hallelujah! We are almost down to the shore . . . Hallelujah to the Lamb, Jesus died for eb'ry man. C - We are almost down to the shore. He died for you, He died for me, He died to save de whole world free. PD Reprint
Fine Companion
Traditional
1650 PD Reprint
Fine Flowers in the Valley
Traditional
PD Reprint
Finlandia
Popular Song
PD Reprint
First Call
Traditional
Bugle Call PD Reprint
First Nowell
Christmas, Holiday
1833 - English Carol V - The first nowell, the angels did sing, was to certain poor shepherds in fields where they lay. C - Noel, noel, noel, noel, born is the King of Israel. N - a.k.a. The First Noel PD Reprint
First of April
Traditional
1773 PD Reprint
Fisher's Hornpipe
Traditional
PD Reprint
Five Little Brown Jugs
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Fizz Water
Traditional
Eubie Blake PD Reprint
Flanagan
Traditional
1892 - C. Murphy, W. Letters PD Reprint
Fledermaus Waltz
Traditional
Strauss PD Reprint
Flee as a Bird
Traditional
Dana PD Reprint
Flight of the Bumble Bee
Traditional
1900 - Rimsky-Korsikov PD Reprint
Fling
Traditional
PD Reprint
Float Away
Traditional
w.m. German Folksong V - Float away, float away, O'er land and o'er sea, Dark clouds stay not hither, PD Reprint
Floating Along
Popular Song
1906 - m. Edward Buffington, w. C.C. Pillsbury N - Published Separately as Song and Two Step PD Reprint
Flora
Traditional
1735 PD Reprint
Flora MacDonald's Lament
Traditional
PD Reprint
Floreine Waltz
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Flow Gently Sweet Afton
Traditional
1838 - Spilman PD Reprint
Flowers in the Valley
Folk Song
Traditional PD Reprint
Flowers of the Vale
Traditional
PD Reprint
Flowers that Bloom in the Spring
Traditional
PD Reprint
Flying Arrow
Popular Song
1906 - m. Abe Holzmann N - March and Two Step PD Reprint
Flying Dutchman Overture
Traditional
1844 - Wagner PD Reprint
Flying Trapeze
Popular Song
1868 - m. Alfred Lee, w. George Leybourne V - Once I was happy, but now I'm forlorn. Like an old coat that is tatter'd and torn. C - He'd float through the air with the greatest of ease. A daring young man on the flying Trapeze. PD Reprint
Foggy, Foggy Dew
Traditional
1700 V - One night as I la in my bed, As I lay fast asleep My pretty Love seemed to come to my head And bitterly she did weep. C - Dries off like the foggy dew, dew, dew, More swift than the foggy dew. PD Reprint
Fol-The-Rol-Lol
Popular Song
1902 - w.m. Fred W. Leigh, Fred Murray V - I just learnt a comical ditty, From some of my friends in the City; The verses are short And I think that you ought To admit that the chorus is pretty. C - With a fol-the-rol-lol, fol-the-rol-lol ! Fol-the-rol-lol-the-rol-lad-dy. Fol-the-rol-lol, fol-the-rol-lol ! Fol-the-rol-lol-the-rol-lad-dy. PD Reprint
Fond is the Memory
Traditional
PD Reprint
Foot Traveller
Traditional
Luse PD Reprint
Foot-Warmer
Traditional
1914 - Harry Puck PD Reprint
Footfalls on de carpet
Traditional
1864 PD Reprint
For He's a Jolly Good Fellow
Traditional
1783 PD Reprint
For Me and My Gal
Popular Song
1917 - m. George Meyer, w. Edgar Leslie, E. Ray Goetz PD Reprint
For Sev'n Long Years
College
PD Reprint
For You ~ Smith
Traditional
Smith V - They say the years have swallow's wings, But mine have leaden feet, Since last we stood and said 'good-bye' That eve in Junetide sweet. C - For you, for you my darling, I spoke those word untrue. Left you, tho' I loved you, And broke my heart for you! PD Reprint
For You A Rose
Popular Song
1917 - m. Gus Edwards, w. Will D. Cobb PD Reprint
Forever Is A Long, Long Time
Popular Song
1916 - m. Albert Von Tilzer, w. Darl MacBoyle PD Reprint
Forgotten
Traditional
1894 PD Reprint
Forth to the Battle
Traditional
PD Reprint
Fortune Teller
Traditional
1898 PD Reprint
Forty-Five Minutes from Broadway
Popular Song
1905 - w.m. George M. Cohan V - The West, so they say, is the home of the jay, And Missouri's the state that can grind them. This may all be, but just take it from me, You don't have to go out West to find them. C - Only forty-five minutes from Broadway, think of the changes it brings. For the short time it takes, what diff'rence it makes,In the ways of the people and things. PD Reprint
Forty-Nine Bottles
College
w. 14th century, m. 1900 or earlier V - Forty-nine bottles hanging on the wall, Forty-nine bottles hanging on the wall; Take one away from them all, Forty-eight bottles hanging on the wall. N - Tune: Ten Green Bottles. This tune differs from the tune most sung today. PD Reprint
Four Kings March
Popular Song
1901 - m. C.W. Dalbey, Ellis Brooks,A.F. Weldon,W.H. Scouton PD Reprint
Fourpence a Day
Traditional
PD Reprint
Frankie and Johnny
Traditional
1869 V - Frankie and Johnny were sweethearts. They had a quarrel one day.Johnny he vowed that he would leave her, Said he was goin' away. C - Oh, I'm a goin' away and I'm a goin' to stay. I'm never comin' home. You're goin' to miss me hon', in days to come, When the winter winds begin to blow. N - This is an old traditional story and song. There are many variations of both lyrics and music. Versions published after 1922 are NOT in the public domain. PD Reprint
Free America
Traditional
PD Reprint
Free at Last
Spiritual
V - Way down yonder in the graveyard walk, I thank God I'm free at last, Me an my Jesus goin' to meet and talk C - Free at last, free at last; I thank God I'm free at last. Free at last, free at last; I thank God I'm free at last. PD Reprint
Free Lance
Patriotic
1906 - m. John Philip Sousa PD Reprint
Freedom's Home
Traditional
Ogden PD Reprint
Frere Jacque
Children
1811 V - Frere Jacques, Frere Jacques, Dormez-vous? Dormez-vous? Sonnez les matines! Sonnez les matines! Din, dan, don. Din, dan, don. N - Also See: Are You Sleeping? PD Reprint
Frisco Frazzle
Traditional
1912 - Nat Johnson PD Reprint
Frog He Would A Wooing Go
Children
V - A Frog He Would A Wooing Go, m-m, m-m, Whether his mother would let him or no, m-m, m-m. PD Reprint
Frog Went A-Courting
Traditional
1580 V - Frog went a courting and he did ride, Rinktum body minchy cambo, Sword and buckler gy his side, Rinktum body minchy cambo C - Kimaneero down to Cairo, Kimaneero Cairo, Straddle addle ladda bobbo, Ladda bobbolinktum, Rinktum body minchy cambo, N - Frog courts Mouse, 15 verses or more. PD Reprint
From Aberdeen
Traditional
1698 PD Reprint
From the Land of the Sky Blue Water
Popular Song
1909 - m. Charles W. Cadman, w. Nellie R. Eberhart PD Reprint
From the New World
Traditional
1893 - Dvorak PD Reprint
Funeral March
Traditional
1840 - Chopin PD Reprint
Funeral March of a Marionette
Classical
1872 - Charles Gounod N - Alfred Hitchcock Theme PD Reprint
Funiculi Funicula
Traditional
1880 V - Some think the world is made for fun and frolick, And so do I! And so do I! Some think it well to be all melancholic, To pine and sigh . . ., C - Harken! Harken! Music sounds afar! . . . Tra-la-la-la, Tra-la-la-la, Tra-la-la-la, Tra-la-la-la, Joy is ev'rywhere, Tra-la-la-la! N - a.k.a. A Merry Life PD Reprint
Funny Folks
Traditional
W. C. Powell PD Reprint
Fur Elise
Traditional
1810 - Beethoven PD Reprint
PD Info Logo

770-993-8074

PD InfoPublic Domain Information Project

© 2017 Haven Sound, Inc.