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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.

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R-E-M-O-R-S-E
Popular Song
1902 P - Sultan of Sulu PD Reprint
Rabbit's Foot
Traditional
George L. Cobb PD Reprint
Rackety Coo!
Popular Song
1915 - m. Rudolf Friml, w. Otto Harbach PD Reprint
Rag Medley
Traditional
Max Hoffman PD Reprint
Rag Pickers Rag
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Rag Sentimental
Traditional
James Scott PD Reprint
Rag-Alley Dream
Traditional
Mattie Harl Burgess PD Reprint
Rag-Time Nightmare
Traditional
Tom Turpin PD Reprint
Rag-Time Skedaddle
Ragtime, Music Hall
1899 - m. George Rosey PD Reprint
Ragging The Baby To Sleep
Popular Song
1912 - m. Lewis F. Muir, w. L. Wolfe Gilbert PD Reprint
Rags and Tatters
Traditional
PD Reprint
Rags to Burn
Traditional
Frank X. McFadden PD Reprint
Ragtime Betty
Traditional
James Scott PD Reprint
Ragtime Dance
Traditional
1906 - Scott Joplin PD Reprint
Ragtime Nightingale
Traditional
PD Reprint
Ragtime Oriole
Traditional
James Scott PD Reprint
Ragtime Rags
Traditional
Max Hoffman PD Reprint
Ragtime Violin
Popular Song
1911 - w.m. Irving Berlin PD Reprint
Rah for the Black and Blue
College
N - Johns Hopkins University PD Reprint
Rah Rah
College
N - University of Michigan PD Reprint
Rah Rah C.C.N.Y.
College
N - College of the City of New York PD Reprint
Rah Rah Rah for Midland
College
N - Midland College PD Reprint
Railroad Blues
Traditional
1920 - w. Haven Gillespie, Howard Washington, m. C. Luckeyth Roberts PD Reprint
Railroad Jim
Popular Song
1915 - w.m. Nat H. Vincent PD Reprint
Rain Fall and Wet Becca Lawton
Traditional
PD Reprint
Rainbow
Popular Song
1908 - m. Percy Weinrich, w. Alfred Bryan PD Reprint
Rainy Day
Traditional
1885 PD Reprint
Rakes of Rochester
Traditional
1750 PD Reprint
Ralph's Ramble to London
Traditional
1890 PD Reprint
Ramble Song
College
PD Reprint
Rambling Sailor
Traditional
V - I am a sailor stout and bold, Long time I've plough'd the ocean; I've fought for king and country too, Won honour and promotion. PD Reprint
Rambling Wreck From Georgia Tech
Traditional
1894 PD Reprint
Ramsgate Assembly
Traditional
1795 PD Reprint
Rastus Johnson, U.S.A.
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Rastus on Parade
Ragtime, Music Hall
1895 - Kerry Mills N - Cakewalk PD Reprint
Raven
College
PD Reprint
Razzazza Mazzazza
Traditional
PD Reprint
Real Thing March
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Rebecca Jane
Traditional
Est 1900 PD Reprint
Rebecca Of Sunnybrook Farm
Popular Song
1914 - m. Albert Gumble, w. A. Seymour Brown PD Reprint
Recessional
Traditional
1890 - De Koven PD Reprint
Red and Blue
College
N - University of Pennsylvania PD Reprint
Red and Gold
College
N - Simpson College PD Reprint
Red and the Black
College
N - Washington and Jefferson College PD Reprint
Red Flag
Traditional
PD Reprint
Red Head
Popular Song
1908 - m. Burt Green, w. Irene Franklin PD Reprint
Red House
Traditional
1721 PD Reprint
Red Moon
Popular Song
1922 PD Reprint
Red Peppers
Traditional
Imogene Giles PD Reprint
Red River Valley
Folk Song
1896 N - See 'In The Bright Mohawk Valley' which is the only known PD version. PD Reprint
Red White and Blue
Patriotic
Becket V - O, Columbia, the gem of the ocean. The home of the brace and the free . . . PD Reprint
Red Wind!
Traditional
PD Reprint
Red, Red Rose
Popular Song
1908 - m. Will M. Cook, w. Alex Rogers PD Reprint
Reflection Rag
Traditional
1917 - Scott Joplin PD Reprint
Regimental Polka
Traditional
PD Reprint
Regretful Blues
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Reindeer
Traditional
Joseph Lamb PD Reprint
Reiterlied aus Wallensteins Lager
Traditional
1797 - w. Sciller, m. C.J. Zahn PD Reprint
Reiters Morgengesang
Traditional
1824 - w. Wilhelm Haupf, m. Traditional PD Reprint
Religion So Sweet
Traditional
PD Reprint
Remb'ring
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Remember Boy You're Irish
Traditional
1885 PD Reprint
Remember Me
Traditional
1899 PD Reprint
Remember Thy
Traditional
1890 - C.M. Luse PD Reprint
Remon
Traditional
PD Reprint
Repasz Band March
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Repose
Traditional
1890 - Gottschalk PD Reprint
Rescue the Perishing
Traditional
w. Fanny J. Crosby, m. William F. Doane PD Reprint
Rest for the Weary
Traditional
1885 - Dadmun PD Reprint
Resurrection Morn
Traditional
PD Reprint
Retreat
Traditional
1885 - m. T. Hastings, w. H. Stowell V - From ev'ry stormy wind that blows, From ev'ry swelling tide of woes PD Reprint
Return of the Conqueror
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Reunion Words for the Princeton Chorale
College
PD Reprint
Reveille
Patriotic
Middle Age PD Reprint
Revenge
Traditional
1790 PD Reprint
Reverie Debussy
Traditional
1895 - Debussy PD Reprint
Review
Traditional
1765 PD Reprint
Rheinveinlied
Traditional
w. 1775, m - w. Mattias Claudius, m. Johann Andre PD Reprint
Rhoda and Her Pagoda
Popular Song
1899 PD Reprint
Rhode Island Hornpipe
Traditional
1823 PD Reprint
Rich Man and the Poor Man
Traditional
PD Reprint
The RiddleSee I Gave My Love a Cherry
Riddle Song
Folk Song
1850 - w.m. Appalachian-English, Collected by Cecil J. Sharp V - I gave my love a cherry that has no stones, I gave my love a chicken than has no bones, I gave my love a ring that has no end, I gave my love a baby tha's no cry-en. PD Reprint
Rig-a-jig
Traditional
1885 PD Reprint
Right Church But The Wrong Pew (You
Popular Song
1908 - m. Chris Smith, w. Cecil Mack PD Reprint
Right Girl
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Ring a Ring a Rosie, A Bottle Full of Posie
Traditional
PD Reprint
Ring de Banjo
Traditional
1851 - Stephen Collins Foster PD Reprint
Rings on My FingersSee I've Got Rings On My Fingers
Rio Nights
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Rip Van Winkle Slept With One Eye Open
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Rip Van Winkle Was A Lucky Man
Popular Song
1901 - m. Jean Schwartz, w. William Jerome PD Reprint
Ripples Rag
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Rise and Fall
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Rising of the Lark
Traditional
1830 PD Reprint
Road Song
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Road to Georgia
Traditional
1859 - Dan Emmett PD Reprint
Road to the Isles
Traditional
Traditional Hebrides PD Reprint
Roam the Greenwood Dragert
Traditional
1890 PD Reprint
Robardina Rag
Traditional
PD Reprint
Robber
Traditional
PD Reprint
Robin Hood's Preferment
Traditional
1882 PD Reprint
Robin Ruff
Traditional
1885 - m. Henry Russell V - If I had but a thousand a year, Gaffer Green . . . What a man would I be, and what sights would I see, If I had but a thousand a year. PD Reprint
Robins' Return
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Rock Me in My Swanee Cradle
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Rock Me to Sleep Mother
Traditional
1885 - m. Ernest Leslie V - Backward, turn backward, oh, time in your flight. Make me a child again just for tonight! PD Reprint
Rock o' Jubilee
Traditional
PD Reprint
Rock of Ages Hastings
Traditional
1832 - Hastings PD Reprint
Rocking Chair Dream
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Rocks of Snowdon
Traditional
1830 PD Reprint
Roll dem Bones
College
V - Baby needs a new pair of shoes; Come on seven, Come, eleven! But he won't get them if I lose Come on, seven, Come, eleven! C - Roll dem bones . . . roll dem on de square. Roll dem on de sidewalk, the street, or anywhere. . . Well, I'll roll dem bones de whole day long, When de cops are out of sight. PD Reprint
Roll Dem Roly Boly Eyes
Popular Song
1912 - w.m. Eddie Leonard PD Reprint
Roll Jordan Roll
Traditional
1865 PD Reprint
Roll the Cause Along
Traditional
1899 PD Reprint
Roll the Union On
Traditional
PD Reprint
Roll Them Cotton Bales
Popular Song
1914 - m. J. Rosamond Johnson, w. James W. Johnson, Bob Cole PD Reprint
Roll, Jordan, Roll
Traditional
PD Reprint
Rolling Stones (All Come Rolling Home Again)
Popular Song
1916 - m. Archie Gottler, w. Edgar Leslie PD Reprint
Roman
College
PD Reprint
Romance of Love
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Romany Life
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Romeo and Juliet
Traditional
1871 - Tchaikovsky PD Reprint
Roodelum a-Doodelum
Traditional
1899 PD Reprint
Room for Ramblers
Traditional
1719 PD Reprint
Rooster Rag
Traditional
1917 - Muriel Pollock PD Reprint
Rory O'Moore
Traditional
V - Young Rory O'Moore courted Kathleen Bawn. He was bold as a hawk and she soft as the dawn. He wish'd in his heart pretty Kathleen to please PD Reprint
Rosa Lee
Traditional
1885 V - When I liv'd in Tennessee, U-li-a-li o-la-e, I went courtin' Rosa Lee. U-li-a-li o-la-e, Eyes as dark as winter night, Lips are red as berry bright. C - U-li-a-li o-la-e, Courtin' down in Tennessee, U-li-a-li o-la-e, 'Neath the wild Banana tree. PD Reprint
Rosalie
Traditional
1885 PD Reprint
Rosalie the Prairie Flower
Traditional
1850's - G.F. Wurzel, Root PD Reprint
Rosamund Arne
Traditional
1732 PD Reprint
Rosary
Traditional
1898 - Nevin PD Reprint
Rose Leaf Rag
Traditional
1907 - Scott Joplin PD Reprint
Rose of Alabama
Traditional
1885 PD Reprint
Rose of Killarney
Traditional
1876 - m. J. R. Thomas, w. George Cooper V - Oh, promise to meet me when twilights is falling, Beside the bright waters that slumber so fair; Each bird in this meadow your name will be calling C - Sweet (Dear) Rose of Killarney, Mavourneen Astore ! PD Reprint
Rose Of No Man's Land
Popular Song
1918 - m. Joseph A. Brennan, w. Jack Caddigan PD Reprint
Rose Of The Rio Grande
Popular Song
1922 - m. Ross Gorman, Harry Warren, w. Edgar Leslie PD Reprint
Rose Of The World
Popular Song
1908 - m. Victor Herbert, w. Glen MacDonough PD Reprint
Rose Of Tralee
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Rose Room
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Rose Room (in Sunny Roseland)
Traditional
PD Reprint
Roses
College
PD Reprint
Roses Bring Dreams Of You
Popular Song
1908 - w.m. Herbert Ingraham PD Reprint
Roses for Remembrance
Traditional
Traditional PD Reprint
Roses from the South
Traditional
Strauss PD Reprint
Rosie Make It Rosy For Me
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Rosie's Young Man
Traditional
English Music Hall PD Reprint
Rosseau's Dream
Traditional
1849 PD Reprint
Rosy Crown
Traditional
w.m. D. Dutton, C.M. von Weber V - A rosy crown we twine for thee, Of Flora's richest treasure. We lead thee forth to dance and glee PD Reprint
Roumania
Traditional
1920 - Clarence Williams, Dave Peyton, Spencer Williams PD Reprint
Round
Traditional
1701 PD Reprint
Round Her Neck She Wears a Yeller Ribbon
Traditional
1917 N - Originally All Around My Hat, 1830's PD Reprint
Round O
Traditional
1709 PD Reprint
Round on the Major Scale
Traditional
1890 - Goodband PD Reprint
Round the Corn, Sally
Traditional
PD Reprint
Rouse Ye Christian Women
Traditional
1899 PD Reprint
Rout. The
Traditional
1849 PD Reprint
Row Yale Row
College
PD Reprint
Roy's Wife of Aldivalloch
Traditional
1885 PD Reprint
Royal Purple
College
N - Williams College PD Reprint
Rub-a-Dub-Dub
Traditional
N - Lyrics PD. No well known PD tune associated with this nursery rhyme. PD Reprint
Rudelsburg
Traditional
w. 1826, m - w. Franz Kugler, m. F.E. Fesca PD Reprint
Rufenreddy
Traditional
1922 - Roy Bargy PD Reprint
Rufty Tufty
Traditional
1650 PD Reprint
Rufus Rastus Johnson Brown (What You Going' to Do When the Rent Comes 'Round?)See What You Goin' To Do When The Rent Comes 'Round
Ruggleton's Daughter of Iero
Traditional
PD Reprint
Ruins of Athens
Traditional
Beethoven PD Reprint
Rule Britannia
Traditional
1740 V - When Britain first at heav'n's command Arose from out the azure main, Arose, arose, arose from out the azure main. C - Rule Britannia! Britannia rule the waves, Britons never will be slaves. PD Reprint
Rum Tum Tiddle
Popular Song
1911 - m. Jean Schwartz, w. Edward Madden PD Reprint
Rum-ske-ko
College
PD Reprint
Rumsty Ho
College
PD Reprint
Run, Nigger, Run
Traditional
PD Reprint
Runnin' Wild
Popular Song
1922 - m. Harrington Gibbs, w. Joel Gray, Leo Wood PD Reprint
Russian Army Grand March Entr
Popular Song
PD Reprint
Russian Rag
Traditional
1918 - George L. Cobb N - From Rachmaninoff Prelude PD Reprint
Rustic Reel
Traditional
1849 PD Reprint
Ryan's Rattler
Traditional
Est 1900 PD Reprint
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