Artist

Stephen Foster

Stephen Foster
Real name
Stephen Collins Foster
Born
July 4, 1826
Died
January 13, 1864
Country
United States
Comments
Known as "the father of American music", Foster was the major songwriter of 19th century America. He died from a head wound following an accidental fall.
Buy

Songs written by Stephen Foster

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Covered by
Santa Anna's Retreat From Buena Vista Stephen Foster
Some Folks Stephen Foster
My Brudder Gum Stephen Foster
Nelly Was a Lady Stephen Foster
Old Folks at Home Stephen Foster Vess L. Ossman (59 artists)
Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair Stephen Foster Lambert Murphy (28 artists)
Molly Do You Love Me? Stephen Foster
My Wife Is a Most Knowing Woman Stephen Foster, George Cooper
Jenny June Stephen Foster, George Cooper
Dolcy Jones Stephen Foster
Virginia Belle Stephen Foster
Old Black Joe Stephen Foster
Angelina Baker Stephen Foster
Way Down in Ca-i-ro Stephen Foster
Lou'siana Belle Stephen Foster
That's What's the Matter Stephen Foster
Willie Has Gone to the War Stephen Foster
Under the Willow She's Sleeping Stephen Foster
Slumber, My Darling Stephen Foster
Comrades, Fill No Glass for Me Stephen Foster
Gentle Annie Stephen Foster
Willie We Have Missed You Stephen Foster
Sweet Emerald Isle That I Love So Well Stephen Foster, George Cooper
Oh! Susanna Stephen Foster
Was My Brother in the Battle? Stephen Foster
Dolly Day Stephen Foster
Open Thy Lattice, Love Stephen Foster, George Pope Morris
Old Dog Tray Stephen Foster
The Glendy Burk Stephen Foster
Nelly Bly Stephen Foster
Massa's in de Cold Ground Stephen Foster
The Hour for Thee and Me Stephen Foster
Oh! Lemuel! Stephen Foster
Linger in Blissful Repose Stephen Foster
Nothing but a Plain Old Soldier Stephen Foster
Down Among the Cane-Brakes Stephen Foster
Gwine to Run All Night, or De Camptown Races Stephen Foster
If You've Only Got a Moustache Stephen Foster, George Cooper
Farewell My Lilly Dear Stephen Foster
Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming Stephen Foster
Better Times Are Coming Stephen Foster
The Holiday Schottisch Stephen Foster
The Merry, Merry Month of May Stephen Foster
My Old Kentucky Home - Good-Night! Stephen Foster
Beautiful Dreamer Stephen Foster
Oh, Boys, Carry Me 'Long Stephen Foster
The Village Maiden Stephen Foster
No One to Love Stephen Foster
Fairy-Belle Stephen Foster
Sweetly She Sleeps, My Alice Fair Stephen Foster, Charles G. Eastman
Ring de Banjo Stephen Foster
Gentle Lena Clare Stephen Foster
Old Uncle Ned Stephen Foster
Don't Bet Your Money on de Shanghai Stephen Foster
Ah! May the Red Rose Live Alway! Stephen Foster
The Voice of Bygone Days Stephen Foster
Hard Times Come Again No More Stephen Foster Edison Male Quartette (30 artists)
Laura Lee Stephen Foster

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
Beautiful Dreamer - The Songs of Stephen Foster various artists 2004 American Roots Publishing
There Was a Time - Melodies of Stephen Foster Susan Urbach 1994 Voyce Records
Down Among the Cane Brakes Tom Roush 2009
Hard Times - Stephen Foster Remembered Amy Miller & Carson Hudson Jr. 2007
Nelson Eddy in Songs of Stephen Foster Nelson Eddy With Chorus and Orchestra Conducted by Robert Armbruster 1948 Columbia Masterworks
Nelson Eddy in Songs of Stephen Foster, Vol. II Nelson Eddy With Chorus and Orchestra Conducted by Robert Armbruster 1949 Columbia Masterworks
American Dreamer - Songs of Stephen Foster Thomas Hampson 1992 Angel
Homespun Songs of Stephen Foster Bobby Horton 2009
Foster for Brass The Chestnut Brass Company May 18, 2004 Naxos
Stephen Foster Song Book The Robert Shaw Chorale 1958 RCA Red Seal
Richard Dyer-Bennet 11 - Stephen Foster Songs - From the Original Editions Richard Dyer-Bennet 1962 Dyer-Bennet Records
Beautiful Dreamer - The Favorite Melodies of Stephen Foster The Mormon Tabernacle Choir 1968 Columbia Masterworks
Randy VanWarmer Sings Stephen Foster Randy VanWarmer 2006 JVC Victor
Stephen Foster's America Douglas Jimerson 1998 Amerimusic
The Complete Piano Works of Stephen Foster Sara Davis Buechner 2011 Pro Piano
Stephen Foster Melodies, Vol. 2 Frank Luther, Zora Layman and The Century Quartet 1940 Decca
Stephen Foster Melodies Frank Luther and The Lyn Murray Quartet 1938 Decca
Gentle Annie Vocal Arts Quartet 1997 Koch International Classics
Dear Friends and Gentle Hearts - Songs of Stephen C. Foster Jeffrey Dooley and Kathryn Cook 1999 Lyrichord
Swanee - The Music of Stephen Foster Joe Weed 2001 Highland Records

Forum topics

Topic Board Started by Replies Last message
Hard Times ( Come Again No More ) Add songs deech 1 2011-12-15 21:53:08 GMT by tsk