So true to the real spirit on Mississippi steamboats in particular and of early negro music in general that it's hard to believe two white guys got the credits. Gilbert also wrote Ramona (see there). Introduced by Al Jolson in stzage production The Whirl Of Society.
Heidelberg Quintet [with Billy Murray]
Arthur Collins & Byron G. Harlan [for Edison Blue Amberol]
Judy Garland & Mickey Rooney [in film Babes On Broadway]