Ballard MacDonald (October 15, 1882 – November 17, 1935) was an American lyricist, who was a part of Tin Pan Alley.
Born in Portland, Oregon, he was a charter member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). He died in Forest Hills, New York.
Selective list of song credits
- "Beautiful Ohio" (MacDonald/Robert A. King), 1918
- "Rose of Washington Square" (MacDonald/James F. Hanley)
- "Second Hand Rose", 1921
- "Parade of the Wooden Soldiers" (MacDonald/Leon Jessel), 1922
- "Back Home Again in Indiana" (MacDonald/James F. Hanley), 1917
- The Trail of the Lonesome Pine" (MacDonald/Harry Carroll), 1913
- "Play That Barbershop Chord"
- "Clap Hands! Here Comes Charley!"
- "Somebody Loves Me"
- "Bend Down, Sister"
- "Down in Bom Bombay"
- "On the Mississippi"
- "There's a Light That's Burning in the Window of the Little House Upon the Hill"
|Wikisource has original works written by or about:
- Ballard MacDonald at allmusic
- Ballard MacDonald in the Songwriters Hall of Fame
- Ballard MacDonald at IMDB
- Sheet music for "Dreamy Alabama", New York: Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., 1919. From Alabama Sheet Music Collection
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