Leading vaudeville songwriter and publisher in 1920s.

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James Brockman

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 "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles."

Composer, lyricist, and comedian James Brockman was born on December 8, 1886.

Brockman was educated at the Cleveland Conservatory and also went through private study. He was a comedian in vaudeville and musicals in the early 1900’s and moved to Hollywood as a songwriter for films.

Collaborating with James Kendis, Nat Vincent, L. Wofe Gilbert, Ted Snyder, Nat Osborne, Eddie Dowling, Howard Johnson, James Hanley, Ted Fio Rito, John Kellette, Ray Brown, Will Oakland, Ira Schuster, Vincent Lopez, Irving Bibo, and Abe Olman, Brockman’s catalog includes “Strumbery, Pich, Hample Pies”, “I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles”, “Golden Gate”, “Feather Your Nest”, “I Faw Down and Go Boom”, “I Know What It Means To Be Lonesome”, “Down Among the Sheltering Palms”, “As Long As the Shamrock Grows Green” and “Let’s Grow Old Together”.

James Brockman died in the mid to late 1940’s.

Wrote the score for Happy Days.

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Acknowledgements

ASCAP Biographical Dictionary, 3rd Edition. Copyright 1966.

Pop Memories: 1890-1954
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Record Research, Inc. Copyright 1986.