Fred W. Leigh

William Frederick Bridgen (1871 – 21 August 1924), known professionally as Fred W. Leigh, was an English lyricist who co-wrote several popular music hall songs of the early twentieth century,

Birth and Death Data: Born October 21, 1869, Died August 24, 1924

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1899 - 1924

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 35 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 0714 7-in. 11/9/1899 How was I to know Edward M. Favor Male vocal solo composer  
Berliner 01165 7-in. 4/7/1900 A little bit off of the top Will F. Denny Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]20 7-in. 6/30/1900 More work for the undertaker Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]182 7-in. 7/26/1900 The duty of a wife Edward M. Favor Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]186 7-in. 7/26/1900 How was I to know? Edward M. Favor Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]195 7-in. 7/28/1900 A little bit off the top Edward M. Favor Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]195 10-in. 2/19/1903 A little bit off the top Edward M. Favor Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1503 7-in. 7/25/1902 Fol-the-rol-lol Burt Shepard Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1503 10-in. 7/25/1902 Fol the rol lol Burt Shepard Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1509 7-in. 7/29/1902 Three women to every man Burt Shepard Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1509 10-in. 7/29/1902 Three women to every man Burt Shepard Male vocal solo composer  
Victor B-1636 10-in. 7/21/1904 Two women to every man Burt Shepard Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor A-1636 7-in. 7/21/1904 Two women to every man Burt Shepard Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-3322 10-in. 4/19/1906 Waiting at the church Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor E-3322 8-in. 9/11/1906 Waiting at the church Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-4592 10-in. 6/17/1907 Poor John Vesta Victoria Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-4600 10-in. 6/18/1907 Waiting at the church Vesta Victoria Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-4892 10-in. 10/23/1907 Don't get married any more, Ma Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor E-4892 8-in. 10/23/1907 Don't get married any more, Ma Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-6586 10-in. 11/6/1908 Willie's got another girl now Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 176 7-in. ca. 1901 A little bit off the top Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
Columbia 176 10-in. ca. 1901 A little bit off the top Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
Columbia 486 7-in. ca. 1901 How was I to know? Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 486 10-in. ca. 1901 How was I to know? Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 838 7-in. ca. 1902 Three women to every man J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
(Results 1-25 of 35 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Leigh, Fred W.," accessed May 18, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100263.

Leigh, Fred W.. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 18, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100263.

"Leigh, Fred W.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 18 May 2022.

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