Edward Meeker

Edward Meeker (January 22, 1874 – April 19, 1937) was an American singer and performer, best known for his appearances on the recordings of Thomas Edison both as an announcer and singer, performing songs such as "Chicken Reel", "Take Me Out to the Ball Game", "Go Easy Mabel", and "Harrigan", as well as reading vaudeville skits and providing sound effects.

Meeker was born in East Orange, New Jersey and died in Orange, New Jersey.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 22, 1874 (East Orange), Died April 19, 1937 (Orange)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1903 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker, vocalist, performer

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 61 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 6183 10-in. May 1918 Any old place the gang goes Edward Meeker Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Edison 6330 10-in. between 8/12/1918 and 8/19/1918 Watch the bee go get the hun Edward Meeker Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Edison 6421 10-in. between 10/10/1918 and 10/23/1918 It's the girls that make the seaside Edward Meeker Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Edison 6436 10-in. 10/29-31/1918 Clancy's wooden wedding Edward Meeker Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Edison 6576 10-in. 1/21/1919 Every day will be Sunday when the town goes dry Edward Meeker Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Edison 6678 10-in. 3/19/1919 Danny's return from France Ada Jones ; Edward Meeker ; Bob Willis Comic scene and male vocal solo speaker, vocalist  
Edison 6812 10-in. 5/29/1919 The raggity man Edward Meeker Male vocal solo and female-male dialogue, with orchestra vocalist, speaker  
Edison 7003 10-in. 10/31/1919 Flanagan's real estate deal Steve Porter Comic scene speaker  
Edison 7283 10-in. 4/9/1920 Steamboat Bill Edward Meeker Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Edison 7375 10-in. 6/1/1920 The Argentines, the Portuguese and the Greeks Edward Meeker Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Edison 8401 10-in. 3/31/1922 Who tied the can on the old dog's tail Edward Meeker Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Edison 8425 10-in. 4/18/1922 Mister Gallagher and Mister Shean Edward Meeker ; Steve Porter Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Edison 8860 10-in. 2/23/1923 Laughing record Edward Meeker ; Sallie Stembler Comic scene speaker  
Edison 10722 10-in. 12/15/1925 Ticknor's quadrille Ford Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with calls speaker  
Edison 15000 10-in. 1929 Slogan reproducing machine record Edward Meeker Talk speaker  
Edison 15001 10-in. 1929 Slogan reproducing machine record Edward Meeker Talk speaker  
Edison 15002 10-in. 1929 Slogan reproducing machine record Edward Meeker Talk speaker  
Edison 15003 10-in. 1929 Slogan reproducing machine record Edward Meeker Talk speaker  
Edison 15004 10-in. 1929 Slogan reproducing machine record Edward Meeker Talk speaker  
Edison 15005 10-in. 1929 Slogan reproducing machine record Edward Meeker Talk speaker  
Edison 15006 10-in. 1929 Slogan reproducing machine record Edward Meeker Talk speaker  
Edison 15007 10-in. 1929 Slogan reproducing machine record Edward Meeker Talk speaker  
Edison 15008 10-in. 1929 Slogan reproducing machine record Edward Meeker Talk speaker  
Edison 15009 10-in. 1929 Slogan reproducing machine record Edward Meeker Talk speaker  
Edison 15010 10-in. 1929 Slogan reproducing machine record Edward Meeker Talk speaker  
(Results 26-50 of 61 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Meeker, Edward," accessed November 30, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100298.

Meeker, Edward. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 30, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100298.

"Meeker, Edward." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 30 November 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100298

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