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 51-61 of 61 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Edison||15012||10-in.||1929||Slogan reproducing machine record||Edward Meeker||Talk||speaker|
|Edison||15013||10-in.||1929||Slogan reproducing machine record||Edward Meeker||Talk||speaker|
|Edison||15014||10-in.||1929||Slogan reproducing machine record||Edward Meeker||Talk||speaker|
|Edison||15015||10-in.||1929||Slogan reproducing machine record||Female speaker (unidentified; Edison Records) ; Male speaker (unidentified; Edison Records) ; Edward Meeker||Talk||speaker|
|Edison||15017||10-in.||1929||Slogan reproducing machine record||Edward Meeker||Talk||speaker|
|Edison||15022||10-in.||1929||Slogan reproducing machine record||Edward Meeker||Talk||speaker|
|Edison||15023||10-in.||1929||Slogan reproducing machine record||Edward Meeker||Talk||speaker|
|Edison||EXP-151||7.5-in||3/5/1928||Experimental disc recording-151 [tpi not stated]||Edward Meeker||Experimental recording or dubbing||speaker|
|Edison||EXP-167||7.5-in||5/11/1928||Experimental disc recording-167 [no tpi stated)||Edward Meeker||Experimental recording or dubbing||speaker|
|Edison||EXP-169||7.5-in||8/21/1928||Experimental disc recording-169 [no tpi stated)||Edward Meeker||Experimental recording or dubbing||speaker|
|Edison||EXP-177||7.5-in||10/19/1928||Experimental disc recording-177 [no tpi listed]||Edward Meeker||Experimental recording or dubbing||speaker|
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.
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