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 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  
(Results 51-61 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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