Ned Wever

Ned Wever (born Edward Hooper Weaver; April 27, 1902 – May 6, 1984) was an actor on stage and on old-time radio. Garyn G. Roberts wrote in his book, Dick Tracy and American Culture: Morality and Mythology, Text and Context, "Wever's most famous role was probably that of H.C. McNeile's British detective and adventurer Bulldog Drummond for the program of the same name."

Birth and Death Data: Born April 27th, 1899, Died May 6th, 1984

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-67440 10-in. 2/11/1931 The moochi Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BSHQ-71931 10-in. 3/9/1932 Sing a new song Coon-Sanders Orchestra ; J. L. Sanders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-73843 10-in. 10/20/1932 Ain'tcha kinda sorry now? Fran Frey ; George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-73881 10-in. 10/28/1932 Ain'tcha kinda sorry now? Murray Gelbin and his Orchestra ; George Stone ; Stanley Worth Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet lyricist  
Victor BS-77440 10-in. 8/8/1933 Trouble in paradise Eddy Duchin Orchestra ; Lew Sherwood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-01915 10-in. 12/22/1936 Trust in me Wayne King Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-03907 10-in. 12/24/1936 Trust in me Johnny Hamp Orchestra ; Johnny McAfee Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-017462 10-in. 12/3/1937 Sweet stranger Al Bowlly Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-018131 10-in. 1/10/1938 I simply adore you Dick Stabile Orchestra ; Burt Shaw Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-022433 10-in. 4/12/1938 I simply adore you Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-049177 10-in. 5/11/1940 I can't resist you Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-050591 10-in. 5/16/1940 I can't resist you Gray Gordon ; Art Perry ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W152132 10-in. 3/16/1932 Sing a new song "Kassels-in-the-Air" Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W152441 10-in. 7/25/1933 Trouble in paradise Charles Agnew Stevens Hotel Orchestra ; Stanley Jacobsen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W351163 10-in. 3/21/1932 Sing a new song Paul Specht Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wever, Ned," accessed July 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102392.

Wever, Ned. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102392.

"Wever, Ned." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102392

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