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 27, 1899, Died May 6, 1984
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931 - 1940
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter
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|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|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wever, Ned," accessed September 28, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102392.
Wever, Ned. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 28, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102392.
"Wever, Ned." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 28 September 2023.
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