George W. Meyer

George William Meyer a.k.a. Geo. W. Meyer (January 1, 1884, Boston, Massachusetts – August 28, 1959, New York City) was an American Tin Pan Alley songwriter.

Meyer wrote the music for the song "For Me and My Gal" and many others. He had a publishing company Geo. W. Meyer Co. located at the Exchange Bldg, 143 West 45th Street, New York City, where he published his songs and the songs of other songwriters as well.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1884 (Boston), Died August 28th, 1959 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 191 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-17240 10-in. 3/1/1916 Long live the ladies Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist, conductor, composer  
Victor B-17241 10-in. 3/1/1916 Roll your Yiddish eyes for me Rhoda Bernard Female vocal solo, with orchestra conductor, vocalist, soprano vocal, lyricist, composer  
Victor C-17430 12-in. 4/4/1916 Yaaka hula hickey dula Victor Military Band Band Musical group, conductor, composer  
Victor B-18186 10-in. 8/7/1916 Come on and baby me Marguerite Farrell Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal, lyricist, conductor, composer  
Victor B-19065 10-in. 1/18/1917 For me and my gal Wright and Dietrich Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra Vocal group, vocalist, soprano vocal, tenor vocal, Musical group, conductor, lyricist, composer  
Victor B-20812 10-in. 10/1/1917 In the land of wedding bells Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist, conductor, composer  
Victor B-21670 10-in. 4/8/1918 Just like Washington crossed the Delaware, General Pershing will cross the Rhine Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra Vocal group, vocalist, tenor vocal, bass vocal, conductor, lyricist, composer  
Victor B-22176 10-in. 7/25/1918 Everything is peaches down in Georgia American Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra Vocal group, vocalist, tenor vocal, bass vocal, conductor, lyricist, composer  
Victor B-22222 10-in. 9/5/1918 You'll find old Dixieland in France Arthur Fields Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, conductor, lyricist, composer  
Victor B-22493 10-in. 12/31/1918 In the land of beginning again (Where broken dreams come true) Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, conductor, lyricist, composer  
Victor B-22557 10-in. 1/24/1919 Johnny's in town Arthur Fields Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist, conductor, composer  
Victor B-23416 10-in. 10/16/1919 My baby's arms Pietro Accordion solo instrumentalist, accordion, composer  
Victor B-23775 10-in. 3/16/1920 The hen and the cow (Only a dream of the past) Artie Mehlinger Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist, conductor, composer  
Victor B-24605 10-in. 9/30/1920 Nobody to love Esther Walker Female vocal solo, with cello and orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal, conductor, instrumentalist, cello, lyricist, composer  
Victor B-24758 10-in. 12/22/1920 Now I lay me down to sleep Charles Hart ; Elliott Shaw Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist, conductor, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor B-25970 10-in. 1/23/1922 I've got the wonder where he went and when he's coming back blues Victor Arden ; Phil Ohman Piano duet instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor B-26848 10-in. 8/29/1922 No wonder I'm lonesome Billy Murray ; Aileen Stanley Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal, tenor vocal, conductor, lyricist, composer  
Victor B-27786 10-in. 4/30/1923 Down among the sleepy hills of Ten-Ten-Tennessee Billy Murray ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist, conductor, composer  
Victor B-28845 10-in. 11/6/1923 Sittin' in a corner Elliott Shaw Male vocal solo, with cello and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, cello, conductor, lyricist, composer  
Victor B-29048 10-in. 11/30/1923 If she was what she was, when she was sixteen Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, violin, conductor, lyricist, composer  
Victor B-31091 10-in. 11/7/1924 Dixie dreams George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band Musical group, composer, instrumentalist, saxophone, leader  
Victor PBVE-54866 10-in. 7/15/1930 Hooray for baby and me Ted Fiorito Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist, lyricist, composer, Musical group  
Victor BVE-55659 10-in. 8/29/1929 If I can't have you High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group, director, vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist, composer  
Victor BVE-55660 10-in. 8/29/1929 You can't believe my eyes High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Klara Madjette Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo Musical group, director, vocalist, soprano vocal, lyricist, composer  
Victor BVE-56898 10-in. 2/16/1931 When you were the blossom of Buttercup Lane (And I was your Little Boy Blue) Elmo Tanner ; Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, session supervisor, vocalist, lyricist, composer, Musical group  
(Results 26-50 of 191 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Meyer, George W.," accessed June 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105829.

Meyer, George W.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105829.

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