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 76-100 of 191 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 39497 10-in. 7/17/1914 The high cost of loving Elida Morris Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer, vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 39638 10-in. 11/25/1914 That moonlight serenade Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, tenor vocal, lyricist, composer, Vocal group  
Columbia 39696 10-in. 12/16/1914 When you're a long, long way from home Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39699 10-in. 12/16/1914 San Francisco Arthur Fields Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39800 10-in. 1/27/1915 What'll you do? Henry Burr ; Frances Fisher Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, soprano vocal, lyricist, composer  
Columbia 45795 10-in. 6/19/1915 There's a little lane without a turning on the way to home sweet home Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 47277 10-in. 1/6/1917 For me and my gal M. J. O'Connell Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 47408 10-in. 3/9/1917 Let's all be Americans now Knickerbocker Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra songwriter, Vocal group  
Columbia 77329 10-in. 9/12/1917 Hello, aloha, hello! Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell Male vocal duet, with guitar, steel guitar, and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist, composer  
Columbia 77396 10-in. 10/2/1917 In the land of wedding bells Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist, composer  
Columbia 77676 10-in. 2/18/1918 There'll be a hot time for the old men (while the young men are away) Arthur Fields Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 77755 10-in. 4/4/1918 Just like Washington crossed the Delaware (General Pershing will cross the Rhine) Arthur Fields ; Peerless Quartet Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra Vocal group, vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist, composer  
Columbia 78030 10-in. 8/29/1918 You'll find old Dixieland in France Bert Williams Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 78055 10-in. 9/18/1918 In the land of beginning again Reed Miller Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 78108 10-in. 10/10/1918 You'll find old Dixieland in France Van and Schenck Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, baritone vocal, lyricist, composer, Vocal group  
Columbia 78368 10-in. 3/24/1919 Chong (He come from Hong Kong) Columbia Saxophone Sextette [i.e., Master Saxophone Sextet] Saxophone sextet composer, Musical group, leader  
Columbia 78419 10-in. 5/8/1919 Friends George Hamilton Green ; Joe Green Xylophone duet, with orchestra composer, instrumentalist, xylophone  
Columbia 78987 10-in. 2/20/1920 Only a dream of the past Jack Kaufman Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 78988 10-in. 2/20/1920 I'm always falling in love with the other fellow's girl Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79015 10-in. 3/3/1920 Hiawatha's melody of love Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 79057 10-in. 3/19/1920 Yaddie, kaddie, kiddie, kaddie, koo Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra (Hawaiian) lyricist, composer, Vocal group  
Columbia 79874 10-in. 6/1/1921 Ain't we got fun? Yerkes Jazarimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader, Musical group  
Columbia 48807 12-in. 5/16/1916 Where did Robinson Crusoe go with Friday on Saturday night Prince's Band Band Musical group, composer  
Columbia W140737 10-in. 6/30/1925 Row, row, Rosie! Gangplank Orchestra ; Earl Gresh Jazz/dance band, with singing by members of the band lyricist, composer, leader, Musical group  
Columbia 140815 10-in. 8/6/1925 Row, row, Rosie Arthur Fields ; Manhattan Dance Makers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group, composer, lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 76-100 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.

"Meyer, George W.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 June 2021.

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