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 101-125 of 191 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 140876 10-in. 8/28/1925 Brown eyes, why are you blue? Manhattan Dance Makers Jazz/dance band Musical group, composer  
Columbia W140974 10-in. 9/16/1925 Brown eyes, why are you blue? Nubs Allen Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band leader, vocalist, soprano vocal, Musical group, composer, lyricist  
Columbia W141131 10-in. 10/9/1925 Brown eyes, why are you blue? Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, lyricist  
Columbia W145037 10-in. 10/27/1927 I'd do it all over again Mary Flood Gates Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist, composer, vocalist  
Columbia W146026 10-in. 4/12/1928 Tuck me to sleep (In my old Kentucky home) Hugh Cross ; Riley Puckett Male vocal duet, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Columbia W147402 10-in. 12/10/1928 The sun is at my window (Throwing kisses at me) George Dewey Washington Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer, lyricist, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 149060 10-in. 9/27/1929 Someone Lou Gold Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, Musical group, vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, lyricist  
Columbia 149126 10-in. 10/10/1929 If I can't have you (If you can't have me) Barney Trimble and his Oklahomans Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, composer, lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal, Musical group  
Columbia [W]150835 10-in. 9/23/1930 Maybe it's love Kate Smith Female vocal solo vocalist, soprano vocal, songwriter  
Columbia W150926 10-in. 10/31/1930 It's an old Spanish custom in the moonlight Roy Evans Male vocal solo vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Columbia W150940 10-in. 11/6/1930 To whom it may concern Art Gillham Male vocal solo vocalist, songwriter  
Columbia [W]151158 10-in. 12/17/1930 To whom it may concern Jack Miller Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter, vocalist  
OKeh 334 10-in. ca. Sept. 1918 You'll find old Dixieland in France Arthur Fields Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
OKeh 478 10-in. ca. Nov. 1918 Ja da New Orleans Jazz Band Jazz/dance band composer, Musical group  
OKeh S-7333 10-in. Mar. 1920 I'm always falling in love with the other fellow's girl Helen Clark ; Joseph A. Phillips Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer, lyricist, vocalist, baritone vocal, soprano vocal  
OKeh S-7627 10-in. Oct. 1920 Beautiful Annabell Lee Charles Hart ; Elliott Shaw Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist, composer, vocalist, baritone vocal, tenor vocal  
OKeh 9418 10-in. Oct. 1925 Brown eyes, why are you blue? Vin James Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
OKeh S-70049 10-in. July 1921 Tuck me to sleep in my old 'Tucky home Billy Jones ; Rega Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer, lyricist, Musical group, vocalist, tenor vocal  
OKeh S-70086 10-in. Aug. 1921 Tuck me to sleep in my old Kentucky home Horace Davis ; Sam Moore Octo-chorda and guitar duet composer, instrumentalist, guitar, octo-chorda  
OKeh S-70206 10-in. Oct. 1921 Cry baby blues Elsie Clark ; Rega Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer, lyricist, Musical group, vocalist, soprano vocal  
OKeh S-70217 10-in. Oct. 1921 Tuck me to sleep in my old 'Tucky home Rega Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, Musical group  
OKeh S-70716 10-in. June 1922 Kicky-koo, kicky-koo (You for me, me for you) Markel's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader, Musical group  
OKeh S-71477 10-in. Apr. 1923 Down among the sleepy hills of Tennessee Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra ; Vincent Lopez Jazz/dance band composer, leader, Musical group  
OKeh S-71897 10-in. Sept. 1923 Sittin' in a corner Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra ; Vincent Lopez Jazz/dance band composer, Musical group, leader  
OKeh S-72098 10-in. Nov. 1923 Sittin' in a corner Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal, composer, lyricist  
(Results 101-125 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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