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 126-150 of 191 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh S-72226 10-in. Dec. 1923 Cover me up with the sunshine of Virginia Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra ; Vincent Lopez Jazz/dance band composer, Musical group, leader  
OKeh 73617 10-in. 9/15/1925 Brown eyes, why are you blue? Sam Lanin ; Melody Sheiks Jazz/dance band composer, leader, Musical group  
OKeh 74227 10-in. 7/15/1926 Someone is losing Susan The Goofus Five Jazz/dance ensemble composer, Musical group  
OKeh W402884 10-in. 8/27/1929 My song of the Nile Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, lyricist, composer  
OKeh W403081 10-in. 10/18/1929 If I can't have you (If you can't have me) Annette Hanshaw Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, lyricist, composer  
OKeh [OK cat 1187-b] 10-in. approximately 1919 Anything is nice if it comes from Dixieland Bert Harvey Male vocal solo composer, lyricist, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick [Br cat 5107-a] 10-in. approximately mid-1917 For me and my gal Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer, lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick [Br cat 5165-b] 10-in. approximately Oct. 1917 For me and my gal Van Eps Trio Instrumental trio composer, Musical group  
Brunswick [Br cat 5219-a] 10-in. approximately Apr. 1918 Just like Washington crossed the Delaware Brunswick Military Band Band composer, Musical group  
Brunswick 4674 10-in. approximately Nov. 1920 My isle of golden dreams Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) composer, instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick 8289 10-in. approximately June 1922 Kicky-koo Benny Krueger’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader, Musical group  
Brunswick 6502-6504 10-in. approximately Sept. 1921 Cry baby blues Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, Musical group  
Brunswick 6538-6540 10-in. approximately Sept. 1921 Tuck me to sleep in my old 'Tucky home Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, Musical group  
Brunswick 8463-8465 10-in. approximately July 1922 My cradle melody Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader, Musical group  
Brunswick 9492-9494 10-in. approximately Dec. 1922 Open your arms, my Alabamy Benny Krueger’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader, Musical group  
Brunswick 10540-10543 10-in. 5/2/1923 Down among the sleepy hills of Tennessee Isham Jones Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader, Musical group  
Brunswick 11601-11603 10-in. 10/11/1923 Sittin' in a corner Isham Jones Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, Musical group  
Brunswick 11822-11824 10-in. 11/7/1923 Sittin' in a corner Brox Sisters Female vocal trio, with orchestra composer, lyricist, instrumentalist, banjo, Vocal group  
Brunswick 12552-12554 10-in. 2/18/1924 Cover me up with the sunshine of Virginia Morey Pearl Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader, Musical group  
Brunswick 14005-14008 10-in. 10/16/1924 Mandy, make up your mind Oriole Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, Musical group  
Brunswick E16456 10-in. 9/29/1925 Brown eyes—why are you blue? Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with guitar composer, lyricist, vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick IND644 10-in. 6/21/1928 The drag Charlie Davis Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader, Musical group  
Brunswick C3974 10-in. 7/30/1929 My song of the Nile Jay Richards Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal duet composer, lyricist, Musical group  
Brunswick C3990 10-in. 8/5/1929 My song of the Nile Frank Sylvano Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, lyricist, composer  
Brunswick C3991 10-in. 8/5/1929 My song of the Nile Frank Sylvano Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, lyricist, composer  
(Results 126-150 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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