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 151-175 of 191 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick C311-C312½ 10-in. 5/7/1926 Her beaus are only rainbows Charley Straight Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, Musical group, leader  
Brunswick LTR232 10-in. 10/10/1929 Song of the Nile Billy Lennon Male vocal solo composer, lyricist, vocalist  
Brunswick LAE634 10-in. 10/19/1929 If I can’t have you (If you can’t have me) Earl Burtnett Biltmore Trio Male vocal trio, with guitars, piano, and harp composer, lyricist, vocalist, Vocal group  
Brunswick E30438 10-in. 8/15/1929 A orillas del Nilo Los Castilians ; José Moriche Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer, Musical group, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E30700 10-in. Aug. 1929 My song of the Nile Lew White Organ solo composer, instrumentalist, organ  
Brunswick E35012 10-in. Oct. 1930 It’s an old Spanish custom in the moonlight Detroiters ; Milt Shaw Instrumental ensemble, with vocal composer, lyricist, Musical group, leader  
Brunswick E35969 10-in. 1/31/1931 When you were the blossom of Buttercup Lane and I was your Little Boy Blue Crooning Troubadours ; Nick Lucas Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist, vocalist, Musical group, leader  
Brunswick E36136 10-in. 2/21/1931 Honeymoon parade Sleepy Hall and his Collegians [Fred Rich Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group, songwriter, vocalist  
Brunswick E36449 10-in. 4/9/1931 Can’t you read between the lines Crooning Troubadours ; Nick Lucas Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist, Musical group, leader, vocalist  
Brunswick E36640 10-in. 4/19/1931 Since an angel like Mary loves a devil like me Jacques Renard Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist, leader, Musical group, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E26091-E26092 10-in. 1/19/1928 You taught me how to love you, now teach me how to forget Buell Kazee Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and whistling composer, lyricist, vocalist  
Brunswick E30609-E30610 10-in. Aug. 1929 My song of the Nile Colonial Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) composer, lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal, Musical group  
Brunswick E31203-E31204 10-in. Oct. 1929 (Things we want the most are) Hard to get Herbert Gordon ; Hotel Ten Eyck Whispering Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) songwriter, vocalist, Musical group, leader  
Brunswick E31205-E31206 10-in. Oct. 1929 You can’t believe my eyes Herbert Gordon ; Hotel Ten Eyck Whispering Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo; without vocal (take G) composer, lyricist, vocalist, contralto, Musical group, leader  
Edison 4210 10-in. 10/20/1915 There's a little lane without a turning (On the way to home sweet home) George Wilton Ballard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, lyricist  
Edison 4414 10-in. 1/11/1916 My mother's rosary Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 5209 10-in. 12/12/1916 Since Maggie Dooley learned the hooley-hooley Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer, vocalist, soprano vocal  
Edison 5486 10-in. 4/3/1917 For me and my gal Billy Murray Male vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra lyricist, composer, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 5825 10-in. 10/2/1917 Hello, aloha, hello! George Wilton Ballard ; Helen Clark Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist, composer, vocalist, tenor vocal, soprano vocal  
Edison 5867 10-in. 11/2/1917 In the land of wedding bells Arthur Fields ; Grace Woods Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, composer, lyricist, soprano vocal, tenor vocal  
Edison 5964 10-in. between 1/10/1918 and 1/14/1918 Homeward bound George Wilton Ballard Male vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, lyricist  
Edison 6021 10-in. Feb. 1918 Homeward bound George Wilton Ballard Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist, composer  
Edison 6125 10-in. Mar. 1918 Just like Washington crossed the Delaware, General Pershing will cross the Rhine Arthur Fields Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, lyricist  
Edison 6286 10-in. 7/31/1918 Everything is peaches down in Georgia Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer, lyricist, Vocal group, vocalist, baritone vocal, tenor vocal  
Edison 6351 10-in. between 9/5/1918 and 9/6/1918 You'll find old Dixieland in France Arthur Fields Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 151-175 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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