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 176-191 of 191 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 6570 10-in. 1/17/1919 In the land of beginning again (Where broken dreams come true) George Wilton Ballard Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 7250 10-in. 3/30/1920 Hiawatha's melody of love Elizabeth Lennox ; Betsy Lane Shepherd Female vocal duet, with orchestra composer, lyricist, vocalist, soprano vocal, contralto  
Edison 7598 10-in. 10/25/1920 Beautiful Annabel Lee Alfred Curtis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Edison 9221 10-in. 10/24/1923 Sittin' in a corner Nathan Glantz Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, Musical group, leader  
Edison 9872 10-in. 11/25/1924 Mandy, make up your mind Harry Raderman's Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader, Musical group  
Edison 9894 10-in. 12/8/1924 Dixie dreams Million Dollar Pier Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, Musical group  
Edison 10531 10-in. 7/29/1925 Row, row, Rosie! Arthur Hall ; Hotel Carlton Terrace Orchestra ; John Ryan ; Mike Speciale Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist, composer, leader, Musical group  
Edison 10661 10-in. 11/2/1925 Brown eyes, why are you blue? Dave Kaplan ; That Singing Four Male vocal quartet, with piano instrumentalist, piano, composer, lyricist, Vocal group  
Edison 19235 10-in. 6/4/1929 Broadway baby dolls California Ramblers Jazz/dance band Musical group, composer  
Edison N-731 10-in. 2/11/1929 The sun is at my window (Throwing kisses at me) Ernest L. Stevens Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Edison N-939 10-in. 6/4/1929 Broadway baby dolls California Ramblers Jazz/dance band composer, Musical group  
Edison N-957 10-in. 6/14/1929 My song of the Nile Phil Dewey Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist, vocalist  
Vocalion E3093-E3095 10-in. 5/22/1926 Her beaus are only rainbows The Ambassadors Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal, leader, Musical group  
Vocalion E3777-E3778 10-in. 9/16/1926 Her beaus are only rainbows Bessie Coldiron Female vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist, vocalist  
Vocalion E3814-E3815 10-in. 9/23/1926 Her beaus are only rainbows Bessie Coldiron Female vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist, vocalist  
Vocalion 1266W-1269W 10-in. 8/31/1925 Brown eyes, why are you blue? Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, lyricist, instrumentalist, violin, leader, Musical group  
(Results 176-191 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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