Lew Dockstader (born George Alfred Clapp; August 7, 1856 – October 26, 1924) was an American singer, comedian, and vaudeville star, best known as a blackface minstrel show performer. Dockstader performed as a solo act and in his own a popular minstrel troupe.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1856 (Hartford), Died 1924 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1898 - 1912
Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal, composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Berliner||1815||7-in.||3/23/1898||I want my Lulu||Dan W. Quinn||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||3251||10-in.||ca. Jan.-Sept. 1905||Everybody works but Father||Lew Dockstader||Male vocal solo, with piano||vocalist, baritone vocal|
|Columbia||3386||10-in.||ca. Jan.-May 1906||Uncle quit work, too||Lew Dockstader||Male vocal solo, with piano||vocalist, baritone vocal|
|Columbia||19756||10-in.||2/12/1912||Take a little tip from Father||Lew Dockstader||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist, baritone vocal|
|Columbia||19901||10-in.||5/23/1912||Fiddle-dee-dee||Lew Dockstader||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist, baritone vocal|
|Columbia||38120||10-in.||7/8/1912||Fiddle, dee, dee||Lew Dockstader||Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra||vocalist, baritone vocal|
|Columbia||38131||10-in.||7/11/1912||If it wasn't for my wife and baby||Columbia Quartette ; Lew Dockstader||Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet orchestra||vocalist, baritone vocal|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dockstader, Lew," accessed July 29, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106711.
Dockstader, Lew. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 29, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106711.
"Dockstader, Lew." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 29 July 2021.
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