George Wayne Fairman (1881–1962) was a lyricist, composer, and music publisher whose work includes popular songs. Several of his songs charted including two that reached #1. Fairman's work includes coon songs, ragtime, songs related to World War I, and a foxtrot.
The Peerless Quartet recorded his song "I think we've got another Washington and Wilson is his name" in 1916 on Silvertone Records.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1881, Died 1962
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1931
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, songwriter
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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 49 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-4038||10-in.||11/14/1906||Fever's on||Arthur Collins||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-12085||10-in.||6/7/1912||Way down south||Heidelberg Quintette ; Will Oakland||Male vocal quintet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-16718||10-in.||10/25/1915||I think we've got another Washington (And Wilson is his name)||Peerless Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||lyricist, composer|
|Victor||B-20442||10-in.||7/24/1917||I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way||Peerless Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||B-21297||10-in.||12/28/1917||Hello, America, hello||Van and Schenck||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||B-23392||10-in.||12/20/1919||Bo-la-bo||Paul Biese’s Novelty Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-26963||10-in.||10/16/1922||Kiss Mama, kiss Papa||Ross Gorman ; Virginians||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BVE-40181||10-in.||10/14/1927||Worryin'||George Olsen and his Music||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-40526||10-in.||10/28/1927||Worryin'||Franklyn Baur||Male vocal solo, withinstrumental ensemble||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1914-08-12-14]||Not documented||8/12/1914||I'm the guy that paid the rent for Mrs. Rip Van Winkle||Morton Harvey||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1918-02-27-01]||Not documented||2/27/1918||When you find there's someone missing||Mrs. N. E. Tucker||Female vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1927-09-07-01]||10-in.||9/7/1927||Worryin'||Hugh Bennett||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||3576||10-in.||ca. Late 1906-Feb. 1907||Fever's on||Arthur Collins||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||38532||10-in.||1/3/1913||Way down South||Peerless Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Columbia||46134||10-in.||10/21/1915||I think we've got another Washington||Peerless Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Columbia||77184||10-in.||7/5/1917||I don't know where I'm going but I'm on my way||Peerless Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Columbia||77410||10-in.||10/4/1917||War song hits||Columbia Quartette||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Columbia||77490||10-in.||11/5/1917||Hello, America, hello||Lewis James ; Peerless Quartet||Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Columbia||77648||10-in.||1/17/1918||They go wild, simply wild over me||Jazarimba Orchestra||Instrumental ensemble||composer|
|Columbia||77700||10-in.||3/1/1918||Hello, America, hello||Jazarimba Orchestra||Instrumental ensemble||composer|
|Columbia||77916||10-in.||6/22/1918||It's a long way to dear old Broadway||Irving Kaufman||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||78634||10-in.||9/9/1919||Not in a thousand years||Charles Harrison||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Columbia||78924||10-in.||1/12/1920||Bo-la-bo||Ted Lewis Jazz Band||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||79901||10-in.||6/20/1921||If shamrocks grew along the Swanee shore||Broadway Quartette||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Columbia||80257||10-in.||3/21/1922||Kiss Mama, kiss Papa||Garber-Davis Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Fairman, George," accessed February 1, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107852.
Fairman, George. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 1, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107852.
"Fairman, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 1 February 2023.
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