George Fairman

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

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  
Columbia 49298 12-in. 1/5/1918 War song medley one-step Prince's Band Band composer  
Columbia 144424 10-in. 7/5/1927 Worryin' Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Columbia W144469 10-in. 7/19/1927 Worryin' Art Kahn Piano solo composer  
Columbia W144522 10-in. 7/28/1927 Worryin' Kate Smith Female vocal solo, with violin, cello, and piano composer, lyricist  
Columbia W144647 10-in. 9/8/1927 Worryin' Norman Clark ; Don Voorhees Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Columbia 144664 10-in. 9/13/1927 Worryin' Bar Harbor Society Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Columbia W150939 10-in. 11/6/1930 Gazing at the stars Art Gillham Male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia [W]151111 10-in. 12/13/1930 Gazing at the stars Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia 6338 12-in. approximately 1913 Way down South Two Bobs Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-7036 10-in. approximately Oct. 1919 Not in a thousand years Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
OKeh S-7164 10-in. ca. Jan. 1920 Bo-la-bo Paul Biese’s Novelty Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-7679 10-in. Nov. 1920 She's always singin' the blues Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
OKeh S-70923 10-in. Oct. 1922 Kiss Mama, kiss Papa Elsie Clark Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh W81251 10-in. 8/18/1927 Worryin' Royal Music Makers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 5618 10-in. approximately May 1921 Down on the farm Harmonizers Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick 14052-14054 10-in. 10/21/1924 Honolou Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra ; Frank Sylvano Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick E24827-E24830 10-in. 10/20/1927 Worryin’ Regent Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and female vocal effects; without vocal (take E24830) lyricist, composer  
Brunswick E36086-E36087 10-in. 2/17/1931 Gazing at the stars (Waltz) Joe Green Novelty Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) songwriter  
Edison 7146 10-in. 2/5/1920 Bo-la-bo Lopez and Hamilton's Kings of Harmony Orchestra Jazz/dance quintet composer  
Edison 8058 10-in. 6/9/1921 If shamrocks grew along the Swanee shore Charles Hart ; Lewis James Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 8631 10-in. 10/11/1922 Kiss Mama, kiss Papa Kaplan's Melodists Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 9768 10-in. 10/7/1924 Honolou Million Dollar Pier Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Edison 11841 10-in. 8/5/1927 Worryin' J. Donald Parker Male vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) WL2000 10-in. 1/13/1930 Ne dis rien Pierre Chagnon ; Damia ; Orchestra Pierre Chagnon Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Fairman, George," accessed February 8, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107852.

Fairman, George. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 8, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107852.

"Fairman, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 8 February 2023.

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