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 (Results 26-49 of 49 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 26-49 of 49 records)

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.

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