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J. W. Myers

John W. Myers (c. 1864 – c. 1919?), who was usually credited as J. W. Myers, was a Welsh-born baritone singer, who recorded widely in the United States between the early 1890s and early 1917. His recordings, including "Two Little Girls in Blue" (1893), "The Sidewalks of New York" (1895), "Just Tell Them That You Saw Me" (1895), "When You Were Sweet Sixteen" (1901), "On a Sunday Afternoon" (1902), "Way Down In Old Indiana" (1902), and "In the Good Old Summer Time" (1902), were among the most popular of the period.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1864, Died 1919

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1894 - 1914

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal, arranger

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 901 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 155 7-in. Before 1895 Anchored Artists vary Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 170[a] 7-in. 2/21/1896 The new bully Artists vary Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 172 7-in. Before May 1895 Marching through Georgia Artists vary Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 177 7-in. Before May 1895 When Johnny comes marching home again Artists vary Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 197 7-in. 11/29/1895 Yeoman's wedding song J. W. Myers Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 520 7-in. 11/29/1895-12/14/1898 The arrow and the song J. W. Myers Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 900[a] 7-in. Before June 1896 Old Hundred J. W. Myers Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 908 7-in. Before Apr. 1898 The heart bowed down Artists vary Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 909 7-in. 12/1/1895 Toreador song Artists vary Baritone vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 910 7-in. 11/29/1895-12/14/1898 I fear no foe J. W. Myers Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 912 7-in. 5/4/1896 The home over there J. W. Myers Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 914 7-in. 5/4/1896 In the sweet bye and bye J. W. Myers Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 915 7-in. 5/4/1896 Nearer, my God, to Thee Artists vary Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 916 7-in. Before June 1896 Soldier’s farewell J. W. Myers Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 917 7-in. Before June 1896 Rock of ages Artists vary Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 918 7-in. 5/4/1896 Where is my boy to night Artists vary Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 919 7-in. Before June 1896 Watchman tell us of the night J. W. Myers Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 953 7-in. 4/17/1896 Star light, star bright Artists vary Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 955 7-in. 12/1/1895 The girl I love J. W. Myers Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 956 7-in. 11/29/1895 Only one girl in the world for me Artists vary Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 957 7-in. 10/31/1895 My pearl's is a bowery girl Artists vary Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 960 7-in. 5/18/1896 Tenting on the old camp ground Artists vary Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 964 7-in. 1/28/1896 Rocked in the cradle of the deep Artists vary Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 965 7-in. 1/28/1896 Bedouin love song J. W. Myers Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 969 7-in. 4/18/1896 Bowery grenadiers Artists vary Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 901 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Myers, J. W.," accessed February 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107877.

Myers, J. W.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107877.

"Myers, J. W.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 February 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107877

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