Ed G. Nelson

Birth and Death Data: Born March 18th, 1885

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter

Notes: Father of Ed Nelson, a composer, author, and vocalist.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-24148 10-in. 6/3/1920 For every boy who's on the level (There's a girl who's on the square) Harmonizers Quartet ; Victor Roberts [i.e., Billy Jones] Male vocal quartet and soloist, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-24151 10-in. 6/3/1920 Pretty Kitty Kelly Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with harp, violin, and orchestra composer  
Victor B-24766 10-in. 12/30/1920 What are we goin' to do (When there's nothing to do on Sunday) Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-24900 10-in. 1/19/1921 Give me a million beautiful girls (But give me one at a time) Billy Jones Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-25237 10-in. 4/25/1921 Peggy O'Neil Victor Roberts [i.e., Billy Jones] Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-25508 10-in. 8/10/1921 In the old town hall Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-25526 10-in. 8/19/1921 Ten little fingers and ten little toes Billy Murray ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-25711 10-in. 10/1/1921 Peggy O'Neil Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-25985 10-in. 1/31/1922 Ten little fingers and ten little toes Roy Bargy ; Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-27000 10-in. 10/3/1922 All for the love of Mike Isabelle Patricola Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-29127 10-in. 12/13/1923 Promise me everything, never get anything blues Billy Murray ; Aileen Stanley Female-male vocal duet, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-29440 10-in. 2/6/1924 Me no speak-a good English Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-29654 10-in. 3/12/1924 What does the pussy-cat mean when she says 'me-ow'? Billy Murray ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with violin and orchestra composer  
Victor B-30927 10-in. 9/23/1924 The pal that I loved stole the gal that I loved Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-31065 10-in. 10/30/1924 The pal that I loved stole the gal that I loved Charles Dornberger Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor B-31653 10-in. 1/14/1925 The pal that I loved stole the gal that I loved Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo composer  
Victor BVE-32185 10-in. 3/26/1925 Bye and bye (The sun will shine) Meyer Davis ; Le Paradis Band ; W. Spencer Tupman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-34735 10-in. 3/18/1926 Son of a millionaire Joseph Rega Male vocal solo, with violin and piano composer  
Victor BVE-37142 10-in. 12/16/1926 Schultz is back again (With his boom! boom! boom!) Four Aristocrats Male vocal quartet, with instrumental quartet composer  
Victor BVE-37564 10-in. 1/24/1927 That's what I call a pal Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-38013 10-in. 4/27/1927 My sweetheart waltz Charles Dornberger Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-38130 10-in. 3/2/1927 It's O. K. Katy with me Four Aristocrats Male vocal quartet, with instrumental quartet composer  
Victor BVE-38488 10-in. 4/22/1927 In a shady nook by a babbling brook Johnny Marvin ; Andy Sannella Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars composer  
Victor BVE-42439 10-in. 2/13/1928 You can't blame me for that Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and banjo composer  
Victor BVE-45410 10-in. 5/29/1928 That's my mammy Hotel Sinton Orchestra ; Henry Thies Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-49208 10-in. 11/27/1928 I wonder if you miss me tonight Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-64380 10-in. 11/26/1930 When a black man's blue Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington ; Bennie Payne Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (takes 3 and 4); with male vocal trio (takes 1 and 2) songwriter  
Victor BRC-70907 10-in. 10/23/1931 What are you thinkin' about, baby? Gene Kardos Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BRC-70988 10-in. 12/18/1931 You're foolin' yourself (When you try to fool me) Gene Kardos Orchestra ; Dick Robertson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-75748 10-in. 4/7/1933 A little beer, a pretzel and you The High Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-75749 10-in. 4/7/1933 A little beer, a pretzel and you Sid Peltyn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-03509 10-in. 12/1/1936 Heaven in my heart George Hall ; Hotel Taft Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-010248 10-in. 5/25/1937 (I just can't imagine) Life without you Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-011756 10-in. 8/21/1937 Worried over you Shep Fields ; Bobby Goday ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-044633 10-in. 1/18/1940 You hit my heart with a bang Delta Rhythm Band ; Evelyn Poe ; Bob Zurke Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-053148 10-in. 6/18/1940 Seems like a month of Sundays Bernie Cummins Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-075407 10-in. 7/2/1942 Light a candle in the chapel Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor [Trial 1928-05-05-01] 10-in. 5/5/1928 That's my mammy Kathryn Hamilton Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 77514 10-in. 11/16/1917 When Yankee Doodle learns to parlez vous francais Arthur Fields Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78854 10-in. 12/11/1919 My gal Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 79198 10-in. 5/21/1920 Pretty Kitty Kelly Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 79305 10-in. 6/23/1920 You ought to see her now Happy Six Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 79435 10-in. 9/27/1920 For every boy who's on the level there's a girl who's on the square Crescent Trio Male vocal trio, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 79873 10-in. 5/31/1921 Peggy O'Neil Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 79957 10-in. 7/21/1921 In the old town hall Van and Schenck Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 79985 10-in. 9/13/1921 Ten little fingers and ten little toes (down in Tennessee) Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 80004 10-in. 9/27/1921 O'Reilly (I'm ashamed of you) Van and Schenck Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 80017 10-in. 10/7/1921 Ten little fingers and ten little toes (down in Tennessee) Ted Lewis Jazz Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 80581 10-in. 10/3/1922 All for the love of Mike Van and Schenck Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 81058 10-in. 5/29/1923 I'll hop, skip and jump (Into my mammy's arms) Furman and Nash Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 81449 10-in. 1/2/1924 Me no speak-a good English Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 81518 10-in. 2/1/1924 Promise me everything never get anything blues Gus Van Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 81637 10-in. 3/8/1924 What does the pussy-cat mean when she says 'me-ow'? Columbia Novelty Orchestra ; Billy Jones Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 140083 10-in. 10/3/1924 The pal that I loved stole the gal that I loved Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 140155 10-in. 11/28/1924 The pal that I loved stole the gal that I loved Romancers Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 140356 10-in. 1/23/1925 Bye and bye Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia 49965 12-in. 5/28/1921 Peggy O'Neill Prince's Orchestra Orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 49986 12-in. 9/23/1921 When Francis dances with me Prince's Dance Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia W140537 10-in. 4/17/1925 There's one born every minute Chester Gaylord Male vocal solo, with ukulele composer  
Columbia W141504 10-in. 1/16/1926 You ought to see what's waiting for me Cliff Nazarro Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia W141780 10-in. 3/9/1926 The song of the sea Miner Hawkins Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica composer  
Columbia W143178 10-in. 12/13/1926 Schultz is back again Frank Cornwell Orchestra ; Gus Guderian Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W143315 10-in. 1/18/1927 That's what I call a pal Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W143387 10-in. 2/3/1927 My sweetheart waltz Xylo-Rimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W143449 10-in. 2/7/1927 It's O.K. Katy with me University Six ; Hal White Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W143582 10-in. 3/3/1927 It's O.K. Katy with me Billy Carlin ; Mal Hallett Orchestra ; Sam Sherman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet composer  
Columbia W143745 10-in. 4/5/1927 That's what I call a pal Ponce Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano composer  
Columbia W144155 10-in. 5/17/1927 Frankfurter sandwiches Al Lentz Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W144492 10-in. 7/22/1927 A mother's prayer at twilight Jack Little Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia W144985 10-in. 11/17/1927 In a shady nook by a babbling brook Dick Robertson ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Columbia W145643 10-in. 2/14/1928 I wonder if you miss me to-night Oscar Grogan Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W145952 10-in. 4/3/1928 That's my mammy Lou Gold Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W146262 10-in. 4/17/1928 That's my mammy! Frank Harris ; Radiolites Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W148681 10-in. 6/10/1929 Where the bab-bab-babbling brook (Goes bub-bub-bubbling by) Dave Bernie Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W148696 10-in. 6/13/1929 Where the bab-bab-babbling brook (Goes bub-bub-bubbling by) Hudson Singers Male vocal quartet, with piano composer  
Columbia W150344 10-in. 4/22/1930 Peggy O'Neil Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling composer  
OKeh S-7624 10-in. Oct. 1920 For every boy who's on the level (There's a girl who's on the square) Harry Raderman's Jazz Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-7675 10-in. Nov. 1920 County Kerry Mary Samuel Ash ; Shannon Four Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and orchestra composer  
OKeh S-7915 10-in. May 1921 Peggy O'Neil Samuel Ash ; Shannon Four Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
OKeh o-8112 10-in. ca. Feb. 1921 Give me a million beautiful girls Billy Jones Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh o-8147 10-in. ca. Apr. 1921 Peggy O'Neil Charles Hart ; Shannon Four Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and orchestra composer  
OKeh o-8186 10-in. ca. Aug. 1921 Peggy O'Neil American Odeon Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-70041 10-in. July 1921 Peggy O'Neil Green Brothers' Novelty Band Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-70340 10-in. Nov. 1921 Ten little fingers and ten little toes (Down in Tennessee) Erdody's Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-72277 10-in. Jan. 1924 Me no speak-a good English Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano composer  
OKeh S-72423 10-in. Apr. 1924 What does the pussy cat mean when she says "Me-ow"? Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh S-72713 10-in. July 1924 The pal that I loved stole the gal that I loved Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-73497 10-in. July 1925 There's one born ev'ry minute The Bow-Wows ; The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
OKeh 74014 10-in. Feb. 1926 You ought to see what's waiting for me Jazz Pilots Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W81556 10-in. 10/20/1927 In a shady nook by a babbling brook Gotham Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W400196 10-in. 4/4/1928 You can't blame me for that Jazz Pilots ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh W400698 10-in. 5/22/1928 That's my mammy Dorsey Brothers Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W400700 10-in. 5/22/1928 That's my mammy! Lillian Morton Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio composer  
OKeh W401461 10-in. 12/14/1928 I wonder if you miss me tonight Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 5470 10-in. approximately Apr. 1921 Peggy O'Neil Billy Jones Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick 6286-6287 10-in. approximately Aug. 1921 Ten little fingers and ten little toes Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick 12010-12012 10-in. 12/3/1923 Promise me everything, never get anything blues Margaret Young Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick 12714-12717 10-in. 3/24/1924 What does the pussy cat mean when she says “me-ow?” Margaret Young Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Brunswick 13912-13914 10-in. 10/10/1924 The pal that I loved stole the gal that I loved Frank Bessinger Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E20943-E20944 10-in. 12/14/1926 My sweetheart Castlewood Marimba Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick C1790-C1791 10-in. 3/24/1928 I wonder if you miss me tonight Ruth Muse Female vocal solo, with piano, violin, and cello composer  
Brunswick DAL684 10-in. Oct. 1928 You can’t blame me for that Billy and his Uke Male vocal solo, with ukulele composer  
Brunswick TC2248 10-in. 8/20/1928 That’s my mammy Harry Harris Male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E27409 10-in. 4/24/1928 Somewhere in Hawaii Royal Hawaiians Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble composer  
Brunswick E21492-E21494 10-in. 2/14/1927 It's O.K. Katy with me Macy and Smalle Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Brunswick E22638-E22640 10-in. 4/25/1927 That’s what I call a pal Ritz Quartet ; William Wirges Male vocal quartet, with piano composer  
Brunswick E25295-E25297 10-in. 11/26/1927 In a shady nook by a babbling brook Bernie Cummins Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal trio; without vocal and with humming chorus (take 25295) composer  
Brunswick E26491-E26492 10-in. 2/14/1928 Somewhere in Hawaii Royal Hawaiians Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick E27183-E27184 10-in. 3/28/1928 That’s my mammy! Harry Richman Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E30292-E30293 10-in. approximately 7/7/1929 Where the bab-bab-babbling brook (Goes bub-bub-bubbling by) Colonial Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) composer  
Edison 5905 10-in. 12/4/1917 When Yankee Doodle learns to parlez vous Français Arthur Fields Male vocal solo and female vocal trio, with orchestra composer  
Edison 6760 10-in. 5/2/1919 I'm not jealous (But I just don't like it) Rachael Grant ; Billy Murray Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Edison 7371 10-in. 5/27/1920 Pretty Kitty Kelly William Bonner Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 7898 10-in. 4/7/1921 Peggy O'Neill Billy Jones Male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 8144 10-in. 7/26/1921 In the old town hall Billy Jones Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 8223 10-in. 9/22/1921 Ten little fingers and ten little toes (Down in Tennessee) Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Edison 9169 10-in. 9/20/1923 "Deeze," "doze" and "dem" Billy Jones Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 9415 10-in. 3/11/1924 Me no speak-a good English Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Edison 9423 10-in. 3/18/1924 What does the pussy cat mean when she says "me-ow"? Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 9636 10-in. 7/22/1924 The pal that I loved stole the gal that I loved James Doherty Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 9924 10-in. 1/3/1925 Bye and bye (The sun will shine) Nat Martin Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 11318 10-in. 11/18/1926 Schultz is back again (With his boom, boom, boom) Billy Jones Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 11354 10-in. 12/7/1926 Hawaiian rose Ross Gorman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Edison 11416 10-in. 1/5/1927 My sweetheart waltz Frederick Kinsley Pipe organ solo composer  
Edison 11436 10-in. 1/14/1927 My sweetheart waltz Peerless Concert Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Edison 11456 10-in. 1/21/1927 That's what I call a pal James Doherty Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 11515 10-in. 2/11/1927 It's O.K. Katy with me Van Buren Clark ; Palais D'Or Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison 18111 10-in. 12/16/1927 In a shady nook by a babbling brook Helen Clark ; Charles Harrison Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Edison 18246 10-in. 2/17/1928 You can't blame me for that Vernon Dalhart and Company Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Edison 18311 10-in. 3/16/1928 What'll I do if the Mississippi goes dry? Palais D'Or Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison N-1171 10-in. 10/2/1929 Where the butterflies kiss the buttercups good-night Mal Hallett Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Vocalion E3964-E3965 10-in. 10/20/1926 You don’t have to worry (‘Cause I love nobody but you) Vaughn De Leath Female vocal solo, with piano composer  

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Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Nelson, Ed G.," accessed October 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108211.

Nelson, Ed G.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108211.

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