Gallagher and Shean

Gallagher & Shean was a highly successful musical comedy double act on vaudeville and Broadway in the 1910s and 1920s, consisting of Ed Gallagher (1873–1929) and Al Shean (1868–1949); Shean was the maternal uncle of the Marx Brothers.

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1943

Roles Represented in DAHR: Vocal group

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-26703 10-in. 7/21/1922 Mister Gallagher and Mister Shean Gallagher and Shean Male vocal duet, with orchestra Vocal group  
Victor B-26704 10-in. 7/21/1922 Quietly Gallagher and Shean Male vocal duet, with orchestra Vocal group  
Victor B-26709 10-in. 8/3/1922 Boola-boola Gallagher and Shean Male vocal duet, with orchestra Vocal group  
Victor B-26728 10-in. 8/18/1922 Mister Gallagher and Mister Shean Gallagher and Shean Male vocal duet, with orchestra Vocal group  
Victor LBS-Test-1054 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 7/12/1933 Absolutely positively Gallagher and Shean Male vocal duet, with piano Vocal group  
Victor [Trial 1921-09-27-02] 10-in. 9/27/1921 Billy Sunday Gallagher and Shean Male vocal duet, with piano Vocal group  
Victor [Trial 1922-01-27-01] 10-in. 1/27/1922 Mister Gallagher and Mister Shean Gallagher and Shean Male vocal duet, with piano Vocal group  
Victor [Trial 1922-07-05-02] 10-in. 7/5/1922 Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Shean Gallagher and Shean Male vocal duet, with piano Vocal group  
Decca 71591 10-in. 12/20/1943 Mr. Gallagher & Mr. Shean, part 1 Gallagher and Shean Vocal group  
Decca 71592 10-in. 12/20/1943 Mr. Gallagher & Mr. Shean, part 2 Gallagher and Shean Vocal group  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gallagher and Shean," accessed October 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108440.

Gallagher and Shean. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108440.

"Gallagher and Shean." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108440

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