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George Evans

George Evans (10 March 1870 – 5 March 1915) known as "Honey Boy" Evans was a Welsh-born songwriter, comedian, entertainer, and musician active in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 10th, 1870, Died March 5th, 1915

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1895 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

Notes: American blackface minstrel, vaudeville comedian, and songwriter.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 49 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 167 7-in. 10/29/1895 Standing on the corner Artists vary Male vocal solo composer  
Berliner 947 7-in. 10/13/1896 I’ll be true to my honey boy George J. Gaskin Male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1414 7-in. 5/23/1902 It's got to be a minstrel show tonight Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1414 10-in. 5/23/1902 It's got to be a minstrel show tonight Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1655 7-in. 10/2/1902 In the good old summer time Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1655 10-in. 10/2/1902 In the good old summer time Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1793 7-in. 11/20/1902 In the good old summer time Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1793 10-in. 11/20/1902 In the good old summer time Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1814 7-in. 12/2/1902 In the good old summer time Charles P. Lowe Xylophone solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1814 10-in. 12/2/1902 In the good old summer time Charles P. Lowe Xylophone solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1833 7-in. 12/17/1902 In the good old summer time Sousa's Band Band, with male vocal duet and cornet and trombone solos composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1833 10-in. 12/17/1902 In the good old summer time Sousa's Band Band, with male vocal duet and cornet and trombone solos composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]2053 7-in. 3/3/1903 When the winter time comes 'round Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]2053 10-in. 3/3/1903 When the winter time comes 'round Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet lyricist  
Victor B-290 10-in. 8/25/1903 When the winter time comes 'round Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet lyricist  
Victor B-418 10-in. 9/16/1903 In the good old summer time Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo composer  
Victor A-945 7-in. 1/19/1904 The sweetest flower that grows in Tennessee Joseph Natus Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-945 10-in. 1/19/1904 The sweetest flower that grows in Tennessee Joseph Natus Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor A-1161 7-in. 3/24/1904 In the good old summer time Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-1161 10-in. 3/24/1904 In the good old summer time Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor E-1161 8-in. 5/10/1906 In the good old summer time Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor A-1582 7-in. 7/11/1904 Come take a trip in my airship Billy Murray Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor B-1582 10-in. 7/11/1904 Come take a trip in my airship Billy Murray Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor B-2443 10-in. 4/4/1905 Come take a trip in my airship Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-2492 10-in. 4/25/1905 Waltzing with the girl you love Joseph Natus Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 49 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Evans, George," accessed January 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111243.

Evans, George. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111243.

"Evans, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 January 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111243

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