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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

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  
Victor A-2847 7-in. 10/27/1905 In the good old summer time Sousa's Band Band, with male vocal duet and cornet and trombone solos composer  
Victor B-2847 10-in. 10/27/1905 In the good old summer time Sousa's Band Band, with male vocal duet and cornet and trombone solos composer  
Victor B-3135 10-in. 2/21/1906 Out in an automobile Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-14940 10-in. 6/9/1914 In the good old summertime Arthur Pryor's Band Band, with male vocal chorus composer  
Victor CVE-16216 12-in. 5/11/1927 Songs of the past, no. 4 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-16216 12-in. 7/20/1915 Songs of the past, no. 4 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-25250 10-in. 5/2/1921 Down in Arkansaw Ford Hanford ; Pee Wee Myers Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-37908 10-in. 2/17/1927 Down where the watermelon grows Ernest Moody ; Phil Reeve Male vocal duet, with guitar and ukulele composer  
Victor BVE-45610 10-in. 6/7/1928 In the good old summer time Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor CVE-49077 12-in. 1/18/1929 Minstrel show of 1929 Victor Minstrels Minstrels, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 940 7-in. ca. 1902 In the good old summer time J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 940 10-in. ca. 1902 In the good old summer time J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 1878 10-in. ca. Jan.-Nov. 1904 Come take a trip in my airship J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 1913 7-in. ca. 1904 In the good old summer time J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 3034 7-in. ca. 1904 Come take a trip in my airship J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 3320 10-in. ca. 1905-Jan. 1906 Out in an automobile Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 3660 10-in. ca. Jan.-June 1907 You'll have to wait 'till my ship comes in Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 3900 10-in. ca. Jan.-Apr. 1908 Come to the land of Bohemia Harvey Hindermyer Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W141084 10-in. 10/2/1925 In the good old summertime Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with guitar composer  
Columbia 145014 10-in. 10/25/1927 In the good old summertime Leake County Revelers String band, with male vocal trio composer  
OKeh W80585 10-in. 3/19/1927 Down in Arkansas Cofer Brothers Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar lyricist, composer  
OKeh W81360 10-in. 9/20/1927 Down where the watermelon grow Avoca Quartet Vocal quartet, with 2 fiddles (violins) and guitar composer  
Brunswick E27651 10-in. 6/6/1928 In the good old summer time Richard Brooks ; Rueben Puckett Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar composer  
Vocalion E3704-E3705 10-in. 9/8/1926 In the good old summer time Uncle Dave Macon Male vocal solo, with banjo composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Evans, George," accessed March 8, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111243.

Evans, George. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 8, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111243.

"Evans, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 8 March 2021.

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

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