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 10, 1870, Died March 5, 1915
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1895 - 1929
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist
Notes: American blackface minstrel, vaudeville comedian, and songwriter.
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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.
Recordings (Results 26-49 of 49 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|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||10-in.||ca. 1902||In the good old summer time||J. W. Myers||Male vocal solo, 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||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.||approximately 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||W145014||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||composer, lyricist|
|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|
|Brunswick||E3704-E3705||10-in.||9/8/1926||In the good old summer time||Uncle Dave Macon||Male vocal solo, with banjo||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Evans, George," accessed December 2, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111243.
Evans, George. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 2, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111243.
"Evans, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 2 December 2023.
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