R. P. Weston

Robert Patrick Weston (1878 – 6 November 1936) was an English songwriter. He was born and died in London. Among other songs, he co-authored (with Bert Lee), "With Her Head Tucked Underneath Her Arm", a macabre little ditty about the ghost of Anne Boleyn haunting the Tower of London, seeking revenge on Henry VIII for having her beheaded.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1878, Died November 6th, 1936

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-3956 10-in. 11/1/1906 What a mouth! Burt Shepard Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-3957 10-in. 11/1/1906 Killiecrankie Burt Shepard Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-10223 10-in. 4/24/1911 Please go find my Billie-boy Nora Bayes Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 77633 10-in. 1/14/1918 Fancy you fancying me Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 77665 10-in. 2/7/1918 Fancy you fancying me John Mahan Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 77679 10-in. 2/20/1918 Fancy you fancying me Robert Lewis Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 77689 10-in. 2/26/1918 Fancy you fancying me Edna White Trumpet Quartette Trumpet quartet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 44308 10-in. July 1916 Y'a de jolies femmes Alfred Nohcor Male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E27492 10-in. 5/7/1928 Mama’s grown young, Papa’s grown old Al Shayne Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 3938 10-in. 7/6/1915 I like your town Glen Ellison Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Weston, R. P.," accessed April 10, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113085.

Weston, R. P.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 10, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113085.

"Weston, R. P.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 10 April 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113085

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