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Vic Meyers

Victor Aloysius "Vic" Meyers (September 7, 1897 – May 28, 1991), known as "The Clown Prince of Politics" and "The Pagliacci of Politics", was a Seattle, Washington, jazz bandleader and Washington State Democratic Party politician. He served 20 years as the 11th Lt. Governor of Washington and an additional 8 years as the 10th Secretary of State of Washington.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 7th, 1897 (Little Falls), Died May 28th, 1991 (Seattle)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, songwriter, composer, arranger

Notes: Sometimes listed as Vic Myer or Vick Myers.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 58 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W143947 10-in. 4/8/1927 Autumn moon Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W143948 10-in. 4/8/1927 When the dreams of a dreamer come true Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W144718 10-in. 9/28/1927 Whether it rains—whether it shines Billy Ulman ; Vic Meyers Hotel Butler Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W144719 10-in. 9/28/1927 Now that you're gone Billy Ulman ; Vic Meyers Hotel Butler Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, leader  
Columbia W146465 10-in. 6/20/1928 Nobody's sweetheart Vic Meyers' Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W146466 10-in. 6/20/1928 Ada Vic Meyers' Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter, leader  
Columbia W146467 10-in. 6/20/1928 Anchors aweigh Vic Meyers Hotel Butler Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W146470 10-in. 6/21/1928 Could I cry? Vic Meyers' Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W146471 10-in. 6/21/1928 Wishing Vic Meyers' Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W146474 10-in. 6/22/1928 Isle of dreams Vic Meyers Hotel Butler Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal trio leader, composer  
Columbia W146475 10-in. 6/22/1928 Estrellita Vic Meyers' Music Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W146481 10-in. 6/23/1928 Bow down to Washington Vic Meyers Hotel Butler Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble leader  
Columbia W146482 10-in. 6/23/1928 Blow the smoke away Vic Meyers' Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia 148649 10-in. 6/3/1929 'Neath the palms The Harmonians ; Robert Wood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W149186 10-in. 10/25/1929 Congratulations Vic Meyers' Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W149187 10-in. 10/25/1929 Love ain't nothin' but the blues Vic Meyers' Music Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W149451 10-in. 10/28/1929 Melancholy Vic Meyers' Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W149452 10-in. 10/28/1929 Rose room Vic Meyers' Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W149463 10-in. 11/1/1929 Beside an open fireplace Vic Meyers' Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W149464 10-in. 11/1/1929 If I'm dreaming (Don't wake me too soon) Vic Meyers' Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W149465 10-in. 11/1/1929 After business hours Vic Meyers' Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
OKeh 8853 10-in. 1/10/1925 Blue-eyed Sally Atlanta Melody Artists ; Vic Meyers Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 8854 10-in. 1/10/1925 If you don't want me, stop doggin' me 'round Atlanta Melody Artists ; Vic Meyers Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9050 10-in. Apr. 1925 Oh that sweet in Suite 16 Atlanta Melody Artists ; Vic Meyers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
OKeh 9059 10-in. Apr. 1925 Sweet man blues Atlanta Melody Artists ; Vic Meyers Jazz/dance band leader  
(Results 1-25 of 58 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Meyers, Vic," accessed April 10, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113265.

Meyers, Vic. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 10, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113265.

"Meyers, Vic." 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/113265

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