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Vic Meyers

Victor Aloysius Meyers (September 7, 1897 – May 28, 1991) was an American jazz bandleader and politician. He served for 20 years as the 11th Lieutenant Governor of Washington and an additional eight years as the tenth Secretary of State of Washington.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 7, 1897 (Little Falls), Died May 28, 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 are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

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 leader, composer  
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 [Selvin's Orchestra] ; 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  
Columbia W100347 10-in. 11/1/1929 Beside an open fireplace Rudy Marlow and his Orchestra [Vic Meyers' Music] ; Homer Sweetman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W100348 10-in. 11/1/1929 If I'm dreaming (Don't wake me too soon) Vic Meyers' Music Jazz/dance band 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  
OKeh 9060 10-in. 4/15/1925 Mamie Atlanta Melody Artists ; Vic Meyers Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9061 10-in. Apr. 1925 Flag that train (To Alabam') Atlanta Melody Artists Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9220 10-in. 7/5/1925 Save your sorrow Atlanta Melody Artists ; Vic Meyers Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9221 Not documented 7/5/1925 [Unknown title(s)] Atlanta Melody Artists Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9222 Not documented 7/5/1925 [Unknown title(s)] Atlanta Melody Artists Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9223 Not documented 7/5/1925 [Unknown title(s)] Atlanta Melody Artists Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9224 Not documented 7/6/1925 [Unknown title(s)] Atlanta Melody Artists Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9225 Not documented 7/6/1925 [Unknown title(s)] Atlanta Melody Artists Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9226 10-in. 7/6/1925 Nantucket Nan Atlanta Melody Artists ; Vic Meyers Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9629 Not documented 3/16/1926 [Unknown title(s)] Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9631 Not documented 3/16/1926 [Unknown title(s)] Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick [14375a] 12/2/1924 [Unknown title(s)] Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11228-11230 10-in. 8/21/1923 Mean, mean mamma Vic Meyers Hotel Butler Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11231-11233 10-in. 8/21/1923 Shake it and break it Vic Meyers Hotel Butler Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 14302-14304 10-in. 11/28/1924 No wonder Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 14324-14326 10-in. 11/28/1924 Nay, dearie, nay Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 14362-14364 10-in. 12/1/1924 Three o’clock blues Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Brunswick 14365-14366 10-in. 12/1/1924 Shimmy Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter, leader  
Brunswick 14367-14369 10-in. 12/2/1924 Shimmy Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, songwriter  
Brunswick 14370-14372 10-in. 12/2/1924 Sad Frank Bessinger ; Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick 14373-14375 10-in. 12/2/1924 The only, only one Frank Bessinger ; Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick 14376-14378 10-in. 12/3/1924 Take your time Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 14379-14381 10-in. 12/3/1924 If you don’t think I’m leaving (Don’t hold your breath while I’m gone) Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band arranger, leader  
Brunswick A1-A3 10-in. 5/8/1924 Springtime rag Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz dance band leader  
Brunswick A11-A13 10-in. 5/6/1924 Beets and turnips Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick A20-A22 10-in. 5/7/1924 The weary blues Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick A23-A25 10-in. 5/7/1924 Tell me what to do Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick A36-A38 10-in. 5/7/1924 Beets and turnips Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick A52-A54 10-in. 5/10/1924 Burmalone Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick A55-A57 10-in. 5/10/1924 Heartbroken Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Brunswick A77-A79 10-in. 5/12/1924 Mean looks Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Brunswick A80-A82 10-in. 5/13/1924 Helen gone Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick A96-A98 10-in. 5/14/1924 Can’t you tell Vic Meyers Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter, leader  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Meyers, Vic," accessed April 12, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113265.

Meyers, Vic. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 12, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113265.

"Meyers, Vic." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 12 April 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113265

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