Ed Ford

Edward Hastings Ford (1887 – January 27, 1970) was a vaudeville comedian who created the radio show Can You Top This?, on which he appeared as the character Senator Ford.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 13, 1887, Died January 27, 1970

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1924

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker, author

Notes: Listing for Ed Ford (Edward Hastings Ford). Alternate listing for Ed Ford.

= 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
Brunswick 10727-10728 10-in. 5/23/1923 An after dinner speech Senator Ford Comic monologue speaker  
Brunswick 10729-10730 10-in. 5/23/1923 On peace conference [sic] Senator Ford Comic monologue speaker  
Brunswick 10965-10967 10-in. 6/29/1923 On the automobile Senator Ford Monologue speaker  
Brunswick 10968-10970 10-in. 6/29/1923 Woman in history Senator Ford Monologue speaker  
Brunswick 13335-13337 10-in. 6/17/1924 Visiting the old home town Senator Ford Monologue speaker, author  
Brunswick 13338-13340 10-in. 6/17/1924 Visiting the old home town Senator Ford Monologue speaker, author  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ford, Ed," accessed February 5, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/352656.

Ford, Ed. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 5, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/352656.

"Ford, Ed." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 5 February 2023.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/352656

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