William Jerome

Real Name:
William Jerome Flannery
Profile:
b. September 30, 1865, Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York (USA)
d. June 25, 1932, New York (USA)

William Jerome was the stage name for this Tin Pan Alley lyricist who gained some notoriety as a comic actor in the Vaudeville circuits in the 1890's before he began to achieve success as a parody singer, lyricist and songwriter on Broadway. Known for his keen wit, versatility and originality, he is credited with furnishing songwriter Harry Dacre with the phrase "a bicycle built for two". He worked with Jean Schwartz on many songs and Broadway shows in the 1900s and early 1910s. He was the husband of popular songwriter Maude Nugent.
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2538 William Jerome - Bedelia album art Arthur Collins Bedelia Arthur Collins - Bedelia(Shellac, 10", S/Sided) Monarch Record 2538 US 1903 Sell This Version
3277 William Jerome - Good Bye, Sweet Old Manhattan Isle album art Unknown Artist Good Bye, Sweet Old Manhattan Isle Unknown Artist - Good Bye, Sweet Old Manhattan Isle(Shellac, 10", S/Sided) Standard Disc Record 3277 US 1905 Sell This Version
623 William Jerome - Sweet Anastasia Brady album art Billy Murray Sweet Anastasia Brady Billy Murray - Sweet Anastasia Brady(Shellac, 10", S/Sided) Zon-o-phone Record 623 US 1906 Sell This Version
4607 William Jerome - I'm A Woman Of Importance album art Miss Ada Jones* I'm A Woman Of Importance (as Jerome) Miss Ada Jones* - I'm A Woman Of Importance(Shellac, 10", S/Sided) Victor 4607 US 1906 Sell This Version
16695 William Jerome - Silver Bell / Honey Love Me All The Time album art That Girl Quartet / Lois Fox Honey Love Me All The Time That Girl Quartet / Lois Fox - Silver Bell / Honey Love Me All The Time(Shellac, 10") Victor 16695 US 1911 Sell This Version
17149 William Jerome - Nita Gitana / Call Me Back Again album art Reed Miller / Elsie Baker Call Me Back Again Reed Miller / Elsie Baker - Nita Gitana / Call Me Back Again(Shellac, 10") Victor 17149 US 1912 Sell This Version
17051 William Jerome - Ring Ting A Ling / Huckleberry Pie album art Ada Jones / Ada Jones - Billy Murray* Ring Ting A Ling (as Jerome) Ada Jones / Ada Jones - Billy Murray* - Ring Ting A Ling / Huckleberry Pie(Shellac, 10") Victor 17051 US 1912 Sell This Version
17205 William Jerome - Row ! Row ! Row !  /  I've Got The Finest Man album art Ada Jones Row ! Row ! Row ! Ada Jones - Row ! Row ! Row ! / I've Got The Finest Man(Shellac, 10", Single) Victor 17205 US 1912 Sell This Version
16475 William Jerome - Shine On Harvest Moon Barn Dance / I'm On My Way To Reno album art Arthur Pryor's Band / Billy Murray I'm On My Way To Reno (as Jerome) Arthur Pryor's Band / Billy Murray - Shine On Harvest Moon Barn Dance / I'm On My Way To Reno(Shellac, 10") Victor 16475 US 1912 Sell This Version
17295 William Jerome - Melinda's Wedding Day / Row, Row, Row album art Collins And Harlan / American Quartet Row, Row, Row Collins And Harlan / American Quartet - Melinda's Wedding Day / Row, Row, Row(Shellac, 10") Victor 17295 US 1913 Sell This Version
17353 William Jerome - I Love Her, Oh! Oh! Oh! / I'd Do As Much For You album art Will Halley / Ada Jones - Billy Murray* I'd Do As Much For You (as Jerome) Will Halley / Ada Jones - Billy Murray* - I Love Her, Oh! Oh! Oh! / I'd Do As Much For You(Shellac, 10") Victor 17353 US 1913 Sell This Version
17427 William Jerome - On The Old Fall River Line / Swing, Swing, Swing (He'd Roll His Hammock Up And Say "Good-Night!") album art Billy Murray On The Old Fall River Line (as Jerome) Billy Murray - On The Old Fall River Line / Swing, Swing, Swing (He'd Roll His Hammock Up And Say "Good-Night!")(Shellac, 10") Victor 17427 US 1913 Sell This Version
17434 William Jerome - My Boy / A Little Bunch Of Shamrocks (I Am Holding In My Hand) album art Lyric Quartet (2) / Arthur Clough* A Little Bunch Of Shamrocks (I Am Holding In My Hand) (as Jerome) Lyric Quartet (2) / Arthur Clough* - My Boy / A Little Bunch Of Shamrocks (I Am Holding In My Hand)(Shellac, 10") Victor 17434 US 1913 Sell This Version
17516 William Jerome - Sit Down (You're Rocking The Boat) / Your Mother's Gone Away To Join The Army album art Billy Murray Sit Down (You're Rocking The Boat) (as Jerome) Billy Murray - Sit Down (You're Rocking The Boat) / Your Mother's Gone Away To Join The Army(Shellac, 10") Victor 17516 US 1914 Sell This Version
11 William Jerome - Where Red Red Roses Grow album art Unknown Artist Where Red Red Roses Grow Unknown Artist - Where Red Red Roses Grow(Shellac, 5½", S/Sided) Little Wonder Record 11 US 1914 Sell This Version
2334 William Jerome - Hesitate Me Around, Bill album art Collins And Harlan Hesitate Me Around, Bill Collins And Harlan - Hesitate Me Around, Bill(Cyl, 4min) Edison Blue Amberol Record 2334 US 1914 Sell This Version
17841 William Jerome - Down In Bom-Bombay / Just Try To Picture Me Back Home In Tennessee album art Collins And Harlan Just Try To Picture Me Back Home In Tennessee Collins And Harlan - Down In Bom-Bombay / Just Try To Picture Me Back Home In Tennessee Victor 17841 US 1915 Sell This Version
A1624 William Jerome - Mrs. Sippi You're A Grand Old Girl / Chinatown, My Chinatown album art Columbia Stellar Quartette / Grace Kerns And John Barnes Wells Chinatown, My Chinatown Columbia Stellar Quartette / Grace Kerns And John Barnes Wells - Mrs. Sippi You're A Grand Old Girl / Chinatown, My Chinatown(Shellac, 10") Columbia A1624 US 1915 Sell This Version
17875 William Jerome - In Blinky, Winky, Chinky, Chinatown / In Alabama, Dear, With You album art Peerless Quartette In Blinky, Winky, Chinky, Chinatown (as Wm. Jerome) Peerless Quartette - In Blinky, Winky, Chinky, Chinatown / In Alabama, Dear, With You(Shellac, 10") Victor 17875 US 1915 Sell This Version
217 William Jerome - Just Try To Picture Me Down Home In Tennessee album art Unknown Artist Just Try To Picture Me Down Home In Tennessee Unknown Artist - Just Try To Picture Me Down Home In Tennessee(Shellac, 5½", S/Sided) Little Wonder Record 217 US 1915 Sell This Version
55080-B William Jerome - Sometime (From "Betty") album art Raymond Hitchcock Sometime (From and 2 more… Raymond Hitchcock - Sometime (From "Betty")(Shellac, 12", S/Sided) Victrola 55080-B US 1916 Sell This Version
18065 William Jerome - At The End Of A Beautiful Day / Love Me At Twilight album art Jane Kenyon (2) / Herbert Stuart Love Me At Twilight Jane Kenyon (2) / Herbert Stuart - At The End Of A Beautiful Day / Love Me At Twilight(Shellac, 10") Victor 18065 US 1916 Sell This Version
18288 William Jerome - Come Over Here, It's A Wonderful Place / Ragtime Drama album art Ada Jones / Ada Jones-Billy Murray* Come Over Here, It's A Wonderful Place Ada Jones / Ada Jones-Billy Murray* - Come Over Here, It's A Wonderful Place / Ragtime Drama Victor 18288 US 1917 Sell This Version
55080 William Jerome - Here Comes The Groom / Sometime album art Raymond Hitchcock Sometime (as Wm. Jerome) Raymond Hitchcock - Here Comes The Groom / Sometime(Shellac, 12") Victor 55080 US 1917 Sell This Version
45105 William Jerome - When John McCormack Sings A Song / Hicki Hoy album art Nora Bayes When John McCormack Sings A Song (as Jerome) Nora Bayes - When John McCormack Sings A Song / Hicki Hoy(Shellac, 10") Victor 45105 US 1917 Sell This Version