William Jerome

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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William Jerome Discography

Writing & Arrangement

16695 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 1910 Sell This Version
16475 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 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
11 Unknown Artist Where Red Red Roses Grow Unknown Artist - Where Red Red Roses Grow(Shellac, 5½") Little Wonder Record 11 US 1914 Sell This Version
217 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
A2937 Charles Harrison (3) / Peerless Quartette That Old Irish Mother Of Mine Charles Harrison (3) / Peerless Quartette - That Old Irish Mother Of Mine / There's A Typical Tipperary Over Here(Shellac, 10") Columbia A2937 US 1920 Sell This Version
A3359 Paul Biese Trio Happy Hottentot Paul Biese Trio - Remember Me / Happy Hottentot(Shellac, 10") Columbia A3359 US 1921 Sell This Version
4839 Sophie Tucker Old King Tut Sophie Tucker - Old King Tut / Papa Better Watch Your Step(Shellac, 10") Okeh 4839 US 1923 Sell This Version
644-H Broadway Bell-Hops Get Out And Get Under The Moon (as Jerome) Broadway Bell-Hops - Get Out And Get Under The Moon / I'd Rather Cry Over You (Than Smile At Somebody Else) Diva (4) 644-H US 1928 Sell This Version
3954 Hal Kemp And His Orchestra Get Out And Get Under The Moon (as Jerome) Hal Kemp And His Orchestra - Get Out And Get Under The Moon / Oh, Baby!(Shellac, 10") Brunswick 3954 Canada 1928 Sell This Version
1492-D Van And Schenck Van And Schenck - Get Out and Get Under the Moon / Skadatin-Dee(Shellac, 10") Columbia Phonograph Company, Inc. 1492-D US 1928 Sell This Version
1402-D Paul Whiteman And His Orchestra Get Out And Get Under The Moon Paul Whiteman And His Orchestra - C-o-n-s-t-a-n-t-i-n-o-p-l-e/ Get Out And Get Under The Moon(Shellac, 10") Columbia 1402-D US 1928 Sell This Version
21557 Helen Kane Get Out And Get Under The Moon (as Jerome) Helen Kane - That's My Weakness Now / Get Out And Get Under The Moon(Shellac, 10") Victor 21557 US 1928 Sell This Version
4363 Red Nichols And His Five Pennies Chinatown, My Chinatown (as Jerome) Red Nichols And His Five Pennies - Chinatown, My Chinatown / On The Alamo(Shellac, 10") Brunswick 4363 US 1929 Sell This Version
1619-D The Whispering Pianist (Art Gillham)* Chinatown, My Chinatown (as Jerome) The Whispering Pianist (Art Gillham)* - Just For Tonight / Chinatown, My Chinatown(Shellac, 10") Columbia 1619-D US 1929 Sell This Version
JS 871 Firehouse Five Plus Two Chinatown My Chinatown Firehouse Five Plus Two - Chinatown My Chinatown / When You Wore A Tulip (Single) Good Time Jazz JS 871 US 1931 Sell This Version
1131 Louis Prima And His Orchestra Chinatown, My Chinatown (as Jerome) Louis Prima And His Orchestra - Chinatown, My Chinatown / Sing, Sing, Sing(10", Red) Majestic 1131 US 1946 Sell This Version
38205 Jan Garber And His Orchestra Bedelia (as Jerome) Jan Garber And His Orchestra - Bedelia / Hindustan(Shellac, 10") Columbia 38205 US 1948 Sell This Version
DL-5006, 5006, Decca 5006, DLP 5006 Al Jolson Chinatown, My Chinatown Al Jolson - Jolson Sings Again(10", Comp) Decca, Decca, Decca, Decca DL-5006, 5006, Decca 5006, DLP 5006 Canada 1949 Sell This Version
04378 Al Jolson Chinatown My Chinatown (as Jerome) Al Jolson - Chinatown My Chinatown (Single) Brunswick 04378 UK 1950 Sell This Version
F1419 Mickey Katz And His Orchestra Chiny Town Mickey Katz And His Orchestra - Gehakte Mambo(7") Capitol Records F1419 US 1951 Sell This Version
BL 58027 Red Nichols And His Five Pennies Chinatown, My Chinatown Red Nichols And His Five Pennies - Red Nichols And His Five Pennies Volume 3(10", Comp) Brunswick BL 58027 US 1951 Sell This Version
9-27667 Bing Crosby Row, Row, Row Bing Crosby - Love Me Or Leave Me(7") Decca 9-27667 US 1951 Sell This Version
5773 Bobby Maxwell And His Swinging Harps Chinatown, My Chinatown Bobby Maxwell And His Swinging Harps - Chinatown, My Chinatown / Shuffle Off To Buffalo Mercury 5773 US 1952 Sell This Version
EP 1020 Firehouse Five Plus Two Chinatown, My Chinatown Firehouse Five Plus Two - Vol. 2 (EP) Good Time Jazz EP 1020 US 1953 Sell This Version