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) Zonophone 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 1910 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
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(Shellac, 10") Victor 17841 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
A-1976 William Jerome - Where Did Robinson Crusoe Go With Friday On Saturday Night? / I'm Going Way Back Home And Have A Wonderful Time album art Al Jolson / Anna Chandler I'm Going Way Back Home And Have A Wonderful Time Al Jolson / Anna Chandler - Where Did Robinson Crusoe Go With Friday On Saturday Night? / I'm Going Way Back Home And Have A Wonderful Time(Shellac, 10", Single) Columbia A-1976 US 1916 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
18484 William Jerome - When We Meet In The Sweet Bye And Bye / A Rainbow From The U.S.A. album art Sterling Trio / Peerless Quartet* A Rainbow From The U.S.A. (as Jerome) Sterling Trio / Peerless Quartet* - When We Meet In The Sweet Bye And Bye / A Rainbow From The U.S.A.(Shellac, 10") Victor 18484 US 1918 Sell This Version
A2937 William Jerome - That Old Irish Mother Of Mine / There's A Typical Tipperary Over Here album art 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 USA & Canada 1920 Sell This Version
18696 William Jerome - That Old Irish Mother Of Mine / Just Like A Gypsy album art Sterling Trio That Old Irish Mother Of Mine Sterling Trio - That Old Irish Mother Of Mine / Just Like A Gypsy(Shellac, 10") Victor 18696 US 1920 Sell This Version
4399 William Jerome - Ma / Molly On A Trolley (By Golly With You) album art Billy Jones (4) Molly On A Trolley (By Golly With You) (as W. Jerome) Billy Jones (4) - Ma / Molly On A Trolley (By Golly With You)(Shellac, 10") Okeh 4399 US 1921 Sell This Version
A3359 William Jerome - Remember Me / Happy Hottentot album art Paul Biese Trio Happy Hottentot Paul Biese Trio - Remember Me / Happy Hottentot(Shellac, 10") Columbia A3359 US 1921 Sell This Version
18838 William Jerome - I've Got My Habits On / Happy Hottentot album art Miss Patricola Happy Hottentot Miss Patricola - I've Got My Habits On / Happy Hottentot(Shellac, 10") Victor 18838 US 1921 Sell This Version