George W. Fairman  (1881-1962)
Last updated: 27.04.22
All that can presently (September 2019) be gleaned about George W. Fairman from sheet music covers and by internet searching is that he has 15 works published between 1902 and 1927.
Of ragtime interest is Syncopated Butterfly (1922) published by Jack Mills Inc., New York, USA.
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     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
           
pdf15.gif Bo-La-Bo (1919) G.W. Fairman (music) Piano IMSLP
pdf15.gif Hi-Lo (1920) G.W. Fairman (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP
pdf15.gif I Don't Know Where I'm Going But I'm on My Way (1917) G.W. Fairman (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP
pdf15.gif I'm the Guy That Paid the Rent For Mrs. Rip Van-Winkle (1914) G.W. Fairman (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Kiss Mama, Kiss Papa G.W. Fairman (music)
Al Herman (words)
Buck & Shaw (perf.)
Piano, Voice Kirk
pdf15.gif Not in a Thousand Years (1919) G.W. Fairman (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif She's Always Singing the Blues (1921) G.W. Fairman (music)
Al Bernard (words)
A. Bernard (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP
pdf15.gif Way Down South (1912) G.W. Fairman (words & music)
Matt Healy (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP
pdf15.gif When You Find There's Someone Missing (1917) G.W. Fairman (music)
J. McCarthy (words)
Piano, Voice IMSLP
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 25 works by George W. Fairman (1881-1962). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: pdf15.gif (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Bugavue Rag, The 1902  wvicon.gif
Fever's On 1906 Arthur Longbrake (words)  wvicon.gif
That Tired Feelin' 1906
Way Down South (w&m) 1912 Matt Healy (perf.)  wvicon.gif
I'm the Guy That Paid the Rent For Mrs. Rip Van-Winkle (w&m) 1914  wvicon.gif
Hello, America Hello 1917
I Don't Know Where I'm Going But I'm on My Way (w&m) 1917  wvicon.gif
When You Find There's Someone Missing 1917 Joe McCarthy (words)  wvicon.gif
Here's to Your Boy and My Boy 1918
I'd Love to Dance an Old Fashioned Waltz 1918
Lovey-Dovey (w&m) 1918  Pub.
When the Boat Arrives 1918
Bo-La-Bo 1919  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Not in a Thousand Years (w&m) 1919  Pub.
Hi-Lo (w&m) 1920  Pub.
She's Always Singing the Blues 1921 Al Bernard (words)
A. Bernard (perf.)
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Kiss Mama, Kiss Papa 1922 Al Herman (words)
Buck & Shaw (perf.)
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Silence and Fun 1922  Pub. youtube15.jpg
Syncopated Butterfly 1922  Pub. youtube15.jpg
Syncopated Minuet 1922  Pub. youtube15.jpg
Syncopated Polish Dance 1922  Pub. youtube15.jpg
Syncopated Scarf Dance 1923  Pub. youtube15.jpg
Casey Jones and His Monoplane (w&m) 1927 Tell Taylor (co-author)  Pub.
Worryin' 1927
Minuet in Blue 1928  Pub. youtube15.jpg
     Title Duration Performer
       
youtube15.jpg Bo-La-Bo 1:41 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Minuet in Blue 3:32 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Silence and Fun 2:49 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Syncopated Butterfly 2:48 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Syncopated Minuet 2:05 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Syncopated Polish Dance 2:02 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Syncopated Scarf Dance 2:53 Ragtime Dorian Henry