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Edward Meeker (January 22, 1874 – April 19, 1937) was an American singer and performer, best known for his appearances on the recordings of Thomas Edison both as an announcer and singer, performing songs such as "Chicken Reel", "Take Me Out to the Ball Game", "Go Easy Mabel", and "Harrigan", as well as reading vaudeville skits and providing sound effects.

Edward Meeker
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BornJanuary 22, 1874
DiedApril 19, 1937(1937-04-19) (aged 63)
Spouse(s)Margaret Wood Meeker [1]
Childrenone son, two daughters
Parent(s)Enoch and Hattie Meeker

Meeker was born in East Orange, New Jersey and died in Orange, New Jersey.

In popular cultureEdit

Meeker's Rendition of "Take Me out to the Ball Game" can be heard on the radio in Slender: The Arrival


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2015-08-25.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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