Archie W. Scheu  (1880-1963)
Last updated: 01.03.21
Archie W. Scheu was an American composer and publisher of popular easy-to-play ragtime numbers. Of his dozen or so compositions written between 1905 and 1909, Sleepy Sidney (1907) is probably the best known.

url15.gif Archie W. Scheu Biography and list of works by "Perfessor" Bill Edwards  
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Ragtime Music CDs:
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Item Title Available €     £     $     Other
DBE1483 Jack Frost (1906) - Rag-Time Two Step
D/A/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 4 mins.
print-on-demand €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
DBE1485 Sleepy Sidney (1907) - Rag-Time Two Step
A/T/T/B+T/B/GB(B), approx. 3¾ mins.
print-on-demand €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
     Title Instruments Remarks
sm15.gif Jack Frost (1906) D/A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Sleepy Sidney (1907) A/T/T/B+T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 14 works by Archie W. Scheu (1880-1963). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Smiling Sadie 1905  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Stadium 1905
Winner, The 1905
Dreaming 1906  wvicon.gif
Hot Foot 1906  wvicon.gif
Jack Frost 1906  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Poodles & Pugs 1906  wvicon.gif
When 1906
Sleepy Sidney 1907  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Standard Oil 1907 F. L. Hill (words)  wvicon.gif
Naoma 1909 Willis Frets (words)  wvicon.gif
Naoma - for Orchestra 1909  wvicon.gif
Percy 1909  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Thinking (w&m) 1909  wvicon.gif
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
youtube15.jpg Jack Frost 3:18 Ragtime Dorian Henry A.W. Scheu  Jack Frost (1906)
youtube15.jpg Percy 2:40 Ragtime Dorian Henry A.W. Scheu 
youtube15.jpg Sleepy Sidney 2:48 Ragtime Dorian Henry A.W. Scheu  Sleepy Sidney (1907)
youtube15.jpg Smiling Sadie 2:50 Ragtime Dorian Henry A.W. Scheu