Archie W. Scheu  (1880-1963)
Last updated: 27.10.18
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  
     Performer CD Title Supplier
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.gif
sm15.gif Sleepy Sidney (1907) A/T/T/B+T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.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. Key: Electronic Resource Items
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
Smiling Sadie 1905  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Stadium 1905
The Winner 1905
Dreaming 1906  wvicon.gif
Hot Foot 1906  wvicon.gif
Jack Frost (1906) 1906  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Poodles & Pugs 1906  wvicon.gif
When 1906
Sleepy Sidney (1907) 1907  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Standard Oil 1907 F. L. Hill  wvicon.gif
Naoma 1909 Willis Frets  wvicon.gif
Naoma - for Orchestra 1909  wvicon.gif
Percy 1909  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Thinking 1909 Words & Music by Scheu  wvicon.gif
     Title Dur Composer Performer Score/Song
youtube15.jpg Jack Frost 3:30 A.W. Scheu  Ragtime Dorian Henry Jack Frost (1906)
youtube15.jpg Percy 2:40 A.W. Scheu  Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Sleepy Sidney 2:43 A.W. Scheu  Ragtime Dorian Henry Sleepy Sidney (1907)
youtube15.jpg Smiling Sadie 2:47 A.W. Scheu  Ragtime Dorian Henry