Archie W. Scheu  (1880-1963)
Last updated: 09.06.18
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.

Websites :
url15.gif Archie W. Scheu Biography and list of works by "Perfessor" Bill Edwards  
     Performer CD Title Supplier
Ragtime Music CDs:
cd15.gif Bryan Wright on "Syncopated Musings: Classic Piano Rags and Ragtime Waltzes" CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15es.gif
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: Items on hold

Smiling Sadie (1905) wvicon.gif
When (1906)
Stadium (1905)
Sleepy Sidney (1907) wvicon.gif
The Winner (1905)
Standard Oil (1907) wvicon.gif
Words by: F. L. Hill
Dreaming (1906) wvicon.gif
Naoma (1909) wvicon.gif
Words by: Willis Frets
Hot Foot (1906) wvicon.gif
Naoma - for Orchestra (1909) wvicon.gif
Jack Frost (1906) wvicon.gif
Percy (1909) wvicon.gif
Poodles & Pugs (1906) wvicon.gif
Thinking (1909) wvicon.gif
Words & Music: Scheu
     Title Performer
youtube15.jpg Jack Frost (3:30) Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Percy (2:40) Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Sleepy Sidney (2:43) Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Smiling Sadie (2:47) Ragtime Dorian Henry