|Birth name||Leonard Garfield Spencer|
February 12, 1867|
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Died||December 15, 1914
New York City
Leonard Garfield Spencer (February 12, 1867 – December 15, 1914) was an early American recording artist. He recorded numerous popular songs in the pre-1920s, including the skit that he was most closely identified with  "The Arkansaw Traveler", an early novelty record and consists of a back-and-forth banter between an inquisitive traveler and a sarcastic Arkansas local who is playing the popular song "The Arkansas Traveler", on a fiddle.
Some of his most popular recordings include:
- "Ta-Ra-Ra-Boom Der E" (1892)
- "The Old Folks at Home" (1892)
- "Little Alabama Coon" (1895)
- "Dat New Bully" (1895)
- "A Hot Time in the Old Town" (1897)
- "Hello! Ma Baby" (1899)
- "Ma Tiger Lily" (1900)
- "Arkansaw Traveler" (1902)
- "Peaches and Cream", (1906) with Ada Jones (John B. Lowitz wax cylinder)
- Songwriters Hall Of Fame
- Tim Gracyk, with Frank Hoffmann, Popular American Recording Pioneers: 1895-1925 (Routledge, 2012) p316
- Frank Hoffmann, B Lee Cooper, Tim Gracyk -Popular American Recording Pioneers: 1895-1925 - Page 188 1136592296 2012 -"She is called "Miss Ada Jones," though in Manhattan on August 9, 1904, she had married Hughie Flaherty...On various records the two imitated Bowery toughs (on the popular "Peaches and Cream," Spencer was a "newsy" named Jimmie..."
- Works by Len Spencer at Project Gutenberg
- Works by or about Len Spencer at Internet Archive
- Len Spencer cylinder recordings, from the Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project at the University of California, Santa Barbara Library.
- Discography of Len Spencer on Victor Records from the Encyclopedic Discography of Victor Recordings (EDVR)