Tom Adair

Thomas Montgomery Adair (June 15, 1913 – May 24, 1988) was an American songwriter, composer, and screenwriter.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 15th, 1913 (Newton), Died May 24th, 1988 (Honolulu)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-060628 10-in. 2/7/1941 Everything happens to me Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-060900 10-in. 2/17/1941 Will you still be mine? Connie Haines ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-060902 10-in. 2/17/1941 Let's get away from it all The Pied Pipers ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-060903 10-in. 2/17/1941 Let's get away from it all Connie Haines ; The Pied Pipers ; Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and mixed vocal ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-060904 10-in. 2/17/1941 I love it so Paul Mason ; The Pied Pipers ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-062766 10-in. 3/20/1941 Let's get away from it all Fats Waller and his Rhythm Male vocal solo, with electric organ, guitar, and drums lyricist  
Victor BS-063353 10-in. 4/14/1941 Everything happens to me Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-065914 10-in. 5/28/1941 Nine old men The Pied Pipers ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-065916 10-in. 5/28/1941 Free for all The Pied Pipers ; Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-067652 10-in. 8/19/1941 Violets for your furs Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-075282 10-in. 6/17/1942 In the blue of evening Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-075409 10-in. 7/2/1942 You took my love Jo Stafford ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Decca 75133 8/12/1949 California: Part 1 Gordon Jenkins Orchestra lyricist  
Decca 75134 8/12/1949 California: Part 2 Gordon Jenkins Orchestra lyricist  
Decca 75135 8/12/1949 California: Part 3 Gordon Jenkins Orchestra lyricist  
Decca 75136 8/12/1949 California: Part 4 Gordon Jenkins Orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Adair, Tom," accessed July 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100093.

Adair, Tom. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100093.

"Adair, Tom." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100093

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