Lawrence Wright

Frederick Lawrence Wright (15 February 1888 – 19 May 1964) was a British songwriter, music publisher, and the founder of the music journal Melody Maker. He used the pseudonyms Horatio Nicholls and Everett Lynton for his songwriting activities.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 15, 1888 (Leicester), Died May 19, 1964 (Blackpool)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1908 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist

Notes: Lawrence Wright wrote under many pseudonyms including Everett Lynton, Gene Williams, Betsy O'Hagan, and Horatio Nicholls.

See Also: Wright, Lawrence; Nicholls, Horati

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-24118 10-in. 5/17/1920 I'd build a world in the heart of a rose Frances Alda Soprano vocal solo, with violin and orchestra composer  
Victor B-24945 10-in. 2/16/1921 Wyoming Charles Hart ; Elliott Shaw Male vocal duet, with harp and orchestra composer  
Victor B-25976 10-in. 1/26/1922 There's silver in your hair (But there's gold within your heart) Charles Hart Male vocal solo, with violin and orchestra composer  
Victor B-27044 10-in. 10/20/1922 The kingdom within your eyes John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-31309 10-in. 11/7/1924 Riviera Rose Lewis James Male vocal solo, with harp and orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-36812 10-in. 10/12/1926 Give me a ukulele and a ukulele baby (And leave the rest to me) Mitchell Brothers Male vocal duet, with 2 banjos (self-accompaniment) composer  
Victor BVE-36947 10-in. 11/19/1926 Give me a ukulele and a ukulele baby and leave the rest to me Irving Aaronson ; Commanders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Victor BVE-37410 10-in. 1/7/1927 I never see Maggie alone Irving Aaronson ; Commanders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-40762 10-in. 12/13/1927 Among my souvenirs Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo composer  
Victor CVE-40934 12-in. 11/22/1927 Among my souvenirs Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Victor BVE-41051 10-in. 11/21/1927 Among my souvenirs Reinald Werrenrath Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-41104 10-in. 11/23/1927 Among my souvenirs Harold Lambert ; Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-41106 10-in. 11/23/1927 Among my souvenirs The Revelers Male vocal quartet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor CVE-41473 12-in. 1/30/1928 Among my souvenirs Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-41528 10-in. 1/9/1928 Persian rosebud Melville Gideon Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-42413 10-in. 2/6/1928 The shepherd of the hills Jacques Renard Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BAVE-44511 10-in. spring 1929 Mis recuerdos Roberto Díaz Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-46339 10-in. 7/30/1928 Special record for advertising Hugo Mariani ; Graham McNamee ; John Oakley ; Peerless Reproducers Talk, with orchestra and male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-48423 10-in. 12/3/1928 My inspiration is you Walter O'Keefe Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-49235 10-in. 12/6/1928 My inspiration is you Lewis James ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-49276 10-in. 12/19/1928 My inspiration is you Morton Downey Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-55526 10-in. 9/16/1929 Mistakes Blue Steele Orchestra ; George Marks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-56100 10-in. 8/20/1929 Mistakes Jack Smith Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor ABRC-69911 10-in. 6/9/1931 Say a little prayer for me Don Byron ; Ronald Sachs Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BRC-71867 10-in. 2/18/1932 Kiss me goodnight George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-100345 10-in. 4/4/1936 Never see Maggie alone Billy Mitchell Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor CS-057517 12-in. 11/12/1940 Among my souvenirs Raymond Paige Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-066842 10-in. 7/16/1941 Among my souvenirs Collins H. Driggs Novachord solo composer  
Victor D6VB-2338 10-in. 6/11/1946 Among my souvenirs J. C. Heard Orchestra ; Etta Jones Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D6VB-2619 10-in. 8/6/1946 Among my souvenirs Herbie Fields Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D9VB-0860 10-in. 2/2/1949 I never see Maggie alone Ernie Lee ; Southerners (Ernie Lee) String band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor D9AB-1935 10-in. 9/29/1949 I never see Maggie alone Eddie Cantor Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BRC-Test-1127 10-in. 4/12/1932 Kiss me goodnight Nancy Garner Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 78929 10-in. 1/15/1920 I'd build a world in the heart of a rose Charles Hackett Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78961 10-in. 2/3/1920 Delilah Prince's Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 79828 10-in. 5/6/1921 Wyoming Nora Bayes Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 80629 10-in. 10/27/1922 I'd build a world in the heart of a rose Prince's Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 80888 10-in. 3/7/1923 In a caravan Paul Specht Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 81106 10-in. 7/3/1923 The kingdom within your eyes Edwin Dale Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 49757 12-in. 2/25/1920 Delilah Columbia Orchestra ; Charles Adams Prince Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 49952 12-in. 3/23/1921 Wyoming The Metropolitan Dance Players Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 49962 12-in. 5/9/1921 Deep in your eyes [from The half moon] Prince's Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia W143254 10-in. 1/7/1927 I never see Maggie alone Al Lentz Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal ensemble composer  
Columbia 143280 10-in. 1/10/1927 I never see Maggie alone Astorites ; Tom Martin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 144891 10-in. 10/21/1927 Among my souvenirs Astorites Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W144899 10-in. 10/24/1927 Among my souvenirs Ben Selvin and his Orchestra ; Cyril Pitts Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 144937 10-in. 11/1/1927 Among my souvenirs Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W145407 10-in. 12/14/1927 Among my souvenirs James Melton Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W145453 10-in. 12/30/1927 Among my souvenirs The Artist Ensemble Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W147394 10-in. 11/16/1928 My inspiration is you Ben Selvin and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 147446 10-in. 11/7/1928 My inspiration is you The Harmonians [Selvin's Orchestra] ; Mitchell Vogel Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia [W]147452 10-in. 11/8/1928 My inspiration is you Annette Hanshaw and her Sizzlin' Syncopators Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W148121 10-in. 3/21/1929 Mistakes George Bias Male vocal solo, with violin and piano composer  
Columbia W151413 10-in. 3/12/1931 Say a little prayer for me Smith Ballew Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W151520 10-in. 4/16/1931 Say a little prayer for me Ruth Etting Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia W152124 10-in. 3/7/1932 Kiss me goodnight! Ruth Etting Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W152344 10-in. 1/3/1933 A bed-time story Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia 6612 12-in. approximately 1915 Blue eyes Jacob's Trocaderians Orchestra composer  
Columbia 26481 10-in. approximately 1908 Anywhere will do Harry Fay Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 74170 12-in. approximately October 1920 Omaha London Dance Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 74171 12-in. approximately October 1920 Imagination London Dance Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 74281 12-in. 4/13/1921 Only Century Dance Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 74315 12-in. 7/13/1921 Silver star Century Dance Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 74335 12-in. 9/2/1921 Amazon Century Dance Orchestra ; Stuart Morton Orchestra, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 74336 12-in. 9/2/1921 Blue bird Century Dance Orchestra ; Stuart Morton Orchestra, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 75890 12-in. approximately 1917 Dream of delight Florence Smithson Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 75892 12-in. approximately 1917 My heart is calling you Florence Smithson Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 76804 12-in. approximately February 1920 Wyoming London Dance Orchestra ; Corelli Windeatt Orchestra composer  
Columbia C3426 10-in. 10/12/1940 Mistakes Louise Massey ; Westerners String band, with female vocal solo composer  
Columbia W97375 10-in. July 1929 Soy culpable (Mistakes) : Vals El Trovador Romántico Male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W351156 10-in. 2/11/1932 Kiss me goodnight Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh S-7767 10-in. Feb. 1921 Wyoming Green Brothers' Novelty Band Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-7962 10-in. June 1921 I'd build a world in the heart of a rose Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh o-8142 10-in. approximately Mar. 1921 Wyoming Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-72001 10-in. Nov. 1923 The kingdom within your eyes Bernard Ferguson Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-72008 10-in. Nov. 1923 The kingdom within your eyes Angelus Trio ; Leo Erdody Violin solo, with instrumental trio composer  
OKeh 74285 8/17/1926 Ukulele lullaby Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
OKeh W80284 10-in. 1/4/1927 I never see Maggie alone Bar Harbor Society Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
OKeh W81843 10-in. 11/21/1927 Among my souvenirs Justin Ring's OKeh Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W81903 10-in. 11/30/1927 Among my souvenirs Seger Ellis ; Justin Ring Salon Orchestra Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh W81945 10-in. 12/19/1927 Among my souvenirs Seger Ellis Piano solo composer  
OKeh W401434 10-in. 12/6/1928 My inspiration is you Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh W402229 10-in. 1/11/1929 My inspiration is you Gus Arnheim ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W404886 10-in. 3/18/1931 Say a little prayer for me Fred Rich Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick 5194-5195 10-in. approximately Mar. 1921 Wyoming Charles Hart ; Elliott Shaw Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick 10680-10682 10-in. 5/18/1923 The kingdom within your eyes Theo Karle Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick 10738-10740 10-in. 5/24/1923 The kingdom within your eyes Theo Karle Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick 11845-11847 10-in. 11/9/1923 The kingdom within your eyes Theo Karle Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E27243 10-in. 4/2/1928 Entre mis recuerdos Orquesta Marimba de Luis Medrano Marimba band composer  
Brunswick E28890 10-in. 12/12/1928 My inspiration is you Chester Gaylord ; William Wirges Male vocal solo, with steel guitar and piano composer  
Brunswick E29003 10-in. 12/20/1928 My inspiration is you Arnold Johnson ; Paramount Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) composer  
Brunswick E36216 10-in. 3/4/1931 Say a little prayer for me Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E6831-E6832 10-in. 1/11/1928 Among my souvenirs Richard Green Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E21495-E21497 10-in. 2/14/1927 I never see Maggie alone Macy and Smalle Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Brunswick E24718-E24721 10-in. 10/13/1927 Among my souvenirs Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano composer  
Brunswick E25211-E25213 10-in. 11/14/1927 Among my souvenirs Regent Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (E25213) composer  
Brunswick E25429-E25430 10-in. 12/5/1927 Among my souvenirs Lee Sims Piano solo composer  
Brunswick E25640-E25642 10-in. 12/15/1927 Among my souvenirs Abe Lyman’s California Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E26406-E26407 10-in. 2/7/1928 Entre mis recuerdos Pilar Arcos Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E26960-E26962 10-in. 3/13/1928 Shepherd of the hills Jessica Dragonette Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E30384-E30385 10-in. 7/25/1929 Mistakes Regent Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal; without vocal (take G) composer  
Brunswick C3875 10-in. July 1929 Mistakes Freddie Rose Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick C3966 10-in. 7/30/1929 Mistakes Freddie Rose Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Brunswick C4374 10-in. 9/18/1929 Wyoming lullaby Kalaluhi Honolulu Quartet Instrumental quartet, with vocal quartet composer  
Brunswick C1381-C1383 10-in. 12/18/1927 Among my souvenirs Eddie Dunstedter Pipe organ solo composer  
Brunswick A154 10-in. July 1927 Whispering pines of Nevada Ambrose Mayfair Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 844W-846W 10-in. 5/22/1925 The memory of a song (Love came to me in that sweet song divine) Colin O'More Male vocal solo, with string quartet, tuba, and piano composer  
Brunswick TCL1418 10-in. 3/2/1931 Say a little prayer for me Morton Downey Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick DB135 10-in. 11/8/1928 My inspiration is you Melville Gideon Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Brunswick DB151 10-in. 11/21/1928 The magic violin Instrumental sextet [Unidentified; Brunswick Records] Instrumental sextet, with female vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Brunswick [Br (U.K.) cat 197-a] 10-in. approximately Aug. 1928 My inspiration is you Harry Shalson Male vocal solo, with violin and piano composer  
Brunswick DB206 10-in. 6/24/1929 My ideal Sidney Wilson Vocal solo, with piano composer  
Brunswick [Br (U.K.) cat 208-b] 10-in. Dec. 1928 High Street, Africa Cicely Courtneidge Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Brunswick R322 10-in. approximately Sept. 1927 Souvenirs Harry Shalson Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Brunswick ME36385 10-in. 5/13/1931 Say a little prayer for me Jack Denny Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison 3456 10-in. Nov. 1914 Farewell, Isabelle Reed Miller Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 3842 10-in. 6/3/1915 Some little girl named Mary Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 3859 10-in. 6/8/1915 Take me back to your heart George Wilton Ballard Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 3921 10-in. 6/30/1915 Somebody's boy Elizabeth Spencer Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 4711 10-in. 5/8/1916 The garden of flowers Walter Van Brunt Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 4787 10-in. 6/14/1916 There's a little baby up in the moon Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 5923 10-in. 12/12/1917 Blue bird Gladys Rice Female vocal solo and mixed vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Edison 6485 10-in. between 12/2/1918 and 12/11/1918 'Twas an old fashioned song Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 7175 10-in. 2/24/1920 I'd build a world in the heart of a rose Thomas Chalmers Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 7225 10-in. 3/18/1920 The kingdom within your eyes Talbot O'Farrell Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 7231 10-in. 3/19/1920 I'd just paint the leaf of the shamrock Talbot O'Farrell Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 7232 10-in. 3/19/1920 That old fashioned mother of mine Talbot O'Farrell Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 7272 10-in. 4/7/1920 Wyoming Max Fells' Della Robbia Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 8396 10-in. 3/27/1922 There's silver in your hair (But there's gold within your heart) Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 8515 10-in. 6/30/1922 That old fashioned mother of mine Robert Gayler ; Joseph A. Phillips Baritone vocal solo, with piano composer  
Edison 8903 10-in. 4/3/1923 In a caravan Charlie Kerr Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 9012 10-in. 6/6/1923 The kingdom within your eyes Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 11417 10-in. 1/6/1927 I never see Maggie alone Sherman and Ryan Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Edison 18011 10-in. 11/4/1927 Among my souvenirs Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 18070 10-in. 11/30/1927 Among my souvenirs Palais D'Or Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 18181 10-in. 1/20/1928 Among my souvenirs Frederick Kinsley Pipe organ solo composer  
Edison 18247 10-in. 2/18/1928 Among my souvenirs Edisonians Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 18254 10-in. 2/23/1928 Shepherd of the hills Happiness Orchestra ; Billy Jones ; Dave Kaplan Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison 18980 10-in. 1/3/1929 My inspiration is you Mike Speciale Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison N-671 10-in. 1/3/1929 My inspiration is you Mike Speciale Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Gramophone 0B4071 10-in. 10/11/1932 A bedtime story New Mayfair Orchestra ; Ray Noble Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Gramophone 0B4074 10-in. 10/11/1932 Rock your cares away New Mayfair Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Gramophone Bb19964 10-in. 9/1/1930 Say a little prayer for me New Mayfair Dance Orchestra ; Ray Noble ; Jack Plant Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Gramophone Bb19981 10-in. 9/8/1930 Say a little prayer for me Morton Downey Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor (Canada) [ViC cat 263520-A] 10-in. approximately spring 1928 Parmi mes souvenirs Fernand Perron Male vocal solo, with violin, cello, and piano composer  
Columbia (U.K.) WA6482 10-in. between approximately October 17th 1927 and November 28th 1927 Souvenirs Layton and Johnstone Male vocal duet, with piano composer  

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Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wright, Lawrence," accessed May 28, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100861.

Wright, Lawrence. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 28, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100861.

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