Harold Adamson

Harold Campbell Adamson (December 10, 1906 – August 17, 1980) was an American lyricist during the 1930s and 1940s.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 10th, 1906 (New Jersey), Died August 17th, 1980 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 117 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BRC-70178 10-in. 8/20/1931 Have a heart Ben W. Gordon ; Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BRC-70197 10-in. 8/28/1931 Say the word Chick Bullock ; Luis Russell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BRC-70281 10-in. 10/9/1931 Time on my hands (You in my arms) Russ Columbo Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BRC-70291 10-in. 10/19/1931 Time on my hands (You in my arms) Leo Reisman Orchestra ; Lee Wiley Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BSHQ-73189 10-in. 8/10/1932 Here's hoping Jack Fulton ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band (take 3); with male vocal solo (takes 1 and 2) lyricist  
Victor BS-74863 10-in. 12/19/1932 Look who's here Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-74894 10-in. 1/26/1933 Sittin' in the dark Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-75372 10-in. 3/7/1933 Tony's wife Ramona Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BS-75930 10-in. 7/10/1933 Stringin' along on a shoe-string Fritz Heilbron ; Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-76607 10-in. 7/7/1933 Stringin' along on a shoe string Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-77079 10-in. 10/25/1933 Everything I have is yours Elmo Tanner ; Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-78258 10-in. 10/20/1933 Everything I have is yours Jerry Freeman Orchestra ; Frank Sylvano Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-78519 10-in. 11/8/1933 Everything I have is yours Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBS-79377 10-in. 9/25/1934 Your head on my shoulder Tom Coakley ; Palace Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-81029 10-in. 1/4/1934 Everything I have is yours Ray Sinatra ; Arthur Tracy Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-81101 10-in. 12/26/1933 Like me a little bit less The Chanters ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal chorus lyricist  
Victor BS-81976 10-in. 3/22/1934 Little did I dream Maurice Cross ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-84277 10-in. 9/14/1934 Your head on my shoulder Allen Church ; George Hall ; Hotel Taft Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-85506 10-in. 2/25/1935 Beyond the shadow of a doubt Lee Bennett ; Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-88612 10-in. 2/11/1935 Ev'rything's been done before Richard Himber ; Joey Nash ; Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-88772 10-in. 3/5/1935 Ev'rything's been done before George Hall ; Hotel Taft Orchestra ; Sonny Schuyler Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-89328 10-in. 3/15/1935 Ev'rything's been done before Al Bowlly ; Ray Noble Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-89538 10-in. 4/9/1935 Ninon Walter Botsford ; Vi Mele ; Playboys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-89574 10-in. 4/22/1935 Ninon Bob Lawrence ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBS-90002 10-in. 2/11/1935 You took the words right out of my mouth Maurice Chevalier Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 117 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Adamson, Harold," accessed September 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103077.

Adamson, Harold. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103077.

"Adamson, Harold." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 September 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103077

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