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 10, 1906 (New Jersey), Died August 17, 1980 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter

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Recordings (Results 76-100 of 126 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-037681 10-in. 6/23/1939 The little man who wasn't there Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Ford Leary Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-038235 10-in. 7/7/1939 Time on my hands Dick Todd Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-038263 10-in. 7/12/1939 The little man who wasn't there Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-040240 10-in. 7/3/1939 The thrill of a new romance Freddy Martin Orchestra ; Bill Stoker Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-043910 10-in. 11/22/1939 This changing world Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-045717 10-in. 12/5/1939 This changing world Tommy Ryan ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-046056 10-in. 1/3/1940 Thank your stars Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-046077 10-in. 1/5/1940 Thank your stars Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-046739 10-in. 1/29/1940 The woodpecker's song Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-047015 10-in. 2/7/1940 It's a wonderful world Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-047016 10-in. 2/7/1940 720 in the books Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-047283 10-in. 2/28/1940 The woodpecker song Jimmy Brown ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-047705 10-in. 2/26/1940 I get a kick outa corn Ford Leary Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-051890 10-in. 7/18/1940 Island serenade Hawaiian Musical Ambassadors ; Ray Kinney Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (Hawaiian) lyricist  
Victor BS-054622 10-in. 7/23/1940 Ferry-boat serenade Meredith Blake ; Gray Gordon ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-054651 10-in. 7/29/1940 Ferry-boat serenade Anita Boyer ; Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-054697 10-in. 8/8/1940 Ferry-boat serenade Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor PBS-055204 10-in. 12/9/1940 I heard you were lovely Freddy Martin Orchestra ; Clyde Rogers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBS-055205 10-in. 12/9/1940 I'll take the high note Freddy Martin Orchestra ; Eddie Stone Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-060602 10-in. 1/29/1941 Time on my hands (you in my arms) Ruth Gaylor ; Teddy Powell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-063795 10-in. 4/21/1941 Aurora The Bostonians ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-064672 10-in. 8/5/1941 Everything's been done before Art Jarrett Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-065236 10-in. 5/8/1941 Aurora Maury Cross ; Kaydets ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo, male vocal trio, and vocal ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-070691 10-in. 1/26/1942 We're having a baby (My baby and me) Art Kassel Trio ; Kassels-in-the-Air Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BS-071762 10-in. 2/2/1942 The woodpecker song Joan Edwards ; Hit Paraders ; Mark Warnow Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble lyricist  
(Results 76-100 of 126 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Adamson, Harold," accessed November 29, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103077.

Adamson, Harold. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 29, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103077.

"Adamson, Harold." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 29 November 2022.

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