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 101-125 of 126 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-072518 10-in. 7/28/1942 Manhattan serenade Jan Savitt Orchestra ; Joe Martin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-075092 10-in. 6/17/1942 The humming-bird Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton ; The Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female and male vocal soloists and male vocal ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-075402 10-in. 7/1/1942 Daybreak Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-075405 10-in. 7/2/1942 Manhattan serenade Jo Stafford ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and trombone quartet (take 1); with female vocal solo and trombone solo (take 2) lyricist  
Victor BS-075458 10-in. 7/24/1942 Daybreak Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor D3AB-0078 10-in. 5/26/1943 Comin' in on a wing and a prayer Four Vagabonds Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor D6VB-2710 10-in. 8/30/1946 Life can be Beautiful Vaughn Monroe ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor D6VB-3281 10-in. 11/19/1946 Time on my Hands Mullen Sisters ; Tony Mottola Orchestra Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance septet lyricist  
Victor D7VB-1209 10-in. 6/26/1947 My, how the time goes by Vaughn Monroe ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Male vocal solo, with female vocal quintet and jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D7VB-2641 10-in. 12/19/1947 Sentimental rhapsody Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Audrey Young Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-Test-1182 10-in. 2/16/1934 Did you ever see a dream walking? Gilbert Diaz Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia W151812 10-in. 9/25/1931 Time on my hands (You in my arms) Smith Ballew and his Piping Rock Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W151843 10-in. 10/15/1931 Time on my hands (You in my arms) Red McKenzie Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W152351 10-in. 1/13/1933 Look who's here Claude Hopkins and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W152377 10-in. 2/9/1933 Tony's wife Gertrude Niesen Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia W152471 10-in. 8/18/1933 Everything I have is yours George Olsen and his Music ; Joe Morrison Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W152472 10-in. 8/18/1933 Let's go Bavarian George Olsen and his Music ; Ethel Shutta Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal trio lyricist  
Columbia W152603 10-in. 12/14/1933 Like me a little bit less (love me a little bit more) Drake Hotel Orchestra ; Clyde McCoy ; Bud Prentiss Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia HCO1727 10-in. 2/20/1946 I didn't mean a word I said Buddy DiVito ; Harry James Orchestra ; Harry James Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia CO31401 10-in. approximately 1941 Time on my hands Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra ; Andre Kostelanetz Instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia W351112 10-in. 10/13/1931 Time on my hands (You in my arms) Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E37151 10-in. 9/4/1931 Have a heart Brunswick Orchestra [Brunswick Studio Orchestra] ; Frank Munn ; Victor Young Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick E37241 10-in. 10/6/1931 Time on my hands (You in my arms) Casa Loma Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E37287 10-in. 10/8/1931 Time on my hands (You in my arms) Art Kahn's Orchestra [Brunswick Studio Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E37333 10-in. 10/28/1931 Time on my hands (You in my arms) Connie Boswell Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
(Results 101-125 of 126 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Adamson, Harold," accessed December 3, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103077.

Adamson, Harold. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 3, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103077.

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