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|
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.
"Adamson, Harold." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 3 December 2022.
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