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 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter

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Recordings (Results 101-125 of 139 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
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 D5VB-0678 10-in. 10/13/1945 A hubba-hubba-hubba (dig you later) Perry Como ; Russ Case Orchestra ; The Satisfiers Male vocal solo, with vocal group and jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor D5VB-0679 10-in. 10/17/1945 Here comes heaven again Perry Como ; Russ Case Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor D5VB-1052 10-in. 5/18/1945 I don't care who knows it Frank DeVol ; David Street Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor D5VB-1057 10-in. 6/7/1945 Time on my hands Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor D5VB-1312 10-in. 12/22/1945 I didn't mean a word I said Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Male vocal solo, with recitation and jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor D6VB-2710 10-in. 8/30/1946 Life can be beautiful 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-2613 10-in. 12/8/1947 Just a shade on the blue side Heywood Trio Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio 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 D8VB-4136 10-in. 12/27/1948 I got lucky in the rain Johnny Bradford ; Henri René Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor D9VB-0105 10-in. 1/18/1949 You say the nicest things, baby Page Cavanaugh Trio Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio lyricist  
Victor D9VB-1474 10-in. 5/13/1949 There's no getting away from you Henri René ; Fran Warren Female vocal solo, with orchestra 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  
(Results 101-125 of 139 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Adamson, Harold," accessed March 4, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103077.

Adamson, Harold. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 4, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103077.

"Adamson, Harold." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 4 March 2024.

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