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 126-147 of 147 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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 D9VB-2776 10-in. 12/16/1949 720 in the books Claude Thornhill Orchestra Instrumental ensemble 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 W26903 10-in. 6/07/1940 Time on my hands Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female 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  
Gramophone 0B368 10-in. 2/19/1931 Time on my hands (You in my arms) New Mayfair Dance Orchestra ; Ray Noble Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Vocalion 19535 10-in. 7/10/1936 Did I remember? Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
(Results 126-147 of 147 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Adamson, Harold," accessed July 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103077.

Adamson, Harold. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103077.

"Adamson, Harold." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 20 July 2024.

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