Jack Lawrence

Jack Lawrence (born Jacob Louis Schwartz, April 7, 1912 – March 16, 2009) was an American songwriter. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1975.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 7th, 1912 (Brooklyn), Died Danbury

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 52 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-73840 10-in. 10/20/1932 Play, fiddle, play George Olsen and his Music ; Dave Marshall Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-73988 10-in. 11/23/1932 Play, fiddle, play Jim Harkins and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-82529 10-in. 5/16/1934 Do me a favor Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-04329 10-in. 1/27/1937 What will I tell my heart Dolly Dawn and her Dawn Patrol Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-04554 10-in. 2/2/1937 What will I tell my heart? Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-06464 10-in. 3/26/1937 Big Boy Blue Bill Dillard ; Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet songwriter  
Victor BS-06621 10-in. 3/10/1937 Wanted Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-06854 10-in. 4/8/1937 Wanted Clarence Williams’ Washboard Band ; Eva Taylor Washboard band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-011114 10-in. 6/24/1937 Foolin' myself Marilyn Duke ; Jolly Coburn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-013332 10-in. 9/3/1937 Have you ever been in heaven? Bunny Berigan Orchestra ; Gail Reese Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-013514 10-in. 9/9/1937 Have you ever been in heaven? Shirley Brown ; Willie Farmer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-017461 10-in. 12/3/1937 Outside of paradise Al Bowlly Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-018339 10-in. 1/18/1938 Shenanigans Norsemen Male vocal quartet, with piano songwriter  
Victor BS-018416 10-in. 1/26/1938 Outside of paradise Bunny Berigan Orchestra ; Gail Reese Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-024036 10-in. 7/15/1938 Tu-li-tulip time Burt Shaw ; Willie Farmer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-024078 10-in. 7/22/1938 Tu-li-tulip-time Jimmy Brown ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; The Three Barons Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo, male vocal trio, and male vocal ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-031532 10-in. 1/19/1939 Last night a miracle happened Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-032925 10-in. 3/8/1939 Chopsticks Gray Gordon ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-035396 10-in. 4/3/1939 Asleep or awake Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-035560 10-in. 4/5/1939 Asleep or awake Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Judy Ellington Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-035569 10-in. 4/6/1939 A fool and his honey are soon parted Barbara Bush ; Frank Dailey ; Stop and Go Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-035743 10-in. 4/13/1939 If I didn't care Gray Gordon ; Cliff Grass ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-035756 10-in. 4/17/1939 If I didn't care Kate Smith Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-036527 10-in. 4/25/1939 If I didn't care Phyllis Kenny ; Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-037689 10-in. 6/26/1939 It must have been two other people Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Judy Ellington Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
(Results 1-25 of 52 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lawrence, Jack," accessed October 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106198.

Lawrence, Jack. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106198.

"Lawrence, Jack." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 October 2020.

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