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 March 15th, 2009 (Danbury)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, composer

Recordings

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  
Victor BS-037743 10-in. 6/21/1939 Drifting down the river of dreams Clyde Burke ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-038237 10-in. 7/7/1939 Drifting down the river of dreams Dick Todd Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-038408 10-in. 7/17/1939 It must have been two other people Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Charles Wilson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-040627 10-in. 7/29/1939 It's funny to everyone but me Blue Barron ; Russ Carlyle Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-040996 10-in. 10/23/1939 Parade of the little white mice Vincent Lopez ; Penny Parker ; Suave Swing Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-041595 10-in. 8/21/1939 It's funny to everyone but me Gray Gordon ; Cliff Grass ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-041748 10-in. 10/10/1939 Ciri-biri-bin Kaydets ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BS-042639 10-in. 9/5/1939 It's funny to everyone but me Smoothies Mixed vocal trio, with jazz/dance band composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-042794 10-in. 10/5/1939 Ciri-biri-bin Rosario Bourdon ; Jessica Dragonette Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-042944 10-in. 10/12/1939 Ciri-biri-bin Smoothies Mixed vocal trio, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-043295 10-in. 11/7/1939 Vagabond dreams Clyde Burke ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-043340 10-in. 11/2/1939 Johnson rag Larry Clinton Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-043390 10-in. 11/18/1939 Ciri-biri-bin Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-043912 10-in. 11/22/1939 Vagabond dreams Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-044891 10-in. 3/7/1940 So far, so good Ivie Anderson ; Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-047018 10-in. 2/7/1940 So far, so good Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-047019 10-in. 2/7/1940 With the wind and the rain in your hair Bob Chester Orchestra ; Dolores O'Neill Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-047049 10-in. 2/12/1940 With the wind and the rain in your hair Dick Todd Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-047202 10-in. 2/14/1940 With the wind and the rain in your hair Tommy Ryan ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-050137 10-in. 4/24/1940 Sweet Angelina Tommy Ryan ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-051547 10-in. 6/21/1940 Never took a lesson in my life Meredith Blake ; Gray Gordon ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-051552 10-in. 6/24/1940 A lazy lack-a-daisy melody Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBS-055096 10-in. 10/7/1940 A handful of stars Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Anita Boyer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBS-055113 10-in. 10/21/1940 All or nothing at all Freddy Martin Orchestra ; Clyde Rogers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-055504 10-in. 8/8/1940 What's your story, morning glory Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-056438 10-in. 10/4/1940 Yes, my darling daughter Dinah Shore composer  
Victor BS-056727 10-in. 10/8/1940 What'll I do if I marry a soldier (Tush doo woggle oh toog in de shin) Dorothy Allen ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBS-061305 10-in. 6/23/1941 Tattletale Allan DeWitt ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-064611 10-in. 7/11/1941 Call it anything, it's love Art Jarrett Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-066189 10-in. 7/7/1941 Call it anything, it's love Barry Wood Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BS-067507 10-in. 7/29/1941 Tattletale Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-068038 10-in. 10/27/1941 Moonlight masquerade Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with vocal lyricist  
Victor BS-068601 10-in. 12/10/1941 The lady who walks alone Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-073826 10-in. 4/9/1942 Sleepy lagoon Dinah Shore Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-074304 10-in. 4/7/1942 Do it now Glee Club (Kaye) ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with vocal chorus composer, lyricist  
Columbia W152323 10-in. 11/28/1932 Play fiddle play Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lawrence, Jack," accessed February 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106198.

Lawrence, Jack. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106198.

"Lawrence, Jack." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 February 2021.

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