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Arthur J. Lamb

Arthur J. Lamb (12 August 1870 – 10 August 1928) was a British lyricist best known for the 1897 song "Asleep in the Deep" and the 1900 song "A Bird in a Gilded Cage". He collaborated with many song-writers, including siblings Albert Von Tilzer and Harry Von Tilzer, Henry W. Petrie and Kerry Mills.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 12th, 1870 (Somerset), Died Providence

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1900 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 166 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 01130 7-in. Mar. 1900 A bird in a gilded cage Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]645 7-in. 2/1/1901 Asleep in the deep William F. Hooley Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]645 10-in. 2/15/1901 Asleep in the deep William F. Hooley Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]686 7-in. 2/20/1901 Asleep in the deep J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]686 10-in. 12/13/1901 Asleep in the deep J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]869 7-in. 6/12/1901 The spider and the fly Steve Porter Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]869 10-in. 6/12/1901 The spider and the fly Steve Porter Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1395 7-in. 5/17/1902 Jennie Lee Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1395 10-in. 5/17/1902 Jennie Lee Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1415 7-in. 5/28/1902 The mansion of aching hearts Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1415 10-in. 5/28/1902 The mansion of aching hearts Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1950 7-in. 2/9/1903 I know she waits for me William F. Hooley Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1950 10-in. 2/9/1903 I know she waits for me William F. Hooley Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3065 10-in. 2/1/1901 Asleep in the deep William F. Hooley Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3118 10-in. 2/20/1901 Asleep in the deep J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3471 10-in. 6/12/1901 The spider and the fly Steve Porter Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor A-22 7-in. 5/18/1903 Star that falls from heaven Joseph Natus Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-22 10-in. 5/18/1903 Like a star that falls from heaven Joseph Natus Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor A-177 7-in. 6/30/1903 Tell me that beautiful story James Doyle Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor B-177 10-in. 6/30/1903 Tell me that beautiful story James Doyle Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor A-441 7-in. 9/23/1903 Asleep in the deep William F. Hooley Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor B-441 10-in. 9/23/1903 Asleep in the deep William F. Hooley Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor A-502 7-in. 10/6/1903 Somebody's waiting 'neath southern skies John H. Bieling ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal duet, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-502 10-in. 10/5/1903 Somebody's waiting 'neath southern skies John H. Bieling ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal duet, with piano lyricist  
Victor A-561 7-in. 10/14/1903 The mansion of aching hearts Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 166 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lamb, Arthur J.," accessed August 15, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106562.

Lamb, Arthur J.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 15, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106562.

"Lamb, Arthur J.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 15 August 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106562

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