Clarence Gaskill

Clarence Gaskill (February 2, 1892 – April 29, 1948) was an American composer and lyricist active during the 1920s to early 1930s. His most well-known songs include, Doo-Wacka-Doo (1921). I Can't Believe That You're in Love with Me (1927), and Prisoner of Love (1932). His first hit came in 1919 with I Love You Just the Same, Sweet Adeline.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 2nd, 1892 (Philadelphia), Died April 29th, 1947 (New Brighton)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer, songwriter, piano

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-18893 10-in. 12/29/1916 That's how you can tell they're Irish Van and Schenck Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor B-23181 10-in. 10/1/1919 I love you just the same, sweet Adeline Charles Harrison ; Lewis James Male vocal duet, with celeste, violin, and orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-23768 10-in. 3/12/1920 Who'll take the place of Mary? Crescent Trio Male vocal trio, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor B-24579 10-in. 11/24/1920 Let the rest of the world go by Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor B-24655 10-in. 10/22/1920 I've got the blues for my Kentucky home Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Victor B-27055 10-in. 10/30/1922 Waltzing the blues Victor Arden ; Phil Ohman Piano duet composer  
Victor B-27166 10-in. 11/21/1922 Waltzing the blues Victor Arden ; Phil Ohman Piano duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-29166 10-in. 12/31/1923 Happy and go-lucky in my old Kentucky home Billy Murray ; Ed Smalle ; Virginians Male vocal duet, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-30698 10-in. 9/5/1924 Doo wacka doo Billy Murray ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-33501 10-in. 9/22/1925 A kiss in the moonlight B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-33629 10-in. 11/25/1925 Why aren't yez eatin' more oranges? (From Cal-i-for-ni-ay) The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-34170 10-in. 12/21/1925 How I love her and she loves me is nobody's business Gene Austin ; Dave Franklin Male vocal solo, with violin, cornet, and piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-35556 10-in. 6/29/1926 Dorothy Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-36055 10-in. 8/20/1926 When Down South Morgan plays the old mouth organ Jimmy Smith Harmonica solo, with piano composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-36575 10-in. 11/1/1926 I don't mind being all alone (When I'm all alone with you) Art Landry Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-37792 10-in. 2/17/1927 I can't believe that you're in love with me Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars and piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-38132 10-in. 3/2/1927 I can't believe that you're in love with me Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BAVE-44993 10-in. Winter 1930 Estoy loco por la bocina del automóvil Orquesta Adolfo Carabelli Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-46603 10-in. 7/24/1928 I love to dunk a hunk of sponge-cake The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
Victor BVE-49688 10-in. 1/28/1929 Eddie Cantor's automobile horn song Eddie Cantor Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BVE-51019 10-in. 3/8/1929 I'm wild about horns on automobiles, that go ta-ta-ta-ta Billy Hays Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-57547 10-in. 11/20/1929 At Father Powers's grave Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with cornet and organ composer  
Victor BAVE-60051 10-in. Winter 1930 Estoy loca por la bocina del automóvil Libertad Lamarque Female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-62213 10-in. 5/1/1930 The mug song High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet composer  
Victor BVE-63665 10-in. 9/19/1930 Still I love her Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BRC-71855 10-in. 2/15/1932 Winnie the wailer Funnyboners Trio ; Ruby Newman ; Ritz Carlton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio songwriter  
Victor BRC-71856 10-in. 2/15/1932 Laffin' at the funnies Funnyboners Trio ; Ruby Newman ; Ritz Carlton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer, lyricist  
Victor BRC-71913 10-in. 3/3/1932 Say a prayer for Mother's baby Graham Brothers Male vocal trio, with piano composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-75422 10-in. 4/24/1933 Laughin' Louie Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-76648 10-in. 7/14/1933 Shepherd of the air Don Hall Trio Mixed vocal trio, with violin and piano lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-76649 10-in. 7/14/1933 Shepherd of the air George Donaldson Trio Mixed vocal trio, with violin and piano lyricist, composer  
Victor BVE-Test-187 10-in. 7/30/1929 Who conquers the mighty Benkei Jack Smith Male vocal solo, with piano composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor [Trial 1920-11-15-10] Not documented 11/15/1920 Kentucky blues Cronin ; Nelson Male vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 77483 10-in. 11/2/1917 That's a mother's Liberty Loan Greek Evans Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 77486 10-in. 11/3/1917 Somewhere in France is the lily Prince's Band Band composer  
Columbia 78642 10-in. 9/11/1919 I love you just the same, sweet Adeline Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 78982 10-in. 2/19/1920 Who'll take the place of Mary? Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 79438 10-in. 9/28/1920 I've got the blues for my Kentucky home Van and Schenck Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Columbia 80603 10-in. 10/11/1922 Waltzing the blues Paul Specht Hotel Astor Orchestra [i.e., Paul Specht Orchestra] Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 140275 10-in. 1/21/1925 Doo wacka doo Art Gillham Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia W140806 10-in. 8/3/1925 A kiss in the moonlight Earl Carroll Orchestra ; Ross Gorman Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W140808 10-in. 8/4/1925 I can't see the beautiful sea Billy Jones ; Manhattan Dance Makers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W141113 10-in. 10/6/1925 Why aren't yez eatin' more oranges? 14 Virginians ; Lou Allen ; Ace Brigode ; Fred Brohez Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet songwriter  
Columbia 141185 10-in. 10/23/1925 Why aren't yez eatin' more oranges? Billy Wynne Orchestra ; Billy West Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W141402 10-in. 12/17/1925 How I love her and she loves me is nobody's business Richard B. Gilbert Male vocal solo, with ukulele lyricist  
Columbia W141458 10-in. 1/6/1926 How I love her and she loves me is nobody's business June Lee Female vocal solo, with ukulele lyricist  
Columbia 142564 10-in. 8/24/1926 I don't mind being all alone Lou Gold Orchestra ; Billy West Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W142665 10-in. 9/21/1926 I don't mind being all alone Kitty O'Connor Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia W143789 10-in. 3/28/1927 I can't believe you're in love with me Ralph Bennett ; The Seven Aces Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W144500 10-in. 7/25/1927 I can't believe that you're in love with me Harold Leonard and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 144614 10-in. 9/1/1927 I can't believe that you're in love with me Victor Irwin and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W144940 10-in. 11/1/1927 I can't believe that you're in love with me Ed Lowry Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W148038 10-in. 3/7/1929 I'm wild about horns on automobiles that go ta-ta-ta-ta Harry Reser's Syncopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Columbia 148122 10-in. 3/22/1929 The copper and the gunman Ned Cobben Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar lyricist, composer  
Columbia [W]149450 10-in. 11/21/1929 At Father Powers' grave Mack Allen Male vocal solo, with cornet and organ (takes 1, 2, and 4); with fiddle (violin), cornet, and guitar (take 3) lyricist, composer  
Columbia [W]149786 10-in. 1/21/1930 The tariff bill song Mack Allen Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer, lyricist  
Columbia [W]150019 10-in. 2/26/1930 Just an old Spanish custom Mack Allen Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer, lyricist  
Columbia W150412 10-in. 5/13/1930 The mug song Johnny Walker and his Rollickers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet composer, lyricist  
Columbia W150433 10-in. 5/16/1930 The tariff bill song Al Craver Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist, composer  
Columbia W150902 10-in. 10/24/1930 Still I love her Ben Selvin and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Columbia W152142 10-in. 3/17/1932 Willie the wailer Jimmy Jordan Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano composer  
Columbia W152571 10-in. 12/1/1933 Another perfect day has passed away George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Columbia W351049 10-in. 6/30/1931 I can't believe that you're in love with me Mound City Blue Blowers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh S-7117 10-in. ca. Dec. 1919 I love you just the same Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh S-7318 10-in. Mar. 1920 Who'll take the place of Mary? Crescent Trio Male vocal trio, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
OKeh 9011 10-in. Mar. 1925 Nobody's business Charles Nabell Male vocal solo, with guitar lyricist  
OKeh S-70946 10-in. Oct. 1922 Sweet Adeline Shannon Four Male vocal quartet, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh S-72128 10-in. Nov. 1923 Happy and go-lucky in my old Kentucky home Jack Kaufman ; John Ryan Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
OKeh S-72639 10-in. June 1924 Oh Sarah! Won't you please pull down that shade? Glantz and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-73365 10-in. May 1925 Oh! Heinrich (You're so nice) Henry Cogert ; The Red Hotters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh 73569 10-in. Aug. 1925 A kiss in the moonlight Bruce Wallace Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio lyricist, composer  
OKeh 73966 10-in. Jan. 1926 How she loves me is nobody's business The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
OKeh 74021 10-in. Feb. 1926 Dorothy Casa Lopez Orchestra ; Vincent Lopez ; Bruce Wallace Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
OKeh W80206 10-in. 11/10/1926 I don't mind being all alone (When I'm all alone with you) Sam Lanin ; Melody Sheiks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh W80948 10-in. 5/31/1927 I can't believe that you're in love with me Ralph Dunn Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
OKeh W81123 10-in. 6/30/1927 I can't believe that you're in love with me Ralph Dunn Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
OKeh W400005 10-in. 1/10/1928 I can't believe that you're in love with me Osborne Miller Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
OKeh W401311 10-in. 11/12/1928 I'm wild about horns on automobiles (That go "ta-ta-ta") Fred Hall ; Sugar Babies Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
OKeh W402633 10-in. 6/13/1929 I can't believe that you're in love with me Valentín Martínez Male vocal solo, with guitar lyricist  
OKeh W403897 10-in. 4/5/1930 I can't believe that you're in love with me Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/ dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick 14333-14335 10-in. 11/21/1924 Doo wacka doo Isham Jones Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick E17271-E17274 10-in. 12/28/1925 Why aren’t yez eatin’ more oranges? Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
Brunswick E17349-E17351 10-in. 1/4/1926 Why aren’t yez eatin’ more oranges? Volunteer Firemen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet composer  
Brunswick C1062-C1064 10-in. 7/26/1927 I can’t believe that you’re in love with me Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with guitar lyricist  
Brunswick E29017 10-in. 1/3/1929 I’m wild about horns on automobiles that go ta-ta-ta-ta Yacht Club Boys Male vocal and instrumental quartet lyricist, composer  
Brunswick E31489 10-in. 11/26/1929 At Father Power’s grave Charlie Craver Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick E18725-E18727 10-in. 4/9/1926 Dorothy Park Lane Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E21336-E21338 10-in. 1/27/1927 I can't believe that you're in love with me Ben Bernie ; Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet lyricist  
Edison 6968 10-in. 10/9/1919 I love you just the same, sweet Adeline Premier Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 7087 10-in. 1/5/1920 As you were Charles Hart ; Lewis James Vocal duet (2 tenors), with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Edison 7227 10-in. 3/18/1920 Who'll take the place of Mary? Talbot O'Farrell Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 7579 10-in. 10/13/1920 I've got the blues for my Kentucky home Premier Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Edison 9246 10-in. 11/13/1923 Happy and go-lucky in my old Kentucky home Robert Denning Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Edison 9821 10-in. 10/31/1924 Down in "Wah-Wah Town" Nat Martin Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Edison 10530 10-in. 7/29/1925 I can't see the beautiful sea (Unless it's filled with beautiful girls) Hotel Carlton Terrace Orchestra ; Mike Speciale Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Edison 10814 10-in. 2/4/1926 How I love her and she loves me is nobody's business The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 11627 10-in. 4/4/1927 I can't believe that you're in love with me Johnny Marvin ; Andy Sannella Male vocal solo, with guitar and steel guitar lyricist  
Edison 11846 10-in. 8/19/1927 I can't believe that you're in love with me Happiness Orchestra ; Dave Kaplan Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Edison 18634 10-in. 7/24/1928 I love to dunk a hunk of sponge cake The Happiness Boys ; Dave Kaplan Male vocal duet, with piano lyricist, composer  
Edison 18955 10-in. 12/19/1928 I'm wild about horns on automobiles that go "ta-ta-ta-ta" 7 Blue Babies ; Jack Dalton Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer, lyricist  
Edison N-345 10-in. 7/24/1928 I love to dunk a hunk of sponge cake The Happiness Boys ; Dave Kaplan Male vocal duet, with piano lyricist, composer  
Edison N-646 10-in. 12/19/1928 I'm wild about horns on automobiles that go 'ta-ta-ta-ta' 7 Blue Babies ; Jack Dalton Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer, lyricist  
Gramophone BK2242 10-in. 7/12/1927 Was hat man denn meiner Marianne getan? George Kober Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Vocalion E1828-E1830 10-in. 11/27/1925 How she loves me is nobody's business Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with banjo and piano songwriter  
Vocalion E1946-E1948 10-in. 12/16/1925 How she loves me is nobody's business Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with banjo and piano lyricist  
Vocalion E2037-E2039 10-in. 1/6/1926 How she loves me is nobody's business Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with piano lyricist  
Vocalion E4473-E4475 10-in. 1/31/1927 I can’t believe that you’re in love with me Blue Ribbon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano and lute lyricist  
Vocalion E4784-E4786 10-in. 3/30/1927 Looking for the sunshine, walking around in the rain Evelyn Thompson Female vocal solo, with clarinet, cornet, and piano lyricist  
Vocalion 306W-308W 10-in. 2/3/1925 Doo wacka doo Earl and Bell Male vocal duet, with guitar lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gaskill, Clarence," accessed April 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109415.

Gaskill, Clarence. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109415.

"Gaskill, Clarence." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 April 2021.

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