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 (Results 26-50 of 109 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 26-50 of 109 records)

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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