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|
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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