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 51-75 of 109 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 51-75 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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