Alberta Nichols

Alberta Nichols (December 3, 1898 – February 4, 1957) was a popular songwriter of the 1930s and 1940s. Together with her husband, lyricist Mann Holiner, they composed over 100 songs, of which their most famous were "Until the Real Thing Comes Along" and "A Love Like Ours".

Birth and Death Data: Born December 3rd, 1898 (Lincoln), Died February 4th, 1957 (Hollywood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BRC-68266 10-in. 7/9/1931 You can't stop me from loving you Chicago Hot Five Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BRC-69618 10-in. 5/14/1931 What's keeping my Prince Charming Welcome Lewis ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BRC-69619 10-in. 5/14/1931 You can't stop me from lovin' you Welcome Lewis ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-78824 10-in. 12/1/1933 I just couldn't take it, baby Eddy Duchin Orchestra ; Lew Sherwood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-78892 10-in. 12/22/1933 I just couldn't take it, baby Bill Scotti Orchestra ; Lee Sullivan Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-78893 10-in. 12/22/1933 Your mother's son-in-law Bill Scotti Orchestra ; Lee Sullivan Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-102402 10-in. 8/1/1936 Until the real thing comes along Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor PBS-09685 10-in. 9/5/1937 I just couldn't take it, baby Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-053035 10-in. 5/31/1940 I just couldn't take it, baby Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W151613 10-in. 6/16/1931 You can't stop me from lovin' you Ethel Waters Female vocal solo composer  
Columbia W152566 10-in. 11/27/1933 I just couldn't take it, baby Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Ethel Waters Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W152568 10-in. 11/27/1933 Your mother's son-in-law Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Columbia W315028 10-in. 5/28/1931 You can't stop me from lovin' you Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick VO1040 10-in. 6/25/1931 You can’t stop me from lovin’ you Alabama Washboard Stompers Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E36876 10-in. 6/20/1931 You can’t stop me from lovin’ you Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E36919 10-in. 7/10/1931 You can’t stop me from lovin’ you Abe Lyman’s California Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Nichols, Alberta," accessed July 30, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109975.

Nichols, Alberta. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 30, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109975.

"Nichols, Alberta." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 30 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109975

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