Ross Parker (born Albert Rostron Parker) (16 August 1914 – 2 August 1974) was an English pianist, composer, lyricist and actor. He is best known for co-writing the songs "We'll Meet Again" and "There'll Always Be an England".
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Birth and Death Data: Born August 16, 1914 (Manchester), Died August 2, 1974 (Kent)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1942
Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer, lyricist
Notes: Original name: Albert Rostron Parker.
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-022670||10-in.||4/28/1938||The girl in the bonnet of blue||Dick Todd||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||lyricist, composer|
|Victor||BS-027915||10-in.||10/14/1938||I won't tell a soul I love you||Bunny Berigan Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-032979||10-in.||3/14/1939||Red skies in the night||Tommy Ryan ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-035314||10-in.||3/20/1939||Red skies in the night||Ozzie Nelson Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-057058||10-in.||10/30/1940||We'll meet again||Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-073499||10-in.||4/1/1942||We'll meet again||Hal McIntyre orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||D7VB-3030||10-in.||12/27/1947||The flower seller||Johnny Bradford ; Russ Case Orchestra||Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||lyricist|
|Gramophone||0ER310||10-in.||6/30/1938||I won't tell a soul I love you||Roy Fox Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Gramophone||0EA5193||10-in.||2/5/1938||The girl in the bonnet of blue||Sam Browne ; Jack Harris Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Gramophone||0EA8134||10-in.||10/25/1939||There'll always be an England||Band of H. M. Coldstream Guards ; Dennis Noble ; James Causley Windram||Band, with male vocal solo and vocal quartet||songwriter|
|Gramophone||0EA8679||10-in.||5/31/1940||A little king without a crown||Joe Loss Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Victor (Canada)||8659||10-in.||before 9/23/1940||There'll always be an England||Eddie Allen ; Bob Farnon ; The Happy Gang ; Blain Mathé ; Bert Pearl ; Kathleen Stokes||Male vocal solo, with male vocal trio, organ, and instrumental ensemble||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Parker, Ross," accessed June 3, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111738.
Parker, Ross. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 3, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111738.
"Parker, Ross." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 3 June 2023.
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Wikipedia: Ross Parker (songwriter)
Discogs: Ross Parker
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LCNAR: Parker, Ross - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2002028373
Wikidata: Ross Parker (songwriter) - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q17318816
MusicBrainz: Ross Parker - https://musicbrainz.org/artist/377b58c0-2c39-4069-a091-102096d34e8e
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