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Ross Parker

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".

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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Recordings

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 composer, lyricist  
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  
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  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Parker, Ross," accessed July 5, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111738.

Parker, Ross. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 5, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111738.

"Parker, Ross." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 5 July 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111738

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