Jack Elliott

John Elliot (also known as Jack Elliot, John M. Elliot, John M. Elliott and Jack Elliott) (7 May 1914 – 3 January 1972) was an American songwriter, credited with having written over 600 songs for motion pictures.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 7th, 1914, Died January 3rd, 1972

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-063875 10-in. 5/9/1941 Do you care? Dinah Shore ; Paul Wetstein Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-064058 10-in. 4/8/1941 Three-quarter boogie Lionel Hampton Sextet Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-065631 10-in. 5/20/1941 Do you care Sam Donahue Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-067913 10-in. 9/18/1941 I think of you Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-071457 10-in. 10/7/1941 I think of you Eddie Kelly ; New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor D9VB-0909 10-in. 2/18/1949 Three wishes Pancake Pete Newman ; Sleepy Hollow Gang Male vocal solo, with string band and accordion songwriter  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Elliott, Jack," accessed October 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114278.

Elliott, Jack. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114278.

"Elliott, Jack." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 October 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114278


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