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Bob Hilliard

Bob Hilliard (born Hilliard Goldsmith; January 28, 1918 – February 1, 1971) was an American lyricist. He wrote the words for the songs: "Alice in Wonderland", "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning", "Any Day Now", "Dear Hearts and Gentle People", "Our Day Will Come", "My Little Corner of the World", "Tower of Strength" and "Seven Little Girls (Sitting in the Back Seat)".

Birth and Death Data: Born January 28, 1918 (New York City), Died February 1, 1971 (Hollywood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1945 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer, lyricist

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 27 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D5VB-1066 10-in. 6/11/1945 Jose Gonzalez Tony Pastor ; Tony Pastor Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D6VB-2086 10-in. 7/2/1946 The coffee song (they've got an awful lot of coffee in Brazil) Billy May Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D7VB-0207 10-in. 3/27/1947 Red silk stockings and green perfume Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Male vocal solo, with vocal ensemble and jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D7VB-0236 10-in. 4/3/1947 Stop throwin' rocks at the devil Charlie Spivak Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D7VB-0733 10-in. 5/18/1947 Bouquet of roses Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band songwriter  
Victor D7VB-0983 10-in. 6/19/1947 Castanets and lace Sammy Kaye ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Male vocal solo, with vocal group and jazz/dance band. songwriter  
Victor D7VB-1189 10-in. 11/21/1947 These will be the best years of our lives Buddy Moreno Orchestra ; Perry Mitchell Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D7VB-1443 10-in. 7/24/1947 Civilization (bongo, bongo, bongo) Louis Prima Orchestra ; Louis Prima Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D7VB-1740 10-in. 10/15/1947 Passing fancy Vaughn Monroe ; Moon Maids ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Male vocal solo, with female vocal quartet and jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D7VB-2051 10-in. 11/12/1947 Oh! Florence (the thousand islands song) Louis Prima Orchestra ; Louis Prima Male vocal solo, with vocal ensemble and jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D7VB-2160 10-in. 12/5/1947 If it were easy to do Charles Dant Orchestra ; Dennis Day Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor D7VB-2256 10-in. 11/22/1947 My fair lady John Paris ; Russ Case Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor D7VB-2765 10-in. 12/29/1947 Little Romero Desi Arnaz ; Desi Arnaz Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D7VB-3027 10-in. 12/27/1947 Big brass band from Brazil Helen Carroll ; Russ Case Orchestra ; The Satisfiers Female vocal solo, with vocal group and jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D7VB-3048 10-in. 12/28/1947 Tambourine Ray McKinley ; Ray McKinley Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D8VB-4076 10-in. 12/15/1948 A senorita's bouquet Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor D9VB-0098 10-in. 1/14/1949 Careless hands Shorty Long ; Santa Fe Rangers (Shorty Long) Male vocal solo, with string band songwriter  
Victor D9VB-0318 10-in. 1/18/1949 In one ear and out the other Georgia Crackers [Newman Brothers] String band, with male vocal and narration songwriter  
Victor D9AB-2547 10-in. 11/23/1949 Dear hearts and gentle people Harry Prime ; Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia CO40447 10-in. February 1949 Careless hands Leon McAuliffe and his Western Swing Band String band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Decca 74483 12/30/1947 The little tune that ran away: Part 1 Peter Lind Hayes lyricist  
Decca 74484 12/30/1947 The little tune that ran away: Part 2 Peter Lind Hayes lyricist  
Decca 76515 5/22/1950 Max Mainspring, the mechanical man: Part 1 Ray Bolger composer  
Decca 76516 5/22/1950 Max Mainspring, the mechanical man: Part 2 Ray Bolger composer  
Decca 76590 7/5/1950 Genie the magic record's magic trick: Hi-diddle-diddle, the cat and the fiddle and the cow ; Three blind mice Peter Lind Hayes composer  
(Results 1-25 of 27 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hilliard, Bob," accessed April 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204572.

Hilliard, Bob. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204572.

"Hilliard, Bob." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 21 April 2024.

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