Tom Glazer

Thomas Zachariah Glazer (September 2, 1914 – February 21, 2003) was an American folk singer and songwriter known primarily as a composer of ballads, including: "Because All Men Are Brothers", recorded by The Weavers and Peter, Paul and Mary, "Talking Inflation Blues", recorded by Bob Dylan, "The Ballad of FDR" and "A Dollar Ain't A Dollar Anymore". He wrote the lyrics to the songs "Melody of Love" (1954), and "Skokian" (1954).

Birth and Death Data: Born September 2, 1914 (Philadelphia), Died February 21, 2003 (Rochester)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1945 - 1956

Roles Represented in DAHR: performer, composer, lyricist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D5AB-0276 10-in. 5/18/1945 Don't weep, don't mourn, don't worry Elton Britt ; Sam Persoff Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist, composer  
Decca 74333 12/23/1947 Songs of industrial safety: Good morning my friends ; Have you a bright suggestion? ; Fathering that factory Tom Glazer performer  
Decca 74334 12/23/1947 Songs of industrial safety: Hey Anna, wear that bandanna ; Time for lunch ; Gloves & goggles Tom Glazer performer  
Decca 74335 12/28/1947 Hand stayed on ; Bandage on your knee ; Fall for a beautiful girl Tom Glazer performer  
Decca 74336 12/28/1947 Clementine ; Clementine (got a partner) ; Daisy daisy Tom Glazer performer  
Decca 89475 3/4/1956 The 4th R (Religion) Tom Glazer performer  
Decca 89476 3/4/1956 Country & Western Tom Glazer performer  
Decca 89477 3/4/1956 Piano in my cell Tom Glazer performer  
Decca 89478 3/4/1956 500 miles Tom Glazer performer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Glazer, Tom," accessed February 26, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/317936.

Glazer, Tom. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 26, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/317936.

"Glazer, Tom." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 26 February 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/317936

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