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Harold Adamson

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Personal name
Harold Campbell Adamson
Born
December 10, 1906
Died
August 17, 1980
Country
United States
IPI
00000173745 60 works
173745 1 work
Affiliation
ASCAP
Comments
Lyricist during the 1930s and 1940s. Adamson was nominated five times for the Academy Award for Best Song as a lyricist. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1972.
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Songs written by Harold Adamson

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
720 in the Books Harold Adamson, Jan Savitt, Johnny Watson Jan Savitt and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Bon Bon September 23, 1939 Covered by (16 artists)
A Lovely Way to Spend an Evening Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Frank Sinatra Covered by (101 artists)
An Affair to Remember (Our Love Affair) Harry Warren, Harold Adamson, Leo McCarey Vic Damone with Percy Faith May 20, 1957 Covered by (118 artists)
Around the World Victor Young, Harold Adamson Eddie Fisher with Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra and Chorus 1956 Covered by (192 artists)
At the Fireman's Ball Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Covered by (2 artists)
A Woman Likes to Be Told Hoagy Carmichael, Harold Adamson Evelyn Knight with Orchestra directed by Gordon Jenkins December 6, 1949 Covered by (4 artists)
Bim Bam Boom Harold Adamson, Noro Morales, Johnnie Camacho Noro Morales and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Machito July 29, 1941 Covered by (3 artists)
China Gate Victor Young, Harold Adamson Nat "King" Cole with the Music of Nelson Riddle April 1957 Covered by (7 artists)
Comin' In on a Wing and a Prayer Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson The Song Spinners 1943 Covered by (20 artists)
Daybreak Harold Adamson, Ferde Grofé Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Frank Sinatra July 1, 1942 Covered by (18 artists)
Did I Remember Walter Donaldson, Harold Adamson Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Edythe Wright May 20, 1936 Covered by (84 artists)
Don't Believe Everything You Dream Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Ink Spots May 1944 Covered by Flanagan & Allen (With Orchestra, conducted by Harry Bidgood)
Everything I Have Is Yours Burton Lane, Harold Adamson George Olsen & His Music REC, Art Jarrett BRD August 18, 1933 Covered by (101 artists)
Everything's Been Done Before Harold Adamson, Jack King, Edwin Knopf Richard Himber and His Ritz-Carlton Orch. - Vocal Refrain by Joey Nash February 11, 1935 Covered by (13 artists)
Here Comes Heaven Again Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Perry Como with Russ Case and His Orchestra October 17, 1945 Covered by (4 artists)
How Blue the Night Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Dick Haymes with Orchestra under direction of Emil Newman REC,REL, Dick Haymes with Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra BRD March 5, 1944 Covered by (7 artists)
I Couldn't Sleep a Wink Last Night Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Frank Sinatra November 1943 Covered by (24 artists)
I Didn't Mean a Word I Said Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye - Vocal Refrain by Billy Williams January 1946 Covered by (11 artists)
I Don't Care Who Knows It Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Glen Gray and The Casa Loma Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Skip Nelson REC, Harry James and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Kitty Kallen REL December 19, 1944 Covered by (3 artists)
I Got Lucky in the Rain Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Bill Callahan, Betty Jane Watson and Ensemble PRF, Janette Davis and Jerry Wayne REL November 13, 1948 Covered by (3 artists)
I Just Found Out About Love Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Nat "King" Cole with Orchestra conducted by Nelson Riddle February 1956 Covered by (60 artists)
I Love Lucy Harold Adamson, Eliot Daniel Desi Arnaz Covered by (11 artists)
It's a Most Unusual Day Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Jane Powell Covered by (37 artists)
It's a Wonderful World Harold Adamson, Jan Savitt, Johnny Watson Jan Savitt and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Bon Bon November 5, 1939 Covered by (85 artists)
It's Been So Long Walter Donaldson, Harold Adamson Freddy Martin and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Terry Shand December 12, 1935 Covered by (43 artists)
I Walked in with My Eyes Wide Open Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Gene Krupa and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Buddy Stewart November 29, 1944 Covered by (2 artists)
Jamboree Harold Adamson, Jimmy McHugh Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Edyth Wright & The Three Esquires (Tommy Dorsey, Edythe Wright) January 6, 1937 Unverified
Life Can Be Beautiful Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Harry James and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Marion Morgan September 13, 1946 Covered by (3 artists)
Look Who's Here Burton Lane, Harold Adamson Ted Weems and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Parker Gibbs December 19, 1932 Covered by (2 artists)
Louella Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Pat Boone with Orchestra and Chorus directed by Billy Vaughn 1957 Covered by (3 artists)
Love Me as Though There Were No Tomorrow Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Covered by (9 artists)
Moonlight Mood Peter De Rose, Harold Adamson Glenn Miller and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by The Modernaires July 15, 1942 Covered by (10 artists)
My Fine-Feathered Friend Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Alice Faye BRD, Glenn Miller and His Orchestra – Vocal Chorus Kathleen Lane REL November 29, 1937 Covered by (2 artists)
My, How the Time Goes By Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Vaughn Monroe and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Vaughn Monroe and The Moon Maids August 1947 Covered by (6 artists)
My Own Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Deanna Durbin - Orchestra under direction of Charles Previn BRD, Tommy Dorsey and His Clambake Seven - Vocal Refrain by Edythe Wright REL August 3, 1938 Covered by (11 artists)
My Resistance Is Low Hoagy Carmichael, Harold Adamson Hoagy Carmichael and Gordon Jenkins and His Chorus and Orchestra March 15, 1951 Covered by (33 artists)
Satan (Theme) Harry Warren, Harold Adamson, Leo McCarey Paul Wibier 1969 Covered by Danzig
Sittin’ In The Dark Harold Adamson, Jesse Greer Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain and Trumpet Solo by Louis Armstrong 1933 Unverified
The Little Things That Mean So Much Harold Adamson, Teddy Wilson Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Jean Eldridge September 12, 1939 Covered by (14 artists)
There's Something in the Air Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Ray Noble and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Al Bowlly REC,REL, Tony Martin [US1] BRD October 16, 1936 Covered by (9 artists)
The Thrill of a New Romance Xavier Cugat, Harold Adamson, Fausto Curbelo Xavier Cugat and His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Dinah Shaw June 12, 1939 Covered by (4 artists)
This Changing World Harold Adamson, Dana Suesse Roy Smeck and His Serenaders - Vocal Chorus Frank Luther (Frank Luther, Roy Smeck) 1939 Unverified
Time on My Hands Mack Gordon, Vincent Youmans, Harold Adamson Paul Gregory & Marilyn Miller PRF, New Mayfair Dance Orchestra [Ray Noble] REC,REL November 18, 1930 Covered by (195 artists)
Too Young to Go Steady Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Nat "King" Cole with Orchestra conducted by Nelson Riddle December 20, 1955 Covered by (46 artists)
Top of the Town Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Sterling Young and His Orchestra – Vocal Chorus Billy Mozet October 16, 1936 Covered by (7 artists)
Way Out West Victor Young, Harold Adamson Jack Haskell 1957 Covered by Robert Farnon and His Orchestra
When Love Goes Wrong Hoagy Carmichael, Harold Adamson Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe June 1953 Covered by (9 artists)
Where Are You? Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Sterling Young and His Orchestra – Vocal Chorus Donna Lee REC, Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra REL October 16, 1936 Covered by (141 artists)
Where the Lazy River Goes By Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Ray Noble and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Al Bowlly REC,REL, Barbara Stanwyck & Tony Martin BRD October 16, 1936 Covered by (9 artists)
Winter Moon Hoagy Carmichael, Harold Adamson Hoagy Carmichael with The Pacific Jazzmen September 13, 1956 Covered by (21 artists)
With a Banjo on My Knee Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Buddy Ebsen & Walter Brennan BRD, Prairie Ramblers and Patsy Montana REL January 1936 Covered by (4 artists)
You Walter Donaldson, Harold Adamson Freddy Martin and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus Elmer Feldkamp December 12, 1935 Covered by (25 artists)
You Never Looked So Beautiful Walter Donaldson, Harold Adamson Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra REC, Stew Pletcher and His Orchestra REL March 25, 1936 Covered by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Bob Eberle
You're as Pretty as a Picture Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Deanna Durbin BRD, Tommy Dorsey and His Clambake Seven - Vocal Refrain by Edythe Wright REL August 3, 1938 Covered by (6 artists)
You're a Sweetheart Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Tommy Dorsey & His Clambake Seven - Vocal Refrain by Edythe Wright REC, Alice Faye BRD October 14, 1937 Covered by (71 artists)
Your Head on My Shoulder Burton Lane, Harold Adamson George Hall and The Hotel Taft Orch. – Vocal Refrain by Allen Church September 14, 1934 Covered by (5 artists)

Adapted songs