Abner Silver

Real Name:
Abner Silver
Profile:
Songwriter/composer, born 28 December 1899 in New York, New York, died 24 November 1966 in New York, New York.

Most active during the 1920s and 1930s, he (co-)wrote almost 300 songs including hits such as I'm Goin' South (1923), Chasing Shadows (1925) and Every Now And Then (1935). Silver often collaborated with Al Lewis and Al Sherman (2).
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Instruments & Performance

20038 Abner Silver - I Don't Believe It - But Say It Again / I'd Climb The Highest Mountain If I Knew I'd Find You album art Jack Smith (The Whispering Baritone)* Jack Smith (The Whispering Baritone)* - I Don't Believe It - But Say It Again / I'd Climb The Highest Mountain If I Knew I'd Find You(Shellac, 10", RP) Victor 20038 US Unknown Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

A2937 Abner Silver - That Old Irish Mother Of Mine / There's A Typical Tipperary Over Here album art Charles Harrison (3) / Peerless Quartette There's A Typical Tipperary Over Here (as Silver) Charles Harrison (3) / Peerless Quartette - That Old Irish Mother Of Mine / There's A Typical Tipperary Over Here(Shellac, 10") Columbia A2937 USA & Canada 1920 Sell This Version
50716 Abner Silver - Wonderful Girl, Wonderful Boy ("Tip Top") / My Home Town Is A One Horse Town (But It's Big Enough For Me) album art Helen Bell Rush And Reese Jones (2) / Jim Doherty (6) My Home Town Is A One Horse Town (But It's Big Enough For Me) Helen Bell Rush And Reese Jones (2) / Jim Doherty (6) - Wonderful Girl, Wonderful Boy ("Tip Top") / My Home Town Is A One Horse Town (But It's Big Enough For Me)(Edison Disc) Edison Records 50716 US 1920 Sell This Version
50683 Abner Silver - Pretty Kitty Kelly / There's A Typical Tipperary Over Here album art William Bonner / Premier Quartet There's A Typical Tipperary Over Here William Bonner / Premier Quartet - Pretty Kitty Kelly / There's A Typical Tipperary Over Here(Edison Disc) Edison Records 50683 US 1920 Sell This Version
4183 Abner Silver - My Home Town Is A One Horse Town album art J. Doherty* My Home Town Is A One Horse Town J. Doherty* - My Home Town Is A One Horse Town(Cyl, 4min) Edison Blue Amberol Record 4183 US 1921 Sell This Version
18712 Abner Silver - Oh Gee! Say Gee! You Ought To See My Gee Gee From The Fiji Isle / My Home Town Is A One-Horse Town But It's Big Enough For Me album art Billy Murray / Victor Roberts And Harmonizers Quartet My Home Town Is A One-Horse Town But It's Big Enough For Me Billy Murray / Victor Roberts And Harmonizers Quartet - Oh Gee! Say Gee! You Ought To See My Gee Gee From The Fiji Isle / My Home Town Is A One-Horse Town But It's Big Enough For Me(Shellac, 10") Victor 18712 US 1921 Sell This Version
11111 Abner Silver - Angel Child / Venetian Love Boat album art Frisco Syncopators Angel Child (as Silver) Frisco Syncopators - Angel Child / Venetian Love Boat(Shellac, 10") Broadway (9) 11111 US 1922 Sell This Version
2112 Abner Silver - My Pal / When Will The Sun Shine For Me album art Hugh Donovan When Will The Sun Shine For Me (as Silver) Hugh Donovan - My Pal / When Will The Sun Shine For Me(Shellac, 10") Grey Gull 2112 US 1922 Sell This Version
2249 Abner Silver - Lola Lo / Angel Child album art Selvin's Orchestra Angel Child (as Silver) Selvin's Orchestra - Lola Lo / Angel Child(Shellac, 10") Brunswick 2249 US 1922 Sell This Version
X-9279 Abner Silver - Ka-Lu-A / Say It While Dancing  album art Selvin's Dance Orchestra / The Bar Harbor Society Orchestra Say It While Dancing Selvin's Dance Orchestra / The Bar Harbor Society Orchestra - Ka-Lu-A / Say It While Dancing (Shellac, 10") Vocalion (3) X-9279 UK 1922 Sell This Version
18938 Abner Silver - Say It While Dancing / I'm Just Wild About Harry album art The Benson Orchestra Of Chicago, Paul Whiteman And His Orchestra Say It While Dancing The Benson Orchestra Of Chicago, Paul Whiteman And His Orchestra - Say It While Dancing / I'm Just Wild About Harry(Shellac, 10") Victor 18938 US 1922 Sell This Version
1595 Abner Silver - Angel Child album art Frank Crumit Angel Child Frank Crumit - Angel Child(Shellac, 5½", S/Sided) Little Wonder Record 1595 US 1922 Sell This Version
18870 Abner Silver - My Mammy Knows / Angel Child album art The Benson Orchestra Of Chicago Angel Child (as Silver) The Benson Orchestra Of Chicago - My Mammy Knows / Angel Child(Shellac, 10") Victor 18870 US 1922 Sell This Version
14293 Abner Silver - Angel Child / Lola Lo album art Yerkes' S. S. Flotilla Orchestra Angel Child (as Silver) Yerkes' S. S. Flotilla Orchestra - Angel Child / Lola Lo(Shellac, 10") Vocalion (2) 14293 US 1922 Sell This Version
51020 Abner Silver - Say It While Dancing / Rose Of Bombay album art Broadway Dance Orchestra / Rudy Wiedoeft's Californians Say It While Dancing (as Silver) Broadway Dance Orchestra / Rudy Wiedoeft's Californians - Say It While Dancing / Rose Of Bombay(Edison Disc) Edison Records 51020 US 1922 Sell This Version
A3568 Abner Silver - Angel Child / Angel Child album art Al Jolson / The Columbians, Dance Orchestra De Luxe* Al Jolson / The Columbians, Dance Orchestra De Luxe* - Angel Child / Angel Child(Shellac, 10") Columbia A3568 US 1922 Sell This Version
4546 Abner Silver - She's A Mean Job / Angel Child album art The Original Six Angel Child (as A. Silver) The Original Six - She's A Mean Job / Angel Child(Shellac, 10") Okeh 4546 US 1922 Sell This Version
14010 Abner Silver - Angel Child / Cutie album art Charleston Novelty Orchestra (2) Angel Child (as Silver) Charleston Novelty Orchestra (2) - Angel Child / Cutie(Shellac, 10") Perfect (3) 14010 US 1922 Sell This Version
A3660 Abner Silver - Say It While Dancing / The Sneak album art Eddie Elkins' Orchestra Say It While Dancing (as Silver) Eddie Elkins' Orchestra - Say It While Dancing / The Sneak(Shellac, 10") Columbia A3660 US 1922 Sell This Version
5178 Abner Silver - Lola Lo / Angel Child album art Tuxedo Dance Orchestra Angel Child (as Silver) Tuxedo Dance Orchestra - Lola Lo / Angel Child(Shellac, 10") Federal (3) 5178 US 1922 Sell This Version
252 Abner Silver - Say It While Dancing / Parade Of The Wooden Soldiers album art Golden Gate Orchestra Say It While Dancing (as Silver) Golden Gate Orchestra - Say It While Dancing / Parade Of The Wooden Soldiers(Shellac, 10") Cameo (3) 252 US 1922 Sell This Version
4942 Abner Silver - Say It While Dancing / When The Leaves Come Tumbling Down album art Joe Samuels And His Master Players Say It While Dancing (as Silver) Joe Samuels And His Master Players - Say It While Dancing / When The Leaves Come Tumbling Down(Shellac, 10") Gennett 4942 US 1922 Sell This Version
A3880 Abner Silver - Morning Will Come / When Will The Sun Shine For Me?   album art Al Jolson / Charles Hart (2) And Elliott Shaw When Will The Sun Shine For Me? (as Silver) Al Jolson / Charles Hart (2) And Elliott Shaw - Morning Will Come / When Will The Sun Shine For Me? Columbia A3880 US 1923 Sell This Version
020996 Abner Silver - Bebe / Electric Girl album art Golden Gate Orchestra / Hazay Natzy And His Orchestra Bebe (as Silver) Golden Gate Orchestra / Hazay Natzy And His Orchestra - Bebe / Electric Girl(Shellac, 10") Pathé Actuelle 020996 US 1923 Sell This Version
19126 Abner Silver - When Will The Sun Shine For Me? / Carolina Mammy album art Sterling Trio When Will The Sun Shine For Me? Sterling Trio - When Will The Sun Shine For Me? / Carolina Mammy Victor 19126 US 1923 Sell This Version