Ross Parker  (1914-1974)
Last updated: 02.10.20
According to the Internet source given below, Ross Parker (born Albert Rostron Parker) was an English pianist, composer, lyricist and actor.
In addition to his wartime patriotic songs his song-writing career included a number of chart hits between 1938 and 1970. I Won't Tell A Soul (I Love You) (1938) co-written with Hughie Charles was a number one hit for Andy Kirk for example. He is best known songs are:
  • Girl in the Alice Blue Gown (1938)
  • There'll Always Be an England! (1939), co-author Hughie Charles
  • We'll meet again (1939, co-author Hughie Charles and sung by Vera Lynn
In 1956, Shirley Bassey's manager Michael Sullivan commissioned Parker to write a song for the then 19-year-old Bassey. Parker wrote Burn My Candle, which later became Bassey's first recording.
Websites:
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Ross Parker  (1914-1974) has at least 11 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.

Girl in the Alice Blue Gown, The
Words and Music by: Ross Parker.
Publisher: Dash Music Co. Ltd.
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Printed: 1938. Sheet Music.
b071p5ht9v_m.jpgI Shall Be Waiting
Words and Music by: Ross Parker.
Publisher: Dash Music Co. Ltd.
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Printed: 1939. Sheet Music 3 pages.
b01jj7g396_m.jpgI Won't Tell a Soul
Words and Music by: Ross Parker. Co-Author: Hughie Charles.
Publisher: Dash Music Co. Ltd.
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Printed: 1938. Sheet Music 3 pages.
I Won't Tell A Soul I Love You
Words and Music by: Ross Parker. Co-Author: Hughie Charles.
Publisher: Dash Music Co. Ltd.
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  Printed: 1938. Sheet Music.
b01auqu3kk_m.jpgI'll Make Up For Ev'rything
Words and Music by: Ross Parker.
Sung by : Petula Clark.
Publisher: Peter Maurice Music Co. Ltd.
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Printed: 1947. Sheet Music.
b00u2lenrs_m.jpgMem'ries Live Longer Than Dreams
Words and Music by: Ross Parker. Co-Author: Hughie Charles.
Publisher: Dash Music Co. Ltd.
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Printed: 1940. Sheet Music.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday/ I Love You
By: Ross Parker. Words by: Johnny Warrington.
Publisher: Leeds Music Corp.
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Printed: 1949. Sheet Music.
b00woei6ni_m.jpgThere'll Always Be an England!
By: Ross Parker. Words by: Hughie Charles.
Publisher: Gordon V. Thompson Ltd.
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  Printed: 1939. Sheet Music.
b00u90rr2u_m.jpgWe'll Meet Again
Words and Music by: Ross Parker. Co-Author: Hughie Charles.
Sung by : Vera Lynn.
Publisher: Dash Music Co. Ltd.
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Printed: 1939. Sheet Music.
b00u91329g_m.jpgWhat Do We Care
By: Ross Parker.
Publisher: Bradbury Wood Ltd.
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Printed: 1941. Sheet Music 3 pages.
Why Not Now?
Words and Music by: Ross Parker.
Sung by : Joy Nichols.
Publisher: Chappell & Co.
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Printed: 1949. Sheet Music.
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 17 works by Ross Parker (1914-1974). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Blue Skies Are Round the Corner 1938 Hughie Charles (words)
Dawn Davis (sung by)
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Girl in the Alice Blue Gown, The (w&m) 1938  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Girl in the Bonnet of Blue (w&m) 1938  wvicon.gif
I Won't Tell A Soul I Love You (w&m) 1938 Hughie Charles (co-author)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
There Goes My Affection 1938 Don Hart (words)  wvicon.gif
I Shall Be Waiting (w&m) 1939  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
I'm Sending You the Siegfried Line to Hang Your Washing On) 1939 Hugh Charles (words)
St John Cooper (words)
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There'll Always Be an England! 1939 Hughie Charles (words)
Vera Lynn (sung by)
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We'll Meet Again (w&m) 1939 Hughie Charles (co-author)
Vera Lynn (sung by)
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Mem'ries Live Longer Than Dreams (w&m) 1940 Hughie Charles (co-author)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Navy's Here, The 1940 Hugh Charles (words)  wvicon.gif
Your Heart and My Heart (w&m) 1940 Linda Lee (sung by)  wvicon.gif
What Do We Care 1941  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
I'll Make Up For Ev'rything (w&m) 1947 Petula Clark (sung by)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday/ I Love You 1949 Johnny Warrington (words)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Why Not Now? (w&m) 1949 Joy Nichols (sung by)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Burn My Candle (w&m) 1956 Shirley Bassey (sung by)  youtube15.jpg
     Title Dur Performer Score/Song
         
youtube15.jpg I Won't Tell A Soul I Love You 3:14 Andy Kirk
youtube15.jpg Burn My Candle 3:19 Shirley Bassey
youtube15.jpg There'll Always Be an England 2:59 Vera Lynn
youtube15.jpg We'll Meet Again (1943) 1:34 Vera Lynn We'll meet again