Harold Adamson (10 December 1906 - 17 August 1980) was an American lyricist during the 1930s and 1940s. Born in Greenville, New Jersey, Adamson began writing songs and poetry as a teenager, but was initially more interested in an acting career. He studied acting at the University of Kansas and Harvard, but ultimately entered into a songwriting contract with MGM in 1933. He wrote many popular and successful songs, including the theme song for the hit television show I Love Lucy. He was nominated for five Academy Award Nominations for his work writing lyrics for original scores for movies. He endured polio as a youngster which limited the use of his right hand throughout his life. Adamson died in Beverly Hills, California.
Harold Adamson was inducted into the Songwriters' Hall of Fame in 1972.
Songs or lyrics by Harold Adamson