Abner Spector

Real Name:
Abner B. Spector
Profile:
Songwriter - producer - label executive - A&R. Active in the 50's - 60's golden era of rock, at the Chicago music scene.
Born: November 9, 1917 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Died: September 3, 2010 in Aventura, Florida.

Frequent collaborator with George David Weiss & Don Marcotte as a songwriter, and worked closely with Leonard Chess of Chess.
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Writing & Arrangement

9-27449 Abner Spector - If album art Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians Wait For Me Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians - If(7", Single) Decca 9-27449 US 1951 Sell This Version
C-596 Abner Spector - Love Means Love / Wait For Me album art Gordon MacRae Wait For Me Gordon MacRae - Love Means Love / Wait For Me(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records C-596 Canada 1951 Sell This Version
Abner Spector - The World Is Your Balloon / My Magic Heart album art Wayne King And His Orchestra My Magic Heart Wayne King And His Orchestra - The World Is Your Balloon / My Magic Heart (Single) RCA Victor US 1951 Sell This Version
5713 Abner Spector - Angel To Joe / Cowpoke album art Rex Allen With Harry Geller And His Orch.* Angel To Joe Rex Allen With Harry Geller And His Orch.* - Angel To Joe / Cowpoke(Shellac, 10", Single) Mercury 5713 US 1951 Sell This Version
47-4170 Abner Spector - The World Is Your Balloon album art Wayne King And His Orchestra My Magic Heart Wayne King And His Orchestra - The World Is Your Balloon(7") RCA Victor 47-4170 US 1951 Sell This Version
11125 Abner Spector - A Weaver Of Dreams / Take Me Back album art Billy Eckstine Take Me Back (as Spector) Billy Eckstine - A Weaver Of Dreams / Take Me Back(10", Promo, Met) MGM Records 11125 US 1951 Sell This Version
9-60688 Abner Spector - They Say You Cry / When You Surrender album art Jimmy Scott The Say You Cry Jimmy Scott - They Say You Cry / When You Surrender(7", Single) Coral 9-60688 US 1952 Sell This Version
M 33665 Abner Spector - My Love, My Life, My Happiness / I'll Wait For You album art Vera Lynn With Mantovani And His Orchestra I'll Wait For You (as Spector) Vera Lynn With Mantovani And His Orchestra - My Love, My Life, My Happiness / I'll Wait For You(Shellac, 10") Decca M 33665 Netherlands 1953 Sell This Version
70161 Abner Spector - My Heart Has Many Dreams (A Media Luz) / I'll Wait For You album art Bernice Parks I'll Wait For You (as Spector) Bernice Parks - My Heart Has Many Dreams (A Media Luz) / I'll Wait For You(Shellac, 10") Mercury 70161 US 1953 Sell This Version
Abner Spector - When I Hold You In My Arms album art Lou Monte With Hugo Winterhalter And His Orchestra* In My Dreams Lou Monte With Hugo Winterhalter And His Orchestra* - When I Hold You In My Arms (Single) RCA Victor Canada 1954 Sell This Version
45-10232 Abner Spector - A Baby Cried / Remember Me album art Jimmy Young (5) A Baby Cried (as Spector) Jimmy Young (5) - A Baby Cried / Remember Me(7", Single) Decca 45-10232 UK 1954 Sell This Version
SPD 6 -599-9043, 599-9044, 599-9045, 599-9046, 599-9047, 599-9048, 599-9049, 559-9050, 559-9051, 559-9052 Abner Spector - Party Platters album art Various Take Me Back (as Spector) Various - Party Platters(Box + 10x7", EP, Comp) RCA Victor, RCA Victor, RCA Victor, RCA Victor, RCA Victor, RCA Victor, RCA Victor, RCA Victor, RCA Victor, RCA Victor SPD 6 -599-9043, 599-9044, 599-9045, 599-9046, 599-9047, 599-9048, 599-9049, 559-9050, 559-9051, 559-9052 US 1955 Sell This Version
9-61751 Abner Spector - Stormy album art Billy Williams Quartet Stormy Billy Williams Quartet - Stormy(7", Single, Mono) Coral 9-61751 US 1956 Sell This Version
CRL 57154 Abner Spector - Anita My Love album art Roberto And His Orchestra The Winter Song and 1 more… Roberto And His Orchestra - Anita My Love(LP, Album, Mono) Coral CRL 57154 US 1956 Sell This Version
Abner Spector - Baby Come Back album art The Prophets (3) With George Cook Orchestra Stormy The Prophets (3) With George Cook Orchestra - Baby Come Back Atco Records US 1956 Sell This Version
Abner Spector - And So To Bed album art Michael Antoine And His Orchestra* Imagine, Just Imagine (as Spector) Michael Antoine And His Orchestra* - And So To Bed (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor US 1956 Sell This Version
317 Abner Spector - Only A Fool / Only By Your Side album art Frank Braden With Chuck Sagle And His Orchestra Only By Your Side and 1 more… Frank Braden With Chuck Sagle And His Orchestra - Only A Fool / Only By Your Side(7", Single, Ind) Round (7) 317 US 1957 Sell This Version
F-817 Abner Spector - The Fountains Cry (In Bella Roma) / There's A Church In Your Heart album art Nick Noble The Fountains Cry (In Bella Roma) Nick Noble - The Fountains Cry (In Bella Roma) / There's A Church In Your Heart(7", Single) Fraternity Records F-817 US 1958 Sell This Version
12/127 Abner Spector - Hear Anita Bryant In Your Home Tonight album art Anita Bryant An Angel Cried (as Spector) Anita Bryant - Hear Anita Bryant In Your Home Tonight(LP, Mono) Carlton 12/127 US 1960 Sell This Version
Abner Spector - Someplace To Cry album art Nick Noble Over Someone's Shoulder Nick Noble - Someplace To Cry Coral US 1961 Sell This Version
Abner Spector - I Can't Do It By Myself / An Angel Cried album art Anita Bryant An Angel Cried (as Spector) Anita Bryant - I Can't Do It By Myself / An Angel Cried (Single) Carlton US 1961 Sell This Version
Abner Spector - Smoky Places / Thinkin' album art The Corsairs The Corsairs - Smoky Places / Thinkin' (Single) Tuff US 1961 Sell This Version
TU 3027 Abner Spector - It Won't Be A Sin / Time Waits album art The Corsairs It Won't Be A Sin The Corsairs - It Won't Be A Sin / Time Waits(7", Single) Tuff TU 3027 US 1961 Sell This Version
Abner Spector - The Great Group Goodies album art Various Stormy Various - The Great Group Goodies (Comp) Atco Records Canada 1962 Sell This Version
Abner Spector - Like I Do album art Nancy Sinatra To Know Him Is To Love Him Nancy Sinatra - Like I Do (Single) Reprise Records, Funckler Italy 1962 Sell This Version