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Finding Aid for the Ed Ames Musical Arrangements Collection 1962-1975
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ed Ames Musical Arrangements Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1962-1975
    Collection number: 55
    Creator: Ames, Ed 1927-
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: The collection consists of arrangements of popular songs for Ames and stageband, by various arrangers.


    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights in the physical objects belong to the UCLA Performing Arts Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish if the Performing Arts Special Collectionsdoes not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ed Ames Musical Arrangements Collection, 55, Music Library Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.


    Ed Ames, born Edmund Dantes Urick on July 9, 1927, is an American popular singer and actor. He is best known for his popular hits such as "When the Snow is on the Roses." He was part of the 1950s popular singing group called The Ames Brothers.
    While maintaining his career, he attended UCLA, and received his degree in theater and cinema arts in 1975. He continues to act in plays and makes many television show appearances.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of arrangements of popular songs for Ames and stageband, by various arrangers.
    The collection is organized into the following series:
    • Series 1. Work Titles: A's
    • Series 2. Work Titles: B's
    • Series 3. Work Titles: C's
    • Series 4. Work Titles: D's
    • Series 5. Work Titles: E's
    • Series 6. Work Titles: F's
    • Series 7. Work Titles: G's
    • Series 8. Work Titles: H's
    • Series 9. Work Titles: I's
    • Series 10. Work Titles: J's
    • Series 11. Work Titles: K's
    • Series 12. Work Titles: L's
    • Series 13. Work Titles: M's
    • Series 14. Work Titles: N's
    • Series 15. Work Titles: O's
    • Series 16. Work Titles: P's
    • Series 17. Work Titles: Q's
    • Series 18. Work Titles: R's
    • Series 19. Work Titles: S's
    • Series 20. Work Titles: T's
    • Series 21. Work Titles: U's
    • Series 22. Work Titles: V's
    • Series 23. Work Titles: W's
    • Series 24. Work Titles: Y's