Ben Raleigh

Ben Raleigh
June 16, 1913
February 26, 1997
United States
Grammy-winning songwriter and responsible for a number of major hits, who tragically died in a kitchen fire in his home in Los Angeles at the age of 83 years.


Added by Denis
Managed by CarlDennis

Songs written by Ben Raleigh

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Blue Winter Ben Raleigh, John Gluck Connie Francis 1964 Covered by (6 artists)
Dead End Street David Axelrod, Ben Raleigh Lou Rawls April 1967 Covered by (4 artists)
Do the Blue Beat (The Jamaica Ska) Mark Barkan, Ben Raleigh Ray Rivera June 1964 Covered by (3 artists)
Dungaree Doll Sherman Edwards, Ben Raleigh The Rock Brothers November 1955 Covered by (5 artists)
Fool's Errand Mark Barkan, Ben Raleigh Barbara Chandler October 1963 Covered by (9 artists)
How Would You Like to Be Mark Barkan, Ben Raleigh Elvis Presley with The Mello Men April 1963 Covered by Ananda Shankar and His Orchestra
I've Got a date Ben Raleigh, Bob Halley Barbara English July 1964 Covered by Ria Bartok
Joanie Mark Barkan, Ben Raleigh Ray Rivera June 1964 Covered by (2 artists)
Just Let Me Cry Mark Barkan, Ben Raleigh Lesley Gore June 1963 Covered by Gina Dobra
Laughing on the Outside Ben Raleigh, Bernie Wayne Dinah Shore April 1946 Covered by (28 artists)
Let Me Make You Smile Again Mark Barkan, Ben Raleigh Ginny Arnell June 1964 Covered by Michèle Torr
Love Is a Hurtin' Thing Ben Raleigh, Dave Linden Lou Rawls September 1966 Covered by (13 artists)
Love Is All We Need Ben Raleigh, Don Wolf Jimmy Breedlove September 1958 Covered by (7 artists)
Midnight Mary Ben Raleigh, Artie Wayne [US2] Jerry Cole - Arranged and Conducted by Jimmie Haskell October 7, 1963 Covered by (5 artists)
Midnight Mood Ben Raleigh, Joe Zawinul Joe Zawinul 1966 Covered by (18 artists)
Murray, What's Your Hurry? Ben Raleigh, Don Wolf Barbara McNair - Chorus and Orchestra conducted by Milton Delugg January 1960 Covered by Lorna Henderson - Accompaniment directed by Gordon Franks
Queen for Tonight Ben Raleigh, Art Wayne Johnny Hallyday September 1990 Covered by (5 artists)
Scooby Doo Main Title Ben Raleigh, David Mook Larry Marks Covered by (6 artists)
She's a Fool Mark Barkan, Ben Raleigh Lesley Gore September 1963 Covered by (5 artists)
Tell Laura I Love Her Jeff Barry, Ben Raleigh Ray Peterson 1960 Covered by (47 artists)
That's How Heartaches Are Made Ben Raleigh, Bob Halley Baby Washington March 1963 Covered by (15 artists)
That's the Way Boys Are Mark Barkan, Ben Raleigh Lesley Gore March 1964 Covered by (3 artists)
Time to Go Mark Barkan, Ben Raleigh Lesley Gore November 1963 Covered by Lesley Gore
Walkin' with My Shadow Ben Raleigh, Bernie Wayne Monica Lewis with Ray Bloch and His Orchestra August 1946 Covered by (4 artists)
Where There's Love, There's Hope Mark Barkan, Ben Raleigh Pat Thomas February 1963 Covered by Sabrina [FR]
Wonderful! Wonderful! Sherman Edwards, Ben Raleigh Johnny Mathis with Ray Conniff and His Orchestra and Chorus November 5, 1956 Covered by (28 artists)
Your Other Love Ben Raleigh, Claus Ogerman Connie Francis October 1963 Covered by (3 artists)

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
Adios and Farewell, My Lover Ben Raleigh Adiós Mariquita Linda Covered by Dorothy Lamour with Orchestra directed by Eddie Durant
Don't Want Your Letters Ben Raleigh Return to Sender Gerri Granger
Right or Wrong Ben Raleigh Lacrima Frankie Randall
Tell Tommy I Miss Him Jeff Barry, Ben Raleigh Tell Laura I Love Her Marilyn Michaels Covered by (2 artists)