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Al Hoffman

Al Hoffman
Real name
Al Hoffman
Born
September 25, 1902
Died
July 21, 1960
Country
United States
IPI
00014238416 70 works
00167379236 4 works
Affiliation
ASCAP
Comments
Russian-born American; he moved to Seattle with his family when he was six. Prominent songwriter in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Hoffman was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1984.

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Songs written by Al Hoffman

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes Mack David, Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston Ilene Woods - Orchestra conducted by P. Smith September 1949 Covered by (104 artists)
Allegheny Moon Al Hoffman, Dick Manning Patti Page May 14, 1956 Covered by (14 artists)
A Mighty Pretty Waltz Norman Gimbel, Al Hoffman Jeri Southern with Victor Young and His Orchestra June 1952 Covered by (4 artists)
Are You Really Mine Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore, Al Hoffman, Dick Manning Jimmie Rodgers with Hugo Peretti & His Orchestra July 1958 Covered by (3 artists)
Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear Milton Ager, Ed Nelson, Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart Jack Denny and His Orchestra January 8, 1932 Covered by (27 artists)
A Very Merry Un-Birthday (The Un-Birthday Song) Mack David, Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians - Vocal Chorus by Kenny Gardner and The Lombardo Trio January 18, 1951 Covered by (9 artists)
Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo Mack David, Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston Jo Stafford and Gordon MacRae October 31, 1949 Covered by (39 artists)
Black Coffee Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart, Maurice Sigler Covered by (8 artists)
Black-Eyed Susan Brown Herb Magidson, Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart Palais d'Or Orchestra - Vocal Chorus Bill Cody January 1933 Covered by (6 artists)
Chi-Baba Chi-Baba (My Bambino Go to Sleep) Mack David, Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston George Towne and His Orch. April 1947 Covered by (14 artists)
Choo-Choo Cha-Cha Al Hoffman, Dick Manning Eddy Howard and His Orchestra 1955 Covered by (2 artists)
Close to You Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston, Carl Lampl Frank Sinatra June 7, 1943 Covered by (14 artists)
Daydreams Al Hoffman, Dick Manning Covered by (3 artists)
Everything's in Rhythm with My Heart Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart, Maurice Sigler Ambrose and His Orchestra 1935 Covered by Big Ben Banjo Band with The Mike Sammes Singers
Everything Stops for Tea Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart, Maurice Sigler Jack Hylton's Orchestra December 4, 1935 Covered by (10 artists)
Felicia No Capicia Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston, Milton Drake Louis Prima and Orchestra June 1945 Covered by Louis Prima with Sam Butera & The Witnesses
Fit as a Fiddle Arthur Freed, Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart The Three Keys October 5, 1932 Covered by (20 artists)
Fuzzy Wuzzy Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston, Milton Drake Milt Herth Trio and The Jesters April 16, 1945 Covered by (2 artists)
Gilly Gilly Ossenfeffer Katzenellen Bogen by the Sea Al Hoffman, Dick Manning The Four Lads February 27, 1954 Covered by (10 artists)
Goodnight, Wherever You Are Al Hoffman, Dick Robertson, Frank Weldon Sonny Dunham and His Orchestra March 7, 1944 Covered by (4 artists)
Happy-Go-Lucky-You and Broken Hearted Me Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart, Jack Murray Smith Ballew & His Orch. April 21, 1932 Covered by (11 artists)
Heartaches Al Hoffman, John Klenner Jacques Renard & His Orchestra January 18, 1931 Covered by (98 artists)
Honolulu Lu Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore, Al Hoffman, Dick Manning Hugo & Luigi April 1959 Covered by Die Bestsellers
Honolulu Rock-a-Roll-a Al Hoffman, Dick Manning Moon Mullican with Boyd Bennett and His Rockets February 1956 Covered by (2 artists)
Hop, Skip and Jump Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston, Milton Drake, Stan Keller The Five DeMarco Sisters accompanied by Bud Freedman and His Orchestra October 1945 Covered by (2 artists)
I Apologize Ed Nelson, Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart Bing Crosby August 19, 1931 Covered by (32 artists)
I Can't Tell a Waltz from a Tango Al Hoffman, Dick Manning Patti Page with Jack Rael & His Orchestra September 1954 Covered by (2 artists)
If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked a Cake Bob Merrill, Al Hoffman, Al Trace Al Trace and His Orchestra December 1949 Covered by (22 artists)
I'm Gonna Live Till I Die Mann Curtis, Walter Kent, Al Hoffman Frankie Laine November 1950 Covered by (24 artists)
I'm in a Dancing Mood Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart, Maurice Sigler Ambrose and His Orchestra August 12, 1936 Covered by (15 artists)
In the Dim Dim Dawning Stanley Adams, Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Irene Taylor November 17, 1932 Covered by Corry Brokken with Orchestra directed by Jos Cleber
I Saw Stars Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart, Maurice Sigler Freddie Martin and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain Elmer Feldkamp August 3, 1934 Covered by (24 artists)
La plume de ma tante Al Hoffman, Dick Manning Hugo & Luigi April 1959 Covered by (3 artists)
Little Man You've Had a Busy Day Mabel Wayne, Al Hoffman, Maurice Sigler Covered by (61 artists)
Mairzy Doats and Dozy Doats Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston, Milton Drake Al Trace and His Silly Symphonists 1943 Covered by (33 artists)
Makin' Love Al Hoffman, Dick Manning, Irving Fields Billy Raymond June 1958 Covered by (2 artists)
Mama, Teach Me to Dance Al Hoffman, Dick Manning Eydie Gorme with Sid Feller His Orchestra & Chorus July 1956 Covered by (7 artists)
Mi casa, su casa (My House Is Your House) Al Hoffman, Dick Manning Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres Orchestra and The Ray Charles Singers February 1957 Covered by (2 artists)
Moon Talk Al Hoffman, Dick Manning Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres' Orch. and The Ray Charles Singers March 1958 Covered by Rikki Henderson - Accompaniment by Ken Jones
O Dio Mio Al Hoffman, Dick Manning Annette [US2] (Annette Funicello) January 1960 Covered by (5 artists)
Oh, Oh, I'm Falling in Love Again Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore, Al Hoffman, Dick Manning Jimmie Rodgers with Hugo Peretti & His Orchestra December 1957 Covered by (4 artists)
Papa Loves Mambo Al Hoffman, Dick Manning, Bix Reichner Johnnie Ray August 24, 1954 Covered by (27 artists)
Rose of Santa Rosa Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston, Allan Roberts Tiny Hill and His Orchestra May 11, 1944 Covered by Bing Crosby and Bob Crosby and His Bob Cats - Vocal with The Chickadees and Orchestra
Santo Natale (Merry Christmas) Al Hoffman, Dick Manning, Belle Nardone David Whitfield with Stanley Black and His Orchestra November 1954 Covered by (7 artists)
Secretly Al Hoffman, Dick Manning, Mark Markwell Jimmie Rodgers [US2] April 1958 Covered by (6 artists)
She Broke My Heart in Three Places Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston, Milton Drake Hoosier Hot Shots March 23, 1944 Covered by Spike Jones & His City Slickers
So This Is Love Mack David, Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston Ilene Woods and Mike Douglas - Orchestra conducted by P. Smith 1950 Covered by (31 artists)
Takes Two to Tango Al Hoffman, Dick Manning Pearl Bailey with Orchestra directed by Don Redman July 24, 1952 Covered by (14 artists)
Teasin' Al Hoffman, Irving Fields Covered by (4 artists)
The Real Thing Al Hoffman, Dick Manning The Four Lads August 3, 1959 Covered by (4 artists)
There Is No Cure for L'Amour Al Hoffman, Dick Manning Eartha Kitt with Henri René and His Orchestra May 1956 Covered by Vieno Kekkonen
There Isn't Any Limit to My Love Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart, Maurice Sigler Covered by (4 artists)
The Work Song Mack David, Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston Covered by (3 artists)
Thirteen Going on Fourteen Al Hoffman, Dick Manning The Crew-Cuts July 13, 1956 Covered by The High School Four
This'll Make You Whistle Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart, Maurice Sigler Covered by (6 artists)
What's the Good Word, Mister Bluebird Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston, Allan Roberts Covered by (4 artists)
Where Will the Dimple Be? Bob Merrill, Al Hoffman Rosemary Clooney with The Mellomen & Buddy Cole Quartet February 1955 Covered by (5 artists)
Who Walks In When I Walk Out Al Hoffman, Ralph Freed, Al Goodhart Covered by (39 artists)
Why Don't You Practice What You Preach Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart, Maurice Sigler Ted Wilson & His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Audry Blane June 21, 1934 Covered by Casey MacGill and The High Five
You Can't Be True to Two Al Hoffman, Dick Manning Dave King with The Roland Shaw Orchestra and The Keynotes March 1956 Covered by (2 artists)
You Make Nice Al Hoffman, Dick Manning Dave King with The Roland Shaw Orchestra October 1956 Covered by (3 artists)
You're Gonna See a Lot of Me Mann Curtis, Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart George Hall & His Orchestra November 21, 1938 Covered by (4 artists)
You're Not Living in Vain Al Hoffman, Abner Silver Mahalia Jackson - Orchestra conducted by Ray Ellis November 14, 1955 Covered by (2 artists)

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
Do You Love Me Like You Kiss Me Al Hoffman, Dick Manning Scapricciatiello Covered by (3 artists)
Gotta Lotta Love Al Hoffman, Dick Manning Ciribiribin Annette [US2] (Annette Funicello) Covered by (4 artists)
Ha! Ha! Ha! Al Hoffman, Dick Manning Chella llà Covered by (4 artists)
Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom) Al Hoffman, Dick Manning España Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra and The Ray Charles Singers Covered by (9 artists)
Kiss Me and Kiss Me and Kiss Me Al Hoffman, Dick Manning Tre volte baciami Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra and The Ray Charles Singers
None but the Lonely Heart Mack David, Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston Нет, только тот, кто знал, Op. 6, No. 6, Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt [poem] Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Stuart Foster Covered by (2 artists)
The Hawaiian Wedding Song Al Hoffman, Dick Manning Ke Kali Nei Au Trapp Family Singers Covered by (50 artists)
There's No Tomorrow Al Hoffman, Leo Corday, Leon Carr 'O sole mio Tony Martin Covered by (7 artists)
The Story of a Starry Night Mann Curtis, Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston Симфония № 6 (Патетическая) (Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74, Pathétique) Glenn Miller and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Ray Eberle Covered by (13 artists)
Torero Al Hoffman, Dick Manning Torero The Andrews Sisters Covered by (4 artists)