Richard A. Whiting

Richard A. Whiting
Real name
Richard Armstrong Whiting
Born
November 12, 1891
Died
October 2, 1938
Country
United States
IPI
00032843594
Comments
Composer of popular songs and film scores. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970. Whiting died of a heart attack at age 46 at the peak of his career.
Family
Margaret Whiting    Daughter
Margaret Young    Sister-in-Law
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Songs written by Richard A. Whiting

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
A Day Away from Town Gus Kahn, Richard A. Whiting, Tex Arnold Covered by (2 artists)
Ain't We Got Fun Gus Kahn, Richard A. Whiting, Raymond B. Egan Jack Norworth 1921 Covered by (19 artists)
Beyond the Blue Horizon Leo Robin, Richard A. Whiting, W. Franke Harling Jeanette MacDonald with Male Quartet and Orchestra 1930 Covered by (21 artists)
Breezin' Along with the Breeze Haven Gillespie, Seymour Simons, Richard A. Whiting Golden Gate Orchestra 1926 Covered by (38 artists)
Eadie Was a Lady B.G. DeSylva, Nacio Herb Brown, Richard A. Whiting Ethel Merman 1932 Covered by (3 artists)
Guilty Gus Kahn, Harry Akst, Richard A. Whiting Ruth Etting 1931 Covered by (28 artists)
Have You Got Any Castles, Baby? Johnny Mercer, Richard A. Whiting Jolly Corburn and His Orchestra August 1937 Covered by (13 artists)
Honey Haven Gillespie, Seymour Simons, Richard A. Whiting Fox-Trot with Vocal Chorus 1929 Covered by (13 artists)
Hooray for Hollywood Johnny Mercer, Richard A. Whiting Frances Langford & Johnnie "Scat" Davis 1937 Covered by (10 artists)
Japanese Sandman Richard A. Whiting, Raymond B. Egan Paul Whiteman and His Ambassador Orchestra September 1920 Covered by (24 artists)
Let's Go Native Richard A. Whiting, George Marion Jr. Jeanette McDonald and Jack Oakie August 16, 1930 Covered by (2 artists)
Louise Leo Robin, Richard A. Whiting Ben Pollack and His Park Central Orchestra 1929 Covered by (62 artists)
Miss Brown to You Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger, Richard A. Whiting Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra 1935 Covered by (23 artists)
My Future Just Passed Richard A. Whiting, George Marion Jr. Buddy Rogers & Kathryn Crawford May 30, 1930 Covered by (9 artists)
My Ideal Leo Robin, Richard A. Whiting, Newell Chase Maurice Chevalier 1930 Covered by (138 artists)
On the Good Ship Lollipop Richard A. Whiting, Sidney Clare Shirley Temple December 20, 1934 Covered by (19 artists)
She's Funny That Way Richard A. Whiting, Charles N. Daniels Gene Austin December 21, 1928 Covered by (114 artists)
Sleepy Time Gal Richard A. Whiting, Ange Lorenzo, Joseph Alden, Raymond B. Egan The Jazz Pilots 1925 Covered by (79 artists)
They Made It Twice as Nice as Paradise and They Called It Dixieland Richard A. Whiting, Raymond B. Egan Covered by (4 artists)
Till We Meet Again Richard A. Whiting, Raymond B. Egan Henry Burr & Albert Campbell 1918 Covered by (24 artists)
Too Marvelous for Words Johnny Mercer, Richard A. Whiting Ross Alexander March 6, 1937 Covered by (105 artists)
True Blue Lou Sam Coslow, Leo Robin, Richard A. Whiting Hal Skelly August 16, 1929 Covered by (9 artists)
Ukulele Lady Gus Kahn, Richard A. Whiting Irving Kaufman 1925 Covered by (18 artists)
When Did You Leave Heaven? Richard A. Whiting, Walter Bullock Tony Martin 1936 Covered by (35 artists)
You're an Old Smoothie B.G. DeSylva, Nacio Herb Brown, Richard A. Whiting Ethel Merman and Jack Haley 1932 Covered by (11 artists)

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
Timeless - Wendy Moten Sings Richard Whiting Wendy Moten May 27, 2014 Woodward Avenue
Too Marvelous for Words - A Tribute to Johnny Mercer and Richard Whiting Margaret Whiting 1980 Audiophile
Too Marvelous for Words - A Tribute to Johnny Mercer, Richard Whiting, Arthur Schwartz & Alec Wilder Margaret Whiting 1995 Audiophile