Fred E. Ahlert

Fred E. Ahlert
Real name
Frederick Emil Ahlert
September 19, 1892
October 20, 1953
United States
Popular songwriter. After graduating from Fordham Law School, Ahlert took a job as an arranger, began composing and in 1928 started his own publishing company.
Richard Ahlert Son
Roy Turk Frequent collaborator.


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Songs written by Fred E. Ahlert

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
I Don't Know Why (I Just Do) Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert Aristocrats 1931 Covered by (117 artists)
I Gave You Up Just Before You Threw Me Down Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, Fred E. Ahlert Covered by (5 artists)
I'll Follow You Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert Ben Bernie and His Orchestra 1932 Covered by (6 artists)
I'll Get By (As Long as I Have You) Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert Nick Lucas "The Crooning Troubadour" 1929 Covered by (89 artists)
I'll Never Ask for More Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert George Olsen and His Music - Vocal Refrain by Bob Borger 1929 Covered by (4 artists)
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter Joe Young [US1], Fred E. Ahlert "Fats" Waller and His Rhythm 1935 Covered by (178 artists)
Love, You Funny Thing Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert Bing Crosby 1932 Covered by (7 artists)
Mean to Me Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert Ben Bernie and His Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra 1929 Covered by (205 artists)
Take My Heart Joe Young [US1], Fred E. Ahlert Nat Brandwynne and His Stork Club Orchestra 1936 Covered by (7 artists)
The Moon Was Yellow Fred E. Ahlert, Edgar Leslie Bing Crosby with Georgie Stoll and His Orchestra 1934 Covered by (21 artists)
There's a Cradle in Carolina Joe Young [US1], Fred E. Ahlert, Sam Lewis Covered by (2 artists)
Walkin' My Baby Back Home Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert Broadway Syncopators 1930 Covered by (137 artists)
Where the Blue of the Night Meets the Gold of the Day Bing Crosby, Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert Harold Richards 1932 Covered by (24 artists)