Norman Gimbel

November 16, 1927
December 19, 2018
United States
00011911134 92 works
Prolific lyricist, who was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1984.


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Songs written by Norman Gimbel

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
A Day Our Love Has Put Together Norman Gimbel, Charles Fox Lori Lieberman July 1972 Covered by Anneli Pasanen
A House Full of Women Norman Gimbel, Charles Fox Lori Lieberman July 1973 Covered by Suzanne Stevens
A Man Ain't Supposed to Cry Frankie Laine, Norman Gimbel, Irving Reid Arthur Prysock July 23, 1951 Covered by (7 artists)
A Mighty Pretty Waltz Norman Gimbel, Al Hoffman Jeri Southern with Victor Young and His Orchestra June 1952 Covered by (4 artists)
And the Feeling's Good Norman Gimbel, Charles Fox Lori Lieberman July 1972 Covered by (7 artists)
A Place for Lovers Norman Gimbel, Manuel De Sica Ella Fitzgerald 1969 Covered by Jasmin Tabatabai
Are You Ready for the Summer Norman Gimbel, Elmer Bernstein Camp North Star Kids 1979 Covered by Apocalypse Hoboken
A Whale of a Tale Norman Gimbel, Al Hoffman Kirk Douglas with The Mellomen 1954 Covered by (2 artists)
Canadian Sunset Norman Gimbel, Eddie Heywood Hugo Winterhalter and His Orchestra May 1, 1956 Covered by (217 artists)
Chimney Smoke Norman Gimbel, Larry Coleman Stuart Foster accompanied by Dick Jacobs Orch. April 1952 Covered by Harry Belafonte with Orchestra and Chorus directed by Hugo Winterhalter
Deeply Norman Gimbel, Charles Fox Anson Williams February 25, 1977 Covered by Pink Lady
Flattery Norman Gimbel, Moose Charlap Rosemary Clooney and Jose Ferrer 1959 Covered by Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme
Girl Norman Gimbel, Charles Fox Davy Jones [GB] 1971 Covered by Sciflyer
Good Friend Norman Gimbel, Elmer Bernstein Mary MacGregor July 1979 Covered by Gail Blanco
Happy Days Norman Gimbel, Charles Fox Jimmy Haas, Ron Hicklin, Stan Farber, Jerry Whitman, Gary Garrett Covered by (27 artists)
I Got a Name Norman Gimbel, Charles Fox Jim Croce August 10, 1973 Covered by (33 artists)
It Didn't Come Easy Norman Gimbel, Charles Fox Lori Lieberman July 1973 Covered by Jack Jones
It Goes Like It Goes Norman Gimbel, David Shire Jennifer Warnes REC,BRD, Glen Campbell REL 1979 Covered by (15 artists)
It Was My Father's Habit Norman Gimbel, Moose Charlap Moose Charlap February 1956 Covered by (2 artists)
Killing Me Softly with His Song Norman Gimbel, Charles Fox Lori Lieberman July 1972 Covered by (457 artists)
Land of Dreams Norman Gimbel, Eddie Heywood Hugo Winterhalter and His Orchestra 1954 Covered by (13 artists)
Love Among the Young Norman Gimbel, Alec Wilder Rosemary Clooney January 13, 1955 Covered by (5 artists)
Love Eyes Norman Gimbel, Moose Charlap Ralph Young - Orchestra under the direction of Stanley Lebowsky 1958 Covered by (3 artists)
Making Our Dreams Come True Norman Gimbel, Charles Fox Cyndi Grecco BRD,REL 1976 Covered by (15 artists)
Never Before Norman Gimbel, Moose Charlap Julienne Marie - Orchestra under the direction of Stanley Lebowsky 1958 Covered by Connie Francis - Orchestra and Chorus under the direction of Leroy Holmes
Once Before I Die Norman Gimbel, Ralph London
Popi Norman Gimbel, Dominic Frontiere Dominic Frontiere 1969 Covered by (6 artists)
Pufnstuf Norman Gimbel, Charles Fox Jack Wild June 1970 Covered by (3 artists)
Ready to Take a Chance Again Norman Gimbel, Charles Fox Barry Manilow 1978 Covered by (17 artists)
Ricochet (Rick-O-Shay) Norman Gimbel, Joe Darion, Larry Coleman Teresa Brewer - With Orchestra directed by Jack Pleis REC, Vicki Young with Orchestra conducted by Dave Cavanaugh REL July 10, 1953 Covered by (11 artists)
Tennessee Wig Walk Norman Gimbel, Larry Coleman Bonnie Lou May 18, 1953 Covered by (8 artists)
That Night Lalo Schifrin, Norman Gimbel Lalo Schifrin - Vocal: Sally Stevens January 5, 1968 Covered by (6 artists)
The Kangaroo Les Paul, Norman Gimbel Les Paul October 12, 1953 Covered by Tom Principato & Pete Kennedy with Steve Wolf
Then Only Then Norman Gimbel, Adella Altman Walter Jackson 1963 Covered by (3 artists)
The Song of Santa Vittoria (Stay) Norman Gimbel, Ernest Gold Ernest Gold and Sergio Franchi 1969 Covered by (2 artists)
Together (He Closes His Eyes) Norman Gimbel, Charles Fox O. C. Smith November 1976 Covered by Siw Malmkvist
We Could Have It All Norman Gimbel, Charles Fox Maureen McGovern February 1980 Covered by (2 artists)
Where Are You Burt Bacharach, Norman Gimbel Burt Bacharach 1977 Covered by (2 artists)
Wonder Woman Norman Gimbel, Charles Fox John Bähler Covered by (2 artists)

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
Alphabet Norman Gimbel Sambou sambou The G/9 Group
Amazing Norman Gimbel Sonata Peggy Lee Covered by (2 artists)
A Slow Hot Wind Norman Gimbel Lujon Johnny Hartman Covered by (42 artists)
Bluesette Norman Gimbel Bluesette Sarah Vaughan Covered by (64 artists)
Constant Rain Norman Gimbel Chove chuva Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 Covered by (8 artists)
For Me Norman Gimbel, Edu Lobo Arrastão Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 Covered by (3 artists)
Goodbye Sadness Norman Gimbel Tristeza Astrud Gilberto - Walter Wanderley Covered by (8 artists)
Ho Ba La La Norman Gimbel Hô-bá-lá-lá Wanda de Sah Covered by (4 artists)
How Insensitive Norman Gimbel Insensatez Peggy Lee - Orchestra conducted by Max Bennett Covered by (194 artists)
I'll Take a Chance Norman Gimbel Pra Que Chorar The G/9 Group
It Was Me Norman Gimbel C'était moi Tony Bennett Covered by Donna Byrne
I Will Follow Him Norman Gimbel, Arthur Altman Chariot Little Peggy March - Orchestra conducted by Sammy Lowe Covered by (41 artists)
I Will Wait for You Norman Gimbel Les parapluies de Cherbourg Steve Lawrence Covered by (128 artists)
Jazz 'n' Samba Norman Gimbel Só danço samba Milt Jackson - Vocals by Lillian Clark Covered by (6 artists)
Laia Ladaia Norman Gimbel Reza Oscar Brown Jr. & Luiz Henrique Covered by (11 artists)
Let Go Norman Gimbel Canto de Ossanha Carol Burnett-Martha Raye Covered by (9 artists)
Let Me Norman Gimbel Deixa Wanda de Sah featuring The Sergio Mendes Trio Covered by (5 artists)
Live for Life Norman Gimbel Vivre pour vivre Jack Jones - Arranged and conducted by Marty Paich Covered by (20 artists)
Love and Learn Norman Gimbel Qui es-tu ? Barbra Streisand
Maria Quiet Norman Gimbel Maria moita Astrud Gilberto - Arranged and conducted by Gil Evans
Meditation Norman Gimbel Meditação Pat Boone Covered by (99 artists)
Non-Stop to Brazil Norman Gimbel, Matt Dubey Non-Stop to Brazil Astrud Gilberto Covered by (5 artists)
Only Love Norman Gimbel L'amour en héritage Nana Mouskouri Covered by (8 artists)
Say No More Norman Gimbel Mas que nada Rita Reys and The Pim Jacobs Orchestra
Song of the Sabia Norman Gimbel Sabiá Antonio Carlos Jobim with Orchestra conducted by Claus Ogerman Covered by (3 artists)
So Nice (Summer Samba) Norman Gimbel Samba de verão Wanda de Sah featuring The Sergio Mendes Trio Covered by (92 artists)
Sway Norman Gimbel Quién será Dean Martin with Orchestra conducted by Dick Stabile REC, Bob Carroll - Orch. under the Direction of Frank De Vol REL Covered by (180 artists)
Sweet Happy Life Norman Gimbel Samba de Orfeu Wanda de Sah Covered by (10 artists)
(Take Me to) Aruanda Norman Gimbel Aruanda Astrud Gilberto Covered by (3 artists)
The Girl from Ipanema Norman Gimbel Garota de Ipanema Stan Getz & João Gilberto featuring Antônio Carlos Jobim Covered by (297 artists)
The Telephone Song Norman Gimbel Telefone The New Stan Getz Quartet featuring Astrud Gilberto Covered by (10 artists)
The Touch Norman Gimbel Le grisbi Betty Johnson Covered by (3 artists)
Today, Tomorrow Norman Gimbel Boa Palavra Petula Clark
Too Good Norman Gimbel Trop beau Robert Goulet - Arr. and cond. by Sid Ramin Covered by Gilbert Bécaud - Orchestra conducted by Raymond Bernard
Viva Tirado Norman Gimbel Viva Tirado The Midas Touch Covered by (2 artists)
Watch What Happens Norman Gimbel Récit de Cassard The Royalettes featuring Sheila Ross Covered by (134 artists)
Water to Drink Norman Gimbel Água de Beber Wanda de Sah Covered by (49 artists)
You'll See Norman Gimbel Crois-moi, ça durera Gilbert Bécaud - Orchestra conducted by Raymond Bernard Covered by Nat King Cole