Jerome Kern

Jerome Kern
Real name
Jerome David Kern
Born
January 27, 1885
Died
November 11, 1945
Country
United States
IPI
00016121728
Comments
One of the most important American theater composers of the early 20th century, who wrote more than 700 songs, used in over 100 stage works,
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Songs written by Jerome Kern

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
A Fine Romance Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers August 27, 1936 Covered by (83 artists)
All in Fun Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Frances Mercer and Jack Whiting November 17, 1939 Covered by (9 artists)
All the Things You Are Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Hiram Sherman, Frances Mercer, Hollace Shaw, Ralph Stuart November 17, 1939 Covered by (464 artists)
All Through the Day Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Margaret Whiting With Carl Kress & His Orchestra 1946 Covered by (16 artists)
(And) I Am All Alone Jerome Kern, P.G. Wodehouse Rutherford Schoonmaker and Peggy Schoonmaker January 11, 1917 Covered by Rebecca Luker
Bill Jerome Kern, P.G. Wodehouse Mildred Fisher February 1, 1918 Covered by (48 artists)
Bojangles of Harlem Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields Fred Astaire 1936 Covered by (4 artists)
Can I Forget You Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Covered by (9 artists)
Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Helen Morgan December 27, 1927 Covered by (100 artists)
Can't Help Singing Jerome Kern, E.Y. Harburg Deanna Durbin 1944 Covered by (4 artists)
Dearly Beloved Johnny Mercer, Jerome Kern Fred Astaire & Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra November 19, 1942 Covered by (69 artists)
Don't Ask Me Not to Sing Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach Bob Hope October 1933 Covered by (2 artists)
Don't Ever Leave Me Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Helen Morgan and Robert Chisholm 1929 Covered by (23 artists)
D'ye Love Me Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach Marilyn Miller September 22, 1925 Covered by Margaret Whiting
Heaven in My Arms Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Jack Whiting, Frances Mercer, and Hollace Shaw 1939 Covered by (2 artists)
I Got Love Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields Lily Pons 1935 Covered by Rebecca Luker
I'll Be Hard to Handle Jerome Kern, Bernard Dougall Lyda Roberti November 18, 1933 Covered by (5 artists)
I'm Old Fashioned Johnny Mercer, Jerome Kern Fred Astaire & Nan Wynn November 19, 1942 Covered by (189 artists)
In Love in Vain Jerome Kern, Leo Robin Margaret Whiting 1946 Covered by (53 artists)
In the Heart of the Dark Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Hollace Shaw October 1939 Covered by (4 artists)
I've Told Ev'ry Little Star Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Walter Slezak November 8, 1932 Covered by (34 artists)
I Won't Dance Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach Adele Dixon April 1934 Covered by (79 artists)
Just Let Me Look at You Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields Irene Dunne May 6, 1938 Covered by (2 artists)
Let's Begin Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach George Murphy November 18, 1933 Covered by (14 artists)
Let's Say Good Night Till It's Morning Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach Mary Hay and Jack Donahue September 22, 1925 Covered by Jack Buchanan and Elsie Randolph
Long Ago and Far Away Jerome Kern, Ira Gershwin Gene Kelly & Martha Mears March 30, 1944 Covered by (134 artists)
Look for the Silver Lining Jerome Kern, B.G. DeSylva Marilyn Miller and Leon Errol December 8, 1919 Covered by (79 artists)
Lovely to Look At Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh Irene Dunne, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers March 8, 1935 Covered by (13 artists)
Make Believe Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Norma Terris and Howard Marsh December 27, 1927 Covered by (35 artists)
More and More Jerome Kern, E.Y. Harburg Deanna Durbin December 29, 1944 Covered by (7 artists)
My Husband's First Wife Jerome Kern, Irene Franklin Irene Franklin 1929 Covered by (2 artists)
Never Gonna Dance Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields Fred Astaire August 27, 1936 Covered by (6 artists)
Nobody Else but Me Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Helen Morgan December 27, 1927 Covered by (107 artists)
Ol' Man River Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Jules Bledsoe December 27, 1927 Covered by (148 artists)
Once in a Blue Moon Jerome Kern, Anne Caldwell Roy Hoyer, Evelyn Herbert, John Lambert, Francetta Malloy, Ruth White, and Girls November 6, 1923 Covered by (6 artists)
Pick Yourself Up Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers August 27, 1936 Covered by (87 artists)
Poor Pierrot Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach Peter Chambers and Lucette Valsy October 15, 1931 Covered by (2 artists)
Raggedy Ann Jerome Kern, Anne Caldwell Fred Stone, Dorothy Stone, John Lambert, and The Stepping Stones Cast November 6, 1923 Covered by Andrea Marcovicci
Remind Me Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields Peggy Moran October 30, 1940 Covered by (36 artists)
She Didn't Say Yes Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach Bettina Hall October 15, 1931 Covered by (16 artists)
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach Tamara November 18, 1933 Covered by (291 artists)
The Folks Who Live on the Hill Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Irene Dunne July 21, 1937 Covered by (110 artists)
The Last Time I Saw Paris Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Ann Sothern September 1, 1941 Covered by (42 artists)
The Song Is You Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Tullio Carminati October 17, 1932 Covered by (180 artists)
The Touch of Your Hand Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach Tamara and William Hain 1933 Covered by (5 artists)
The Way You Look Tonight Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields Fred Astaire August 27, 1936 Covered by (338 artists)
They Didn't Believe Me Jerome Kern, Herbert Reynolds Julia Sanderson and Donald Brian August 14, 1914 Covered by (72 artists)
Till the Clouds Roll By Jerome Kern, P.G. Wodehouse Anna Wheaton and Tom Powers February 20, 1917 Covered by (8 artists)
Whip-Poor-Will Jerome Kern, B.G. DeSylva Marilyn Miller and Irving Fisher December 8, 1919 Covered by (4 artists)
Who? Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach Marilyn Miller and Paul Frawley September 22, 1925 Covered by (18 artists)
Why Do I Love You? Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Norma Terris, Howard Marsh, Charles Winninger, Edna May Oliver December 27, 1927 Covered by (37 artists)
Why Was I Born? Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Helen Morgan 1929 Covered by (63 artists)
Yesterdays Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach Fay Templeton November 18, 1933 Covered by (350 artists)
You Couldn't Be Cuter Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields Irene Dunne May 6, 1938 Covered by (11 artists)
You Were Never Lovelier Johnny Mercer, Jerome Kern Fred Astaire November 19, 1942 Covered by Andrea Marcovicci

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
Dearly Beloved Marion Marlowe 1959 Stereo Spectrum Records
Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Jerome Kern Song Book Ella Fitzgerald 1963 Verve Records
I Got Love - Songs of Jerome Kern Rebecca Luker January 29, 2013 PS Classics
I Love Jerome Kern Kenny Drew 1957 Riverside
Jerome Kern Album Helen Merrill 1986 Victor [JP]
Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood various artists 1985 First Night Records
Jerome Kern Showboat Kenny Dorham Quintet January 1961 Time Records
Jerome Kern's Music various artists 1947 Capitol Records
Joni James Sings Songs by Jerome Kern and Songs by Harry Warren Joni James 1961 MGM
Just Kern Andrea Marcovicci June 1992 Elba
Kiri Sings Kern Kiri Te Kanawa March 16, 1993 Angel
Long Ago and Far Away - Kelly Harland Sings Jerome Kern Kelly Harland 2008 Origin Records
Margaret Whiting Sings the Jerome Kern Songbook Margaret Whiting 1960 Verve Records
Mike Wofford Quartet Plays Jerome Kern - Vol.2 Mike Wofford Quartet 1980 Discovery Records
Mike Wofford Trio Plays Jerome Kern - Vol.3 Mike Wofford Trio 1981 Discovery Records
New York Swing Tributes Jerome Kern New York Swing 1995 Lester Recording Catalog
Oscar Peterson Plays Jerome Kern Oscar Peterson August 1954 Clef Records
Plays Jerome Kern Derek Smith Trio 1981 Progressive Records
Plays Jerome Kern and No More Lucky Thompson 1963 Moodsville
Plays Jerome Kern - Vol.1 Mike Wofford Trio 1980 Discovery Records
Sandy Stewart Sings the Songs of Jerome Kern with Dick Hyman at the Piano Sandy Stewart with Dick Hyman 1985 Audiophile
Show Tunes of Jerome Kern Al Goodman and His Orchestra November 1940 Columbia
Silver Linings - Songs by Jerome Kern Joan Morris - William Bolcom 1984 Arabesque Recordings
Sure Thing - Rebecca Kilgore Sings the Music of Jerome Kern Rebecca Kilgore 2010 Audiophile
Sure Thing - The Jerome Kern Songbook Sylvia McNair & André Previn 1994 Philips
The Carioca - Songs of Vincent Youmans Volume 2 Joan Morris, William Bolcom, Robert White 1997 Arabesque Recordings
The Incomparable Jerome Kern Frank Chacksfield and His Orchestra & Chorus 1974 London Records
The Jerome Kern Collection Eric Parkin May 1994 Silva Screen
The Jerome Kern Songbook Betty Madigan March 1958 Coral
The Silver Lining - The Songs of Jerome Kern Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap October 2, 2015 Columbia
The Way You Look Tonight - The Romantic Songs of Jerome Kern Beegie Adair June 2004 Green Hill
Till the Clouds Roll By various artists 1946 MGM