Edgar Leslie

December 31, 1885
January 22, 1976
United States
00017907185 41 works
Songwriter and charter member of ASCAP. Leslie also served several terms as an ASCAP director. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1972.


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Songs written by Edgar Leslie

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
A Little Bit Independent Joe Burke, Edgar Leslie Jimmy Carr and His Orchestra October 31, 1935 Covered by (24 artists)
All the Quakers Are Shoulder Shakers down in Quaker Town Bert Kalmar, Edgar Leslie, Pete Wendling Covered by (2 artists)
America, I Love You Edgar Leslie, Archie Gottler Sam Ash October 12, 1915 Covered by (14 artists)
Blue (And Broken Hearted) Lou Handman, Grant Clarke, Edgar Leslie Yerkes' S. S. Flotilla Orchestra June 1922 Covered by (39 artists)
By the River Sainte Marie Harry Warren, Edgar Leslie Lloyd Keating and His Music [Rich] – Vocal Chorus by Bill Coty February 9, 1931 Covered by (50 artists)
Come On Papa Harry Ruby, Edgar Leslie Elaine Gordon November 1918 Covered by (3 artists)
Crazy People Jimmy Monaco, Edgar Leslie Bennie Krueger & His Orch. – Vocal Chorus by Dick Robertson April 6, 1932 Covered by (18 artists)
Dirty Hands Dirty Face Grant Clarke, Al Jolson, Edgar Leslie, Jimmy Monaco Irving Kaufman - Selvin's Orchestra Accompaniment July 1923 Unverified
Ever Since You Told Me That You Loved Me (I'm a Nut! I'm a Nut!) Edgar Leslie, Jean Schwartz, Grant Clarke Eddie Morton with Orchestra August 13, 1913 Unverified
For Me and My Gal Edgar Leslie, George W. Meyer, E. Ray Goetz M.J. O'Connell January 1917 Covered by (123 artists)
Getting Some Fun Out of Life Joe Burke, Edgar Leslie Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra September 13, 1937 Covered by (27 artists)
He'd Have to Get Under - Get Out and Get Under Grant Clarke, Edgar Leslie, Maurice Abrahams Fred Douglas June 1914 Covered by (15 artists)
Home in Pasadena Harry Warren, Grant Clarke, Edgar Leslie Bennie Krueger's Orchestra January 11, 1924 Covered by (32 artists)
I'll Take Her Back if She Wants to Come Back Jimmy Monaco, Edgar Leslie Cliff Edwards (Ukelele Ike) December 10, 1924 Covered by (8 artists)
In a Little Gypsy Tea Room Joe Burke, Edgar Leslie Jan Garber and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Lee Bennett April 12, 1935 Covered by (17 artists)
It Looks Like Rain in Cherry Blossom Lane Joe Burke, Edgar Leslie The Street Singer (Arthur Tracy) 1937 Covered by (20 artists)
I Wake Up Smiling Fred E. Ahlert, Edgar Leslie Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians - Chorus by Carmen Lombardo February 16, 1933 Covered by (3 artists)
I Want to Be Alone with Mary Brown Edgar Leslie, Joseph G. Gilbert The Piccadilly Players [GB] May 1928 Covered by (2 artists)
Just Plain Folk Joseph G. Gilbert, Edgar Leslie Buddy Prince 1929 Unverified
Kansas City Kitty Walter Donaldson, Edgar Leslie Coon-Sanders Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by J. L. Sanders February 23, 1929 Covered by (43 artists)
Masculine Women Feminine Men Jimmy Monaco, Edgar Leslie Frank Harris (Irving Kaufman) January 29, 1926 Covered by (17 artists)
Me and Jane in a ‘Plane Edgar Leslie, Joseph G. Gilbert Jack Hylton and His Orchestra September 1927 Unverified
Me and the Man in the Moon Jimmy Monaco, Edgar Leslie Golden Gate Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Billy Murray October 20, 1928 Covered by (22 artists)
Midnight Blue Edgar Leslie, Joe Burke Roy Smeck and His Serenaders – Vocal Chorus by Donald King October 1936 Unverified
Mistakes Lawrence Wright, Edgar Leslie Covered by (12 artists)
Moon over Miami Joe Burke, Edgar Leslie Roy Smeck and His Serenaders – Vocal Chorus by Clark Ross December 11, 1935 Covered by (46 artists)
My Inspiration Is You Lawrence Wright, Edgar Leslie Covered by (23 artists)
My Troubles Are Over Jimmy Monaco, Edgar Leslie Hal Kemp and His Orchestra November 22, 1928 Covered by (10 artists)
Oh! You Million Dollar Doll Grant Clarke, Edgar Leslie, Maurice Abrahams Peerless Quartet October 1913 Covered by (2 artists)
On Treasure Island Joe Burke, Edgar Leslie Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Edyth Wright September 26, 1935 Covered by (39 artists)
Reaching for Some-One Walter Donaldson, Edgar Leslie Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra May 3, 1929 Covered by (17 artists)
Robins and Roses Joe Burke, Edgar Leslie Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra March 25, 1936 Covered by (17 artists)
Romance Walter Donaldson, Edgar Leslie John Boles November 15, 1929 Covered by (20 artists)
Rose of the Rio Grande Harry Warren, Edgar Leslie, Ross Gorman The Biltmore Society Orchestra (Hazay Natzy) October 1922 Covered by (48 artists)
Sadie Salome Go Home! Irving Berlin, Edgar Leslie Edward M. Favor 1909 Unverified
Shepherd of the Hills Lawrence Wright, Edgar Leslie Covered by (12 artists)
Souvenirs Lawrence Wright, Edgar Leslie The Kit-Cat Band - Directed by Al Starita REC, Jack Hylton and His Orchestra REL September 19, 1927 Covered by (100 artists)
'Tain't No Sin (To Dance Around in Your Bones) Walter Donaldson, Edgar Leslie Ben Selvin and His Orchestra January 7, 1930 Covered by (30 artists)
Take Me to the Land of Jazz Bert Kalmar, Edgar Leslie, Pete Wendling Irving and Jack Kaufman August 1919 Covered by (19 artists)
Take Your Girlie to the Movies (If You Can't Make Love at Home) Bert Kalmar, Edgar Leslie, Pete Wendling Irving Kaufman May 1919 Covered by (9 artists)
The Moon Was Yellow Fred E. Ahlert, Edgar Leslie Dorsey Brothers' Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Kay Weber September 28, 1934 Covered by (64 artists)
Tomorrow's Sunrise Edgar Leslie, Violinsky Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Bob Eberle 1942 Unverified
Tumble Down Cottage Of Dreams Edgar Leslie, Lawrence Wright Bert Firman's Dance Orchestra September 1927 Unverified
Wasting My Love on You Harry Warren, Edgar Leslie Tom Gerun and His Orchestra September 1, 1930 Covered by (15 artists)
Were You Foolin'? Fred E. Ahlert, Edgar Leslie Ted Fio Rito and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus Muzzy Marcellino October 19, 1934 Covered by Richard Himber and His Ritz-Carlton Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Joey Nash
What Cha Gonna Do When There Ain't No Jazz Edgar Leslie, Pete Wendling Esther Walker May 12, 1920 Covered by (4 artists)
When Ragtime Rosie Ragged the Rosary Edgar Leslie, Lewis F. Muir Covered by (5 artists)
When You Played the Organ and I Sang the Rosary Edgar Leslie, Joseph G. Gilbert Jack Hylton and His Orchestra August 19, 1927 Covered by (9 artists)
Whispering Pines Of Nevada Lawrence Wright, Edgar Leslie Barrington Hooper - Florence Oldham September 1927 Unverified