Roy Turk

Real name
Roy Kenneth Turk
September 20, 1892
November 30, 1934
United States
00031191814 35 works
Songwriter and lyricist.
Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970
Fred E. Ahlert Frequent collaborator.


Added by Bastien

Songs written by Roy Turk

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
After My Laughter Came Tears Roy Turk, Charles Tobias Harmony Trio October 1927 Covered by (25 artists)
Aggravatin' Papa (Don't You Try to Two-Time Me) Roy Turk, J. Russel Robinson, Addy Britt Florence Mills PRF, Lucille Hegamin and Her Blue Flame Syncopators REC July 17, 1922 Covered by (47 artists)
Are You Lonesome To-Night? Lou Handman, Roy Turk Charles Hart [US] May 9, 1927 Covered by (331 artists)
Beale Street Mama Roy Turk, J. Russel Robinson Lucille Hegamin and Her Blue Flame Syncopators September 1922 Covered by (40 artists)
Give Me a Little Kiss, Will Ya Huh? Roy Turk, Whispering Jack Smith, Maceo Pinkard Ed Smalle February 8, 1926 Covered by (41 artists)
I Don't Know Why (I Just Do) Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert Sleepy Hall and His Collegians [Red Nichols] August 24, 1931 Covered by (161 artists)
If You Do What You Do Eddie Cantor, Lou Handman, Roy Turk Eddie Cantor with "The Georgians" direction of Frank Guarente January 4, 1924 Covered by (3 artists)
I'll Be in My Dixie Home Again Tomorrow Roy Turk, J. Russel Robinson Arthur Lange's Orchestra August 22, 1922 Covered by (21 artists)
I'll Follow You Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert Ben Bernie and His Orchestra September 1, 1932 Covered by (13 artists)
I'll Get By (As Long as I Have You) Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert Ted Wallace & His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by The Radio Imps November 30, 1928 Covered by (145 artists)
I'll Never Ask for More Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert George Olsen and His Music - Vocal Refrain by Bob Borger January 8, 1929 Covered by (5 artists)
I'm a Little Blackbird Looking for a Bluebird Roy Turk, Arthur Johnston, Grant Clarke, George W. Meyer Florence Mills October 29, 1924 Covered by (24 artists)
I'm Gonna Charleston Back to Charleston Lou Handman, Roy Turk California Ramblers REC, Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by C. A. Coon and J. L. Sanders REL June 9, 1925 Covered by (23 artists)
I Wish I Had My Old Gal Back Again Roy Turk Foster Richardson (Foster Richardson) November 1926 Unverified
I Wonder What's Become of Joe Roy Turk, Maceo Pinkard Ethel Waters February 20, 1926 Covered by (13 artists)
Just Another Day Wasted Away (Waiting for You) Roy Turk, Charles Tobias Covered by (31 artists)
Love, You Funny Thing Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert Art Kahn's Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Elmer Feldkamp February 20, 1932 Covered by (23 artists)
Mandy, Make Up Your Mind Roy Turk, Arthur Johnston, Grant Clarke, George W. Meyer Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra September 15, 1924 Covered by (137 artists)
Mean to Me Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert Ben Bernie and His Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Scrappy Lambert February 10, 1929 Covered by (317 artists)
My Sweetie Went Away Lou Handman, Roy Turk Howard Lanin's Arcadia Orchestra May 25, 1923 Covered by (57 artists)
Navy Blues Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert Waring's Pennsylvanians - Vocal Refrain by Clare Hanlon and Chorus December 14, 1929 Covered by (7 artists)
Nothin' Lou Handman, Roy Turk Nat Shilkret and The Victor Orchestra – Vocal Refrain by Gene Austin September 15, 1927 Covered by (2 artists)
Sam Jones' Blues Roy Turk, Al Bernard, J. Russel Robinson Lucille Hegamin and The Dixie Daisies August 1923 Covered by (5 artists)
Someone Is Losin' Susan Roy Turk, George W. Meyer Seven Little Polar Bears (Harry Reser) March 29, 1926 Covered by (11 artists)
Sweet Man Roy Turk, Maceo Pinkard Raderman's Roysterers REC, Sam Lanin and His Orchestra (Vocal Chorus, Arthur Hall) REL August 26, 1925 Covered by (22 artists)
The Blues Have Got Me Roy Turk, Abner Silver Marion Harris October 3, 1924 Covered by (3 artists)
There's A Rickety Rackety Shack Charles Tobias, Roy Turk Vaughn De Leath, Ed Smalle (Ed Smalle, Vaughn De Leath) 1927 Unverified
Two Time Dan Roy Turk, J. Russel Robinson Arthur Lange's Orchestra March 26, 1923 Covered by (8 artists)
Two Ton Tessie Lou Handman, Roy Turk Covered by (9 artists)
Walkin' My Baby Back Home Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert Broadway Syncopators May 1930 Covered by (202 artists)
Where the Blue of the Night Meets the Gold of the Day Bing Crosby, Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert D'Orsay Dance Orch. – Vocal Chorus by Le Dandy November 10, 1931 Covered by (53 artists)