Roy Turk

Roy Turk
Real name
Roy Kenneth Turk
September 20, 1892
November 30, 1934
United States
00031191814 15 works
Songwriter and lyricist.
Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970
Fred E. Ahlert Frequent collaborator.


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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 (18 artists)
Aggravatin' Papa (Don't You Try to Two-Time Me) Roy Turk, J. Russel Robinson, Addy Britt Florence Mills Covered by (37 artists)
Are You Lonesome To-Night? Lou Handman, Roy Turk Charles Hart [US] May 9, 1927 Covered by (300 artists)
Beale Street Mama Roy Turk, J. Russel Robinson Lucille Hegamin and Her Blue Flame Syncopators September 1922 Covered by (33 artists)
Give Me a Little Kiss, Will Ya Huh? Roy Turk, Whispering Jack Smith, Maceo Pinkard Jack Smith (The Whispering Baritone) March 5, 1926 Covered by (14 artists)
I Don't Know Why (I Just Do) Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert Aristocrats September 1, 1931 Covered by (137 artists)
I'll Follow You Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert Ben Bernie and His Orchestra September 1, 1932 Covered by (10 artists)
I'll Get By (As Long as I Have You) Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert Nick Lucas "The Crooning Troubadour" December 19, 1928 Covered by (108 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 (4 artists)
I'm a Little Blackbird Looking for a Bluebird Roy Turk, Arthur Johnston, Grant Clarke, George W. Meyer Florence Mills Covered by (23 artists)
I'm Gonna Charleston Back to Charleston Lou Handman, Roy Turk California Ramblers June 9, 1925 Covered by (22 artists)
I Wonder What's Become of Joe Roy Turk, Maceo Pinkard Ethel Waters February 20, 1926 Covered by (11 artists)
Just Another Day Wasted Away (Waiting for You) Roy Turk, Charles Tobias Waring's Pennsylvanians - Vocal Refrain by Tom Waring June 2, 1927 Covered by (14 artists)
Love, You Funny Thing Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert Bing Crosby February 23, 1932 Covered by (10 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 (89 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 (255 artists)
My Sweetie Went Away Lou Handman, Roy Turk Bessie Smith November 1923 Covered by (3 artists)
Sweet Man Roy Turk, Maceo Pinkard Raderman's Roysterers August 26, 1925 Covered by (13 artists)
The Blues Have Got Me Roy Turk, Abner Silver Marion Harris October 3, 1924 Covered by (3 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 (167 artists)
Where the Blue of the Night Meets the Gold of the Day Bing Crosby, Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert Harold Richards November 12, 1931 Covered by (34 artists)