Ben Weisman

Ben Weisman
Real name
Benjamin Weisman
Born
November 16, 1921
Died
May 20, 2007
Country
United States
Comments
Songwriter. Weisman wrote or co-wrote 57 songs covered by Elvis Presley - the most of any songwriter.
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Songs written by Ben Weisman

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
You Can Do It Evie Sands, Ben Weisman, Richard Germinaro Arthur Prysock 1977 Covered by (6 artists)
We Call on Him Ben Weisman, Sid Wayne, Fred Karger Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires March 26, 1968 Covered by (2 artists)
Twenty Days and Twenty Nights Ben Weisman, Clive Westlake Elvis Presley December 1970 Covered by (4 artists)
Tiger Lily Aaron Schroeder, Ben Weisman Doug Bragg October 1956 Covered by (2 artists)
This Is Living Fred Wise, Ben Weisman Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires August 28, 1962 Covered by Terry Mike Jeffrey
There Is So Much World to See Ben Weisman, Sid Wayne Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires June 1967 Covered by (2 artists)
The Night Has a Thousand Eyes Ben Weisman, Marilyn Garrett, Dotty Wayne Bobby Vee with The Johnny Mann Singers November 1962 Covered by (13 artists)
Summer Kisses, Winter Tears Fred Wise, Ben Weisman, Jack Lloyd Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires April 21, 1961 Covered by (6 artists)
Spinout Ben Weisman, Sid Wayne, Darrell Fuller Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires September 1966 Covered by (5 artists)
Slowly but Surely Ben Weisman, Sid Wayne Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires November 15, 1963 Covered by (6 artists)
Rock-A-Hula Baby Fred Wise, Ben Weisman, Dolores Fuller Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires October 20, 1961 Covered by (13 artists)
Riding the Rainbow Fred Wise, Ben Weisman Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires August 28, 1962 Covered by Les Carle
Pocketful of Rainbows Fred Wise, Ben Weisman Elvis Presley September 23, 1960 Covered by (12 artists)
Moonlight Swim Ben Weisman, Sylvia Dee Nick Noble 1957 Covered by (3 artists)
Love in the Afternoon Evie Sands, Ben Weisman, Richard Germinaro Barbra Streisand October 1974 Covered by (3 artists)
Let Us Pray Ben Weisman, Buddy Kaye Elvis Presley March 1971 Covered by Rick Saucedo
Lend Me Your Comb Fred Wise, Ben Weisman, Kay Twomey Carol Hughes with Hugo Peretti & His Orch. December 1957 Covered by (6 artists)
It Feels So Right Fred Wise, Ben Weisman Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires April 6, 1960 Covered by (6 artists)
In My Way Fred Wise, Ben Weisman Elvis Presley July 19, 1965 Covered by (12 artists)
I'll Never Know Ben Weisman, Sid Wayne, Fred Karger Elvis Presley June 1971 Covered by (2 artists)
I'll Be Back Ben Weisman, Sid Wayne Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires November 1966 Covered by (5 artists)
I Slipped, I Stumbled, I Fell Fred Wise, Ben Weisman Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires May 19, 1961 Covered by (5 artists)
I Love Makin' Love to You Evie Sands, Ben Weisman, Richard Germinaro Evie Sands February 1975 Covered by José Feliciano
I Got Lucky Fred Wise, Ben Weisman, Dolores Fuller Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires August 28, 1962 Covered by (6 artists)
Happy Ending Ben Weisman, Sid Wayne Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires April 1963 Covered by Thee Flanders
Got a Lot o' Livin' to Do Aaron Schroeder, Ben Weisman Elvis Presley June 20, 1957 Covered by (26 artists)
Fun in Acapulco Ben Weisman, Sid Wayne Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires and The Amigos November 15, 1963 Covered by (6 artists)
Forget Me Never Fred Wise, Ben Weisman Elvis Presley July 19, 1965 Covered by (2 artists)
Follow That Dream Fred Wise, Ben Weisman Elvis Presley April 1962 Covered by (14 artists)
First in Line Aaron Schroeder, Ben Weisman Elvis Presley October 19, 1956 Covered by (2 artists)
Fame and Fortune Fred Wise, Ben Weisman Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires March 23, 1960 Covered by (16 artists)
Easy Come, Easy Go Ben Weisman, Sid Wayne Elvis Presley March 1967 Covered by The Good Fellas
Don't Leave Me Now Aaron Schroeder, Ben Weisman Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires June 20, 1957 Covered by (14 artists)
Don't Ask Me Why Fred Wise, Ben Weisman Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires June 10, 1958 Covered by (14 artists)
Do the Clam Ben Weisman, Sid Wayne, Dolores Fuller Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires; Jubilee Four & Carol Lombard Trio February 9, 1965 Covered by Living Guitars
Danny Fred Wise, Ben Weisman Elvis Presley November 1978 Covered by (30 artists)
Cross My Heart and Hope to Die Ben Weisman, Sid Wayne Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires March 26, 1965 Covered by Tom Green
Crawfish Fred Wise, Ben Weisman Elvis Presley July 29, 1958 Covered by (20 artists)
Change of Habit Ben Weisman, Buddy Kaye Elvis Presley April 1970 Covered by (4 artists)
Beyond the Bend Fred Wise, Ben Weisman, Dolores Fuller Elvis Presley with The Mello Men April 1963 Covered by Tom Green
As Long as I Have You Fred Wise, Ben Weisman Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires July 15, 1958 Covered by (13 artists)
All I See Is You Ben Weisman, Clive Westlake Dusty Springfield 1966 Covered by (3 artists)

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
Wooden Heart Bert Kaempfert, Fred Wise, Ben Weisman, Kay Twomey Muss i denn zum Städtele hinaus Elvis Presley Covered by (42 artists)
Let Me Go, Lover Fred Wise, Ben Weisman, Kay Twomey Let Me Go, Devil Joan Weber Covered by (20 artists)
Clambake Ben Weisman, Sid Wayne Shortnin' Bread Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires Covered by The Dudley Manlove Quartet
Cindy, Cindy Ben Weisman, Buddy Kaye, Darrell Fuller Cindy, Gospel Train is Coming Covered by Elvis Presley
Almost Always True Fred Wise, Ben Weisman Alouette Elvis Presley