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 Ben Weisman, Richard Germinaro, Evie Sands Arthur Prysock 1977 Covered by (5 artists)
We Call on Him Ben Weisman, Sid Wayne, Fred Karger Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires March 26, 1968 Covered by Hubbas
Twenty Days and Twenty Nights Clive Westlake, Ben Weisman Elvis Presley December 1970 Covered by (4 artists)
Tiger Lily Ben Weisman, Aaron Schroeder 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 Sid Wayne, Ben Weisman Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires June 1967 Covered by (2 artists)
The Night Has a Thousand Eyes Dotty Wayne, Marilyn Garrett, Ben Weisman Bobby Vee with The Johnny Mann Singers November 1962 Covered by (12 artists)
Summer Kisses, Winter Tears Jack Lloyd, Fred Wise, Ben Weisman Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires April 21, 1961 Covered by (5 artists)
Spinout Dee Fuller, Ben Weisman, Sid Wayne 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 Dolores Fuller, Fred Wise, Ben Weisman 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 Ben Weisman, Fred Wise 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 Richard Germinaro, Evie Sands, Ben Weisman 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 (4 artists)
It Feels So Right Ben Weisman, Fred Wise Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires April 6, 1960 Covered by (6 artists)
In My Way Ben Weisman, Fred Wise 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 (4 artists)
I Slipped, I Stumbled, I Fell Ben Weisman, Fred Wise Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires May 19, 1961 Covered by (5 artists)
I Love Makin' Love to You Richard Germinaro, Ben Weisman, Evie Sands 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 Sid Wayne, Ben Weisman 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 (25 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 Ben Weisman, Aaron Schroeder Elvis Presley October 19, 1956 Covered by (2 artists)
Fame and Fortune Ben Weisman, Fred Wise 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 Ben Weisman, Aaron Schroeder Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires June 20, 1957 Covered by (13 artists)
Don't Ask Me Why Ben Weisman, Fred Wise Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires June 10, 1958 Covered by (13 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 Ben Weisman, Fred Wise 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 Ben Weisman, Fred Wise 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 Dee Fuller, Fred Wise, Ben Weisman 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 Clive Westlake, Ben Weisman Dusty Springfield 1966 Covered by (3 artists)

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
Wooden Heart Bert Kaempfert, Kay Twomey, Fred Wise, Ben Weisman Muss i denn zum Städtele hinaus Elvis Presley Covered by (42 artists)
Let Me Go, Lover Ben Weisman, Fred Wise, 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 Buddy Kaye, Dolores Fuller, Ben Weisman Cindy, Gospel Train is Coming Covered by Elvis Presley
Almost Always True Fred Wise, Ben Weisman Alouette Elvis Presley