Ray Henderson

Ray Henderson
Real name
Raymond Brost
Born
December 1, 1896
Died
December 31, 1970
Country
United States
IPI
00040155327
Comments
Tin Pan Alley composer and piano accompanist to Vaudeville song and dance acts.
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Songs written by Ray Henderson

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Alabamy Bound Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Bud Green Lucille Hegamin 1925 Covered by Sara Martin
Black Bottom Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Johnny Hamp's Kentucky Serenaders September 1926 Covered by (6 artists)
Button up Your Overcoat Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Jack Haley and Zelma O'Neal January 9, 1929 Covered by (47 artists)
Bye Bye Blackbird Ray Henderson, Mort Dixon Sam Lanin's Dance Orchestra 1926 Covered by (265 artists)
Don't Bring Lulu Ray Henderson, Billy Rose, Lew Brown Billy Jones and Ernest Hare 1925 Covered by (5 artists)
Don't Tell Her (What Happened to Me) Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Covered by (4 artists)
Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue (Has Anybody Seen My Girl) Ray Henderson, Joe Young, Sam Lewis Sam Lanin and His Orchestra 1925 Covered by (43 artists)
Good News Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Zelma O'Neal September 6, 1927 Covered by (3 artists)
(Here Am I) Broken Hearted Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra 1927 Covered by (5 artists)
If I Had a Talking Picture of You Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Johnny Hamp's Kentucky Serenaders - Vocal refrain by Don Howard October 25, 1929 Covered by (16 artists)
I'm a Dreamer (Aren't We All) Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Janet Gaynor October 3, 1929 Covered by (17 artists)
I'm Sitting on Top of the World Ray Henderson, Joe Young, Sam Lewis Sam Lanin's Dance Orchestra 1926 Covered by (30 artists)
It All Depends on You Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Al Jolson January 7, 1925 Covered by (39 artists)
I Want to Be Bad Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Zelma O'Neal January 9, 1929 Covered by (5 artists)
Just a Memory Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra November 1927 Covered by (5 artists)
Just Imagine Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Ruth Mayon & Mary Lawlor September 6, 1927 Covered by (8 artists)
Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Ben Bernie and His Orchestra 1931 Covered by (43 artists)
Lucky Day Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown George Olsen and His Music September 1926 Covered by (4 artists)
My Lucky Star Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Jack Barker January 9, 1929 Covered by (4 artists)
My Sin Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Charles W. Hamp 1929 Covered by (25 artists)
Sonny Boy Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Al Jolson, Lew Brown Al Jolson September 19, 1928 Covered by (47 artists)
Sunny Side Up Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Janet Gaynor October 3, 1929 Covered by (7 artists)
That Old Gang of Mine Ray Henderson, Mort Dixon, Billy Rose Billy Murray-Ed Smalle September 1923 Covered by (11 artists)
The Best Things in Life Are Free Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Mary Lawlor and John Price Jones September 6, 1927 Covered by (75 artists)
The Birth of the Blues Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Irving Abrams & His Orchestra 1926 Covered by (93 artists)
The Thrill Is Gone Ray Henderson, Lew Brown Rudy Vallee & Everett Marshall September 14, 1931 Covered by (101 artists)
The Varsity Drag Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown George Olsen and His Music - Vocals refrain by Fran Frey 1927 Covered by (43 artists)
Together Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Nick Lucas 1928 Covered by (28 artists)
You're in Love with Every One (But the One Who's in Love with You) Ray Henderson, Mort Dixon Arthur Lange and His Orchestra 1924 Covered by (6 artists)
You're the Cream in My Coffee Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Ona Munson and Jack Whiting October 10, 1928 Covered by (47 artists)

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
Button Up Your Coat - Honky Tonk Tribute to DeSylva, Brown, & Henderson and Others Patty Stone 1957 Spin-O-Rama
Good News Teresa Brewer and the World's Greatest Jazz Band of Yank Lawson & Bob Haggart 1974 RCA Victor
Just Imagine - The Music of DeSylva, Brown & Henderson Keith Ingham & Marty Grosz 1995 Stomp Off Records
Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries Howard McGhee 1957 Bethlehem Records
The Best Things in Life Are Free: - Music from the 20th Century-Fox Cinemascope Musical Lionel Newman and His Orchestra 1956 Liberty
Together - The Music of De Sylva, Brown and Henderson Robert Farnon and His Orchestra January 1957 Decca