Allan Roberts

March 12, 1905
January 14, 1966
United States
00026245895 32 works
Composer, lyricist, arranger and performer from Brooklyn. Allan Roberts wrote several highly popular songs recorded by Ella Fitzgerald, The Ink Spots, the Andrews Sisters, Bing Crosby, and other top recording artists.


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Songs written by Allan Roberts

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
A Fool Grows Wise Robert Allen, Allan Roberts Herb Jeffries with Orchestra directed by Dick Hazard January 17, 1951 Covered by Ink Spots
Amado mio Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts Rita Hayworth [dubbed by Anita Ellis] Covered by (33 artists)
Angelina (The Waitress at the Pizzeria) Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts Louis Prima and His Orchestra April 1944 Covered by (10 artists)
A Tender Word Will Mend It All Allan Roberts, Doris Fisher The Four King Sisters with Buddy Cole and His Orchestra 1945 Unverified
Baby Has Gone Bye Bye Robert Allen, Allan Roberts George Maharis October 12, 1962 Unverified
Calico Sal Irving Gordon, Allan Roberts Ethel Merman with Frankie Froba and His Gang 1950 Covered by (2 artists)
Either It's Love or It Isn't Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts Covered by (13 artists)
Fifteen Years (And I'm Stll Serving Time) Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts Erskine Hawkins and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Jimmy Mitchell April 23, 1945 Covered by (2 artists)
Fla-Ga-La-Pa Roy Alfred, Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts Timmie Rogers with Al "Stomp Russell Trio; Lucky Thompson; Johnny Otis September 1945 Covered by (2 artists)
Good, Good, Good (That's You - That's You) Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts Miguelito Valdes January 15, 1945 Covered by (12 artists)
How Could You Do a Thing Like That to Me Allan Roberts, Tyree Glenn Harry James January 1954 Covered by (23 artists)
Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts Ink Spots and Ella Fitzgerald August 30, 1944 Covered by (55 artists)
Invitation to the Blues Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts, Arthur Gershwin Ella Mae Morse August 1944 Covered by (7 artists)
Kissin' Bug Boogie Robert Allen, Allan Roberts Jo Stafford with Paul Weston and His Orch. July 18, 1951 Covered by (4 artists)
Me, Myself and I Irving Gordon, Allan Roberts, Alvin Kaufman Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra June 15, 1937 Covered by (29 artists)
Please Don't Kiss Me Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts Anita Ellis 1948 Covered by (3 artists)
Put the Blame on Mame Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts Rita Hayworth [dubbed by Anita Ellis] Covered by (43 artists)
Rose of Santa Rosa Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston, Allan Roberts Tiny Hill and His Orchestra May 11, 1944 Covered by Bing Crosby and Bob Crosby and His Bob Cats - Vocal with The Chickadees and Orchestra
Ten Thousand Tears Allan Roberts Paul Evans April 1963 Covered by Bobby Helms
That Ole Devil Called Love Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts Billie Holiday November 8, 1944 Covered by (60 artists)
The Bride and Groom Polka Allan Roberts, Lester Lee Tony Martin and Chorus with Earle Hagen and His Orchestra April 1948 Covered by (4 artists)
Tired Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts Pearl Bailey - Orchestra under the direction of Mitchell Ayres April 24, 1945 Covered by (5 artists)
Up, Up, Up Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts Jack Smith and Orchestra March 1944 Covered by (2 artists)
What's the Good Word, Mister Bluebird Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston, Allan Roberts Covered by (4 artists)
You Always Hurt the One You Love Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts Mills Brothers February 27, 1944 Covered by (109 artists)
You Are Never Far Away from Me Robert Allen, Allan Roberts Ray Ellis and His Orchestra 1957 Covered by (5 artists)
You Can't See the Sun When You're Cryin' Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts Vaughn Monroe and His Orchestra December 1946 Covered by (6 artists)
You Opened My Eyes Walter Kent, Allan Roberts, Jules Loman Covered by (2 artists)

Adapted songs