Harold Arlen

Harold Arlen
Real name
Hyman Arluck
February 15, 1905
April 23, 1986
United States
00001307353 81 works
Composer of music for popular songs, many of which have become standards, and scores for movies. Arlen also played piano and recorded as a big band vocalist, usually of his own songs.
He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1971 where he gained a Johnny Mercer Award in 1982. In 1997, he was inducted into the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame.
Member of
The Buffalodians
Sam Arlen Son
Jerry Arlen Brother


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Performances also appear on


Title Performer Release date Label
Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive Phil Wilson [1] and Paul Schmeling 1995 Seaside Recordings
A Harold Arlen Showcase Kenny Drew 1957 Judson
Alan Barnes and Brian Lemon Play Harold Arlen - A Sleepin' Bee Alan Barnes and Brian Lemon 1996 Zephyr Records [GB]
André Previn Plays Harold Arlen André Previn 1961 Contemporary
Any Place I Hang My Hat Is Home - The Arlen Songbook Jeff Cascaro & hr-Bigband May 23, 2014 Herzog Records
Arlen Plays Arlen - A Timeless Tribute to Harold Arlen Sam Arlen January 4, 2005 JoSam Records
At Home with Arlen Audrey Lavine September 2002 Ostinato
Blues in the Night Ellis Larkins 1952 Decca
Blues in the Night - Dick Hyman Plays Harold Arlen Dick Hyman 1990 MusicMasters
Bucky Pizzarelli & The Kennedy Brothers Play Harold Arlen Bucky Pizzarelli & The Kennedy Brothers 2008 Victoria Company
Bud Shank Sextet Plays Harold Arlen Bud Shank Sextet 1996 Jimco Records
Cal Tjader Plays Harold Arlen Cal Tjader 1962 Fantasy
Classic American Love Songs - Arlen Gershwin Weill Schwartz Carole Farley - John Constable 2007 Naxos
Come Rain or Come Shine - The Harold Arlen Songbook Sylvia McNair & André Previn May 1996 Philips
Diahann Carroll Sings Harold Arlen Songs Diahann Carroll with Ralph Burns and His Orchestra 1957 RCA Victor
Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Harold Arlen Song Book Ella Fitzgerald 1961 Verve Records
Great Songs from the Cotton Club by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler Maxine Sullivan 1984 Stash Records
Harold Arlen - Americanegro Suite plus Songs from Stage and Screen Judy Kaye with Peter Howard and the Premier Gospel Quartet 1990 Premier Recordings
Harold Arlen in Hollywood Rusty Dedrick and The Winds Of Change 1969 Monmouth Evergreen
Harold Arlen's Songs Richard Rodney Bennett 1983 Audiophile
Isabella Sings the Treasures of Harold Arlen Isabella Lundgren with Carl Bagge Trio, Special Guest Peter Asplund September 23, 2015 Spice of Life
I'Ve Got a Right to Sing the Blues - The Songs Harold Arlen Sir Roland Hanna - Carrie Smith 2002 IPO Recordings
I've Got the World on Six Strings Laurence Juber 2006 Solid Air Records
Julie Wilson Sings the Harold Arlen Songbook Julie Wilson [US] 1990 DRG Records
Larry McKenna Plays Harold Arlen - My Shining Hour Larry McKenna 1996 Alanna Records
Lee Wiley Sings Songs by Harold Arlen Lee Wiley and Eddie Condon 1942 Schirmer
Life's a Dance - The Songs of Harold Arlen Del-Louise Moyer, Dean Williamson 2001 Alyssum
Liza Pulman Sings Harold Arlen Liza Pulman with Gareth Williams November 10, 2014 First Night Records
Love Held Lightly - Rare Songs by Harold Arlen Peggy Lee with Keith Ingham and His Octet 1993 Angel
My Shining Hour - A Harold Arlen Songbook Weslia Whitfield 1997 HighNote
One More for the Road Toots Thielemans 2006 Verve Records
Oscar Peterson Plays Harold Arlen Oscar Peterson May 1955 Clef Records
Oscar Peterson Plays the Harold Arlen Songbook [reissue] Oscar Peterson 1960 Verve Records
Out of This World - Maureen McGovern Sings Arlen Maureen McGovern 1996 Sterling
Oz and Beyond - The Music of Harold Arlen Boston Gay Men's Chorus 1999 (self-released)
Pearl Bailey Sings the Songs She Loves... By Her Favorite Composer, Harold Arlen Pearl Bailey 1961 Roulette [US]
Phineas Newborn Jr. Plays Harold Arlen's Music from Jamaica Phineas Newborn Jr. 1957 RCA Victor
Play the Music of Harold Arlen Rossy & Kanan Quartet 2017 Swit
Portrait of Harold - The Harold Arlen Songbook Ralph Sharon Trio 1996 DRG Records
Rosemary Clooney Sings the Music of Harold Arlen Rosemary Clooney 1983 Concord Jazz
Sensitive to the Touch - The Music of Harold Arlen Jay Leonhart, Ken Peplowski, Ted Rosenthal, Grady Tate 2001 Lester Recording Catalog
Sing My Heart - The Songs of Harold Arlen KT Sullivan November 21, 1995 DRG Records
Sittin' on a Rainbow - The Music of Harold Arlen André Previn His Piano and Orchestra January 1963 Columbia
Spike Robinson/George Masso Play Arlen Spike Robinson and George Masso 1992 Hep Jazz
Stormy Weather - The Music of Harold Arlen various artists February 11, 2003 Sony Classical
Tal Farlow Plays the Music of Harold Arlen Tal Farlow 1960 Verve Records
The Music of Harold Arlen various artists 1955 Walden Records
The Wizard of Jazz - A Tribute to Harold Arlen Peter Hand Big Band featuring Houston Person 2009 Savant Records
The Wizard of Oz and Other Harold Arlen Songs Shorty Rogers and His Orchestra featuring The Giants 1959 RCA Victor
Tommy Flanagan Plays the Music of Harold Arlen Tommy Flanagan 1978 Inner City
Tom Wopat Sings Harold Arlen - Dissertation on the State of Bliss Tom Wopat February 2005 Sin-Drome Records
Vinnie Sperrazza, Jacob Sacks, Masa Kamaguchi ‎Play Harold Arlen Vinnie Sperrazza / Jacob Sacks / Masa Kamaguchi January 2021 Fresh Sound New Talent
Vintage & Rare: The Songs of Harold Arlen, Vol. 1 Ken Greves 2012 (self-released)
Written in the Stars Barbara Fasano October 24, 2006 Human Child Records