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Paul Francis Webster

Paul Francis Webster
Born
December 20, 1907
Died
March 18, 1984
Country
United States
IPI
00032616016 77 works
Comments
Lyricist, who was nominated 16 times for the Academy Awards' Best Song category winning the Oscar on three occasions. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1972.

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Songs written by Paul Francis Webster

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
A Certain Smile Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster Sunny Gale May 1958 Covered by (53 artists)
Anastasia Paul Francis Webster, Alfred Newman Pat Boone - Orchestra & Chorus directed by Billy Vaughn November 10, 1956 Covered by (13 artists)
April Love Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster Pat Boone September 15, 1957 Covered by (44 artists)
A Time for Love Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster Janet Leigh [dubbed by Jackie Ward] Covered by (213 artists)
A Very Precious Love Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster Covered by (25 artists)
A World of Whispers Percy Faith, Paul Francis Webster Percy Faith His Orchestra and Chorus July 1967 Covered by Martin Denny
Ballad of the Alamo Dimitri Tiomkin, Paul Francis Webster Marty Robbins October 17, 1960 Covered by (2 artists)
Baltimore Oriole Hoagy Carmichael, Paul Francis Webster Hoagy Carmichael Covered by (70 artists)
Beloved Paul Francis Webster, Nicholas Brodszky Mario Lanza with Orchestra and Chorus under the Direction of Constantine Callinicos 1954 Covered by (2 artists)
Bigger Than Texas Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster Tommy Sands November 3, 1958 Covered by Towa Carson
Billy-a-Dick Hoagy Carmichael, Paul Francis Webster Hoagy Carmichael and Orchestra September 1945 Covered by (2 artists)
Black Coffee Paul Francis Webster, Sonny Burke [US1] Sarah Vaughan - Orchestra under the direction of Joe Lipman January 10, 1949 Covered by (198 artists)
Blowing Wild Dimitri Tiomkin, Paul Francis Webster Frankie Laine July 7, 1953 Covered by The Rocky Mountains Ol' Time Stompers
Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief Hoagy Carmichael, Paul Francis Webster Betty Hutton with Paul Weston and His Orchestra 1945 Covered by (8 artists)
Friendly Persuasion Dimitri Tiomkin, Paul Francis Webster Pat Boone with Orchestra July 1956 Covered by (25 artists)
Honey-Babe Paul Francis Webster, Max Steiner Art Mooney and His Orchestra October 8, 1954 Covered by Cyril Stapleton and His Orchestra featuring Gordon Langhorn
How It Lies, How It Lies, How It Lies! Paul Francis Webster, Sonny Burke [US1] Connie Hains with Four Hits and a Miss February 18, 1949 Covered by (6 artists)
If You Wanna See Mamie Tonight Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster The Ames Brothers with Hugo Winterhalter and His Orchestra March 1956 Covered by Kipparikvartetti ja Georg de Godzinsky orkestereineen
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster Ivie Anderson Covered by (458 artists)
I'll Remember Tonight Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster Pat Boone September 12, 1958 Covered by (2 artists)
I'll Walk with God Paul Francis Webster, Nicholas Brodszky Mario Lanza with Orchestra and Chorus under the Direction of Constantine Callinicos 1954 Covered by (10 artists)
Invitation Paul Francis Webster, Bronislaw Kaper The MGM Studio Orchestra Covered by (321 artists)
Jump for Joy Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster, Sid Kuller Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Herb Jeffries July 2, 1941 Covered by (36 artists)
Like Young Paul Francis Webster, André Previn The Piano Magic of Andre Previn combined with The Lush Strings of David Rose October 1958 Covered by (24 artists)
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster Covered by (279 artists)
Love Song from "Mutiny on the Bounty" (Follow Me) Paul Francis Webster, Bronislaw Kaper Native Tahitian Singers - The MGM Studio Orchestra conducted by Robert Armbruster 1962 Covered by (16 artists)
Man on Fire Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster Bing Crosby with Orchestra conducted by Nelson Riddle March 1957 Covered by (3 artists)
Masquerade Paul Francis Webster, John Jacob Loeb Covered by (11 artists)
Maverick Paul Francis Webster, David Buttolph Sons of the Pioneers Covered by (8 artists)
Memphis in June Hoagy Carmichael, Paul Francis Webster Hoagy Carmichael Covered by (35 artists)
Mostly for Lovers Henry Mancini, Paul Francis Webster Henry Mancini and His Orchestra January 1960 Covered by Sandra King
My Rifle, My Pony and Me Dimitri Tiomkin, Paul Francis Webster Dean Martin & Rick Nelson September 2, 1958 Covered by (11 artists)
November Twilight Paul Francis Webster, Pete King [GB] Julie London November 1956 Covered by Kathy Kosins
One Is a Lonely Number Paul Francis Webster, Nicholas Brodszky Tony Martin Covered by (3 artists)
Peyton Place Theme Paul Francis Webster, Franz Waxman Dennis Farnon and His Orchestra and Chorus 1958 Covered by (20 artists)
Rainbow on the River Paul Francis Webster, Louis Alter Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians - Vocal Refrain by Carmen Lombardo September 17, 1936 Covered by (4 artists)
Rio Bravo Dimitri Tiomkin, Paul Francis Webster Covered by (2 artists)
Secret Love Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster Doris Day August 5, 1953 Covered by (462 artists)
Shadow of Your Smile Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster Johnny Mandel April 1965 Covered by (594 artists)
Shenandoah Rose Paul Francis Webster, Jerry Livingston Hugo & Luigi June 1957 Covered by (6 artists)
Spiderman Theme Paul Francis Webster, Bob Harris Ray Ellis [jazz] Covered by (31 artists)
Sylvia Paul Francis Webster, David Raksin Al Caiola 1964 Covered by (3 artists)
Tender Is the Night Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster Tony Bennett September 6, 1961 Covered by (37 artists)
The Black Hills of Dakota Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster Doris Day with Orchestra & Vocal Quartet July 16, 1953 Covered by (12 artists)
The Breaking Point Paul Francis Webster, Pete King [US] Vic Damone March 1964 Covered by Bobby Darin
The Green Leaves of Summer Dimitri Tiomkin, Paul Francis Webster Covered by (94 artists)
The Guns of Navarone Dimitri Tiomkin, Paul Francis Webster The Mitch Miller Sing-Along Chorus July 1961 Covered by (23 artists)
The Lamplighter's Serenade Hoagy Carmichael, Paul Francis Webster Frank Sinatra - Orchestra conducted by Axel Stordahl January 19, 1942 Covered by (6 artists)
The Merry Christmas Polka Paul Francis Webster, Sonny Burke [US1] Dinah Shore with Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires - Orchestra under the Direction of Harry Zimmerman March 1949 Covered by (4 artists)
The Mood I'm in Paul Francis Webster, Pete King [GB] Jack Jones 1964 Covered by (5 artists)
The Peking Theme (So Little Time) Dimitri Tiomkin, Paul Francis Webster Andy Williams [US] May 28, 1963 Covered by (3 artists)
The Seventh Dawn Paul Francis Webster, Riz Ortolani Covered by (12 artists)
Too Beautiful to Last Paul Francis Webster, Richard Rodney Bennett Engelbert Humperdinck 1972 Covered by (9 artists)
Two Cigarettes in the Dark Paul Francis Webster, Lew Pollack Gloria Grafton Covered by (23 artists)
Veni, Vidi, Vici Paul Francis Webster, Jerry Livingston The Gaylords with George Annis and His Orchestra 1954 Covered by (3 artists)
What's Your Story Morning Glory Paul Francis Webster, Jack Lawrence [US1], Mary Lou Williams Andy Kirk and His Clouds of Joy October 25, 1938 Covered by (31 artists)
Who's Afraid Alex North, Paul Francis Webster Covered by (9 artists)
You Was! Paul Francis Webster, Sonny Burke [US1] Covered by (7 artists)

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
Merry Widow Waltz Paul Francis Webster Lippen schweigen Jeanette MacDonald Covered by (2 artists)
Padre Paul Francis Webster Padre Don José Toni Arden with Chorus and Orchestra conducted by Jack Pleis Covered by (6 artists)
Somewhere, My Love Paul Francis Webster Lara's Theme from "Doctor Zhivago" Ray Conniff and The Singers Covered by (65 artists)
The Boy on a Dolphin Paul Francis Webster, Hugo Friedhofer Τι 'ναι αυτό που το λένε αγάπη {Ti 'nai aftó pou to léne agápi} Julie London Covered by (19 artists)
The Bride Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster La novia Lou Rawls
The Falcon and the Dove Paul Francis Webster Love Theme from El Cid The Four Amigos
The Gift Paul Francis Webster Recado Eydie Gorme - Conducted by Nick Perito Covered by (9 artists)
The Loveliest Night of the Year Paul Francis Webster, Irving Aaronson Sobre las olas Mario Lanza Covered by (16 artists)
The Twelfth of Never Paul Francis Webster, Jerry Livingston The Riddle Song Johnny Mathis Covered by (105 artists)
The Winds of Chance Paul Francis Webster Airport Love Theme Covered by (2 artists)
Till My Love Comes to Me Paul Francis Webster Auf Flügeln des Gesanges Op. 34 Nr. 2 MWV K 86, Auf Flügeln des Gesanges [poem] Doris Day with Percy Faith and His Orchestra