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Paul Francis Webster

Paul Francis Webster
Born
December 20, 1907
Died
March 18, 1984
Country
United States
IPI
00032616016
Comments
Lyricist. Webster 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
What's Your Story Morning Glory Paul Francis Webster, Jack Lawrence, Mary Lou Williams Andy Kirk and His Clouds of Joy 1940 Covered by (29 artists)
Jump for Joy Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster, Sid Kuller Duke Ellington and His Orchestra 1941 Covered by (32 artists)
Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief Hoagy Carmichael, Paul Francis Webster Betty Hutton with Paul Weston and His Orchestra 1945 Covered by (8 artists)
How It Lies, How It Lies, How It Lies! Paul Francis Webster, Sonny Burke Connie Hains with Four Hits and a Miss March 1949 Covered by (5 artists)
Black Coffee Paul Francis Webster, Sonny Burke Sarah Vaughan 1949 Covered by (166 artists)
The Merry Christmas Polka Paul Francis Webster, Sonny Burke Andrews Sisters and Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians 1949 Covered by Frankie Yankovic and His Yanks
Secret Love Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster Doris Day October 9, 1953 Covered by (372 artists)
The Black Hills of Dakota Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster Doris Day with Orchestra & Vocal Quartet November 9, 1953 Covered by (7 artists)
Honey-Babe Paul Francis Webster, Max Steiner Art Mooney and His Orchestra December 1954 Covered by Cyril Stapleton and His Orchestra featuring Gordon Langhorn
Beloved Paul Francis Webster, Nicholas Brodszky Mario Lanza with Orchestra and Chorus under the Direction of Constantine Callinicos 1954 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 (4 artists)
Veni, Vidi, Vici Paul Francis Webster, Jerry Livingston The Gaylords with George Annis and His Orchestra 1954 Covered by (3 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
Friendly Persuasion Dimitri Tiomkin, Paul Francis Webster Pat Boone with Orchestra July 27, 1956 Covered by (16 artists)
Anastasia Paul Francis Webster, Alfred Newman Pat Boone - Orchestra and Chorus directed by Billy Vaughn November 15, 1956 Covered by (6 artists)
November Twilight Paul Francis Webster, Pete King [UK] Julie London November 1956 Covered by Kathy Kosins
Man on Fire Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster Bing Crosby March 1957 Covered by (3 artists)
Shenandoah Rose Paul Francis Webster, Jerry Livingston Hugo & Luigi June 1957 Covered by (3 artists)
April Love Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster Pat Boone September 30, 1957 Covered by (30 artists)
The Boy on a Dolphin Paul Francis Webster, Gianis Fermanoglou, Takis Morakis, Hugo Friedhofer Julie London 1957 Covered by (11 artists)
A Certain Smile Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster Sunny Gale May 1958 Covered by (42 artists)
My Rifle, My Pony and Me Dimitri Tiomkin, Paul Francis Webster Dean Martin & Rick Nelson September 2, 1958 Covered by (8 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 (21 artists)
Peyton Place Theme Paul Francis Webster, Franz Waxman Dennis Farnon and His Orchestra and Chorus 1958 Covered by (18 artists)
Mostly for Lovers Henry Mancini, Paul Francis Webster Henry Mancini and His Orchestra January 1960 Covered by Sandra King
The Guns of Navarone Dimitri Tiomkin, Paul Francis Webster The Mitch Miller Sing-Along Chorus July 1961 Covered by (15 artists)
Tender Is the Night Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster Tony Bennett October 1961 Covered by (19 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 (13 artists)
The Mood I'm in Paul Francis Webster, Pete King [UK] Jack Jones January 1964 Covered by (5 artists)
Sylvia Paul Francis Webster, David Raksin Al Caiola 1964 Covered by (3 artists)
Shadow of Your Smile Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster Johnny Mandel June 1965 Covered by (467 artists)
Too Beautiful to Last Paul Francis Webster, Richard Rodney Bennett Engelbert Humperdinck 1972 Covered by (5 artists)
A Time for Love Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster Jackie Ward Covered by (187 artists)
A Very Precious Love Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster Covered by (20 artists)
Baltimore Oriole Hoagy Carmichael, Paul Francis Webster Hoagy Carmichael Covered by (64 artists)
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster Ivie Anderson Covered by (355 artists)
Invitation Paul Francis Webster, Bronislaw Kaper The MGM Studio Orchestra Covered by (245 artists)
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster Covered by (202 artists)
Masquerade Paul Francis Webster, John Loeb Covered by (6 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 (31 artists)
One Is a Lonely Number Paul Francis Webster, Nicholas Brodszky Tony Martin Covered by (3 artists)
Spiderman Theme Paul Francis Webster, Bob Harris Ray Ellis [jazz] Covered by (22 artists)
The Green Leaves of Summer Dimitri Tiomkin, Paul Francis Webster Covered by (67 artists)
The Seventh Dawn Paul Francis Webster, Riz Ortolani Covered by (12 artists)
Two Cigarettes in the Dark Paul Francis Webster, Lew Pollack Gloria Grafton Covered by (22 artists)
Who's Afraid Alex North, Paul Francis Webster Covered by (4 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 Covered by (6 artists)
Somewhere, My Love Paul Francis Webster Lara's Theme from "Doctor Zhivago" Ray Conniff and The Singers Covered by (55 artists)
The Bride Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster La novia Lou Rawls
The Gift Paul Francis Webster Recado The Hi-Lo's Covered by (8 artists)
The Loveliest Night of the Year Paul Francis Webster, Irving Aaronson Sobre las olas Mario Lanza Covered by (13 artists)
The Twelfth of Never Paul Francis Webster, Jerry Livingston The Riddle Song Johnny Mathis Covered by (78 artists)