Johnny Burke

Johnny Burke
Born
October 3, 1908
Died
February 25, 1964
Country
United States
Comments
Lyricist.
See also
Mr. Music
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Songs written by Johnny Burke

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
A Man and His Dream Johnny Burke, Jimmy Monaco Bing Crosby August 25, 1939 Covered by (2 artists)
An Apple for the Teacher Johnny Burke, Jimmy Monaco Bing Crosby & Connie Boswell 1939 Covered by (5 artists)
Annie Doesn't Live Here Anymore Johnny Burke, Joe Young, Harold Spina Guy Lombardo Royal Canadians 1933 Covered by (5 artists)
Aren't You Glad You're You? Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Les Brown and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Doris Day 1945 Covered by (35 artists)
As Long as I'm Dreaming Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra 1947 Covered by (7 artists)
Busy Doing Nothing Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby, William Bendix and Sir Cedric Hardwicke 1949 Covered by (6 artists)
But Beautiful Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby December 25, 1947 Covered by (212 artists)
Devil May Care Harry Warren, Johnny Burke Bing Crosby 1940 Covered by (9 artists)
Do You Know Why Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bob Crosby and His Orchestra 1940 Covered by (6 artists)
East Side of Heaven Johnny Burke, Jimmy Monaco Bing Crosby April 7, 1939 Covered by (7 artists)
Go Fly a Kite George Terry, Johnny Burke, Jimmy Monaco Bing Crosby and Singing News Boys August 25, 1939 Covered by (4 artists)
Going My Way Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra April 1944 Covered by (7 artists)
Here's That Rainy Day Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Dolores Gray September 8, 1953 Covered by (251 artists)
Humpty Dumpty Heart Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby with Woody Herman and His Orchestra November 1941 Covered by (14 artists)
Imagination Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Jan Savitt and His Orchestra 1940 Covered by (139 artists)
It Could Happen to You Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Fred MacMurray & Dorothy Lamour April 25, 1944 Covered by (235 artists)
It's Always You Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby April 11, 1941 Covered by (22 artists)
Life Is So Peculiar Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby and Peggy Lee December 8, 1950 Covered by (11 artists)
Like Someone in Love Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Dinah Shore December 27, 1944 Covered by (207 artists)
Moonlight Becomes You Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby November 10, 1942 Covered by (60 artists)
My Very Good Friend, the Milkman Johnny Burke, Harold Spina Fats Waller and His Rhythm 1935 Covered by (16 artists)
Oh! You Crazy Moon Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1939 Covered by (31 artists)
On the Sentimental Side Johnny Burke, Jimmy Monaco Bob Causer and His Cornellians 1938 Covered by (12 artists)
One Two, Button Your Shoe Arthur Johnston, Johnny Burke Bing Crosby with Georgie Stoll and His Orchestra 1936 Covered by (19 artists)
Pennies from Heaven Arthur Johnston, Johnny Burke Bing Crosby with Georgie Stoll and His Orchestra October 1936 Covered by (173 artists)
Personality Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Dorothy Lamour February 27, 1946 Covered by (15 artists)
Polka Dots and Moon Beams Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal refrain by Frank Sinatra 1940 Covered by (180 artists)
Road to Morocco Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby and Bob Hope November 10, 1942 Covered by (2 artists)
Sittin' on a Rubbish Can Johnny Burke, Nelson Shawn, Bob Schafer Julia Gerity and Her Boys 1932 Covered by Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys
So Would I Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Charlie Spivak and His Orchestra October 1946 Covered by (10 artists)
Still the Bluebird Sings Johnny Burke, Jimmy Monaco Bing Crosby August 25, 1939 Covered by (2 artists)
Suddenly It's Spring Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Ginger Rogers and Don Loper February 9, 1944 Covered by (30 artists)
Sunday, Monday or Always Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby June 23, 1943 Covered by (4 artists)
Sweet Potato Piper Johnny Burke, Jimmy Monaco Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour and Bob Hope March 22, 1940 Covered by (3 artists)
Swinging on a Star Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby with The Robert Mitchell Boys Choir April 27, 1944 Covered by (80 artists)
The Beat O' My Heart Johnny Burke, Harold Spina Covered by (5 artists)
Too Romantic Johnny Burke, Jimmy Monaco Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour March 22, 1940 Covered by (3 artists)
Welcome to My Dream Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby February 27, 1946 Covered by (8 artists)
You're Dangerous Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra 1941 Covered by John Kincade

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
A Hundred Dreams from Now Johnny Burke A Hundred Dreams Ago Jane Harvey with Orchestra Conducted by Billy Strayhorn Covered by (6 artists)
Misty Johnny Burke Misty Covered by (113 artists)
What's New? Johnny Burke I'm Free Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra Covered by (77 artists)

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
Burke Beautiful - The Songs of Johnny Burke Sharon Paige and Keith Ingham February 2017 Harbinger Records
Songs by Burke and Van Heusen Lena Horne 1959 RCA Victor
The Dave Pell Octet Plays Burke & Van Heusen The Dave Pell Octet 1956 Kapp Records