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Jack Yellen

Jack Yellen
Real name
Jacek Jeleń
Born
July 6, 1892
Died
April 17, 1991
Country
United States
IPI
00033364403
Comments
Polish-born lyricist, who wrote the lyrics to more than 200 popular songs of the early 20th century. Two of his most recognized songs, still popular in the 21st century, are "Happy Days Are Here Again" and "Ain't She Sweet." Yellen was on the board of ASCAP from 1951 to 1969 and was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1972 and the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame in 1996.

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Songs written by Jack Yellen

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
A Bench in the Park Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Brox Sisters 1930 Covered by (4 artists)
Ain't She Sweet Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Lou Gold & His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Murray Amster 1927 Covered by (124 artists)
Ain't That a Grand and Glorious Feeling Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Covered by (7 artists)
Alabama Jubilee Jack Yellen, George L. Cobb A. Collins & B. Harlan 1915 Covered by (72 artists)
Are You from Dixie Jack Yellen, George L. Cobb Billy Murray - Irving Kaufman 1915 Covered by (14 artists)
Are You Havin Any Fun Sammy Fain, Jack Yellen Ella Logan 1939 Covered by (12 artists)
A Young Man's Fancy Milton Ager, Jack Yellen, John Murray Anderson Rosalind Fuller Covered by (7 artists)
Big Bad Bill Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Margaret Young November 1924 Covered by (15 artists)
Big Boy Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Covered by (5 artists)
Could I? I Certainly Could Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Lee Morse and Her Blue Grass Boys 1926 Covered by (4 artists)
Crazy Words, Crazy Tune Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Bill Perry's Entertainers - Vocal Duet The Radio Imps 1927 Covered by (15 artists)
Don't Put a Tax on the Beautiful Girls Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Eddie Cantor 1919 Covered by (4 artists)
Down by the O-hi-o Jack Yellen, Abe Olman Al Jolson March 1921 Covered by (5 artists)
Forgive Me Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Nat Shilkret and The Victor Orchestra May 1927 Covered by (8 artists)
Glad Rag Doll Milton Ager, Jack Yellen, Dan Dougherty Sam Lanin's Dance Orchestra 1928 Covered by (28 artists)
Happy Days Are Here Again Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Charles King and Bessie Love Covered by (70 artists)
Happy Feet Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by The Rhythm Boys 1930 Covered by (23 artists)
Hard Hearted Hannah (The Vamp of Savannah) Milton Ager, Jack Yellen, Charles Bates, Bob Bigelow Cliff Edwards (Ukulele Ike) 1924 Covered by (86 artists)
Hard-to-Get Gertie Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Covered by (5 artists)
He's a Good Man to Have Around Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Sophie Tucker Covered by (4 artists)
Hula Lou Jack Yellen, Wayne King, Milton Charles Covered by (2 artists)
Hungry Women Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Eddie Cantor Covered by (2 artists)
If Your Kisses Can't Hold the Man You Love Jack Yellen, Vivian Ellis Covered by (5 artists)
I'm Doing What I'm Doing for Love Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Sophie Tucker with Ted Shapiro's Orchestra 1929 Covered by (7 artists)
I'm Feathering a Nest (For a Little Blue Bird) Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Sophie Tucker with Ted Shapiro's Orchestra 1929 Covered by (3 artists)
I'm the Last of the Red Hot Mammas Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Sophie Tucker Covered by (3 artists)
I'm Waiting for Ships That Never Come In Jack Yellen, Abe Olman Nick Lucas "The Crooning Troubadour" 1928 Covered by (6 artists)
I Wish I Had My Old Gal Back Again Milton Ager, Jack Yellen, Lew Pollack Covered by (3 artists)
I Wonder What's Become of Sally Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Joe Schenck July 1924 Covered by (14 artists)
Let's Get Friendly Jack Yellen, Dan Dougherty, Sid Silvers Covered by (5 artists)
Let's Say Goodnight with a Dance Sammy Fain, Jack Yellen Richard Craig with Emily Jewell Covered by (3 artists)
Louisville Lou (That Vampin' Lady) Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Original Indiana Syncopators 1923 Covered by (23 artists)
Lovin' Sam (The Sheik of Alabam') Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Covered by (13 artists)
Lucky Me - Lovable You Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Covered by (3 artists)
Mama Goes Where Papa Goes Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Covered by (20 artists)
My Old Ramshackle Shack Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Covered by (4 artists)
My Yiddishe Momme Jack Yellen, Lew Pollack Willie Howard December 1925 Covered by (34 artists)
Noah's Wife (Lived a Wonderful Life) Jack Yellen, Lew Brown, Ernie Erdman, Abe Olman Eddie Cantor July 1920 Covered by (2 artists)
No Man's Mamma Jack Yellen, Lew Pollack Ethel Waters and Her Ebony Four 1926 Covered by Carolina Chocolate Drops
Rain or Shine Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Nancy Welford & Warren Hull Covered by (2 artists)
She Don't Wanna Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Covered by (5 artists)
Sing, Baby, Sing Jack Yellen, Lew Pollack Alice Faye Covered by (4 artists)
Something I Dreamed Last Night Sammy Fain, Jack Yellen, Herb Magidson Ella Logan Covered by (35 artists)
Song of the Dawn Milton Ager, Jack Yellen John Boles with The Rounders Covered by (11 artists)
Who Cares? Milton Ager, Jack Yellen Al Jolson Covered by (5 artists)
You Said It Harold Arlen, Jack Yellen Mary Lawlor and Stanley Smith Covered by (6 artists)

Adapted songs