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Rudy Toombs

Rudy Toombs
Real name
Rudolph Toombs
Born
1914
Died
November 28, 1962
Country
United States
IPI
00039953739 32 works
Comments
Lyricist and composer of doo-wop and R&B songs. Toombs was murdered during a robbery while in a hallway of the Harlem apartment building in which he resided.

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Songs written by Rudy Toombs

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
24 Hours a Day (365 a Year) Henry Glover, Rudy Toombs Cathy Ryan August 1955 Covered by Georgia Gibbs with Hugo Peretti and His Orchestra
5 10 15 Hours Rudy Toombs Ruth Brown with Orchestra February 13, 1952 Covered by (19 artists)
Daddy Daddy Rudy Toombs Ruth Brown with Orchestra July 2, 1952 Covered by (4 artists)
Easy, Easy Baby Rudy Toombs Varetta Dillard May 6, 1952 Covered by Eileen Barton
Greyhound Rudy Toombs Amos Milburn and His Aladdin Chickenshackers August 21, 1952 Covered by (4 artists)
Gum Drop Rudy Toombs Otis Williams and His New Group April 22, 1955 Covered by (4 artists)
Home at Last Rudy Toombs Little Willie John September 20, 1955 Covered by (12 artists)
Hot Rod Rudy Toombs Oscar Moore's Combo - Vocal by Frank Ervin 1954 Covered by The Marksmen featuring Jack Richards with Orchestra Directed by Dick Jacobs
I Ain't Gonna Tell Rudy Toombs Varetta Dillard and Orchestra November 4, 1953 Covered by Valaida Snow
I Done Done It Rudy Toombs, Amos Milburn, Jesse Stone Amos Milburn and His Aladdin Chickenshackers August 1954 Covered by (5 artists)
If You Believe (In What You Do) Rudy Toombs, Billy Lamont, Johnny Moore [2] Freddy King January 17, 1961 Covered by (2 artists)
I Get a Thrill Rudy Toombs Wynonie Harris 1954 Covered by The Honeydrippers
I'll Wait for You Rudy Toombs Ruth Brown with Budd Johnson's Orch. December 14, 1950 Covered by Veronica Martell
I'm a Woman (But I Don't Talk Too Much) Rudy Toombs, Sonny Thompson, Elson Teat Lulu Reed September 1962 Covered by Mojo Blues Band & Dana Gillespie
I'm on My Way to Atlanta Rudy Toombs, Manuel Villa Freddy King with Orchestra September 1962 Covered by The Sultans [BE]
I'm Shakin' Rudy Toombs Little Willie John December 23, 1959 Covered by (12 artists)
I'm Sticking with You, Baby Henry Glover, Rudy Toombs Little Willie John September 20, 1955 Covered by (4 artists)
It Hurts to Be in Love Rudy Toombs, Julius Dixon Annie Laurie February 1957 Covered by (20 artists)
Lonesome Whistle Blues Rudy Toombs, Alan Moore, Elson Teat Freddy King January 17, 1961 Covered by (8 artists)
Long, Long Day Rudy Toombs Amos Milburn and His Aladdin Chickenshackers May 1953 Covered by Little Bobby Radcliff
Look Ma, I'm Cryin' Rudy Toombs, Jerry Harris [US1], Windsor King Freddy King with Orchestra November 29, 1962 Covered by Chicken Shack
Love Struck Rudy Toombs, Billy Lamont Rusty York May 24, 1961 Covered by (2 artists)
Milk and Water Rudy Toombs Amos Milburn and His Aladdin Chickenshackers May 1954 Covered by Rod Piazza and The Mighty Flyers
Nip Sip Rudy Toombs The Clovers April 7, 1955 Covered by (3 artists)
One Mint Julep Rudy Toombs The Clovers December 19, 1951 Covered by (91 artists)
One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer Rudy Toombs Amos Milburn and His Aladdin Chickenshackers June 30, 1953 Covered by (26 artists)
Piece A-Puddin' Rudy Toombs Red Saunders and His Orch. April 3, 1952 Covered by (2 artists)
Rain Down Tears Henry Glover, Rudy Toombs Hank Ballard and The Midnighters June 1959 Covered by (4 artists)
Rock 'n Roll Call Rudy Toombs, Jack Hammer The Four Tunes - Sid Bass Orch. December 1955 Covered by (2 artists)
Rollin' Like a Pebble in the Sand Rudy Toombs Charles Brown and His Band October 1952 Covered by (2 artists)
Takin' Care of Business Rudy Toombs Freddy King July 24, 1961 Covered by (7 artists)
Teardrops from My Eyes Rudy Toombs Ruth Brown with Budd Johnson's Orch. September 1950 Covered by (35 artists)
That's Your Mistake Rudy Toombs Otis Williams and His New Group November 9, 1955 Covered by (2 artists)
You Can't Hide Rudy Toombs, Windsor King Lulu Reed and Freddy King with Sonny Thompson and His Orchestra July 1962 Covered by (2 artists)