Frank Loesser

Frank Loesser
Real name
Frank Henry Loesser
June 29, 1910
July 26, 1969
United States
Legendary songwriter.
Emily Loesser    Daughter
Jo Sullivan    Second wife (1959-1969)

Added by Denis
Managed by CarlDennis

Songs written by Frank Loesser

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
A Bushel and a Peck Frank Loesser Vivian Blaine November 24, 1950 Covered by (13 artists)
Anywhere I Wander Frank Loesser Danny Kaye 1952 Covered by (11 artists)
A Woman in Love Frank Loesser Marlon Brando and Jean Simmons November 30, 1955 Covered by (15 artists)
Baby It's Cold Outside Frank Loesser Esther Williams & Ricardo Montalbán June 9, 1949 Covered by (253 artists)
Boys in the Back Room Frank Loesser, Frederick Hollander Marlene Dietrich November 30, 1939 Covered by (7 artists)
Can't Get Out of This Mood Frank Loesser, Jimmy McHugh Ginny Simms with Freddy Martin and His Orchestra November 13, 1942 Covered by (37 artists)
Dolores Frank Loesser, Louis Alter Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal refrain by Frank Sinatra and The Pied Pipers 1941 Covered by (4 artists)
Fugue for Tinhorns Frank Loesser Stubby Kaye, Johnny Silver and Douglas Deane November 24, 1950 Covered by (16 artists)
Guys and Dolls Frank Loesser Stubby Kaye & Johnny Silver November 24, 1950 Covered by (18 artists)
Hamlet Frank Loesser Betty Hutton September 5, 1949 Covered by (3 artists)
Happy to Make Your Acquaintance Frank Loesser Robert Weede May 3, 1953 Covered by (2 artists)
Have I Stayed Away Too Long? Frank Loesser Tex Ritter and His Texans February 1944 Covered by (12 artists)
Heart and Soul Hoagy Carmichael, Frank Loesser Larry Clinton & His Orchestra 1938 Covered by (59 artists)
Hoop-Dee-Doo Frank Loesser, Milton DeLugg Milton DeLugg March 1950 Covered by (10 artists)
I Believe in You Frank Loesser Robert Morse, Charles Nelson Reilly and Paul Reed October 12, 1961 Covered by (56 artists)
I Don't Want to Walk Without You Jule Styne, Frank Loesser Kate Smith 1942 Covered by (40 artists)
If I Were a Bell Frank Loesser Isabel Bigley November 24, 1950 Covered by (148 artists)
I Go for That Frank Loesser, Matt Malneck Dorothy Lamour February 3, 1939 Covered by (18 artists)
I Hear Music Frank Loesser, Burton Lane Peter Lind Hayes, Eddie Quillan, Frank Jenks & Robert Paige 1940 Covered by (70 artists)
I'll Know Frank Loesser Robert Alda & Isabel Bigley November 24, 1950 Covered by (19 artists)
Inchworm Frank Loesser Danny Kaye 1952 Covered by (43 artists)
I've Never Been in Love Before Frank Loesser Robert Alda & Isabel Bigley November 24, 1950 Covered by (129 artists)
I Wake Up in the Morning Feeling Fine Frank Loesser Betty Hutton September 5, 1949 Covered by (2 artists)
I Wish I Didn't Love You So Frank Loesser Betty Hutton with Joe Lilley and His Orchestra 1947 Covered by (32 artists)
I Wish I Were Twins Frank Loesser, Eddie DeLange, Joseph Meyer Henry Allen and His Orchestra 1934 Covered by (17 artists)
Jingle Jangle Jingle Frank Loesser, Joseph J. Lilley The Merry Macs June 1942 Covered by (8 artists)
Joey, Joey, Joey Frank Loesser Art Lund May 3, 1956 Covered by (13 artists)
Kiss the Boys Goodbye Frank Loesser, Victor Schertzinger Mary Martin with Oscar Levant on piano August 1, 1941 Covered by (3 artists)
Let's Get Lost Frank Loesser, Jimmy McHugh Mary Martin 1943 Covered by (47 artists)
Love Isn't Born, It's Made Arthur Schwartz, Frank Loesser Ann Sheridan September 25, 1943 Covered by (9 artists)
Lovelier Than Ever Frank Loesser Jane Lawrence, Paul England, Students and Young Ladies October 11, 1948 Covered by (2 artists)
Luck Be a Lady Frank Loesser Robert Alda November 24, 1950 Covered by (43 artists)
Moments Like This Frank Loesser, Burton Lane Florence George April 29, 1938 Covered by (23 artists)
More I Cannot Wish You Frank Loesser Pat Rooney, Sr. November 24, 1950 Covered by (16 artists)
Murder, He Says Frank Loesser, Jimmy McHugh Betty Hutton 1943 Covered by (8 artists)
My Darling, My Darling Frank Loesser Byron Palmer & Doretta Morrow October 11, 1948 Covered by (20 artists)
My Heart Is So Full of You Frank Loesser Robert Weede and Jo Sullivan May 3, 1956 Covered by (5 artists)
My Time of Day Frank Loesser Robert Alda November 24, 1950 Covered by (10 artists)
Never Will I Marry Frank Loesser Anthony Perkins March 8, 1960 Covered by (42 artists)
No Two People Frank Loesser Danny Kaye, Zizi Jeanmaire and Chorus November 25, 1952 Covered by (4 artists)
On a Slow Boat to China Frank Loesser Benny Goodman and His Orchestra September 1948 Covered by (123 artists)
Once in Love with Amy Frank Loesser Ray Bolger 1948 Covered by (20 artists)
Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition Frank Loesser Robert Rounseville 1942 Covered by (11 artists)
Sand in My Shoes Frank Loesser, Victor Schertzinger Don Ameche & Mary Martin August 1, 1941 Covered by (20 artists)
Say It Frank Loesser, Jimmy McHugh Covered by (17 artists)
Says My Heart Frank Loesser, Burton Lane Fred MacMurray & Harriet Hilliard 1938 Covered by (13 artists)
Sit Down You're Rockin' the Boat Frank Loesser Stubby Kaye and Ensemble November 24, 1950 Covered by (11 artists)
Small Fry Hoagy Carmichael, Frank Loesser Bing Crosby, Fred MacMurray, Donald O'Connor August 17, 1938 Covered by (24 artists)
Somebody, Somewhere Frank Loesser Jo Sullivan May 3, 1956 Covered by (5 artists)
Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year Frank Loesser Johnnie Johnston with Paul Weston and His Orchestra March 1944 Covered by (73 artists)
Standing on the Corner Frank Loesser Shorty Long [1], John Henson, Alan Gilbert, Roy Lazarus May 3, 1956 Covered by (16 artists)
Sue Me Frank Loesser Sam Levene, Vivian Blaine November 24, 1950 Covered by (4 artists)
Thank Your Lucky Stars Arthur Schwartz, Frank Loesser Dinah Shore September 25, 1943 Covered by Rebecca Kilgore & Dave Frishberg
The Lady's in Love with You Frank Loesser, Burton Lane Gene Krupa and His Orchestra 1939 Covered by (70 artists)
The Oldest Established (Permanent Floating Crap Game) Frank Loesser Sam Levene, Stubby Kaye, Johnny Silver January 8, 1951 Covered by (5 artists)
The Ugly Ducking Frank Loesser Danny Kaye with Gordon Jenkins and His Chorus and Orchestra December 1952 Covered by (4 artists)
Two Sleepy People Hoagy Carmichael, Frank Loesser Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye October 12, 1938 Covered by (114 artists)
Warm All Over Frank Loesser Jo Sullivan May 3, 1956 Covered by (10 artists)
We're the Couple in the Castle Hoagy Carmichael, Frank Loesser Kenny Gardner December 5, 1941 Covered by (9 artists)
What Are You Doing New Year's Eve Frank Loesser Margaret Whiting with Frank De Vol and His Orchestra 1947 Covered by (160 artists)
What a Rumba Does to Romance Frank Loesser, Manning Sherwin Martha Raye, Ben Blue April 29, 1938 Covered by Rebecca Kilgore & Dave Frishberg
Wonderful Copenhagen Frank Loesser Danny Kaye, Joseph Walsh, sailors and chorus November 25, 1952 Covered by (2 artists)

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
The Moon of Manakoora Frank Loesser The Moon of Manakoora Dorothy Lamour Covered by (11 artists)


Title Performer Release date Label
Anywhere I Wander - Liz Callaway Sings Frank Loesser Liz Callaway 1993 Varèse Sarabande
Homer and Jethro Fracture Frank Loesser Homer and Jethro 1953 RCA Victor
If I Were a Bell - The Songs of Frank Loesser Andrea Marcovicci 2004 Andreasong
Live at The Algonquin - The Songs of Frank Loesser Karen Oberlin 2010 Miranda Music
Robert Clary Sings Alan Jay Lerner and Frank Loesser Robert Clary with the John Rodby Trio 2001 Original Cast Records
The Four Lads Sing Frank Loesser The Four Lads with Ray Ellis and His Orchestra 1957 Columbia
The Ralph Sharon Quartet Plays the Frank Loesser Songbook The Ralph Sharon Quartet March 23, 1999 DRG Records
Why Fight the Feeling? - Songs by Frank Loesser Rebecca Kilgore & Dave Frishberg 2008 Arbors Records