Bob Russell

Bob Russell
Ray Charles [1]
Real name
Sidney Keith Russell
April 25, 1914
February 1970
United States
Russell was principally a lyricist, although he could write music, and did write film scores. Not to be confused with the country music composer Bobby Russell. Russell was one of the original inductees into the songwriters hall of Fame in 1970.
Bud Green Brother-in-law


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Songs written by Bob Russell

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Ballerina Carl Sigman, Bob Russell Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal by Bob Carroll 1947 Covered by (21 artists)
Blue Gardenia Bob Russell, Lester Lee Nat "King" Cole with Orchestra conducted by Nelson Riddle February 1953 Covered by (51 artists)
Come In out of the Rain Carl Sigman, Bob Russell The King Cole Trio June 1947 Covered by (6 artists)
Crazy He Calls Me Carl Sigman, Bob Russell Billie Holiday 1949 Covered by (147 artists)
Gone for the Day Bob Russell, Bob Cooper June Christy 1957 Covered by Stephanie Nakasian
Half a Photograph Bob Russell, Hal Stanley Kay Starr with Orchestra conducted by Harold Mooney May 1953 Covered by (2 artists)
He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother Bobby Scott, Bob Russell Kelly Gordon May 1969 Covered by (103 artists)
I Didn't Know About You Duke Ellington, Bob Russell Jo Stafford and The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston & His Orchestra October 1944 Covered by (118 artists)
If I Ever Get to Saginaw Again Jack Keller, Bob Russell The Monkees January 1990 Covered by (4 artists)
I Lead a Charmed Life Bob Russell, Russell Garcia The Axidentals 1956 Covered by (4 artists)
I Miss You Bob Russell, Aaron Collins Georgia Gibbs November 1957 Covered by The Lang Sisters - Orchestra conducted by Jimmie Haskell
I'm Not Just Anybody's Baby Bob Russell, Johnny Napton Covered by Mindy Carson with Glenn Osser and His Orchestra
Interlude Bob Russell, Pete Rugolo June Christy 1957 Covered by (6 artists)
It's Like Taking Candy from a Baby Bob Russell, Al Russell, Joel Cowan Tony Pastor and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Tony Pastor and Rosemary Clooney November 1948 Covered by (2 artists)
Let's Take a Walk Bob Russell, Tommy Leonetti, Kimberly Beck Tommy Leonetti with daughter Kim June 4, 1968 Covered by (2 artists)
No More Bob Russell, Tutti Camarata Billie Holiday 1946 Covered by (28 artists)
The Eyes of Love Bob Russell, Quincy Jones Gil Bernal July 1967 Covered by (13 artists)
The Joker Went Wild Bob Russell Brian Hyland June 1966 Covered by (3 artists)
Wagon Train Bob Russell, Henri René Sons of the Pioneers 1957 Covered by (2 artists)
Warm in December Bob Russell Julie London November 1956 Covered by (2 artists)
Would I Love You (Love You, Love You) Bob Russell, Harold Spina Patti Page accompanied by Harry Geller & His Orchestra January 1951 Covered by (11 artists)
You Came a Long Way (From St. Louis) Bob Russell, John Benson Brooks Ray McKinley and Some of the Boys May 31, 1948 Covered by (81 artists)

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
At the Crossroads Bob Russell Malagueña Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra Covered by (5 artists)
Babalu Bob Russell Babalú Abbe Lane with Tito Puente and His Orchestra
Brazil Bob Russell Aquarela do Brasil Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra Covered by (60 artists)
Do Nothing till You Hear from Me Bob Russell Concerto for Cootie Woody Herman and His Orchestra Covered by (152 artists)
Don't Get Around Much Anymore Bob Russell Never No Lament Glen Gray and The Casa Loma Orchestra with Kenny Sargent Covered by (191 artists)
Frenesi Bob Russell, Charles Carpenter Frenesí Covered by (20 artists)
Full Moon Bob Russell, Marcelene Odette Noche de luna Benny Goodman and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Peggy Lee Covered by (4 artists)
Loved One Bob Russell Desesperadamente Vaughn Monroe and His Orchestra
Maria Elena Bob Russell Maria Elena Adolph Hofner and His Texans Covered by (19 artists)
Misirlou Fred Wise, Bob Russell, Milton Leeds Μισιρλού, Misirlou Mitchell Ayres and His Fashions-In-Music Covered by (19 artists)
No Other Love Bob Russell, Paul Weston Etiuda Op. 10 Nr. 3 Jo Stafford with Paul Weston and His Orchestra Covered by (9 artists)
Parade Bob Russell A Banda Astrud Gilberto Covered by The Girls from Bahia
Taboo Bob Russell Tabú Connie Francis Covered by (2 artists)
The Look Bob Russell La paloma Dean Martin
Warm Valley Bob Russell Warm Valley Covered by (3 artists)
(Why Have a Falling Out) Just When We're Falling in Love Bob Russell Robbins' Nest Mills Brothers with Sy Oliver and His Orchestra Covered by (6 artists)