Herb Magidson

Real name
Herbert Adolph Magidson
January 7, 1906
January 2, 1986
United States
00019108207 22 works
Popular song lyricist. He was the co-winner of the first Academy Award for Best Original Song for "The Continental" in 1934. Magidson was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1980.


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Songs written by Herb Magidson

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Black-Eyed Susan Brown Herb Magidson, Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart Palais d'Or Orchestra - Vocal Chorus Bill Cody January 1933 Covered by (7 artists)
Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think) Carl Sigman, Herb Magidson Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Charlie Shavers, Lucy Ann Polk, Sonny Calello and The Vee Tones February 2, 1949 Covered by (28 artists)
Gone with the Wind Allie Wrubel, Herb Magidson Horace Heidt and His Brigadiers - Vocal Chorus Larry Cotton June 16, 1937 Covered by (338 artists)
Here's to Romance Herb Magidson, Con Conrad Covered by (2 artists)
How Long Has This Been Going On? Allie Wrubel, Herb Magidson Larry Clinton & His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Mary Dugan September 21, 1939 Covered by (5 artists)
Hummin' to Myself Sammy Fain, Herb Magidson, Monty Siegel Connie Boswell June 14, 1932 Covered by (24 artists)
I Can't Love You Any More (Any More Than I Do) Allie Wrubel, Herb Magidson Mitchell Ayres and His Fashions In Music - Vocal Refrain by Tommy Taylor March 20, 1940 Covered by (11 artists)
I Knew You When J. Fred Coots, Herb Magidson Ted Black and His Orchestra February 15, 1934 Covered by (6 artists)
I'll Buy That Dream Allie Wrubel, Herb Magidson Helen Forrest and Dick Haymes May 1, 1945 Covered by (15 artists)
I'll Dance at Your Wedding Herb Magidson, Ben Oakland Covered by (11 artists)
I'm Stepping Out with a Memory Tonight Allie Wrubel, Herb Magidson Will Osborne and His Slide Music - Vocal by Barbara Bush January 1940 Covered by (11 artists)
Linger in My Arms a Little Longer, Baby Herb Magidson Peggy Lee with Dave Barbour and His Orchestra April 11, 1946 Covered by (11 artists)
Mexiconga Sammy Fain, Jack Yellen, Herb Magidson Covered by (3 artists)
Midnight in Paris Herb Magidson, Con Conrad Covered by (7 artists)
Music Maestro, Please Allie Wrubel, Herb Magidson Gene Austin May 10, 1938 Covered by (61 artists)
Say a Prayer for the Boys over There Herb Magidson, Jimmy McHugh Deanna Durbin Covered by (3 artists)
Singin' in the Bathtub Ned Washington, Herb Magidson, Michael Cleary Winnie Lightner Covered by (12 artists)
Something I Dreamed Last Night Sammy Fain, Jack Yellen, Herb Magidson Ella Logan August 8, 1939 Covered by (38 artists)
Tain't No Use Burton Lane, Herb Magidson Chick Bullock and His Levee Loungers March 25, 1936 Covered by (11 artists)
The Continental Herb Magidson, Con Conrad Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Erik Rhodes and Lillian Miles Covered by (135 artists)
The Masquerade Is Over Allie Wrubel, Herb Magidson Larry Clinton and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Bea Wain January 20, 1939 Covered by (196 artists)

Reported errors

# Reported by Reported on Status Last update
#29632 Bastien 2004-01-07 17:20:44 UTC processed 2004-01-07 23:54:01 UTC by Denis
#48977 blues99man 2015-12-17 13:32:07 UTC processed 2015-12-18 00:43:47 UTC by Limbabwe