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Ervin Drake

Ervin Drake
Real name
Ervin Maurice Druckman
Born
April 3, 1919
Died
January 15, 2015
Country
United States
IPI
00008617393
Comments
Songwriter, inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1983.
Family
Milton Drake Brother

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Songs written by Ervin Drake

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Good Morning Heartache Ervin Drake, Irene Higginbotham, Dan Fisher Billie Holiday 1946 Covered by (191 artists)
I Believe Ervin Drake, Al Stillman, Irvin Graham, Jimmy Shirl Jane Froman with Chorus and Orchestra conducted by Sid Feller January 1953 Covered by (143 artists)
It Was a Very Good Year Ervin Drake The Kingston Trio June 1961 Covered by (114 artists)
Parisian Heiress Ervin Drake Ruth Welcome 1959 Covered by The Typhoons [DE]
Rickety Rickshaw Man Ervin Drake Eddy Howard and His Orchestra June 1946 Covered by (5 artists)
The Father of Girls Ervin Drake Anthony Newley 1963 Covered by (2 artists)
The Friendliest Thing Ervin Drake Bernice Massi 1964 Covered by (2 artists)
Three Things (A Man Must Do) Ervin Drake, Jimmy Shirl Tennessee Ernie with Cliffie Stone's Orchestra April 18, 1953 Covered by The Four Esquires - Orchestra conducted by Archie Bleyer

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
Across the Wide Missouri Ervin Drake, Jimmy Shirl Shenandoah The Weavers and Terry Gilkyson Covered by (2 artists)
Castle Rock Ervin Drake, Jimmy Shirl Castle Rock Sy Oliver and His Orchestra Covered by (3 artists)
Come to the Mardi Gras Ervin Drake, Jimmy Shirl Não Tenho Lagrimas Covered by (2 artists)
On the Bay of Napoli Ervin Drake Santa Lucia Charlie Spivak and His Orchestra - Vocal refrain by Jimmy Saunders
Perdido Ervin Drake, Hans Lengsfelder Perdido Sarah Vaughan Covered by (32 artists)
Save Me the Dance Ervin Drake Blu Perry Como
Tico-Tico Ervin Drake Tico-Tico no Farelo Andrews Sisters with Vic Schoen and His Orchestra Covered by (9 artists)
You Can in Yucatan Ervin Drake, Jimmy Shirl Capullito de Alelí Xavier Cugat Covered by Desi Arnaz and His Orchestra