Joe Young

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Real name
Joseph Young
July 4, 1889
April 21, 1939
United States
Young began his career as a singer and song promoter for various music publishers and became a successful lyricist. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.


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Songs written by Joe Young

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder Harry Warren, Joe Young, Sam M. Lewis Bernie Cummins and His New Yorker Hotel Orchestra - Vocal refrain by Paul Small 1930 Covered by (4 artists)
A Hundred Years from Today Ned Washington, Victor Young, Joe Young Katherine Perry December 2, 1933 Covered by (71 artists)
Annie Doesn't Live Here Anymore Johnny Burke, Joe Young, Harold Spina Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians September 27, 1933 Covered by (6 artists)
Death Train Comin' Joe Young, Jeff Clayton, Tom O'Keefe Antiseen 1991 Covered by Zeke
Dinah Harry Akst, Joe Young, Sam M. Lewis Eddie Cantor 1925 Covered by (146 artists)
Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue (Has Anybody Seen My Girl) Ray Henderson, Joe Young, Sam M. Lewis Sam Lanin and His Orchestra 1925 Covered by (54 artists)
Hello Central! Give Me No Man's Land Joe Young, Jean Schwartz, Sam M. Lewis Al Jolson February 14, 1918 Covered by (7 artists)
How Ya Gonna Keep Em down on the Farm Walter Donaldson, Joe Young, Sam M. Lewis Covered by (25 artists)
I'm Alone Because I Love You Joe Young, Ira Schuster Joe Green & His Orchestra December 1930 Covered by (20 artists)
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter Joe Young, Fred E. Ahlert "Fats" Waller and His Rhythm 1935 Covered by (164 artists)
I'm Sitting on Top of the World Ray Henderson, Joe Young, Sam M. Lewis Sam Lanin's Dance Orchestra 1926 Covered by (38 artists)
In a Little Spanish Town Joe Young, Mabel Wayne, Sam M. Lewis Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra 1926 Covered by (76 artists)
In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town Joe Young, Jack Little, Ira Schuster Ted Lewis and His Band 1932 Covered by (43 artists)
Laugh, Clown, Laugh Joe Young, Ted FioRito, Sam M. Lewis Arthur Ball 1928 Covered by (20 artists)
Lullaby of the Leaves Joe Young, Bernice Petkere Connie Boswell May 1932 Covered by (143 artists)
My Mammy Walter Donaldson, Joe Young, Sam M. Lewis William Frawley 1918 Covered by (17 artists)
Oh! Flo (On a Midnight Choo-Choo Honeymoon) Walter Donaldson, Joe Young, Sam M. Lewis Dixie Daisies 1925 Covered by (2 artists)
Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody Joe Young, Jean Schwartz, Sam M. Lewis Al Jolson 1918 Covered by (34 artists)
Snuggled on Your Shoulder (Cuddled in Your Arms) Joe Young, Carmen Lombardo Bing Crosby 1932 Covered by (6 artists)
Take My Heart Joe Young, Fred E. Ahlert Nat Brandwynne and His Stork Club Orchestra 1936 Covered by (6 artists)
Was That the Human Thing to Do Sammy Fain, Joe Young The Boswell Sisters accompanied by The Dorsey Brothers 1932 Covered by (5 artists)
You're a Heavenly Thing Joe Young, Jack Little Don Bestor and His Orchestra 1935 Covered by (4 artists)
You're Gonna Lose Your Gal Joe Young, Jimmy Monaco Harry Reser and His Orchestra 1933 Covered by (8 artists)
You're My Everything Mort Dixon, Harry Warren, Joe Young Jeanne Aubert & Lawrence Gray November 2, 1931 Covered by (115 artists)

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
I Kiss Your Hand, Madame Joe Young, Sam M. Lewis Ich k├╝sse ihre Hand, Madame Leo Reisman and His Orchestra Covered by (6 artists)