Dave Dreyer

September 22, 1894
March 1, 1967
United States
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Songwriter, pianist and publisher born in Brooklyn, New York. In the late 1940's he formed Dave Dreyer Music Corp. and in the early 1950's he formed Raleigh
Music, Inc. In 1963, Dreyer retired, and he sold both publishing firms to Shelby S. Singleton, Jr. From the mid 1950's to 1963 Dreyer also managed Brook Benton who started as a songwriter for Dreyer's music publishing firm.
Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970


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Songs written by Dave Dreyer

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Back in Your Own Back Yard Billy Rose, Dave Dreyer, Al Jolson Ruth Etting January 3, 1928 Covered by (122 artists)
Cecilia Dave Dreyer, Herman Ruby Harmony Dance Orch. (William C. Polla) August 10, 1925 Covered by (33 artists)
Four Walls Billy Rose, Dave Dreyer, Al Jolson Mark Fisher with Piano by Ted Shapiro December 10, 1927 Covered by (5 artists)
If the Rest of the World Don't Want You (Go Back to Mother and Dad) Dave Dreyer, Alex Gerber Lewis James December 15, 1923 Covered by (4 artists)
I Just Wanna Be Known as Susie's Feller Dave Dreyer, Lew Brown Cliff Edwards (Ukulele Ike) REC, Correll and Gosden REL August 12, 1926 Covered by Philip Spitalny and His Orchestra
I'm Following You Ballard MacDonald, Dave Dreyer The High Hatters conducted by Leonard Joy - Vocal Refrain by Frank Luther REC, Hollywood Dance Orchestra – Vocal Chorus by Buddy Blue (Adrian Schubert, Smith Ballew) REL November 6, 1929 Covered by (17 artists)
I'm Sailing on a Sunbeam Ballard MacDonald, Dave Dreyer Jesse Stafford and His Palace Hotel Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Lawrence Gray November 18, 1929 Covered by (3 artists)
Me and My Shadow Billy Rose, Dave Dreyer, Al Jolson Jack Smith (The Whispering Baritone) with Piano April 28, 1927 Covered by (113 artists)
Next Stop, Paradise Dave Dreyer, OraMay Diamond Teddy Randazzo 1957 Covered by (2 artists)
There's a Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder Billy Rose, Dave Dreyer, Al Jolson All Star Orchestra (Nathaniel Shilkret) REC, Al Jolson BRD,REL August 9, 1928 Covered by (62 artists)
The Spell of the Blues Arthur Johnston, Dave Dreyer, Herman Ruby Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians with Milton Charles November 27, 1928 Covered by (11 artists)
The Wall Dave Dreyer, Clyde Otis, OraMay Diamond Brook Benton - Orchestra under the direction of Leroy Kirkland January 21, 1957 Covered by (3 artists)
Wabash Moon Dave Dreyer, Morton Downey, Billy McKenny Frank Auburn & His Orchestra [Ben Selvin] January 26, 1931 Covered by (12 artists)