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Lew Brown

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Real name
Louis Brownstein
Born
December 10, 1893
Died
February 5, 1958
Country
United States
IPI
00004350140 86 works
4350140 1 work
00018007907 1 work
Affiliation
ASCAP
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Lyricist born in Russia, whose parents moved to the United States in 1898, when he was five.
Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970
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Songs written by Lew Brown

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Black Bottom Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Johnny Hamp's Kentucky Serenaders June 28, 1926 Covered by (54 artists)
Button Up Your Overcoat Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Jack Haley and Zelma O'Neal PRF, Buddy Golden and His Michigan Wolverines - Vocal Chorus by Irving Kaufman REC January 9, 1929 Covered by (116 artists)
Comes Love Lew Brown, Sam H. Stept, Charles Tobias Harry James and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus Connie Haines May 24, 1939 Covered by (215 artists)
Dapper Dan Lew Brown, Albert Von Tilzer Frank Crumit July 16, 1921 Covered by (32 artists)
Don't Bring Lulu Ray Henderson, Billy Rose, Lew Brown Bennie Krueger's Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Billy Jones March 16, 1925 Covered by (32 artists)
Don't Tell Her What's Happened to Me Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Sammy Fain August 19, 1930 Covered by (9 artists)
Forgetting You Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Peggy English May 11, 1928 Covered by (12 artists)
For Old Times' Sake Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Nick Lucas "The Crooning Troubadour" July 7, 1928 Covered by (6 artists)
Give Me the Moonlight: Give Me the Girl (And Leave the Rest to Me) Lew Brown, Albert Von Tilzer Samuel Ash September 4, 1917 Covered by (9 artists)
Good News Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Zelma O'Neal PRF, George Olsen and His Music - Vocal Refrain by Bob Borger, Fran Frey, Bob Rice REC September 6, 1927 Covered by (19 artists)
(Here Am I) Broken Hearted Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra June 22, 1927 Covered by (32 artists)
He's a Ladies' Man Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Zelma O'Neal PRF, Peter Lawford - M-G-M Studio Orchestra directed by Lennie Hayton BRD September 6, 1927 Covered by The Harmonians (Ben Selvin)
Hi-Ho the Merrio (As Long as She Loves Me) Lew Brown, Benny Davis, Con Conrad Covered by (5 artists)
Honeymoon Chimes Lew Brown, Robert King International Novelty Orchestra (Nathaniel Shilkret) January 9, 1923 Covered by (7 artists)
How I Love You Lew Brown, Cliff Friend Hollywood Dance Orchestra [Adrian Schubert] October 6, 1926 Covered by (6 artists)
I Came Here To Talk For Joe Sam Stept, Charles Tobias, Lew Brown Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye - Vocal Chorus by Don Cornell (Sammy Kaye, Don Cornell) 1942 Unverified
I Can't Afford To Dream Sam Stept, Charles Tobias, Lew Brown Harry James and His Orchestra - Vocal by Connie Haines (Harry James, Connie Haines) 1939 Unverified
I'd Climb the Highest Mountain if I Knew I'd Find You Lew Brown, Sidney Clare Jack Smith (The Whispering Baritone) March 5, 1926 Covered by (28 artists)
If I Had a Talking Picture of You Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Ed Lowry July 12, 1929 Covered by (63 artists)
If You Hadn't Gone Away Billy Rose, Ray Henderson, Lew Brown Cliff Edwards (Ukelele Ike) July 1925 Unverified
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 a Dreamer (Aren't We All) Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Ed Lowry REC, Janet Gaynor BRD July 12, 1929 Covered by (59 artists)
I'm in Seventh Heaven Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Al Jolson, Lew Brown George Olsen and His Music - Vocal Refrain by Fran Frey REC, Al Jolson BRD April 4, 1929 Covered by (11 artists)
I'm the Lonesomest Gal in Town Lew Brown, Albert Von Tilzer Bea Wain with Orchestra August 13, 1940 Covered by (8 artists)
It All Depends on You Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Al Jolson Covered by (115 artists)
I Used to Love You but It's All over Now Lew Brown, Albert Von Tilzer Orlando's Orchestra December 1920 Covered by (50 artists)
I've Got the Yes! We Have No Bananas Blues Lew Brown, James F. Hanley, Robert King Covered by (8 artists)
I've Got to Pass Your House to Get to My House Lew Brown Bing Crosby with Jimmie Grier and His Orchestra June 9, 1933 Covered by (6 artists)
I Want to Be Bad Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Zelma O'Neal PRF, Buddy Golden and His Michigan Wolverines - Vocal Chorus by Marvin Young REC January 9, 1929 Covered by (12 artists)
I Wish I Had Died In My Cradle (Before I Grew Up To Love You) Max Friedman, Lew Brown Gene Austin February 1929 Unverified
I Wonder How I Look When I'm Asleep Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Fred Rich's Dance Orchestra – Vocal Chorus The Joy Boys REC, Moe Thompson REL January 7, 1927 Covered by (4 artists)
Just a Memory Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra August 19, 1927 Covered by (25 artists)
Just Imagine Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Ruth Mayon & Mary Lawlor PRF, Abe Lyman's California Orchestra REC,REL September 6, 1927 Covered by (30 artists)
Ladies and Gentlemen, That's Love Ray Henderson, Lew Brown Ethel Merman September 14, 1931 Covered by Victor Young and The Brunswick Orch. - Vocal Choruses by Bing Crosby, The Boswell Sisters, Connie Boswell, Frank Munn and The Mills Brothers
Last Night on the Back Porch Lew Brown, Carl Schraubstader Winnie Lightner PRF, Criterion Male Quartet REC June 18, 1923 Covered by (73 artists)
Let's Call It a Day Ray Henderson, Lew Brown Victor Arden-Phil Ohman and Their Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Frank Munn October 27, 1932 Covered by (7 artists)
Life Begins When You're in Love Victor Schertzinger, Lew Brown The California Ramblers - Vocal Refrain by Eddy Lloyd January 17, 1936 Covered by (9 artists)
Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Ethel Merman PRF, Ben Bernie and His Orchestra REC September 14, 1931 Covered by (77 artists)
Little Pal Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Al Jolson, Lew Brown Al Jolson Covered by (20 artists)
Lost My Rhythm, Lost My Music, Lost My Man Harry Akst, Lew Brown, Elsa Maxwell Freddy Martin and His Orchestra – Vocal Chorus Vivien Ruth March 13, 1935 Covered by (3 artists)
Lucky Day Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown The Harmonians - Vocal Chorus by Irving Kaufman June 24, 1926 Covered by (36 artists)
Lucky in Love Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Covered by (17 artists)
Magnolia (Mix the Lot–What Have You Got?) Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown The Clevelanders (Harry Reser) May 19, 1927 Covered by (16 artists)
My Lucky Star Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Jack Barker [US1] January 9, 1929 Covered by (6 artists)
My Sin Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Charles W. Hamp April 1, 1929 Covered by (45 artists)
My Song Ray Henderson, Lew Brown Ethel Merman & Rudy Vallée September 14, 1931 Covered by (7 artists)
Never Swat a Fly Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Abe Lyman and His California Orchestra September 17, 1930 Covered by (25 artists)
Noah's Wife (Lived a Wonderful Life) Jack Yellen, Lew Brown, Ernie Erdman, Abe Olman Eddie Cantor May 1920 Covered by (2 artists)
Oh by Jingo! Lew Brown, Albert Von Tilzer Covered by (66 artists)
Oh Gee! Say Gee! You Ought to See My Gee Gee from the Fiji Isle Lew Brown, Albert Von Tilzer Tod Weinhold November 24, 1920 Covered by (5 artists)
One More Time Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Ben Bernie and His Orchestra February 13, 1931 Covered by (13 artists)
One Sweet Letter from You Harry Warren, Lew Brown, Sidney Clare Annette Hanshaw November 26, 1926 Covered by (65 artists)
On the Outgoing Tide Lew Brown, Mabel Wayne Covered by (3 artists)
Red Hot Chicago Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Waring's Pennsylvanians January 10, 1930 Covered by (4 artists)
Seven or Eleven (My Dixie Pair o' Dice) Walter Donaldson, Lew Brown Majestic Dance Orchestra [Joseph Samuels] November 1922 Covered by (12 artists)
So Blue Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Vincent Lopez and His Casa Lopez Orchestra February 21, 1927 Covered by (22 artists)
Sonny Boy Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Al Jolson, Lew Brown Al Jolson REC,BRD August 20, 1928 Covered by (143 artists)
South Wind Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Frank Farrell & His Greenwich Village Inn Orchestra March 1, 1927 Covered by (8 artists)
So Will I Lew Brown, Cliff Friend Jack Smith (The Whispering Baritone) December 23, 1926 Covered by (2 artists)
Sunny Side Up Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Johnny Hamp's Kentucky Serenaders - Vocal Refrain by Frank Luther REC,REL, Janet Gaynor BRD September 13, 1929 Covered by (30 artists)
Thank Your Father Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Waring's Pennsylvanians - Vocal Refrain by Wilbert Morgan and The Three Girl Friends January 17, 1930 Covered by (8 artists)
That Old Feeling Sammy Fain, Lew Brown Virginia Verrill Covered by (310 artists)
That's Why Darkies Were Born Ray Henderson, Lew Brown Everett Marshall September 14, 1931 Covered by (8 artists)
The Best Things in Life Are Free Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Mary Lawlor and John Price Jones PRF, George Olsen and His Music - Vocal Refrain by Bob Borger REC September 6, 1927 Covered by (155 artists)
The Birth of the Blues Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Irving Abrams & His Orchestra June 1926 Covered by (170 artists)
Then I'll Be Happy Lew Brown, Cliff Friend, Sidney Clare Hall and Ryan April 12, 1925 Covered by (56 artists)
The Ragtime Dream Lew Brown, Joe Goodwin American Quartet January 13, 1914 Covered by (2 artists)
There I Go Dreaming Again Ray Henderson, Lew Brown George Olsen and His Music – Vocal Refrain by Ethel Shutta February 24, 1932 Covered by (5 artists)
The Thrill Is Gone Ray Henderson, Lew Brown Rudy Vallee & Everett Marshall PRF, Rudy Vallée and His Connecticut Yankees REC September 14, 1931 Covered by (164 artists)
The Varsity Drag Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown The OKeh Melodians (Sam Lanin) August 16, 1927 Covered by (79 artists)
This Is the Missus Ray Henderson, Lew Brown Peggy Moseley & Rudy Vallée PRF, Rudy Vallée and His Connecticut Yankees REC September 14, 1931 Covered by (7 artists)
Together Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Nick Lucas "The Crooning Troubadour" December 10, 1927 Covered by (99 artists)
True Blue Sam Walter Donaldson, Lew Brown Margaret Young August 1922 Covered by (4 artists)
Turn On the Heat Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown The Charleston Chasers [US] September 28, 1929 Covered by (16 artists)
Wait Until You See My Madeline Lew Brown, Albert Von Tilzer Frank Crumit REC, Victor Roberts (Billy Jones [US1]) REL April 21, 1921
When It's Night-Time in Italy, It's Wednesday over Here Lew Brown, James Kendis Covered by (11 artists)
Where the Bamboo Babies Grow Walter Donaldson, Lew Brown Frank Crumit September 19, 1922 Covered by (8 artists)
Whose Izzy Is He? Bud Green, Lew Brown, Murray Sturm Isabelle Patricola January 14, 1924 Covered by (5 artists)
Why Did I Kiss That Girl Ray Henderson, Lew Brown, Robert King Covered by (17 artists)
Without You Sweetheart Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown The Rounders – Vocal Chorus Tom Stacks December 15, 1927 Covered by (16 artists)
You're the Cream in My Coffee Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Ona Munson and Jack Whiting October 10, 1928 Covered by (97 artists)
You Try Somebody Else (We'll Be Back Together Again) Ray Henderson, B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown Majestic Dance Orchestra – Vocal Chorus Glenn Cross October 22, 1931 Covered by (26 artists)

Adapted songs