Mitchell Parish

Mitchell Parish
Real name
Michael Hyman Pashelinsky
July 10, 1900
March 31, 1993
United States
00023497093 53 works
Lyricist, who was born into a Jewish family in Lithuania that immigrated to the US before his first birthday. By the late 1920s Parish was a well-regarded Tin Pan Alley lyricist in New York City. Winner of the Johnny Mercer Award award in 1986.


Added by Bastien

Songs written by Mitchell Parish

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
A Blues Serenade Mitchell Parish, Frank Signorelli, Jimmy Lytell, Vincent Grande Johnny Sylvester & His Playmates January 3, 1927 Covered by (8 artists)
All I Need Is You Mitchell Parish, Peter De Rose, Benny Davis Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra May 1, 1941 Covered by (15 artists)
Angel Mitchell Parish, Peter De Rose Susan Miller Covered by (4 artists)
A Waltz in the Moonlight and You Mitchell Parish, Alfred Solman The Bar Harbor Society Orchestra September 22, 1924 Covered by (2 artists)
Blue September Mitchell Parish, Peter De Rose Covered by (2 artists)
Christmas Night in Harlem Mitchell Parish, Raymond Scott Covered by (7 artists)
Corrine Corrina Mitchell Parish, J. Mayo Williams, Bo Carter Charlie McCoy and Bo Chatman December 1928 Covered by (177 artists)
Does Your Heart Beat for Me? Mitchell Parish, Russ Morgan, Arnold Johnson Music in the Russ Morgan Manner - Vocal Chorus Mullen Sisters May 15, 1936 Covered by (6 artists)
Don't Be That Way Benny Goodman, Mitchell Parish, Edgar Sampson Chick Webb and His Orchestra November 19, 1934 Covered by (147 artists)
Dream, Dream, Dream Jimmy McHugh, Mitchell Parish Sunny Gale March 1954 Covered by (4 artists)
Emaline Mitchell Parish, Frank Perkins Covered by (13 artists)
Evenin' Mitchell Parish, Harry White Cab Calloway and His Cotton Club Orchestra September 18, 1933 Covered by (31 artists)
Lilacs in the Rain Mitchell Parish, Peter De Rose Dick Jurgens and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Eddie Howard August 19, 1939 Covered by (17 artists)
Louisiana Fairy Tale J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie, Mitchell Parish "Fats" Waller and His Rhythm March 6, 1935 Covered by (37 artists)
Mom-e-le Mitchell Parish, Alex Alstone, Al Goodhart Covered by (6 artists)
Mr. Ghost Goes to Town Irving Mills, Will Hudson, Mitchell Parish Hudson-DeLange Orchestra June 20, 1936 Covered by (6 artists)
My Window Faces the South Mitchell Parish, Abner Silver, Jerry Livingston "Fats" Waller and His Rhythm December 16, 1937 Covered by (26 artists)
One Morning in May Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish Hoagy Carmichael and His Orchestra October 10, 1933 Covered by (80 artists)
Organ Grinder's Swing Irving Mills, Will Hudson, Mitchell Parish The Hudson-DeLange Orchestra March 20, 1936 Covered by (45 artists)
Sentimental Gentleman from Georgia Mitchell Parish, Frank Perkins Baron Lee and His Blue Rhythm Band August 17, 1932 Covered by (21 artists)
Sidewalks of Cuba Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish, Ben Oakland Mills Blue Rhythm Band under the Direction of Lucky Millinder Covered by (7 artists)
Sophisticated Swing Will Hudson, Mitchell Parish Hudson-DeLange Orchestra March 11, 1937 Covered by (5 artists)
Stars Fell on Alabama Mitchell Parish, Frank Perkins Guy Lombardo's Royal Canadians August 27, 1934 Covered by (243 artists)
Sweet Lorraine Mitchell Parish, Cliff Burwell The Radiolites May 18, 1928 Covered by (307 artists)
The Bells of Avalon Mitchell Parish, Joseph Cherney Covered by (3 artists)
The Moon Fell in the River Mitchell Parish, Peter De Rose Covered by (2 artists)
The Starlit Hour Mitchell Parish, Peter De Rose Glenn Miller and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Ray Eberle July 26, 1939 Covered by (10 artists)
The White World of Winter Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish Bing Crosby - Arranged and conducted by Sonny Burke November 1965 Covered by Bliss [CH]

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
All My Love Mitchell Parish Boléro Patti Page with Harry Geller & His Orchestra Covered by (9 artists)
Blue Skirt Waltz Mitchell Parish Červená sukýnka Frankie Yankovic and His Yanks with The Marlin Sisters Covered by (8 artists)
Blue Tango Mitchell Parish Blue Tango Alma Cogan with Orchestra conducted by Frank Cordell Covered by (3 artists)
Ciao Ciao Bambina (Piove) Mitchell Parish Piove (Ciao ciao bambina) Vico Torriani with Johnny Douglas and His Orchestra Covered by (9 artists)
Deep Purple Mitchell Parish Deep Purple Larry Clinton and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Bea Wain Covered by (78 artists)
Hands Across the Table Mitchell Parish Je ne savais pas The B.B.C. Dance Orchestra directed by Henry Hall Covered by (19 artists)
Heart of Paris Mitchell Parish Cœur de mon cœur Covered by Marilyn Michaels
Lotus Land Mitchell Parish Lotus Land Frankie Laine with Percy Faith & His Orch.
Moonlight Love Mitchell Parish Clair de lune Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres Orchestra and the Ray Charles Chorus Covered by (2 artists)
Moonlight Serenade Mitchell Parish Moonlight Serenade Jan Savitt and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Carlotta Dale Covered by (56 artists)
Riverboat Shuffle Mitchell Parish Riverboat Shuffle Hoagy Carmichael Covered by (6 artists)
Ruby Mitchell Parish Ruby Lew Douglas and His Orchestra - Vocal by Jack Halloran Choir Covered by (27 artists)
Serenata Mitchell Parish Serenata Art Lund with The Jud Conlon Singers - Orchestra conducted by LeRoy Holmes Covered by (9 artists)
Sleigh Ride Mitchell Parish Sleigh Ride The Andrews Sisters Covered by (301 artists)
Sophisticated Lady Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish Sophisticated Lady The Boswell Sisters Covered by (156 artists)
Stairway to the Stars Mitchell Parish Park Avenue Fantasy Kay Kyser and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus Harry Babbitt Covered by (73 artists)
Stardust Mitchell Parish Stardust Bing Crosby Covered by (264 artists)
Take Me in Your Arms Mitchell Parish Liebe war es nie (Blonde Natascha) Ruth Etting Covered by (12 artists)
Tell Me Why [The Stars Do Shine] Michael Edwards, Mitchell Parish, Sigmund Spaeth Why I Love You Covered by (2 artists)
The Lamp Is Low Mitchell Parish, Peter De Rose, Bert Shefter Pavane pour une infante défunte Kay Kyser and His Orchestra Covered by (113 artists)
The Sinner Mitchell Parish El pecador The Flamingos Covered by (5 artists)
The Syncopated Clock Mitchell Parish The Syncopated Clock Eileen Barton Covered by Rosemary Clooney
The Windmill Song Mitchell Parish Maître Pierre Andrews Sisters - Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra and Chorus
Tzena, Tzena, Tzena Mitchell Parish צאנה צאנה [Tzena, tzena, tzena] Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra and The Weavers Covered by (6 artists)
Volare Mitchell Parish Nel blu, dipinto di blu Dean Martin Covered by (52 artists)