Harry Akst  (1894-1963)
Last updated: 06.08.21
     Title Instruments Remarks
pdf15.gif Dearest, You're the Nearest to My Heart Piano, Voice Harry Akst (Music)
Benny Davis (words)
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 61 works by Harry Akst (1894-1963). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
While They Still Make Those Beautiful Girls 1919 Howard Emmett Rogers (words)
Crocodile, The 1920 Otto Motzan (co-author)
Howard Emmett Rogers (words)
Home Again Blues - Fox Trot (w&m) 1920
I'm Saving Up My Dough For Rae and Me 1920 Garfield Kilgour (words)  wvicon.gif
Granny 1921 Joe Young (words)
Sam M. Lewis (words)
Home Again Blues 1921 Irving Berlin (words)
I've Got the Joys 1921 Sam M Lewis (words)
Joe Young (words)
Who'll Dry Your Tears 1921 Sam M Lewis (words)
Joe Young (words)
Dearest, You're the Nearest to My Heart 1922 Benny Davis (words)  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
Do I - Do I - Do I Love Her 1922 Joe Young (words)
Sam S. Lewis (words)
First, Last and Always 1923 Benny Davis (words)  wvicon.gif
Smile Will Go a Long Long Way, A 1923 Benny Davis (words)
South Sea Eyes 1923
Stella 1923 Al Jolson (words)
Benny Davis (words)
Wet Yo' Thumb 1923
Dinah 1925 Sam M. Lewis (words)
Joe Young (words)
Ace Bugode (sung by)
Rube Wolf (sung by)
R. Vallée (sung by)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Steppin' in Society 1925 Alex Gerber (words)
Arr. by Dick Konter;
Baby Face 1926 Benny Davis (words)
Everything's Gonna Be All Right 1926 Benny Davis (words)
Georgianna 1926 Lewis Young (words)  wvicon.gif
Here Comes Malinda! 1926 Benny Davis (co-author)
Lonely Eyes 1926 Benny Davis (words)
Shanghai Dream Man 1926 Benny Davis (words)
There's a Little White House on a Little Green Hill Where the Red Red Roses Grow 1926 B. Rose (words)  wvicon.gif
Gorgeous 1927 Benny Davis (words)
It's a Million to One You're in Love 1927 Benny Davis (words)
No Wonder I'm Happy 1927 Benny Davis (words)
Sad 'n Blue 1927 Benny Davis (co-author)
Sweet Yvette 1927 Benny Davis (co-author)
Waiting For the Rainbow 1927 Benny Davis (words)
Billy Rose (words)
In My Bouquet of Memories 1928 Lewis (words)
Young (words)
Revenge 1928 Lewis (words)
Young (words)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Am I Blue? 1929 Grant Clarke (words)  wvicon.gif
Birmingham Bertha 1929 Grant Clarke (words)
Come Back to Me 1929 Grant Clarke (words)  wvicon.gif
Gypsy Charmer 1929 Grant Clarke (words)  wvicon.gif
I Still Believe in You 1929 Grant Clark (words)
Benny Davis (words)
Corinne Griffith (sung by)
I'm the Medicine Man For the Blues 1929 Grant Clarke (words)
T. Lewis (perf. by)
Let Me Have My Dreams 1929 Grant Clarke (words)  wvicon.gif
My Strongest Weakness Is You 1929 Grant Clarke (words)
Charlotte Greenwood (sung by)
There's the One For Me 1929 Jack Yellen (words)  wvicon.gif
This Is Heaven 1929 Jack Yeller (words)
Velma Banky (sung by)
Nobody Cares if I'm Blue 1930 Grant Clarke (words)  wvicon.gif
Guilty 1931 Gus Kahn (co-author)
Richard A Whiting (co-author)
I Can't Get Mississippi Off My Mind 1931 Joe Young (words)
Nothing's Too Good For My Baby 1931 Benny Davis (words)
Eddie Cantor (words)
Sing to Me 1933 Edward Eliscu (words)  wvicon.gif
I Don't Want to Be President 1934 Lew Brown (words)  wvicon.gif
Title Year Attribution Remarks
I'd Like to Dunk You in My Coffee 1934
I'm Just That Way 1934 Roy Turk (words)  wvicon.gif
If It's Love 1934 Lew Brown (words)  wvicon.gif
It Happened When Your Eyes Met Mine 1934 Roy Turk (words)
Lanny Ross (sung by)
Stand Up and Cheer 1934 Lew Brown (words)
Stepping Out of the Picture 1934 Lew Brown (words)  wvicon.gif
Straw Hat in the Rain 1934 Lew Brown (words)  wvicon.gif
I'd Rather Be With You 1935 Lew Brown (co-author)
Elsa Maxwell (co-author)
Keep That Twinkle in Your Eye 1936 Sidney Clare (words)
Edward Eliscu (words)
Jane Withers (sung by)
Suzannah 1936 Harry Richman (co-author)
Lew Brown (words)
What a Beautiful Beginning 1937 Sidney Clare (words)
All My Love 1947 Al Jolson (words)
Saul Chaplin (words)
Egg and I, The 1947 Al Jolson (co-author)
Bert Kalmar (co-author)
Herman Ruby (co-author)