Harry Akst  (1894-1963)
Last updated: 25.01.24
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     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
           
pdf15.gif Away Down South (1922) H. Akst (music)
Sam M. Lewis (words)
J. Young (words)
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Dearest, You're the Nearest to My Heart (1922) H. Akst (music)
B. Davis (words)
Piano, Voice Kirk
Indiana
Pub.
pdf15.gif Granny (1921) H. Akst (music)
J. Young (words)
Sam M. Lewis (words)
Piano, Voice Indiana Pub.
pdf15.gif My Laddie (1919) H. Akst (music)
Howard Emmett Rogers (words)
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pdf15.gif South Sea Eyes (1923) H. Akst (w&m)
Gilda Gray (perf.)
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pdf15.gif Who'll Dry Your Tears (1921) H. Akst (music)
Sam M Lewis (words)
J. Young (words)
Piano, Voice Indiana Pub.
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 57 works by Harry Akst (1894-1963). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: pdf15.gif (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
My Laddie 1919 Howard Emmett Rogers (words)  wvicon.gif
While They Still Make Those Beautiful Girls 1919 Howard Emmett Rogers (words)
Crocodile, The 1920 Otto Motzan (co-author)
Howard Emmett Rogers (words)
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I'm Saving Up My Dough For Rae and Me 1920 Garfield Kilgour (words)  Pub.
Granny 1921 Joe Young (words)
Sam M. Lewis (words)
 Pub.
I've Got the Joys 1921 Sam M Lewis (words)
Joe Young (words)
 Pub.
Who'll Dry Your Tears 1921 Sam M Lewis (words)
Joe Young (words)
 Pub.
Away Down South 1922 Sam M. Lewis (words)
Joe Young (words)
 Pub.
Dearest, You're the Nearest to My Heart 1922 Benny Davis (words)  Pub.
Do I - Do I - Do I Love Her 1922 Joe Young (words)
Sam S. Lewis (words)
 Pub.
Bad News Blues 1923 Benny Davis (words)  wvicon.gif
First, Last and Always 1923 Benny Davis (words)  Pub.
South Sea Eyes (w&m) 1923 Gilda Gray (perf.)  wvicon.gif
Stella 1923 Al Jolson (words)
Benny Davis (words)
Wet Yo' Thumb 1923
Dinah 1925 Sam M. Lewis (words)
Joe Young (words)
Boswell Sisters (perf.)
Ace Brigode (perf.)
Rudy Vallée (perf.)
Rube Wolf (perf.)
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Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Steppin' in Society 1925 Alex Gerber (words)
Arr. by Dick Konter;
Everything's Gonna Be All Right 1926 Benny Davis (words)
Georgianna 1926 Lewis Young (words)  wvicon.gif
There's a Little White House on a Little Green Hill Where the Red Red Roses Grow 1926 Billy Rose (words)
Earl & Bell (perf.)
Gilbert C. Friar (perf.)
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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)
Waiting For the Rainbow 1927 Benny Davis (words)
Billy Rose (words)
In My Bouquet of Memories 1928 Lewis (words)
Young (words)
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Revenge 1928 Sam M. Lewis (words)
Joe Young (words)
Dolores del Río (perf.)
 Pub.
Am I Blue? 1929 Grant Clarke (words)
Ethel Waters (perf.)
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As Long As I'm With You 1929 Grant Clarke (words)
Bernice Claire (perf.)
Louise Fazenda (perf.)
Alexander Gray (perf.)
 Pub.
Birmingham Bertha 1929 Grant Clarke (words)
Vaughn de Leath (perf.)
Ethel Waters (perf.)
 Pub.
Come Back to Me 1929 Grant Clarke (words)  Pub.
Gypsy Charmer 1929 Grant Clarke (words)  Pub.
I Still Believe in You 1929 Grant Clark (words)
Benny Davis (words)
Corinne Griffith (perf.)
 Pub.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
I'm the Medicine Man For the Blues 1929 Grant Clarke (words)
Ted Lewis (perf.)
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Let Me Have My Dreams 1929 Grant Clarke (words)
Betty Compson (perf.)
Sally O'Neil (perf.)
 Pub.
My Strongest Weakness Is You 1929 Grant Clarke (words)
Charlotte Greenwood (perf.)
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There's the One For Me 1929 Jack Yellen (words)  wvicon.gif
This Is Heaven 1929 Jack Yeller (words)
Velma Banky (perf.)
 Pub.
Wishing and Waiting For Love 1929 Grant Clarke (words)
Alice White (perf.)
 Pub.
Nobody Cares if I'm Blue 1930 Grant Clarke (words)
Noah Beery (perf.)
Frank Fay (perf.)
Dorothy Mackaill (perf.)
 Pub.
Guilty (w&m) 1931 Gus Kahn (co-author)
Richard A Whiting (co-author)
Frank Gallagher (perf.)
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)  Pub.
I Don't Want to Be President 1934 Lew Brown (words)  Pub.
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)  Pub.
It Happened When Your Eyes Met Mine 1934 Roy Turk (words)
Lanny Ross (perf.)
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Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Stepping Out of the Picture 1934 Lew Brown (words)  wvicon.gif
Straw Hat in the Rain 1934 Lew Brown (words)  Pub.
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 (perf.)
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Suzannah 1936 Harry Richman (co-author)
Lew Brown (words)
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What a Beautiful Beginning 1937 Sidney Clare (words)
All My Love (w&m) 1947 Al Jolson (co-author)
Saul Chaplin (co-author)
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Egg and I, The 1947 Al Jolson (co-author)
Bert Kalmar (co-author)
Herman Ruby (co-author)
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Goodbye G.I. Al (w&m) 1951 Eddie Maxwell (words)  wvicon.gif
     Composer Title Performer
       
youtube15.jpg H. Akst Am I Blue? (4:09) E. Waters