J. Fred Coots  (1897-1985)
Last updated: 19.04.24
According to the Internet source given below, John Frederick Coots was an American songwriter born in Brooklyn, New York.
He is the composer of over 700 popular songs and over a dozen Broadway shows.
He died in New York City.
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  Title (Release Year) Composer Performers Issue
  Historic Records      
recordMP3.gif Copper-Colored Gal (1936) J.F. Coots Dolly Dawn Victor: BS-0419
recordMP3.gif I'll Stand By (1936) J.F. Coots Dolly Dawn Victor: BS-101538
recordMP3.gif My Day Begins and Ends With You (1936) J.F. Coots Dolly Dawn Victor: BS-104066
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 99 works by J. Fred Coots (1897-1985). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Mr. Ford You've Got the Right Idea 1916 Ray Sherwood (words)
If You Can't Enlist Buy a Liberty Bond (And Help the U.S.A.) 1918 Joseph M. Davis (words)
I Wonder Why 1922 Raymond Klages (words)
Old-Fashioned Gown 1922
Time Will Tell 1922 Raymond Klages (words)  wvicon.gif
When a Regular Boy Loves a Regular Girl 1922
Innocent Eyes 1923 Jean Schwartz (co-author)
McElbert Moore (words)
In the Candle Light 1924 Dave Radford (words)
George Bennett (words)
Oriental Memories 1925 Al Goodman (co-author)
Maurie Rubens (co-author)
Clifford Grey (words)
Why Is Love? 1925
Sunday 1926 Clifford Grey (words)
Doin' the Raccoon 1928 Raymond Klages (words)  Pub.
It Was the Dawn of Love 1928 Lou Davis (words)
Love Tale of Alsace Lorraine, A 1928 Lou Davis (words)
Milton Charles (perf.)
Dick Leibert (perf.)
W. Irving Oppenheim (perf.)
Harold Veo (perf.)
Moonlight Madness 1928 Lou Davis (words)  wvicon.gif
Precious Little Thing Called Love, A 1928 Lou Davis (words)
Gary Cooper (perf.)
Collegiate Sam (w&m) 1929 Benny Davis (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Cross Your Fingers 1929 Arthur Swanstrom (words)
Benny Davis (words)
Here Comes My Ball and Chain 1929 Lou Davis (words)
I'm Croonin' a Tune About June 1929 Lou Davis (co-author)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
It's You I Love 1929 Benny Davis (words)
Arthur Swanstrom (words)
Olga Albani (perf.)
Lily Damita (perf.)
Jack Donahue (perf.)
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Little Coat of Tan, A 1929 Ray Klages (words)
Sam Ward (words)
Oh Sweetheart, Where Are You Tonight? (w&m) 1929 Benny Davis (co-author)  Pub.
Out Where the Moonbeams Are Born (w&m) 1929 Lou Davis (co-author)
George Olsen (perf.)
Pal of My Sweetheart Days (w&m) 1929 Benny Davis (co-author)  Pub.
Say It With Sables (w&m) 1929  wvicon.gif
Wasn't It Fate? (w&m) 1929 Benny Davis (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Why? 1929 Arthur Swanstrom (words)
Benny Davis (words)
You're Just Another Memory (w&m) 1929 Lou Davis (co-author)
Ray Klages (co-author)
Falling in Love With You 1930 Benny Davis (words)
Arr. by May Singhi Breen
I Miss a Little Miss 1930 Tot Seymour (words)
Charles Dameron (perf.)
Gene (perf.)
Tom, Dick & Harry (perf.)
I Still Get a Thrill 1930 Benny Davis (words)
Earl Abel (perf.)
Tommy Clines (perf.)
Francis Craig (perf.)
Tony Martin (perf.)
Weede Myer (perf.)
Gladys Rice (perf.)
Dinah Shore (perf.)
Bob West (perf.)
Joseph M. White (perf.)
I'm Proud of You 1930 Herb Magidson (words)  wvicon.gif
I Wonder Who's Under the Moon With You To-Night 1931 Benny Davis (words)  Pub.
Love Letters in the Sand 1931 Charles Kenny (words)
Nick Kenny (words)
Jack Miller (perf.)
Lee Morse (perf.)
Kate Smith (perf.)
Mary 1931 Ozzie Nelson (co-author)
Tommie & Willie (perf.)
Strangers 1931 Charles O'Flynn (words)  Pub.
Always in My Heart 1932 Roy Turk (words)
Ethel Shutta (perf.)
Gosh Darn! 1932 Joe Young (words)  Pub.
Here's Hoping 1932 Harold Adamson (words)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
I Cannot Tell You Why 1932 Roy Turk (words)
Arthur Tracy (perf.)
I Wouldn't Trade the Silver in My Mother's Hair 1932 Jack Little (co-author)
In a Little German Garden 1932 Gus Kahn (words)  wvicon.gif
You'll Get By 1932 Ray Turk (words)
Good Luck, Sweetheart 1933 Raymond Klages (words)
I Want to Ring Bells 1933 Maurice Sigler (words)  wvicon.gif
One Minute to One 1933 Sam M. Lewis (words)
Harry Richman (perf.)
Sidewalk Waltz, The 1933 Joe Young (words)  wvicon.gif
That's Me Without You 1933 Howard Johnson (words)
Billy Glason (words)
This Time It's Love 1933 Sam M. Lewis (words)
Leila Hyams (perf.)
Harry Richman (perf.)
Robert Young (perf.)
Two Tickets to Georgia 1933 Joe Young (words)
Charles Tobias (words)
Cuhrazy For Love 1934 Arthur Swanstrom (words)
Dancing and Dreaming (w&m) 1934 Benny Davis (co-author)
Milton Ager (co-author)
For All We Know 1934 Sam M. Lewis (words)
Freddy Martin (perf.)
Harry Richman (perf.)
I Knew You When 1934 Herb Magidson (words)
Santa Clause Is Comin' to Town 1934 Haven Gillespie (words)  Pub.
Beautiful Lady in Blue, A 1935 Sam M. Lewis (words)  wvicon.gif
Is It Just a Summer Romance? 1935 Anthony Turner (words)
Joe Reichman (perf.)
It Never Dawned on Me 1935 Sam M. Lewis (words)  Pub.
Louisiana Fairy Tale (w&m) 1935 Haven Gillespie (co-author)
Mitchell Parish (co-author)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Things Might Have Been So Diffrent 1935 Sam M. Lewis (words)
Wedding of Jack and Jill, The 1935 Haven Gillespie (words)
Abner P Grunauer (words)
Ben Bernie (perf.)
Whose Honey Are You? 1935 Haven Gillespie (words)
Alabama Barbecue 1936 Benny Davis (words)  wvicon.gif
Copper-Colored Gal 1936 Benny Davis (co-author)
Cab Calloway (perf.)
Dolly Dawn (perf.)
Bill Robinson (perf.)
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Doin' the Suzi-Q 1936 Benny Davis (words)
Dream Time 1936 Benny Davis (words)
I'll Stand By (w&m) 1936 Benny Davis (co-author)
Dolly Dawn (perf.)
I'm Grateful to You 1936 Benny Davis (words)
In My Estimation of You 1936 Carmen Lombardo (words)
Benny Davis (words)
Isn't Love the Strangest Thing? 1936
Little Robin Told Me So, A 1936 Benny Davis (words)
Bob Rothberg (words)
More I Know You, The 1936 Benny Davis (words)
My Day Begins and Ends With You 1936 Benny Davis (words)
Dolly Dawn (perf.)
Until Today 1936 Oscar Levant (words)
Benny Davis (words)
Who Loves You? 1936 Benny Davis (words)  wvicon.gif
Why Do I Lie to Myself About You? 1936 Benny Davis (words)
You Started Me Dreaming 1936 Benny Davis (words)  wvicon.gif
Yours Truly Is Truly Yours 1936 Ted Fio Rito (words)
Benny Davis (words)
In Your Own Little Way 1937 Charles Newman (words)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Nightfall in Louisiana (w&m) 1937 Benny Davis (co-author)  wvicon.gif
She's Tall, She's Tan, She's Terrific 1937 Cab Calloway (perf.)
Bill Robinson (perf.)
Dream Dust 1938 Haven Gillespie (words)
I'm Madly in Love With You 1938 Benny Davis (words)  Pub.
If I Loved You More 1938 Charles Newman (words)  wvicon.gif
Let's Stop the Clock 1938 Haven Gillespie (words)  wvicon.gif
Miss Hallelujah Brown 1938 Benny Davis (words)
Cab Calloway (perf.)
Summer Souvenirs 1938 Charles Newman (words)
Russ Morgan (perf.)
There's Honey on the Moon Tonight 1938 Haven Gillespie (words)
Mack Davis (words)
Richard Himber (perf.)
You Go to My Head 1938 Haven Gillespie (words)  Pub.
I'll Wait For You Forever 1940 Maurice Sigler (words)
Wait Till I Catch You in My Dreams 1940 Lew Brown (words)
Encore, Cherie 1947 Alice D. Simms (words)
I Can't Believe It Was All Make-Believe Last Night 1947 Sam M Lewis (words)
Nora 1947 Edward Eager (words)  Pub.
It's Too Late Now 1949 Matt Furin (co-author)
Tim Gayle (co-author)
I'd Like to Find You in My Stocking 1950 Charles Kenny (co-author)
Nick Kenny (co-author)
With God's Hand in Mine (w&m) 1952  wvicon.gif
Beany the Bunny 1954
     Composer Title Performer
youtube15.jpg J.F. Coots It's You I Love (2:52) Olga Albani