Sammy Fain  (1902-1989)
Last updated: 29.01.24
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  Title (Release Year) Composer Performers Issue
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 94 works by Sammy Fain (1902-1989). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Keep on Croonin' a Tune (w&m) 1925 Irving Weill (co-author)
Jimmy McHugh (co-author)
Ike Edwards (perf.)
Phil Romano Orchestra (perf.)
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Nobody Knows What a Red Headed Mama Can Do 1925 Irving Mills (words)
Al Dubin (words)
If You Can't Tell the World She's a Good Little Girl, Just Say Nothing at All 1926 Al Dubin (words)
Irving Kahal (words)
Turkish Towel (w&m) 1926 Ben'ee Russell (co-author)
Irving Mills (co-author)
I Ain't That Kind of a Baby 1927 Irving (words)
Kahal (words)
Addy Britt (words)
Don Charno (perf.)
I Left My Sugar Standing in the Rain 1927 Irving Kahal (words)
Let a Smile Be Your Umbrella on a Rainy Day 1927 Irving Kahal (words)
Francis Wheeler (words)
Irene Clayton (perf.)
Walter Davison (perf.)
Frances Delaney (perf.)
Alex Hyde (perf.)
Phil & Anne Brae (perf.)
Ralph Pollock (perf.)
Milton Slosser (perf.)
Nothin' Does Does It Like It Used to Do-Do-Do 1927 Irving Kahal (words)
Manny Ross (words)
There's Always a Way to Remember 1927 Lew Pollack (co-author)  wvicon.gif
What a Wonderful Wedding That Will Be 1927 Irving Kahal (words)
Francis Wheeler (words)
Phil Spitalny (perf.)
While the Others Are Dancing 1927 Irving Kahal (words)
Francis Wheeler (words)
I Love My Old Fashioned Man 1928 Irving (words)
Kahal (words)
Francis Wheeler (words)
Fred Kinsley (perf.)
In a Little French Cafe 1928 Mitchell Parish (words)
Arr. by M. Kalua
There's a Place in the Sun For You 1928 Bud Green (words)  wvicon.gif
There's Something About a Rose 1928 Irving Kahal (words)
Francis Wheeler (words)
Milton Berbe (perf.)
I'd Fall in Love With Me 1929 Jack Murray (words)  wvicon.gif
Wedding Bells 1929 Irving Kahal (words)
Willie Raskin (words)
Ruth Mann (perf.)
Johnny Perkins (perf.)
Harry Savoy (perf.)
When the World Is at Rest 1929 Lou Davis (words)  Pub.
I'll Bob Up With the Bob-O-Link 1929;1930 Pierre Norman (co-author)
Irving Kahl (words)
Willie Raskin (words)
Back Home (w&m) 1930 Pierre Norman (co-author)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
You Brought a New Kind of Love to Me 1930 Irving Kahal (co-author)
Pierre Norman (co-author)
Belle Baker (perf.)
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Temporarily Blue 1931 Irving Kahal (words)  wvicon.gif
Was That the Human Thing to Do? 1931 Joe Young (words)
Boswell Sisters (perf.)
Pickens Sisters (perf.)
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When I Take My Sugar to Tea (w&m) 1931 Pierre Norman (co-author)
Irving Kahal (words)
Boswell Sisters (perf.)
Hummin' to Myself 1932 Herb Magidson (words)
Monty Siegal (words)
Joan Abbott (perf.)
Ethel Shutta (perf.)
Now You've Got Me Worryin' For You 1932 Joe Young (words)
Arr. by George J Trinkaus
Ah! the Moon Is Here 1933 Irving Kahal (words)
By a Waterfall 1933 Irving Kahal (words)  Pub.
I'll Pin Another Petal on the Daisy 1933 Irving Kahal (words)  Pub.
If You Don't Want to Be Sweethearts 1933 Irving Kahal (words)  wvicon.gif
It's Time to Sing ''Sweet Adeline'' Again 1933 Benny Davis (words)
Al Boasberg (words)
Eddy Duchin (perf.)
Lonely Lane 1933 Irving Kahal (words)  Pub.
Road Is Open Again, The (w&m) 1933
Sittin' on a Backyard Fence 1933 Irving Kahal (words)  Pub.
Beauty Must Be Loved (w&m) 1934
Ev'ry Day 1934 Irving Kahal (words)
Rudy Vallée (perf.)
How Do I Know It's Sunday? 1934 Irving Kahal (words)  Pub.
Simple and Sweet 1934 Irving Kahal (words)
Patricia Ellis (perf.)
Rochelle Hudson (perf.)
Guy Kibbee (perf.)
Hal LeRoy (perf.)
Spin a Little Web of Dreams 1934 Irving Kahal (words)
There's a Diff'rent You in Your Heart 1934 Irving Kahal (words)  Pub.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Two Little Flies on a Lump of Sugar 1934 Irving Kahal (words)
Patricia Ellis (perf.)
Rochelle Hudson (perf.)
Guy Kibbee (perf.)
Hal LeRoy (perf.)
When Tomorrow Comes 1934 Irving Kahal (words)
Good Green Acres of Home 1935 Irving Kahal (words)  Pub.
Humble Side of the Town, The 1935 Irving Kahal (words)
Shirley Howard (perf.)
Am I Gonna Have Trouble With You? 1936 Charles Tobias (words)
Little Chin-Chin 1936 Charles Tobias (words)
That Never-To-Be-Forgotten Night 1936 Charles Tobias (words)
Don't You Know or Don't You Care 1937 Irving Kahal (words)
Doughnuts and Coffee 1937 Irving Kahal (words)
I Can Dream, Can't I? 1937 Irving Kahal (words)
Andrews Sisters (perf.)
Gordon Jenkins (perf.)
It Goes to Your Feet 1937 Lew Brown (words)
Line Is Never Out of Season 1937 Lew Brown (words)
Our Penthouse on Third Avenue 1937 Lew Brown (words)
Harriet Hilliard (perf.)
That Old Feeling 1937 Lew Brown (words)
I'll Be Seeing You 1938 Irving Kahal (words)
Freddy Martin (perf.)
Hildegarde Loretta Sell (perf.)
It's Time to Say ''Aloha'' 1938 Charlie Tobias (words)  wvicon.gif
Who Blew Out the Flame? 1938 Mitchell Parish (words)  Pub.
Are You Havin' Any Fun? 1939 Jack Yellen (words)  wvicon.gif
Good Night, My Beautiful 1939 Jack Yellen (words)
Moon Is a Silver Dollar, The 1939 Mitchell Parish (words)
Lee Shelley (perf.)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Something I Dreamed Last Night 1939 Jack Yellen (words)
Herb Magidson (words)
I Want to Live 1940 Jack Yellen (words)
Ed Wynn (perf.)
Love Song of Renaldo 1940 Irving Kahal (words)  wvicon.gif
Sun'll Be Up in the Morning, The 1940 Jack Yellen (words)
Ed Wynn (perf.)
Happy in Love 1941 Ella Logan (perf.)
Oh, Auntie! 1941 Ella Logan (perf.)
Carmen Miranda (perf.)
So Long, Sarah Jane 1943 Lew Brown (words)
Ralph Freed (words)
Please Don't Say No 1944 Ralph Freed (words)
Tommy Dorsey (perf.)
King Sisters (perf.)
All the Time 1945 Ralph Freed (words)  wvicon.gif
And There You Are 1945 Ted Koehler (words)
Bob Graham (perf.)
Ginger Rogers (perf.)
There You Are, And 1945 Ted Koehler (words)  Pub.
Let Us Gather at the Goal-Line 1946 George Marion (words)  wvicon.gif
Dickey-Bird Song, The 1947 Howard Dietz (words)
Jeanette MacDonald (perf.)
I Theenk You Weenk! 1947 George Marion (words)
Dear Hearts and Gentle People 1949 Bob Hilliard (words)
Dinah Shore (perf.)
I'm Late 1949 Bob Hilliard (words)
It's Bigger Than Both of Us 1950 Jackie Barnett (words)
Alice in Wonderland 1951 Bob Hilliard (words)
All in the Golden Afternoon 1951 Bob Hilliard (words)  wvicon.gif
It's All Over But the Memories 1951 Irving Kahal (words)  Pub.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Your Mother and Mine 1951 Sammy Cahn (words)  wvicon.gif
Black Hills of Dakota 1953 Paul Francis Webster (words)  wvicon.gif
Deadwood Stage, The 1953 Paul Francis Webster (words)
Face to Face 1953 Sammy Cahn (words)
Secret Love 1953 Paul Francis Webster (words)  Pub.
I Speak to the Stars 1954 Paul Francis Webster (words)
Doris Day (perf.)
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing 1955 Paul Francis Webster (words)  wvicon.gif
April Love 1957 Paul Francis Webster (words)  Pub.
Gift of Love, The 1957 Paul Francis Webster (words)  wvicon.gif
Certain Smile, A 1958 Paul Francis Webster (words)  wvicon.gif
Mardi Gras March, The 1958 Paul Francis Webster (words)  wvicon.gif
Joy in the Morning 1964 Paul Francis Webster (words)  wvicon.gif
I've Got It (But It Don't Do Me No Good) ? Pierre Norman Irving Kahal (words)
If You Can't Hold the Man You Love, Don't Cry When He's Gone ? Irving Kahal (words)
     Composer Title Performer
youtube15.jpg S. Fain You Brought a New Kind of Love to Me (1930) (3:13) Belle Baker
youtube15.jpg S. Fain Was That the Human Thing to Do? (3:21) Pickens Sisters