Rube Bloom

Real Name:Reuben Bloom

American composer and pianist and author.
Born 24 April 1902 in New York City, New York, USA.
Died 30 March 1976 in New York City, New York, USA.
Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1982.
He charted as a songwriter thirty times in the U.S. and twice in the U.K. between 1930-1976 including four #1 songs: "The Man from the South" by Ted Weems and His Orchestra (1930) (co-written by Harry M. Woods), "Truckin'" by Fats Waller (1935) (co-written by Ted Koehler), "Day in, Day Out by Bob Crosby and His Orchestra (1939) (co-written by Johnny Mercer), and "Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear to Tread)" by The Glenn Miller Orchestra (1940) also (co-written by Johnny Mercer). He also had six other top 10 singles as a songwriter.
He wrote the instruction guide Rube Bloom’s Guide to Modern Piano Playing (1936).

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In Groups:Joe Venuti's Blue Four, Lanin's Arkansaw Travelers, Rube Bloom And His Bayou Boys, Sioux City Six, The Hottentots, The Tennessee Tooters
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