Fred Jay

Real Name:
Friedrich Alex Jacobson
Profile:
Austrian schlager songwriter.
Born: 27 July 1914 in Linz, Austria.
Died: 27 March 1988 in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA (aged 73).

Known for adding the lyrics to the melody of track "Soleado", which then became track "When A Child Is Born", performed by many artists over years.
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Instruments & Performance

96019 LPC Fred Jay - Dixieland Jazz Concert album art Pee Wee Erwin's Dixieland Band Pee Wee Erwin's Dixieland Band - Dixieland Jazz Concert(10", Album) Coral 96019 LPC Germany 1956 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

453 Fred Jay - I Never Felt This Way Before / The Story Of Two Cigarettes album art Duke Ellington And His Orchestra / Paul Baron and His Orchestra The Story Of Two Cigarettes (as Jay) Duke Ellington And His Orchestra / Paul Baron and His Orchestra - I Never Felt This Way Before / The Story Of Two Cigarettes(12") V Disc 453 US 1945 Sell This Version
23529 Fred Jay - Around And Around And Around / You Kissed Me Once album art Eddie Cantor And Nora Martin You Kissed Me Once (You Kissed Me Twice, You Kissed Me Three Times) Eddie Cantor And Nora Martin - Around And Around And Around / You Kissed Me Once(Shellac, 10") Decca 23529 US 1946 Sell This Version
46062 Fred Jay - You Kissed Me Once / The Musket Came Down From The Door album art Hoosier Hot Shots You Kissed Me Once (You Kissed Me Twice, You Kissed Me Three Times) Hoosier Hot Shots - You Kissed Me Once / The Musket Came Down From The Door(Shellac, 10") Decca 46062 US 1947 Sell This Version
11499 Fred Jay - Lonely Lover / Unless You're Really Mine album art Ginny Gibson Lonely Lover (as Jay) Ginny Gibson - Lonely Lover / Unless You're Really Mine MGM Records 11499 US 1953 Sell This Version
18257 Fred Jay - Papa Loves Mambo / The Things I Didn't Do album art Perry Como The Things I Didn't Do (as Jay) Perry Como - Papa Loves Mambo / The Things I Didn't Do (Single) RCA Victor 18257 Belgium 1954 Sell This Version
45-F10408 Fred Jay - The Things I Didn't Do album art Lee Lawrence The Things I Didn't Do (as Jay) Lee Lawrence - The Things I Didn't Do(7", Single) Decca 45-F10408 UK 1954 Sell This Version
9-55004 Fred Jay - When You Are In Love album art Don Cornell Give Me Your Love Don Cornell - When You Are In Love (Single) Coral 9-55004 Netherlands 1955 Sell This Version
EAP 1-9121 Fred Jay - Les Paul and Mary Ford  album art Les Paul And Mary Ford* The Things I Didn't Do (as Jay) Les Paul And Mary Ford* - Les Paul and Mary Ford (EP) Capitol Records EAP 1-9121 France 1955 Sell This Version
4782 Fred Jay - Close Your Eyes / Give Me Your Love album art The Admirals (8) Give Me Your Love (as Jay) The Admirals (8) - Close Your Eyes / Give Me Your Love (Single) King Records (3) 4782 US 1955 Sell This Version
45026 Fred Jay - Johnny, Be Smart album art Sarah Vaughan With Hugo Peretti And His Orchestra* Johnny, Be Smart (as Jay) Sarah Vaughan With Hugo Peretti And His Orchestra* - Johnny, Be Smart (Single) Mercury 45026 Australia 1955 Sell This Version
9-29894 Fred Jay - The Hoot Owl Boogie / A Handful Of Rice album art Red Foley A Handful Of Rice Red Foley - The Hoot Owl Boogie / A Handful Of Rice (Single) Decca 9-29894 US 1956 Sell This Version
POP. 191 Fred Jay - Juke Box Baby / The Things I Didn't Do album art Perry Como With Mitchell Ayres & His Orchestra* & The Ray Charles Singers The Things I Didn't Do (as Jay) Perry Como With Mitchell Ayres & His Orchestra* & The Ray Charles Singers - Juke Box Baby / The Things I Didn't Do(Shellac, 10") His Master's Voice POP. 191 UK 1956 Sell This Version
ES-5060 Fred Jay - In The Middle Of The House / Kanda Kanda (The Singy Sangy Song) album art Vaughn Monroe, Moon Kim Vaughn Monroe, Moon Kim - In The Middle Of The House / Kanda Kanda (The Singy Sangy Song)(7") Victor ES-5060 Japan 1956 Sell This Version
47-7019 Fred Jay - Miss You album art Vaughn Monroe With Joe Reisman's Orch. And Chorus* Tomorrow, Tomorrow (as Jay) Vaughn Monroe With Joe Reisman's Orch. And Chorus* - Miss You(7") RCA Victor 47-7019 US 1957 Sell This Version
AMP 131 Fred Jay - Sittin' On Top Of The World album art Jerry Mar With Teddy McRae & His Orchestra* Brokenest Heart In Town (as Jay) Jerry Mar With Teddy McRae & His Orchestra* - Sittin' On Top Of The World(7", Promo) Amp 3 Records, Inc. AMP 131 US 1957 Sell This Version
47-7019 Fred Jay - Miss You album art Vaughn Monroe With Joe Reisman's Orchestra And Chorus* Tomorrow, Tomorrow (as Jay) Vaughn Monroe With Joe Reisman's Orchestra And Chorus* - Miss You(7") RCA Victor 47-7019 US 1957 Sell This Version
612 Chuck Willis What Am I Living For (as Jay) Chuck Willis - What Am I Living For (EP) Atlantic 612 US 1958 Sell This Version
FX-5055 Fred Jay - Johnny B. Goode album art The Penny Rockets What Am I Living For (as Joy) The Penny Rockets - Johnny B. Goode (EP) Festival Records FX-5055 Australia 1958 Sell This Version
HL 8790 Fred Jay - I Cried A Tear / St. Louis Blues album art LaVern Baker I Cried A Tear (as Jay) LaVern Baker - I Cried A Tear / St. Louis Blues (Single) London Records HL 8790 Norway 1958 Sell This Version
BBE 12212, BBE.12212, 425 055 BE Fred Jay - As I Love You album art Shirley Bassey Hands Across The Sea (as Jay) Shirley Bassey - As I Love You (EP) Philips, Philips BBE 12212, BBE.12212, 425 055 BE UK 1958 Sell This Version
S-500 Fred Jay - Once In a Beautiful Lifetime / I Dare You Baby album art Henry Alston I Dare You Baby (as Jay) and 1 more… Henry Alston - Once In a Beautiful Lifetime / I Dare You Baby N.Y. Skyline S-500 US 1958 Sell This Version
45-PB.845, 326 323 BF Fred Jay - Hands Across The Sea album art Shirley Bassey With Wally Stott And His Orchestra* Hands Across The Sea Shirley Bassey With Wally Stott And His Orchestra* - Hands Across The Sea (Single) Philips, Philips 45-PB.845, 326 323 BF UK 1958 Sell This Version
9-30759 Fred Jay - What Am I Living For / Goodbye Sunshine Hello Blues album art Ernest Tubb What Am I Living For (as Jay) Ernest Tubb - What Am I Living For / Goodbye Sunshine Hello Blues (Single) Decca 9-30759 US 1958 Sell This Version
45-AT.1179 Fred Jay - Hang Up My Rock And Roll Shoes / What Am I Living For album art Chuck Willis What Am I Living For (as Jay) Chuck Willis - Hang Up My Rock And Roll Shoes / What Am I Living For (Single) Atlantic 45-AT.1179 Canada 1958 Sell This Version