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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Writing & Arrangement

453 I Never Felt This Way Before / The Story Of Two Cigarettes — Fred Jay 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
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23529 Around And Around And Around / You Kissed Me Once — Fred Jay 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
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46062 You Kissed Me Once / The Musket Came Down From The Door — Fred Jay 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
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9-30565 Be Good To Me / The Greatest Adventure Of All — Fred Jay Mona Baptiste The Greatest Adventure Of All Mona Baptiste - Be Good To Me / The Greatest Adventure Of All(7", Single, Promo) Decca 9-30565 US 1951 Sell This Version
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11499 Lonely Lover / Unless You're Really Mine — Fred Jay Ginny Gibson Lonely Lover (as Jay) Ginny Gibson - Lonely Lover / Unless You're Really Mine MGM Records 11499 US 1953 Sell This Version
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18257 Papa Loves Mambo / The Things I Didn't Do — Fred Jay 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
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45-F10408 The Things I Didn't Do — Fred Jay 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
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EAP 1-9121 Les Paul and Mary Ford  — Fred Jay 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
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9-55004 When You Are In Love — Fred Jay Don Cornell Give Me Your Love Don Cornell - When You Are In Love (Single) Coral 9-55004 Netherlands 1955 Sell This Version
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4782 Close Your Eyes / Give Me Your Love — Fred Jay 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
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45026 Johnny, Be Smart — Fred Jay 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
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3016 Can You / Don't Go, Don't Go, Don't Go — Fred Jay Micki Marlo Don't Go, Don't Go, Don't Go (as Jay) Micki Marlo - Can You / Don't Go, Don't Go, Don't Go(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 3016 US 1955 Sell This Version
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9-29894 The Hoot Owl Boogie  — Fred Jay Red Foley A Handful Of Rice Red Foley - The Hoot Owl Boogie (Single) Decca 9-29894 US 1956 Sell This Version
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POP. 191 Juke Box Baby / The Things I Didn't Do — Fred Jay 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
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MG 25306 Hit Parade Vol. 5 — Fred Jay Various Johnny Be Smart (as Jay) Various - Hit Parade Vol. 5(10", Comp) Mercury MG 25306 Italy 1956 Sell This Version
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ES-5060 In The Middle Of The House / Kanda Kanda (The Singy Sangy Song) — Fred Jay 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
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47-7019 Miss You / Tomorrow, Tomorrow — Fred Jay Vaughn Monroe With Joe Reisman's Orch. And Chorus* Tomorrow, Tomorrow (as Jay) Vaughn Monroe With Joe Reisman's Orch. And Chorus* - Miss You / Tomorrow, Tomorrow(7") RCA Victor 47-7019 US 1957 Sell This Version
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AMP 131 Sittin' On Top Of The World — Fred Jay 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
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47-7019 Miss You — Fred Jay 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
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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
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FX-5055 Johnny B. Goode — Fred Jay 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
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HL 8790 I Cried A Tear / St. Louis Blues — Fred Jay 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
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BBE 12212, BBE.12212, 425 055 BE As I Love You — Fred Jay 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
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S-500 Once In a Beautiful Lifetime / I Dare You Baby — Fred Jay 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
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45-PB.845, 326 323 BF Hands Across The Sea — Fred Jay 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