Aaron Schroeder

Real Name:
Aaron Harold Schroeder
Profile:
American songwriter, composer, music publisher, producer and head of Musicor Records, Inc. and A. Schroeder Music Corp. Schroeder's first success "At A Sidewalk Penny Arcade" introduced Rosemary Clooney as a solo recording artists. Schroeder is best-known for his composition "It’s Now or Never" which was an Elvis Presley No 1 hit and the all time international best seller. Also, It is listed at No 75 on Billboard's Greatest Hits of the last five decades chart. He co-wrote 17 other songs for Presley, five of which went to No 1 "A Big Hunk O Love" "Good Luck Charm" "Stuck On You" and "I Got Stung." Other artists who recorded his songs were "French Foreign Legion" Frank Sinatra, "Mandolins In The Moonlight" Perry Como, "Time and the River" Nat King Cole, "Love Makin' Music" Barry White, "I Got Stung" Paul McCartney, "Hammer and Nails" Staple Singers, "Move Me No Mountain" Chaka Khan and "Today's Teardrops" Roy Orbison. As a music publisher Schroeder discovered well known songwriters such as Randy Newman, Irwin Levine, Gene Pitney, Al Kooper, and Barry White. Schroeder's songs have been included in hundreds of films and television programs including, The Hangover, Lucky Luke, Viva Elvis Cirque Du Soleil, All Shook Up, Lilo and Stitch and Aloha from Hawaii. Schroeder wrote over five hundred songs that spans a spectrum of musical prolificacy from pop, rock and country to children, gospel and standards. Founder of Musicor Records.
Born: 7 September 1926, Brooklyn, New York, USA.
Died: 2 December 2009, Englewood, New Jersey, USA, aged 83.
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Writing & Arrangement

20-2855 Aaron Schroeder - Never Underestimate The Power Of A Woman / You're Mine, You! album art Delta Rhythm Boys* Never Underestimate The Power Of A Woman (as Schroeder) Delta Rhythm Boys* - Never Underestimate The Power Of A Woman / You're Mine, You! RCA Victor 20-2855 US 1947 Sell This Version
20-2886 Aaron Schroeder - At A Sidewalk Penny Arcade / Spring Came album art Swing And Sway With Sammy Kaye At A Sidewalk Penny Arcade Swing And Sway With Sammy Kaye - At A Sidewalk Penny Arcade / Spring Came(Shellac, 10", Hol) RCA Victor 20-2886 US 1948 Sell This Version
24402 Aaron Schroeder - At A Sidewalk Penny Arcade / Spring In December album art Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians At A Sidewalk Penny Arcade (as A. Schroeder) Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians - At A Sidewalk Penny Arcade / Spring In December(Shellac, 10") Decca 24402 US 1948 Sell This Version
38142 Aaron Schroeder - Who Killed 'er (Who Killed The Black Widder) / At A Sidewalk Penny Arcade album art Tony Pastor And His Orchestra At A Sidewalk Penny Arcade (as Schroeder) Tony Pastor And His Orchestra - Who Killed 'er (Who Killed The Black Widder) / At A Sidewalk Penny Arcade(Shellac, 10") Columbia 38142 US 1948 Sell This Version
15057 Aaron Schroeder - Crying For Joy / At A Sidewalk Penny Arcade album art The Pied Pipers, Paul Weston And His Orchestra At A Sidewalk Penny Arcade (as Schroeder) The Pied Pipers, Paul Weston And His Orchestra - Crying For Joy / At A Sidewalk Penny Arcade(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 15057 US 1948 Sell This Version
38707 Aaron Schroeder - If I Knew You Were Comin' (I'd've Baked A Cake)  / I-itty Love-itty You-itty album art Al Trace And His Orchestra I-itty Love-itty You-itty (as Schroeder) Al Trace And His Orchestra - If I Knew You Were Comin' (I'd've Baked A Cake) / I-itty Love-itty You-itty(Shellac, 10") Columbia 38707 US 1950 Sell This Version
9103 Aaron Schroeder - If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked A Cake / Poco, Loco In The Coco album art Eileen Barton With The New Yorkers (10) Poco, Loco In The Coco (as Schroeder) Eileen Barton With The New Yorkers (10) - If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked A Cake / Poco, Loco In The Coco (Single) National Records (2) 9103 US 1950 Sell This Version
1064 Aaron Schroeder - Papa Loves Mambo / Not As A Stranger album art Tommy Dorsey & His Orch.* Featuring Jimmy Dorsey Not As A Stranger (as Schroeder) Tommy Dorsey & His Orch.* Featuring Jimmy Dorsey - Papa Loves Mambo / Not As A Stranger (Single) Bell Records 1064 US 1954 Sell This Version
70452 Aaron Schroeder - Tonight's The Night / Not As A Stranger album art The Four Guys (2) The Four Guys (2) - Tonight's The Night / Not As A Stranger (Single) Mercury 70452 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-F 10413 Aaron Schroeder - Please Opportunity album art Johnny Stevens With Woolf Phillips And His Orchestra Not As A Stranger (as Schroeder) Johnny Stevens With Woolf Phillips And His Orchestra - Please Opportunity(7", Single) Decca 45-F 10413 UK 1954 Sell This Version
47-6349 Aaron Schroeder - Take My Hand / I've Got To Know album art The Rhythmettes With Hugo Winterhalter And His Orchestra* Take My Hand (Show Me The Way) The Rhythmettes With Hugo Winterhalter And His Orchestra* - Take My Hand / I've Got To Know (Single) RCA Victor 47-6349 US 1955 Sell This Version
5-9130 Aaron Schroeder - Growin' Up / I Take This Man album art Dolores Hawkins I Take This Man (as Schroeder) Dolores Hawkins - Growin' Up / I Take This Man(7", Promo) Epic 5-9130 US 1955 Sell This Version
ED 2424 Aaron Schroeder - Here's Lookin' At You - Part 2 album art Sammy Davis, Jr.* Don't Let Her Go Sammy Davis, Jr.* - Here's Lookin' At You - Part 2 (EP) Decca ED 2424 US 1956 Sell This Version
624-X45 Aaron Schroeder - Ever Since I Can Remember / Rock, Pretty Baby album art The Bowties / Ivy Schulman With The Bowties Ever Since I Can Remember (as Schroeder) The Bowties / Ivy Schulman With The Bowties - Ever Since I Can Remember / Rock, Pretty Baby(7") Royal Roost 624-X45 US 1956 Sell This Version
4G-0139 Aaron Schroeder - Mama Don't Want (What Poppa Don't Want) / Darling, Listen To The Words Of This Song album art Varetta Dillard Mama Don't Want (What Poppa Don't Want) Varetta Dillard - Mama Don't Want (What Poppa Don't Want) / Darling, Listen To The Words Of This Song (Single) Groove (3) 4G-0139 US 1956 Sell This Version
242 Aaron Schroeder - Darling You / Please Don't Deprive Me Of Love album art The Four Fellows Please Don't Deprive Me Of Love (as Schroeder) The Four Fellows - Darling You / Please Don't Deprive Me Of Love (Single) Glory 242 US 1956 Sell This Version
B-2117 Aaron Schroeder - Singing The Blues / Miracle Of Love album art Guy Mitchell, Eileen Rodgers Crazy With Love (as Schroeder) Guy Mitchell, Eileen Rodgers - Singing The Blues / Miracle Of Love (EP) Columbia B-2117 US 1956 Sell This Version
3597 Aaron Schroeder - Wisdom Of A Fool / Now Don't That Prove I Love You album art The Five Keys Now Don't That Prove I Love You The Five Keys - Wisdom Of A Fool / Now Don't That Prove I Love You (Single) Capitol Records 3597 Canada 1956 Sell This Version
7077 Aaron Schroeder - If A Dream Could Make You Mine / A Looka-A Looka album art Larry Hart (3) If A Dream Could Make You Mine (as Schroeder) Larry Hart (3) - If A Dream Could Make You Mine / A Looka-A Looka (Single) Epic 7077 Canada 1956 Sell This Version
GG-1023 Aaron Schroeder - You Alone / Open Up Your Heart (And Let Me In) album art The Lanes (3) Open Up Your Heart (And Let Me In) (as Schroeder) The Lanes (3) - You Alone / Open Up Your Heart (And Let Me In) Gee GG-1023 US 1956 Sell This Version
H-470 Aaron Schroeder - Teen-Age Heart / Witness To The Crime album art Faye Adams Witness To The Crime (as Schroeder) Faye Adams - Teen-Age Heart / Witness To The Crime(7", Single, Promo) Herald H-470 US 1956 Sell This Version
EPA-821 Aaron Schroeder - Heartbreak Hotel album art Elvis Presley I Was The One (as Schroeder) Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel (EP) RCA Victor EPA-821 US 1956 Sell This Version
LS-538, LS 538 Aaron Schroeder - Elvis Presley album art Elvis Presley I Was The One (as Schroeder) Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley (Album, Comp) Victor, Victor LS-538, LS 538 Japan 1956 Sell This Version
DL 8351 Aaron Schroeder - Here's Lookin' At You album art Sammy Davis, Jr.* Don't Let Her Go Sammy Davis, Jr.* - Here's Lookin' At You (Album) Decca DL 8351 US 1956 Sell This Version
F3452 Aaron Schroeder - Hop, Skip And Jump / Handcuffed Heart album art Anita Tucker With Big Dave And His Music Handcuffed Heart Anita Tucker With Big Dave And His Music - Hop, Skip And Jump / Handcuffed Heart Capitol Records F3452 US 1956 Sell This Version