Ben Weisman (2)

Real Name:
Benjamin Weisman
Profile:
American songwriter (16 November 1921, Providence, Rhode Island, USA - 20 May 2007, Los Angeles, California, USA).
Prolific songwriter who wrote more songs for Elvis Presley than any other composer (some 57 in total), often working with Fred Wise.
A classically trained pianist, Weisman studied at Juilliard before entering the world of Tin Pan Alley, collaborating with various professional songwriters. Under contract with Julian and Jean Aberbach's Hill & Range, Weisman wrote songs for Elvis Presley, mainly for his movies and relocated to Los Angeles.
His songs have been performed by many artists, including The Beatles, Bobby Vee, Dusty Springfield or Barbra Streisand.
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Writing & Arrangement

24599 Charles La Vere And 4 Hits And A Miss With Gordon Jenkins And His Orchestra Have A Little Sympathy Charles La Vere And 4 Hits And A Miss With Gordon Jenkins And His Orchestra - Dreamer With A Penny / Have A Little Sympathy (Shellac, 10") Decca 24599 US 1949 Sell This Version
47-4752 Ben Weisman (2) - The Wallflower Waltz / The Fiddlin' Fool album art Rosalie Allen And Elton Britt The Wallflower Waltz Rosalie Allen And Elton Britt - The Wallflower Waltz / The Fiddlin' Fool (Single) RCA Victor 47-4752 US 1949 Sell This Version
20-4264 Ben Weisman (2) - Heart Break Hill / Wind album art Sons Of The Pioneers* Heart Break Hill (as Weisman) Sons Of The Pioneers* - Heart Break Hill / Wind(Shellac, 10") RCA Victor 20-4264 US 1951 Sell This Version
27651 Ben Weisman (2) - The Winky Dink / Lonely Little Robin album art Hot Lips Johnson And His Orchestra The Winky Dink (as Bernie Weisman) Hot Lips Johnson And His Orchestra - The Winky Dink / Lonely Little Robin Decca 27651 US 1951 Sell This Version
20-4280 Ben Weisman (2) - Pecado = It's No Sin album art Savannah Churchill I Don't Believe In Tomorrow Savannah Churchill - Pecado = It's No Sin RCA Victor 20-4280 US 1951 Sell This Version
20-4222 Ben Weisman (2) - The Winky Dink / While You Danced, Danced, Danced album art Ralph Flanagan And His Orchestra The Winky Dink (as Weisman) Ralph Flanagan And His Orchestra - The Winky Dink / While You Danced, Danced, Danced RCA Victor 20-4222 US 1951 Sell This Version
D.B. 3104 Ben Weisman (2) - The Day Of Jubilo / You'll Never Be Mine album art Guy Mitchell You`ll Never Be Mine (as Weisman) Guy Mitchell - The Day Of Jubilo / You'll Never Be Mine Columbia D.B. 3104 Netherlands 1952 Sell This Version
451264 Ben Weisman (2) - Little Drops Of Water / The Wallflower Waltz album art Anne Shelton The Wallflower Waltz (as Weisman) Anne Shelton - Little Drops Of Water / The Wallflower Waltz(7") London Records 451264 US 1952 Sell This Version
5837 Ben Weisman (2) - God Has Been Good To Me album art Eddy Howard And His Orchestra A Family That Prays Together (as Weisman) Eddy Howard And His Orchestra - God Has Been Good To Me Mercury 5837 US 1952 Sell This Version
47-4561 Ben Weisman (2) - Double Shuffle / Senator From Tennessee album art Dinah Shore And Tex Williams Senator From Tennessee (as B. Weissman) Dinah Shore And Tex Williams - Double Shuffle / Senator From Tennessee (Single) RCA Victor 47-4561 US 1952 Sell This Version
11291 Ben Weisman (2) - Strange Sensation / Have A Good Time album art Billy Eckstine Strange Sensation (as Weisman) Billy Eckstine - Strange Sensation / Have A Good Time(10") MGM Records 11291 US 1952 Sell This Version
60747 Ben Weisman (2) - Never Let Her Go / You'll Never Be Mine album art Ray Bloch And His Orchestra / Ray Bloch And His Balalaika Orchestra* Ray Bloch And His Orchestra / Ray Bloch And His Balalaika Orchestra* - Never Let Her Go / You'll Never Be Mine(10", Mono, Promo) Coral 60747 US 1952 Sell This Version
MGM. 557 Ben Weisman (2) - Strange Sensation / Because You're Mine album art Billy Eckstine Strange Sensation (as Weisman) Billy Eckstine - Strange Sensation / Because You're Mine(10") MGM Records MGM. 557 Netherlands 1952 Sell This Version
P.B.158, P26044H Ben Weisman (2) - Oo! What You Do To Me / Love album art Muriel Smith With Wally Stott And His Orchestra* Oo! What You Do To Me (as Weisman) Muriel Smith With Wally Stott And His Orchestra* - Oo! What You Do To Me / Love(Shellac, 10") Philips, Philips P.B.158, P26044H UK 1953 Sell This Version
20-5247 Ben Weisman (2) - Why Come Crying To Me / Sweet Thing album art Dinah Shore Sweet Thing Dinah Shore - Why Come Crying To Me / Sweet Thing(Shellac, 10") RCA Victor 20-5247 US 1953 Sell This Version
4-90182-V Ben Weisman (2) - My Bunny And My Sister Sue / Two Easter Sunday Sweethearts album art Jimmy Boyd My Bunny And My Sister Sue Jimmy Boyd - My Bunny And My Sister Sue / Two Easter Sunday Sweethearts (Single) Columbia 4-90182-V US 1953 Sell This Version
CL.13912 Ben Weisman (2) - Mother Nature And Father Time / My Flaming Heart album art Nat "King" Cole* Mother Nature And Father Time (as Weisman) Nat "King" Cole* - Mother Nature And Father Time / My Flaming Heart Capitol Records CL.13912 UK 1953 Sell This Version
9-61068 Ben Weisman (2) - I'm Yearning / You're On Trial album art Don Cornell You're On Trial Don Cornell - I'm Yearning / You're On Trial (Single) Coral 9-61068 US 1953 Sell This Version
9-28659 Ben Weisman (2) - Honey In The Horn / Swanee River Boogie album art The Commanders Honey In The Horn The Commanders - Honey In The Horn / Swanee River Boogie Decca 9-28659 US 1953 Sell This Version
D.B. 3255 Ben Weisman (2) - Horn Belt Boogie / Pretty Little Black-Eyed Susie album art Mitch Miller / Guy Mitchell With Mitch Miller And His Orchestra And Chorus Pretty Little Black-Eyed Susie (as Weisman) Mitch Miller / Guy Mitchell With Mitch Miller And His Orchestra And Chorus - Horn Belt Boogie / Pretty Little Black-Eyed Susie (Single) Columbia D.B. 3255 UK 1953 Sell This Version
70127-X45 Ben Weisman (2) - OO! What You Do To Me / Now That I'm In Love album art Patti Page OO! What You Do To Me (as Wiseman) Patti Page - OO! What You Do To Me / Now That I'm In Love (Single) Mercury 70127-X45 US 1953 Sell This Version
F.10209 Ben Weisman (2) - Starlight Serenade / From Here To Eternity album art Stanley Black And His Orchestra* Starlight Serenade (as Weisman) Stanley Black And His Orchestra* - Starlight Serenade / From Here To Eternity Decca F.10209 UK 1953 Sell This Version
P.B.157 Ben Weisman (2) - Let's Walk That-A-Way album art Doris Day - Johnnie Ray Let's Walk That-A-Way (as Weisman) Doris Day - Johnnie Ray - Let's Walk That-A-Way (Single) Philips P.B.157 UK 1953 Sell This Version
D.B. 3306 Ben Weisman (2) - Eternally / Mother Nature And Father Time album art Ray Burns (2) Mother Nature And Father Time (as Weisman) Ray Burns (2) - Eternally / Mother Nature And Father Time Columbia D.B. 3306 UK 1953 Sell This Version
4-21166 Ben Weisman (2) - Satisfaction Guaranteed / Who'll Buy My Heartaches album art Carl Smith (3) Who'll Buy My Heartaches (as Weisman) and 1 more… Carl Smith (3) - Satisfaction Guaranteed / Who'll Buy My Heartaches Columbia 4-21166 US 1953 Sell This Version