Philip Springer

Profile:
Philip Springer, songwriter and composer, hits include "Santa Baby", "Moonlight Gambler", "All Cried Out", and "The Next Time". Among his collaborators are E.Y. Harburg, Carolyn Leigh, Joan Javits, Buddy Kaye, Irwin Levine, Richard Adler, Bob Hilliard, Roy Alfred and Fred Ebb.

Fred Ebb was a student of his, the first song they wrote together "I Never Loved Him Anyhow" was sung by Carmen McRae. Another song Ebb wrote with Springer was “Heartbroken” (1953), which was recorded by Judy Garland.

In 1995, the album A Song Floating (1994 New York Cast Recording) was released on Original Cast Records. This Off-Off-Broadway Production was a musical review of the great songs of Phil Springer and featured lyrics from many of his numerous collaborators. The title song of the album expresses Phil's philosophy of life ... that when he leaves this planet, he wants a song left floating in the air to reach friends he never knew. This album contains 24 of Phil's thousand-plus output of songs.
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Albums

SE 8017 Philip Springer - Classical Brass Goes Pop album art Philip Springer Brass Band* Classical Brass Goes Pop(LP) Ember Records SE 8017 UK 1972 Sell This Version

Compilations

Special Collection Volume 244 Philip Springer - Then Came Bronson album art George Duning, Stu Phillips, Elliot Kaplan, Dean Elliott, Richard Shores, Philip Springer, John Parker George Duning, Stu Phillips, Elliot Kaplan, Dean Elliott, Richard Shores, Philip Springer, John Parker - Then Came Bronson(2xCD, Comp) Intrada Special Collection Volume 244 US 2013 Sell This Version