The Songs Of Doc Pomus & Mort Shuman

Song Title - original recording artist


[1] Big Joe Turner
[2] Wilma Burke
[3] Mae McDonald
[4] Ray Charles
[5] Norman Allen
[6] Donna Fair
[7] Johnny Tillotson
[8] Scotty Fagin
[9] Bob Feldman, Jerry Goldstein & Richard Gottehrer

You Better Believe It (demo ) - Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman

The Curtain Fell - The Cardinals (unissued)
(Wake Up) Miss Rip Van Winkle - The Tibbs Brothers
I'm Going Crazy - The Tibbs Brothers
(You've Got) The Magic Touch - The Platters

I Need A Girl - Big Joe Turner
Love Roller Coaster - Big Joe Turner [1]
Misery's Child - Richard Hayes

I Ain't Sharin' Sharon - Bobby Darin
Plain Jane - Bobby Darin
(Since You're Gone) I Can't Go On - Bobby Darin
Kiss And Make Up - The Crowns
My Island Of Dreams - Clyde McPhatter (written in 1956)
Say The Word - Micky & Sylvia [2]
Sunglasses - The Shades [2]
Too Hot To Handle - Jimmy Simmons [3]
You Be My Baby - Ray Charles [4]

A Teenager In Love - Dion & The Belmonts
Angel Face - James Darren
Teenage Tears - James Darren
Carryin' The Load - Ray Charles
Comes The Day - Rusty Lane
Foxy Little Mama - Little Tony & His Brothers
Go Jimmy Go - Jimmy Clancy
(It's) Great To Be Young And In Love (later -"A Teenager In Love" )- Doc Pomus
Hound Dog Man - Fabian
Hushabye - The Mystics
I Dig Girls - Bobby Rydell
I'm A Man - Fabian
It's Been Nice (Goodnight) - Marty Wilde
I've Cried Before - Dion & The Belmonts
Pajama Party - Bobby Pedrick Jr.
People Gotta Talk - Ersel Hickey
Serious - Michael Cox
Stampede - Danny Valentino [5]
Sweet Talk - Bobby Comstock & The Counts
The Snake And The Bookworm - Pat Shannon
The Tiger And The Mouse - Connie Francis
Too Good - Little Tony & His Brothers
(If You Cry) True, True Love - The Drifters
Turn Me Loose - Fabian
Two Fools - Frankie Avalon
You Gotta Be A Music Man - Danny Valentino
You'll Never Tame Me - Bobby Rydell
You're Teasing Me - LaVern Baker

A Mess Of Blues - Elvis Presley
Desdemona's Lament - Joya Sherill
Doin' The Best I Can - Elvis Presley
Don't Fly Away - Jan & Dean
Footsteps - The Skyliners
Happy Time - The Skyliners
Havin' Fun - Dion
I Count The Tears - The Drifters
If You Need Me - Dave Sampson & The Hunters
I'm On Fire - Tommy Bruce
It Tears Me All To Pieces - Ruth Brown [6]
Lonely Winds - The Drifters
Lovers Gotta Cry - The Flamingos
My Private Joy - Dion & The Belmonts
Nobody But Me - The Drifters
No One - Connie Francis / Brenda Lee (Doc Pomus demo 1959)
Once Upon A Time - Ricky Valence
Save The Last Dance For Me - The Drifters
Senor Big And Fine - LaVern Baker
Sorrow Tomorrow - Bobby Darin
Strollin' In The Springtime - Fabian
Teenage Heartache - Ray Peterson
This Magic Moment - The Drifters
Wait - Jimmy Clanton
We Like Boys (version of "I Dig Girls") - Vernons Girls
What Went Wrong - Jimmy Oliver
Your Other Love - The Flamingos

A Texan And A Girl From Mexico - Anita Bryant
Could Somebody Take My Place Tonight - Dion & The Belmonts
Don't You Dare Let Me Down - Conway Twitty
Here Comes The Night - Dion & The Belmonts
I Just Wanna Make Love - Jimmy Clanton
It Was Never Meant To Be - Dion
It's Not True - Ricky Valance
Little Ship - The Delicates, Arlene Martell, Jess Conrad
Little Sister - Elvis Presley
(Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame - Elvis Presley
Might Cold (To A Warm, Warm Heart) - Fabian
Misery - Del Shannon
Rag Doll - Jess Conrad
Room Full Of Tears - The Drifters
So Close To Heaven - Ral Donner
School Of Heartbreak - Ral Donner
Some Kind Of Wonderful - The Drifters
Somebody New Dancing With You - The Drifters
Souvenir Of Mexico - Ben E. King
Surrender - Elvis Presley
Sweets For My Sweet - The Drifters
Wide Wide World - Del Shannon
Would You Stand By Me - Billy Fury
You Never Talked To Me That Way - The Drifters

Kiss Me Quick - Elvis Presley
Ginny In The Mirror - Del Shannon
Gonna Get Back Home Somehow - Elvis Presley
It Only Takes A Minute - Michael Holliday
Night Rider - Elvis Presley
Queen Of The Twisters - Bill Haley
Seven Day Weekend - Gary 'US' Bonds
Spanish Lace - Gene McDaniels
Suspicion - Elvis Presley
You Never Talked About Me (version of "You Never Talked To Me That Way") - Del Shannon

All You Got To Do Is Touch Me - Bobby Vee
Can't Get Used To Losing You - Andy Williams
(It's A) Long Lonely Highway - Elvis Presley
I Need Somebody To Lean On - Elvis Presley
It's A Lonely Town (Lonely Without You) - Gene McDaniels
Judy, Judy, Judy - Johnny Tillotson [7]
Shall I Tell Her - Dionne Warwick
Troubled Mind - Dion
The Ups And Downs Of Love - Freddy Cannon

Always Is A Long, Long Time - Michael Holliday
(I'm) Gonna Cry 'Til My Tears Run Dry - Irma Thomas [8]
Lucy (You Sure Did It This Time) - The Dennisons
Tell Me What I Can Do - Tony Orlando, The Rattles
Viva Las Vegas - Elvis Presley
Wrong For Each Other - Andy Willams

All The King's Horses (And All The King's Men) - Bobby Vinton
Bring Him Back - Cissy Houston
Never Say Yes - Elvis Presley
One Day - Gene Pitney
Petticoat White (Summer Sky Blue) - Bobby Vinton
(He's) Raining In My Sunshine - Jay & The Americans
Say Those Magic Words - The McCoys, The Birds [9]
(You Make Me Feel) So Good - The McCoys [9]
The World Of Broken Hearts - Cissy Houston
What Every Woman Lives For - Elvis Presley

Double Trouble - Elvis Presley

Year / Artist uncertain
Hello, How Ya Been? Goodbye - Guitar Slim ( 1958? )
Leave It To Me - Band Of Angels
The Many Faces Of Love - Andy Williams


Compiled by P.J. Youd, December 2006. No guarantee given of accuracy or completeness.
Any errors or omissions please contact me here. Many thanks. PJ.