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SAMUEL M. LEWIS  

(1885 - 1959)

Samuel M. Lewis
Lyricist, Composer, Vocalist
(1885-1959)

Sam M. Lewis was born and educated in New York City. He got his start in the music profession singing in cafes, eventually turning to writing lyrics for popular songs. He is well known for his hits “Street of Dreams” (1931), “Just Friends” (1931), and “For All We Know” (1934). He frequently collaborated with lyricist Joe Young, producing such well-known songs as “Rockabye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody” (1918), “In a Little Spanish Town” (1930), and “Dinah” (1924). Samuel Lewis was a charter member of ASCAP and he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

-- Jeremy Wilson

Courtesy of JazzStandards.com

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Role: Non-Classical Composer 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 
CROSBY, Bing: Some of These Days (1931-1933) Naxos Nostalgia
8.120562
Nostalgia
ERSTRAND, Lars: Live in Japan - Kobe Jazz Street 2001 Prophone
PCD077
Contemporary Jazz
GIANTS OF JAZZ Naxos Jazz Legends
8.120756-57
Jazz
HAMPTON, Lionel: In The Mood For Swing (1937-1940) Naxos Jazz Legends
8.120621
Jazz
Jazzin Legeanat - 60 kaikkien aikojen klassikkoa Naxos Jazz Legends
8.103014
Jazz
LEWIS, Ted: Is Everybody Happy? (1923-1931) Naxos Jazz Legends
8.120770
Jazz
McCONNELL: So Very Rob: Boss Brass Revisited SWR Classic
CD93.107
Contemporary Jazz
REINHARDT, Django: Americans in Paris (1935-1937) (Reinhardt, Vol. 7) Naxos Jazz Legends
8.120734
Jazz
REINHARDT, Django: Belleville (1940-1942) (Reinhardt, Vol. 10) Naxos Jazz Legends
8.120822
Jazz
REINHARDT, Django: Djangology (1934-1935) (Reinhardt, Vol. 1) Naxos Jazz Legends
8.120515
Jazz
TEAGARDEN, Jack: It's Time for T (1929-1953) Naxos Jazz Legends
8.120825
Jazz
VENUTI, Joe: Stringing the Blues (1926-1931) Naxos Jazz Legends
8.120614
Jazz
WALLER, Fats: Transcriptions (1935) Naxos Jazz Legends
8.120577
Jazz
WILSON, Teddy: I Want to Be Happy (1944-1947) Naxos Jazz Legends
8.120538
Jazz
Role: Lyricist 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 
CROSBY, Bing: Some of These Days (1931-1933) Naxos Nostalgia
8.120562
Nostalgia
JOLSON, Al: Al Jolson, Vol. 2 (1916-1918) Naxos Nostalgia
8.120535
Nostalgia
KAYE, Danny: Danny Kaye! (1941-1952) Naxos Nostalgia
8.120775
Nostalgia
NYBERG: So Many Stars Prophone
PCD030
Contemporary Jazz
UNITED STATES AIR FORCE BAND OF THE ROCKIES: Just Friends Altissimo
75442271032
Contemporary Jazz
WILEY, Lee: Lee Wiley sings Rodgers and Hart and Night in Manhattan (1947-1954) Naxos Jazz Archives
9.81154JZ
Jazz




 
 
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