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Songs written by Harry Akst  

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The Original Dixieland Jazz Band
1.04/1921

Home Again Blues by The Original Dixieland Jazz Band

        

MP3

142

2
US
[Victor 18729]
written by Harry Akst  & Irving Berlin

video

Frank Crumit
2.05/1921

Home Again Blues by Frank Crumit

        

MP3

85

10
US
[Columbia 3375]
written by Harry Akst  & Irving Berlin

video

Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
3.06/1923

Dearest (You're the Nearest to My Heart) by Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra

        

MP3

122

4
US
[Victor 19030]
written by Harry Akst  & Benny Davis

video

Nora Bayes
4.06/1923

Dearest by Nora Bayes

        

MP3

102

7
US
[Columbia 3862]
written by Harry Akst  & Benny Davis

video

Ted Weems and His Orchestra
5.04/1924

A Smile Will Go a Long, Long Way by Ted Weems and His Orchestra

        

MP3

120

4
US
[Victor 19258]
written by Harry Akst  & Benny Davis

video

The Peerless Quartet
6.06/1924

A Smile Will Go a Long, Long Way by The Peerless Quartet

        

MP3

48

13
US
[Victor 19281]
written by Harry Akst  & Benny Davis

video

The Revelers
7.01/1926

Dinah by The Revelers

        

MP3

122

4
US
[Victor 19796]
written by Harry Akst , Sam M. Lewis & Joe Young

video

Ethel Waters
8.01/1926

 ⑤  Dinah by Ethel Waters

        

MP3

145

2
US
[songwriter #5 hit]
[Columbia 487]
written by Harry Akst , Sam M. Lewis & Joe Young

video

Cliff Edwards
9.03/1926

Dinah by Cliff Edwards

        

MP3

113

5
US
[Pathe 025164]
written by Harry Akst , Sam M. Lewis & Joe Young

video

Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra
10.04/1926

Dinah by Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra

        

MP3

48

13
US
[Vocalion 15204]
written by Harry Akst , Sam M. Lewis & Joe Young

video

The Ipana Troubadors
11.07/1926

Everything's Gonna Be All Right by The Ipana Troubadors

        

MP3

46

14
US
[Columbia 593]
written by Harry Akst  & Benny Davis

video

12.11/1926

Baby Face by The Ipana Troubadors

        

MP3

86

10
US
[Columbia 696]
written by Harry Akst  & Benny Davis

video

Whispering Jack Smith
13.12/1926

Baby Face by Whispering Jack Smith

        

MP3

107

6
US
[Victor 20229]
written by Harry Akst  & Benny Davis

video

Gene Austin
14.1928

In My Bouquet of Memories by Gene Austin

        

MP3

46

14
US
[Victor 21374]
written by Sam M. Lewis, Joe Young & Harry Akst 

video

Ethel Waters
15.1929

 ②  Am I Blue? by Ethel Waters

        

MP3

173

✫1
US
[songwriter #2 hit]
written by Harry Akst  & Grant Clarke

video

Libby Holman
16.1929

Am I Blue? by Libby Holman

        

MP3

121

4
US
written by Harry Akst  & Grant Clarke

video

Tom Gerun & His Orchestra
17.1929

Am I Blue? by Tom Gerun & His Orchestra

        

MP3

37

18
US
[Brunswick 4429]
written by Harry Akst  & Grant Clarke

video

Nat Shilkret & the Victor Orchestra
Am I Blue?18.1929

Am I Blue? by Nat Shilkret & the Victor Orchestra

        

MP3

50

12
US
written by Harry Akst  & Grant Clarke

video

Annette Hanshaw
19.1929

Am I Blue? by Annette Hanshaw

        

MP3

52

11
US
[Harmony 940]
written by Harry Akst  & Grant Clarke

video

Ethel Waters
20.1929

Birmingham Bertha by Ethel Waters

        

MP3

34

20
US
written by Harry Akst  & Grant Clarke

video

Wayne King and His Orchestra
21.1931

Guilty by Wayne King and His Orchestra

        

MP3

52

11
US
[Victor 22817]
written by Gus Kahn, Harry Akst  & Richard Whiting

video

Ruth Etting
22.1931

Guilty by Ruth Etting

        

MP3

118

4
US
written by Gus Kahn, Harry Akst  & Richard Whiting

video

Russ Columbo
23.1931

Guilty by Russ Columbo

        

MP3

47

13
US
written by Gus Kahn, Harry Akst  & Richard Whiting

video

Bing Crosby and the Mills Brothers
24.1932

 ③  Dinah by Bing Crosby and the Mills Brothers

        

MP3

167

✫1
US
[songwriter #3 hit]
[Brunswick 6240]
written by Harry Akst , Sam M. Lewis & Joe Young

video

Eddie Cantor
25.1932

What a Perfect Combination by Eddie Cantor

        

MP3

100

7
US
written by Bert Kalmar, Irving Caesar, Harry Ruby & Harry Akst 

video

Boswell Sisters
26.1935

Dinah by Boswell Sisters

        

MP3

113

3
US
written by Harry Akst , Sam M. Lewis & Joe Young

video

Fats Waller
27.1936

Dinah by Fats Waller

        

MP3

91

7
US
written by Harry Akst , Sam M. Lewis & Joe Young

video

Sam Donahue and His Orchestra
28.07/1946

Dinah by Sam Donahue and His Orchestra

        

MP3

114

9
US
written by Harry Akst , Sam M. Lewis & Joe Young (as Joseph Young)

video

Margaret Whiting
29.12/1946

 ④  Guilty by Margaret Whiting

        

MP3

158

4
US
[songwriter #4 hit]
written by Gus Kahn, Harry Akst  & Richard Whiting

video

Johnny Desmond
30.03/1947

Guilty by Johnny Desmond

        

MP3

60

12
US
[RCA Victor 2109]
written by Gus Kahn, Harry Akst  & Richard Whiting

video

Dinah Shore
31.04/1947

The Egg and I by Dinah Shore

        

MP3

50

16
US
[Columbia 37278]
written by Harry Akst , Herman Ruby, Bert Kalmar & Al Jolson

video

Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye
32.05/1947

The Egg and I by Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye

        

MP3

49

16
US
vocals by Mary Marlow
written by Harry Akst , Herman Ruby, Bert Kalmar & Al Jolson

video

Art Mooney
33.04/1948

 ①  Baby Face by Art Mooney

        

MP3

174

3
US
[songwriter #1 hit]
written by Harry Akst  & Benny Davis

video

Henry King and His Orchestra
34.05/1948

Baby Face by Henry King and His Orchestra

        

MP3

62

14
US
vocals by Siggy Lane
written by Harry Akst  & Benny Davis

video

Jack Smith
35.05/1948

Baby Face by Jack Smith

        

MP3

64

13
US
as Jack Smith & the Clark Sisters
[Capitol 15078]
written by Harry Akst  & Benny Davis

video

Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye
36.05/1948

Baby Face by Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye

        

MP3

73

11
US
vocals by the Three Kaydets
written by Harry Akst  & Benny Davis

video

Eddie Fisher
37.04/1954

Anema E Core (With All My Heart and Soul) by Eddie Fisher

        

MP3

58

14
US
[RCA Victor 5675]
written by Eddie Curtis, Harry Akst , Salve D'Esposito (as Salvatore D'Esposito) & Tito Manlio

video

Little Richard
38.09/1958

Baby Face by Little Richard

        

MP3

from Little Richard    

CD

MP3

111

41
US
12
R&B
2
UK
[Specialty 645]
written by Harry Akst  & Benny Davis

video

Bobby Vee
39.05/1961

Baby Face by Bobby Vee

        

MP3

2

119
US
[Liberty 55325]
written by Benny Davis & Harry Akst 

video

Bobby Darin
40.09/1962

Baby Face by Bobby Darin

        

MP3

28

42
US
40
UK
[Atco 6236]
written by Benny Davis & Harry Akst 

video

The Crests
41.02/1963

Guilty by The Crests

        

MP3

2

123
US
written by Gus Kahn, Harry Akst  & Richard Whiting (as Richard A. Whiting)

video

Cher
Am I Blue42.05/1973

Am I Blue by Cher

        

MP3

from Bittersweet White Light    

CD

MP3

2

111
US
[MCA 40039]
written by Harry Akst  & Grant Clarke

video

Top 100 hits3912
Top 40 hits3712
Top 10 hits201
✫ #1 hits2
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