| July 4, 1889 (1889-07-04) |
April 21, 1939, New York City, New York, United States
Old Hope, We Will Never Be the Same, Shine Bright (feat. Rick Ross), Cash & Grams
Mort Dixon, Harry Warren, Sam M. Lewis
Sam M Lewis, Fred E Ahlert, Ray Henderson, Harry Akst, Walter Donaldson
Joe Young (July 4, 1889 – April 21, 1939) was a lyricist. He was born in New York. Young was most active from 1911 through the late-1930s, beginning his career working as a singer and songplugger for various music publishers. During World War I, he entertained the U.S. Troops, touring Europe as a singer.
An early work is the song "Way Down East" (1911) words by Cecil Mack, music by Joe Young and Harold Norman.
For the 1931 Broadway show The Laugh Parade, Young collaborated with co-lyricist Mort Dixon and composer Harry Warren on "You're My Everything". The show also included:"Ooh! That Kiss"
"Love Me Forever"
"That Torch Song"
"Joseph Young III"
"In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town"
"Lullaby of the Leaves"
"Snuggled On Your Shoulder, Cuddled In Your Arms"
"Was That the Human Thing To Do?"
"Something in the Night"
"Annie Doesn't Live Here Anymore"
"I'm Growing Fonder of You"
"You're a Heavenly Thing"
"Sing an Old Fashioned Song"
"Dancing with You"
"Just a Baby's Prayer at Twilight"
"Whistle and Blow Your Blues Away"
His last work was the famous standard "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter", written with Fred Ahlert in 1935.
Joe Young died in New York. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.
Five Foot Two - Eyes of Blue"Joe Young (lyricist) Wikipedia
I'm Sitting on Top of the World
Build You a Home
Do It All
I Don't Wanna Go Back
You'll Be Fine
Give Me Hope
Shed Our Coats
Life I Chose
I'm A Rider
Keep It Cool
Honey - I
Ain't Going Nowhere
Moonlight [feat Lil Wayne]
Ride Where They At
Don't Fall In Love