Hy Zaret

Hy Zaret (born Hyman Harry Zaritsky; August 21, 1907 – July 2, 2007) was an American Tin Pan Alley lyricist and composer who wrote the lyrics of the 1955 hit "Unchained Melody," one of the most recorded songs of the 20th century.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 21, 1907 (New York City), Died July 2, 2007 (Westport)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1946

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, lyricist, composer

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-04354 10-in. 2/1/1937 Dedicated to you Shep Fields ; Bobby Goday ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-04535 10-in. 1/29/1937 Dedicated to you Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-040692 10-in. 8/29/1939 The monkeys have no tails in Pago Pago Rose Blane ; Californians ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBS-055145 10-in. 10/30/1940 So you're the one Janet Blair ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor PBS-055217 10-in. 12/11/1940 It all comes back to me now Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor PBS-055481 10-in. 3/14/1941 My sister and I Anita Boyer ; Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-055526 10-in. 8/19/1940 There I go Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-056447 10-in. 10/7/1940 So you're the one Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-057053 10-in. 10/29/1940 There I go Kenny Baker Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-058236 10-in. 12/6/1940 It all comes back to me now Barry Wood Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BS-058304 10-in. 12/4/1940 It all comes back to me now Ruth Gaylor ; Teddy Powell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-060958 10-in. 3/4/1941 My sister and I Bob Chester Orchestra ; Bill Darnell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-062757 10-in. 3/14/1941 My sister and I Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-062775 10-in. 3/26/1941 My sister and I Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-065047 10-in. 4/24/1941 It all comes back to me now Marimba Pan-Americana Marimba band songwriter  
Victor BS-066821 10-in. 7/14/1941 Yo te amo, oh! Baby Dorothy Allen ; New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-066832 10-in. 7/14/1941 Yo te amo, oh!, Baby Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-073407 10-in. 3/5/1942 You can't hold a memory in your arms Joan Merrill Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-073425 10-in. 3/11/1942 Be brave, beloved Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-073511 10-in. 3/6/1942 You can't hold a memory in your arms Freddy Martin Orchestra ; Stuart Wade Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-074141 10-in. 3/16/1942 You can't hold a memory in your arms Art Jarrett Orchestra ; Brad Henry Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-074190 10-in. 4/1/1942 Be brave, beloved Linda Barrie ; Wayne King Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor D4AB-0428 10-in. 11/17/1944 One meatball Tony Pastor Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor D5VB-1040 10-in. 3/23/1945 Counting the days Albert Sack ; Dinah Shore Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor D6FB-2223 10-in. 5/24/1946 Katusha Sidor Belarsky ; Mischa Borr Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
(Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Zaret, Hy," accessed July 17, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107403.

Zaret, Hy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 17, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107403.

"Zaret, Hy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 17 July 2024.

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