Doc Pomus

Jerome Solon Felder (June 27, 1925 – March 14, 1991), known as Doc Pomus, was an American blues singer and songwriter. He is best known as the lyricist of many rock and roll hits. Pomus was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a non-performer in 1992, the Songwriters Hall of Fame (1992), and the Blues Hall of Fame (2012).

Birth and Death Data: Born June 27, 1925 (Brooklyn), Died March 14, 1991 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 80660 3/8/1951 Blues for sale Doc Pomus vocalist  
Decca 80661 3/8/1951 Pool playin' baby Doc Pomus vocalist  
Decca 80662 3/8/1951 Too much boogie Doc Pomus vocalist  
Decca 80663 3/8/1951 Give it up Doc Pomus vocalist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pomus, Doc," accessed March 25, 2023,

Pomus, Doc. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 25, 2023, from

"Pomus, Doc." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 25 March 2023.

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