Cy Coben

Seymour "Cy" Coben (4 April 1919 – 26 May 2006) was an American songwriter, whose hits were recorded by bandleaders, country singers, and other artists such as The Beatles, Tommy Cooper and Leonard Nimoy.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 4, 1919 (Jersey City), Died May 26, 2006

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1942 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, vocalist, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 32 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-071959 10-in. 2/24/1942 My little cousin Marilyn Duke ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-073404 10-in. 3/5/1942 My little cousin Joan Merrill Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor E0VB-3226 10-in. 2/7/1950 We were married Jim Boyd ; Terry Lee ; Men of the West Male-female vocal duet, with string band composer  
Victor E0VB-3728 10-in. 7/20/1950 Gabby the gobbler Roy Rogers Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor E0VB-4198 10-in. 4/16/1950 What, where and when Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King Vocal trio, with string band songwriter  
Victor E0VB-5509 10-in. 8/22/1950 What would Washington say? Jack Holden ; Frances Kay Male-female vocal duet, with string band. composer  
Victor E0VB-5839 10-in. 11/9/1950 There's been a change in me Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band composer  
Victor E0VB-6280 10-in. 12/13/1950 Something old, something new Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band songwriter  
Victor D9VB-921 10-in. 2/23/1949 Keep a twinkle in your eye Main Street String Band Instrumental ensemble, with vocal vocalist  
Victor D9VB-922 10-in. 2/23/1949 "Pal"-ing around with you Main Street String Band Instrumental ensemble, with vocal composer, vocalist  
Victor D9VB-923 10-in. 2/23/1949 When you wore a tulip Main Street String Band Instrumental ensemble, with vocal vocalist  
Victor E1VB-0552 10" 1/29/1951 Katy (the hoppinest kangaroo) Frank Worth Orchestra ; Roy Rogers ; Roy Rogers Riders ; Frank Worth Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor E1VB-1703 10" 4/2/1951 Wildcat baby Panhandle Punchers ; Texas Jim Robertson Male vocal solo, with string band composer  
Victor E1VB-1784 10" 4/18/1951 I wanna play house with you Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band composer  
Victor E1VB-2056 10" 4/26/1951 Lonely little robin The Beaver Valley Sweethearts ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Male vocal solo, with female vocal duo and string band composer  
Victor D7VB-1076 10" 10/16/1947 The bar none ranch (in the sky) Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal solo, with string band and vocal harmonies lyricist  
Victor D7VB-1290 10-in. 7/16/1947 (When you see) Those flying saucers Buchanan Brothers ; Georgia Catamounts Male vocal duet, with string band songwriter  
Victor D8VB-4088 10-in. 12/20/1948 There's no wings on my angel Eddy Arnold String band, with male vocal solo and piano songwriter  
Victor D9VB-0101 10-in. 1/14/1949 The morning after (we said goodbye) Shorty Long ; Santa Fe Rangers (Shorty Long) Male vocal solo, with string band composer  
Victor D9VB-0237 10-in. 3/2/1949 I'm so low Panhandle Punchers ; Texas Jim Robertson Male vocal solo, with string band composer  
Victor D9VB-0402 10-in. 3/8/1949 Nobody's child Rainbow Ranch Boys ; Hank Snow Male vocal solo, with string band songwriter  
Victor D9VB-0744 10-in. 9/20/1949 Mommy, can I take my doll to heaven Roy Rogers Male vocal solo, with string band composer  
Victor D9VB-0920 10-in. 2/23/1949 Hello, Hello! (What a wonderful word hello) Main Street String Band Instrumental ensemble, with vocal vocalist  
Victor D9AB-1185 10-in. 8/18/1949 Ol' Joe Louis (He's still the king of them all) Cab Drivers ; Cab Calloway Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor D9VB-1229 10-in. 4/1/1949 Smiles Main Street String Band String band, with vocal ensemble vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 32 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Coben, Cy," accessed January 24, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/355946.

Coben, Cy. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 24, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/355946.

"Coben, Cy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 24 January 2022.

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