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: songwriter, composer, lyricist, vocalist

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 57 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 Female-male 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 Female-male 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 vocalist, composer  
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-in. 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-in. 4/2/1951 Wildcat baby Panhandle Punchers ; Texas Jim Robertson Male vocal solo, with string band composer  
Victor E1VB-1784 10-in. 4/18/1951 I wanna play house with you Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band composer  
Victor E1VB-2056 10-in. 4/26/1951 Lonely little robin The Beaver Valley Sweethearts ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Male vocal solo, with female vocal duet and string band composer  
Victor D6VB-3060 10-in. 10/16/1946 Too tired to care Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor D7VB-0459 10-in. 2/14/1947 The man who paints the rainbow in the sky Charles Dant Orchestra ; Betty Jane Rhodes Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D7VB-0464 10-in. 2/13/1947 Why did I teach my girl to drive Ziggy Talent ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D7VB-0541 10-in. 5/9/1947 Red hot polka Spade Cooley ; Spade Cooley Band Male vocal solo, with vocal group and instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor D7VB-0783 10-in. 8/11/1947 Standing room only Chet Atkins ; Colorado Mountain Boys Male vocal solo, with string band songwriter  
Victor D7VB-0925 10-in. 5/29/1947 How can I say I love you Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Male vocal solo, with mixed vocal chorus and jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D7VB-0987 10-in. 6/18/1947 Believe me, I'll be leaving you Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor D7VB-1076 10-in. 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-1171 10-in. 11/18/1947 Booze blues Original Honeydrippers ; Roosevelt Sykes Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor D7VB-1216 10-in. 6/30/1947 You never can tell the depth of a well (by the length of the handle on the pump) Hall Sisters ; Jesse Stone Orchestra ; Jesse Stone Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance septet songwriter  
(Results 1-25 of 57 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Coben, Cy," accessed May 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/355946.

Coben, Cy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/355946.

"Coben, Cy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 20 May 2024.

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