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 55 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|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Coben, Cy," accessed September 28, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/355946.
Coben, Cy. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 28, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/355946.
"Coben, Cy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 28 September 2023.
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