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Music Composer Richard Adler 1921-2012

07/07/12 8:00PM By Joel Najman

     This past June 21,2012 music composer and song lyricist Richard Adler passed away at age 90 at his Long Island, New York home.
     Back in the mid-1950's Richard Adler co-wrote the music for two of Broadway's all-time most successful musicals: The Pajama Game and Damn Yankees.
     Plus, during a songwriting career that extended more than sixty years, Richard Adler's songs written for the pop music market have sold many millions of copies and have propelled the composer into The Songwriters Hall Of Fame.
     This week Joel Najman's My Place program celebrates the life in music of composer and lyricist Richard Adler with an hour of his biggest hits and most famous songs from both on the radio and on the Broadway stage. Memorable recordings by Doris Day, Sarah Vaughan, Eddie Fisher and others are among the selections featured.

Playlist

8:03pm

Those Were The Good Old Days
Artist Name: Ray Walston
CD/Album: Damn Yankees
Record co./Cat #: RCA Victor LSD-1021
 

8:06pm

Rags To Riches
Artist Name: Tony Bennett
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Columbia 4-40048
 

8:09pm

Poon-Tang!
Artist Name: The Treniers
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Okeh 6932
 

8:12pm

True Love Goes On And On
Artist Name: The Chordettes
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Cadence 1239
 

8:15pm

Hernando's Hideaway
Artist Name: Archie Bleyer
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Cadence 1241
 

8:18pm

I'm Not At All In Love
Artist Name: Doris Day And The Girls
CD/Album: The Pajama Game
Record co./Cat #: Columbia OL-5210
 

8:21pm

Steam Heat
Artist Name: Patti Page
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Mercury 703 80-X45
 

8:24pm

Hey There
Artist Name: Rosemary Clooney
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Columbia 4-40266
 

8:27pm

Heart
Artist Name: Eddie Fisher
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: RCA Victor 6097
 

8:30pm

Near To You
Artist Name: Patti Page
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Mercury 70607
 

8:33pm

Two Lost Souls
Artist Name: Perry Como And Jaye P. Morgan
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: RCA Victor 6137
 

8:36pm

Whatever Lola Wants
Artist Name: Sarah Vaughan
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Mercury 70595
 

8:39pm

The Girl On Page 44
Artist Name: The Four Lads
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Columbia 4-41310
 

8:42pm

Everybody Loves A Lover
Artist Name: Doris Day
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Columbia 4-41195
 

8:45pm

Newport Cigarette Jingle
Artist Name: Television commercial
CD/Album: none
Record co./Cat #: Nostalgia Media, Inc
Note: excerpt
 

8:50pm

Happy Birthday, Mr President
Artist Name: Marilyn Monroe
CD/Album: none - private video
Record co./Cat #: Nostalgia Media, Inc
Note: excerpt
 

8:52pm

Dance With Me
Artist Name: Debelah Morgan
CD/Album: no album name - CD single
Record co./Cat #: Atlantic 84783
 

8:56pm

Another Time, Another Place
Artist Name: Patti Page
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Mercury 71294
Note: excerpt
 
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