Larry Stock

Larry Stock (New York City 1896 – May 4, 1984) was an American songwriter and inductee into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

BiographyEdit

His mother immigrated to the US from Erlich, near Budapest in Hungary with her mother and sister, Bella. (One of Bella's grandsons became well known in a different music field and coined the phrase, "Rhythm and Blues" - and was one of the founders of Atlantic Records Jerry Wexler). At twelve he was accepted by the school that later became the Juilliard School. After graduating at sixteen he continued his studies at the City College of New York.[1]

SongsEdit

He co-wrote the Fats Domino hit with Al Lewis "Blueberry Hill", the Dean Martin hit "You're Nobody till Somebody Loves You", "Morning Side of the Mountain", (recorded by Tommy Edwards, The Osmonds) and "You Won't Be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart)" a hit by Doris Day featuring Les Brown and his orchestra.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Don Tyler -Hit songs, 1900-1955: American popular music of the pre-rock era 2007 "Larry Stock (1896-1998) By his eighth birthday, Larry Stock was playing the piano, and at twelve, was accepted by the school that later became the Juilliard School. Graduating at sixteen, he continued his studies at the City College of New York"