Milton Yakus

Milton Yakus (December 25, 1917 – November 6, 1980) was an American songwriter of popular music. He was married to Martha Yakus, and was the father of recording engineer Shelly Yakus, born in 1945[1] Milton with his brother Herbert Yakus founded Ace Recording Studios in Boston, Massachusetts.[2][3]

Notable songsEdit

Yakus wrote or co-wrote the following publications:


  1. ^ HARTMAN, KENT "Goodnight L.A.: The Rise and Fall of Class Rock" published by Hackette Book Group ISBN 9780306824388
  2. ^ Milton Yakus discography at Discogs
  3. ^ Nat Shapiro; Bruce Pollock (1950), Popular Music, Adrian Press