• Catalog Spotlight: Doc Pomus
    Catalog Spotlight: Doc Pomus

Legendary Brill Building songwriter, Doc Pomus, is one of the greatest songwriters in the history of American popular music, penning such rock, pop, and R&B standards as "Viva Las Vegas," "A Teenager In Love," and "This Magic Moment," among many, many others.

Pomus began his career as a blues singer before striking up a partnership with Mort Shuman and transitioning to songwriting full-time. Together, the two set up shop in the Brill Building and began churning out hits for the likes of Elvis Presley, Fabian, Dion, and Bobby Darin.

  1. Ray Charles - "Lonely Avenue"
  2. LaVern Baker - "My Happiness Forever"
  3. Big Joe Turner - "Love Roller Coaster"
  4. Dion & The Belmonts - "A Teenager In Love"
  5. The Mystics - "Hushabye"
  6. Fabian - "I'm A Man"
  7. Jimmy Darren - "Angel Face"
  8. The Drifters - "Save The Last Dance For Me"
  9. The Drifters - "This Magic Moment"
  10. The Crickets - "Don't Try To Change Me"
  11. Elvis Presley - "Viva Las Vegas"
  12. The Beach Boys - "Hushabye"
  13. The McCoys - "You Make Me Feel So Good"
  14. The Amen Corner - "The World Of Broken Hearts"
  15. Bad Company - "Young Blood"
  16. B.B. King - "There Must Be A Better World Somewhere"


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