Woody Harris (1911-1985) was an American songwriter of the 1950s and 1960s. He is perhaps best known for songs written for and with Bobby Darin. On "Queen Of The Hop", Darin used the name "Walden Tweed". His real name was Walden Robert Cassotto. He also wrote songs for Elvis Presley, Della Reese and other popular singers. In addition to his collaboration with Darin, he also collaborated with Eddie V. Deane, Jack Reardon, and others. Harris composed songs in the rock and roll, rockabilly, and blues genres.
Harris was born November 1, 1911 in New York City. He died February 19, 1985 in Hallandale, Florida.
Below is a partial list of songs written by Harris:
Brand New House
Bobby Darin, Otis Spann
Paul Evans, Jack Reardon
Early in the Morning
Bobby Darin, Buddy Holly
I Want You With Me
Pity Miss Kitty
Queen of the Hop
Bobby Darin, Dion and the Belmonts, Danny & the Juniors
Eddie V. Deane
Some of My Best Friends Are the Blues
Della Reese, Lena Horne, Jimmy Witherspoon
You Never Called
Was There a Call for Me (B side of Mack the Knife)
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