Buddy's first birthday
- Buddy standing on stool with his mother, Sarah
6 shared a 2 bedroom tenement at 105th/Madison during the
time of horse drawn milk carts, ice deliveries, & subways being
songs of 1912:
"Alexander's Ragtime Band" -
w & m: Irving Berlin
Melancholy Baby" -
w: Norton/ m: Burnett
Moonlight Bay" -
w: Madden/ m: Weinrich
I Was Twenty-One and You Were Sweet Sixteen"
by Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
Flu pandemic hits NYC -
to bed for 2 years!
Catskills - actor/singer/dancer/tummeler
Building - song plugger/writer
Lewis Music Co.
& Popular Music Co.
Brill Building - 1619 Broadway - in the heart of
music district post-Tin Pan Alley.
After its completion
in 1931, the owners were forced by a
deepening Depression to rent space to
music publishers, since there
were few other takers. The first three were
Mills Music (another publisher
of Buddy's) and Famous-Music.
By 1962 the Brill Building contained 165
Bacharach & David, Boyce & Hart, Don Kirshner,
Phil Spector, Goffin & King, Mann & Weil, Greenfield & Sedaka,
Barry & Greenwich, Pomus & Shuman, Leiber & Stoller,
Paul Simon's office is located there.
sang live on CBS Radio -
to sing "Stardust" on the air
He was a singer, dancer and vocalist with several
orchestras, and a soloist
on radio. He wrote and
co-produced the radio show
School of the Air".
with Milton Berle, Lester
Hawkins, Avery Parrish,
Milton Berle changed Buddy's
name to Feyne
HITS - "Jersey
Bounce," "Tuxedo Junction,"
at the top of the Hit Parade,
"The Shadow Knows," "Dolimite," and more
Served in the 77th Infantry Division in the Pacific:
for bravery going behind enemy lines
sustained in line of duty
for the Armed Forces Radio Service
produced shows for servicemen
"Soldier Boy" &
it on Armed Forces Radio
in the Phillippines
to the front for the USO)
Created shows for his unit:
led band and sang
Taught 200 service men ballroom dancing.
Bounce" was being played by the band
onshore as he shipped
out for duty.
No one on board knew he composed it.)
the final song played by
the US Army Band prior to the
1991 Gulf War was "Tuxedo Junction.")
WWII - Pilots
name their craft
Named their B-17 bombers "Jersey Bounce"
War - studied early TV
Married Virginia Molin
early TV at the
Academy of Television in Los Angeles
wrote "Preview Theatre" for KFWB
Bill Harrington Show" for television in New York, which
he also produced.
He also wrote special material for night club singers.
1950-55 - wrote songs and musicals
with Bill Harrington
& Harry Revel
This Is Brooklyn &
Song of Texas
Wrote & hosted & sang on
After School Swing Special
& The Nursery Crime Detective
Publishing Company: ESSENJAY
to promote original music.
Continued to write and compose with:
Milton Berle, Bill
Stan Worth, Ken Carson, Harry Revel, Bill Baker,
Al Sherman and many more.
performed on television by:
Gene Autry on the Gene Autry Show
on the Ernie Kovacs Show
Joe Williams on the Joey Bishop Show
70s Created reviews and special material:
Lamb's Club Salute to Ed
produced by Harry Delmar in NYC
Children's Album - Music and Lyrics
Romper Room: Time
to write both Music and Lyrics
the Good Things," "Joe's Notion,"
"Little Tommy Tumbleweed,"
- 73 Film
Diary of a Stewardess
& Dead End Dolls
Developed 20 year friendship with
Theme Song: "Tuxedo
This Is Brooklyn
Contributed to several
albums by Bill Baker
Composed "She Carries The
Sang at Barbata's
in Los Angeles
PERFORMERS: Manhattan Transfer, Milton
LA Jazz Choir, Frank Wayne,
Bob Grabeau, Gerry Eskelin
COMPOSERS: Peter Tinturin, Bill Baker,
Bill Harrington, Irving Miller, Al Sherman,
Stan Worth, Ken Carson
PUBLISHERS & PRODUCERS: Mort Browne, Harry
obit dated Jan 22, 1999
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