Larry Markes

Lawrence Wolcott Markes was an American comedian, singer and screenwriter. Markes was born in Brooklyn, New York, and decided at an early age to become a writer. Soon after graduating from the University of Miami, he started setting lyrics to the melody of another young songwriter, Dick Charles. Their first hit was "Mad About Him, Sad About Him, How Can I Be Glad Without Him Blues", which Dinah Shore recorded successfully for Columbia Records. During World War II, Markes was in the US Army Air Corps. He left the service in 1945, returning to New York and his songwriting collaboration with Charles. They wrote "Along the Navajo Trail", with Eddie De Lange, which was r ... more on Wikipedia

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