You’re Nobody till Somebody Loves You – 1944

“You’re Nobody till Somebody Loves You” is a popular song written by Russ Morgan, Larry Stock, and James Cavanaugh and published in 1944.

The song was first recorded by Morgan and has been covered by numerous artists. It is best known in versions by Dean Martin, who recorded it for Reprise Records in 1964, and by The Mills Brothers.

Dean Martin’s version spent 9 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at No. 25, while reaching No. 1 on Billboard’s Middle-Road Singles chart, and No. 28 on Canada’s CHUM Hit Parade.

It was the B-side to Frankie Vaughan’s hit single “There Must Be a Way”, which broke into the UK top ten.

A cover by Ray Price peaked at number 60 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in 1986.

Deana Martin recorded “You’re Nobody ’til Somebody Loves You,” in 2006. The song was a hit for her father, Dean Martin. The song was released on her album “Memories Are Made of This” in 2006 by Big Fish Records.

Recorded versions

Louis Armstrong
Rick Astley
Michael Bublé (2009)
George Burns
Cab Calloway and Scatman Crothers
Nat King Cole (1962)
Sam Cooke
Jamie Cullum
Bobby Darin
James Darren – This One’s from the Heart (1999)
Sammy Davis Jr
Frances Faye (1958)
The Four Seasons as The Wonder Who?
Pete Fountain
Connie Francis (1961)
Jackie Gleason
Eydie Gormé
Robert Goulet (1970)
Hardrock Gunter
Bill Henderson and Count Basie (1965)
Damita Jo
Peggy Lee (1963)
Gisele Mackenzie
Dean Martin (1964)
Mills Brothers
Russ Morgan and his Orchestra (1946)
Matt Monro
Wayne Newton – (also performed on The Lucy Show)
Ray Price
Della Reese
Jimmy Roselli
Frank Sinatra – Sinatra Swings (1961)
Kate Smith (1964)
The Supremes (1965)
Frankie Vaughan
Dinah Washington (1962)
Andy Williams
Deana Martin (2006)