Joan Whitney Kramer
In 1934, while playing a showgirl in The Great Waltz on Broadway, she took the stage name Joan Whitney. She studied voice under Alex Kramer, who later collaborated with her on a number of songs including "Candy", Ain't Nobody Here but Us Chickens, and "Far Away Places". Kramer and Whitney married and had a son, Doren, while living in Forest Hills, New York.
with Alex Kramer
- "Ain't Nobody Here but Us Chickens" (1946)
- "Behave Yourself"
- "Comme Ci Comme Ca" -English lyrics by- Joan Whitney and Alex Kramer -music by- Bruno Coquatrix (1949)
- "Deep as the River" (recorded by Harry Belafonte in 1949)
- "Far Away Places" (1948)
- "High on a Windy Hill" (1940)
- "I Only Saw Him (You) Once" (1947)
- "Love Somebody" (1947)
- "Money Is the Root of All Evil (Take It Away Take It Away Take It Away)" (1945)
- "No Man Is an Island"
- "That's The Way It Is" (1945)
- "Why Is It?" (1940)
with Mack David and Alex Kramer
- Clay, Leslie (2013). Sisters In Song; Women Hymn Writers. Compass Flower Press. ISBN 9781936688760. Retrieved 23 July 2016.
- "Can You Tell a Comer? Listen for These!". The Mason City Globe-Gazette. Iowa, Mason City. The Mason City Globe-Gazette. July 6, 1940. p. 11. Retrieved July 22, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.
- "You'll never get away [music] / words and music by Joan Whitney, Alex Kramer and Hy Zaret. - Version details - Trove". Trove.nla.gov.au. Retrieved 2017-07-01.