Jerry Ross wrote many songs (apart from ones in the Broadway shows, like
“Hey There,” and “Heart,” and “Hernando’s Hideaway,” which
were crossover chart-toppers recorded by a multitude of artists.)
“Rags To Riches” is probably his best known pop song, especially the initial 1953 version by Tony Bennett, which was a number-one hit for many weeks and garnered a second round of attention after being featured in Martin Scorsese’s 1990 film Goodfellas.
The following is a partial list of his many other songs, both published and unpublished, recorded and not (linked to ASCAP whenever possible).