Ervin Drake Ervin Maurice Druckman (April 3, 1919 – January 15, 2015), better known as Ervin Drake, was an American songwriter whose works include such American Songbook standards as "I Believe" and "It Was a Very Good Year". On January 15, 2015, Drake died at his home in Great Neck, New York due to complications from BLADDER CANCER He was 95.
Owens Boomer Castleman (July 1945 – September better known by his stage name Boomer Castleman, was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. He was from Farmers Branch, Texas. He invented the Palm Pedal.