Crosby wrote or co-wrote lyrics to 22 songs. His composition "
At Your Command" was no. 1 for three weeks on the U.S. pop singles chart beginning on August 8, 1931. "
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You" was his most successful composition, recorded by
Billie Holiday, and
Mildred Bailey, among others. Songs co-written by Crosby include:
- "That's Grandma" (1927), with
Harry Barris and
- "From Monday On" (1928), with Harry Barris and recorded with the
Paul Whiteman Orchestra featuring
Bix Beiderbecke on cornet, no. 14 on US pop singles charts
- "What Price Lyrics?" (1928), with Harry Barris and
- "Ev'rything's Agreed Upon" (1930), with Harry Barris
At Your Command" (1931), with Harry Barris and
Harry Tobias, US, no. 1 (3 weeks)
- "Believe Me" (1931), with James Cavanaugh and
Where the Blue of the Night (Meets the Gold of the Day)" (1931), with
Roy Turk and
Fred Ahlert, US, no. 4; US, 1940 re-recording, no. 27
- "You Taught Me How to Love" (1931), with H. C. LeBlang and Don Herman
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You" (1932), with
Victor Young and
Ned Washington, US, no. 5
- "My Woman" (1932), with Irving Wallman and Max Wartell
- "Cutesie Pie" (1932), with Red Standex and
- "I Was So Alone, Suddenly You Were There (1932), with
Leigh Harline, Jack Stern and
- "Love Me Tonight" (1932), with Victor Young and Ned Washington, US, no. 4
Waltzing in a Dream" (1932), with Victor Young and Ned Washington, US, no.6
- "You're Just a Beautiful Melody of Love" (1932), lyrics by Bing Crosby, music by Babe Goldberg
- "Where Are You, Girl of My Dreams?"
 (1932), written by Bing Crosby,
Irving Bibo, and Paul McVey, featured in the 1932 Universal film
The Cohens and Kellys in Hollywood
- "I Would If I Could But I Can't" (1933), with
Mitchell Parish and Alan Grey
- "Where the Turf Meets the Surf" (1941) with
Johnny Burke and
James V. Monaco.
- "Tenderfoot" (1953) with Bob Bowen and
Perry Botkin, originally issued using the pseudonym of "Bill Brill" for Bing Crosby.
- "Domenica" (1961) with
Pietro Garinei /
Gorni Kramer / Sandro Giovannini
That's What Life is All About" (1975), with
Peter Dacre, and
Les Reed, US, AC chart, no. 35; UK, no. 41
- "Sail Away from Norway" (1977) – Crosby wrote lyrics to go with a traditional song.