He worked with many other composers, including for film lyrics. Turk was elected to the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970. Among his compositions (with music by Fred Ahlert unless otherwise noted):
1927 - Are You Lonesome Tonight? (music by Lou Handman) popularized in 1960 by Elvis Presley
1928 - I"ll Get By (as Long as I Have You)
1928 - Mean to Maine
1931 - I Don"t Know Why (I Just Do)
1931 - Walkin" My Baby Back Home
1931 - Where the Blue of the Night (Meets the Gold of the Day) for Bing Crosby
1932 - Love, You Funny Thing! He also worked with composers such as Harry Akst, George Meyer, Charles Tobias, Arthur Johnston, Maceo Pinkard, and J. Russell Robinson.