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Charles Stepney (1931–1976)

Charles Stepney was born in 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was married to Rubie. He died in 1976 in Chicago. See full bio »


(age 45) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Think Like a Man Soundtrack
Hitch Soundtrack
Inherent Vice Soundtrack
27 Dresses Soundtrack


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 2019/II Us (writer: "LES FLEURS")
 2014 Inherent Vice (writer: "Les Fleur")
 2014 Les Fleurs (Video short) (writer: "Les Fleurs")
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2006-2012 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Semifinalist Boys Perform (2012) ... (writer: "Reasons")
- Top 24 Performance Show: Part 2 (Guys) (2006) ... (writer: "Reasons")
 2012 Think Like a Man (writer: "That's The Way Of The World")
 2010 Step Up 3D (writer: "Drivin' Me Wild")
 2008 27 Dresses (writer: "Love Has Fallen on Me")
 2006 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fireflies (2006) ... (writer: "That's the Way of the World")
 2005/I Hitch (writer: "Reasons")
 2003 Love Don't Cost a Thing (writer: "Reasons")
 2003 The Boys of 2nd Street Park (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Amen")
 2002 The Original Latin Kings of Comedy (Documentary) (writer: "What Is An American")
  S.P.U.N.G (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2002) (music - 1 episode, 2002)
- Vi som älskade varandra så mycket (2002) ... (lyrics: "Les fleurs" - uncredited) / (music: "Les fleurs" - uncredited)
 2001 Shining Stars: The Official Story of Earth, Wind, & Fire (Video) (writer: "Reasons", "That's The Way of the World")
 1998 Soul Music Festival: Part IV (TV Special) (writer: "Reasons", "That's The Way Of The World" - uncredited)
 1983 The Big Score (writer: "Le Fleurs")
 1979 The Music for UNICEF Concert: A Gift of Song (TV Special) (writer: "Tht's The Way of the World")
 1978 Killer of Sheep (writer: "Reasons")
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Alternate Names:

Chuck Stepney

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Stepney was one of Chicago's most prolific music men, producing and/or arranging for artists such as The Dells, Rotary Connection, Minnie Riperton, Earth, Wind & Fire, The Emotions & Deniece Williams. He was in the process of co-producing Earth, Wind & Fire's "Spirit" album when he died of a heart attack.

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