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James Cavanaugh (II) (1892–1967)

Songwriter ("Mississippi Mud", "I Like Mountain Music", "You're Nobody 'til Somebody Loves You", "Christmas in Killarney") and author, educated in public schools, then a writer of vaudeville material, collaborating with John Redmond, Nat Simon, Frank Weldon, Vincent Rose, Larry Stock, Dick Robertson and Harry Barris. Joining ASCAP in 1933, his ... See full bio »

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(age 74) in Bronx, New York, USA

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(2013)
Payback Soundtrack
(1999)
(2005)
Wild Wild West Soundtrack
(1999)

Filmography

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 2018 Milosc jest wszystkim (writer: "You're Nobody 'til Somebody Loves You")
 2017 The Deuce (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Principle Is All (2017) ... (writer: "You're Nobody 'til Somebody Loves You")
 2016 The Man Who Saved Ben-Hur (Documentary) ("You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You")
 2016 Snooker Shoot-Out (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2016: Day Three - Part 1 (2016) ... (writer: "You're Nobody TIill Somebody Loves You" - uncredited)
 2015 A Royal Night Out (writer: "I Came I Saw I Conga'd")
 2014 Alles ist Liebe (writer: "You're Nobody 'til Somebody Loves You")
 2014 Rugby League: Challenge Cup (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Final: Castleford vs. Leeds (2014) ... (writer: "You're Nobody till Somebody Loves You" - uncredited)
 2013 Last Vegas (writer: "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You")
 2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation (writer: "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You")
 2012 Funny Show Part Two: The Video - Movie (Video) (writer: "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You")
 2011 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Blue and the Gray (2011) ... (writer: "You're Nobody till Somebody Loves You" - uncredited)
 2010 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #17.109 (2010) ... (writer: "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You" - uncredited)
 2010 Secret Diary of a Call Girl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.8 (2010) ... (writer: "You're Nobody till Somebody Loves You" - uncredited)
 2009 House (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Broken (2009) ... (writer: "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You" - uncredited)
 2009 Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Allegra Caldarello (2009) ... (writer: "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You" - uncredited)
 2008 Bank Bang (writer: "Love Gets Sweeter Every Day")
 2008 Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd Out of Control (Video) (writer: "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You")
 2007 Love Is All (writer: "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You" - as Cavanugh)
 2007 Music Within (writer: "You're Nobody 'Til Someone Loves You")
 2006 ER (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Somebody to Love (2006) ... (writer: "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You")
 2006 How to Go Out on a Date in Queens (writer: "Your Nobody Til Somebody Loves You")
 2005 Two for the Money (writer: "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You")
 2005 Bailey's Billion$ ("YOU'RE NOBODY TILL SOMEBODY LOVES YOU")
 2005 Assault on Precinct 13 (writer: "You're Nobody 'til Somebody Loves you")
 2004 Dean Martin: The One and Only (Video documentary) (writer: "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You" - uncredited)
 2004 7th Heaven (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Angel (2004) ... (writer: "You're Nobody till Somebody Loves You")
 2003 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Time to Hate (2003) ... (writer: "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You")
 2003 Live and Swingin': The Ultimate Rat Pack Collection (Video documentary) (writer: "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You")
 2002 Contact (TV Movie) (writer: "You're Nobody 'til Someone Loves You")
 2002 Death to Smoochy (writer: "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You")
 2002 Uncle Frank (Documentary) (writer: "A Little on the Lonely Side")
 2001 Russian Doll (writer: "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You")
 2001 The Mexican (writer: "You're Nobody 'til Somebody Loves You")
 2000 Freaks and Geeks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Noshing and Moshing (2000) ... (writer: "You're Nobody till Somebody Loves You" - uncredited)
 2000 Down to You (writer: "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You")
 1999 Mickey Blue Eyes (writer: "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You")
 1999 Wild Wild West (writer: "Mississippi Mud")
 1999/I Payback (writer: "You're Nobody till Somebody Loves You")
 1999 Man of the Century (writer: "Mississippi Mud")
 1998 Living Out Loud (writer: "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You")
 1998 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- His Way (1998) ... (writer: "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You" - uncredited)
 1997 Money Talks (writer: "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You")
 1997 Men Seeking Women (writer: "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You")
 1996 Swingers (writer: "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You")
 1995 Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (writer: "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You")
 1994 Trapped in Paradise (writer: "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You")
 1993 Boxing Helena (writer: "YOU'RE NOBODY 'TIL SOMEBODY LOVES YOU" - as J. Cavanaugh)
 1991 The Hideaway (writer: "You're Nobody till Somebody Loves You")
 1991 Curly Sue (writer: "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You")
 1990 The Hot Spot (writer: "You're Nobody till Somebody Loves You" - as J. Cavanaugh)
 1989 Harlem Nights (writer: "Long Time No See")
 1989 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong (1989) ... (lyrics: "The Umbrella Man")
 1986 The Singing Detective (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Pitter Patter (1986) ... (lyrics: "The Umbrella Man" - uncredited)
 1985 Dance with a Stranger (writer: "I Came, I Saw, I Conga'd" - uncredited)
 1984 Broadway Danny Rose (writer: "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You" (1944) - uncredited)
 1983 Daffy Duck's Movie: Fantastic Island (writer: "A Little on the Lonely Side" - uncredited)
 1981 The Leprechauns' Christmas Gold (TV Short) (lyrics: "Christmas in Killarney") / (music: "Christmas in Killarney")
 1981 The George Burns (Early) Early, Early Christmas Special (TV Special) (writer: "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You")
 1979 When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? (writer: "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You")
 1976 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Phyllis Diller (1976) ... (lyrics: "Mississippi Mud")
 1976 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 3 September 1976 (1976) ... (writer: "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You")
 1974 M*A*S*H (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The General Flipped at Dawn (1974) ... (writer: "Mississippi Mud" - uncredited)
 1974 California Split (writer: "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You" - uncredited)
 1974 The Waltons (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Gift (1974) ... (lyrics: "I Like Mountain Music")
 1973 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 April 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "Mississippi Mud")
 1970 Dad's Army (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Boots, Boots, Boots (1970) ... (writer: "I came I Saw I Conga'd" - uncredited)
 1967 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.25 (1967) ... (writer: "A Little on the Lonely Side" - uncredited)
 1967 The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Songs of the South (1967) ... (lyrics: "Mississippi Mud" - uncredited)
 1966 Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music Part II (TV Special) (writer: "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You" - uncredited)
 1965 An Evening with... (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Roberta Sherwood (1965) ... (writer: "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You")
 1964 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Joey and Roberta Sherwood Play a Benefit (1964) ... (writer: "You're Nobody 'til Somebody Loves You")
 1962 The Judy Garland Show (TV Special) (lyrics: "'Let There Be Love / You're Nobody Til Somebody Loves You'") / (music: "'Let There Be Love / You're Nobody Til Somebody Loves You'")
 1961 Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Christmas at the 53rd (1961) ... (writer: "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You" - uncredited)
 1958-1961 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Cliff Arquette (1961) ... (writer: "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You" - uncredited)
- Cliff Arquette (1959) ... (writer: "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You" - uncredited)
- Roberta Sherwood (1958) ... (writer: "Mississippi Mud", "You're Nobody 'til Somebody Loves You")
 1960 Surfside 6 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- According to Our Files (1960) ... (writer: "A Little on the Lonely Side", "The Gaucho Serenade" - uncredited)
 1959-1960 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Lady's Not for Traveling (1960) ... (writer: "A Little on the Lonely Side" - uncredited)
- The Koa Man (1959) ... (writer: "A Little On the Lonely Side")
 1960 The Revlon Revue (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- A 70th Birthday Salute to Paul Whiteman (1960) ... (lyrics: "Mississippi Mud" - uncredited)
 1959 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Downbeat (1959) ... (writer: "A Little on the Lonely Side" - uncredited)
 1958 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.2 (1958) ... (writer: "You're Nobody 'til Somebody Loves You")
 1958 The Danny Thomas Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Country Girl (1958) ... (writer: "Mississippi Mud" - uncredited)
 1958 The Big Record (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.20 (1958) ... (writer: "You're Nobody 'til Somebody Loves You")
 1956 Napoleon Bunny-Part (Short) (writer: "Grand Central Station" - uncredited)
 1954 Stop! Look! And Hasten! (Short) (writer: "Grand Central Station" - uncredited)
 1953 Of Rice and Hen (Short) (writer: "A Little on the Lonely Side" - uncredited)
 1953 There Auto Be a Law (Short) (writer: "Grand Central Station" - uncredited)
 1951-1953 I Love Lucy (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Club Election (1953) ... (writer: "Cuban Cabby" - uncredited)
- Pilot (1951) ... (writer: "Cuban Cabby")
 1951 Painting the Clouds with Sunshine (lyrics: "I Like Mountain Music" - uncredited)
 1951 Tomorrow Is Another Day (writer: "A Little on the Lonely Side" - uncredited)
 1950 Hillbilly Hare (Short) (lyrics: "I Like Mountain Music" - uncredited)
 1950 The Hypo-Chondri-Cat (Short) (writer: "A Little on the Lonely Side" - uncredited)
 1950 Chain Lightning (writer: "A Little on the Lonely Side")
 1948 A Hick a Slick and a Chick (Short) (lyrics: "Rural Rhythm" - uncredited)
 1947 The Voice of the Turtle (writer: "A Little on the Lonely Side" - uncredited)
 1947 Catch as Cats Can (Short) (writer: "A Little on the Lonely Side" - uncredited)
 1947 Mexican Joyride (Short) (writer: "The Gaucho Serenade")
 1947 Hobo Bobo (Short) (writer: "A Little on the Lonely Side" - uncredited)
 1947 Scent-imental Over You (Short) (writer: "A Little on the Lonely Side")
 1946 Never Say Goodbye (writer: "A Little on the Lonely Side")
 1946 Jan Savitt and His Band (Short) (writer: "Dearest Darling" - uncredited)
 1946 Song of Arizona (writer: "Did You Ever Get That Feeling in the Moonlight")
 1946 Community Sing 7655: No Can Do (Short) (writer: "I'd Do It All Over Again")
 1945 Peck Up Your Troubles (Short) (writer: "A Little on the Lonely Side" - uncredited)
 1945 Fresh Airedale (Short) (writer: "A Little on the Lonely Side" - uncredited)
 1945 Hare Conditioned (Short) (writer: "A Little on the Lonely Side" - uncredited)
 1945 Tale of Two Mice (Short) (writer: "A Little on the Lonely Side" - uncredited)
 1944 The Canterville Ghost (writer: "Gertie from Bizerte" (1943) - uncredited)
 1944 Hey, Rookie (writer: "So What Serenade")
 1944 Beautiful But Broke (writer: "Take the Door to the Left" - uncredited)
 1943 Sticks and Stones (Short) (lyrics: "Sticks and Stones Will Break My Bones")
 1942 You're a Sap, Mr. Jap (Short) (lyrics: "You're a Sap, Mister Jap") / (music: "You're a Sap, Mister Jap")
 1942 Daffy's Southern Exposure (Short) (lyrics: "The Gaucho Serenade" - uncredited)
 1942 Crazy Cruise (Short) (writer: "The Gaucho Serenade" - uncredited)
 1941 Never Water a Lily with Wine (Short) (lyrics: "Never Water a Lily with Wine")
 1941 Notes to You (Short) (lyrics: "The Umbrella Man" - uncredited)
 1940 The Timid Toreador (Short) (writer: "The Gaucho Serenade" - uncredited)
 1940 City for Conquest (writer: "Where Were You When the Moon Came Out?" (1940) - uncredited)
 1940 Gaucho Serenade (lyrics: "The Gaucho Serenade" (1939) - uncredited) / (music: "The Gaucho Serenade" (1939) - uncredited)
 1940 It All Came True (writer: "The Gaucho Serenade" (1940) - uncredited)
 1937 Swing Wedding (Short) (lyrics: "Mississippi Mud" - uncredited)
 1936 The Cat Came Back (Short) (lyrics: "The Cat Came Back" - uncredited)
 1935 Johnny Green & His Orchestra (Short) (lyrics: "I Like Mountain Music" - uncredited)
 1934 Betty Boop's Prize Show (Short) (writer: "You're in My Power" - uncredited)
 1934 Radio Scout (Short) (lyrics: "I Like Mountain Music" - uncredited)
 1934 The Girl from Missouri (writer: "Everybody Loves a Sailor" - uncredited)
 1933/II I Like Mountain Music (Short) (lyrics: "I Like Mountain Music")
 1933/I I Like Mountain Music (Short) (lyrics: "I Like Mountain Music" - uncredited)
 1930 King of Jazz (lyrics: "Mississippi Mud" - uncredited)
 1929 Little Johnny Jones (lyrics: "My Paradise" - uncredited)
 1929 After the Show (Short) (lyrics: "Mississippi Mud" - uncredited)
 1929 Finding His Voice (Documentary short) (writer: "Ever Since the Movies Learned to Talk" - uncredited)
 1929 Paul Tremaine and His Aristocrats (Short) (lyrics: "Mississippi Mud" - uncredited)
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