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Joe Renzetti

Joe Renzetti was born on January 4, 1941 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Joe first became interested in music at age six after he heard a guitarist at a wedding. Renzetti began his career in the early 60s as the in-house guitarist at Cameo Records in Philadelphia; among the songs he played guitar on are "Let's Twist Again," "The Mashed Potato," "... See full bio »

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Child's Play
Child's Play Composer
The Buddy Holly Story
Poltergeist III
Poltergeist III Composer
Dead & Buried
Dead & Buried Composer


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 2016 Beggar Girl (Short) (completed)
 2013 Twisted Tales (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- To Hell with You (2013)
- Cached (2013)
 2001 Tyrants in Therapy (TV Series)
 1999 Wired Angel
 1997 One Take
 1993 South Beach
 1991 Basket Case 3
 1991 Murderous Vision (TV Movie)
 1990 Frankenhooker
 1990 Basket Case 2
 1989 Lisa
 1989 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1988 Child's Play
 1987-1988 Sable (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Mob (1988)
- Watchdogs (1987)
- Copycat (1987)
- Evangelist (1987)
- Hunt (1987)
 1982 Mysterious Two (TV Movie)
 1981 The Time Crystal (TV Movie)
 1981 Dead & Buried
 1980 Fatso
 1980 Marathon (TV Movie)
 1979 Diary of a Teenage Hitchhiker (TV Movie)
 1979/I Elvis (TV Movie)
 1978 Cotton Candy (TV Movie)
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