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Billy Barnes (I) (1927–2012)

Billy Barnes was known as the "Revue Master of Hollywood" in the 1950s and 1960s, creating the famous "Billy Barnes Revues", including "Billy Barnes' People", "Billy Barnes' Hollywood", "Billy Barnes' Party", and "Billy Barnes' LA". Barnes composed the ballad "(Have I Stayed) Too Long at the Fair", introduced by his then-wife, Joyce Jameson, in ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 6 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

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 1978 The Hanna-Barbera Happy Hour (TV Series) (musical director)
 1975 Cher (TV Series) (special musical material - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (1975) ... (special musical material)
 1974 The Hudson Brothers Razzle Dazzle Show (TV Series) (composer - 16 episodes)
- Episode #1.16 (1974) ... (composer: special musical material)
- Episode #1.15 (1974) ... (composer: special musical material)
- Episode #1.14 (1974) ... (composer: special musical material)
- Episode #1.13 (1974) ... (composer: special musical material)
- Episode #1.12 (1974) ... (composer: special musical material)
  Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (TV Series) (special musical material - 139 episodes, 1968 - 1973) (composer - 1 episode, 1969)
- Episode #6.24 (1973) ... (special musical material)
- Episode #6.23 (1973) ... (special musical material)
- Episode #6.22 (1973) ... (special musical material)
- Episode #6.21 (1973) ... (special musical material)
- Episode #6.20 (1973) ... (special musical material)
 1971 The Grand Opening of Walt Disney World (TV Movie documentary) (composer: songs)
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Stage Play: The Billy Barnes People. Musical revue. Book by Bob Rodgers. Music by Billy Barnes. Lyrics by Billy Barnes [final Broadway credit]. Music arranged by Ray Henderson. Cartoons by William Box. Directed by Bob Rodgers. Royale Theatre: 13 Jun 1961- 17 Jun 1961 (7 performances). Cast: Ken Berry, Jack Grinnage, Joyce Jameson (as "... See more »
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He first won recognition with a series of satirical stage revues. An assertive composer and skillful pianist, "The Billy Barnes Revues" in the late 50s were used as a springboard for many talented comics/singers on the rise, including: Jo Anne Worley, Ken Berry, Jackie Joseph, Bert Convy, Ann Morgan Guilbert, Dick Patterson, David Ketchum and former wife, Joyce Jameson. See more »

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