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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 »

Known For

Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Music Department
(1968-1973)
The Hanna-Barbera Happy Hour
The Hanna-Barbera Happy Hour Music Department
(1978)

Filmography

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 1978 The Hanna-Barbera Happy Hour (TV Series) (musical director)
  Cher (TV Series) (special material - 1 episode, 1975) (special musical material - 1 episode, 1975)
- Episode #2.11 (1975) ... (special material)
- 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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Show Show Self (4 credits)
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Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »
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In addition to Richard T. Jordan, his partner of nearly 30 years, Barnes is survived by his son, Tyler, from a 1950s marriage to Joyce Jameson that ended in divorce. See more »

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