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Michael Been (I) (1950–2010)

Michael Been was born on March 17, 1950 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. He is known for his work on The Lost Boys (1987), Light Sleeper (1992) and Tango & Cash (1989). He died on August 19, 2010 in Hasselt, Flanders, Belgium. See full bio »

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 1992 Light Sleeper (music producer) / (musician)
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 1989 Tango & Cash (writer: "Let The Day Begin")
 1987 The Lost Boys (writer: "I Still Believe")
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 1992 Light Sleeper
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 2004 9 Songs (special thanks - as Michael Big Daddy Been)
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 1994 Strong Hand of Love (Video documentary)

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Singer and songwriter for rock band The Call.

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Michael Big Daddy Been

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I personally like music that speaks to me about my life - not my fantasies - not my ego. When a band writes a song and I can say "that's how I feel - that's what I think - that's my experience," it creates a kind of community. Loneliness, or better still, aloneness, is a basic emotion we all share to varying degrees, and the music that appeals to me is the type that eases that aloneness. See more »


Mike Been was a member of the rock group The Call, whose song "I Still Believe", was performed by another band on the soundtrack of the movie The Lost Boys (1987). See more »

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