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Thom Bell (I)


Composer / arranger / record producer Thom Bell is known as one of the chief architects of "The Sound Of Philadelphia". In the mid-'60s he was the house pianist at The Uptown Theatre in Philadelphia and later became musical director for Chubby Checker. In 1966 he partnered up with entrepreneur Stan Watson to produce a local group called The ... See full bio »
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 2014 About Last Night (writer: "Rubberband Man")
 2011-2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #20.119 (2012) ... (writer: "I'll Be Around" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.187 (2011) ... (writer: "The Rubberband Man" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.140 (2011) ... (writer: "Rubberband Man" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.88 (2011) ... (writer: "The Rubberband Man" - uncredited)
 2011 Tower Heist (writer: "I'm Doing Fine Now")
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.164 (2011) ... (writer: "How to Unring a Bell" - uncredited)
 2011 Attack the Block (writer: "Ready Or Not (Here I Come)" - as Thomas Bell)
 2010 Multiple Sarcasms (writer: "I'll Be Around" - as Thomas Bell)
 2009 The Cleveland Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- From Bed to Worse (2009) ... (writer: "I'll Be Around" - uncredited)
 2009 Fighting (writer: "Ready or Not Here I Come (Can't Hide from Love)")
 2008 American Swing (Documentary) (writer: "Rockin' Roll Baby")
 2005-2008 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Auditions 1 (2008) ... (writer: "You Make Me Feel Brand New" - uncredited)
- Live Show 4 (2005) ... (writer: "You Make Me Feel Brand New" - uncredited)
- Judges' Houses 1 (2005) ... (writer: "You Make Me Feel Brand New" - uncredited)
 2007 The Hunting Party (writer: "You Make Me Feel Brand New" - as Thomas Randolph Bell)
 2006 The Light (Short) (writer: "You Make Me Feel Brand New" (1974))
 2006 Akeelah and the Bee (writer: "Rubberband Man" (1976) - as Thomas Bell)
 2005 The Ringer (writer: "You Are Everything" - as Thomas Bell)
 2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin' (as Thomas Bell, "I'll Be Around (Whenever You Want Me)")
 2003 Radio (music: "Rubberband Man" (1976) - as Thomas Bell) / (writer: "I'll Be Around (Whenever You Want Me)" (1973) - as Thomas Bell)
 2003 Celebridade (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 13 October 2003 (2003) ... (writer: "You Make Me Feel Brand New" - uncredited)
 2003 Cradle 2 the Grave (writer: "Slangin' Dem Thangs")
 2003 Confidence (writer: - as Thomas Bell) / (writer: "Suntoucher" - as T. Bell)
 2002 Ripley's Game (writer: "You Are Everything")
 2002 John Q (performer: "La La (Means I Love You)")
 2001 Bridget Jones's Diary (writer: "Stop, Look, Listen (To Your Heart)" - as Bell)
 2000 The Family Man (writer: "La La (Means I Love You)")
 2000 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Malcolm Babysits (2000) ... (writer: "La-La (Means I Love You)")
 2000 Boiler Room (writer: "Funky Child")
 1998 Free Money (writer: "You Make Me Feel Brand New" - as Thomas Bell)
 1997 Jackie Brown (writer: "La La La Means I Love You" (1968), "Didn't I Blow Your Mind This Time" (1970) - as Thomas Bell)
 1996 When We Were Kings (Documentary) (writer: "I'm Coming Home")
 1995 Dead Presidents (writer: "I'll Be Around")
 1991 City Slickers (producer: "WHERE DID MY HEART GO?" (1991))
 1991 The Five Heartbeats (writer: "Ready or Not, Here I Come", "Didn't I Blow Your Mind This Time", "La La (Means I Love You)" - as Thomas Bell)
 1991 Queens Logic (writer: "Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)")
 1991 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Denial (1991) ... (writer: "You Are Everything")
 1981 Stripes (writer: "Rubberband Man")
 1980 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lynda Carter (1980) ... (writer: "The Rubberband Man" - uncredited)
 1977 The Squeeze (lyrics: "YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW") / (music: "YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW")
 1977 The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... (writer: "The Rubberband Man")
 1976-1977 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 10 February 1977 (1977) ... (writer: "Wake Up Susan")
- Episode dated 7 October 1976 (1976) ... (writer: "Rubberband Man")
 1976 The Sonny and Cher Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... (writer: "You Make Me Feel Brand New")
 1974 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 12 March 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "I'm Coming Home")
 1973 The Midnight Special (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.20 (1973) ... (writer: "I'll Be Around")
 1970 The Rosey Grier Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 26 September 1970 (1970) ... (writer: "People Make the World Go Round")
 1969 Music Scene (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.14 (1969) ... (writer: "What's the Use of Breaking Up")
- Episode #1.8 (1969) ... (writer: "A Brand New Me")
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