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Michael Bishop (II)

Michael Bishop's professional career began as a singer on his mother's television program at the age of 5. Michael was regularly performing, piano, guitar and singing, with his older brother Harold, also an artist, by the age of 10. Five years later as The Boys, they won a battle of the bands titled The Pepsi Boss Battle for KHJ Radio/TV Los ... See full bio »
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Bloodsport
Bloodsport Soundtrack
(1988)
Death Wish 4: The Crackdown
(1987)
Shy People
Shy People Music Department
(1987)

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 1988 Bloodsport (performer: "Steal the Night") / (producer: "Steal the Night") / (writer: "Steal the Night")
 1987 Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (arranger: "In Some Brazil", "The Hunger") / (performer: "In Some Brazil", "The Hunger") / (producer: "In Some Brazil", "The Hunger") / (writer: "In Some Brazil", "The Hunger")
 1987 Three Kinds of Heat (performer: "Three Kinds of Heat", "Spin") / (writer: "Three Kinds of Heat", "Spin")
 1987 American Ninja 2: The Confrontation (arranger: "Temptation") / (performer: "Slippin' Sands", "Sin City") / (producer: "Sin City", "Temptation") / (writer: "Tell About Mary", "Slippin' Sands", "Sin City", "Temptation")
 1987 Shy People (arranger: "Shy People", "Goin' to Town") / (performer: "Shy People", "Goin' to Town", "Hummin' the Blues") / (producer: "Shy People", "Goin' to Town", "Hummin' the Blues") / (writer: "Hummin' the Blues")
 1987 Street Smart (writer: "Only in Your Arms")
 1986 52 Pick-Up (producer: "Gotta Have You") / (writer: "Gotta Have You")
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He wrote "Steal the Night" for the film Bloodsport (1988) after the producers, Mark DiSalle, Yoram Globus, and Menahem Golan could not secure the license for "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" by "Tears for Fears." Bishop's song "Steal the Night" became an international cult hit, although it was never released on the movie soundtrack or elsewhere (until 2006 as a limited edition through ... See more »

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