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Willie Bobo (1934–1983)

Willie Bobo was born on February 28, 1934 in New York City, New York, USA as William Correa. He was married to Alicia. He died on September 15, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »
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 2013 Adore (writer: "In These Shoes?" - as Willie "Bobo" Correa)
 2008 Complete Recollection (Short) ("Trinidad")
 2007 Big Love (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Happiest Girl (2007) ... (performer: "Music To Watch Girls By" - uncredited)
  The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Stage 5 (2007) ... (performer: "Fried Neckbones and Some Homefries (Dan the Automator Remix)") / (writer: "Fried Neckbones and Some Homefries (Dan the Automator Remix)")
 2006 Scarface: The World Is Yours (Video Game) (performer: "Fried Neckbones")
 2005 Kinky Boots (writer: "In These Shoes" (1999) - as Willie 'Bobo' Correa)
 2005 In Her Shoes (performer: "Spanish Grease" (1965)) / (writer: "Spanish Grease" (1965) - as William Correa)
 2005 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (performer: "FRIED NECK BONES AND SOME HOME FRIES") / (writer: "FRIED NECK BONES AND SOME HOME FRIES" - as William "Bobo" Correa)
 2002 Any Time Now (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2002) ... (writer: "In These Shoes" (1999) - as Willie 'Bobo' Correa)
- Episode #1.5 (2002) ... (writer: "In These Shoes" (1999) - as Willie 'Bobo' Correa)
- Episode #1.4 (2002) ... (writer: "In These Shoes" (1999) - as Willie 'Bobo' Correa)
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... (writer: "In These Shoes" (1999) - as Willie 'Bobo' Correa)
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... (writer: "In These Shoes" (1999) - as Willie 'Bobo' Correa)
 2002 Empire (performer: "Diferente")
 1998 Very Bad Things (performer: "Boogaloo in Room 802" (1965), "Fried Neck Bones and Some Home Fries" (1965)) / (writer: "Fried Neck Bones and Some Home Fries" (1965))
 1998 Out of Sight (performer: "Spanish Grease") / (writer: "Spanish Grease" - as William Correa)
 1997 The Game (performer: "Going Out Of My Head")
 1995 Murder Was the Case: The Movie (Video short) (writer: "Murder Was the Case")
 1977 Game Show Models ("Motorcycle Piece", "Cici Love")
 1972 Little Sisters (writer: "Soul Sacrifice" - uncredited)
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Sideman with Tito Puente (1954-57), Cal Tjader (1958-61) and Mongo Santamaria's charanga band (1961-62). Formed own Latin-Jazz fusion groups (1963-64 and 1965). Had his biggest hit in 1965 with "Spanish Grease" for Verve Records. See more »

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